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Clyde Tunnel

Postby DouglasH » Thu Jul 01, 2004 9:06 pm

Not my favourite drive but my quirky one...going through the Clyde Tunnel with the hood down 8) and side lights on, day or night :wink: a brilliant experience, you just know one of those drips from the river above is going to catch you on the head. When you look up :roll: and see those flourescent fittings speeding past, it reminds you of the semi conscious journey you once may have made, enroute to the operating theatre :)
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Postby Phil » Thu Jul 01, 2004 11:59 pm

Doug,

I would reduce the number of tablets I think you must be taking. :lol: :lol:

I prefer Loch Katrine and a trip on the Sir Walter Scott. :shock: :D
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Postby Si » Fri Jul 02, 2004 1:20 am

Gotta agree with the Clyde Tunnel ..... especially when flooring it in 2nd and getting to listen to the glorious supercharger whine resonate around the tunnel!

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Postby Phil » Fri Jul 02, 2004 9:41 pm

I suppose I need to have Tunnel Vision. :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Postby DouglasH » Fri Jul 02, 2004 10:12 pm

Or take the Tunnel :roll: next time you head for Loch Katrine. :idea: (or Callander)
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Postby Hardtrack » Sat Jul 03, 2004 11:52 am

Last i went through the tunnel was going to Southern general to intensive care :shock: ....broken bones :x ......so i understand your take on the tunnel Doug :lol:
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Postby don.b » Sat Jul 03, 2004 11:21 pm

[color=blue]Just to prove I am also taking similar medication to Douglas.

I like driving on the M8, through Glasgow at night with the roof down.
Reminds me of a scene in Miami Vice where Crockett & Tubbs 8) were on a urban motorway at night, in the Ferrari Daytona. The background music was "Wire" by U2. No prizes for guessing what I listen to in the car! (apart from the Smurfs). I no longer have the shiny suit and leather tie (Liz sold them on ebay).

Anyway, I better go, the two guys wearing white coats are at the door.[color=blue]
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Postby CharlesK » Mon Jul 26, 2004 12:09 am

Thanks for that recommendation Douglas - we tried it today thanks to John and Heather , caused Andy and Joe a heart attack exiting the M8 but found the whole experience ..........Next suggestion?

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Postby inddigo » Mon Jul 26, 2004 2:43 pm

no Chic dont encourage him............

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Postby PaulDS » Mon Sep 06, 2004 9:34 pm

After reading all these comments just had to try it out. Going down to Leeds at the weekend had the excuse to make the slight detour and got goose bumps going through, particularly since just had cat by-pass fitted.
Elaine said I was like a little boy, grinning all the way. Loved it and I'm not an extravert!!!!!!
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Postby chunkymonkey71 » Tue Sep 04, 2007 8:59 pm

I love the clyde tunnel too! Sounds amazing with my 3 1/2" exhaust in 2nd gear!!!

Anyone who loves blasting through tunnels and crazy twisty roads should head down to north Wales, drive to Bangor, then up over the Bethesda road to Snowdon. Its brilliant. EVO magazine tend to do their group tests round about there too...
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Postby Ronnie » Tue Sep 04, 2007 9:37 pm

Douglas is spot on when he talks about the tunnel. He fitted a K+N Typhoon to my car at his house a couple of months ago and he told me to floor it going home through the tunnel ...... AWESOME.

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Postby Wesly » Tue Sep 04, 2007 10:58 pm

Twin ILM back box and Decatted....

2nd Gear....

Hood down....

Great sound!

safe to say last time i went through the Clyde tunnel i scared the bejesus out of a scooby driver!
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Postby nikkidoll » Wed Sep 05, 2007 9:19 am

Yes clyde tunnel hood down great sound out of duplex exhaust.On way to clyde tunnel charing cross under pass is also good, so is the going under the railway bridge at the start of nelson street but its a bit short.
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Postby lowrider » Sun Nov 25, 2007 11:00 am

Sorry can't agree only because it a daily commute for me meaning I don't get a clear run through you lot must driving in the early hours especially with miami vice comments,always wanted a porno tash ! :lol: Don't think it lends itself to the image of a 5 though,maybe an 80's 911 would be more suited.
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Postby The Mailman » Wed Nov 28, 2007 12:44 pm

For the Miami Vice guys its about 20 degrees warmer at night than here! I'll still drive open at night though, hat on if needed :D
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