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Guy Bagley

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Re: How much room in your car boot?
« Reply #25 on: April 14, 2012, 10:10:03 PM »

about to change my car soon, - for an estate,

the mondeo has one of the largest boots in that class of car, the mazda 6 estate is pretty close, the passat is good too - looked at a BCA car auction website recently.... the citroen c5 estate is a big car and boy they dont seem to hold their value.... ok if your a buyer !!!!

me i think  the mazda or the passat will be on my shopping list.....
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Re: How much room in your car boot?
« Reply #26 on: April 14, 2012, 10:11:44 PM »

I tried to get two nice models in the back of my Fiat Punto
My case comes up in court next week :}

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Re: How much room in your car boot?
« Reply #27 on: April 14, 2012, 10:16:19 PM »

So you can fit a case in the back then   :}

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Re: How much room in your car boot?
« Reply #28 on: April 14, 2012, 10:49:31 PM »


I feel someone is not taking this subject entirely seriously {-)

I agree, get rid of the chauffeur {-) {-)
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Re: How much room in your car boot?
« Reply #29 on: April 14, 2012, 10:53:25 PM »

How about a streched Hummer.  %%
Only comes in pink though. :P
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Re: How much room in your car boot?
« Reply #30 on: April 14, 2012, 10:57:51 PM »

Hello,

Have a look at a 3 Series BMW Estate.
I have big yachts, they fit in easily - - and, chairs, tents, sleeping gear- - - and Me !!.

John,   :-))
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Re: How much room in your car boot?
« Reply #31 on: April 14, 2012, 11:47:31 PM »


the mondeo has one of the largest boots in that class of car,


Fords were big. The next size up from the Mondeo was the Granada/Scorpio, which stopped being made in 1998, with the last one sold in 2000. The estate was HUGE! Oddly, the last variant, the Scorpio, is on its way to becoming a classic car, and has quite an impressive club website. You could probably buy one from there for under £1000 - and they did a Cosworth 2.9L 24valve, which was quite brisk, by all accounts...

http://www.fordscorpio.co.uk/ 
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Re: How much room in your car boot?
« Reply #32 on: April 14, 2012, 11:50:59 PM »

I have a 3 series estate and the cargo area isn't anywhere near as big as mt old vectra.

Bob
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Re: How much room in your car boot?
« Reply #33 on: April 14, 2012, 11:54:21 PM »

It also depends how much you want to spend on the car.
Or fixing it afterwards!!!!

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Re: How much room in your car boot?
« Reply #34 on: April 15, 2012, 06:15:14 AM »

Peugeot 806

Approx. up to 6ft x 4ft to the back of the front seats, height depending on how you fold or remove the middle and rear sets, but plenty variations available.

If you use the full passenger side, anything up to 10ft x 21ins, and still have seats for 3 or 4 people, or space for 'extras'.

With all the rear seats removed, it takes a fully assembled 1/6th scale Mersey Lifeboat with ease, and still has space for more.

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Re: How much room in your car boot?
« Reply #35 on: April 15, 2012, 06:28:26 AM »

This might seem silly , but what about strapping container with boat on the roof.
There is only limit weight, which could be helped with roller , while length is limited with length of the car.
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Re: How much room in your car boot?
« Reply #36 on: April 15, 2012, 07:49:08 AM »

I've got one of these now ...... http://youtu.be/sEsE-abmtT0    Tons of room, not actually measured with the complete 'seat-down ' arrangement as I get my canvasses and boats in easily without it, but I've never known so much room internally.   I like unorthodox solutions.. :D
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Re: How much room in your car boot?
« Reply #37 on: April 15, 2012, 08:35:38 AM »

Just to give you an idea of just how big the boot in a C5 estate is,I can put a 2m larder fridge freezer into the back of mine. :-))
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Re: How much room in your car boot?
« Reply #38 on: April 15, 2012, 09:00:33 AM »

Well I get by nicely on a Colt Hatchback.  Just loaded up for todays club regatta and, admittedly with the back seats up, has the grand total of a 32 inch MA/SB, 29 Inch Steam Picket boat, 20 inch Graupner Lifeboat, Toolbox, Seat, Lunchbox, Table, 2 tx, box full of charged batteries and other various odds and ends.  And still room to spare.
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Re: How much room in your car boot?
« Reply #39 on: April 15, 2012, 10:25:00 AM »

I tried to get two nice models in the back of my Fiat Punto

Dave

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Re: How much room in your car boot?
« Reply #40 on: April 15, 2012, 11:20:28 AM »

I could fit my 88" Dreadnought in a Nissan Almera.

(It required the back seats folded down, and the passenger seat taken out. Four bolts and two minutes with a socket wrench.)

Amazing what will fit when you think outside the box.

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Re: How much room in your car boot?
« Reply #41 on: April 15, 2012, 03:38:08 PM »

I've got a PT Cruiser-with the seats folded flat (front & rear passenger) i have 92" of space & it's all one level
nearly caused a divorce when i bought it!!!
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Re: How much room in your car boot?
« Reply #42 on: April 16, 2012, 11:30:23 AM »

After having a new Ford Focus company car which wont fit hardly anything in I bought myself a Jeep but a couple of boats are six and eight foot so I sold the Jeep and bought this Citreon C4 Grand Picasso at the weekend, bags of room with all passenger seats folded flat.....

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Re: How much room in your car boot?
« Reply #43 on: April 16, 2012, 12:07:21 PM »

You know you are an addict when the boats dictate your choice of car lol :D
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Re: How much room in your car boot?
« Reply #44 on: April 17, 2012, 02:35:21 AM »

After having a new Ford Focus company car which wont fit hardly anything in I bought myself a Jeep but a couple of boats are six and eight foot so I sold the Jeep and bought this Citreon C4 Grand Picasso at the weekend, bags of room with all passenger seats folded flat.....

Russ

That's a nice looking ride, we don't see many of those over here.
This is my Nissan XTerra loaded for the pond. There's room for a table and canopy/tent with seats folded down.



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Re: How much room in your car boot?
« Reply #45 on: April 17, 2012, 03:33:20 AM »

Hearses have the room you need
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Re: How much room in your car boot?
« Reply #46 on: April 17, 2012, 06:48:27 AM »

i wouldnt be seen dead in a hearse  {-) {-)

ill get my coat :P

We had one advertised in our local paper recently with a seized engine

I said to the wife "That wont sell.... he's floggin a dead hearse"


Pass me mine while you're there
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Re: How much room in your car boot?
« Reply #47 on: April 17, 2012, 11:43:20 AM »

Unbuiltnautilus.
I have an idea how about a .......Ford Mondeo estate ?.
Just about the Biggest space going with the rear seats down.

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You know what, you might be right, having the horse manure removed and new clutch put in, should be collecting by weekend.. Ford Mondeo Estate. It aint pretty, but i'm looking out and not in.
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Re: How much room in your car boot?
« Reply #48 on: April 17, 2012, 02:29:28 PM »

I like the stacking system Tombsy.

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Re: How much room in your car boot?
« Reply #49 on: April 17, 2012, 03:31:26 PM »

...Hi Guys...

My R reg Ford Galaxy 1.9 turbo deisel is massive inside...It hasn,t been beaten yet by a model boat...It just eats them up...

"Big Blue" is pictured here delivering a load of timber for our club house renovation project...

We can travel with 5 adults and our tugs with no problems at all...

...Best Regards...Norry...
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