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  1. Only so many men are tough enough for an exige 😏💪👊🤣🤣
  2. I’ve just received my cert of provenance. my car was 12 of only 28 cars in the uk. If there’s a similar amount of 430s then final editions are very rare but then I guess they are anyway.
  3. Fire red and fire in the sky last Friday morning. Shame I wasn’t somewhere more exotic than my unit 🤦‍♂️ But there was this rather lovely s1 Elise at hpe autos just round the corner from my unit 😍
  4. I love my fire red and I’ve got some pics that I think look brilliant. But in the flesh it’s on a whole different level. I’ve yet to see an Exige that I don’t like though so I think I’m a bit biased 😬.
  5. That looks wicked. very brave but you absolutely nailed it. Will be absolutely spectacular in the flesh 👌.
  6. Hang in there Matt W. Mine has been brilliant. 2500 miles in the only issue I’ve had with mine was the alarm going off repeatedly when I got home from pick up but thanks to v6 Facebook page found out it was the front access panel not being located properly. Other than that it’s not missed a beat. It is absolutely flipping brilliant to drive at 25mph or above. Hang in there and you will be rewarded 👍👍
  7. Yes fire red it’s awesome. I have to say though I’ve yet to see a colour on the exige that I dislike.😍
  8. 400 miles plus the car didn’t miss a beat flawless so much character to it. Fast or slow it’s always an event. I did part of the evo triangle on the A5 but it’s well known for it now and is heavily policed I believe. Loads of other roads, you just have to accept your gonna get a few not so good when your exploring☺️. Personally I think the carbon access panel and wing just finish the job so much better than the standard ones. I would have gone for the roof as well but I really want a soft top so it was pointless. we have a holiday home in bewdley so seeing as it was a bit of a covert mission🤭Taking it off and leaving it there made it easier and never aroused any suspicions although my burnt face did raise eyebrows 🤣 🤣🤣 Well worth it though The sound bouncing around in the valleys with right foot nailed is just 😍😍😍🏎🏎🏎
  9. 🤣 I don’t. At the moment I push it in and pull it out. thank heavens for light is right 🥴 getting it out is fairly easy as it’s slightly down hill a bit just makes getting it in a bit harder. ☺️ I just hold it in place with a brick to stop it rolling back with the front tyres just in the garage which has a slight lip to make it a bit easier 🤦‍♂️ then get it moving but allow it to rock back 2-3 times onto the brick before giving it a good push and jobs a good un 🤣 Im sure the neighbours must think it’s hilarious but doesn’t bother me. Maybe if it was a daily it would be different but it’s not so happy days. I may try and set up a winch type thing down the line but not fussed at the mo. 👍
  10. Managed to move some stuff around to make the most of this lovely weather today. Halesowen and back via bewdley - Rhayader - Aberystwyth - lake vyrnwy - Bala -Porthmadog- beddgellert- Caernarfon- lanberris-capelcurig-betwsycoed- cerrigdrudion- Bala-llangynog-Welshpool-craven arms- cleobury then home 400 plus miles. Some awesome roads and some not so much 😬 The highlight is normally Rhayader to Aberystwyth it’s fantastic. This morning at 6 -6.30 it was full of fog so looked stunning but not so much fun for flying. Bala to llangynog is another stormer. But there’s lots of good stuff up there. Anybody share some good roads they like not necessarily mid-north Wales wherever? Taking the roof off was absolutely fantastic. More pics 😬
  11. I love the front the back the side but most of all behind the wheel 😬
  12. Im not to sure I think they may have had to do something but can’t be 100%. If they did I don’t think it was to tricky.
  13. Yes it comes up on the dashboard saying exhaust open or closed when you press it. doesn’t stay on though. You will know though if it’s open 😬👍
  14. Had my running in service today. All good. 7000 is just peachy 😬 O and they were able to put the exhaust switch on for me. Apparently it’s a bit of luck if the wires are there they can still do it and they were on mine 😁. Now it sounds awesome all the time 😍
  15. Congrats on the collection it looks amazing just like mine 😬👏👏 Fire red is definitely a colour that you need to see in the flesh to get the real benefit of it. It’s proper epic in the flesh. I had the front of mine ppfd then a ceramic coating all over. Really happy with it so far cleaning is definitely easier. I’m off for the running in service tomorrow cant wait to take it all the way to 7000 😬
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