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    Simon Foden
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    340r, Exige V6 Coupe, Golf R
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  1. ChrisJ - Turbo Esprit or Excel SE. Trevsked top-plumber - Turbo Esprit shelly Schumacher Elan M100 se turbo Vipers - 3-Eleven 430 PainterDave - Excel Composite guru - Elise 220 Cup (work dependant) JNW - Esprit S1 or Essex Esprit Bibs - Evora NA Dave Eds - Evora NA or M100 Sizona - GT430 or JPS Esprit Martyn - Esprit SE Simonf - 340 &/or V6 Exige There is normally a good selection of cars on show!
  2. I’ll take one please - if I take one without holes, is there a way to attach to a TVS1900? Thanks
  3. Did you get the boot opened? Mine stuck once, must has become misalligned. Have someone pull the handle and wiggle the boot around, hopefully it will pop open. Good luck and enjoy the new beast!
  4. Saw you this morning in Centennial. Looked and sounded great - I gave you a thumbs up but I was on my push bike and you were focused on looking cool! Your car was the only one I saw in 3 weeks in Sydney and 3 weeks in Colorado!
  5. Good to meet you today Stu - thanks for your time and I'm looking forward to getting mine done soon :-) Simon
  6. Thanks, as suggested they just pulled off. As a note to anyone else, be careful that the metal clip connected to the cover doesn't come off and fall in to your engine bay! Need to decide whether I: 1. Buy the carbon covers 2. Try the dipping myself 3. Pay someone else to do the dipping Will let you know how I get on. Cheers, Simon
  7. How easy is it to remove the two panels? Can anyone advise how to remove them. Thanks Simon
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  9. Thanks for the feedback. [Ignorant mode on] What benefit does the moving washer give? Is it necessary to use them or can you use the S2 wheel bolts? I have a bunch of these in black! Simon
  10. Does anyone know if you can purchase black wheel bolts and where from? Failing that, I will have to look at spraying mine. Thanks Simon
  11. fnomis

    Looking for 340R

    It is very difficult to put a value on them - it is not what you/I think it is worth, but what the seller thinks. As there are fewer and fewer for sale, the prices will be on the up - they are so special I am really surprised they have not been on the up before now. A years warranty on a 340 could be worth quite a lot if you bought it from a dealer, if say there was a problem with the cambelt. It has the roll bar painted (this is a clam off job - a lot suffered corrosion as they were not lacquered properly), has the 190 kit and carbon guards (worth say 1k) and the track pack (mine has this, I have never used it) - it looks like it has A038's on it, so you may need a new set of tyres (probably) so say £600. All-in-all, I would want to get it at £27k, to compare to Silverlink one at £30k, but if he has it up at £32k, I doubt he would take below £30k. It also looks like it is missing the rear window :-) Check it has the race battery, not the full size battery.
  12. fnomis

    Looking for 340R

    Sorry, what I meant was there is not a lot on the car to go rusty.
  13. fnomis

    Looking for 340R

    I wouldn't be concerned about the rain too much, they take a lot to clean, but not a lot to go rusty. But at £32k, I'd personally be wanting some service history. Mine over the last few years has only done a few hundred miles a year, yet I get it serviced (though granted sometimes they may have been a slightly longer gap than 12 months due to it being SORN). I would be factoring in a cambelt change (whether or not they said they had done it) - cost approx. £1k with service.
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    Looking for 340R

    It is now listed on Pistonheads ... Good luck, it looks lovely.
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