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Old 7th May 2020, 09:15 PM
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Cleaned again to sit on the drive for another few weeks, my photographer decided the RS6 is the wrong colour and would spoil the "location" shot
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Old 8th May 2020, 09:26 AM
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Nice - is that a new plate for the Maserati, or am I just being unobservant?
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Old 8th May 2020, 02:34 PM
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Nice - is that a new plate for the Maserati, or am I just being unobservant?
Put it on at the beginning of December
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I didn’t know you had a first name that began with ‘X’.
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Old 8th May 2020, 08:18 PM
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I didn’t know you had a first name that began with ‘X’.
X Æ A-12 Brian, perhaps?
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Old 9th May 2020, 09:26 AM
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X Æ A-12 Brian, perhaps?
That would be a bit of a change of heart for Brian, methinks

I can't see this point of making them all shiny and pretty at the moment anyway, tbh, as they're not going anywhere for a while.

Also, as it seems to have stopped raining since March - in Cheshire anyway.. - all that's needed is a quick water blast with the Kärcher to blow the dust off, and hey presto! they're all clean again, as they haven't moved since the last time I did the same thing
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Old 9th May 2020, 05:22 PM
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I keep cleaning mine to shift the bird s**t! And I take it in turns to take one of them out to the supermarket every ten days or so (hence the effin’ bump in Asda’s car park!)
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It's pretty much business as usual for me but wife is sitting at home so S4 was a bit underused. It's been sitting on drive for 5 or 6 weeks but I was driving it to my night shift work this week instead of A8 and might be alternating 1 week S4 , other week A8 going forward. A6 is consistently putting on 300+ miles per week during days delivering 'smiles' on behalf of Amazon on my second job
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That would be a bit of a change of heart for Brian, methinks

I can't see this point of making them all shiny and pretty at the moment anyway, tbh, as they're not going anywhere for a while.

Also, as it seems to have stopped raining since March - in Cheshire anyway.. - all that's needed is a quick water blast with the Kärcher to blow the dust off, and hey presto! they're all clean again, as they haven't moved since the last time I did the same thing
Aye fair point, but it gets me out the house on these rare fine days up here..and it makes the beer afterwards somehow more justified
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Old 9th May 2020, 07:54 PM
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Aye fair point, but it gets me out the house on these rare fine days up here..and it makes the beer afterwards somehow more justified
I’m doing a lot of ‘justification’ here too, Brian. Weather has been wonderful, the BBQ is getting a hammering, and the periodical shop is heavy on the beers!
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Current mods: solar sun roof, 20mm rear spacers, 15 mm on front, red brembo callipers, 6k headlights, rear view camera, engine remap, alloy dash dial rings, alloy navi rings, tt/phaeton pedal upgrade, (and custom matching foot rest) dension ipod interface & parrot hands free kit (both fully hidden), av input, tv in motion switched thro' PF switch in blanking plug right of steering column, Audi 'quattro' sill covers, repositioned centre console switches, radio clock, .
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