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How many cars have you owned ?

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  1. ooooaudi
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    ive been driving 8 years and owned 8 cars :

    C reg fiesta 1.3 ghia
    F reg xr2
    L reg corsa 1.4
    H reg polo G40
    k reg polo G40
    N reg polo 1.6GL
    N reg BMW 323i coupe
    R reg Audi A3 1.8t

    so, what have you had ??
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  2. AlexStanley
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    1. C-Reg Escort 1.4 GL
    2. K-Reg Rover 216 GTi
    3. P-Reg Peugeot 306 Dturbo
    4. X-Reg Audi A3 1.8T
    5. 02-Reg Honda S2000
    6. S-Reg Vauxhall Vectra 2.5 SRi
    7. 02-Reg Audi S3

    Been driving for 9 years

    Alex.
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  3. audi_girl
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    Been driving for about 9 years...

    D Reg Metro
    H Reg Fiat Uno
    Ford Econovan in NZ
    Holden Camira in Oz
    X Reg Honda Civic (company)
    V Reg BMW 316 (company)
    X Reg Impreza (company)
    51 S3 (company)
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  4. excursion
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    1. F reg Fiesta 1.1
    2. N reg Fiesta 16v turbo (will never sell)
    3. G reg 1.0 Fiesta
    4. L reg 1.8D Fiesta
    3. L reg Fiesta Ghia (still got)
    3. P reg Audi A4 TDi

    Been driving 5 years
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  5. Drystone
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    Been driving for 11 years but didn't get my own car until I was 21 (7 years ago).

    D reg Fiat Panda 1000
    P reg Citroen Saxo 1.4SX
    R reg Vauxhall Astra 1.7TD
    V reg Audi A3 1.6 Sport
    Y reg Nissan Micra 1.0 (Don't ask /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/blush.gif)
    02 reg VW Golf GTI Turbo

    Whats next? Who knows /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smirk.gif.

    Christian
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  6. silvers3uk
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    silvers3uk Up North

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    I'm glad I dont need to go for counselling seeing how many cars you lot have owned.... /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/wink.gif 10 cars in 13 years

    Pug 205 XL (red)
    Citroen AX Echo (black)
    Pug 106 XS (silver)
    Clio 16V (red) - probably the best car Ive ever owned.
    Mazda 323 (silver)
    Pug 106xsi (red)
    Punto GT (black) - Definately the worst car Ive owned
    Saxo VTS (blue)
    IS200 (black)
    S3 (silver)
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  7. powermap
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    Been so called driving 16 years

    2 Mk1 Golf's
    9 MK2 Golf G60's & Rallye's & Gti's
    Porsche 964
    Vauxhall Cavalier sri (Whoops)
    Audi TT (lhd)
    BMW 323Ti Compact (lhd)

    Audi S3 (current and best car)


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    He he says the man who has had 10 cars !!
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  9. RichA3Turbo
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    RichA3Turbo ...Watching you! Staff Member Moderator

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    Been driving for nearly 2 years ( /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/shocked.gif /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif)

    L reg Peugeot 106 Rallye
    N reg Peugeot106 XSi
    R reg Audi A3 1.8T (current)

    Next: S3 or T Quattro - depends on £££ at the time.

    Rich

    (i didnt crash any of the above either /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif)

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  10. AL_B
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    Been driving for approx 13 years now...(drove parents car prior to these)

    C Reg Vaux Cavalier 1.6L (my first car, 1994)
    N Reg Mk3(?) Astra Sport 2.0 16v (Company) (written off not my fault)
    R Reg Hyundia Coupe F2 2.0 16v (Company)
    T Reg Audi A3 1.8T Sport (Company)
    02 Reg Audi S3 Quattro (own car)

    So I've only actually ever owned 2 cars! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif

    AL
    PS: Better watch out for Chins posting, we'll need extra server space to hold the list. /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif

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    Been driving for 12 years and have owned:

