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Damn good back road blat

Out today (in some foul weather) over the hills. What great fun the 156 is to drive hard - it seems to thrive on it. I forgot just how much so after months of driving around like a bit of a pussy. Very sure footed, and that back end give tat little shuffle it's fun - but I'm sure when it lets go it'll be brutal!! To those that are local, the Crow Road from Lennoxtown to Fintry was the tarmac in question. Great fun soured slightly when the wee man barfed in the back on the way down . . . . . .
Also -may have thought of a solution to the shattered undertray dilemma (new ones tooo dear . . . . ) Will take pics and post when I get round to it.

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Re: Damn good back road blat

It's great fun isn't it I've been enjoying the V6 on the A roads of Cheshire over the holidays - been up and down the A534 between Broxton and Nantwich to see my girlfriend every day and the corners are amazingly good fun. The A41 into Chester is great too but not as good as the 534.

Such a pleasure to chuck it into every corner and floor it on the exit. The 215mm Eagle F1s help a bit too

Back in London now though. No fun
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Re: Damn good back road blat

There is something great about driving just for the sake of driving, especially in a 156.
I cannot believe I still get a buzz out of mine every time I turn the key Its a car that really involves you at a core level
Keep on enjoying the 156 mate.
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Re: Damn good back road blat

I've been having fun on the roads just south from you Scott. Went to Arran for Hogmanay. The roads around there are perfect for fun in a 156.
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