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    Jim Adams
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    S2 Exige NA
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  1. Thanks for your replies guys and interesting that there’s a high number of ear problems but possibly selective due to the choice of subject heading. I too found the newer cars I.e. V6 onwards to be a lot more refined than the S2 cars and the noise is phenomenal but I do want a level of getting in the car and doing my commute without having to get earplugs - and obvious risk anymore damage to my ears too! Almost 99% will make the move into one soon, just need to find the right one for me. Okay, who am I kidding, it’s 100% but for now I’ll enjoy the hunt.
  2. I too have tinnitus in one of my ears, which is reason for my question. Doesn't stop me enjoying the cars but was trying to gauge the noise levels, something you don’t quite get / take in on a test drive until you live with the car.
  3. Exige S2 owner here getting more and more tempted to change for a V6. I use ear buds for my commute of approx an hour, so for those that do, what are the noise levels like on general motorway driving in the respective S/350/380/410 models? Do you use ear plugs? Do you find it a comfortable noise? Would also be interested in whether you feel the soft/hard top makes a difference or not? P.S. I know they aren’t the commuter’s choice of car but I do like to actually use my cars rather than simply save them for weekends when I often have other commitments like pesky kids and household chores etc.
  4. Weirdly, that’s what the missus said to me when I showed her! Is it wrong to like the multi-coloured one above or shall I hand in my man-card now?
  5. Are you just teasing me??! Looks lovely - let me know if selling, not in any rush but have seen one that I like.
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    Exige 350 wanted

    Hi Mike I’m hoping to get a private buy if anyone is looking to sell up, that way we can both avoid the trader’s mark-ups. I’ve just seen your thread, think you did similar to me! Serious buyer, so please PM me if you’re looking to sell.
  7. Just in case any of your guys are looking to sell / part-ex your Military Grey cars in the near future, please let me know as I’m on the look-out.... Preferably 350 Sport / possibly 380 dependent upon price. Thanks Jim
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    Exige 350 wanted

    Just in case anyone is thinking of part-ex’ing their car in soon.... Looking for an Exige 350 Sport, 2017 onwards. Might consider a 380 dependent upon price. Preferably in grey, but would be open to other colours. PM me with details. Thanks Jim Jim
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