Thanks AV Engineering

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Another big thanks to Aldous & Harvey @ AV Engineering. Again 2nd year Voicey has had my 4200 for its annual service/inspection & again another sterling job & experience.

Had some fluids/filters changed, the suspension dropped 10mm/15mm to GS spec & the new Carbon Fibre steering wheel & shift paddles fitted. After gradually noticing the car getting louder in not a nice way recently there were various exhaust system leaks that were the source of the issue. Voicey removed, re-sealed & re-clamped the system & it is a pleasure to drive again.

Had some time to kill when I dropped the car off & it was great to chat to Voicey about my 4200 & other cars they have there. Lots of talk of 430's & I'd love to get one but hard to justify the current price compared to mine to get into one. It was great to be in the workshop surrounded by a plethora of proper Italian supercars. Even giving Voicey a brief & basic hand on a 430 was a joy.

It was great to hear both Voicey & Harvey re-iterate that my 4200 is the very best they have seen & driven by some margin. After the drive home I have to agree & don't see my 4200 going anywhere for a long time. If anything comes in it would need to add to & not replace the 4200 for sure.

Obviously highly recommended if you're in that region & worth travelling if your not.

Keep the hard & good work going boys
 
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Great to hear. Had mine booked in. Sadly work forced other solutions in the interim :(

Would really help if they got a loaner or five in. Forum buy? ;)

C
 
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They have a lovely yellow beast that could be used as a loaner!

I actually hired a transit van for a week from Enterprise in Ashford as was closing down our Hitchin office so 2 birds with 1 stone & all that.

Would have cost me 40 x 2 for train tickets or 124 quid for a transit for a week! No brainer as used it loads to close office down. Enterprise will pick you up from AV & drop you back on collection day free of charge. They cocked up my van & it was late by 4 hours as wasn't there! Dropped me back to AV though & I spent some time with Voicey & did some work at Harvey's desk in my laptop so not a disaster although did mean I missed a job late PM & had to go back next day.

A smaller van was about 20 quid a day I think & cheaper than the cheapest car. An cost effective option for any looking to use AV & need a loaner.
 
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Agreed...ride height looks more in line with contemporary set up.
The wheels don't look to be very central in the arches however..?

Grtzz....
 

dickygrace

www.richardgracecars.co.uk
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Keep it Rockits, good late 4200’s are very few and far between; I struggle to find them and when I do they sell very quickly in the main. I’ve one coming Monday too, nigh on identical to yours but super high miles at 24000 ;)

No carbon on mine though but an easy retro fit for those who desire.
 
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Keep it Rockits, good late 4200’s are very few and far between; I struggle to find them and when I do they sell very quickly in the main. I’ve one coming Monday too, nigh on identical to yours but super high miles at 24000 ;)

No carbon on mine though but an easy retro fit for those who desire.
Agreed Dicky....it's going nowhere
 

namaste

Junior Member
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Ah they don't have a loaner. Was wondering that as I'll probably be using them at the end of the year. That's a pain.
 

GeoffCapes

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They have a lovely yellow beast that could be used as a loaner!

I actually hired a transit van for a week from Enterprise in Ashford as was closing down our Hitchin office so 2 birds with 1 stone & all that.

Would have cost me 40 x 2 for train tickets or 124 quid for a transit for a week! No brainer as used it loads to close office down. Enterprise will pick you up from AV & drop you back on collection day free of charge. They cocked up my van & it was late by 4 hours as wasn't there! Dropped me back to AV though & I spent some time with Voicey & did some work at Harvey's desk in my laptop so not a disaster although did mean I missed a job late PM & had to go back next day.

A smaller van was about 20 quid a day I think & cheaper than the cheapest car. An cost effective option for any looking to use AV & need a loaner.
Should have given me a shout. Could have pointed you in the right direction of a loaner or picked you up.