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    Porcelain tile cutter

    Try and hire a large dry (score & snap) cutter, we use a Rubi TX 1200 which will snap porcelain tiles up to 1200mm, however there about £800 so try and hire one, they do make them in shorter sizes, or another tip we have used in the past is use your dry cutter with a new wheel on it, score a...
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    Volvo vs toyota

    over toyota and volvo im leaning more toward the volvo but my mate suggested a Honda CR-V 2.0 ivtec, does have good boot size and the 4 wheel drive would help when im going down farm tracks/ lanes wich iv not got stuck on but can get slippy at times, has anyone owned one, are they good on...
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    Volvo vs toyota

    just had another look online, and seems more avensis about than volvo estates, i think the volvo looks better but then i need reliabliltiy and comfort over looks, are they toyotas comfy? curently in a vectra and its awful, dont know if its me or just poor seats.
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    Volvo vs toyota

    great replys so far, iv liked the octavia but for my budget they are mega miles, i dont mine 120,000 to say 150,000 to buy with and run up but the octavias (alot of them as taxis round here) are like 270,000 miles upward.
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    Volvo vs toyota

    Hi guys looking for a new car for family and work, could do with a estate but large saloon or hatch would be ok. Been looking at volvo v70 and the toyota avensis both aound a 07 reg. out of thease 2 what would be most likely the most reliable? I know a few people with volvos and also toyotas and...
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    vectra, octavia hatch, superb? legroom/ boot space

    Had another look online today, would a volvo v50 2.0D be better than the 407? some people have put great reviews on for them but others had nothing but trouble. Also dont know about internaly but the 407 is larger outside.
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    vectra, octavia hatch, superb? legroom/ boot space

    thats good then, to me tyre pressure monitoring is just a expensive item to go wrong, agree with you about less toys= less to go wrong. What are the 407's like on comfort then? for me i can be doing 4-6 hour drives every other day so comfort is a big thing, used to have a 2007 astra estate that...
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    vectra, octavia hatch, superb? legroom/ boot space

    Had a look on autotrader eariler, loads of 406 estates going with around 100,000 and less miles for around £2000-2500. Had a read at some reviews and not many say anything about the mechnicals apart from some issues on front suspension that can be costly? and electronic issues mainy with the...
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    vectra, octavia hatch, superb? legroom/ boot space

    i'll have a look into them 406's and see what insurance is like on them. Only thing that puts me off peugoet is that my mate had a 206 petrol (52 reg) and it was shocking, realy bad comfort and poor reliability. My main thing is comfort and reliablilty due to working all over country. I like...
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    vectra, octavia hatch, superb? legroom/ boot space

    had a couple of estates, always liked them just not many around within my £3000 budget, or ones that are cheap enough seem to cost a fortune on insurance.
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    vectra, octavia hatch, superb? legroom/ boot space

    i have had a look, thats why im struggling, both skodas lookes good, both with good boots, most seem to say the octavia is the most practical, but most legroom in back is the superb, my main issue is does anyone know if the back seats fold down in the superb? some reviews say not, others do. and...
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    vectra, octavia hatch, superb? legroom/ boot space

    Hi guys, curently looking for a new car, was going to get a xtrail but to much of a risk with potentialy expensive repairs, however from talking to a taxi driver he rates skoda octavias realy highly. My main question is, i currently have a vectra hatch wich is fine for rear leg and boot space...
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    nissan xtrail possible purchace advise

    Most of the cars iv seen for my budget are just over 100,000 miles so was hoping most issues would have all ready been dealt with. I'm not to worried about warranties as iv never bought a car with a big warranty. That's the reason I looked at the 2.2 di, the mpg seems good for the type of car...
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    nissan xtrail possible purchace advise

    As title realy, Been looking at nissan xtrails as i could do with a more practical car and idealy 4x4 due to work but dont need a big serious offroader so the xtrail fits nicely. However iv read alot about turbos and intercoolers failing alot, this seems to be more 2003 + when the engine power...
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    Which CCTV

    If cables go in cavity, ok no one may not drill though them, but mice can climb a cavity so could sometime be chewed on, also its not the easiest job to feed them down and pull them out, far easier in conduit or trunking. Labour rates are hard to guess, depens on where your from, what firm and...
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