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russ999rocket
Swine Town,
United Kingdom

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Posts: 2,585
Tiger Explorer


icon15 May 2018 17:42
Not a very impressive list and not that many since I have been driving for 40 years :speechless:

1978
Vauxhall Viva (stolen as I watched Quadrophenia at the pictures)
Ford Cortina Mk3
Fiat Uno (Brand new!)
Ford Fiesta XR2
Rover 216 Vanden Plas
Toyota Supra 3.0
Peugeot 405 (worst car ever)
Mercedes E320 Auto (petrol)
VW Bora Sport (diesel)
Mercedes E220 (diesel)
Audi A6 2.0 (petrol)
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onlineNick
Birley Edge,
United Kingdom

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Posts: 20,633
TT600 (00-01)


icon15 May 2018 18:10
MG Midget
Sunbeam Stilleto
Skoda Rapid
Ford Sierra 2.0
MG Montego Turbo
Fiat Cinqecento Sporting
Porsche 944
Nissan Primera Sport
Alfa Romeo 156 Sportwagon
Alfa Romeo 147 Senna
Suzuki Grand Vitara SWB
Suzuki Grand Vitara LWB
Mitsubishi L200 Trojan
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Fretmeister
The Aquaduct?,
United Kingdom

Premier Member
Posts: 63,733
Tiger Explorer


icon15 May 2018 18:19
Sadly I remember all of mine and most of the registration numbers too.
Slightly less driving time. 36 years.

1972 Hillman Imp HKN 220L Beige
1969 Ford Escort Mk1 1100 JFK 680H Blue
1968 Austin A60 Cambridge HBK 748G Carlton Grey
1958 Austin A55 Mk1 Cambridge PTP61,AOR 6A, AOR 226A GVS 763 Bought it off a reg number dealer Tweed Grey/Court Grey
1966 Ford Anglia 105E 1200 GBK 421D, White with Green stripe and roof
1980 Morris Marina 1.3 Estate KLC 894V Blue
1978 Ford Transit SWB 1.6. PTP 221S
1986 Freight Rover 2.0 Petrol LWB High roof D648 GBK
1990 Ford Orion 1.8D GL (Company Car) H849 GPH Gold
1982 Ford Escort 1.3L Red Bought for Mrs Fret
1986 Ford Orion 1.6D GL D510 .... Chesnut (correct spelling)
1992 Citroen AX 1.4TRD. K525 ONP Red
1996 Citroen ZX 1.9TD Avantage, P665 LBY White
2003 Citroen Berlingo 2.0HDi, HG03 TZZ Mediterranean Blue
2012 Citroen C3 Picasso Desire 1.6HDi PN12 GUJ Black Metallic
2015 Citroen Berlingo 1.6HDi XTR HY65 xxx Kyanos Blue.. Current car

Sometimes I had two at the same time, such as the A55 and Mini and the vans with the Orions were for the band, but I owned them.

I think that's it.
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Rob NMTB
Redditch,
United Kingdom

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Posts: 54,459
Speed Triple 1050


icon15 May 2018 18:40
Nowhere near that variety, over 40 years 03

Austin 1300
Mini Clubman
Ford Capri
Mini 30
Mini Cooper
Mini Cooper
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595daytona
Birmingham,
United Kingdom

Posts: 3,647
Daytona T595


icon15 May 2018 18:49
I have never owned a car.
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~EARL~
gods country wales,
United Kingdom

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Posts: 86,180
Enthusiast


icon15 May 2018 19:10
1st car bright orange mk2 escort 1300 sport replica
Mk3 cortina 2000 gt
Mk3 escort 1300 gl
Skoda 130 lse (don't ask)
Mk3 Escort xr3i
Rover 414 si
Mk3 cavalier 2.0 sri
Peugeot 205 stdt
Series 1 escort rs turbo
Bmw 318i mtec replica
Mk2 golf gti 8v big bumper model
Frontiers 2.0 sport
Peugeot 309 diesel
Peugeot 406 hdi
Land rover freelancer xedi
Peugeot 306 xsi
Ford galaxy zetec tdi
Vauxhall vectra 1.8 sri
Ford focus mk2 1.6 st replica
Alfa gt 2.0
Saab 93 tid sport

