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  1. no mate. it goes usually on the left of the steering column. but you have your trraction knob there i think...
  2. they will get used to it. 😅 They should be paying you for the aural pleasure!
  3. is a nice magazine to plug!
  4. gosh @Mitch Foden-Clarkeme old pal, get on with it! 🤣 You'll never go back to quiet.
  5. It is irresistable isnt it. 🤣
  6. Depends how much goodwill you expected and how much you actually get 🤣 -- sorry couldnt resist. 😘 As a Porsche driver I expected zero goodwill (in the lower ranges) to negligible goodwill (in the upper ranges) 🤣. So with ~total goodwill i am genuinely blown away. My mates all enjoy it vicariously too. They love the response we get on road trips. For sure lots of the goodwill is a visual appreciation thing, aural and home-grown appreciation also registers.
  7. Fair enough. Each to their own. For me the sound is an enormous part of the Exige's beauty and I have not yet met or passed a person who did anything other than gaze longingly or show appreciation in one way or another. I never anticipated such goodwill.
  8. Do what you need to do to make your exhaust loud at all times. At least give it a go and watch the reaction of people on the street as you approach and pass at 20mph... you will never make it silent again. It adds significantly to the love the general public has for the mighty V6 exige.
  9. Those Lambo Bronze wheels would look ace on the Racing Green. Or the Satin Arum or Weiss Gold -- both Porsche colours -- would look Ace!!
  10. Looks cool. Where did your source it and what did it cost?
  11. Agreed. I asked to keep the rubber baffles and they are like new. They definitely didn’t need to be changed this time. But I only know that because I did change them. Catch 22.
  12. Not surprising @Seriouslylotusas my pal Gavin with the Toxic Green Elise Cup speaks very highly of you. Mine was done without issue so am all set.
  13. Morning Mitch. You may want to modify that image above... unless you are happy to share your postcode 😉
  14. I saw you last week and this, both on Friday (I think) and both around 4.45pm. Your car is blue and by all appearances a cup?! — whatever it is is absolutely stunning! Great road presence and on both occasions I looked and thought ‘Holy mother of … what is that?!’ I dont get to see many exiges in the wild. Soon enough though I knew! Because when you know, you know. Now I understand even better the ‘Lotus face’ worn by so many onlookers 😳😮🥰 are you ‘local’?
  15. I find Stratton good. They have always looked after MIG as the supplying dealer. they are not convenient for me too but as they are adjacent to the factory i take some comfort from the fact that parts a a short drive away from them if required 'in the moment'. I'd do cadwell again with you if you come up! Check out Lotus on Track as their track days are great and well organised Lotus-only sessions. if you join pls mention me. I dont think i get any benefits but its alwways nice to know where new business comes from. as for noisy all the time... pah. your neighbours should be paying you for the sonorous entertainment.
  16. Hiya Mitch. Small and friendly world this 🙂 You can also buy a switch to enable opening of the exhaust. Its a cheap thing and easy to do on most if not all cars if you know what you are doing. You can also do a trick where you unplug the exhaust vacuum thingy and bung it. More info here.
  17. Interloper alert with a 'shy and retiring' 410 (in the face of you 'brash attention-grabbing' 430 owners 🤣) Mitch, welcome! Lovely pics and cracking car. Glad to be a sounding board for you during your search. On exhausts, my loud 410 with stock exhaust is accepted at noisy track days -- cadwell being one. I would not want to live with mine without the noisy exhaust as it is part of the fun and swapping it for track days is beyond my easy grasp. I am impressed by those who do swap. The Cartainer looks ace. Good value too. nice find. BTW folks. Mitch is quite talented at measuring and cutting and joining bits of wood 🥰 -- I wish you were closer to Northants Mitch!!
  18. super job! The silver and the red look stunning!
  19. Do remember that you may have import duties too in the EU.
  20. Aha! I was surprised to see no new or used Lotus in their show room last week.
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