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Countdown Thread (another one) 6 days ish

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    Why thank you kind sir. I have a good sense of humour and i like to try matching music or clips to make the wait pass quickly for you guys. :) x
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    Still bubbling on day 2, I resisted going to the dealer on the run up and he is only 1m away from me!
    Had to change my route, so I did not go past!
    Antisipation is a marvellous thing, especially when you are not disappointed! Is there no better feeling?

    Saying that day 2, noticed polish they had not fully removed, and what is it with valeters/car prep people? Can they not clean windows! Or is that just me? ;-)) Bit of sunshine and out with the Glass cleaner.......

    lucky my mrs has the same pet hate, so got a good excuse to spend even more time in my comfort station ;-))

    Fairs do's, if I was prepping cars, I would be lucky to get 1 done a week!

    Mark, you have waited this long........Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday, does it really matter?

    Too bloody right,get it detailed and in your hands !!
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    Good to hear your enjoying your new car. May need another tune for you i think, mmmm,, will think of something suitable. :) x
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    I look forward to your selection, nice to share 'the moment' with you all and the running tunes just add the extra shine!

    over to you maestro :salute:
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    Glad your enjoying you car mate, my visit this evening was more about checking he car had not suffered any damage in transit rather than the need to see the car.

    As for the prepping standards I have thought about getting a detailer in to prep the car or take the car unwashed and prepping it myself as the workmanship from the dealer car washing chaps can often leave a great deal to be desired.But I have decided to leave it to them, so fingers crossed.

    I may tell them not to bother polishing it and I will do a full protection detail, foam, tardis and then clay and I've got the Blackfires wet ice on fire kit and it produces amazing results and is ideal for Daytona grey.

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    Sweet Mark, I also knew it would not be preped as I would like it, WERKSTAT ACRYLIC KIT arrives Monday, so that's next weekend sorted! I enjoy the detailing, so not overly bothered with the finish, to be fair it's as smooth as a baby's bum ;-))

    quick pic in fading light with iPhone

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    look lovely mate, good luck with your detail Daytona looks amazing with decent products, get yor sunglasses out.

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    Thank you, im glad you found it suitable, lol. :) x
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    thank you Sandra, would have been very satisfied had the phone rang while I listened to the song, but it didn't.

    Mark
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    That would have been good Mark. Guessing you best phone them to see when you can collect. :) x
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    i wish I had posted my thoughts earlier, as that song was my prediction for your next post, spooky.

    Anyway phoned dealer he didn't know it was there, rang me back to confirm. Car will be ready on Monday, popping down to dealer now just to check car over.

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    Ok Mark, i already have your collection tune sorted. :) x
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    Sorted out some paperwork and checked the car over, all is well. Car is lovely, although still got its protective stickers on, silk Nappa looks stunning and the new car smell is awesome. Very happy, car will have PDI this afternoon and will collect 2pm Monday. 3 sleeps.

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    great, not sure i can predict that one.

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    I would be surprised if you could predict the collection tune. Its a really goood one. :) x
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    I'm sure you have your reasons, but if my PDI was this afternoon I'd be collecting it a 9 tomorrow morning!
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    I would be down there tonight but the PDI will run into tomorrow anyway and they can't get the car registered and taxed in time, apparently.

    I am happy to wait now, I always worry about the car getting damaged in transit as an awful lot do, but its ok so I can relax now.

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    Ahhh... Patience, patience. I bet you will be on the phone first thing Monday!!! You can relax now, close your eyes and listen to all of Sandra's countdown/delivery music
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    chilled now mate honest, few plans for next week to get acquainted with car off all week. :jump:

    I won't ring up appointments 2pm, so I'll just get there for 9.30 so I'm not late. Lol

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    Lmao Mark, you may as well get there for opening time and make yourself useful and get the coffee on. Bonus tune. :) x

    One Step Closer - Linkin Park - YouTube
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    Mark, I bet all the staff know you by name now, and how you take your coffee! Better be careful there mate, they may think you are one of the staff!
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    I may dress up as security and spend the night there. :busted_cop:

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    That may be true for all of us, but it doesn't fell that for me!
    Sandra, at this stage mine would be
    "I have a dream" - Abba
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    Well since you got a little while to go, i picked this song for you, can just see you

    Otis Redding-Sitting on the dock of the bay - YouTube

    Chilling out while time passes. :) x
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    Thanks Sandra, I like that. This song will now always remind me of "Audi waiting time". Lol
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    That was just a little taster, you will have a lot of songs to get you to collection day Mark. :) x
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    Very appropriate for me too Sandra. Just went to the cinema with my wife for the first time in about 8 months!
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    Thats good to hear Ross. Did you go see Man of Steel by any chance? :) x
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    thank you Sandra, it was a night in the curry house with lots of beer but the song by the cheesy duo was a fitting end to the evening.

    1 more sleep.

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    Little tune for you today Mark, tomorrow is going to be a challenge asi now have 2 tunes for your collection and dont know which i like the best, mmm inwill work it out. Are you thinking about the car all the time now? :) x

    Snow Patrol - One Day Like This (live lounge) (hq) - YouTube
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    quality tune Sandra, love that one. Every time I think of the car now I just break out into a big grin, 23hrs 58 mins.

    Thank You, I am sure you will sort out the best of the two, or just post both.

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    So close to collection Mark. One more sleep to go. Look forward to the photos.

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    think I'll probably go to bed about 7pm.

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