At last i have overcome all adversity placed in front of me and bought Mike Turners old exige. My god it is awesome, it is like being in heaven, i love it. Great car, great engine, great brakes and great air-con!!!Looking forward to going to Donnington on the 21st for its first outing, yeah, cool, Mark.
Was that you driving through Bracknell today in it?
Congrats ! Being a new owner as well, I know how you feel !
Lots of new owners this week - add me to the list. Great car, great feeling, partytime, congrats- wheyhey!!
Picking ours up tomorrow with the 190 upgrade done, Yoko 048s, braided hoses and a throttle that actually opens more than 2/3.I feel like I’m getting it for the first time all over again.See you on Thursday.Mark[This message has been edited by BT52 (edited 15 November 2002).]
Well done and heres to the happy days behind the wheel.I nearly sold mine last week but couldn’t part with it, so its been put in the garage for the cold winter months with a comfort blanket
Congrats!See you on the 21st, but don’t park in the same garage as us!!Christine
[QUOTE]Originally posted by BT52:Picking ours up tomorrow with the 190 upgrade done, Yoko 048s, braided hoses and a throttle that actually opens more than 2/3.MarkI have sufferd the 2/3 throttle for all but one track outing. Just can’t believe how much time I’ve found around Donnington, the car may be sold now, but if not I’m itching for a return visit on the 21st.trevor[This message has been edited by trevor (edited 15 November 2002).]
Hi SpeedyBet you’re pleased I didn’t take it off your hands then - so glad you decided to keep it -sure you would have regretted selling!!Cheers Simon
As that blokey once said ‘welcome to the pleasure dome!’
by the way see you all on 21st, can’t wait!!!
Hi Simon,I think you can say that I am very Happy I did not sell to you (nothing personal),The car is staying put and will be servived early new year when taken back out the garage. I am even thinking of putting the Turbo Technics kit on the car ?Thanks[This message has been edited by SPEEDY (edited 16 November 2002).]
quote:Originally posted by SPEEDY:I am even thinking of putting the Turbo Technics kit on the car ?I think the jury’s still out on that one, Tony. ï¿½10K plus is one hell of a lot of dosh for an upgrade, whose reliability & longetivity is not yet proven in practice. (I am happy to be corrected etc if I’m wrong - David, Brannan??). Whilst the cars undoubtedly have stunning performance, & also chuck out the most entertaining 3 foot flames on the overun,… [image]http://www.exiges.com/ubb/NonCGI/images/icons/grin.gif[/image] I take it that this is your road car & not the car you intend racing?
On the road car Rob, but the 10k puts me of a bit.I am making enquires and will see what happens.Lotus race car coming on ok plus trying to sell my Marcos race car if any interest http://www.pistonheads.com/ads/adverts.asp?s=55 To many toys so some must go[This message has been edited by SPEEDY (edited 16 November 2002).][This message has been edited by SPEEDY (edited 16 November 2002).]
TonyWere you driving on the M62 yesterday, & is your Exige “liveried up” with stickers etc?If so, an acquaintance with an Elise spotted you.If it wasn’t you, was it anybody else on this bbs?
No it was not me