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    Aluminium flappy paddles for Granturismo and QP are here

    The CNC black-anodised aluminium shift levers are now available at £120.00 per set (inc postage) for forum members. I have to say that I am delighted with the way they have turned out.
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    Massive CO2 taxes introduced in France

    In France in 2021, examples of CO2-based tax rates, from the new sliding scale for petrol cars, will be as follows: 133g/Km - €50pa 142g/Km - €2,000pa 151g/Km - €4,000pa 158g/Km - €6,000pa 163g/Km - €8,000pa 169g/Km - €10,000pa through to 218g/Km and above - €29,070pa!!! So obviously this...
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    80s music dingbats

    Warning - significant liberties have been taken with the English language
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    Lockdown Irony Quiz

    Hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia is the fear of what? A Canadian university was promoting safe sex by handing out condom packets attached to safety advice notes. The condoms were recalled – why? Why didn’t Alexander Graham Bell, inventor of the telephone, ever speak to his wife or Mother on...
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    Lockdown (very) corny joke quiz

    Can you finish these corny jokes? 1. What kind of dog makes the best magician? 2. What does a Swedish Fred Flintstone yell? 3. A man enters a contest in his local newspaper. He sends in ten puns, hoping at least one of them would win, but unfortunately... ? 4. What is Whitney Houston’s...
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    Mysterious beeps on GTS startup

    Shortly after starting my GTS, I hear 5 very faint beeps. Anyone know what they mean?
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    CNC Components

    I thought I'd try and consolidate the various CNC threads into one. The following can be available, subject to sufficient demand: Granturismo dead pedal (brushed aluminium anodised) - £42.00 each Granturismo boot internal handle (matt black anodised) - £42.00 each Granturismo seat lever...
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    Granturismo CNC seat levers

    Just fitted first prototype CNC seat lever to my GTS. MUCH nicer than nasty plastic original that kept breaking. I need to amend the script to be the proper Maserati font but I've just sourced a wireframe for that. Any interest from anyone on the forum?
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    Carbon Interior Trim

    Carbon trim for the GTS is extraordinarily expensive from main dealers or 3rd party specialist suppliers e.g. passenger-side dashboard trim is £716. Would there be any interest if I could provide this item for £240? Or are there other carbon parts that people would purchase if they were circa...
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    Maserati emblem wire frame required

    I’m working on some CNC parts for GTS. Does anyone have a wire frame of the Maserati emblem? DYF, IGES or similar
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    When did the GT S become a Sport?

    This from Wikipedia: GranTurismo Sport (2012–present) Replacing both the GranTurismo S and S Automatic, the Granturismo Sport was unveiled in March 2012 at the Geneva Motor Show.[7][8] The revised 4.7L engine is rated at 460 PS (338 kW; 454 hp). The Sport features a unique, MC Stradale inspired...
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    Why are my wheel arches carpeted?

    Do I need underlay? Should I Shake'n'Vac? Seriously though, why?
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    Bluetooth audio quality for speech

    I'm happy with the audio quality for radio in my 2013 GTS as I just play Radio 5 Live via an aux cable from my iPhone. However, the voice quality on Bluetooth for telephone conversations is very poor - people on the other end complain that they can't hear me or that it is breaking up. Is this...
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    First time Maserati owner - GT S

    Hi all Just purchased my first Maserati - a 2013 Granturismo S in black. I was concerned before I bought it that I might be making a mistake as the 2011 Jag XFR I was trading in was more powerful, more practical and undoubtedly cheaper to run. But I've had the GT for 4 days now and I haven't...