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#1 Sutol

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Posted 15 December 2018 - 10:53 AM

https://youtu.be/RGkswepyiDc

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Posted 15 December 2018 - 11:22 AM

Popcorn....

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Posted 15 December 2018 - 12:06 PM

top bloke , no complaints

 

McLaren manifolds selling like hot cakes



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Posted 15 December 2018 - 12:13 PM

top bloke , no complaints

 

McLaren manifolds selling like hot cakes

 

And new Clips.  Also it's good to know my car has only to look at a pothole and the tracking will be irrevocably destroyed needing the services of an after market specialist to...
 


Edited by oblomov, 15 December 2018 - 12:16 PM.


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Posted 15 December 2018 - 12:32 PM

Basically an advertorial.

 

Not sure if the little stings to Mclaren will play out in the end.

Could mean Mclaren will make him wait for his diagnostic tool as long as the vx community has been waiting for a 200 pound manifold.

 


Edited by smiley, 15 December 2018 - 12:36 PM.


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Posted 15 December 2018 - 12:37 PM

And all without a script! Hats off John! :lol:

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Posted 15 December 2018 - 12:40 PM

give the guy some credit

 

5:30 "Now for us we have a long history with vauxhall and the vx220 , we were the technical experts for general motors for it. We built a long racing career with it etc."



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Posted 15 December 2018 - 12:45 PM

He is the Master* Imnotworthy

 

 

 

*of something.



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Posted 15 December 2018 - 01:13 PM

And all without a script! Hats off John! :lol:

And, it seems, all without a comb :D 



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Posted 15 December 2018 - 03:34 PM

give the guy some credit

5:30 "Now for us we have a long history with vauxhall and the vx220 , we were the technical experts for general motors for it. We built a long racing career with it etc."


Was it 2 or 3 races?

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Posted 15 December 2018 - 05:56 PM

 

give the guy some credit

5:30 "Now for us we have a long history with vauxhall and the vx220 , we were the technical experts for general motors for it. We built a long racing career with it etc."


Was it 2 or 3 races?

 

 

or laps?



#12 Sutol

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Posted 15 December 2018 - 06:17 PM

A friend of mine has a 12c and is thinking of taking out the warranty that he's offering. What would you recommend? He comes across as very convincing in that clip.

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Posted 15 December 2018 - 06:46 PM

sh*t waffle at its finest. 

 



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Posted 15 December 2018 - 06:53 PM

Same ol JT. Would be interesting to know how many 12c’s they’ve worked on so far.

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Posted 15 December 2018 - 07:14 PM

McLaren 540C is mechanically same (engine) to the 570S, it is simply software detuned , both use Bosch ME17.8.3.2



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Posted 15 December 2018 - 07:20 PM

I've been looking into McLaren recently and right off I can say 2 to 3k for a warranty on a 12c is financially ludicrous. Check out the video of the guy in the US who fitted up all the warranty work his 4c had. It was 150k$

The 12c was experimental really and the warranty and on going support of the car is apparently a loss leader for them. Gearboxes and engines are not cheap and I don't think I would be trusting a small indie to foot the bill for me.

They are essentially pretty badly built cars which is why they are one of the worst cars for depreciation. At least if Indies are getting in on them owners will have somewhere to go when McLaren inevitably go bust.

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Posted 16 December 2018 - 05:58 AM

Jb, read this:

https://s3-eu-west-1...port_Q32018.pdf

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Posted 16 December 2018 - 08:58 AM

All the numbers on there are too small to be the manufacturing business?

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Posted 16 December 2018 - 12:08 PM

Advertorial part 2.

 



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Posted 16 December 2018 - 12:42 PM

All the numbers on there are too small to be the manufacturing business?


Turnover, @£874m works out at £245k per vehicle sold so the numbers are not that small.

It is clear though that the Intangibles valuation is propping up the BS




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