    1.3 MKII Escort S reg dark green
    1.6 V**xh*ll Cavalier C reg white
    1.2 V**xh*ll Nova F reg white (you'd have thought I'd have learnt from owning the Cavalier)
    1.8 MKII Golf GTi 16v F reg red
    1.8 MKII Golf GTi 8v chipped E reg black
    2.0 Audi Coupe N reg black
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    Driving for 11 years, and most of these cost me less than a grand. The Mazda was a great car - £200 and even though the crankcase oil seal had gone, it just kept on going and going. But the Fiat was a lot of fun, twincam, twin 45's, all that four star, sends you mental!!

    W reg Mini Clubman 1.1
    D reg Escort 2 door estate 1.1
    A reg Escort Ghia 1.6
    F reg Citroen AXGT 1.4
    D reg Honda Accord 2.0
    D reg Fiat Strada Abarth
    D reg Mazda 323 GL 1.3
    D reg MK2 Golf 1.6
    C reg MK2 Golf GTI
    F reg Jetta 1.6
    T reg Audi A3 SE 1.8
    V reg Audi A3 T

    Looks like what I've saved in 9 years i've blown it all on Audi's - lifes cruel like that.

    Lewy
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  13. Crafty
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    84 Mk1 Astra 1300 (Celebrity Ltd Edition!)
    88 Mk2 Astra 1800 Sri (Stacks of low down torque, no PAS)
    90 Mk3 Cavalier GSi (Slammed on 17s, didnt do much else)
    93 Mk3 Cavalier Turbo (Currently on 174k, modded for 100k and still original engine!)

    Next is an S3 /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif

    Part of the reason why I still have the Cav is I couldn't find anything to replace it with - 4x4, was about (genuine) 250bhp when I got it, 6 speed, leather, lots of eleccy toys etc. Almost went impreza sti route, TF I didn't !
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    Since 1985:

    R reg Fiat 131 Mirafiori
    P reg Fiat 127 - in pea green - nice!
    N reg Mini Clubman 1100
    W reg Lacia Delta 1500 - black - lovely motor!
    D reg Triumph Herald 1200 Saloon
    B reg Morris Marina van - orange!
    H reg Triumph Herald 1200 Saloon
    D reg Fiat Uno 1.1S
    G reg Triumph Herald 13/60 Estate - still in my garage...
    M reg Fiat Tipo - bought new!
    N reg Alfa 146 - Mrs D's company ride
    V reg Audi A6 1.8T Avant - as above
    F reg Ford Fiesta popular (new house, new jobs)
    K reg Nissan Primera - purple - 'nuff said...(it was cheap!)

    Current rides:
    Mr D: Audi A6 1.8T Avant 'sport'
    Mrs D: Ford Ka 'Millenium'
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  15. ColinM
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    Roughly in order from 1975. Years are age of car, not ownership!

    1964 MK1 Cortina 1200cc
    1967 MK1 Cortina 1600cc
    1969 MK2 Cortina 1600cc
    1968 Mini Van
    1972 MK1 Capri 2000cc V4
    1981 MK1 Escort Van (company van!)
    1975 Ford Cortina 1600L
    1976 Ford Cortina 2000E
    1978 MK2 Capri 2.0S
    1982 VW Polo (company car)
    1982 VW Passat (company car)
    1984 Ford Capri 2.8i
    1988 Peugeot 306D (company car)
    1989 Ford Sierra 2.9i 4x4 (company car)
    1982 Fiat Uno
    (Lived in Japan/Singapore/Rome 1991-1997 so no car!)
    1994 Audi Coupe 2.0 16V
    2000 Audi S3
    2001 Audi S3
    2001 Audi S3
    1993 Golf 1.8GL (delayed next S3 due Sept 11th)
    2002 Audi S3

    Currently without wheels! Looking at 2001 Boxster S as next mode of transport.






