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    Car Enthusiast CF Newbie Gaffer's Avatar
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    I searched but couldn't find a dedicated "single" thread for members to post piccies of their cars (if I'm just being blind, apologies - would a mod please move this?).

    So I thought I'd kick one off with my two (I intro'd here btw, but briefly, I'm from the UK and am a bit of a petrol head):

    Daily Drive:

    Honda Jazz ES (Fit in NA) with front spots/fogs were the optional extra. They installed it brilliantly too, changing the indicator stalk to new ones rather than giving me a separate switch for them somewhere.



    I'm glad I went for Storm Grey as it looks nice on this imo



    The ES spec has indicators on the wing mirrors



    ...and they fold when parking



    I also like the clear rears. It's nice and roomy in the back too



    Tail lights/brakes are LED ones which was a nice surprise



    A few extra things as standard include VSA (stability control) and audio controls on the steering wheel. I also like the orange-red glow of the dash



    Unfortunately, it's difficult to change the HU here in the UK because it's so difficult to source a replacement fascia for RHD which includes the airbag light (so I upgraded the speakers and added tweeters and a sub instead ). I also like the fact that we have recirc/fresh air change as a button rather than a slider (I hate sliders as I've had them in my previous cars and I always manage to break 'em )



    Overall I'm v happy with it (although I do find it VERY boring to drive - economical though, averaging 40mpg around town over the 2 years I've had it which ranges from 36mpg winter to 46mpg summer).
    Honda Jazz 1.34 ES ... Storm Grey +FrontSpots +SpaceSaver +LEDs +ActiveSub ... 99bhp 94lbft 1134kg ... 0-60 11.3s max 113mph
    TVR Tuscan S mkII ... RedGlow Pearl +Anthracite Alloys +iPod controller ... 400bhp 350lbft 1100kg ... 0-60 3.68s max 190mph
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    ....and here's my other car:

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    TVR Tuscan S mkII. It's just returned from a service with a significant upgrade.....can you guess what it is?






    Probably also seen well in the following piccies (plus, I've added my Sidebadges on):











    P.S. It's not about the rear ends. I actually changed those ages ago (shortly after I first bought the car). Out went the factory sports exhausts and on went the Carbon Can Company CCCL carbonfibre clad exhausts (still loud but not quite as ear splittingly high pitched as the all metal ones and v slightly deeper) . . .

    . . . the change is more subtle

    (unlike the mpg --> 9mpg when giving it some, 32mpg on the motorway at a steady 75mph, I'm averaging 19mpg overall).
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    My guess is the headlights. Look like bi-xenons a bit.

    But anyways welcome!

    and continuing. This is what I have now



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    Nope, they've always had xenons/hids in them (it's just that in the second piccie, the lenses have been cleaned and polished).

    The new change is more obvious on my laptop, but not very on my sis' Dell so maybe it's a monitor thing? In any case, it's returned from a full respray by the Blackpool crew (original TVR lot are still working there, but no longer officially part of TVR anymore).
    Colour has gone from Nightfire Red - which actually wasn't very metallic, almost a flat bordeaux colour, to the newer Red Glow Pearl which is pearlescent and has a bit more depth esp. in sunlight. It also has a more ruby/rose red glow than the Nightfire Red does:



    Nice Jeep btw
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    God damn, that TVR is sexy. None of those around these parts. This is mine



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    Oooh, very nice TVR!


    My previous ride. 2000 Eldorado ETC.




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    @That weird kid: like the ZX (like the blue colour too - gives it a more 'executive' look)

    @Ravant: What car is your project? (I'm not too up on US cars but it looks a bit "Night Rider"-ish )
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gaffer View Post
    @That weird kid: like the ZX (like the blue colour too - gives it a more 'executive' look)

    @Ravant: What car is your project? (I'm not too up on US cars but it looks a bit "Night Rider"-ish )
    Its an old Pontiac Fiero. Mid-engined rwd coupe. He's been "working" on it since god knows when.
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