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Old 10-10-2017, 03:38 PM   #101
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My mid life crisis car.







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Old 10-10-2017, 03:49 PM   #102
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Dave, very nice! Are you getting the whole car done or just front?
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Congrats, Dave!

Here's my midlife crisis car ... well I get to ride in the back at least.

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Dave, very nice! Are you getting the whole car done or just front?
I did the front of the car through vendors, mirrors, and door handles. The material was a new Suntek Ultra film that came with a 10 year warranty. He had Xpel as well but recommended the Suntek as same thickness but more pliable and easier to keep adhesion on the panel edges. So far so good.

I have sped a little bit in Nevada on Hwy 80 as someone wanted to push me a bit tailgating at 90 mph so I opened it up. He couldn’t keep up and I pulled away easing off at 127 mph. After that little exercise, he got in line as he got to see what he wanted. The limit is 80 mph which is plenty fast but play time for a bit I suppose.
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Old 10-22-2017, 09:54 PM   #105
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Here’s the last project - my 2nd Lieutenant car in the AF.
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Very nice Dave !!
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Old 10-26-2017, 04:36 PM   #107
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Fun day!
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Here's my new ride, an Aston Martin.

It's awfully small.....
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Old 10-26-2017, 07:57 PM   #109
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It's awfully small.....
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Old 10-26-2017, 09:32 PM   #110
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dang near invisible.
It's the James Bond model, and supposed to be invisible.
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Oh, then I have two. The pictures are below:



























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Old 10-27-2017, 08:22 AM   #112
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It's awfully small.....
Two seat with very little storage behind the seat. Decent size trunk all considered, but yes it is small.

I am shopping for an Aston Martin Rapide instead. I realize I need more utility now than when I had a two seat the last time (12+ years ago). Who knew I wouldn't have same needs now as then? The Lotus at least had a back seat for the dog. Our dog seems to be calling shots...

That and I just don't get to do real sports car driving much. Roads are usually congested and the Aston drives best when you get on it. Seldom do the road allow for much "get on it". The clutch is heavy on the Vantage compared to the few other competing manuals.
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