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  16. Crafty
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    Mk1 'Tina /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/1luvu.gif 2 door ??
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    Been driving several years (the clue is in th cars!!)

    Hilman Minx Convertable /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/shocked.gif
    Humber Sceptre Series 1
    Humber Sceptre Series 2
    Corsair 2000E
    Capri 1600GT XLR
    Mk 2 Cortina 1600E Lotus Suspension /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif
    Mark 1 Escort Twin Cam (Square Head Lights) /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/crazy.gif
    Mk 2 Cortina GT (Awaiting Dleivery of Twin Cam)
    Mark 1 Escort Twin Cam Round Head Lights)
    Mk 1 Escort RS 1600
    Mk 1 Escort RS 2000 (Rally Car) & Road Use
    Granada 2.8 (DOG) /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/blush.gif /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/blush2.gif
    Anglia with Twin Cam Dry Sumped (Rally Car) /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/cool.gif
    Mk 1 Escort (Rally Car)
    Mk 2 Escort 2000 Pinto (Rally Car) /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/ooo.gif
    Audi Quattro UR Dual Purpose! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/1luvu.gif
    Audi 90 2.2E
    Golf 16v Group N Rally Car
    Range Rover /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/blush2.gif
    Golf 8v Gti Limited Edition
    Golf 8v Gti
    Audi S3 LOVE IT /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/1luvu.gif /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/dancing.gif

    Teaching cars: - /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif

    Saphire Cosworth
    Escort Cosworth
    Peugeot Cup Car

    Who said I was a hooligan? /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/groovy.gif


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    I've been driving since 1986. Sh*t that's 17 years.

    1. Alfa Sud 1.5 sport (old V reg) in 1986, sills rusted to pieces but totally superb.
    2. 1.6 beige cortina (old T reg) in 1987. From the sublime to the ridiculous. A real bird puller with soft furry seats.
    3. My mother's metro (1.1 new D reg) in 1988 - which took out a leaping deer one night and was written off.
    4. MkII Golf GTI 8v - B reg - strawberry red - in 1989.
    5. MkII Golf GTI 8v - F reg - Helios Blue - in 1991
    6. Astra 1.6 brand new in '92 - company car.
    7. Mk II Golf GTI 16v - H reg - tornado red - in 1994
    8. Astra 1.8 sport in 1999 - brand new company car. Thrashed.
    9. Audi S3 - new company car in 2002. Almost as lovely as my new born son.
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    7 years or so

    96 D Reg Polo 950cc /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/cool.gif
    96 P Reg Clio 1.2 Oasis
    97 R Reg Clio 1.4 Maxim
    97/98 R Reg Primera GT (Best Front Wheel Drive car IMHO)
    99/01 W Reg Audi S3 210bhp
    01/02 W Reg Evo 6 /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/devil.gif
    02/03 02 Reg Audi S3 225bhp
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    This is what I have had from the age of 16 - 25.

    F reg Nova 1.3 SR
    J reg Nova 1.4 SR
    M reg Pug 106 XSI (1.6 version, excellant car)
    R reg Pug 106 GTI
    R reg Nissan 200 SX
    M reg Escort Cosworth Lux (Small Turbo)
    H reg Nova 1.2 (used as 2nd car)
    L reg Nissan Micra (used as 2nd car,still got this one)
    V reg EVO 6 (best car I will ever have for balls out performance)
    51 reg Audi S3 210 Bhp

    All of these cars were modded in the performance department. So it's just a matter of time till the S3 gets it.
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    This is from 1996:

    'F' Citreon AX GT (my first car)
    'R' 306 Peugeot diesel (company)
    'R' Mondeo 1.8 LX (company)
    quite a few in-bewteen e.g. Rover 420, Peugeot 406 boring boring boring (company)
    'T' Renault Laguna 1.8 Sport (company)
    'T' Mondeo 1.8 GLX (company)
    'Y' Peugeot 206 GTi (my first new car)
    '51' Audi S3 (grrrrr)
    '03' Honda S2000 (company)

    I have driven sooo many other cars in-between most of the company cars, that I can't remember most of them!
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    Here goes:
    1. 1st car...a 1986 Nova 1.0 base model ..added spotlights and noisy exhaust! Bought in 1989 after passing my test.

