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Well Happy My wife's GT on Fifth Gear

Being filmed at Castle Combe tomorrow

Presenter is the lovely VBH

Long & probably boring day for us though as leaving home at 06:00, back at 20:00

Should be worth it to see her car on the TV early next year.

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Nice one Simon, be sure to let us know how it goes, and WHEN the Episode of Fifth Gear with Clare's GT will be shown on TV......
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Just had the car washed & I did the insides / details.

Typically the passenger footwell is damp again after being sorted last year. Scuttle drains again
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Nice one Simon, be sure to let us know how it goes, and WHEN the Episode of Fifth Gear with Clare's GT will be shown on TV......
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Cool. Do the tv company allow the public to go and watch the filming? I only live five minutes away from combe, would love to see a GT V6 thrown round the track by VBH.
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Cool. Do the tv company allow the public to go and watch the filming? I only live five minutes away from combe, would love to see a GT V6 thrown round the track by VBH.
No, sadly. Closed day. Subject to confidentiality agreements too but hoping to get at least one picture of VBH in her car.

Anybody remember when she test drove one against an RX8?

The 8 was quicker around Anglesey.

http://youtu.be/IJZFXLU1kx8

Wonder what she'll make of a Quaife GT with better stoppers & a Wizard
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Ah well, never mind. Thought it might be a closed day. Have fun. That V6 growl is going to sound great flat out.
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one of the reasons I got the mito was her review on 5th Gear againt the mini.
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Given it's my wife's car, she's really glad it's VBH driving "a bird's car" - her words, not mine.

Being a heterosexual male (well, metrosexual to be fair), I'm naturally happy it's her too
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Typically the passenger footwell is damp again after being sorted last year. Scuttle drains again[/QUOTE]

I'm sure VBH has had a few damp patches before in a Car, so I wouldn't worry too much about that one Simon......
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I'm sure VBH has had a few damp patches before in a Car, so I wouldn't worry too much about that one Simon......[/QUOTE]

She does get rather excited
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I'm sure VBH has had a few damp patches before in a Car, so I wouldn't worry too much about that one Simon......
She does grip the gearstick and handle it rather well doesnt she
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I trust you will be licking/sniffing the drivers seat after??
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VBH <3. Take some pictures, mate!
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Sounds very cool - please let us know when it is being broadcast, I had no idea 5th Gear was still going since it got cut down to just over 20 minutes and it hardly seemed worth watching.
 
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it hardly seemed worth watching.
It IS not worth watching (Audis, MBs and BMWs in each episode, luckily there's also VBH ), but it looks there are exceptions to this rule
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Very for you and Claire, Simon. I hope it goes well and your GT does the marque proud. Those mods will surely have improved the experience.
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Nice one. Let us know when it's on and I might actually watch 5th Gear.
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Cant wait to see the episode



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Just back after a 15 hour day. Utterly shattered & in considerable pain but it was a great day.

VBH is totally down to earth, even went to get all attendees lunch.

Can't say too much but the theme was "cheapskate" Bertone coupes

Vicky loved the GT. No track work but came back from an extended test drive beaming.

All the crew loved the sound, big time

Pals on FB can see some pics.

Cheers,

Simon

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Yeap saw the pics Simon

Cant wait to see the episode



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The only thing i find sexy about VBH is her voice, am i missing something or are you guys seeing something that the average joe is blind to? ......

Anyways, good job Simon and i hope you and your misses have ordered the finest cuisine at the expense of whatever TV company she is working for as she does like to thrash a car.
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