Hi from North of Scotland

Discussion in 'New Members' started by Gordonm, Dec 24, 2017.

  1. Gordonm

    Gordonm Paid Member

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    Hello!

    Joined up today as I'm on the look out for a tidy RS 200 to replace my wee Honda.

    Looking forward to reading some of the project threads and looking to learn up as much as I can about the RS 200 so that I know what to look out for when buying one.

    Not sure on exact spec yet but has to have the Recaro seats!
     
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  2. nutnutwelshman

    nutnutwelshman Gold Member

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    Hi welcome to the family read the buyers guide enjoy your stay
     
  3. Gordonm

    Gordonm Paid Member

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    Thank you! have been reading it and some excellent info in there. I guess I really need a test run to find out more. I had a 172 Cup a few years ago but did not fall in love with it tbh. Hoping the RS 200 will tick the boxes though!
     
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  4. nutnutwelshman

    nutnutwelshman Gold Member

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    Take your time and find the right one
     
  5. John Hanley

    John Hanley

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    Hi new member Belfast looking to buy F1 with 60000 new belts and water pump
     
  6. Big Ben

    Big Ben Winner - POTM February 2018 Paid Member

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    Welcome aboard. Happy hunting
     
  7. Johnny 99

    Johnny 99 Platinum Member

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    Welcome along. Whereabouts are you? I'm in Inverness. Plenty of advice and banter on here. Friendliest place I have been on the internet.
     
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  8. Johnny 99

    Johnny 99 Platinum Member

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    Welcome along.
     
  9. youngarthur

    youngarthur Paid Member

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    Hi, and welcome. How far north are you, I am 12 miles this side of Thurso.
     
  10. Gordonm

    Gordonm Paid Member

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    Many thanks.
     
  11. Gordonm

    Gordonm Paid Member

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    Hi, i'm 12 miles north of Inverness. Yeah, certainly seems friendly on here; have had a nice welcome.
     
  12. Gordonm

    Gordonm Paid Member

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    I'm nearer Inverness. Some great roads up where your from!
     
  13. LOCKE

    LOCKE Paid Member

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    Another Scottish member. :sunglasses: Welcome in mate and good luck with the search.

    Colin
     
  14. Gordonm

    Gordonm Paid Member

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    Thanks mate and happy Christmas everyone!
     
  15. Pav

    Pav Moderator

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    welcome along..enjoy your hunt..Buyers guide is great...:french:
     
  16. Foxspeed

    Foxspeed "the new red baron" Moderator

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    welcome :french:
     
  17. Gordonm

    Gordonm Paid Member

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    Thanks again for the warm welcome! i'm noticing a few 197s about and the look pretty sweet too! Unsure which way to go as i already have a modded Evo 9 GT for weekend use - it is off the road for winter just now though.
     
  18. JMR

    JMR Paid Member

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    Welcome along Gordon

    Another one here, from a 172 (via a EP3 Type R, a Twingo RS133, a Honda CRZ and a FN2 Type R) to a RS200 in Liquid Yellow with recaros.

    The journey has been fun :sunglasses:

    Happy hunting
     
  19. gmf_uk

    gmf_uk

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    Hi i am out near dingwall with a RS 200edc, which has replaced my 380bhp evo X.... your more than welcome to a shot of the clio to see what you think...
     
  20. Jimmy

    Jimmy Good cop Administrator

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    Welcome to the forum, good to hear you've found it friendly and useful so far!

    Good luck with the search. Not much in it performance-wise with the 197 and 200, just a preference on looks and the obvious age/mileage differences.
     

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