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Old 7th August 2017, 08:25 PM
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Sometimes I wonder if it's my medication, but this is just fugly IMHO, inside and out!
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Old 7th August 2017, 08:55 PM
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Sometimes I wonder if it's my medication, but this is just fugly IMHO, inside and out!
Not your medication, it's the lack of a D3 in your life. Your aesthetics are still undeveloped. There's hope, but I'm not holding my breath
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Old 7th August 2017, 09:31 PM
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Your aesthetics are still undeveloped.
Very harsh Nick - you could just have said underdeveloped...
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Old 7th August 2017, 09:34 PM
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Sometimes I wonder if it's my medication, but this is just fugly IMHO, inside and out!
The meds may be playing a part Jim, but any '90s electronic dash is bound to look naff, and the styling's not too hot either. Having said that, it's probably better quality than anything Vauxhall have produced since
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Old 7th August 2017, 11:37 PM
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That Senator, same colour as the one I had (1988). I agree, one of the best car's I've had. It's worth repeating how similar they are to the D3's. Just look at it against your signature picture
I went to Northern Ireland with my mate a couple or three years ago to look at buying a 'mint' manual Senator after exchanging 20+ emails with the vendor, a very rare beast in manual as I had never seen one before but was assured it was 100% genuine. On arriving I met another mate at Larne and walked over to the Asda car park where the car was waiting for my arrival. It looked low...very low, a quick shuffty underneath revealed a set of lowered springs Then under the bonnet revealed the remainder of the automatic gear selector cables. That was enough for us, we were out. Only problem was the guy had driven 60 miles to get to the ferry and wasn't happy and wanted compensation. My mate's 6'3" and built like the proverbial brick s**thouse so he decided enough was enough and told the guy to get on his bike. That's when the s**t hit the fan and a Transit van with 3 bears arrived like a scene out of the Sweeney. They jumped out the van and they took a look at the size of my mate and decided to jump back in the van and leg it before WW3 started...:ROFL

What I couldn't believe was just how small it was compared to the A8.
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Old 8th August 2017, 09:23 AM
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Both the Senator and GTE had digital dash boards which were panned in every review
MK2 had the digi dash Mk1's were (Astra's that is, never been in a Senator)
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