Used ex's cars

Volkswagen golf mk1 driver
Peugeot 205 gti 1.6
Peugeot 205 diesel
Escort mk6 1.6 zetec
Astra mk3 diesel

Current gf cars

Rover 25 diesel
Rover 25 petrol
Peugeot 307 diesel sw
Volkswagen golf gttdi
Audi A3 tdi

Company vehicles

Vauxhall Brava 4x4
Ford ranger super cab
Ford ranger thunder

Mitsubishi l200
Fiat scudo van
Ford ranger
Mitsubishi l200


Think that covers it. Passed my test in 1992
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ian
from the"mud people",
United Kingdom

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Posts: 3,490
Daytona 955i (99-01)


icon15 May 2018 19:54
Alfa sud 1.3 rust bucket bought at 17 to do up, went straight to the scrappy as put diesel in on the way home:lol:
ford fiesta 1.4s first car after passing
fords fiesta xr2 mk2 3of and would love another one
ford escort mk4 3of
ford mondeo 3of mk1&mk2 x2
bmw 318is bought as a divorce present
golf gti mk3 complete s!$%e
chrysler neon x2
ford galaxy given as birthday present of sister
alfa romeo 145
honda civic mk1
honda civic mk2
honda civic new shape
Honda accord estate
ford c-max
nissan Qahqai
Hyundai tucson (current)
Might have forgot one or 2
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Mach 1
Durham,
United Kingdom

Posts: 1,113
Bonneville (01-08)


icon15 May 2018 20:02
Loads of cars , don't think I can remember all them , but ;
Escort Mk1 1300 and1600
Cortina 2.0 Mk4
Capri 2.0 v4 mk1
Rover sdi v8
Fiat x19
Pontiac Firebird 4.2 -6cyl
Capri 3.0l XLR
Triumph TR7
Capri 3.0l mk3
Escort MK2 2.0 and 1300
Cortina MK3 2.8
Cortina Mk4 2.1
Escort XR3i
Sierra 2.0 GLS
Vauxhall Astravan
Transit Mk2
Audi S2 coupe
Lexus IS200
Audi 80 estate
Honda CRx
Transporter T4 2.5
Transporter T5 1.9
Toyota rav4
I know there's more , but head hurts now
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andy d
Yorkshire,
United Kingdom

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Posts: 2,187
Tiger Explorer XC


icon15 May 2018 20:21
595daytona:
I have never owned a car.


Neither have I :blush:
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onlineKrautophile
Dresden & Hunts,
United Kingdom

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Posts: 57,023
Street Triple


icon15 May 2018 20:30
I cannot remember all mine, but:

Split screen moggy minor
NSU Prinz
Triumph Spitfire
Austin Cambridge
Hillman Hunter
Peugoet 504
Alfa Romeo Sud
Mini Metro
Rover 216
Ford Escort
Rover 600
Alfa Romeo 156
Mazda 323f still own this
Honda Accord
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ChazzyB
Surrey,
United Kingdom

Posts: 1,145
Enthusiast


icon15 May 2018 20:32
40 years have seen...

Bond Equipe
Marina Coupe
Metro 1.0
Metro 1.3
Fiesta XR2 (the original, carbs, pepperpots, etc.)
MG Montego
Cooking Montego. What a s!$% hole.
Opel Manta
XR3i
Granada hatchback
Volvo 260 estate
Vx Carlton estate
Volvo 850 estate
Saab 9-5 Aero
Saab 9-5 Aero
Saab 9-5 cooking diesel
Skoda Superb (2nd gen)
520d Touring
520d Touring

Most have been company cars. Clearly, the Bond wasn't, neither was the Marina. High point - the first Saab 9-5 Aero. Ackshurely, aged 26 in the early 80's, I loved the XR2.
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Paul Pomodoro
Sth London / Surrey,
United Kingdom

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Posts: 876
Bonneville (09->)


icon15 May 2018 21:12
Austin 1100 early 1960s reg
Hillman Imp Californian 1967 reg E suffix
Jensen CV8 1964
Austin 1300 GT 1973 L
Vauxhall Viva HC 1974 N
Renault Fuego TL 1979 W
MGB GT 1978 T
Renault 11 1986 D prefix
Porsche 944 LHD 1984 B
Austin Metro (K series) 1990s
Ford Fiesta Mk 5 2001

I still own 4 of them. I repeatedly make the mistake of getting attached to cars.
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John Nelson
Coventry,
United Kingdom

Posts: 3,135
Speedmaster


icon15 May 2018 21:42
andy d:
595daytona:
I have never owned a car.


