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Hello From Hertfordshire England

Firstly an apology for taking so long to post this thread...

Just a little intro,

The car is a 2011 R172 in silver with the 1.8 engine.
I've had it for about 2 years now.

Only recently got involved in the forum when looking for a solution to my washer bottles not working.
Very informative and I look forward to more tips and tricks in the future!
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Hi there @FreddyBriffitt and welcome from Northamptonshire (not too far away!)

Glad to see you have found this friendly site useful already

But have you checked out the UK & Ireland Members Location Map and the 2018 UK Members Location Map? Both are useful resources to show you where we all are, and where we will all be.

It's not too late to join the Duxford crew if you fancied meeting us in person. 'Search' is your friend on this forum.


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Welcome from Wirral, England.

We have a free to enter monthly competition.
Entry is normally open from the 1st to the 15th of every month. You simply post a reply with 3 photos.
After the 15th we usually open a poll for members to vote on their favourite.
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New members are welcome to enter (and they win too!).
March winner (an R170) joined Summer 2017 and had only 6 posts at the time of winning.
Newbies can win.


Voting is open for the 2018 April Ride of The Month.
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Really useful links (thanks to ixions cataloguing)
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There's a link to R170/171/172's do it yourself threads under the pic below.




Some useful tips in this section for new and prospective owners.

Worth knowing are reset adaptive learning, check list, Spring is here and what is the SmartTop.
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Hi John,

Thanks for the invite, I did see the dates. Unfortunately I will be over seas for this one. Will try my best to make the next
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