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Re: 30 years of the Coupé 2024 - Turin [Re: Edinburgh] #1671899
09/05/2024 18:06
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It's only just over an hour from where we're staying in Aosta to the Sparco showroom so I think we'll bypass the hotel (as it'll be too early to check in anyway) and go straight there in time for un caffè and meet up with folk before lunch around 1230 smile

I've not bothered with the Italian toll-ticket, I've got a co-driver to do all that for me smile but I have my (electronic) Swiss vignette.


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Re: 30 years of the Coupé 2024 - Turin [Re: G_Man] #1671900
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Originally Posted by G_Man


As an aside we're missing out Francs apart from a couple of nights in Colmar as they're very restrictive. Cars registered before Jan 1997 are not eligible for an emissions sticker being too old and are subject to Stop n Scrap by the gendarmerie shocked


I am taking my 96 Coupe through France. Are you serious about the Stop & Scrap bit?

Re: 30 years of the Coupé 2024 - Turin [Re: slicer] #1671901
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Originally Posted by slicer
Originally Posted by G_Man


As an aside we're missing out Francs apart from a couple of nights in Colmar as they're very restrictive. Cars registered before Jan 1997 are not eligible for an emissions sticker being too old and are subject to Stop n Scrap by the gendarmerie shocked


I am taking my 96 Coupe through France. Are you serious about the Stop & Scrap bit?


Michael, have a read of this, from the RAC

If you stay away from the zones indicated it appears you'll be ok - you too Alan...

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Re: 30 years of the Coupé 2024 - Turin [Re: slicer] #1671907
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Originally Posted by slicer
Originally Posted by G_Man


As an aside we're missing out Francs apart from a couple of nights in Colmar as they're very restrictive. Cars registered before Jan 1997 are not eligible for an emissions sticker being too old and are subject to Stop n Scrap by the gendarmerie shocked


I am taking my 96 Coupe through France. Are you serious about the Stop & Scrap bit?


Hi Slicer - yup only kidding about the SnS wink

But like me you'll be unable to get a French emissions permit as your coupe is too old. It's easy to avoid the fixed city locations but it's the emergency regional emissions zones which may cause an issue. Some of these were on our route and we decided we didn't want to take the risk so decided to dodge France cry
Accordingly to the RAC these zones are fluid and can change quite quickly so couldn't be bothered trying to decipher regional updates every time we set off.

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Re: 30 years of the Coupé 2024 - Turin [Re: Edinburgh] #1671908
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Its very confusing. A 97 car is ok but not a 96. They are both built to the same spec. Its just stupid!

I am also planning a 1 day trip into Paris to see the Tower and the Roundabout, both in the 8th district. I contacted the Mayor's office looking for a dispensation and got a reply back saying I would be grand if I did not drive around Paris between 8am to 8pm.

So feck it, that what I am going to wave at the Gendarmerie.

Re: 30 years of the Coupé 2024 - Turin [Re: slicer] #1671910
09/05/2024 22:34
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Originally Posted by slicer
Its very confusing. A 97 car is ok but not a 96. They are both built to the same spec. Its just stupid!

I am also planning a 1 day trip into Paris to see the Tower and the Roundabout, both in the 8th district. I contacted the Mayor's office looking for a dispensation and got a reply back saying I would be grand if I did not drive around Paris between 8am to 8pm.

So feck it, that what I am going to wave at the Gendarmerie.


Park at a station outside Paris and take the train in?


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Re: 30 years of the Coupé 2024 - Turin [Re: slime500] #1671919
10/05/2024 18:36
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Originally Posted by slime500
On the subject of permits, I've invested in:

Tolltickets box to cover France & Italy
1-year vignette for my few hours in Switzerland
Crit-Air sticker for France (still in the post after 3-weeks)

Hopefully I'll be zooming through the toll gates with the Tolltickets box, assuming a good wifi/radio connection to the controller. bye


I've been using the "Liber-t tag" in France for some years. Always very good in that you don't have to stop. As for huge queues, we've only seen them near Grenoble and right down in the south of France near the coast, and yes having the tag resulted in hardly any delay, compared to the mile plus for those waiting for booths. We have though, twice, had people in the TAG lane without a tag rolleyes

We plan to collect the Swiss pass when we stop over near Pontarlier - Doubs area for a few days before Turin.

