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Offline Etches

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Re: G40 Version 2
« Reply #60 on: August 07, 2014, 06:53:57 am »
This car was absolutely mint man! Looks pretty much brand new.

I'm glad I can see my bonnet props :)

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Re: G40 Version 2
« Reply #61 on: September 08, 2014, 08:10:27 pm »
This car was absolutely mint man! Looks pretty much brand new.

Cheers man! Should get to more shows next year - hardly used it this year due to having too much to do. Went for a rip in it yesterday and realised its only done 600 miles so far in 2014. That drive reminded me why I'll never sell it!

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Re: G40 Version 2
« Reply #62 on: September 10, 2014, 07:50:32 pm »
Fantastic pair! haha  :P

Do you have a favourite, or is that a stupid question?

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Re: G40 Version 2
« Reply #63 on: September 10, 2014, 08:32:46 pm »
I think the novelty of having the blue one back on the road will take a while to wear off! The grey one is the ride of choice for a good thrash - its quicker, stops and handles best, and its painted plastics are a little unusual. The blue one has the oddity factor as well as bone stockness, its quieter and more refined than the grey one and as a result is a more pleasant option for a long journey. They're very different cars and I don't think I could pick a favourite yet. It might depend on which is the first to break down - neither has left me up shit creek yet!

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Re: G40 Version 2
« Reply #64 on: September 28, 2014, 10:20:27 am »
Six years after the engine was built and its paint is giving up. Hopefully be giving it a full tarting up soon - probably be next year though!

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Re: G40 Version 2
« Reply #65 on: September 28, 2014, 03:14:35 pm »
Pretty enviable garage that! I couldn't get over how different a stock G40 was when I drove Pete's a few years back.

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Re: G40 Version 2
« Reply #66 on: January 23, 2015, 05:05:06 pm »
Pretty enviable garage that! I couldn't get over how different a stock G40 was when I drove Pete's a few years back.

Cheers Alex! Driving them back to back, the only characteristic they truly share is the view from the drivers seat.

Been meaning to sort out the sloppy gear shift mechanism for a while - never got round to it last year. Finally got my act together and sourced the necessary bits so I can get it done!





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Re: G40 Version 2
« Reply #67 on: February 14, 2015, 04:31:39 pm »
Found a load of pictures of the black one in an old phone -























That's about it for nostalgia!
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Re: G40 Version 2
« Reply #68 on: February 27, 2015, 06:32:36 pm »
 Got this MOT'd today - a measly 1025 miles done since the last one.

It was easily the tiniest car there!









Planning on getting more use out of it this year! :)
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Offline JoeH

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Re: G40 Version 2
« Reply #69 on: February 28, 2015, 09:24:36 pm »
Looks ace.
What BHP / list of mods have you done to this silver one?

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Re: G40 Version 2
« Reply #70 on: March 01, 2015, 07:07:20 pm »
Looks ace.
What BHP / list of mods have you done to this silver one?

Cheers dude! Has forged pistons, Jabbasport Piper cam, P+P head, balanced rotating mass, ceramic coated 4 branch, full stainless exhaust system from JP Exhausts, 310cc injectors, GT inlet manifold, Jabba R1 ported charger, Jabba induction kit, PSD 65mm toothed belt pulleys, PSD "big ass" intercooler kit, Helix organic clutch, Gripper plate type LSD and a bespoke map done by Jabba. Good for 170 horsepowers @ 6000rpm.  :)
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Offline Etches

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Re: G40 Version 2
« Reply #71 on: March 02, 2015, 09:03:01 pm »
Lovely car, hope to see her at Tatton again this year!!

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Re: G40 Version 2
« Reply #72 on: March 02, 2015, 10:04:49 pm »
Lovely car, hope to see her at Tatton again this year!!

Cheers Tom! Pretty good chance I'll be there - hopefully with the blue one too. :)

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Re: G40 Version 2
« Reply #73 on: March 29, 2015, 11:41:30 am »
Done a good few miles in this recently  - been spreading the use more evenly this year. :)



Looking for a new project though so it might not last!
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Re: G40 Version 2
« Reply #74 on: April 07, 2015, 08:58:51 pm »
This got its first clean of the year today, thanks to the decent weather - not been done since October.





Still comes up nice with a scrub  :)
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