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New to the forum. Just picked up my car from Rybrook today. Got a question re centering force. It seems to me the steering is very light without much centering force ESP in normal mode. Is that how u guys feel as well or maybe it takes some getting used to. Thx
 

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New to the forum. Just picked up my car from Rybrook today. Got a question re centering force. It seems to me the steering is very light without much centering force ESP in normal mode. Is that how u guys feel as well or maybe it takes some getting used to. Thx
Seems you couldnt sleep Yimn??Got up early for a blast?Ive found the steering is good in normal mode,but i know what you mean.Thats why i switch to sport/sport as soon as possible.I only use standard mode for round town at low speeds,even on dual carriage ways i rarely use standard mode,but thats just my preferance.
Lets see some pictures then!!!:)
 

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Thanks Andy. Can't figure out how to upload pic with iPad. Will do so when got access to computer. Another major difference I noticed is that the brake paddle is very hard compared to cars like 458 Sls and gt3rs. It takes a lot of effort to depress the brake initially. Btw a little drama last night at the Birmingham airport. After locking the car, can't open the door or started thecar again. Called technical assistance and they came in an hour and changed the battery in my key fob. Can't believe the batteryis dead after half day of use I hope it never happens again. Will carry a pack of battery with me in the car just in case.
 

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I've had my car for over 3 months without any such problems so I suspect that you perhaps just had a 'duff' battery in that particular key fob...

It's reassuring that assistance was with you in an hour though!
 

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Thanks Andy. Can't figure out how to upload pic with iPad. Will do so when got access to computer. Another major difference I noticed is that the brake paddle is very hard compared to cars like 458 Sls and gt3rs. It takes a lot of effort to depress the brake initially. Btw a little drama last night at the Birmingham airport. After locking the car, can't open the door or started thecar again. Called technical assistance and they came in an hour and changed the battery in my key fob. Can't believe the batteryis dead after half day of use I hope it never happens again. Will carry a pack of battery with me in the car just in case.
Yimn. The batteries need to be in your wallet!:D
 

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I guess you could use the emergency physical key to get in the car though...

maybe all owners should all have a spare battery with them if this could happen!

What's the battery model number?
 

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I guess you could use the emergency physical key to get in the car though...

maybe all owners should all have a spare battery with them if this could happen!

What's the battery model number?
Good point Squirrel,but are the dealerships showing this method to new customers,did you know this Ymin?? Its no good reading the handbook if its looked in the car
 

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Luckily I read the handbook beforehand so I could get into the car but the car won't start because of the weak battery. Anyway hope this is just an one off. Any comments on the brake. I got ceramic by the way.
 

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One more question. Is there any trick to close the door tight without resorting to brute force? So far it took a few tries to get it closed.
 

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The car is very tightly sealed - the window does drop down as the door is opened like other cars with frameless door glass, leaving a little gap, but there doesn't seem to be another place for air to escape from the interior as you close it so it does take a decent amount of force. The best trick is to close your door before the passenger does. ;)

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One more question. Is there any trick to close the door tight without resorting to brute force? So far it took a few tries to get it closed.
I find the best way is to close the door to within 6 inches,that way you have taken the pressure out of the hydralic arm so that the force required is at a minimum,also there is less compression of the air ,then a quick flick of the wrist is enough,after a while you will know the weight you will need,then you will get it everytime.
I have also started closing my passengers doors as they can take several attempts,and its my car they are bashing around:D
PS,nice car yimn
 

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Good point Squirrel,but are the dealerships showing this method to new customers,did you know this Ymin?? Its no good reading the handbook if its looked in the car
I picked up mine yesterday (HAPPY New Year!) and was given the dead battery door opening walk through as part of my dealer's delivery walk through. I'm going to be making copies of that part of the manual for my garage!

I was also told that you shouldn't leave the fob in range of the car for extended periods while it is parked, particularly if it isn't put to sleep. Apparently the car and fob will continue to communicate, which could kill the fob battery much faster. I wouldn't think that would be in a day, though.
 

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One more question. Is there any trick to close the door tight without resorting to brute force? So far it took a few tries to get it closed.
Saw you leaving in the car nice colour combo I was there to finish coating the orange car and the grey car, to open the door manually looks a nightmare and if the window does not drop when you turn the key the window will smash. The locks are a bit of a nightmare and hit and miss some are not to bad but others are tight, I've tried to adjust the locks on the demo car and moving the latch on the door only moves the panel levels. So this means the locks are to blame and very tight, I think they should of put soft close on for the sake of a tiny bit of weight and I heard a owner pulled the handle off in the car trying to shut it.

Like what andy c says i use my left fore finger in the latch to bring it down then use the palm of my right hand on top of the door to give it a short sharp shut. The trouble is you get finger marks all over the paint, I would like to see what koiengsegg use as the same sort Of action, or they could reduce the drag on the piston so the weight of the door helps like on Aston martins. I remember on vauxhall tigras the passenger door glass dropped to equalise the pressure to stop the rear glass window smashing.
 

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I picked up mine yesterday (HAPPY New Year!) and was given the dead battery door opening walk through as part of my dealer's delivery walk through. I'm going to be making copies of that part of the manual for my garage!

I was also told that you shouldn't leave the fob in range of the car for extended periods while it is parked, particularly if it isn't put to sleep. Apparently the car and fob will continue to communicate, which could kill the fob battery much faster. I wouldn't think that would be in a day, though.
Congratulations. Is yours a US, UK or European delivery?
 
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