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Discussion in 'Projects/Progress Threads' started by ///M, Feb 20, 2017.

  1. ///M

    ///M Gold Member

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    Thanks Pav. She's done very well for herself from a starting point of nothing. I'm not far off being a "kept man" to be honest :smiley:
     
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  2. Pav

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    more time to do what you really love :track:
     
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    :smiley:

    If only mate!
     
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    Sunday Run.jpg

    Really fun run out with @Big Ben and Mrs M this afternoon. Roads were mostly clear and the weather held off perfectly. Love how small the Lotus looks in this photo.

    Thanks a LOT to Ben for letting me have a go in his car. My first drive of a Megged Clio and yep, I can see why you've all done it. It gives the car the grunt it deserves. Really loved it. Also was really impressed with the feel from the LSD. Seemed to be set up absolutely perfect for the car.

    Finally, Mrs M seems to be seriously considering a full aero upgrade. Fingers crossed...
     
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  5. Big Ben

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    Might look small in that photo but was pretty big in my rear view mirror!!

    Enjoyed being driven in my own car. Great to hear someone else’s feedback.

    Hope Mrs M liked the look of the Sprint and goes for the aero kit!
     
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    peter POTM Winner - February 2017 Gold Member

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    it does, doesn't it? that's that big fat clio arse we all love, i guess. :smile:
     
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    Loved having a Clio in front and behind. And so jealous of the go you have in yours.
     
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    Absolutely nothing wrong with a shapely behind Peter! :smiley:
     
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    That’s mental how small the exige looks in the pic! I’ve seen a few in real life and they look so much wider! Great pic ///M
     
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    look at you guys having a blast..just came back from my hols and started my baby after 2 weeks being apart..what a lovely sound that was..
    glad you enjoyed it Mes..
    you know what they say..what's small is cute :sweatsmile:
     
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    Funny isn't it? Not many cars can make the Clio look big!
     
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    :smiley: Good one mate, I've based my whole life on that statement! :smiley:

    Pav, I LOVED Ben's Megged car. Can see why you've all done it now. Well, ok, I could see why before, more power is always good. But it felt so right. Really impressed. And the LSD was pitched perfectly too. I now have a good idea what your car is like and it's very good indeed!
     
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    im sure Ben wasnt shy to show you around and give you a proper ride in his..
    tbh with you i would love to stay n/a but with 4 cylinders it's just not good enough..maybe with 6 t2802.gif

    well we all have our secrets,dont we ?[​IMG]
     
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    Ooooooo Clio sand which, kinky :wink:
     
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    Ha, less said the better mate!

    And no, I drove Ben's car but he didn't take me out in it. I did follow it though, and it's clearly a significant improvement over the standard engined car. Would love the power but I'm NA all the way.
     
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    Kept me happy for the afternoon mate! :smiley:
     
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    So, as some of you know, I'd love a full aero kit but Mrs M really doesn't want a spoiler. I'm trying to persuade her that the Sprint spoiler is really subtle and she'll soon get used to it. Personally, I'd prefer the Sprint over the Cup wing anyway so I'd be happy.

    But yeah, I think she might be starting to see the light. I'm hoping she is! I did these rough mock ups (thanks to @-Eddie- for the AWESOME photos) and I think it looks pretty damn good, Just hope they're good enough to persuade her.

    No brainer to me. What do you guys think?

    TB Mockup 1.jpg TB Mockup 2.jpg
     
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    Front splitter, yes, along with the sprint spoiler, a la @Big Ben, but not the skirts. Maybe if the skirts didn't have the 'wing' at the end and were more like the mk7 Golf ones, I think Maxton make them for the Clio? Not sure about the quality though.
     
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    Err....yes lol. Finished the car off nicely. As you said Eddies looked the nuts.
    Doubt you’ll convince her though:wink:
     
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  20. ///M

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    We've discussed going Sprint and splitter only too. But I really like the effect the skirts have of making the car look lower. Very much.

    Agree about the little wing but it's functional I guess. The Maxton ones look ok in photos but up close they're really cheap looking and clearly cheaply made too. Definite no go on that.

    There is the option of just having some made. Would be pretty easy to do and they could be made out of carbon then to match the diffuser...

    Long way to go yet!
     
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