Neither have I :blush:

Well that makes 3 of us:thumbup:
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Danny
SE Wales,
United Kingdom

Premier Member
Posts: 5,030
America (02->)


icon15 May 2018 22:07
Hillman Imp 875cc with bored out engine to 1000cc.Loved it but a bad buy.
Vauxhall Viva.
Vauxhall VX 490, 6 speed, overdrive in 3rd and 4th.:lol: Lots of fun.
Hillman Avenger.
Polski Fiat Polenez in Germany.
Another Hillman Avenger.
Renault 9GTS.
Renault 25GTS. The most comfortable car to drive I have owned. 250k miles in 9 years.
Vauxhall Vectra., GLS. First air con car (1997).
Ford Mondeo Ghia, climate control.
Peugeot 405 GTX.
Peugeot 406.
Peugeot 407.
Toyota Avensis.
Skoda Superb L&K, mk1.
Vauxhall Insignia Elite.
Skoda Superb L&K mk2 till present.
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Grumpy
dunstable,
United Kingdom

Posts: 110
Daytona T595


icon15 May 2018 22:24
30 odd years worth
Rover 3500 V8 - failed my test so sold it , had another go 18 months later and
Mercedes 280 E
Vauxhall Carlton
Rover V8 se
Rover 827
Vauxhall senator
1972 Mustang 302v8 manual Mach 1 shape still miss her:blush:
MK1 escort
Opel Monza
Fiat X1/9
Alfa 33 sports wagon
Fiat Cromer
Lotus Excel - loved this 1 to:lol:
Fiat marea or something like that
Mercedes 280ce
Ford probe V6
Nissan 300 zx twin turbo z32 - last 1 I miss :sad:
Toyota Soarer ft
MR2 roadster
MG TV
Astra twintop
Sure there's been others but can't remember
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onlineMustapha Dump
South East,
United Kingdom

Posts: 6,537
Enthusiast


icon16 May 2018 07:44
Over 33 years:

Hillman Imp
Ford Cortina Mk.3 2 door 2 litre
Morris Marina 1.3 auto
Renault 12
Alfa Romeo Alfasud 1350
Vauxhall Cresta PB 3.3 auto
Jaguar XJ6 Series 3 3.4 auto
International pick up truck 5.2 V8 (unusually for a yank, manual)
Morris Ital 1.3 van
Nissan Bluebird
Peugeot 405 Estate
Rover Montego Estate
Nissan Bluebird Estate
VW Golf GTI
Ford Escort TD x 2
Ford Orion TD
Hyundai Lantra Estate
Vauxhall Astra 1.4 16v
Vauxhall Astra 1.6
Vauxhall Vectra 1.8 Estate
Renault Laguna 2.0 Estate auto
Peugeot 406 Estate 2.0D
Mercedes Benz E320CDI auto
Volvo C70 D5 auto
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Hov
Sussex,
United Kingdom

Premier Member
Posts: 2,432
Rocket III Classic (07-09)


icon16 May 2018 07:53
Citroen Pallas
Ford Festiva (company car)
Marina/mini thing
Toyota Corolla
Citroen diesel thing
Volvo Estate (destroyed when chief engineer at Bentley forgot what side of the road we drive on in England and hit it head on. Both cars written off. £186,000 total. Only £1,000 was for the volvo08)
Volvo saloon - turbo.
Lexus LS400 LPG converted
Another Lexus LS 400
Lexus LS 430 - LPG converted
Mercedes estate (3litre)
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jaguartvr
Englefield Green,
United Kingdom

