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A few more things to add like a caractere grille and get the valances smoothed in to the bumpers but here it is.

Just washed (johnsons baby shampoo [Y] ), handglazed and waxed with
P21s its cleaned of all the dirt, grime and flies from Germany, France
and Belgium over the weekend.

I'm awaiting some Eibach ARB's to complete the handling package even
though with the addition of the 17" TT comps on thursday it was
transformed and the body roll disappeared!

I was amazed at how well it handled on the 'ring with excellent turn
in, a sure foot and it never lost its place. At the moment i'm just
running FK highsports, turned down about 35-40mm all round and the S3
upper and lower strut braces.

The tyres came with the wheels (?100 for them all) and i had hoped to
wear them out on the 'ring but due to low temps they hardly wore at all
but still gripped very very well. I'm mighty impressed with Continental
tyres!

So here it is, donning the long awaited 'ring sticker and shining
again. Once the corrosion is scrubbed off the brakes from the water
i'll get some more pics up of the excellent performing black diamond
brakes that didn't fade once and provided excellent stopping power.

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Comments please! [:)]
 

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Looking good mate, have you thought about having your rims refurbed as
i'm thinking to do mine in the next few months or so as I have tt comps
with a little corrosion on them but one wheel has quite a bit around
the edge.
 

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Looking good mate, I want a sticker like that!

How did the engine perform round the track? I'm thinking of going myself on the next one so would be interested to know.
 

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Sonny, the wheels need a refurb! kerbed isn't the word and they are corroded like an 80's escort!

I'm gonna do the stripping and rubbing down myself then get a wheel
polishing company to put a shiny finish on it if i can't get it right.

They are easily saveable, just a poor woman driver!

Graham, the engine (while a little under powered compared to the others [:D] ) performed so well.

I managed 31mpg while averaging 100 (km/h [;)] ) with occasional blasts
to 120 over the 200miles from dunkerque to Nurburgring. The engine
copes so well with those speeds and as you are sat at around 4000rpm,
opening the throttle just launches you forwards. 120 was reached so
easily with even more to come but i had to let off.

Around the ring the engine was again great, as long as you kept it at around 4000rpm it pulled very well.

I'm still gonna get it remapped though, a custom code from MRC
hopefully.170-175bhp is what i'd like. It didn't feel too slow on the
track (it was my first lap so i didn't wanna go insane speeds anyway),
only when the 280bhp+ boys were pulling away from you on the m-ways!
 

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I told you before when we fitted the wheels Rich, and I will say it again...those wheels make your car look VERY nice!

"Phat" in chavspeak.
 

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That looks really good Rich, those wheels look spot on.  Glad you had such a good time at the ring, I think I'm going to have to do it next year.
 

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Andrew, as you can probably see by my posts on the 2 threads i was made
up by the trip. DEFINATELY come along next year, its an experience not
to be missed. And not just the racing either, the guys from here are
top class and the Germans are the most hospitable and friendly people
you'll ever likely to meet.
 

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Loads of really nice looking Bora's on here at the moment...Very nice.

Me thinks there will be a few trips to the ring next year, sounds like a brilliant weekend..
 

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very nice mate !

Have the fk highsports affected comfort of ride much ? I want to lose body roll but am dreading the uncomfortable ride !
 

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Rich, are you.... *whispers* naked? [:O]

There's something about your Bora that really draws my attention, it
especially looks great when it's nice & clean. I can't really put
my finger on any one thing, but as a package it looks 'just right' [Y]
 

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Cat, 1/2 naked yes [:D] Thankfully you can see my 3/4 lengths there.
Otherwise my neighbours would consider me clinically insane to not only
be taking pictures of the car i wash and wax every week but also taking
pictures of my car while naked. [:D] Thanks for the compliments though,
very much appreciated!

Sem, that is next on the list!

Deadlock, I hope to win a prize for best smelling car eventually!! I've
sold so many of those air freshners for that company just from people
sitting in my car!!
 

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It smelt new car'ish when I was in it....what air freshner is this then as I'm desperate to find a nice one that actually smells like it says and lasts over 2 days.
 
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