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Old 24th November 2013, 05:15 PM
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Smile First drive

The Roadster saw the day light for the first time today (and the window is quite short now in winter time, night falls around 16:00).

I'm glad I could do that before calling the first building inspection, as I haven't have any problem on this short test. I even could pass the second gear

Hopefully, I can take the first inspection and have the chassis painted before Christmas

A video of this historical event here:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OvsOn...ature=youtu.be
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Old 24th November 2013, 05:29 PM
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nice

I like the seets and bottom. superlight.

Good luck with inspection.

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Old 24th November 2013, 06:14 PM
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Car is impressive Syl ....well done on another milestone....tell you what tho that video camera must have a seriously good image stabilization system as it was super smooth especially when walking.....looks a lot like you are striving for getting it onto the road in spring I would say you are well postioned to do just that
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Old 24th November 2013, 07:05 PM
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Well done
Looks and sounds great!!!!
If i look at the houses it looks like your in Småland..

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Old 24th November 2013, 09:44 PM
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Old 25th November 2013, 08:20 AM
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well done.I really must get on with mine, been kinda busy but hopefully next month can crack on a bit.

Sounds good too
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Old 25th November 2013, 12:56 PM
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nice

I like the seets and bottom. superlight.
Yes! Genuine Swedish pine tree

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Car is impressive Syl ....well done on another milestone....tell you what tho that video camera must have a seriously good image stabilization system as it was super smooth especially when walking.....looks a lot like you are striving for getting it onto the road in spring I would say you are well postioned to do just that
Thanks Kev. Yes, my goal is to have it finished for next spring. Hope I can live up to that. Regarding the camera, it is actually a tiny photo camera (pocket size Canon Ixus 120). So I think the steadiness has to be credited to my girlfriend

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Well done
Looks and sounds great!!!!
If i look at the houses it looks like your in Småland..

//Janne
Spot on Janne, Småland it is !



Thank you for the nice comments and wishes guys. Still a lot of work to do, but it is becoming more and more real!
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Old 25th November 2013, 01:54 PM
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I bet the splinters are a bugger to get out, that would be asking the other half to go beyond the call of duty

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Old 25th November 2013, 06:20 PM
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looking good!
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Old 26th November 2013, 03:09 AM
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C'est magnifique, Sylvain! I envy your self control for not spinning the wheels a little on the grass :-)

I love these first drive videos. Along with reliving our long-time virtual friends' joy we get to see their faces for the first time, too :-)
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