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PostPosted: Tue Nov 14, 2017 1:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Cheers matey. I have a few European trips booked for next year, will pick your brains at the fairmile in the spring if that's ok?
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 28, 2017 4:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Mrs bought “her car” some pyjamas for Christmas Thumb

Cover fits perfect of course, but noticeably thinner than the 997 one I got with my C2S in 2004 Dont know
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 28, 2017 5:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Very nice

But blame the martini decal for the thinner material...
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 28, 2017 9:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nice car, were you out in Brighton today? I saw one exactly the same as yours if not.
 
  
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 28, 2017 9:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yes. Thank you. 20+ of us at the Brighton breakfast meet in Roedean. Lots of lovely cars there Thumb

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Went into Brighton for seafood afterwards. You might have seen us trying to work out which bloomin way was the only non-bus lane.. #ihatetowncenters
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 16, 2018 3:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

On garden leave so decided to ignore the house diy list and cross the bridge for a few days seeing friends and hooning around South Wales.

I’ve really gelled with the C4S and it’s capabilities on every type of road from mud strewn B roads in the wye valley to real fast exposed A roads across Brecon etc. Did Monmouth/Brecon and Abergavenny this am and straight on a motorways back to Portsmouth with a few detours this afternoon. These things are seriously capable. Never put a foot wrong unless I pressed the loud peddle too quickly on the sloppy bits. Easy catchable though.

Parked up proper dirty now. Will give it a clean before swapping it for the Turbo from storage for warranty extension check and then run next week. NW then NE via the snake pass I think Question any recommendations Liverpool to Newcastle? Will take a full day to do it justice.
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 16, 2018 6:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Snake pass is good but do it off peak and watch out for speed cameras. If heading to the NE and you have some time, head across the A64 to Whitby, the road across the moors is great.
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 16, 2018 6:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

G2 wrote:


I’ve really gelled with the C4S and it’s capabilities on every type of road from mud strewn B roads in the wye valley to real fast exposed A roads across Brecon etc. Did Monmouth/Brecon and Abergavenny this am and straight on a motorways back to Portsmouth with a few detours this afternoon. These things are seriously capable .......



Great to hear that my next 911 is so much fun. Thumb

Am I right in thinking that 95% of the time a 991C4S would be all the 911 anyone would ever need and that a Turbo just gives that other 5%. Question
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 16, 2018 7:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

infrasilver wrote:
Snake pass is good but do it off peak and watch out for speed cameras. If heading to the NE and you have some time, head across the A64 to Whitby, the road across the moors is great.


Thumb Cheers C...A64 all the way to Scarborough then up to Whitby or divert north after Malton?
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 16, 2018 8:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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infrasilver wrote:
Snake pass is good but do it off peak and watch out for speed cameras. If heading to the NE and you have some time, head across the A64 to Whitby, the road across the moors is great.


Thumb Cheers C...A64 all the way to Scarborough then up to Whitby or divert north after Malton?


Yes, to Malton and North East across the moor, just had to Google the road number... A169.
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 16, 2018 8:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

[/quote] Great to hear that my next 911 is so much fun. Thumb

Am I right in thinking that 95% of the time a 991C4S would be all the 911 anyone would ever need and that a Turbo just gives that other 5%. Question[/quote]

Need yes...Want no...I know as soon I get into the T, warm it up and then press the go peddle I'll be giggling like a kid again. In the uk that 5% reduces, mix in the European miles and it grows.

Driving them back to back the 4 does seem slower as you'd expect, but there was no point on those mixed Welsh roads that I thought "going noticeably quicker here would be necessary" (or a good idea). Both are 4 wheel drive, but the turbo makes you conform to that old adage slow in fast out as its ability to accelerate is bonkers.
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 04, 2018 1:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

First outing for little #rivblu991 @ todays southern breakfast meet at TheDepartureLoungeCafe.

1/18 Model is by GT Spirit from 2015. Limited to 1000 units. it’s a riv blue 991 C4s exactly same as my car left the factory in 2014 including the customised alloys and factory aerokit options. Sourced in fun off eBay in Australia after contributing to a riviera blue thread on here with a few beers! Random but a bit of fun.
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Are you sure its a model or is it far away?
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 04, 2018 6:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Cameo wrote:
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Car is in for major service, plugs, belt check and a set of lovely stickty gimp boots Mechanic had a finger of them earlier Thumb....mmmm’ tacky thumbsup
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 31, 2018 5:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

1600 miles in 5 days France, Stuttgart, Erlangen, Brugge to be a wedding car at a pals wedding out in rural east Germany. Car is epic on these long trips at very high speeds. Absolutely planted. Big wedding weekend and drove back without any dramas. The n/a engine through all the tunnels and on the proper twisty rural blasts made the trip worthwhile Thumb
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 31, 2018 7:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Cool pics

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The N/A engines in these cars are sublime and when taken on a trip make up a good percentage of the experience.
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 12, 2018 7:19 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Fun day ahead!
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Absolutely Thumb
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