Pocket Rocket

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Re: Pocket Rocket

Post by Covkiller » Sat May 13, 2017 9:11 pm

Definitely a Q car, mental :drink:
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Re: Pocket Rocket

Post by HYFR » Mon Jan 01, 2018 11:21 am

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Took some brave pills and took the M140 for a morning blast on empty roads. Have to say, the winter tyres did a great job of putting down 340PS WOT, kept hold of grip pretty well !


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Post by bam_bam » Mon Jan 01, 2018 12:11 pm

Yeah it was very quiet out this morning. Quattro and PSS were still very interesting.
How much longer is the M140 lease?
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Re: Pocket Rocket

Post by HYFR » Mon Jan 01, 2018 12:14 pm

It’s 4yr PCP. Had it since March now.

It’s a keeper for the full 4 years certainly.

great little car to have in the fleet.


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Re: Pocket Rocket

Post by HYFR » Mon Jan 01, 2018 12:20 pm

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Quick rinse off


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Post by Surrey Sam » Mon Jan 01, 2018 1:16 pm

Looks like fun was had and top marks for not calling it an M-Lite, that really grinds my gears.
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Re: Pocket Rocket

Post by RIV » Mon Jan 01, 2018 1:35 pm

What winter tyres did you put on DK?

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Re: Pocket Rocket

Post by HYFR » Mon Jan 01, 2018 2:10 pm

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Pirelli Sotto Zero

Was impressed

Enough front end grip to have the confidence to smash the throttle and see if the rears would let go!


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Re: Pocket Rocket

Post by RIV » Mon Jan 01, 2018 2:51 pm

Sounds good, I ditched the conti’s on mine before it tried to kill me, running ps4’s Great on a dry day.. might get a spare set of wheels for some winters and try them out... just getting used to the rear wheel drive after having Quattro for years, have to say the m2 is quite roar and exciting to drive.. taken a while but I love it now.

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Re: Pocket Rocket

Post by HYFR » Mon Jan 01, 2018 3:30 pm

In the wet and cold you need to short shift and drive the torque with the RWD


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Post by Ian_C » Mon Jan 01, 2018 3:42 pm

RIV wrote:
Mon Jan 01, 2018 2:51 pm
Sounds good, I ditched the conti’s on mine before it tried to kill me, running ps4’s Great on a dry day.. might get a spare set of wheels for some winters and try them out... just getting used to the rear wheel drive after having Quattro for years, have to say the m2 is quite roar and exciting to drive.. taken a while but I love it now.
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Re: Pocket Rocket

Post by stevo55 » Mon Jan 01, 2018 6:35 pm

Big trouble with the M135/140i is a flawed chassis. Tuned they are very lairy (some may enjoy that more) and in the wet a real handful. Engine and GB are great and lots of flexibility. Even a diff can’t sort the chassis out and an AWD car in the twisties will leave it for dust.


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Re: Pocket Rocket

Post by HYFR » Mon Jan 01, 2018 7:01 pm

That depends who’s driving


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Re: Pocket Rocket

Post by 535dboy » Mon Jan 01, 2018 7:40 pm

The driving God has spoken
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Re: Pocket Rocket

Post by stevo55 » Mon Jan 01, 2018 8:29 pm

Have to say that since I moved from BMW to Audi RS and now AMG I don’t miss that little yellow triangle flashing away all the time on the dashboard....


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