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  1. 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 😍😍😍🏎🏎🏎

  2. 🤣 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. 👍

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  3. 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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  4. 😬 I know I do wonder some times. But since I’ve had it this week I’m certain I made the correct decision. I’m doing my best to get the 1000miles in currently upto 400 😁. But even only taking it upto 4500 revs it’s just so damn quick to much for the road really and that’s where I’ll be for the most part to start with 
    But then most people who track them seem to want more than 420-30 so figured stick with this and if I want more power 10k towards it 🤷‍♂️🤣

     

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  5. 😬I  love the look of the carbon just couldn’t resist. A 420 May have been the way to go but I’m just not sure I will use it on track and I guess if I did get into tracking it then I may want to up the power more so figured the 390 was a good start point and still be 10k cheaper even with the carbon.

     

     I would have gone for the carbon roof as well but my lad is desperate to get the roof off when it comes so I’m trying to get hold of a soft top. 
     

    I've been thinking about getting one so long another week shouldn’t be too bad 🤯😁

  6. Spoke to silverstone last week about a soft top for mine. Ordered that(12weeks wait apparently 🤦‍♂️) and was also told the car will be coming in in the next few weeks  😁

    But I won’t have anywhere to put it until June 🤬 as my extension being currently done with nice new garage  will not be done 🤯 

     

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  7. Thanks Bibs,

    That’s what I’m thinking re the ppf. Getting it done straight away takes any hassle out of it and as you say it will be as clean and tidy as can be. Certainly is the preferred option.

    I was looking at Daytona blue as well which will also look fantastic. 
    But it was always  going to be fire red 😍
     

  8. C8RKH and stephenwhyte. Your cars are stunning and the colour I really wanted.Also Arun_d’s Canyon red, all the pics of your cars are amazing. 
    I’ve  had a bit of a wobble the last few weeks as there’s a couple of fire red exiges for sale but I just don’t think the garages have done the best with the pics. 
    I can’t blinking wait and yes gone for carbon front access, rear and wing. I Just love the look of the carbon but didn’t think I’d miss the extra grunt of the 420. If I get into tracking it then 10k should get me above 420 spec via komotec etc I think 🥴All I need to do now is get my extension built (for the garage)  and find someone who will insure it 🤦‍♂️And then work out if to tell swmbo about it or just turn up in it😬

     

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