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Old 25th March 2010, 12:02   #211
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Did any one watch the Corvette yesterday in 5th gear! what an amazing machine it was. Also those 22 cars drifting together! Amazing smoke from 350Z
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I love this channel and have been watching is since its release on TATA Sky in mid Jan this year. I especially love the show Wheeler Dealers and follow it religiously. We motor heads couldn't have asked for anything better!
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Hey guess this is only available in Tata Sky, no one else has made a mention of this channel :(
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I love this channel and have been watching is since its release on TATA Sky in mid Jan this year. I especially love the show Wheeler Dealers and follow it religiously. We motor heads couldn't have asked for anything better!
Wheeler dealer is fantastic. The way Edd goes on about his job of refurbishing old cars, his commentary on why he is doing the things he does, too good.

Mike has that typical seller attitude and Edd a mechanic. Did any one watch yesterday's show where Mike picks up an old Bentley and sends it to Edd for refurbishing.

Xingamazon -- The channel is available only on Tata Sky.

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Did any one watch yesterday's show where Mike picks up an old Bentley and sends it to Edd for refurbishing.

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Woooohooo, just finished watching this episode! Amazing is the word. Lovely commentary and astute business sense in changing the blue colour to steel gray and changing the front grille and headlights. Still drooling over the imagery of the lovely gray Bentley...
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Wheeler dealer is amazing and also quite informative as well! yesterday i was watching TV till 3 o'clock (Chop Shop).

But the Chop Shop has more TEE TEEEEEEEEE than actual information. not much of details of vehicle restoration details are provided. Also they dint show the interior etc of the Ford Fiesta just jumped directly to show the car on track
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Talking Love it !!!!!!

I really love the channel, few episodes are so inspiring that I just go out to the backyard and see what I can do to my bike and when I can't do much ! I just give it a nice wash !

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Mike has that typical seller attitude and Edd a mechanic. Did any one watch yesterday's show where Mike picks up an old Bentley and sends it to Edd for refurbishing.
In the end, Mike gets a cool profit of 1800 quids! I watch this programme every day between 7:30 and 8:00 pm.

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In the end, Mike gets a cool profit of 1800 quids! I watch this programme every day between 7:30 and 8:00 pm.
The Lotus, Bentley and Citroen were the highest profit makes. frankly the Citroen DS was very easy money. The Lotus and Bentley required a lot of work
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wheeler dealers and auto trader - both excellent
the Storm Grey Bentley episode of day before and yesterday, the Fiat 500, yellow Landrover, the Pagoda Mercedes and the Mini and the citroen DS- all have been excellent.
this is one programme that I have become addicted to. my only regret is that they break the episodes into 2 - I wish they would have one hour long episodes and show the restorations from start to finish in one shot.
Frankly I like this so much that i can happily watch 3-4 full one hour episodes on weekends. Wish they would comply!
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yes I watched this episode with the donuts. wild to see those cars pirouetting the way they were, in unison!

I quite enjoy 5th gear because it is pretty informative.

dont watch it very often but the other programme wrecks to riches is not bad.

Chop Shop has become irritating and crude and contrived and non informative nor interesting.

and I cant stand that American Chopper programme. with that father son duo - what are they called Puddles or Toddles or whatever.

Overhaulin is ok but i dont like their "trademark" alloy wheel design and even otherwise the show comes across somehow as a bit too contrived.

Guess I prefer the slightly more classy type of Brit programming than the more "in your face" American type.

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the Porsche 924 restoration on Thursday/ Friday was very interesting, as was the programme on Saturday with the TVR - beautiful car.

I also enjoyed watching the programme "The Garage" featuring Jock and his team in Spain. Particularly the White Jaguar Mark 2 which is one of my personal all time favourite cars - largely because of Inspector Morse!

Must add the "Garage" to my list of favourite programmes!
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Garage is interesting but a bit crude but thats Marbella for you!

Where was the Pagoda Merc? - you cannot get one for a wheeler dealer budget they start at around 15000 pounds for a rough one to 30000 for a mint.

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Hi All, sorry I've been missing for a while, me and Edd are flat out making the new series and its been hectic in the workshop...we're on track to bring the best series ever as we have really pushed the boat out on the cars...and after buying the most expensive car I've had (Edd lost his rag) I reckon we're in for our ...biggest profit when its done!!! anyway the new series starts in May and we hope you like it. Mike
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wheeler dealers and auto trader - both excellent
my only regret is that they break the episodes into 2 - I wish they would have one hour long episodes and show the restorations from start to finish in one shot.
+1 to that .. It is very difficult to watch the restoration completely, you will either miss the first or second episodes.

The show is just too good. They make a wonderful team Mike and Edd.
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Chop Shop has become irritating and crude and contrived and non informative nor interesting.
yes. i watched it till 2.45 yesterday. All crap. nothing good about it! nothing new also. Same old slangs and fights. I am not going to watch it again

Also Mike/Edd restored TVR was awesome! Very beautiful car it was.
They showed a Yellow Punto Sportz. that too was a cute babe. I guess it was previous gen Punto (UK 2003 model)
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