Posts: 4,587
Enthusiast


icon16 May 2018 08:32
Ford Anglia
Avenger
Marina
Capri
Mini
MGB
Stag
XJS
Daimler V8 250
E30 convertible
E36 convertible
E46 convertible
E-type roadster
Jag MK2
TVR Griffith
Z3 (250 swb replica kit)
E320
CLK cabrio
SL350
Mitsubishi GTO Twin Turbo
Daytona Spyder replica
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Nice n Fat
Wilts, Berks & Hants,
United Kingdom

Premier Member
Bonneville (01-08)


icon16 May 2018 08:47
Mercedes 250CE
Mini 1275GT
Renault Fuego
Citroen BX
Volvo V70
Mercedes Vito
Ford Transit Custom

And that is yer lot apart from the many houndreds of thousands of pounds worth of company cars I've had over the last 30 plus years :speechless:
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BINKIE -AKA Woodie
Upper Bucklebury,
United Kingdom

Premier Member
Posts: 2,093
Sprint GT


icon16 May 2018 09:06
Morris marina 1.8 Coupe
Morris Marina 1.8 TC Saloon
1.1 Mk3 Escort
Triumph TR7
2.0 Mk5 Cortina Auto
Allegro 1.3/1.5
Orion 1.6 Ghia Auto
Various Company cars
Toyota Yaris 1.0
Peugeot 207
Toyota Yaris 1.0


That's all I think.
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Skybone
Highlands,
United Kingdom

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Posts: 2,944
Speed Triple 955i (99-01)


icon16 May 2018 09:34
1989 Peugeot 405 1.6 (suffered a cracked cylinder liner and had been clocked)
1983 Nissan Micra 1.0 (very, very basic, but a good car)
1997 Vauxhall Astra 1.7 Diesel Company Car
1999 Ford Mondeo 1.9 Diesel Company Car
2001 Ford Mondea 1.9 Diesel Company Car
1998 VW Passat 1.9 Diesel Company Car
2001 VW Bora 1.9 Diesel Company Car
1977 MGB GT
1998 Fiat Bravo 1.9 Diesel
2002 VW Bora 1.9 Diesel
1972 Saab 99 1.85 (Triumph Dolomite engine)
2006 Saab 93 Vector Sport 1.9 Diesel
2009 Saab 93 Turbo Edition 1.9 Diesel
2014 Renault Megane 1.6 Diesel
2016 Seat Leon 2.0 Diesel
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Henpecked
Gtr Manchester,
United Kingdom

Premier Member
Posts: 1,579
Sprint ST (05->)


icon16 May 2018 18:49
Austin Allegro
Capri 2.0 GXL
Astra Mk2 1.3 that only lasted 3 months I hated it
Capri 2.0 S
Renault 19 16Valve
Ford cougar
Saab 9-3 Aero - Best car
Peugeot 308 Estate
Audi A4 Avant
Saab 9-5 - Worst car ever
Jaguar X Type Estate

Not many for 34 years of driving. Numbers go up a lot if you include all teh ones I drove while selling cars for 18 months.

Mind you only owned 4 bikes in 21 years and I still own two of 'em. :lol:
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Gazmo65
East Midlands,
United Kingdom

Premier Member
Posts: 531
Enthusiast


icon17 May 2018 07:24
Mk4 Cortina 1.6GL
Lancia Beta coupe 2.0
Mk1 Escort Mexico
XR3 Escort
Granada 2.8 GL
Cavalier SRI
Rover SD1
Talbot Sunbeam (crap crap crap)
Sierra 1.6 GL
Sierra XR 4x4 2.8
Sierra XR 4x4 2.9
Volvo 460
Volvo 240
Rover 820 fast back excellent comfy car
XR3i Cabriolet
Sierra 1.6GL
Vauxhall Senator 3.0E mk1
Vauxhall Senator 3.0 mk2
Vauxhall Senator 3.0 24v
Cavalier SRI 130 excellent car
Volvo 850 2.5
Peugeot 205 diesel
Citroen Xantia one of the most comfortable cars ever
Volvo V70 diesel
Rover 75
Jaguar S type
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595daytona
Birmingham,
United Kingdom

Posts: 3,647
Daytona T595


icon17 May 2018 10:15
Some of you don't appear to keep cars for very long.

