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Posted by Tom P on April 6, 2011, 8:55 pm
On 04/06/2011 05:14 PM, Vaughn wrote:

  Then there's the question whether the roof it's mounted on will last
50 years. It's written off after 20 years anyway. How much do you worry
whether your new car will last 20 years or 50 years?

Posted by John on April 6, 2011, 9:33 pm

This is interesting. Whereabouts in central Europe are you located Tom.
How much sun relative to say the south UK?

Posted by Tom P on April 7, 2011, 8:07 am
 On 04/06/2011 11:33 PM, John wrote:

About the same latitude - Germany.

Posted by Giga2 on April 7, 2011, 8:22 am

To be fair latitude isn't the only factor here. Cloudiness is also
important. I lived in Germany and summers were much longer and warmer and
even winters were brighter (tho colder) in general.

Posted by Tom P on April 7, 2011, 8:59 am
 On 04/07/2011 10:22 AM, Giga2 <Giga2 wrote:

There are some figures here -
http://www.climatedata.eu/continent.php?cid 0&lang=en

The south coast of England is even sunnier, despite all rumours to the

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