The end of an era

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The end of an era

Post by CheekyWankel » Sun Aug 04, 2019 8:10 pm

Hello everyone
I'm here with some sad and happy news.
I don't have any pictures to show yet as I have to wait until September for a very special someone.
But today I put a deposit down on a 30th anniversary edition MX-5, I couldn't be happier about that.
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But getting this has to mean making space, and by making space BOTH of my beloved RX-8's have to go, I'm heart broken but this will be much better for me in the long run.

No more will I have to worry about the engine conking out mid drive, the rust creeping up on me or something totally unexpected and expensive.
Now, I'm gonna stick around because I love you guys and the RX-8 is still one of my favourite cars, I'll be like Nigel V2 toting a non-rotary car but still around for the fun.
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As soon as I have her I'll be updating with pictures and a review of the drive. I can't wait to show off that orange paint!
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A huge thank you to everyone who has made these three years amazing, it's not just about the car's but also the wonderful friendships I have formed. No doubt I will return to the RX-8 so keep some clean for me!
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Re: The end of an era

Post by SeeJay » Sun Aug 04, 2019 9:25 pm

Leeann,I've seen your FB post ;)

I'll never be a fan of the hairdresser's car,but more power to you anyway,girl :thumleft:

All you need now is that little thing called a 'full licence' :lol:

All the best on your test,as and when it may be =D>
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Re: The end of an era

Post by CheekyWankel » Sun Aug 04, 2019 9:37 pm

Ah yes that little pink plastic card, the bane of my existence.

Thank you, I'll get there, with a brand new car in tow I've gotten my motivation back for driving!

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Re: The end of an era

Post by Nickp47 » Sun Aug 04, 2019 9:41 pm

Great choice of new car imo , the Anni versions of the MX are the best ones!

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Re: The end of an era

Post by Essex2Visuvesi » Mon Aug 05, 2019 10:30 am

At least one of her 8's is not going far from the club :lol: :lol:
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Re: The end of an era

Post by CheekyWankel » Mon Aug 05, 2019 10:47 am

Essex2Visuvesi wrote:
Mon Aug 05, 2019 10:30 am
At least one of her 8's is not going far from the club :lol: :lol:
Yup! So happy that Adam can take RX on, will be wonderful to see him still ❤️

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Re: The end of an era

Post by Harrizone » Mon Aug 05, 2019 3:33 pm

CheekyWankel wrote:
Mon Aug 05, 2019 10:47 am
will be wonderful to see him still ❤️
He does tend to fidget somewhat. :getmecoat:
Now a distant memory unfortunately.

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Re: The end of an era

Post by CheekyWankel » Mon Aug 05, 2019 4:10 pm

Harrizone wrote:
Mon Aug 05, 2019 3:33 pm
CheekyWankel wrote:
Mon Aug 05, 2019 10:47 am
will be wonderful to see him still ❤️
He does tend to fidget somewhat. :getmecoat:
Too much sugar in the premix :P gets 'em crazy

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Re: The end of an era

Post by Rostyghost » Mon Aug 05, 2019 4:26 pm

That's exactly how I felt when I bought my Abarth and realised I have to let my RX-8 go. And that's why I'm still here despite having said goodbye to my Rex, it's a nice club to be in.
I guess it's going to be three of us running around with pistons soon. :D
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Re: The end of an era

Post by CheekyWankel » Fri Aug 09, 2019 1:15 pm

Rostyghost wrote:
Mon Aug 05, 2019 4:26 pm
That's exactly how I felt when I bought my Abarth and realised I have to let my RX-8 go. And that's why I'm still here despite having said goodbye to my Rex, it's a nice club to be in.
I guess it's going to be three of us running around with pistons soon. :D
It's gonna feel weird for a while. I certainly will miss the quirks of the rotary and it cute start up sound.

I just hope that people at the Essex meet don't think it's my mum's like they do my Eunos 😅😅

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Re: The end of an era

Post by shroom » Sat Aug 10, 2019 1:50 am

I remember getting my first new car.

It will be a lovely moment when you hear that sound of fresh alloy meeting kerb . Oh the joys of the first stone chip and car park dent.

Luckily my first car at 17 was not new so I got all the nocks and bangs out the way before getting something decent.

Have fun in mx5 what a cool car.

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Re: The end of an era

Post by CheekyWankel » Sun Aug 11, 2019 8:22 pm

shroom wrote:
Sat Aug 10, 2019 1:50 am
I remember getting my first new car.

It will be a lovely moment when you hear that sound of fresh alloy meeting kerb Image. Oh the joys of the first stone chip and car park dent.

Luckily my first car at 17 was not new so I got all the nocks and bangs out the way before getting something decent.

Have fun in mx5 what a cool car.

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Oh god I'm literally dreading getting anything on the paint or wheels (the wheels are engraved too!). I totally get why some members go crazy about not parking near anyone or going to shows.

I will bite the bullet however and take her to meets and a local show near me that's ran monthly.

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