    2. 1990 Nova 1.4 SR - bought new and kept for over 6 years...tuned everything, Group A rear beam, discs all round, remote reservoir coilovers, 15" wheels, Blydenstein racing 1.6 engine on twin 40s (140 BHP / 130 lb-ft) close ratio gear kit and ZF LSD...absolutely mental...did most of the work myself, the car was featured in CCC mag in 1996 and won 7th place in the best converted car of the year 1997!
    An absolute beast...sold it in 1997 when Novas were obtainable by the Max Power tossers!
    Awesome car round Knockhill!

    3. Got sensible and bought a Golf GTI 2.0 8v from my dad...added an AmD rechip, coilovers, 17" BBS RX alloys, Remus exhaust...good reliable car.
    No good round Knockhill!

    4. Missed the Nova's lunacy...so passed my test and bought a Fireblade! 1993 RRP model (the last of the twin headlights with the more mental engine!)...to be continued...
    As if passing your test and straight onto a fireblade wasn't lunacy enough...

    5. Still missed the trackday feel of the Nova, so bought a 1986 shed of a Fiesta XR2.
    Fully stripped and caged, new bottom end, ported head, twin 40s, Emerald phase 3 race cam, Avo shocks / springs...kevlay bucket seats & harnesses etc...
    Back on form at Knockhill! Yee-ha!

    6. Sold the Golf and bought a new 1999 Honda Integra Type-R..which is the best car I have ever driven!..added Mugen anti roll bars, JDM 16" wheels, Mugen exhaust / JDM cat, Eibach springs, JDM dampers, Mardigras Motorsport suspension settings, uprated brakes...what a tool!
    Setting personal bests every day at Knockhill...on slicks!

    Crashed the Fireblade...almost killing myself, sold the XR2 to finance Fireblade pt2:
    Re-built the 'blade with a single side swing arm, 6 pot front calipers, 320mm discs, Ohlins dampers, Harris everything, carbon bodywork, Factory Pro Racing engine parts, Ohlins 916 style steering damper, PVM magnesium wheels (17" front), Dragon Corsa's and a full Red Bull race replica paintjob...awesomw! Just too much for me!

    7th. Wet day + mud on the road + trackday set up ITR = write off. Bye bye ITR.
    Bye bye Fireblade too...too much bike for too little riding ability!
    Cash insurance cheque, add to fireblade cash and hello new 2001 Audi S3 quattro....decided that I would leave this standard (Ha!) I bought a smashed 17000 mile Corrado VR6 as a track car project...ongoing.

    8th, Got the chance of my dad's mint Mk3 Golf GTI 16v Anniversary model...at a decent price...so bought it too.


    So there I am....currently with 3 cars:

    A 1993 Corrado VR6 track car / Hillclimb / Spring project...in progress, BVH, Large bore TB, Schrick manifold etc...ongoing...probably re-shell it into a 3 dr Golf sometime.

    A 2001 Audi S3...the same car that was going to be left standard...274.5BHP / 332 lb-ft later, with 18" BBS RS IIs, lowered and uprated suspension, FMIC, brake upgrades, Milltek exhaust / cats, aggressive suspension settings etc...

    A 1996 Mk3 Golf GTI 16v Anniversary...AmD re-chip, parts sitting for major engine upgrade (just not enough time), Koni coilovers, Eibach anti roll bars, EBC brakes, modified airbox, Milltek exhaust etc...

    I guess I'm just a serial modifier...and as such should probably be locked up for wasting vast sums of money...from the humble origin of a 1.0 base model Nova...to 3 of the best VAG cars of their type ever built...

