October 2014 Newsletter ~ Issue No 68
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Good Morning ,

Welcome to our October 2014 Club Newsletter.
Having recently been lucky enough to go on the Isle of Wight Figaro Rally the drive home got me thinking...Why are Figaro Owners just the most friendliest and fun loving people on the planet?  Over two days we explored together, waved together, laughed together, ate together and danced together and forged friendships which outside our little club could take years! Thanks again to all of you I really do have the best job in the world :)

A Picture Fest   
Summers over but lets enjoy the last of this years events, we received lots of pictures from Figfest North, Isle of Wight Rally and Surrey Classic Car Show. Many thanks to everyone who sent them in, sorry its impossible to show them all.

Figaro Scotland Rally Announced
We are soooooo excited to announce our destination for next years rally Scotland (here we come!). The dates are Monday 1st - Friday 5th June 2015. The Rally officially goes on sale in next months Newsletter (1st November 2014) when prices, information and itinerary will be available. Thanks to Glaswegians Sandra and Ken Graham who will be helping with the routes and goody bags!

   
Welcome 
To all our new members. Please remember to pop over pictures and stories about you and your love for your Fig!!

Catch you next month :)
Me on our Normandy Figaro Rally last year

Warmest Regards

Kevin

Kevin Fagan  

Figaro Owners Club Founder 

sales@figaroownersclub.com 

    

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UK DRIVERS CAN NOW REMOVE TAX DISC
If you live in the United Kingdom from today the paper tax disc on your Figaro will no longer need to be displayed. If you have a tax disc with any months left to run after this date, then it can be removed from the vehicle and destroyed.  If you sell your Figaro you can no longer add any outstanding tax left when you sell it. Read more

 

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My first Figaro ! ! !
It was a hard fight with the German authorities, but I did it! Love greetings from Germany.
CLUB FORUM WEBSITE
Miss Cadbury has had those nice people at the Figaro Factory in Addlestone to complete a full refurbishment including repaint, new roof, purple interior trims and radio upgrade. She now joins as part of a completed refurb team of a Cube rider edition, RS4 stage a and R34GTR as completed projects.
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WATCH THE FIGARO PARADE
FigFest North 2014
FigFest North 2014
A great little video from the weekend at FigFest North from Angie and Phil Lee.
We like the commentators comment when he says 'and no variants, because he got it
right first time'. We agree!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MORE IOW PICTURES AND VIDEO... 
Read Our Journey a personal photo album by owner Julie Janes
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IOW FIGARO RALLY 2014 
IOW FIGARO RALLY 2014
What fun we all had. Thanks again to all you 'happy shiny people'

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The club promotes and attends a number of events throughout the year... 

 

THE FUN OF CONVOY DRIVING AND MEETS!
Our rallies include compulsory smiling and waving at everyone you see on route! If you've never driven in a Figaro convoy before we cannot put into words how amazing it feels. The lead car sets off and you get into line as we make our way towards our first destination. Cars of every colour snake there way through villages and country lanes turning heads as they go. 

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2014 EVENTS    

 

LANCASTER INSURANCE CLASSIC MOTOR SHOW 2014     

DATE: NOVEMBER 14/15/16 2014

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2015 EVENTS 

 

ACE CAFE LONDON FIGARO MEET 2015      

DATE: 11 APRIL 2015

ENTRY COST: FREE TO ALL FIGARO OWNERS CLUB MEMBERS 

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Figaro Owners Club first event of the year kicks off at the superb Ace Cafe London. Last year we had over 70 cars attend. If you've never been before its well worth the drive!
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We will be adding more events next month! 

 

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ARIEL DOES NOT MOVE
PAINT COLOUR CODES
SILVER DOOR KNOB
The Ariel doesn't move at all when I use the switch on my new Figaro. Where can I test the electrics for it? I'm OK with a multimeter - should I test by the switch or at the Ariel? And if it's at the Ariel, any clues how to get to it please? Thanks.

Hi, I would check fuse first-20amp first fuse in on fuse box is the audio fuse ,need to remove o/s/r lower trim panel to get at relays/aerial.

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Hello I have been searching the forum to find the paint code for the interior door handles and speaker covers. If anybody has the code i would be grateful to know it. Thanks, Sandy.

Have a look at this: Can't remember if the handles are the same shade or the same as the roof, wing mirrors and Polos, if so then it's WK3.

There are lots of pictures of painted speaker grills here

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Hi all, having watched someone paying over the odds on ebay for a pair of door lock knobs, thought I'd make people aware these are directly available from Nissan UK local dealers directly: 80595: knob, door lock Part: 80595-37B00 currently 5.53 each (inc Vat) Or you can get a pair off Ebay currently for 10.99
Simon

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If you've been on an adventure with your Figaro or just had a wonderful day why not get in touch.
We love to publish pictures of you and your car so don't be shy and pop over a picture.

Fancy orgainising and event or meeting? We are more than happy to help you and promote this to all our members. 

 

ABOUT THE CLUB 

Our Mission Statement
"to provide comprehensive advice and information to both present and future owners (in addition to having lots of fun in the process) and to ensure these wonderful cars and their providence is preserved for the next generation of owners"

So how did the club start?
My son 'Daniel' had always wanted a Figaro having seen the car at our local garage when he was just 16. After saving for a number of years (plus a small contribution from his mum and dad!) he at last brought an emerald green model in May 2008. Following the purchase we searched on the internet for a club in the hope we could attend events with other owners but were amazed that no club existed... So the Figaro Owners Club was born!
We decided to build a website and forum which took 6 months and on the 1st March 2009 we pressed the publish button and waited to see if anyone wanted to join? Within a week we had 10 members, a month 35 and a year 478. Today the club has almost 1,600 members worldwide and our website is used by over 45 countries!

Thanks to all our supporters and members for their support.

Warmest Regards

   

Kevin 

Figaro Owners Club Founder

Email: sales@figaroownersclub.com

 

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The Figaro Owners Club, 58 Earl Howe Road, Holmer Green, High Wycombe, Bucks, HP15 6QT, ENGLAND.


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