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Re: What I did today....

Postby Dave Clark » Fri May 19, 2017 5:40 pm

Chris, the MG, the Honda S2000 and the supercharged MX5 are all long gone !
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Re: What I did today....

Postby Alan » Fri May 19, 2017 6:13 pm

I liked your MG D.C. its a shame you couldn't have got rid of the plastic 'pig' instead!
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Re: What I did today....

Postby Dave Clark » Fri May 19, 2017 6:50 pm

The dream was not the reality with the MG. Despite fitting an MGB engine, a 5 speed gearbox and disc brakes with a servo it was still a slow old tank and none too comfortable with it. TMT would have blown it into the weeds and was at least as comfortable.

I have realised very late in life that cars are for DRIVING not admiring, hence my preoccupation with trackdays and cars that both handle and accelerate.(well one out of two with TMT aint bad)
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Re: What I did today....

Postby Alan » Fri May 19, 2017 6:56 pm

Dave Clark wrote:The dream was not the reality with the MG. Despite fitting an MGB engine, a 5 speed gearbox and disc brakes with a servo it was still a slow old tank and none too comfortable with it. TMT would have blown it into the weeds and was at least as comfortable.

I have realised very late in life that cars are for DRIVING not admiring, hence my preoccupation with trackdays and cars that both handle and accelerate.(well one out of two with TMT aint bad)


I kind of agree on this. cars are for driving, yes. I get so much fun out of driving my A30 (more so now I have added further modification). also my german mile muncher. incredible bullet proof cars.
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Re: What I did today....

Postby A40FARINAGURU » Fri May 19, 2017 7:57 pm

Alan wrote:
Dave Clark wrote:The dream was not the reality with the MG. Despite fitting an MGB engine, a 5 speed gearbox and disc brakes with a servo it was still a slow old tank and none too comfortable with it. TMT would have blown it into the weeds and was at least as comfortable.

I have realised very late in life that cars are for DRIVING not admiring, hence my preoccupation with trackdays and cars that both handle and accelerate.(well one out of two with TMT aint bad)


I kind of agree on this. cars are for driving, yes. I get so much fun out of driving my A30 (more so now I have added further modification). also my german mile muncher. incredible bullet proof cars.


My German mile muncher's are the same, they are called Ford!
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Re: What I did today....

Postby Alan » Fri May 19, 2017 8:52 pm

at your age you should know the difference between a budget "dave runabout" and a "precision engineered german machine". if not, then you require education.
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Re: What I did today....

Postby Alan » Fri May 19, 2017 8:56 pm

I do find it highly comical that you think a "budget English entry level car" can be compared with a "german super power machine".

your supposed to be car enthusiasts. :rol:
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Re: What I did today....

Postby Big Daddy » Fri May 19, 2017 10:32 pm

Alan wrote:at your age you should know the difference between a budget "dave runabout" and a "precision engineered german machine". if not, then you require education.


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Re: What I did today....

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Re: What I did today....

Postby Big Daddy » Sat May 20, 2017 8:40 am

Dave Clark wrote:I have realised very late in life that cars are for DRIVING not admiring, hence my preoccupation with trackdays and cars that both handle and accelerate.

:iagree: ... :thumbs:
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Re: What I did today....

Postby OVY871 » Sun May 21, 2017 10:29 pm

Another one in the driving camp, that's why my car looks rough but gets driven all over.

What did I do today, got the A35 running again this evening after a few months tinkering with the car. Looks like I'll be starting the winter work much sooner next year! Cutting it too close for my liking!
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