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by qe2ex
Wed Apr 28, 2021 10:37 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: Car Finance V Lump Sum
Replies: 32
Views: 2016

Re: Car Finance V Lump Sum

I ordered a new car about two years ago and I used "https://carnovo.com/es" to do it. Basically, find the model you want, then request offers via that website. A handful of official dealers contacted me (I think three here in the south/Malaga area), but I ended up buying from a dealer in M...
by qe2ex
Wed Apr 14, 2021 10:38 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: location of fine
Replies: 10
Views: 667

Re: location of fine

Is this a Google translation of the location or is it how it was sent to you by DGT? I would read this as being the A92M about 5 km from either Loja or Puerto de las Pedrizas in the direction in which the kilometre post numbers decrease. I don't know which way the numbers run on that road. Yes, sor...
by qe2ex
Tue Apr 13, 2021 9:06 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: location of fine
Replies: 10
Views: 667

location of fine

I got a fine that seems to be issued at a location given as "At 92M P.Kilom. 005.0, Address D".

Anyone have any idea on how to decode this to something I can see on the map?
by qe2ex
Sat Feb 13, 2021 9:38 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Post Brexit Business Idea
Replies: 30
Views: 1775

Re: Post Brexit Business Idea

I will consider offers from fit athletic british babes below 28 years old. Must enjoy cooking and cleaning too. But none of that cockney dialect please. Chance of a lifetime for one of those third-world country brits to score an attractive EU-husband, as I see it. https://i0.wp.com/costadelsolupdate...
by qe2ex
Fri Feb 05, 2021 8:36 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: CAR ITV - Whats going on??
Replies: 118
Views: 17484

Re: CAR ITV - Whats going on??

Was surprised to receive a SMS today not only saying something a long the lines that I could move my scheduled booking to an earlier day (was always an option if a slot became available, but even though I've looked now and then, none were), but that I, as far google translate could understand the me...
by qe2ex
Fri Feb 05, 2021 3:17 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: Worse driving standards?
Replies: 46
Views: 2205

Re: Worse driving standards?

I think what elusive is describing is what happens to us. We have not pulled out to overtake knowing that a car is speeding along the outside lane. I would not pull out in front of a fast advancing vehicle. I check my mirrors and there's nothing in sight but then as I'm halfway overtaking the slowe...
by qe2ex
Fri Feb 05, 2021 3:13 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: Worse driving standards?
Replies: 46
Views: 2205

Re: Worse driving standards?

Like you say, the amount of times ive been over taking and a car driving at god knows what speed is up my backside within a second of me looking in my rear view mirror.they can see ive just pulled out if stuck behind a slow vehicle yet dont have the common sense to take their foot of the accelerato...
by qe2ex
Fri Feb 05, 2021 10:43 am
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: Worse driving standards?
Replies: 46
Views: 2205

Re: Worse driving standards?

I don't understand which lane is 'his' lane. Sorry. Sometimes I'm in the right lane and I want to overtake a slower car. Before changing to the left lane, I have a look and see if there's another car in the left lane already. Perhaps a car that is approaching fast from behind. If so, I stay in &quo...
by qe2ex
Thu Feb 04, 2021 9:21 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: Worse driving standards?
Replies: 46
Views: 2205

Re: Worse driving standards?

Like you say, the amount of times ive been over taking and a car driving at god knows what speed is up my backside within a second of me looking in my rear view mirror.they can see ive just pulled out if stuck behind a slow vehicle yet dont have the common sense to take their foot of the accelerato...
by qe2ex
Tue Feb 02, 2021 9:32 pm
Forum: You & the Law in Spain
Topic: Dealing with owners who break the rules?
Replies: 11
Views: 1531

Re: Dealing with owners who break the rules?

Stoker wrote: Sun Jan 24, 2021 2:27 pm Thanks Sid

Me too - but we couldn't allow it to happen without some reaction from the community.
Is there anyone except you reacting, Stoker?
by qe2ex
Mon Jan 18, 2021 2:48 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: CAR ITV - Whats going on??
Replies: 118
Views: 17484

Re: CAR ITV - Whats going on??

