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Another newbie
« on: 04, September, 2011 - 11:53:08 »
Hi guys

My name is Dan and I'm due to become one of the hallowed C5 brethern on Tuesday when Karl is coming to bring me his latest work of art http://c5alive.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=1989.0

I am a complete newbie - never even been in the same room as a C5 before but have always admired them from afar. I can't wait for Tuesday but I'm aware it's going to be a surprise for my girlfriend who doesn't know I've bought one and she thinks they're a bit silly and I will look an idiot driving about in it. My point is I look like an idiot walking about anyway so I might as well enjoy the C5 buzz.

A little about me... I'm 27 and design websites at www.makemeglow.com - I've always been a car lover but am selling (may have sold) a Mazda RX8 as I am only a couple of miles from work and don't use it. So I usually walk... or now... my new C5!!!

I live in Bristol in a church (well a flat in a covered Church) but am originally from Salisbury. We have a fluff ball of a cat called Mitzy and my girlfriend is into hulahooping.

That's all I can think of now.

Looking forward to joining the club. You all see like a nice bunch already!  ;D


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Re: Another newbie
« Reply #1 on: 04, September, 2011 - 12:47:46 »
Welcome to the forum ....

You will have hours of fun with your new C5, hope to see you at one of the meets.  8)

I think i would rather have a C5 than a hulahoop anyday ....   ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D

Have a look around the forum, you will find everthing you need to know about the C5 ..

John
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Re: Another newbie
« Reply #2 on: 04, September, 2011 - 14:33:51 »
Cheers john.

Are there ever any meets around Bristol?

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Re: Another newbie
« Reply #3 on: 04, September, 2011 - 15:38:24 »
Hi Dan - Welcome to the forum - i'm sure your love the C5 and your starting on the right foot with a fully 'sorted' one by Karl - do come on one of the run's if you can they are always fun - i'm sure the girlfriend will come round - i've even managed to get my wife racing (and crashing) them !!!!!! :) :) :)

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Re: Another newbie
« Reply #4 on: 04, September, 2011 - 15:56:18 »
And cleaning em ......     ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D

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Re: Another newbie
« Reply #5 on: 04, September, 2011 - 16:12:38 »
...and I'm due to become one of the hallowed C5 brethern on Tuesday when Karl is coming to bring me his latest work of art http://c5alive.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=1989.0


Just a gentle nudge mate, you still need to email me your address details and post code for Tuesday  ;D

Welcome to c5alive , a whole new world  :D

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Re: Another newbie
« Reply #6 on: 04, September, 2011 - 18:15:50 »
Sorry Karl - Just sent it.

Currently ordering my battery and charger in anticipaiton.
What do you think about these?
Alphaline 063 12v 44ah Heavy Duty Car Battery £38.95
Ring Automotive RAC208 12V 8A Plastic Charger £35.63


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Re: Another newbie
« Reply #7 on: 04, September, 2011 - 19:32:41 »
Sorry Karl - Just sent it.


All received mate - see you on Tuesday  8)

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Re: Another newbie
« Reply #8 on: 04, September, 2011 - 20:37:25 »
Hi and welcome to the forum,

As the others have advised this site will help you with anything you need.

Good luck with the C5 from Karl on Tuesday photos on the forum are always welcome. Don't worry about the girlfreind thinking you are nuts, I have three C5's and the wife, she thinks I am but the kids love it........  ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D

Lance
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Re: Another newbie
« Reply #9 on: 05, September, 2011 - 06:50:37 »
Welcome to the forum and the fun of a C5, good to here you plan to use yours to go to work on,
I used to use mine to work and back and never had any issues.

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Re: Another newbie
« Reply #10 on: 05, September, 2011 - 18:03:36 »
That's good to hear Andy.

Is it ok in the rain? I understand that there are proper rain poncho things but they seem pretty rare.
I might just have to leave it at home those days.

Dan

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Re: Another newbie
« Reply #11 on: 05, September, 2011 - 19:22:08 »
Hi there Welcome to the forum .Any help you want just put it on the site and we will do our best to help you ...bye Chas

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Re: Another newbie
« Reply #12 on: 06, September, 2011 - 11:40:39 »
Thanks Chaz!

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Re: Another newbie
« Reply #13 on: 06, September, 2011 - 20:15:44 »
Well, it's arrived! And what a beaut.

She's been named Cassie (by my girlfriend who already seems to be coming round) though I haven't been able to have much of a play as I would like as my new battery hasn't arrived yet.

But I had a peddle about...



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Re: Another newbie
« Reply #14 on: 07, September, 2011 - 06:26:48 »
Is that your front door ? Nice picture of a proud new father with his C5  ;D

Retro Andy.