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Just back from France......

...... which I love.

We parked the GTV in a public car park next to the hotel. I left it on the end of a row with a gap so that the drivers door of a lhd would not be liable to open and cause a dent.

As I walked away I looked back and thought "as it is on the end of a row someone could cut the corner and graze the rear bumper". Then I thought - don't be a paranoid prat.

When we left this morning - yep - there was a large scuff mark where someone had done just that..... grrrr.

My rant? - is at myself - TRUST YOUR INSTINCTS.

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Re: Just back from France......

Drat, Bad luck dude.
[Whisper]But it is France.[/Whisper]


Hope all else was okay.
 
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Drat, Bad luck dude.
[Whisper]But it is France.[/Whisper]


Hope all else was okay.
Yep - didn't want to go down the French driver route - so that was why I was angry with myself - because I KNEW.

All else was great - we just wanted a quick trip away for our 15th wedding anniversary so went to Boulogne - underated imho - my 40 year old schoolboy French was understood (i.e. tolerated) - even by the younger generation of waiter/esses.

The food was great and the family run hotel so welcoming. I just love the coast road from Calais to Boulogne - a minor pleasure I am sure - but we like it.

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Re: Just back from France......

I'm always very wary of where I park in France or anywhere in Mainland Europe Hope it'll polish out
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Re: Just back from France......

Your not having a lot of luck with your GTV at the moment.Hope the scuffs not too bad.
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Your not having a lot of luck with your GTV at the moment.Hope the scuffs not too bad.
Nope - it's down to the plastic base - about 150 I guess - which is the insurance excess. So I'll pay up.

Yeah - the throttle cable breaking was a bummer - but , hey, after 90k it can happen.

Still love it (GTV).

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