New Member, F-Type arriving September

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Plymothian
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Re: New Member, F-Type arriving September

Post by Plymothian » Sat Aug 11, 2018 8:18 pm

Lunar wrote:
Sat Aug 11, 2018 7:55 pm
Plymothian wrote:
Sat May 12, 2018 11:34 am
PhilB wrote:
Sat May 12, 2018 10:10 am
Just try not to melt the tyres on your new one!
;)
Haha! Hi PhilB, I didn't know you were in here too :D

I will drive my F-Type very, very sedately, honest!
Fair enough until you get used to its feel - be sure to give it the odd ragging after though - it would be rude not to :D

..and the sooner you'll be able to swap the Pirellis from some Pilot Sport 4S ;)
Definitely!!
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Re: New Member, F-Type arriving September

Post by Dan_Veluwe » Sun Aug 12, 2018 4:09 pm

Lunar wrote:
Sat Aug 11, 2018 7:55 pm
..and the sooner you'll be able to swap the Pirellis from some Pilot Sport 4S ;)

Why not try to trade them in [new..] before taking delivery ? Asking doesn't cost you.. ... the Michelins SS4 will be a bit dearer,
but from all sides we've been told its another car with these tires... ... better take off on the 'right footing' from the start.. ;)
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Re: New Member, F-Type arriving September

Post by scm » Sun Aug 12, 2018 5:56 pm

Lunar wrote:
Sat Aug 11, 2018 7:55 pm
Fair enough until you get used to its feel - be sure to give it the odd ragging after though - it would be rude not to :D
To be fair, even driving it "sedately" will see off most other cars! ;)
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Re: New Member, F-Type arriving September

Post by Plymothian » Sun Aug 12, 2018 10:16 pm

Dan_Veluwe wrote:
Sun Aug 12, 2018 4:09 pm
Lunar wrote:
Sat Aug 11, 2018 7:55 pm
..and the sooner you'll be able to swap the Pirellis from some Pilot Sport 4S ;)

Why not try to trade them in [new..] before taking delivery ? Asking doesn't cost you.. ... the Michelins SS4 will be a bit dearer,
but from all sides we've been told its another car with these tires... ... better take off on the 'right footing' from the start.. ;)
I'll ask, though the car has already been built and the tyres have already been driven on, albeit only 6 miles so far.

I wouldn't mind keeping the P Zeros for now and swapping at a later date. It would be good to see the difference. I've got an XE-S at the moment and that's always had P Zeros.
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Re: New Member, F-Type arriving September

Post by corne » Mon Aug 13, 2018 3:25 pm

Hi there, I did some tracksessions on the circuit of zolder(Belgium) last week and actually I am quit happy with the P-zero tires.
the brakes however were really underpowered.
So be glad the s-model has the 380mm discs.
the right tyrepressure is really important!


Wish you a lot of fun with your new f-type and safe driving.


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Re: New Member, F-Type arriving September

Post by Dan_Veluwe » Mon Aug 13, 2018 3:34 pm

corne wrote:
Mon Aug 13, 2018 3:25 pm
.. and actually I am quit happy with the P-zero tires.
Corne,

You did buy your car used, or am I mistaken ? With more then 30.000km on the clock, yours aren't OEM!

Probably the previous owner replaced them and the aftermarket are a different story all together it seems.
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Re: New Member, F-Type arriving September

Post by corne » Tue Aug 21, 2018 10:34 pm

Hey Dan, 9000 km actually.
So I think they are the oem tyres.
By the way, I invited some other forummembers for a tour in Noord Brabant or Zeeland, and like to organize it, starting of in Breda.
Interested? see all so a new Belgium owner at the introduction.

greetings Corne


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Re: New Member, F-Type arriving September

Post by Dan_Veluwe » Mon Sep 03, 2018 9:22 pm

Hi Corne,

Just came back from two weeks holidays, forgot to take my passwords along !
Sure, if I don't have an other appointment, I'd love to come.

Dan
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Re: New Member, F-Type arriving September

Post by corne » Mon Sep 03, 2018 10:27 pm

Dan, look at the f-type events
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Re: New Member, F-Type arriving September

Post by Tel » Tue Sep 04, 2018 12:55 pm

PhilB wrote:
Sat May 12, 2018 12:00 pm

I just help out with any moderation, not that it's needed on here.
Most exciting thing I've had to do is help to turn a picture the right way up.
:D
Oh, we can soon change that 😉
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