Some of you could have bought a second house with what you must have shelled out on motors.
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Dan The Man
An Englishman abroad,
Sweden

Premier Member
Posts: 3,501
Daytona 955i (99-01)


icon17 May 2018 15:17
My current car is a 20 year old VW Golf Variant. It cost me less than some people pay for their mobile phones, and about half of what the USD fork conversion on my Daytona cost, which is just as it should be. Cars, I f!$%ing hate the things, but unfortuneately a necassary evil where I live :frown:
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Hov
Sussex,
United Kingdom

Premier Member
Posts: 2,432
Rocket III Classic (07-09)


icon17 May 2018 15:24
595daytona:
Some of you don't appear to keep cars for very long.

Some of you could have bought a second house with what you must have shelled out on motors.

Just worked out at less than £1000 a year (in purchase cost only) for all the cars I have owned in 28 years. Could loose all that driving some new cars out of a dealership.
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onlineNick
Birley Edge,
United Kingdom

Premier Member
Posts: 20,633
TT600 (00-01)


icon17 May 2018 15:59
I have recently been informed by Mrs. R that she is having a 911 next!:cry:

To be fair, she will have had the current car for 12 years when she changes it.
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Gazmo65
East Midlands,
United Kingdom

Premier Member
Posts: 531
Enthusiast


icon17 May 2018 16:06
595daytona:
Some of you don't appear to keep cars for very long.

Some of you could have bought a second house with what you must have shelled out on motors.


I have never spent a lot of money on cars apart from the Lancia and the XR 4x4 2.8 they were bought from second hand car dealers , the others were sourced via local classifieds word of mouth or auctions, also my brother in law used to deal in cars so that was handy, I've also been driving for 35+ years and on average my cars have cost me less than £900 each
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595daytona
Birmingham,
United Kingdom

Posts: 3,647
Daytona T595


icon17 May 2018 16:21
Gazmo65:
595daytona:
Some of you don't appear to keep cars for very long.

Some of you could have bought a second house with what you must have shelled out on motors.


I have never spent a lot of money on cars apart from the Lancia and the XR 4x4 2.8 they were bought from second hand car dealers , the others were sourced via local classifieds word of mouth or auctions, also my brother in law used to deal in cars so that was handy, I've also been driving for 35+ years and on average my cars have cost me less than £900 each


Fairy muff ... I mean, fair enough ....
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russ999rocket
Swine Town,
United Kingdom

Premier Member
Posts: 2,585
Tiger Explorer


icon17 May 2018 16:51
A friend of mine has just lost £10,800 when he part exchanged after 3 years on his car.:cry:

Mind you I will have lost about £20k on my last 4 bikes as I bought from new and traded them in.:cry::cry::cry:
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onlineNick
Birley Edge,
United Kingdom

Premier Member
Posts: 20,633
TT600 (00-01)


icon17 May 2018 19:38
I dread to think what my Alfa 147 cost over six years in garage bills and depreciation. I'm sure the divorce I went through when I had it was cheaper!:lol:
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Mach 1
Durham,
United Kingdom

Posts: 1,113
Bonneville (01-08)


icon17 May 2018 20:57
595daytona:
Some of you don't appear to keep cars for very long.

Some of you could have bought a second house with what you must have shelled out on motors.


Or a second house on all the money you've spent on beer , or maybe holidays , or drugs ,or racing , or whatever floats your boat :smile:
If you work for your money , I say spend it however you like :thumbup:

Nick:
I dread to think what my Alfa 147 cost over six years in garage bills and depreciation. I'm sure the divorce I went through when I had it was cheaper!:lol:


What price true love though :smile: ?
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onlineNick
Birley Edge,
United Kingdom

Premier Member
Posts: 20,633
TT600 (00-01)


icon17 May 2018 21:07
Yeah. They were both an expensive pain in the arse, but looked great and were a nice thing to be in!:speechless:
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~EARL~
gods country wales,
United Kingdom

