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I had a series one and also a fiesta turbo. I nearly bought another series one befor the Esprit. My parter said she would never get in it as its a typical essex boys car!!! They are awsome cars a true classic Ford!! Also had 2 R5 turbo's one which was packing 280bhp and left everything standard, Didnt like head gaskets though or that may have been the abuse it got. Lowered trucks, CJ7, Orions, Metro, 944, 911,Jago, Rotrax, AXGT, Spitfire, mini, chryysler voyager, Audi TT, A class, bikes, Im sure there is more!! im only 28!!

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My first car which I bought with my brother is Red Honda S800

You sold your brother to buy that neat little Honda? :D

Great car but that was a little extreme.:P

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Laura!..Your family was like mine, wan't a car? Build it MG TC was

Scientists investigate that which already is; Engineers create that which has never been." - Albert Einstein

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Well I hadn't passed my test at this time so I think my folks thought that I might as well have a car that is already a wreck to save me the job! When I did pass my test I spent more time pushing the car to the side of the road than I did driving it!

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I inherited my first car from my brother, Boris the Morris - black with red leather - I think he may now be in Venezuala. I spent quite a lot of time waiting for the AA or trying to get him up Wycombe hill.

First car I bought with my own money was Thompson Triumph - 1500HL, orange. What a dream car, I have lovely memories, but I fear he may be baked bean tins.... :D

First bike, ZXR400 - loved it.

I feel the need to go and cuddle Billy...

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First car was an 1977 Opel Kadett (aka vauxhall chevette but far cooler).

Mine was bright 'kermit' green - but found this library pic on www.

Full list goes something like this:

Opel Kadett

Escort Mk 2



Cortina Mk 5

Escort Mk 3

Beetle (again)

Austin Healey Sprite (same as a midget 1275)

Volvo 480 (quite rare wedge shaped thing)

Beetle (yes another)

Peugot 306 (worst car i ever had)

VW Passat


Elise 111s (best car by a mile)


Plus Bikes:

Yamaha Fazer 600

Kawasaki ZX 6R 636

Triumph Daytona 675


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My friend has a S1 landrover. I drove it round the block and all i can say is it was like driving the bus in the carry on films, bobbing up and down steering left and right to keep it straight..hrhr.gif

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My first car? Ford Escort 1300 Super Mk1 in Metallic Saluki Bronze. Awfull colour. Cost me £200 off my uncle in 1980. It had 20,000 miles on the clock. Bargain i reckon :D


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Caught between a rock and a hard place in a catch 22 situation, So its 6 of one and half a dozen of the other. Your damned if you do, but your damned if you don't so shut your cock!!!!!!!!!!!

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Yamaha DT50

Yamaha DT125 LC

Kawasaki GPX600R

After passing my car test I preferred vans. First 4 wheel vehicle was a VW Transporter T3 - I liked these so much that I probably owned about 12 in all.


My first car would have been a Lancia HPE around 1987 - I sprayed it in the style of the rally Lancia Delta Integrale - did all the paint job myself including the signwriting! Even remember welding a tube into the rear wing to create a 'down the tube' electric aerial - Ahh, happy days!


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Looks good. Goes fast. Nothing else matters.


(Just kiddin', Roger. Couldn't resist. It actually looks quite distinguished!)thumbup.gif

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My first car [age 19] was a 1959 MGA...a $300 special..1969....picked it up on a Saturday evening and got pulled over i/2 mi. from home, spent the night at the police station due to not having my insurance contract on me.....police.gif

Funny thing a few months ago I needed to renew my Ca. drivers license and the NY State DMV said I still needed to pay a $125.00 fine for lack of insurance card..40 years later....wallbash.gif

It took them three weeks to finally figure out it had been paid..... I hated that positive ground pice of crap and NYC.....thumbdown.gif

I think it's fast enough…maybe

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