Good post mate,
And sorry for hijacking the thread, we always tend to do that,
JimmerUK has been gone for about 12 years off the forum you see,
The noise is brilliant on these things, the only problem I have is trying to find enough road thats quiet enough to really unleash the beast,
I often find myself hanging back from the other traffic if there's nothing behind me just so I can floor it upto a roundabout where I'm turning off, gives the engine, tyres and suspension a nice little workout,
I've had Khumo's on my old Twinny and they were alright, but the Michi's I have all round on my V6 are brilliant, really good tyres, although having said that in the wet I've gunned it before and had tyre spin in both first and second, but that's just because of the opower of the engine and not the tyres fault.
The brakes are alright and you do get used to them, but if you are getting vibrations then just swap possibly both the pads and discs all round mate for peace of mind at least.
From what I hear, your best bet is using stock standard discs but using Greenstuff pads or the such??? I know alot of people ratre Ferodo Baggins pads though so they might also be worth a try,
I'm getting about 25MPG at the moment, but that's alot of stop start journeys where I'm going no more than about 12 miles max, if you were to take it on a long run you'd get about 30MPG in return I'd say. I had a 3.6 Jag XJS and that gave me 15MPG even if I drove it slowly,
They are awful for wind noise, the bloke who had mine spent a fortune sorting the windows out when he got it apparently, but there is still some wind noise there,
I find dropping the windows down a bit then back up again sorts this out though, because on the Ph1 and 2 GTV's the windows don't drop down for when you open the door and close it, they are fixed.
But go out and enjoy it mate,
Jimmer, got married whilst you were away and the wife has told me to sell the highly impractical car,
But that won't stop me buying a Mustang next year!!!