    I wish I was sensible! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/idea.gif

    I also wish my dad would stop buying interesting cars and offering them to me cheap when he's done with them!

    I still miss the Honda ITR...come to think of it, I still miss the Nova!

    So, that's 8 cars and 1 bike in 15 years...
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    [ QUOTE ]
    Doug_RS2 said:
    How often do you go to Knockhill Glen? What sort of times were you getting in your cars?


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    I've never driven on the revised circuit, which I'm led to believe it about 2-3 seconds a lap quicker than the old...
    But I was getting consistant 1min 10sec / maybe late 1 min 9secs in the old Nova on 008Rs (195/50/15)

    The Honda was around 1min 10sec / 1 min 9secs standard...but down to 1 min 6 ish on full slicks (Bridgestone 180/580/15 mid compound)

    It took me 5 years to get steady 1 min 10 ish in the Nova...and over a year on slicks (4 or 5 trackdays a year) to get down to consistant 1 min 6 ish in the Honda.


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    I've done 1 private track session there and was probably getting 65 second lap times - the digi camera only records for a minute and it nearly got a lap.


    [/ QUOTE ]

    If you are doing 1 min 5 ish on your first time out...that is an exceptionally quick time!
    Either that, or my timing gear is ****!


    [ QUOTE ]

    I've noticed Knockhill do Hot Marques days - you need a car worth over £10k to get on - keeps the neds away - need to go and see how bad the driving is sometime.

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    Hot marques days are fine...no problems at all...I used to do loads of them.
    It's the hot Hatch days that are populated by tossers in sheds of **** with barely an MOT...no way I'm mixing with them....especially with no insurance!
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    1) Holden Gemini TD (first car, rebuilt the engine @ home)
    2) 1994 Suzuki Swift GTi (few mods)
    3) 1986 Ford Meteor (loved it! shouldnt have sold it)
    4) 2000 VW Golf GTi (piece of ****)
    5) 2002 Audi S3 (simply awesome in every respect)
    6) Audi RS3 or Porsche Boxster S (future car in 2005)
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    [ QUOTE ]
    s8n said:
    1) Holden Gemini TD (first car, rebuilt the engine @ home)
    2) 1994 Suzuki Swift GTi (few mods)
    3) 1986 Ford Meteor (loved it! shouldnt have sold it)
    4) 2000 VW Golf GTi (piece of ****)
    5) 2002 Audi S3 (simply awesome in every respect)
    6) Audi RS3 or Porsche Boxster S (future car in 2005)


    [/ QUOTE ]

    I really must disagree with point 4 /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/wink.gif, I assume it was the 2.0 8V version not the 1.8T. /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/confused.gif

    Cheers,

    Christian
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    No, it was the 1.8T.

    Had a failed water pump, cam tensiors, rattled badly, and only had about 55,000kms, the list of fixes just went on..

    Poor car.. hated it.
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  27. Drystone
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    You must have had a bad un' /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/frown.gif. Mines been okay touch wood, apart from the obvious coilpacks but as we know that's in no way unique to the Golf.

    It's got to have a new windscreen tomorrow, some git on the motorway chucked up a big stone that left a big dent in the glass, luckily it's a company car so I don't have to shell out. /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif

    Won't have another Golf though, need something that handles as well as it goes next time. /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/tongue.gif

    Cheers,

    Christian
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    I've been driving 5 years and have had 4 cars which is pretty good going

    E reg Vauxhall Astra
    G reg Mini
    X reg Saxo Furio
    and at the mo I have a
    V reg Alfa 156
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    As ever, I'm late replying to these things /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif

    Here goes... (cars *owned* in 7 years)

    B Cavalier SRi 1.8 (5 months) : I parked that car off road, learning that grippy direction tyres on the front and **** tyres on the back is a bad idea when it's raining. /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/angel.gif That car had snap handling as a result, I just wondered WTF was up /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif
    (Car wasn't written off or anything, only a little damage, honest, but it had to go)

    J Pug 309 Diesel (5 months) : Why did I ever buy that car!

