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    Astra been sitting in the drive for 2 years

    Just bought an X plate Mrk 4 for £400.

    Been sitting in a drive for 2 years due to the owner having financial problems.

    Have gave it a look over, replaced exhaust and couple of tyres and put in a new battery. It starts first time, is quiet, and a really good drive.

    Can't see any problems with it, what else should I be looking at? (if anything)

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    The drugs and dead body in the boot
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    i would be looking at rust with it been sat for 2 years so will of collected alot of water!

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    Quote Originally Posted by sri_kev View Post
    i would be looking at rust with it been sat for 2 years so will of collected alot of water!
    Had it up on ramps at the garage and can't see any rust at all.

    It's going for it's MOT tomorrow, and I hope it doesn't through up any suprise's!

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    Make sure you get it nice and warm before its test so it doesnt fail its emissions test apart from that just the usual lights and electrical bits and keep your fingers crossed.
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    Give it an oil change, as it would have been sitting for a while, and fuel filter probs worth doing as well.


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    Quote Originally Posted by colly View Post
    The drugs and dead body in the boot


    good luck with the mot as above oil + filter change make sure its nice n warm etc for

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    Thanks for all the advice guy's, will let you know the outcome tomorrow.

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    Passed! Only got an advisory on the brake pipes!

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    Lucky! Got a bargain there mate! Any plans for it?
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