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  1. impressive post ressurection David! over 7 years has to be a record!!!
  2. Hello, just thought i'd pop my head in hear to see if anyone knows of anyone looking for a Mk3 MR2... we've just bought this little fella and need to sell it and get something a little more sensible...
  3. Just got this dodgy email from you: Dear Customer, This e-mail was send by toyotaownersclub.com to notify you that we have temporanly prevented access to your account. We have reasons to beleive that your account may have been accessed by someone else. Please run attached file and Follow instructions. © toyotaownersclub.com no way am i opening the attachement - so is someone spamming your memberbase?
  4. Theres more to cars that a BHP figure... Shopping for this i tried all sorts - 400+ RS4's, 500bhp M5's, and nothing felt either as fast, or as complete a solution as the Z4M.. For me its the perfect balance between a long distance GT cruiser and sports car. I could of easily spent much less on buying something cheap and spending the difference on making it stupidly fast, but strangely, that isnt what i wanted to do - i wanted to start with a good car so i could get on with enjoying it and not feeling i need to justify its performance at any given (or ungiven) opportunity, and seemingly spend my life critising everyone else's choices because of some deep-rooted inferiority complex... Yeah.. i loved that elise.. just the sensation and feeling when driving it was amazing, very intoxicating. It pains me I didn't use it more when I had it, but c'est la vie..
  5. sorry to hear this mate..
  6. nice one mate - thats a lovely looking motor!
  7. Thats true though - I took you down some lanes at full pelt (but observing and obeying all posted limits and traffic laws) in the Lotus and you were fine - well apart from it making you cry... I think the Z4 is the first time you've ever asked me to slow down.. It does have good brakes.. but im glad to hear its not my driving that caused your distress and injury :) I don't know if i'd call it evil, but it does need a bit of respect - its one of the things i love about it... you have to be awake to drive it fast!
  8. you getting another? Whats up with the teg?
  9. well, i should be back up your way sometime in the near future fizz, so ill get in touch ;)
  10. I'm sorry... I know I don't sound like I am... but really, I am sorry... Actually, in all honesty, for the making you feel sick, i'm not that sorry... but I was worried about your neck - i do feel bad about that... Though i can't believe you actually turned down the chance to drive it! :o
  11. Trust me, slow it aint! how are you feeling now? Your neck any better?
  12. well, with the sun out, it seemed a shame not to get some more pictures... I finally got around to giving it a good clean, cleanse and wax, the Supernatural Wax doing a good job..
  13. while most cars do fly through their first MOT... you have to be aware it will be the first time its been inspected (usually) since it left the production line.. So any small damage you may have not noticed could have started corrosion that may cause a fail... but as long as you've looked after the car it should okay! If you want to go over your car quickly to check it, have a look here for what the MOT checks: http://www.ukmot.com/mot_check.asp
  14. I ran one for 4 and a half years, putting 60,000 miles on it.. Running costs were very reasonable, servicing was pricey, but at that age you wont be taking it to Lexus anyway, so it won't be a problem. I had one small issue in the 60k (which was a speaker going), other than that it was flawless.. Fantastic chassis, very compliant, but also very controllable... though the OEM dunlops didn't like ice and standing water.. and can be pricey if you dont shop around. Downsides are, its very smooth, but not exactly fast - it has the characteristics of the larger engine BMW's, but with the performance of the smalls ones.. and with all the power coming at the redline, you have to wring its neck to get the best (which can be both ace and annoying) - it translates into reasonable fuel economy though, but it'll always lose to a 4-cylinder. All in all, its a great car - the longest i ever owned one, and i spent 2 years looking for a replacement (it took a 911 to get me out of mine!) so I'd say go for it.
  15. Clearly your Rav is faster then you are as you just quoted him talking about his old car ;) agree yeah, plus the new car only has 263bhp/tonne...
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