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After three weeks I decided to pull the trigger on a 2011 carbon grey Evora. It had ~6k miles when I purchased it from the dealer.







So far so good, apart from some small items the dealer will take care of when I take it in. As part of our purchasing agreement he's going to address a service bulletin to add insulation to the clutch line, fix curb damage to a rim, and replace the Blackbird for the nav system. I also noticed that the brake light switch likely needs adjustment (you can activate the brakes just slightly before the lights illuminate), some trim is misaligned on the driver's side door handle, and the glove box housing that retains the box seems to be loose.

I also managed to set the car alarm off already, and I have no idea how the aux input that's part of the USB connector in the glovebox works.
 

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After three weeks I decided to pull the trigger on a 2011 carbon grey Evora. It had ~6k miles when I purchased it from the dealer.







So far so good, apart from some small items the dealer will take care of when I take it in. As part of our purchasing agreement he's going to address a service bulletin to add insulation to the clutch line, fix curb damage to a rim, and replace the Blackbird for the nav system. I also noticed that the brake light switch likely needs adjustment (you can activate the brakes just slightly before the lights illuminate), some trim is misaligned on the driver's side door handle, and the glove box housing that retains the box seems to be loose.

I also managed to set the car alarm off already, and I have no idea how the aux input that's part of the USB connector in the glovebox works.
Nice color, what is the i interior like. And I like your Austin Healey.
Ron
 

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glove box connector

my iPod plugs in and can be selected from the audio input source menu on the radio
 

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Those are all good problems to have (versus not having an Evora). Congrats from one 2011 Carbon Grey to another!
 

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Nice color, what is the i interior like.
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And I like your Austin Healey.
Thanks! I'm actually looking to sell it (1957 100-6, almost all original) to clear up some garage space. I really don't drive it enough, and it just tends to sit there. Poor thing.
 

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nice
Welcome to the "carbon grey club"
Enjoy
 

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congrats and welcome to the forum!
 

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Like the MGB name also> Congrats, this forum will help you address those little things. You'll find car is quite easy to work on for many things
 

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Congrats! I'm a new owner too and have found this forum to be full of great information and lots of very helpful folks willing the share their experience and insights. Good luck with it!
 

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Thanks for all the messages! Thought I'd sneak a picture of my MGB and Healey in there too. Not pictured is a blue, supercharged BRZ!

I took it to work today. Drove great, had an awesome sound, and it was scary how it hugged the corners, as if asking me to push it more.

I have to get used to stuffing the clutch to the floor; my foot sometimes hits the pedal box on the left, and one time the gearshifter growled at me as I mashed the gears! Not good.
 

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Thanks for all the messages! Thought I'd sneak a picture of my MGB and Healey in there too. Not pictured is a blue, supercharged BRZ!

I took it to work today. Drove great, had an awesome sound, and it was scary how it hugged the corners, as if asking me to push it more.

I have to get used to stuffing the clutch to the floor; my foot sometimes hits the pedal box on the left, and one time the gearshifter growled at me as I mashed the gears! Not good.
Might want to invest in some driving shoes ;).

Congrats on the car, BTW--definitely the right color!
 
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