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I've been thinking about a good name for the 2003 Birkin S3 I've inherited from my Brother-in-law. I wanted something agile and swift, not too stuffy yet British. Perhaps along the lines of Bond007, Charlie Croker or Austin Powers. Then over the weekend I saw Kingsman The Secret Service movie again and suddenly all the signs pointed to the movie's main hero "Gary 'Eggsy' Unwin". I laughed out loud when it hit me and the good reasons for Eggsy are still mounting. The dearly departed Dan that last had this car used to have an ancient wreck of a Mercedes 180 that was affectionately named Iggy. Eggsy sounds pretty similar... and Unwin so I won't be tempted to race anyone maybe. I think he would've chuckled and approve of the legacy and reasoning. Eggsy in the movie is very British and agile and the furthest away from being refined and stuffy. We took Eggsy out for it's first drive out of the immediate neighborhood to Point Defiance park. Judy my wife,  departed Dan's sister, came along for the ride on the Five Mile Drive via Ruston Way; Commencement and Chambers Bays; and Steilacoom. We laughed that Eggsy is how things will probably crack if I got it even a little off track but we had a wonderful time and made it home safely. Hands too full to take very many pictures I'm afraid on our first real blat but here are a few of my Se7en experience so far.
I don't know exactly how long it has been parked in storage. Youtube video from the first jump and fire-up:
It's Alive




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I finally got the car to it's new home in Tacoma early March 2021
Hosed it off and took it to the Wednesday night car meet at our local Safeway parking lot.
Went to work and enjoyed the contrast against my daily driver dump truck.





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Response to the Brightonuk thread The easiest way to transport your Caterham 

That aluma tilt trailer looks pretty nice and just right.
Id like to trailer Eggsy up to visit daughter's family in Sequim this weekend and explore the Port Angeles area with the kids. Eggsy the Birkin loads and fits pretty good in this 6x10 split ramp gate utility trailer from Summit.

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What keeps it from rolling around on the trailer? I have 4 D-rings fastened to the frame and spaced about 12"-18" from the front and the back of the car and I use a crisscross tie down pattern to locate the car. So I use quite a bit more space to secure my car in my 16' trailer.

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Reminds me of a story one of my professors told me years ago about a weekend trip to a Formula Ford race. On the way home on the highway, they were suddenly passed by their own car! It had fallen off the trailer. It was in gear. The magneto caught when the wheels hit the road and started the engine. They weren't sure whether to laugh or cry as they watched it go zooming off onto the median.

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