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Offline mhh

  • Chief Test Pilot

  • Joined: Feb 2006

  • Location: Adelaide
Damn this hot weather - it's too hot to enjoy a drive in the Hills.   :thumbsdown: :irked:



Offline dkabab

went for a drive last night at about 11-12pm and had the windows down, was still pretty hot

at lease the nights look like they are going to cool a bit...

Sunday             Dry. Mostly sunny.                     Min 23    Max 40
Monday            Dry. Mostly sunny.                     Min 22    Max 39
Tuesday           Dry. Mostly sunny.                     Min 22    Max 38
Wednesday      Dry. Mostly sunny.                     Min 22    Max 38
Thursday          Dry. Mostly sunny.                     Min 21    Max 37
Friday               Dry. Mostly sunny.                     Min 19    Max 35



Offline mondi

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It was still over 30 here after Midnight last night.  

And there is more to come, with thunderstorms as well.    :faint:



Offline S4Simon

  • The Rubber King of Adelaide

  • Joined: Jul 2006

  • Drives: Something a metre high
  • Location: Not the Badlands
Did some early shopping down at the Bay this morning in the Lotus.  Wore my  'Seriously Uncool'  T shirt (courtesy of Top Gear).  Got a few interesting comments.

BTW rx an email from Mike Bennett a couple of days ago (Lotus head honcho in Adelaide) about his power cut dilemma.  Couple of hours later it was all over the press.
I've been rich & I've been poor...

Rich is better



Offline futurism


  • Joined: Jan 2009

  • Drives: Regretfully sold my GT3
  • Location: Adelaide
  • Name: David
yes, its too hot for me to drive also
which sux because ive had my car only a month, only get to be home on weekends, and tomorrow morning is the first lotus drive since I got it
I will probably still go in the morning, according to the email mentioned below, some of the owners are then planning on driving to port pirie!
I wont be



Offline CortinaD


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Went for a ride at midnight last night & it felt quite cool esp after how hot the days have been.



Offline Ferrari Fissatore

  • Soap Dodger

  • Joined: Jan 2007

  • Drives: its obsession
  • Location: under its skin
My Getz doesn't even have a water temp guage... just low or hi warning lamps...

so i have no idea if it's effected by the heat or not. :confused:

But it drives the same.

The a/c is super cold.... goosebump cold...

I drove a non a/c open car in extreme heat... sheesh..... enuff already!




Offline AshSimmonds

  • Geekitecht

  • Joined: Feb 2006

  • Drives: GF's shitbox :(
  • Location: Adelayed
  • Name: Humble Narrator
  • www: AshSimmonds.com
Yeah had to put the top up on the slk55 after an hour - even the vic countryside is toasty



Offline mhh

  • Chief Test Pilot

  • Joined: Feb 2006

  • Location: Adelaide
I will probably still go in the morning, according to the email mentioned below, some of the owners are then planning on driving to port pirie!

Of all the places you'd expect a Lotus group run to go , I wouldn't have guessed this one. :eek:



Offline mhh

  • Chief Test Pilot

  • Joined: Feb 2006

  • Location: Adelaide
Yeah had to put the top up on the slk55 after an hour - even the vic countryside is toasty

I thought you were flying?  How's the SLK55?



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