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Old 08-09-2017, 09:16 AM   #31
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The McLaren must use special, ultra-grade electricity.
It's a lithium battery and is supposed to be light weight, I know nothing about batteries and thought the last one I purchased was expensive at $600 for my BMW 650. The McClaren one is insane
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Old 08-09-2017, 09:27 AM   #32
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$600 seems insane, too. I had a run of replacements a few years back when my now-ex-wife kept killing batteries by running the A/C with the engine turned off. The most expensive one was an Optima for the S2000, at right around $200. And I thought that price was extreme.
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Old 08-09-2017, 09:31 AM   #33
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I got a pretty high quality Bosch for the e46 M3 in the last two years. It was sub-$150 (with credit figured in from the last battery that didn't go as long as it should). Also no dealer fees or coding. Yay for old cars!
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Old 08-12-2017, 12:23 AM   #34
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Not to threadjack, but seems appropriate timing to share this part of my past 24 hours in Florida...
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Old 08-18-2017, 08:36 PM   #35
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Ok frustrating end to this thread ... i've been contacting the salesman on a regular basis .. yesterday after checking in to see if the car is finally back at the dealer I get a text it's not yet ready and then a text later that day the manager sold the car while still at the McClaren dealer .... I checked the McClaren dealers website and it's not listed on there website but it was a big disappointment.

I just don't get it ... not that I'm actively looking for a car, I just happen to see this one and wanted to get into it a little further .. something felt right meanwhile I still don't want to get rid of the R8 or the 911

Sheesh I don't even want to car shop but damn that car looked so good

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Old 08-18-2017, 09:24 PM   #36
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This orange one is still available, just saying
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Old 08-18-2017, 09:28 PM   #37
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Goddamnit is there a single car dealer out there not named Jon Shafer who isn't a conniving dishonest piece of shit disingenuous amoral scum sucking asshole douchebag fuckwad?

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Old 08-18-2017, 10:54 PM   #38
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Ugh, sorry man.
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Old 08-19-2017, 12:40 AM   #39
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Goddamnit is there a single car dealer out there not named Jon Shafer who isn't a conniving dishonest piece of shit disingenuous amoral scum sucking asshole douchebag fuckwad?

Yes. They're outnumbered and tough to find, though.
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Old 08-19-2017, 07:30 AM   #40
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I don't know who Jon Shafer is but the salesman who sold us our CX-5 was awesome.
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