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  1. As someone more eloquent than me said: ‘This is a profound moment, the deep system level functioning of liberal democracy in response to an out of control executive’ We should be proud. This will change our constitution. I’m not sure yet whether for better or for worse.
  2. That’s broadly what this sets out, through a new referendum prior to GE which I personally quite like (but I would, right?) “Real power comes to those prepared to share it”. Interesting position from Osborne’s paper.
  3. I think Farage on LBC was probably right yesterday (I know, however unlikely that may seem) Boris does want a deal. And the deal looks a bit like May’s with some minor tweeks. It will become the best option for Remainers. Keep extending the transition period while trying to get back to full membership. It’s also the best option for most Brexiteers (other than the minority ERG) as it completes the mandate. Its probably the least disruptive way forward too. Conversely it also needs the EU to believe that No Deal is real to get any changes, or for parliament to believe that No deal is real to vote through May’s deal (even unchanged) as a least bad option. Seems Boris has gone for the latter.
  4. I think pot holes are probably ok. lots of curb riding might be more of an issue. I'm buying a new 718, rather than a 981, so there may (or more likely may not) be some improvements. The engines are being mass produced for 718 rather than just for 981 GT4 as they were previously. That should solve supply issues and mean that they don't pick up £50k as they leave the dealership (which is a good thing in my view).
  5. The problem is getting one. I've been trying for months (actually years, i first went on a waiting list at the end of 2016). 35 letters later, I think I might finally be there, but it comes with lots of strings, with detracts significantly from the ownership/buying experience. Still really badly want one though, and there a plenty of things which detract from the Lotus experience too which I put up with. Whichever way you look at it, at £86k in my specification it is a hell of a lot of car for the money, but I totally get why people don't like the Porsche brand, neither do i really, but then again, I bought a Vauxhall 15 years ago rather than a Lotus, so I know nothing. VX220, Cup and GT4 will be a nice combination I think, if/when i ever get there.
  6. Looks fantastic - Congrats. I'd go for PPF on as much of it as you can, and watch out for some fo the claims for ceramic (i still do it, but not as an alternative to PPF)
  7. I know of a nearly new 2bular 2zr exhaust for sale if anyone would like it. James
  8. It's not worth the premium from a performance perspective. they are about the same. If you like all the bits (like i do) that you get on a cup then you have to decide what they are worth to you. You won't win at track days in a cup over a 220 though. I'd take the 220 in your position, because the experience of buying new is really special (and i attach a value to that).
  9. Look fwd to buying you a beer @C8RKH Promise not to mention the B word Think I’m allowed to reply to you here
  10. Lovely S1 launch in white still one of the best looking cars ever.
  11. Zandvoort last week end with @CocoPops. Its a brilliant track (and i took the music off the track bits :p)
  12. its very easy, takes about 30min (if the bolts are all good)
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