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Starter for 10, 1984 Toyota Corolla...

 

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Ooooo Ooooo  I'm here , Tingles up the spin ,  The good old days , spent twelve years rallying the ex works model , and built more than I could remember..  Did copies of the full light weight Safety d

Here`s a couple of rare 90`s icons that you don't see many of, especially parked together   Audi RS2 and the Lotus Carlton sat at Weston super Mare    

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Any Bristol car. They are so self-effacing nobody ever sees them....(!)

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Something much more mainstream - a Mk1 Mondeo. Not to mention its predecessors the Sierra and Cortina. For cars that were everywhere in their heyday they have all but vanished. 

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I always think Montego and Maestro

 

Thats a good thing though.

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They have an owners club you know?! People 'love' their Montego and Maestro's! 

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I still like that Rover  -  a real car  :)

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I'm going with Mk1 Fiesta
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Cortina
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Old style Scirocco
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All of which I owned
 
And for a laugh, MJK's fave car
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Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk - that will teach us to keep mouth shut!

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I love the fact that you need 3 ramps to load that Bond onto a trailer!

 

Morris Ital, Zephyr Zodiac and a Chrysler Avenger

 

I had a Morris Ital Van and my Dad had both of the other cars back when I was a Teen.

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We had a Morris Ital and it was in Brown. It was affectionately referred to as 'the Turd' lol

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Memory Lane - I've worked on every car pictured in this thread except one!  And owned several.

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Ha! I managed to keep your throwaway on the road, despite the PO butchery.

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Montego saloons; estates I see very rarely but never the saloons. If you see an SD1 they're often in very good nick now. +1 for the Probe, I had one and it was my favourite car until I got the Esprit, probably about as rare now?

Citroen XM?

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Amazing around here. Rover SD1 parked in town, 2CV's galore (restored in town) , Ital pickup !!! Original Metro Capri 2.8i - but that is in good old Somerset

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Still see the Corolla over here occasionally. The Vanden Plas, not really, though a friend of mine in WA has one he wishes to restore.

A lot of the cars you guys mention did not come here with those names (if at all). FWIW I have never seen a Sierra on the road.

Other than that, Esprits, Elises, Exiges. :detective:

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Mate they are Alfa's from the 80's/90's. They were rotted out and in a scrap heap within 5 years!

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