I've gone and done it!

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Captain Midlife
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I've gone and done it!

Post by Captain Midlife » Wed Dec 04, 2019 8:13 pm

I've been lurking here for a while and also looking for my ideal car. Great source of info and you lot seem like a friendly bunch. Can I join please?
I've spent months looking at allsorts of mid range toys but I kept coming back to the F-Type for so many good reasons. Anyway a couple of weeks ago I found a nice one with all my must have toys and a few extras thrown in, plus the right price. So I am now a very very proud owner of a 340 Coupé. I'm happy, but more importantly, I think Mrs Midlife is too. Win-win! I'll probably now spend too long fettling it :lol: But how long is too long?

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Red V6 Coupé 340 with lots of extras :D


RPSN
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Re: I've gone and done it!

Post by RPSN » Wed Dec 04, 2019 8:27 pm

Well done......it's a great feeling! :-)

Nowt wrong with a bit of fettling.....how long is a piece of string!
MY16 Jaguar F-Type S RWD Coupe 3.0 V6 380PS Supercharged / Metallic Rhodium Silver / Panoramic Glass Roof / Sports Seats in Leather


Philskill
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Re: I've gone and done it!

Post by Philskill » Wed Dec 04, 2019 9:11 pm

Looks great.. enjoy!

I keep telling myself no fettling this one!...
MY19 Carpathian Grey R-Dynamic P300, Black pack in and out, 12 way Memory seats, Climate Pack, Park assist, Meridian Surround, switchable exhaust.


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mickjaguar
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Location: Chichester

Re: I've gone and done it!

Post by mickjaguar » Wed Dec 04, 2019 9:34 pm

My favorite colour...…..midlife crisis red :lol:
V6 Coupe, IRR, 20" Tornado's, pano roof, full leather, parking pack, heated seats, active exhaust


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scm
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Re: I've gone and done it!

Post by scm » Wed Dec 04, 2019 10:17 pm

Welcome to the club!

To answer your question - too long is when you spend more time fettling than driving ... ;)
MY18 F-Type V8 R AWD in Glacier White
Lots of leather and toys, and loads of noise!


Nick
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Re: I've gone and done it!

Post by Nick » Thu Dec 05, 2019 8:19 am

Welcome, silly grin time now, every time you drive it.
MY2015 Coupe V8R Carbon Ceramic Brakes, 20" Anthracite Wheels Panoramic Roof, Meridian 770


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steviegtr
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Re: I've gone and done it!

Post by steviegtr » Thu Dec 05, 2019 12:09 pm

Welcome along & enjoy your mid-life purchase. Annoy your neighbours with early morning start ups. :D :D :D
2017 f type 5.0 R AWD Glacier Pearl white Cabriolet
Sports seats 14way. Powerfold mirrors, Keyless. Hp Brakes, Split rims,
Heated screen. Meridian 380w.


NJC
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Re: I've gone and done it!

Post by NJC » Sat Dec 07, 2019 9:49 am

Looks great. Enjoy


Captain Midlife
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Re: I've gone and done it!

Post by Captain Midlife » Sun Dec 08, 2019 10:45 pm

Thanks for your friendly welcoming messages. I've put almost 800 miles on her already and love it. It was meant to be my fairweather/weekend toy. Oh well the best laid plans and all that!
Things I like:
1) Almost everything.

Things I'm learning to live with:
1) Waking the neighbours at 5 am. I see the new model has quiet mode start. Is there a retrofit coming soon? Mine can do it when starting up from auto stop/start so it IS possible.
2) I'm now wondering if I should have invested in 2 extra cylinders :lol:
Red V6 Coupé 340 with lots of extras :D


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scm
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Re: I've gone and done it!

Post by scm » Sun Dec 08, 2019 10:52 pm

If you select D straight after startup it'll quieten it down (notwithstanding any "clunk" issues you may have) .... ;)
I'm assuming the 5am is when you leave, not when you return! :D
MY18 F-Type V8 R AWD in Glacier White
Lots of leather and toys, and loads of noise!


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