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« on: 22/06/2007 08:44:41 »
Please post pictures of types of cars you have owned - past, present, favourites, least favourites........

Here is a picture of what my first car looked like (not the actual one, but close!)



It was a 1961 Morris Minor, and had a 1.1l engine!


 

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« Reply #1 on: 22/06/2007 08:49:14 »
Good Job Very fast!
 

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« Reply #2 on: 22/06/2007 09:04:35 »
I then had one of these.....



It was a 2.3 V6. It shows the times, as the insurance was only 300 pounds! It had that Cortina trouble, of a real loose rear end - actually it was a bit like driving someones bottom after a curry!
 

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« Reply #3 on: 22/06/2007 09:11:43 »
ERRRM>.Well That is an interesting problem...LOL
 

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« Reply #4 on: 22/06/2007 16:13:56 »
actually it was a bit like driving someones bottom after a curry!

LOL that's rough



This is an actual pic of my housemates car.........I don't drive, but who needs to when you have housemates ;)
I'm not exactly sure what model it is, all I can remember is it is a Toyota Celica
 

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« Reply #5 on: 22/06/2007 21:01:53 »
I started out with 1 of these - 2.5L Ford Zodiac MkIII



Then a MkI Lotus Cortina

 

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« Reply #6 on: 22/06/2007 21:41:07 »
Hi doc

You had a mark one lotus ,nice

My mate had a standard mark one ,we put a 3.5 litre rover V8 engine in it, it was like a jet fighter on wheels.


My first car was a triumph herald vitesse.

Then a mark three 1.3 Ford cortina.

Then a 3 litre Ford Capri

Then a Escort XR3i

And for the last 13 years a Ford Fiesta RS Turbo

I love DA fords :) i'll look for pics

 

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« Reply #7 on: 22/06/2007 21:51:42 »
I had a couple of 3.0 capris. Nice in a straight line but hell to get round corners!

However, having said that, I used to race  a Crappy! It wasn't exactly standard, though. It was a chunky little RS3100.
 

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« Reply #8 on: 22/06/2007 21:54:04 »
I've also had these in my time (plus a few others)


420


3.8 drophead



The cars in those pics are the same colours as the ones I had.
635CSi
 

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« Reply #9 on: 23/06/2007 01:46:49 »


Flash Git  ;D



Mind you i did once own one of these ,  i not sure where it is now , its may have rolled underneath my sofa. :)

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« Reply #10 on: 23/06/2007 03:18:02 »
you guys will not believe this... i got my car this morning and on the way home, it broke down... i got my money back, but only after a fight... this has NOT been a good day
 

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« Reply #11 on: 23/06/2007 05:30:43 »
you guys will not believe this... i got my car this morning and on the way home, it broke down... i got my money back, but only after a fight... this has NOT been a good day

oooh, that's not funny

 

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« Reply #12 on: 23/06/2007 06:04:42 »
no not funny at all... i was SO angry
 

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« Reply #13 on: 23/06/2007 07:07:00 »
No good day here too!
 

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« Reply #14 on: 23/06/2007 07:56:36 »
i made the forty year old, big tall strong car mechanic stutter and avoid my eyes and look scared. he tried to say there was nothing wrong with the car and i said "so this model is designed to only go seventeen miles per hour then?" and then he had the NERVE to say "did you have the car in drive, honey" and i just looked at him and he said "oh i guess so" i still keep getting mad about it... and this was hours ago!
 

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« Reply #15 on: 23/06/2007 08:03:41 »
I do understand that.. I was mad for months about my first car! Devastated.. LOL
 

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« Reply #16 on: 23/06/2007 09:24:52 »
At the moment I'm driving this tatty old heap until I get some NCB back.

 

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« Reply #17 on: 23/06/2007 09:36:43 »
What Kind of car is that?
 

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« Reply #18 on: 23/06/2007 18:17:04 »
NCB , NO CLAIMS BONUS Its a reduction of the cost of your insurance policy .

 Its what you earn from your insurance company if you make no claims which they have to pay for.
 

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« Reply #19 on: 23/06/2007 20:26:30 »
My last car in the UK was one of these..



Nice car, but hugely under-powered.
 

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« Reply #20 on: 23/06/2007 20:49:16 »
Should have bought the Turbo version
 

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« Reply #21 on: 24/06/2007 05:09:34 »





OK Stuart,, here is the International.. sorry yesterday I was unavoidably detained..So here it is tonight! The paper box is in the way... sorry! The back has part of another old engine in it to be dumped. LOL The international runs, needs a new battery, LOL! My Nathan stole it's battery!  John adjusted The clutch!! Needs new tires, needs some rust removal and repair, needs some tender loving care..LOL But with tires Has no dents really pretty straight but some real rust that needs attention.. new door henges would be good! LOL

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« Reply #22 on: 24/06/2007 05:12:27 »
I also have a 63 Ford Valiant with a slant six in the back yard! Black with hot pink flames on the front and side.. might be just the sides I cannot remember.. the briars are starting to cover it up! LOL HEE HEE HEE Is a VAliant a Ford or a chevy.. LOL I can't remember.. I'd have to ask infy! I am no good with models and brands LOL!
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« Reply #23 on: 24/06/2007 12:00:06 »
Should have bought the Turbo version

Now he tells me! Yes, you're right. We live and learn.......
 

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