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Checked search and came up blank..Has there been any discussions on or off the site regarding an official registry for MP4 ?
 

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You mean like how some ppl keep track of every detail of every Mac F1?
 

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Checked search and came up blank..Has there been any discussions on or off the site regarding an official registry for MP4 ?
Hi Stewart!
 

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You mean like how some ppl keep track of every detail of every Mac F1?
Ha Ha. ;)

In an unofficial capacity, I am not interested in trying to keep track of the few thousand 12Cs they plan to build in the next few years. Maybe when the P12 car hits the road I will give that one a similar amount of attention. Maybe...

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Ha Ha. ;)

In an unofficial capacity, I am not interested in trying to keep track of the few thousand 12Cs they plan to build in the next few years. Maybe when the P12 car hits the road I will give that one a similar amount of attention. Maybe...

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Hell it is just a few THOUSAND cars potentially with only a couple hundred thousand details to track...no takers ?
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Ha Ha. ;)

In an unofficial capacity, I am not interested in trying to keep track of the few thousand 12Cs they plan to build in the next few years. Maybe when the P12 car hits the road I will give that one a similar amount of attention. Maybe...

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haha - yeah, that's what I was sort of getting at - but that website Stewart posted is very cool.

BTW, stopped by MacSF again today. So many McLarens! Four 12Cs, an F1, and now David Coulthard's 2001 car will be on display soon (was supposed to be Kimi's car, but I'll take any F1 car!)
 

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Wow - do they still have the pair of prototypes hanging around or did they get more production 12Cs?

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Wow - do they still have the pair of prototypes hanging around or did they get more production 12Cs?
When I was there last week it was the 2 prototypes and the 2 demo cars. First customer cars are not due to arrive until January.
 

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I already have something setup that I can get installed in a few weeks. We'll get working on it soon.
 

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Just an update for the group. I should have this released early next week at the latest. If we are lucky, end of this week. Doing some final testing now.

Does anyone know how the serial numbers are formated for McLaren? Are they sequential across all models? I.e., were the F1s SN 0001 - 0400 and the MP4 picks up where they left off? This is how Ferrari does it.
 

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No correlation between them as far as I know. Even the F1s sequence of chassis numbers didn't exactly stay in order and it has a few gaps. In fact I am sure they started fresh with the 12C because I know a UK owner who has ...00038 and there is an F1 with the same chassis number.

Ferrari started numbering their cars during much simpler times and it kind of amazes me they have continued doing that once they adopted the world standard 17-digit VIN.

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Just an update for the group. I should have this released early next week at the latest. If we are lucky, end of this week. Doing some final testing now.

Does anyone know how the serial numbers are formated for McLaren? Are they sequential across all models? I.e., were the F1s SN 0001 - 0400 and the MP4 picks up where they left off? This is how Ferrari does it.
RWD, Why not ask Mclaren? It's not a secret as far as I know.
 

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Really just needs to be a big Excel Spreadsheet, don't you think? ...with a "notes" field.

Chassis|MY|Ext. Color|Int. Color(s)|Options|Location|Date/miles stamp|Notes

Start it that way - and then whoever mods the sheet can add fields and let owners know there's more information they can add. Easy-Peasy.

Here's an example

000179|2012|Vol.Orange|BlackAlcantara|All Carbon, including CCBS and SLW Wheels in stealth finish, sports Exhaust, Iris.

Notes: "Having finally found the perfect pair of red trousers amongst my collection, I took 000179 to her first car show (Leicester Ladies Bruncheonette and Concours d'Elegance). Selecting the precise pair of red trousers was more difficult than I had thought it would be - what with worries about the clashing with the brilliant orange paint and all. My worry was four naught, however as they clashed less with the paint than I imagined. It was raining that day, and, me mum having died the previous Sunday (or maybe Saturday - I can never remember), I wasn't in the sunniest of moods so the weather was cooperating. I noted the tea was slightly too too milky as I found my friends, Nigel and Simon standing near their respective cars. For whatever reason, Nigel had brought the Virage (which was still on the flatbed, and would likely remain there (as the tyre rubber has become affixed to the flatbed's carriage rather firmly over the past year). ...Nigel has finally purchased the flatbed which is a godsend as it has turned out to be the cheapest, most effective tool in the Virage's toolkit. Simon was in his Caterham 7, fresh gnat-splatters still adorning his ruddy cheeks, a testament to the fun he had on the ride from Dorcester. We made sure Virage Jokes 1-9 (including 6a which Simon positively RIPS!) were told to all passers-by (as well as answering all the questions regarding the Caterham's inability to tow a carvan of any significant sort). Molly Padwell then showed up (oooh me I would love to give her a good shag). Pipe started to gurgle whilst talking to her - ooh what a giveaway. Signficant race history with period F1 and LeMans drivers, including multiple wins and world championships; many years in a prominent collection, further vintage racing history followed by appearances as the star car in two academy-award wining films. The milky tea was Earl Grey, btw - but Ms. Padwell provided me with her phone number (however it has too many digits so I don't know)..."
 
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