Change of car? Maybe.

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Post by Walkingthedog » Sat Jul 13, 2019 2:07 pm

Glad you had a good day, but 'cold'? Wimp. :lol:
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Post by Steve M » Sat Jul 13, 2019 2:26 pm

There was a gale blowing through the grandstand that I was in - bl##dy freezing! Even sitting in front of a fat bloke didn’t give any shelter.
Not unusual for Northants - one year in July, the rain was blowing in one end of the stand at Stowe, and straight out the other end. Horizontal precipitation is a speciality there.
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Post by Walkingthedog » Sat Jul 13, 2019 3:09 pm

We usually load the car with special clothing when traversing that county. :D
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Post by Steve M » Sat Jul 13, 2019 3:18 pm

It’s warmer in Barcelona in February than it was at Silverstone yesterday.
Rumors are that next year’s race is earlier in the year (June) so I’m going to start training huskies and get in the supplies of Kendal mint cake. :D
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Post by Steve M » Thu Aug 01, 2019 2:27 pm

We got there in the end. The faulty adjustable seat turned out to be an unplugged connector.
There were couple of small parking dings on it and I had planned to get a 'dent man' to fix them but instead I bought a few pointless dent repair tools for half the cost of a visit and did them myself.

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Post by RogerB » Thu Aug 01, 2019 2:37 pm

And a cow pusher. Nice looking car Steve. R-
Not sure if I have plenty of time on my hands - or I’ve simply forgotten to do something really important.

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Post by bulleidboy » Thu Aug 01, 2019 2:49 pm

And a step to help Steve get in - he is getting older! It does look nice - like the colour.

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Post by Steve M » Thu Aug 01, 2019 2:57 pm

bulleidboy wrote:
Thu Aug 01, 2019 2:49 pm
And a step to help Steve get in - he is getting older! It does look nice - like the colour.
The running boards are for the memsahib - cheaper than the engine hoist needed to get us out of the MX5. :D
The colour (typical salesman comment) is the same colour used by Aston Martin when they were part of the Ford empire.
We’re pleased with it - more comfortable for longer journeys. It finally bought home just how stiff the suspension on my Fiesta ST is - but that does go round corners a lot faster. ;)
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Post by RAF96 » Fri Aug 02, 2019 9:14 am

I thought they had banned those bumper-car fronts on pedestrian safety grounds. It would certainly deter car park nudgers though.

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Post by Steve M » Fri Aug 02, 2019 9:32 am

Yes and no. The older style of rigid bars were banned after 2007 but now they have to be fitted on brackets that ‘give’ to be compliant. And of course, you have to tell your insurance company.
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