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Old 19th April 2016, 03:03 PM
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Now that the 8 has moved on a few generations and there are very few D2s left on the road, I think they're really beginning look distinctive again. I've had more passing comments and complements about my S8 in the last year or so than I've had in the 6 years I've owned it.
I've had three separate comments in the last 24 hours - maybe I've been looking for them more, now that the car's mobile again...

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If only I could afford a supercharger for it, I'd be really happy (probably).
You mean one of these Prof P?
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Old 19th April 2016, 03:40 PM
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You mean one of these Prof P?
Not quite what I had in mind, but it'll do for now!
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Old 19th April 2016, 08:33 PM
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ID:	13201My new daily driver. Such a good feeling when everyone else drives a generic eurobox.
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Old 19th April 2016, 08:52 PM
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Me to about 8 miles a day but have opportunity to give it a blast down m25 for 2 junctions
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Old 20th April 2016, 07:18 AM
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Me to about 8 miles a day but have opportunity to give it a blast down m25 for 2 junctions
My opportunity for winding the car up to the legal speed limit ()is the A82 Renton by-pass, just south of Loch Lomond. It's very quiet at 6:20am! Once I'm on the M8, it's too busy, even that early in the morning for any spirited driving - and coming home is usually stop start traffic.
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Old 20th April 2016, 08:14 AM
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Attachment 13201My new daily driver. Such a good feeling when everyone else drives a generic eurobox.
Indeed. And very nice it is too!

I do love the original 'Ronin' S8 looks. I had an identical looking S8 'replica' myself for a couple of years before I got my S8; same colour combination as yours, same wheels, chrome mirrors etc but unfortunately it was just a 4.2 Quattro Sport.

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but have opportunity to give it a blast down m25 for 2 junctions
Down the hard shoulder presumably? ... Or do you get up VERY early?

Last time I joined the M25 I just parked-up, like everyone else.
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Old 7th March 2017, 08:09 PM
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Yup. Daily use as a runabout and the odd 350 mile commute.

Just changed out the oil in the diff and gearbox, re furbed the wheels and stuck new Goodyear's on them, touched up the body work and re sprayed, full service...

Running like a dream and apart from the odd random abs light and the obgligitory air bag warning light, everything works fine and is totally original. I'm the second owner.

I enjoy putting my boot down and I'm sure the car responds better to activity than sloth.

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