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Things to do with a Roadster

Discussion in 'Roadster' started by NigelM, Apr 24, 2011.

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  1. NigelM

    NigelM Recovering Member

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    Seeing as we have the thread "Things not to do with a Roadster", I figured we should start this one of "Things to do with a Roadster". Here's my first contribution:

    Take your 7-year-old daughter for a ride and have her tell you you're the coolest dad in the world.
     
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    Find yourself at a stoplight next to a Ferrari.
     
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    I just did a little google study on Porsche and Ferrari 0-60 times and man, I'm amazed at how many models we can beat. Driving those manual shift cars takes a lot of skill... Not many drivers of either of those brands could beat a Tesla Roadster Sport in any year or model. I remember thinking my little '99 Z3 felt quick. Yeah right... 5.2s at best. Get along little doggies.
     
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    Smile every time you pass a gas station.
     
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    ..and wave! :biggrin::wink:

     
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    I for one will miss gas stations when they're gone. They have these incredibly handy window washers just sitting there for free!
     
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    Go to a car show and give people rides.


    Find that perfect twisty mountain road on a perfect day.
     
  9. NigelM

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    Cruise the beach/coast road with the top open and actually hear the ocean waves.
     
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    I'm kind of bummed out...the gas station that I used to frequent (pre Roadster) now charges to use the air pump!...I think they're doing that just to get back at me...:eek::biggrin:

    Guess I'll get a home compressor...

     
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    #11 NigelM, Apr 25, 2011
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    Go inside the store and ask them if they can turn it on for you. Quite often they can, and will.
     
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    In California it is the law. (They just don;t tell you).
     
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    Not sure what you mean asking them to turn it on...it's one of those blasted coin operated gizmos...
     
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    They have a manual override switch in the building. One of them near me when you ask they pull out a radio remote control and point it at the machine to turn it on.
     
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    Thanks V, I didn't know this!
     
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    Yeah I found this out one day when I didn't have change for the fool thing. Went inside and asked for change, and they just pushed a button and said "there you go!"
     
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    Well I'm going to try this out Doug...I figger they owe me a bit after 4 years of putting V-Power in my Lexus...:wink:

     
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    I guess thread integrity goes out the window when someone mentions gas stations? :wink:
     
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    Right then... things to do with your Roadster... Keep your tires inflated!
     

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