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#1 Black Rat

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Posted 20 September 2012 - 01:46 PM

I thought this might be an opportunity for all you "petrolheads" to post in here of the car's you drive....

It's entirely up to you whether you post pictures or simply list the car (text) in the thread, but knowing how some of you "petrolheads" area, it's usually how proud you are of you car....

Remember though to edit the number plates out of any images you might post..... :happysick:

I'll kick it of for you...

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Yes seriously folks I did own one of these a few years back... :zorro: although it was red with a beige roof !

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Posted 20 September 2012 - 02:10 PM

Ooooo! Now, all depending which day of the week and the colour of my outfit, I have to co-ordinate...

I have a pink Morris Minor :) she's awesome
A Ford Mondeno ST220, the latest addition to the stables
A v6 tdi Passat, soon to be up for sale :(
TVR Cerbera with a v8 5.5 AMG Merc SOHC lump (well it's in my name even though it kinda belongs to hubby)
His van (not so interesting but he needs it for work)
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Posted 20 September 2012 - 02:15 PM

Audi TT 1.8 240 bhp. Love it

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Posted 20 September 2012 - 05:42 PM

Ford Focus turbo diesel, reasonably nippy and very frugal with the go go juice. :wink:

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Posted 20 September 2012 - 08:35 PM

I've got a heap of junk!

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Posted 20 September 2012 - 08:43 PM

One bad thing is the fuel, but it makes up for it in the driving! Beats a 1.25 fiesta

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Posted 21 September 2012 - 09:09 AM

One bad thing is the fuel, but it makes up for it in the driving! Beats a 1.25 fiesta


That's kind of my thinking, fuel's so expensive anyway that the fun driving is worth the cost of the fuel... And I'm so impatient, particularly in the summer with loads of sloooooooow tourists on the road that sitting behind them for 40 minutes is no fun on what should be a 20 minute journey. I'd rather have that poke to overtake and be long gone.

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Posted 21 September 2012 - 11:41 AM

Citroen c4 :-(............even the missus drives a better car than me.

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Posted 21 September 2012 - 12:53 PM

Started with mark 1 Escort ( brilliant and wished I had kept it).
Austin Allegro Vanden Plas
Nissan Sunny
Vauxhall Nova
Ford Fiesta.
Fiat Panda ( bought for £100 when fiat were doing a £1500 trade in promotion on any old fiat against a new one)
New Fiat Cinquecento.
Citroen Saxo (became 2 car family)
Peugeot 405
Citroen Xsara
Suzuki Liana ( From new 10 years ago and still own and is main family run around uber reliable nothing has ever gone wrong with it needed routine servicing only)
Kia Picanto
Mazda 2 (wifes pride and joy).

Going to run the Liana at least another 5 years as I love it.
Mrs wants an Audi TT next a one owner FSH 3 years old.

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Posted 21 September 2012 - 01:23 PM

Started with an old X reg metro in yellow and rust colour, D reg Astra estate in bronze, H reg escort, G reg Renault 19, H reg fiat uno turbo, F reg 205 gti, K reg 205 gti, J reg sierra, L reg mondeo, 2002 passat, H reg merc amg, R reg BMW 520i, 2002 BMW 530d, 1996 Toyota hilux, P reg golf vr6, M reg BMW 328i coupe, L reg BMW 328i estate, 1998 Audi a4, 2003 Clio, 2007 Saab 9-3, 1998 BMW 523i, Audi a3 1.8t, 1996 ford escort....bikes if they count? Honda cbr600, Honda fireblade, cagiva mito, Honda cbr400, Kawasaki zxr400.

Think I have forgotten a few cars, if I remember I will add them to the list!

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Posted 21 September 2012 - 04:16 PM

Impressive list Kpeter whats the current one?
When the Liana dies I want a grand vitara Suzuki have been so reliable.

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Posted 21 September 2012 - 06:13 PM

All in all, I've had 2 Ford Fiestas, Ford Capri, Ford Mondeo, Ford Escort, Ford Focus. Vauxhall Astra, Vauxhall Belmont, Vauxhall Cavalier, VW Beatle, Peugeot 405, Renault Laguna Estate. I've also had access to my Dad's Vauxhall Viva and Victor - The Victor was a right beast to drive. :biggrin:

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Posted 21 September 2012 - 06:51 PM

My god, you've had some sheds.
I started with a mini, you could see the road through the holes in the floor.
Then I had a Datsun Cherry, tax free, then a Mitsubishi Lancer, tax free, Peugeot 405 SRI, Mazda 626,seat Ibiza now that was a shed.
Honda civic, Nissan Almera and on my second Renault Grand Scenic.

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Posted 21 September 2012 - 06:58 PM

A mini, a Datsun and an Ibiza and you say I've had some sheds!!!! :raz: :raz: :raz:

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Posted 21 September 2012 - 07:08 PM

It was a good job I had some mechanical training with the mini.
The Datsun was a great car, never put a foot wrong,as I remember it said Datsun on the back and Nissan on the front.
The Ibiza was absolute rubbish, only kept it for a few months.

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Posted 21 September 2012 - 07:21 PM

I bought the Renault off ebay with 11 months MOT for £200. Ran it round till the MOT ran out and scrapped it for £190. :wink:

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Posted 21 September 2012 - 08:40 PM

Daewoo Kalos (mums car when i first passed test)
Ibiza sx
Ibiza Sport
Ibiza Cupra

Now, Octavia VRS. Fantastic car!

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Posted 21 September 2012 - 09:37 PM

What would people say is the bra car in the snow? In peoples experience

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Posted 22 September 2012 - 05:41 AM

Did have a focus st Until the nipper came along two years ago now I've got a vauxhall Astra and the wifes got a seat Toledo

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Posted 22 September 2012 - 07:49 AM

Current cars are the Saab 9-3 and Clio 1.2. Saab being sold today and cash used with p-x on Clio to get an estate, we had a new addition to the family 2 weeks ago so needs must!




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