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Put me down as a maybe please, I have a meeting in the general area so will try to pop over and introduce myself.
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Good morning all. I thought i had better point out that based on the expected announcement due tomorrow, up to six individuals can meet up in an outdoor setting, and that we are currently expecting eight. Thoughts please, rob.
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A good point, I can drop out if you think the numbers could be a problem as it would most likely be a flying visit anyway.
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twade76 wrote:
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A good point, I can drop out if you think the numbers could be a problem as it would most likely be a flying visit anyway.
There is nothing wrong with calling in to tesco on your way thru for a sandwich for dinner while you go about your business.
Personally, i will be on my way home after visiting my mother,and will call in Ellesmere to do some essential shopping, wouldn't it be fortuitous if i happened to run into an rx8 meet of six people at the same time,rob. ;)
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Simon, you will have to polish your car as never before if you want to park next to mine, i would also suggest that you bring your sunglasses,rob.
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In complete contrast to the above, I am bringing this; I am not joking 8) :P
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I will give it a quick wash but it may make it look worse.

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Simon, you will have to polish your car as never before if you want to park next to mine, i would also suggest that you bring your sunglasses,rob.
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Good morning all. I thought i had better point out that based on the expected announcement due tomorrow, up to six individuals can meet up in an outdoor setting, and that we are currently expecting eight. Thoughts please, rob.
We could "hide" by not parking together!
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Ranjan wrote:
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In complete contrast to the above, I am bringing this; I am not joking 8) :P

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I will give it a quick wash but it may make it look worse.

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First day back in the UK thought I would make the little car ready for the Ellesmere trip, so called an employee to come give me a hand and we replaced the front wings and bumper back to a red colour
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and then we stripped one of the other MX5s and created a new interior.
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Refurbed alloys are being added tomorrow.
Now all it needs is a full respray, some decent audio, new soft-top, and engine upgrade and she will be a fine town car.

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Wow, but was looking forward to seeing the M5 Ranjan :twisted:
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Ranjan wrote:
Tue Apr 13, 2021 2:44 pm
First day back in the UK thought I would make the little car ready for the Ellesmere trip, so called an employee to come give me a hand and we replaced the front wings and bumper back to a red colour

Red wings and bumper 02.jpg

and then we stripped one of the other MX5s and created a new interior.

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Refurbed alloys are being added tomorrow.
Now all it needs is a full respray, some decent audio, new soft-top, and engine upgrade and she will be a fine town car.

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All before Saturday?
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Bought this today, too good a bargain to miss.
Should make progress on the London streets really easy now.
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Might bring this down to the meet if I can change the tyres in time.

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Ranjan wrote:
Wed Apr 14, 2021 7:35 pm
Bought this today, too good a bargain to miss.
Should make progress on the London streets really easy now.

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Might bring this down to the meet if I can change the tyres in time.

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You definitely have CarOwnerVirus and need therapy!
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Ranjan wrote:
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Bought this today, too good a bargain to miss.
Should make progress on the London streets really easy now.
Is it a EURO6 TX4?
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warpc0il wrote:
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Ranjan wrote:
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Bought this today, too good a bargain to miss.
Should make progress on the London streets really easy now.
Is it a EURO6 TX4?
Yup it is, very cozy driver's section but one can have a disco in the back.
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I think that your first paying customers may be John and Ollie, i don't know how this relates to guidelines though.
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goodeggbob wrote:I think that your first paying customers may be John and Ollie, i don't know how this relates to guidelines though.
Hey my car works and is road legal! It just looks gross and would be an utter embarrassment parked up near you lot. I'm not coming to make you all look good!
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Vj4sothername wrote:
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goodeggbob wrote:I think that your first paying customers may be John and Ollie, i don't know how this relates to guidelines though.
Hey my car works and is road legal! It just looks gross and would be an utter embarrassment parked up near you lot. I'm not coming to make you all look good!
Confused! Is that just “not coming” or you are coming but “not coming to make you all look good!”
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ChrisHolmes wrote:
Confused! Is that just “not coming” or you are coming but “not coming to make you all look good!”
Not attending the meet so that your shiny cars arn't sullied by the fact my car looking like it was dragged through a swamp.

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At least my car is clean for once :lol: :thumleft:
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At least my car is clean for once :lol: :thumleft:
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“”##%%%$$¥¥*€ had a bit of a turn today so won’t make it over tomorrow to see everyone’s ugly mugs. Have a good day
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