Spanish Lad, Last time we could not get an appointment until long after the due date. I printed out and took the appointment we did get to the local Guardia and they stamped it and signed and we just carried that with us in case we were stopped. Maybe things like that are easier to do here as we ha...
by qe2ex
Thu Jan 14, 2021 11:24 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: EXCELLENT RECONDITIONED THINGS SITE
Replies: 3
Views: 480

Re: EXCELLENT RECONDITIONED THINGS SITE

Possibly there are some good buys, but looks like one has to be more than a little careful regarding the prices. An example I looked at is this (a tool related to car repair/maintenance): EUR 74.33 at roundmarket: https://roundmarket.es/herramientas-para-coche/shankly-compresor-de-muelles-2-piezas-u...
by qe2ex
Thu Dec 10, 2020 11:44 pm
Forum: General
Topic: One off job
Replies: 3
Views: 905

Re: One off job

I remember seeing something related to this on an autonomo FB group I'm member off and found this referenced there: https://www.citizensadvice.org.es/sending-invoices-without-registering-autonomoself-employed/?fbclid=IwAR1Y9qVjaLQwYtO5OGlKO0GyTdt8n37-aM90G3nDtLRh8LJ3_HQ5u57DIto Sounds complicated, b...
by qe2ex
Sun Dec 06, 2020 7:46 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Covid Restrictions Andalucia
Replies: 286
Views: 25824

Re: Current Travel restrictions

Thank you, I'll try to look it up.
by qe2ex
Sat Dec 05, 2020 9:56 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Covid Restrictions Andalucia
Replies: 286
Views: 25824

Re: Current Travel restrictions

Federated athletes are allowed to leave their municipality to travel anywhere in the country to train or compete for their sport, as long as it is not in the curfew hours (top level basketball and football which can disobey the curfew) Basically the same rule that let's professional athlete's go ab...
by qe2ex
Thu Dec 03, 2020 9:15 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: CAR ITV - Whats going on??
Replies: 118
Views: 17484

Re: CAR ITV - Whats going on??

I´ve had customers not want to wait till we can do it, and they come back on the same day or after a week with an ITV. If theres no appointments for 2 months, you explain it? No, I cannot. Maybe you're right and some do have a way then. I only know that the first appointment I could get online at a...
by qe2ex
Wed Dec 02, 2020 11:25 am
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: Speeding
Replies: 7
Views: 1797

Re: Speeding

I have just received a speeding ticket at my UK address for speeding on a toll motorway on my way to Bilbao a couple of weeks ago. Within 10 days of infringement I had the ticket and options all in English. Very prompt service from the normally lax Spanish authorities. 115kph on the motorway which ...
by qe2ex
Wed Dec 02, 2020 11:12 am
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: CAR ITV - Whats going on??
Replies: 118
Views: 17484

Re: CAR ITV - Whats going on??

spanish_lad wrote: Wed Dec 02, 2020 12:27 am
casita-bonita wrote: Tue Dec 01, 2020 6:19 pm . Normally i get my village garage to prepare and take the car for itv.
Mechanics / garages get preference over 'normal people'.
Not as far as I know. The garage I asked to take my car to the ITV got the same date as what was listed as first available to me via the regular website.
by qe2ex
Wed Nov 11, 2020 1:59 pm
Forum: Health, Beauty, Fitness & Sport
Topic: Coronavirus
Replies: 2471
Views: 118547

Re: Coronavirus

If you read all the contra indications on a average prescription medicine you would be like woah... but of course it doesnt stop you from taking it. Caculated risk Exactly. I'm fortunately still in a relative low risk category based on age and health (but still do a lot of behaviour that puts me at...
by qe2ex
Wed Nov 11, 2020 10:35 am
Forum: Health, Beauty, Fitness & Sport
Topic: Coronavirus
Replies: 2471
Views: 118547

Re: Coronavirus

Yes, that is usually the reason, but surely, the person who cannot take the vaccine ought to take care not to come into contact with whatever it is they are not able to be protected from? If we vaccinate 1000 people for every person who cannot be vaccinated in order to protect them and three of the...