Disposable Motoring

When I was younger, we had a new car every year. Every year. It was my dads way of saving money, he thought. He would spend a maximum of precisely £300, buy a car (usually but not exclusively, a Ford) with 12ish months MOT and a bit of tax, and then sell the car after it failed its MOT 12 months later for £100. Total expenditure for a vehicle year after year, was £200. He was very successful at achieving this, too. Continue reading “Disposable Motoring”

Adding To The Fleet: The Hunt For The Cheapest Running Car Over 24 Months

The hunt has begun. Already four vehicles strong, Garage62 is on the hunt for something cheap. Cheap? How cheap? And cheap in what respect? Well, the challenge has been set to see just how little can be spent on running costs over the course of not just one year, but a solid two… Continue reading “Adding To The Fleet: The Hunt For The Cheapest Running Car Over 24 Months”

The MGF – Part One

Project MGF is born. Well, being honest, I’ve had it now for a few months but have just left it outside whilst I complete a million other things, including planning a wedding, which, as you can image, has not only depleted any spare time I thought I had, but any funds, too. But lets put this aside and check out the story so far. Continue reading “The MGF – Part One”