Our Crit-air arrived in just over a week, so at three weeks I would consider responding to the e-mail they send you on application.


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Re: 30 years of the Coupé 2024 - Turin [Re: Edinburgh] #1671922
10/05/2024 19:48
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Hello Bob

What level is your Crit air ?

I don't think that I would be able to get one allowing access into the greater montpellier area.

Paul

Re: 30 years of the Coupé 2024 - Turin [Re: PaulL] #1671933
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Hi Paul,

I'm not taking a Coupe, so I have a 1 (Purple)


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Re: 30 years of the Coupé 2024 - Turin [Re: Edinburgh] #1671934
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Re: 30 years of the Coupé 2024 - Turin [Re: Edinburgh] #1671960
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Quite a speedy delivery for the German emissions sticker. 6 days in fact from odering for anyone req one.

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Re: 30 years of the Coupé 2024 - Turin [Re: Edinburgh] #1672079
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Luca is investigating possible restaurant venues for Friday dinner, apart from the Borgaro Torinese where we'll all be dining on Saturday.

It'll be most advisable to book in advance particularly on a Friday so if anyone is interested in being with a group - already 20-something strong - of coopsters on the Friday evening put your name down here.

Short notice but your names need to be in by tomorrow (Friday) evening.

1. Edinburgh+2
2. Rosso+1


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Re: 30 years of the Coupé 2024 - Turin [Re: Edinburgh] #1672081
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Originally Posted by Edinburgh
Luca is investigating possible restaurant venues for Friday dinner, apart from the Borgaro Torinese where we'll all be dining on Saturday.

It'll be most advisable to book in advance particularly on a Friday so if anyone is interested in being with a group - already 20-something strong - of coopsters on the Friday evening put your name down here.

Short notice but your names need to be in by tomorrow (Friday) evening.


1. Edinburgh+2
2. Rosso+1
3. Slicer +1
4. Rob40 + 1

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Re: 30 years of the Coupé 2024 - Turin [Re: slicer] #1672084
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Originally Posted by Edinburgh
Luca is investigating possible restaurant venues for Friday dinner, apart from the Borgaro Torinese where we'll all be dining on Saturday.

It'll be most advisable to book in advance particularly on a Friday so if anyone is interested in being with a group - already 20-something strong - of coopsters on the Friday evening put your name down here.

Short notice but your names need to be in by tomorrow (Friday) evening.


1. Edinburgh+2
2. Rosso+1
3. Slicer +1
4. Rob40 + 1
5. Neil + 1


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Re: 30 years of the Coupé 2024 - Turin [Re: barnacle] #1672086
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Originally Posted by Edinburgh
Luca is investigating possible restaurant venues for Friday dinner, apart from the Borgaro Torinese where we'll all be dining on Saturday.

It'll be most advisable to book in advance particularly on a Friday so if anyone is interested in being with a group - already 20-something strong - of coopsters on the Friday evening put your name down here.

Short notice but your names need to be in by tomorrow (Friday) evening.


1. Edinburgh+2
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4. Rob40 + 1
5. Neil + 1
6. Ali_and_Marvin +1


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Re: 30 years of the Coupé 2024 - Turin [Re: Edinburgh] #1672088
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We have just been informed that we will be given tickets for underground, bus and tram for all of Saturday.

Cars can be left in the carpark in front of Lingotto.


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Re: 30 years of the Coupé 2024 - Turin [Re: Ali_and_Marvin] #1672097
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Re: 30 years of the Coupé 2024 - Turin [Re: Edinburgh] #1672104
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Hi,
if it is not too late could you add my name +1 please.

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Re: 30 years of the Coupé 2024 - Turin [Re: jarofjam] #1672106
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Originally Posted by jarofjam
Hi,
if it is not too late could you add my name +1 please.


I've let them know smile


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