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Re: European Event, September 2014. Goodwood Revival
« Reply #150 on: September 04, 2014, 11:04:38 »
Is that a yes then !?
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Re: European Event, September 2014. Goodwood Revival
« Reply #151 on: September 04, 2014, 11:15:01 »
I am NOT bringing a dinner jacket
Meals  - indeed the whole weekend - are informal

I am wearing a suit on Friday but that's because I am to old to dress as a Mod or Rocker...
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Re: European Event, September 2014. Goodwood Revival
« Reply #152 on: September 04, 2014, 12:05:07 »
Ok thanks James
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Re: European Event, September 2014. Goodwood Revival
« Reply #153 on: September 04, 2014, 22:28:01 »
Some of us who have to come from far afield, and have limited luggage space but need to cater for a months worth travel and at $125 per extra kilo over weight, are limited to very casual!!!!! :o :o :o

Dinner Jacket?   Now thats really really funny.
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Re: European Event, September 2014. Goodwood Revival
« Reply #154 on: September 05, 2014, 08:33:08 »
Some of us, who don't come from far afield, only have a Pagoda to ship  a weekend's worth of wifely outfits... Indeed, she's arriving by cab to give me extra room for all the suff ;D
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Re: European Event, September 2014. Goodwood Revival
« Reply #155 on: September 05, 2014, 09:05:19 »
I'm sorry I asked about dress code I forgot there was an Australian coming !!! :D :D :D
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Re: European Event, September 2014. Goodwood Revival
« Reply #156 on: September 05, 2014, 09:09:27 »
Garry

Did you get a ride for Friday sorted?
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Re: European Event, September 2014. Goodwood Revival
« Reply #157 on: September 05, 2014, 09:48:23 »


This is my car this morning. Here's the story. After returning from Copenhagen (remember from other stories: a long, very wet drive) we parked the car in the garage but left the boot lid open. Yes: I did not think...

Because I had an achilles tendon problem, and am hobbling around on crutches, I did not go into the garage until this morning (some 5x24 hours) as I needed to get the car to the shop for it's bi-annual APK (road-worthiness certification) and a small service. This morning, the car did not start. Battery completely depleted… because of the courtesy light in the boot. Tried to put it on RECOND with my trickle charger but the battery is so dead, it does not want to recondition the battery. Because I can't walk, I can't go and buy a battery and replace it myself (because I can't stand on two legs, and even then removing the old battery and inserting the new one is hard enough).

So I rang my workshop guy Alex, who sent over a friend with a trailer, and a booster pack. And he loaded the car. Alex will inspect the car today still, and hopefully (fingers crossed) I'll have it again on Wednesday afternoon, ready for the trip to the UK.

Dress code: casual except on Friday when I'll be wearing a suit too! And maybe crutches… I hope that will be resolved by Wednesday too...

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Re: European Event, September 2014. Goodwood Revival
« Reply #158 on: September 05, 2014, 10:38:50 »
James,

No.  Was waiting for Andy to get back to me.  But I am out of here first thing tomorrow morning heading your way with a stop in Singapore for a couple of days.  I will try Andy again.

Maybe Achim is taking the four door Merc?

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Re: European Event, September 2014. Goodwood Revival
« Reply #159 on: September 05, 2014, 11:07:01 »
 
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(fingers crossed) I'll have it again on Wednesday afternoon, ready for the trip to the UK.

Dress code: casual except on Friday when I'll be wearing a suit too! And maybe crutches… I hope that will be resolved by Wednesday too...

Peter


Dear Peter,

Sorry to hear such sad news! However, so pleased that you and of course all of us have our fingers crossed for you and all of us to meet again at yet another European Event!!

My best to you and Karin for taking care of you.




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Re: European Event, September 2014. Goodwood Revival
« Reply #161 on: September 05, 2014, 17:00:43 »
http://vimeo.com/m/104325912

To get you thinking about packing!
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Re: European Event, September 2014. Goodwood Revival
« Reply #162 on: September 06, 2014, 07:47:41 »
Garry,

If you are still looking for a ride, I just learned my daughter has work commitments and will not be able to join us.  So I have an open seat in my 280sl.  Let me know if you are still looking for a ride and I can clean up the debris in the passenger side and make a comfortable spot for you.

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Re: European Event, September 2014. Goodwood Revival
« Reply #163 on: September 06, 2014, 08:32:51 »
Hello all,

This was my good lady wife and I last year. We will be heading to Goodwood independently along with friend in his car as well this year. I have met Larry and Norma before but few others of the club.  Wandering around in the Pre 73 Car Park  is so much part of the event and I look forward to bumping into you all there.

My car is a 280 SL reg 828HP

Safe journey to all and looking forward to a super weekend.

Peter
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Re: European Event, September 2014. Goodwood Revival
« Reply #164 on: September 06, 2014, 09:36:38 »
Kate and I have left Australia and now in Singapore for a couple of days warm weather then off on Wednesday to UK.

I have kindly got a lift with Achim whos Pagoda unfortunately will not be ready for Goodwood. 

Tom,  maybe I come with you on Friday and Achim on Saturday. That way everyone has a co driver. Will talk on Thursday as I also want to talk to you about shipping to and from UK to USA.

See you all there.

Garry
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Re: European Event, September 2014. Goodwood Revival
« Reply #165 on: September 06, 2014, 10:15:48 »
OK

Hands up who is surprised that Achim's Pagoda is not done yet! ;D
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Re: European Event, September 2014. Goodwood Revival
« Reply #166 on: September 06, 2014, 12:13:14 »
Good things take time, like good wine. ;D
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Re: European Event, September 2014. Goodwood Revival
« Reply #167 on: September 06, 2014, 16:04:26 »
Garry, could it be that JamesL only knows insouciant wines?  ;D

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Re: European Event, September 2014. Goodwood Revival
« Reply #168 on: September 06, 2014, 18:42:38 »
Incase you'd forgotten the time!  ;D
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Re: European Event, September 2014. Goodwood Revival
« Reply #169 on: September 09, 2014, 08:05:20 »
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Re: European Event, September 2014. Goodwood Revival
« Reply #170 on: September 10, 2014, 13:46:10 »
Tomorrow, a gaggle of 5 Pagoda's, one W114 and I believe an MGB (Don't ask) will convene at Calais and take the Channel Tunnel across to the UK. There we will meet up with a couple more Pagoda's and then convoy via the M20, M25 to the hotel that will be the location of the Pagoda SL Group European Event 2014.

At the hotel we will meet further members from Sweden, Denmark, France, Germany and from all over the UK…

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Re: European Event, September 2014. Goodwood Revival
« Reply #171 on: September 10, 2014, 14:00:52 »
It's OK - my brother is joining us in his MG (RV8) ;D
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Re: European Event, September 2014. Goodwood Revival
« Reply #172 on: September 10, 2014, 17:11:41 »
We are all set... My 3 year old son has been asking me each morning for the last week if its "time to go to goo-woo yet?"

We are both looking forward to it. We are trying to leave the midlands for lunch time in order to reach Rhinefield for late afternoon.

Although if work permits I would like to leave earlier and have some time in the pool with my boy!


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Re: European Event, September 2014. Goodwood Revival
« Reply #173 on: September 10, 2014, 19:17:57 »
Looking forwards to meeting you Jay - albeit for Thurs/Fri only.

The weather looks, dare I say, OK...
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Re: European Event, September 2014. Goodwood Revival
« Reply #174 on: September 10, 2014, 21:29:28 »
" Here we go here we go here we go...."
Watch for the GB speeding restrictions!

Can't wait to see you all .....

Weather update...

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