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      11-26-2010, 07:04 AM   #23
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Erm.... It flew in Del. It's a helicopter you know....
are we talking Coventry?
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Yes - we have open fields right at the bottom of the garden and he "parks" it there sometimes when he has business in Cov. Strictly speaking it's in the farmer's field but he comes through my back gate
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Yes - we have open fields right at the bottom of the garden and he "parks" it there sometimes when he has business in Cov. Strictly speaking it's in the farmer's field but he comes through my back gate
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but he comes through my back gate

That's not something you should really be posting on a forum Ian.
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That's not something you should really be posting on a forum Ian.
Yes, I suppose security is a bit lapse.

That's what you meant, wasn't it Will?
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Yes, I suppose security is a bit lapse.

That's what you meant, wasn't it Will?
Yes of course, you should get a lock for the gate.
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On the back of all the upcoming Porsche purchases thought I would let you know about the 572 bhp I should have in my garage by tomorrow night.

However ......... only problem is that the horsepower is split between 2 cars so isn't quite as good as it sounds.

My 335d stays, the addition is a change of E53 X5 3.0d to an E70 X5 35d M Sport. That gives me 286 bhp per car.

Not as high level as the Porsches and wish you guys well with your beautiful purchases but I'm pleased with my new X5. Been keeping an eye out for 6 months or so to get the right combination of colour, miles, ages, engine and the all important high spec. Picking up Sat morning.
You could of got a Cayenne, had a Cayenne S as a loan car once. How the hell those things handle and go as well as they do beats me, but wow what a 'car'.

Seriously, glad you're pleased with what you're getting. Deal sounds good.

Like the way you started the thread btw.
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2 BM's in the garage is pretty good going, these porsche owners are just show off's anyway

in my garage I havee....

Corsa SXI 79bhp
Escort RS Turbo 160bhp
E92 325i 215hp

= 454bhp

My old 200sx was 450bhp alone It looked shit, but f*ck me it went, about the only thing I miss about it.
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2 BM's in the garage is pretty good going, these porsche owners are just show off's anyway

in my garage I havee....

Corsa SXI 79bhp
Escort RS Turbo 160bhp
E92 325i 215hp

= 454bhp

My old 200sx was 450bhp alone It looked shit, but f*ck me it went, about the only thing I miss about it.
Course it is as long as you're happy. As for show offs nah........proper Porsche owners have n'owt to prove. And some of them are shit scared of the cars anyhow in my experience and don't thrash the arse of them.
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Course it is as long as you're happy. As for show offs nah........proper Porsche owners have n'owt to prove. And some of them are shit scared of the cars anyhow in my experience and don't thrash the arse of them.


You're right, I've v.rarely saw a porsche being driven 'properly' and when they have been, it's usually by drug dealers who don't care about the car as they are pretty much expendable to these people.

check you with your proper capital P, I like a woman who keeps me in check
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You're right, I've v.rarely saw a Porsche being driven 'properly' and when they have been, it's usually by drug dealers who don't care about the car as they are pretty much expendable to these people.

check you with your proper capital P, I like a woman who keeps me in check
You're too sensitive lol and read things the wrong way.

So, you've very rarely seen a Porsche being driven properly.

Enjoy your car luv.
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You're too sensitive lol and read things the wrong way.

So, you've very rarely seen a Porsche being driven properly.

Enjoy your car luv.
Lmao....your for a spanking!
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Lmao....you're for a spanking!
Would have to try and catch me first.
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Would have to try and catch me first.

Well I do like a bit of chase
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Well I do like a bit of chase
Yes but I would hate to see a grown man cry.
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My total 'garage' bhp is about 25-30bhp - it contains my petrol lawnmower and 65mph remote control car.

Now my driveway....that's a different matter! 803bhp to be precise (from tomorrow).
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Got the X5 at lunchtime, bad day for collecting a car with frequent sleet and snow. Drove it about 2 miles home and spent afternoon in the garage cleaning it, bits the garage don't sort out like chrome exhaust trims and tar on wheels etc. Car is fantastic and in great condition, will get a better drive tomorrow altho its predicted for minus 5 tonight so could be slippery.

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