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    Took my bike for its MOT today. Failed on the front tyre below 1mm. My own fault, shoulda checked it properly not just glanced at it. £107 for a new Pirelli to match the back . On top of that this month, I have the car tax due on 31st, £405 ouch, bike insurance £200 and the house insurance £260. Best get some serious overtime in lol
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    I wish we had overtime at our place. We aew still standing people down. So much for the recession coming to an end.
    Strange how all the bills seem to come in at the same time "eh".

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    Come's in three's mate or in your case four's always happens when your skint as well

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    car tax 405 quid...

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    Thats a VXR for you lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hideous View Post
    car tax 405 quid...
    Thats why I wont buy a Vxr

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hideous View Post
    car tax 405 quid...
    Oh don't get me wrong, I knew exactly what I was letting myself in for when I got the car and I'd weighed it all up beforehand. Still doesn't make it pleasant to pay though lol
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    unlucky mate, i dont think paying higher tax would bother me too much if its the car i liked/wanted

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    Quote Originally Posted by GARY3306 View Post
    Oh don't get me wrong, I knew exactly what I was letting myself in for when I got the car and I'd weighed it all up beforehand. Still doesn't make it pleasant to pay though lol
    If it makes you feel any better paying £405 in tax. You can rest easy with the knowlege that this government will waste it. So paying that ammount will save you the problem of putting it to a good use.

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    know how you feel mate, this year so far I've:

    4 x new tyres £300
    Discs & pads all round £125 (doing today )
    2 x rear shocks £80
    New front bumper £200
    Need new roof loom £50
    Road Tax £90 I think (6 months)
    New Windscreen £60

    And I've still got this year's MOT to look forward to in a month or two. oh and I still need to find a decent place that can balance my wheels, hopefully 3rd time lucky!

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