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badlands
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 29, 2016 10:55 am    Post subject: who said 911's aren't family friendly? Reply with quote

Been waiting for this day for a year...this weekend the little one was big enough to go in a forward-facing car seat so we had a day out !

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Not overly impressed with the engine noise:


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PostPosted: Mon Feb 29, 2016 2:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Cool pic!

We travelled 4 up plus luggage to some friends in my 4S after I realised an hour before we were due to leave my wife's cars MOT had expired.

To be fair it was not a happy family scene like yours!
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 29, 2016 2:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nice. This was a pretty happy 1st trip although the missus did say she couldn't imagine travelling long distances in the car as it's too bumpy on the road Evil or Very Mad
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 29, 2016 4:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Very occasionally we use the 911 for family trips out. 2 year old in a forward facing seat, 7 month old in a rear facing and quinny zapp in the frunk. Bit tight for my missus as the passenger seat ends up quite far forward. My 2 year old loves it, the engine noise sends her to sleep.
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 29, 2016 5:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Also had to have front passenger seat quite far forward - no airbags so does worry me a little bit. I was definitely driving very differently to when on my own
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 02, 2016 6:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I've always transported the family around in my 911's since they were babies ..... unfortunately found out last week, my 13year old daughter now does not fit in the back of the 964 Sad Her head is resting against the rear screen . A sad day .... and also something thing that scuppers my family driving holiday to Germany next month PC . Looks like we'll have to go in the 'family car'
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