Saturday, November 03, 2018

The Search For Spok

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I get up and make a bacon sandwich, I go to see the cat, ah there she is,

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sitting in the chair.

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I wonder if she’ll be stroked today.

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ah look at that.

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she is

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loving it.

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and thus hang around a while.

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It is good to see her happy

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And thus the search for spok must start.

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I climb into my dad’s car and we head north.

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Stopping at Macclesfield Sainsburys for a bit of shopping, before reaching Romsley.

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Is this Spok?

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We take it for test drive for an hour,

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All seams okay

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I do a HPI check on the machine.


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Which seams to be okay

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So will I buy it? I’m tempted. It has the cream interior I like, I like the external colour, it has the built in sat nav and cruise control.

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This is however a PD 140 2 litre engine, and not all these were VAGS finest moments, the early ones died without exception. This is a couple of generations on, being a BMP unit. Perhaps more worrying was the fact that while it had been serviced and the book stamped, the timing belt should have been replaced some 5 years ago, and is now ten years old.

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I later confirm this car’s engine isn’t for me, I’m going to hold out for a CR engine, away from the PD’s oil pumps hex drive fiasco of VAG’s engineer excellence. My 2003 engine would last forever but these, who knows, it would appear to be a gamble? And I’m taking one from 100K to 200K so I need something reliable. So why then am I looking at a Vag car at all?

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On the way home I go to Morrisons, get some cat food and weekly shop. I throw some of it in the wok.

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With some chicken, what comes out is unimaginably wonderful. So goo in fact I eat both portions.

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I slip a disc in and get ready for an experience that I’m not actually ready for.

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Is this film weird?

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