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MP4-5

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Hi All, I'm new on here and just wanted to share my take on the McLaren MP4-5 , it's all hand made , battery drill,little hobby welder and an hacksaw was pretty much all i use. Now it's nearly finished i will be selling it.
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Image

and... Nice job!! :clap:
How long did that take to build?
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Is it faster than this years McLaren Honda?
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sagi58 wrote:Image

and... Nice job!! :clap:
How long did that take to build?

Hi, I guess about 12 mths but on and off, didnt touch it for weeks on end.
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1Lemon wrote:Is it faster than this years McLaren Honda?

Well I work for them so probably shouldn't
answer that ..lol
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captainflak wrote:
1Lemon wrote:Is it faster than this years McLaren Honda?

Well I work for them so probably shouldn't
answer that ..lol

Hahahaha nice answer.

What is it you do at McLaren exactly? Interesting to have someone in the biz on the forum.
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1Lemon wrote:
captainflak wrote:
1Lemon wrote:Is it faster than this years McLaren Honda?

Well I work for them so probably shouldn't
answer that ..lol

Hahahaha nice answer.

What is it you do at McLaren exactly? Interesting to have someone in the biz on the forum.


Shhh... maybe he can't answer that on the grounds it might incriminate him!! :hehe:
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captainflak wrote:
1Lemon wrote:Is it faster than this years McLaren Honda?

Well I work for them so probably shouldn't
answer that ..lol

That's pretty cool!! Please say "hello" :wavey: to Alonso!!
With all due respect, some of us Ferrari fans would have loved to see what he could do with this year's car!!
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1Lemon wrote:
captainflak wrote:
1Lemon wrote:Is it faster than this years McLaren Honda?

Well I work for them so probably shouldn't
answer that ..lol

Hahahaha nice answer.

What is it you do at McLaren exactly? Interesting to have someone in the biz on the forum.

I work for Mclaren Automotive on the road cars, basically repairing any faults once they have been made.
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captainflak wrote:
1Lemon wrote:
captainflak wrote:
1Lemon wrote:Is it faster than this years McLaren Honda?

Well I work for them so probably shouldn't
answer that ..lol

Hahahaha nice answer.

What is it you do at McLaren exactly? Interesting to have someone in the biz on the forum.

I work for Mclaren Automotive on the road cars, basically repairing any faults once they have been made.


If one was really wrong could you maybe take it home for more 'extensive investigations'? :wink:
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