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Posts: 86,180
Enthusiast


icon17 May 2018 21:13
My biggest loss was on the freelancer bought for 10 k sold 19 months later for 5 lol
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Skybone
Highlands,
United Kingdom

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Posts: 2,944
Speed Triple 955i (99-01)


icon18 May 2018 09:29
~EARL~:
My biggest loss was on the freelancer bought for 10 k sold 19 months later for 5 lol


You got a Lancer for free??? Lucky bugger! :lol:
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Strat
North West,
United Kingdom

Posts: 292
Daytona 955i (04-06)


icon19 May 2018 07:49
Crikey I've owned some s!$%:-

Hillman Avenger
Mk4 Ford Cortina
Mk5 Ford Cortina
3.0 Capri
Rover SD1 Vitesse
2.8i Capri
Astra GTE 16v
Sierra XR4i
Vauxhall Nova 1.4sr (stage rally car)
Sierra XR4x4 estate (tow car and service barge for above)
MG Maestro (stage rally car, to replace written-off Nova above)
Mk1 Escort Mexico
My 2 Escort RS2000
Audi Quattro
Subaru Impreza Turbo
Montego Estate (1st ever company car)
Vauxhall Cavalier
Audi A4
Vauxhall Omega 2.5v6
Ford Galaxy
BMW 320d
BMW 520d
Merc e-class
Audi A6
BMW 530d
Jaguar XF
BMW 520d estate
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Gladtobebackontwowheels
Dover, Kent,
United Kingdom

Premier Member
Posts: 3,030
Daytona T595


icon19 May 2018 11:57
Passed my test in 1984:
1972 Mini 1000 - (Rolled it between two trees with about 10ft to spare!),
Mk2 Ford Escort Popular - boring as hell but remains the nicest gearbox I've ever come across!
1969 Mini - rotten as a pair, scrapped
1976 Mini - sold on
1973 Mk IV Spitfire - loved it
1965 Mini saloon super deluxe - bought as MOT failure, beautifully original and should have restored it but, being a stupid twenty something, ripped it apart and started at chapter 1 in the David Vizard manual! Got crashed and re-built but eventually rotted and scrapped.
1979 1500 Spitfire - excellent condition but not a patch on the Mk IV.
1990 Mini Cooper SE - Black/white roof bought new when first reintroduced.
1990 Lotus Elan SE - Amazing, loved it.
Diahatsu Charade Diesel - owned same time as Lotus - loved it, unbreakable!
1967 TR4A IRS - Beautiful, loved it but 22mpg for a main car was never going to work!
1997 Honda Civic Saloon - Dull but amazing, bought at 60k finally scrapped at 180k with hardly a glitch between.
2007 Renault Modus 1.5dci - Bloody amazing in many ways but too many, (expensive), issues.
2005 Honda Jazz - Dull but supremely capable - presently owned.

Can you spot the point where I met my now wife with three kids ?!! :lol:
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mikeg15
N.Ireland,
United Kingdom

Posts: 78
Tiger (01-06)


icon19 May 2018 13:29
I had a girlfriend years ago who owned one of the 3 cylinder petrol Daihatsu Charades. I used to drive it around Co.Donegal, mostly airborne. Super wee car. I really envy the Elan SE, but like most sports cars I simply can't fit in unless I modify them - a lot.
My somewhat eclectic list -
Morgan 4/4 1938, bought for £20, totally rebuilt it and then saw it totalled by my brother who took it without asking.
Frogeye Sprite. had it for years until it disappeared in an oxide puddle.
Mini 850 bought new by my parents hoping I'd learn sense. Crashed it heavily a few times. Good fun.
Ginetta G15 1973. Still got it. I got fed up with exploding Imp gearboxes so now it's in the middle of a multi year project to fit a 4 cylinder Porsche 912E engine and box.
Reliant Kitten 4 wheeler. Loved it. Unusually the driving position extended across the centre line of the car so it really suited large drivers. Chocolate gearbox though.
Citroen Dyane. Terrific car, though the earlier drum braked ones (like mine) were a bloody knuckle job to do a brake overhaul.
Austin A35 with wide wheels and suspension mods. terrific wee car. Unfortunately mine was totalled by being rammed by an out-of-control police car.
Reliant Scimitar GTE SE5A. OK, but I never warmed to it much.
Rover 216 1997. A great under-the-radar weapon. Much faster than it had any right to be.
BMW 318i. Total crap. Enough said.
Citroen Xsara Picasso 1.6 petrol. Another under-the-radar tool. Responds well to being absolutely thrashed. Had it 5 years now. Totally reliable and quite economical too, though I hate the illegible instruments.
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Exuptoy
Maesteg, Mid Glam,
United Kingdom

