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1234dist
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Re: Footman James Manchester

Postby 1234dist » Tue Sep 13, 2016 3:46 pm

yay passes have arrived.


and now i need a hi vis for the first time :cursing
Must be because of all the fast moving vehicles around me :rolleyes
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Re: Footman James Manchester

Postby Hammond » Tue Sep 13, 2016 6:44 pm

1234dist wrote:yay passes have arrived.


and now i need a hi vis for the first time :cursing
Must be because of all the fast moving vehicles around me :rolleyes


Surely for the future we can get some ones with club logos on :*laughing my fat rear end off*
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Re: Footman James Manchester

Postby 1234dist » Tue Sep 13, 2016 7:43 pm

i know a guy who does custom clothing :wink3
220 Coupe turbo K785OAT (issues :glare )
Rover Sport 220GTI m-series K56AEP
218 VVC Cabriolet R170FEU
220 GTI M-series J777RAL
75 2.0 CDT P80CJM
620 SLI P267LOM HONDA
420 GSI Turbo L191CVP
tatti :rip

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Re: Footman James Manchester

Postby Hammond » Thu Sep 15, 2016 8:11 am

220 GSi turbo wrote:How big is it? And dirty/messy/sharp edges?

I could get it down to Leicester(ish) and then either take to the Milton Keynes show on 25th Sept or drop it near to you next time we do a family run down to Wilts :)


Hopefully dist will bring the spoiler to Manchester and if you could grab it off him and I'll pick it up off you at Milton Keynes that would be great. :D
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416GTi Auto 'Diamond White' (J reg)
214i Sprint 'Flame Red' (1994)
MGF 1.8 VVC Freestyle 'Solar Red'

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216GSi Auto 'Gold' (H397 HUD)
414Si 'Ocean Blue' (R478 AHJ) Bubble
414SEi 'Bermuda Blue' (V52 VFL) Bubble
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Re: Footman James Manchester

Postby 1234dist » Thu Sep 15, 2016 6:09 pm

And the prep is done....and it looks the same as it did 4 hrs ago :mope

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220 Coupe turbo K785OAT (issues :glare )
Rover Sport 220GTI m-series K56AEP
218 VVC Cabriolet R170FEU
220 GTI M-series J777RAL
75 2.0 CDT P80CJM
620 SLI P267LOM HONDA
420 GSI Turbo L191CVP
tatti :rip

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Re: Footman James Manchester

Postby Paul_1978_yorks » Fri Sep 16, 2016 8:29 pm

Good to see some of you guys at Manchester. Heading home now. Doesn't look like I'm the only one going and coming back on Sunday.

ps shout out to Paul (220 GSi Turbo) for having a two hour+ drive there and two hour drive back to coordinate despite not exhibiting a car - top man.
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1995 Silver 214 SEi (N-reg), 1995 Nightfire Red 214 SEi (N-reg), 1994 BRG 214 SEi (M-reg), 1993 Caribbean Blue 216 Cabriolet (K-reg), 1995 Silver 216 SLi (M-reg)

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Re: Footman James Manchester

Postby 1234dist » Fri Sep 16, 2016 8:49 pm

Found some scrap on the 200oc stand, hope no one minds.

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220 Coupe turbo K785OAT (issues :glare )
Rover Sport 220GTI m-series K56AEP
218 VVC Cabriolet R170FEU
220 GTI M-series J777RAL
75 2.0 CDT P80CJM
620 SLI P267LOM HONDA
420 GSI Turbo L191CVP
tatti :rip

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Re: Footman James Manchester

Postby 1234dist » Fri Sep 16, 2016 8:50 pm

There are more, just takes me ages to ps them :laughing2
220 Coupe turbo K785OAT (issues :glare )
Rover Sport 220GTI m-series K56AEP
218 VVC Cabriolet R170FEU
220 GTI M-series J777RAL
75 2.0 CDT P80CJM
620 SLI P267LOM HONDA
420 GSI Turbo L191CVP
tatti :rip

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Re: Footman James Manchester

Postby GTiJohn » Sat Sep 17, 2016 8:32 am

Looking good :clapping

Pls post one show all the cars and the flag :wink3
I like Twin Cams.... and Single Cams

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Re: Footman James Manchester

Postby 1234dist » Sat Sep 17, 2016 8:53 am

I tried to get one last night but people just wanted to clean cars :laughing2
220 Coupe turbo K785OAT (issues :glare )
Rover Sport 220GTI m-series K56AEP
218 VVC Cabriolet R170FEU
220 GTI M-series J777RAL
75 2.0 CDT P80CJM
620 SLI P267LOM HONDA
420 GSI Turbo L191CVP
tatti :rip

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Re: Footman James Manchester

Postby kevinwillis » Sat Sep 17, 2016 11:01 am

Have a great show guys

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Re: Footman James Manchester

Postby Paul_1978_yorks » Sat Sep 17, 2016 11:32 am

1234dist wrote:I tried to get one last night but people just wanted to clean cars :laughing2

Once you start you can't stop :D
Current:
1990 White 416 GSi (G-reg)
2005 Volvo V50 1.8 Sport (55 reg)
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Re: Footman James Manchester

Postby 220 GSi turbo » Sat Sep 17, 2016 12:40 pm

GTiJohn wrote:Looking good :clapping Pls post one show all the cars and the flag :wink3


Probably not quite what you are hoping for, but here are a few that I took during setup. :angel

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Because our stand has the 'X-Factor' it is difficult to get all four in the same shot, but the layout works really well whichever way it is approached from. We have a walkway on three sides and a solitary Ford Anglia 105E club representative on the other.

There are two more R8s in the show: Howard (cabriolet106) has his silver Cabriolet in as a private entry in the 'posh' hall with black carpet, and Matt (bigmatt1975) has his Nightfire 416 on the North West BL Enthusiasts stand not far from ours.
Big thanks go to Howard for bringing the flag and other props with him and for his help with building everything :clapping

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Re: Footman James Manchester

Postby GTiJohn » Sat Sep 17, 2016 3:01 pm

Looks great ! :clapping
I like Twin Cams.... and Single Cams

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Re: Footman James Manchester

Postby cabriolet106 » Sat Sep 17, 2016 5:56 pm

The show today has been fairly quiet but still spoken to a few people about the cars on the stand. Nick Craig and myself have manned the stand today so there has been opportunity for us all to go for wander around.
Hopefully busier tomorrow.


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