    N 306 XLTD (18 months) : Loved that car. Handled well, great MPG.

    P 306 XLTD (3 months) : Pile of kack. Newer car, much worse.

    S Saxo VTR (from new, 16 months) : Loved that car also, but it came to gravity defying end after I side swiped a post, flipped it and landed in the bushes. I was lucky...

    T Xsara VTS (16 months) : First car I got on the German autobahn, indicated 149 /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif Couldn't take the build quality though, but loved the engine.

    R Audi A4 (17 months) : First modded car. Chipped and Bilstein dampers. Hooked on Audi, but needed 4WD, hence...

    52 S3 : Love it, love it, love it /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/beerchug.gif


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    I've been driving since I was 7 years old! Aye my dads David Brown tractor!! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif

    Then moved onto stunt rolling any car a bunch of us could get for £10/£20 down our local dissused runway from 12 years old to 23 years old /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif.

    Got my licence at 17 (1987)
    V reg. 1.1 Polo with mark I GTI alloys. Technically I wrote that off twice but it was 3rd party fire and bombs. So I became very adept at jig work etc.

    B reg Ford Orion 1.6GL. Wrote that off (fully comp) hit a crash barrier at 80mph. That saved me from a dunk in the North sea! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/groovy.gif

    B Reg Ford Orion 1.6i That was stollen and written off. /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/cry.gif /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/burningmad.gif

    C Reg Mark III escort 1.6 Laser. That was a truly **** car. /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/vomit.gif The rear suspension chassis came through the floor from excessive stunt driving it rusted away to nothing! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/laugh_roll.gif

    A reg Mark III escort 1.6 Ghia. Good car gave it to my sister. My brother in law wrecked it! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/burningmad.gif

    M reg Mazda MX6 2.5 V6 24V. 17" BBS RK wheels Not a bad car - great engine -just became too slow.

    R Reg S4 Avant Imola yellow. AMD chip Hyperboost DV, RS4 suspension.

    Next RS4 /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/heart.gif if I can avoid buying a house next year /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/dancing.gif
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  31. dans3
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    Been driving/riding for 5 years....

    Yamaha FS1E - 34mph, chin on tank, down hill with wind behind me!
    Aprilia RS50 - Still a 50, but good for 70mph!
    Honda VFR400 Nc30 - Great bike!
    Mk3 Golf 1.4 - non injection, dead boring!
    Yamaha Tenere - Big traily - went round Europe for 3 months
    Mk2 GTI 8v - Tornado red, totally colour coded, 17" wheels & plenty more. Great car!
    Suzuki GSXR600 SRAD - Awesome fun
    Mk2 Golf G60 - 204bhp, loadsa torque, quicker than my S3!
    Current...
    Audi S3
    Kawasaki ZX7R

    10 vehicles in 5 years! (almost all modded!)
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    Fiat Panda
    Citroen AX GT
    Golf Driver
    Golf Cab (MK1)
    BMW 318i (E36)
    Corrado 16v
    Corrado VR6
    Golf VR6
    Alfa GTV 2.0
    Golf GTI 1.8T
    Golf V5 (170bhp)
    S3 225bhp

    The fun`s over as I`m converting to diesel soon to reduce costs.
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    ive owned... mmm this is guna b a really long list so i warn ya...


    Loopy... /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/1luvu.gif
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    ive owned... mmm this is guna b a really long list so i warn ya...


    Loopy... /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/1luvu.gif

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    Your only young!! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/laugh.gif (say me!! Hahaha)

    Rich
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    Been driving since I was 17......so 5 years only...