Premier Member
Posts: 15,282
Daytona 675


icon19 May 2018 13:56
Passed my test in 1989 (I think)
77 Opel Kadett C Coupe
76 Mini 1000
72 Mini Clubman,
91 Austin Maestro (I know! :sick:)
82 Opel Kadett D (Mk1 Astra)
85 Vauxhall Cavalier
80 Mini 1100 Clubman
78 Opel Kadett C saloon
80 2.0 Capri
89 BMW 318i
91 Mk3 Astra 1600
91 Isuzu Trooper 2.8 SWB
94 Isuzu Trooper 2.8 LWB
91 Mini Cooper RSP
98 E36 BMW 316
94 E30 BMW 316 estate
98 Shogun 2.8 LWB
98 VW Polo 1.9D
99 Isuzu Trooper 3.1 LWB
70 Riley Elf
2000 Ford Puma (Hers)
2000 Toyota Landcruiser 3.0GXTD (?)
1985 Mk1 Astra GTE
91 Nissan Figaro (Hers)
2003 Range Rover Vogue L322
2001 Ford Puma
2003 Mini Cooper S Works (Hers)
1996 Mini Sprite 1275
2010 Mini Cooper SD Countryman (Hers)
2008 VW T5 Transporter (Current)
2000 Audi TT 225
2013 Nissan Juke Nismo (Hers) (Current)

and just this morning picked up a 2002 Mini Cooper

and couple of projects that either never made it to the road or were sold on at a profit,

1984 Sierra XR4i
1985 Escort XR3i
1984 Mk1 Astra GTE (broken for spares)
1983 Mk1 Astra GTE (broken for spares)
1980 Citreon GSA
1979 Mini 1000
1996 Mini Equinox
1980 Minivan (wish I still owned that one!)


I'm sure I've forgotten a few and the orders of some of the above may be out a little.
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Mach 1
Durham,
United Kingdom

Posts: 1,113
Bonneville (01-08)


icon20 May 2018 09:40
Gladtobebackontwowheels:

1967 TR4A IRS - Beautiful, loved it but 22mpg for a main car was never going to work!


Love the TR4A the IRS allegedly much better handling . You could have bought one about 5-6 years ago for reasonable money , now they are double or even treble the money .
Oh for a crystal ball :smile:
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Fretmeister
The Aquaduct?,
United Kingdom

Premier Member
Posts: 63,733
Tiger Explorer


icon20 May 2018 10:07
Also had several company vehicles

2 1986 Renault Trafics
1 1986 Fiat Ducato
Renault 19 (or 18)
Peugeot 309 1988
Vauxhall Cavalier Mk2 1988
Ford Transit 1990 shape
Ford Orion 1.8 GLD H plate
VW LT35 R reg
Ford Transit Connect

Think that's it.

And sadly recall the reg again of the Orion

1986 Ford Orion 1.6D GL D510 TVW .... Chesnut (correct spelling)
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Gladtobebackontwowheels
Dover, Kent,
United Kingdom

Premier Member
Posts: 3,030
Daytona T595


icon20 May 2018 11:21
Mach 1:
Gladtobebackontwowheels:

1967 TR4A IRS - Beautiful, loved it but 22mpg for a main car was never going to work!


Love the TR4A the IRS allegedly much better handling . You could have bought one about 5-6 years ago for reasonable money , now they are double or even treble the money .
Oh for a crystal ball :smile:


Indeed. I paid £10k for mine and I would have said it was pristine, not concourse, (I hate that), but tip-top nick. You'll pay twice that now. The IRS made for a better mannered road car but people who raced them preferred the live rear axle apparently. Engine was a hefty great lump of cast iron wet-liner 2.1ltr with 105 bhp! :lol:
Of course, my dream car would be the TR5, the styling of the TR4 but with the lovely smooth 6 cylinder - gorgeous.
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~EARL~
gods country wales,
United Kingdom

Premier Member
Posts: 86,180
Enthusiast


icon20 May 2018 11:22
Anyone want a nice useable frogeye sprite we have one for sale
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Jay Dubya
Sydney,
Australia

Posts: 1,178
Sprint ST (05->)


icon20 May 2018 11:28
Been driving for 39 years.....

