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Re: What was your first car?

Postby Teej » Thu May 16, 2013 9:28 pm

The first car was a Mk4 Cortina in beige / rust and primer and powered by a 1.6 pinto lump - this was about the time when the XR3's and 3i's were coming out, my "old banger" used to make minced meat of them :D
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Re: What was your first car?

Postby evilhamster » Sun May 19, 2013 12:05 pm

a 2 year old c reg green yugo 45 most of you probably haven't heard of them so heres a pic of one the same age as the one i had
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Re: What was your first car?

Postby Shaun Lee » Thu May 23, 2013 9:29 pm

Mine was a W Reg MK1 Ford Fiesta 950cc SPORT!!! I think my dad might have added the sport badge to go with the stripes and spot lights :P

Now on car sixty something.....
02 Pug 206cc 1.6 NFU Moonstone.

Problems to date:

* Roof not working, Gearbox bearing knackered, Wishbones, droplinks and brake discs kaput - All Fixed.
* Rear wheel bearing rumble - TBC
* Engine wiring fried and Immobilser / Eco mode fault......ongoing.
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Re: What was your first car?

Postby Minirailz » Fri Sep 06, 2013 12:32 pm

My first car is my current car :D

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Re: What was your first car?

Postby SENRAB » Mon Oct 28, 2013 5:00 pm

Vauxhall Estate (for free) and you could fix it when it went wrong.
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Re: What was your first car?

Postby mark farrier » Tue Oct 29, 2013 11:38 am

Aston Martin DB5.......6 years of age...made by Dinky Toys I think.
Does this count ?
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Re: What was your first car?

Postby InkyAl » Tue Oct 29, 2013 9:43 pm

:big-grin: I think it counts

My first car was a vauxhall viva....fab car.
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206cc 1.6l 2002 in moonstone. (For fun, work, everything!)
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Re: What was your first car?

Postby fatboyslim » Tue Oct 29, 2013 10:03 pm

Mini 1275GT
Which was held together with body filler and fibreglass!!
But I was 17 and rather poor!!
Was amazing to drive quite nippy and handled like a go-Kart
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Re: What was your first car?

Postby Enright » Thu Oct 31, 2013 12:45 pm

R reg (1976) Ford Escort Mk2 1.3L, "Sahara Beige".
I think it lasted about 3 months before another identical car failed to give way to me on a mini-roundabout and wrote both off.
BCingU,
Neil. ;)

Mine: Daily driver; Mk2 MG ZS+ (TD). Current projects; 2 x Lotus Elan SE Turbos
Previous project: 56 plate 206 CC 1.6 Sport (with added Allure!)
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Re: What was your first car?

Postby gazza82 » Tue Dec 10, 2013 12:24 pm

gazza82 wrote:First one was a 1958 Austin A35 948cc ...

Still have it stored in my mum's garage .. project for a time in the future ...



Project is starting ... well at least I'm going to start acquiring the bits I need. First up is a front disc conversion to make the wotsit stop a bit better. (If anyone hears of anyone breaking a Metro let me know as the pedal box and cylinders are apparently the thing to use!)


Went to see one the Chairman of local A30/A35 Owner's Club yesterday and had a ride in an A35 for the first time since the late 70's ... only this one wasn't standard ... 1400cc TURBO-CHARGED engine under the bonnet ... rapid and loud!
Family Fleet: ex-Cayman Green 206 CC 2.0 LE, Indigo Blue 206 1.4 HDi Hatchback, Alfa Romeo MiTo, Renault Clio II 1.5dCi
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Re: What was your first car?

Postby glen » Mon Dec 23, 2013 2:25 pm

My first car was a Volkswagen Golf 1.6 which I just sold last year. For this holidays we got an offer for a cheap car rental, we got almost exactly the same Golf that we used to have and we are driving it all the way up north to Glasgow. Can't wait :)
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Re: What was your first car?

Postby tomt610 » Sun Feb 09, 2014 8:41 pm

anderson01 wrote:You all have really nice models as your first car, Actually i also have a picture which I wanted to share with you people but unfortunately I don't know how to share a pic here. Now I have lost this one because I didn't have any thing for protecting but Now I have a alarm and camera in my parking area.




Funny thing if you didn't know. This post was made by person hired for seo for that website.how do I know? I made software that helped people doing that :-P

On topic, I didn't have car yet, but my father have 306 that I drove few times but I really like peugeot 206cc look, I was looking at audio tt and mazda rx8,but I am leaning towards peugeot, even though I don't really care about cabriolet function, but it looks much better closed than normal 206
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Re: What was your first car?

Postby cillian » Thu Feb 20, 2014 3:57 pm

My 206cc is my first car :)
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Re: What was your first car?

Postby Covbandit » Fri Dec 11, 2015 5:27 pm

A Ford Escort mk2 I think, P reg anyway 1976 bright orange
Wanted a mk2 1600E Cortina but this was the sensible option and Dad let me have it cheaper, regretted it ever since.
Wish i'd had the Dolomite Sprint I nearly had also, regretted not having that ever since also.......
Joined forum for this one....206 1.6 convertible 2006 (Daughter)

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1.8 Mondeo petrol Mk3 (Mine) 51
2.0 Mondeo diesel Mk3 (Wife) 54
1.6cc Peugeot 206 (Daughter 2) 55
1.6 Fiesta diesel (Sons) 57
1.6 Ford Focus (Daughter 1) 63
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Re: What was your first car?

Postby stevegos » Sun Sep 25, 2016 8:34 pm

my first car was a mk3 savage Cortina,aged 17 followed by a mk 1 escort mexico followed by a mk 2 escort rs 2000,kids came along and it seemed to go downhill from there lol
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