    1. 1987 Austin Maestro 1.3 ( /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/laugh_roll.gif)...with ten disc changer i'll have you know! From '97-'98
    2. 1992 Pug 106 XSI, 100bhp + great handling, but noisey as hell at high speed and unconfortable for long haul, had 15" wheels fitted by moi. From '98-'00
    3. 1996 BMW 318ti (140Bhp)I love this car for comfort and handling out of the box, but still had to fit AC schnitzer springs, and a nice subtle M-Tech spoiler. '99-Present
    4. 1998 A3 T sometimes I love it, other times I hate it, Love the power (195bhp) and handling now thanks to Oettinger and Eibach, but hate the introduction of the new A3, the understeer, the interior and the fact I crashed it!

    And out of those four cars the only one which didn't get damaged was the Maestro!!!! Pug and A3 were my fault, BMW was someone else the first time, mine the second time (But onl;y small scratch/dent) and third time it needed a new door 'cos some feckers broke into it!
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    Cars (& bikes)- CC = Company Car
    V Reg Kawa Z650C3 - Stolen from Glasgow
    A Reg Fiesta 1.1 Van CC
    B Reg BMW 318i - Written Off! CC
    C Reg Kawa GPz 600R - Stolen from Glasgow
    C Reg 318i (replacement for above) CC
    D Reg Montego Estate CC
    F Reg Vauxhall Carlton 2.0 CC ( Good fun in the wet!)
    F Reg Golf GTi 16V CC (New Job - the car scheme was mega!)
    H Reg Golf GTi 16V CC
    K Reg Corrado 16V CC
    M Reg Corrado VR6 CC
    R Reg A4 2.8Q CC
    V Reg S3 CC
    51 Reg S3 - My first car at 42!

    All the cars did ~30k per year and only the Fiesta (everything broke) Montego gear box gave up - otherwise, all were fun in their own way.





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    Driving (legally) for 12 years:

    Honda AP50 (ported head) - 52mph
    Yamaha FS1E (ported head) good for 56mph through Twickenham!
    74' Mini Clubman estate with black mamba wheels - 83mph
    80' Yellow Mini 1275GT with MG Metro 1 3/4 SU fitted- 96mph
    84' Fiat Regatta 1.6 (£50) Electronic heating!!
    82' MK1 Fiesta XR2 - Lowered, mental boy racer car!!-115mph
    82' BMW 323i with Zender Bodykit. - 124Mph
    90' BMW 325i Sport - very powerful - 148mph
    93' Golf VR6, Vey fast but **** handling - 145mph
    89' Macau Blue E30 M3, one of the best cars ever built-151!!
    91' SWB Mitsubishi Shogun, (towing boats)Good motor - 115mph
    95' Audi A4 1.6SE, Ming, leather - 155,000 miles - 119mph
    93' RangeRover VogueSE Fully loaded - **** car(bad mpg)-100?
    95' Fiesta Si (bought really for Bird to learn in, since passed)
    99' Audi A4, 1.8 Turbo Quattro Sport - 130Mph so far - only cos i have nearly lost my licence three times so have calmed a little. /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/groovy.gif - also owned 3 speedboats & 2cats
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    Iam 22 and have had :-

    AR50 N reg
    Golf 1.3 B reg
    Fiesta Si L reg
    205Gti 1.6 E reg
    Fiesta turbo K reg BEST CAR
    Quicksilver 106 s reg
    Astra Sri 02
    306xsi v reg
    Audi S3 02 /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/laugh.gif

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    Im 23

    Audi A3 1.8T Oettinger Beast 225hp (2001)
    VW Beetle 1300 Deluxe 1966 (2002)

    Bought the Beetle for a everyday work car, love it to bits. And now I use the A3 for stress relief on special nights and weekends.

    Both very differnt cars but love them both equally

    Costa... /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile_smoking.gif
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    been driving just over 3 years had 2 cars.

    P Reg Rover 214Si - had it a year sold it Mar 01, good first car nice and revvy but sold it when the inlet manifold went, never ran the same after that
    T Reg Ford Focus 1.8 - Still got it, faster than the rover but still way too slow, need more speed /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif

    next car S3 in September /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif

    Mark
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