Hello - new Caterham owner / club member

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Hello - new Caterham owner / club member

Hi there

I recently bought a Caterham 7 and joined the club after many years of lurking. Always wanted one and had driven quite a few cars belonging to friends and on track days (with BaT). I've had some fun cars over the years but living in London, a Caterham never seemed the best option.

Finally took the plunge and bought a K-series R400. Unfortunately due to the time of year and lockdown, I've not really had much opportunity to use it but I am looking forward to Spring / Summer when I hope the situation will be better for all of us.

Look forward to meeting some of you in due course and I have a few things I want to do on the car so I am sure I will be asking lots of novice questions.

Take care and roll on Spring!

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Welcome and I hope you soon get to use your car to the full.

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Congratulations & welcome. If you have been lurking you have probably found your way around the site, there is a lot to see.

Stephen

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Welcome. Which part of London are you in?

There's quite a few Area meets (when we're allowed to) within some good blatting trips of parts of London

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A very warm welcome.

A great pity about the timing, but at least you've already had the 7 experience.

What are your main interests with her?  Track days, touring, blatting?

Whatever it is, there's plenty of folks round here with stacks of experience and will be only too happy to offer advice, ...and go on, and on offering it!

Best of luck with her and I hope we meet at some event soon.

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Congratulations and welcome to the Club. Your cars sounds really good. We drive great cars, you will have fun driving it.

Simon

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Welcome aboard. We are all hoping for an early release back into the community
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I will second that ...only been around the block and the mot station all year . I should have sorn my car and saved the money. Longy
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Welcome Thumbup From another R400 k owner Your gonna love it!

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Thanks all.

I live in Chiswick, West London so easy enough to get out of town for drives etc.

I would like to do a bit of everything to be honest, some day trips and a few track days for sure. I regularly do 2 day trips through Wales and also week long trips to the Alps in other cars and am hoping I can do the same in the 7. I'll have to asses how practical that is once I've got a few miles under my belt as its a bit different in terms of space and comfort.

Also looking forward to some car events as its usually the people you meet that make the ownership experience enjoyable.