Ford Cortina XLE (‘79 - ‘81)
Ford Escort RS2000 (81 - 84)
Ford Falcon XC Coupe (84 - 86)
Chevrolet Camaro (86 - 90)
Suzuki Sierra (90.- 92)
Honda Prelude (manual 92 - 94)
Honda Prelude (automatic 94 - 96)
Range Rover Vogue (96 - 98)
Range Rover Classic (98 - 2017)
Mercedes Benz CLK63 AMG (2017 - current)
Range Rover 4.2 Supercharged (2017 - current)

The Classic WAS a classic which is why I kept it for almost 20 years !!)
Oh and I recently sold it for $25k, which coincidentally is the price I managed to buy the 4.2 for..... go figure !!
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595daytona
Birmingham,
United Kingdom

Posts: 3,647
Daytona T595


icon20 May 2018 15:25
Jay Dubya:
Been driving for 39 years.....

Ford Cortina XLE (‘79 - ‘81)
Ford Escort RS2000 (81 - 84)
Ford Falcon XC Coupe (84 - 86)


Did you never fancy a Holden, then? :tongueout:
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onlineMustapha Dump
South East,
United Kingdom

Posts: 6,537
Enthusiast


icon20 May 2018 20:30
Fretmeister:

Peugeot 309 1988

My father had one of those as a company car when they came out, circa 1985. He drove it out of the dealers & along a short stretch of road, at the end of which was a T-junction. He went to pull out & turned the steering wheel left, whereapon the car carried straight on 30 He walked the hundred yards back to the dealer & told them to go retrieve their car 03 Someone got sacked on the Peugeot assembly line in France over that apparently 12
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Mach 1
Durham,
United Kingdom

Posts: 1,113
Bonneville (01-08)


icon20 May 2018 20:35
Gladtobebackontwowheels:

Of course, my dream car would be the TR5, the styling of the TR4 but with the lovely smooth 6 cylinder - gorgeous.

:thumbup:

Got to admit if I had the money I think a Austin Healey 3000 Mk3 would be on my list , blue and cream being my favourite colour scheme . I nearly bought one for £15k last year (in red though) but I was just a bit too sceptical about the price as it was a running car in everyday use , but not a minter . I hesitated and it sold , such is life :frown:
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Jay Dubya
Sydney,
Australia

Posts: 1,178
Sprint ST (05->)


icon21 May 2018 10:50
595daytona:


Did you never fancy a Holden, then? :tongueout:


Lol 595,

Actually wifey had a Calais from 2000 up to last year when we traded it for her latest steed !
Are you familiar with their stables ? The R8 is a bit nice.....
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ChazzyB
Surrey,
United Kingdom

Posts: 1,145
Enthusiast


icon21 May 2018 12:18
Jay Dubya:
595daytona:


Did you never fancy a Holden, then? :tongueout:


Lol 595,

Actually wifey had a Calais from 2000 up to last year when we traded it for her latest steed !
Are you familiar with their stables ? The R8 is a bit nice.....


When anyone says 'Holden' in the UK, we're talking V8 muscle - that's all we see here. Our indigenous ex-GM brand even imported one or two badged as Vauxhalls. They appear to have been dropped now the French own GM Europe.
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Exuptoy
Maesteg, Mid Glam,
United Kingdom

Premier Member
Posts: 15,282
Daytona 675


icon22 May 2018 19:14
There are some seriously cheap motor around just now. This is the mini I picked up for £300 following about 6 hours mopping and polishing it.
Ideal with my daughter starting to drive.

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