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Top 5 3rd cars for the garage to come out when the sun is shining - realistic ones !!

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  1. GT130

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    My mate and I always chat about this whilst walking at lunchtimes...in no order - dont forget must be realistic.

    • Mk 1 escort Mexico with cage - yellow with black stripe !!
    • Mk 2 Golf G60 - Rallye or Edition 1 - with chip n'pulley
    • Renault Clio Williams
    • BMW E30 325i sport - or M3
    • Cavalier GSi 4x4 or Turbo - have to be mint though

    Any opinions - gotta be an interesting topic :racer:
     
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  3. DriveByShooters

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    1) Evo6
    2) RS4 2.7
    3) Original Mini Cooper...not one of those BMW bandwagon cars
    4) RS500 cossie
    5) 300e thames van....see www.nomannersracing.com if you don't know what one is!
     
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    1) reanault 5gtt- mint
    2) escort s1 rs t- mint
    3) toyota mr2 turbo rev3
    4) renault clio 182
    5) old skool mini with hyabusa turbo
     
  5. GT130

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    Hyabusa turbo in a mini - thats cool....

    Yes should have added an Escort Cosworth....
     
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    1) E30 325 M-Sport Convertible with full leather and 4 headrests!
    2) EG9 Civic VTi Saloon
    3) R5 GTT
    4) Ford Sierra Saphire Cosworth
    5) Nissan Skyline R32 GTR V-Spec
    And if i had more space it would have to be my old B5 A4 1.8T!
     
  7. grathies

    grathies More Points Than Portsmouth FC

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    Golf Rallye (oh wait, have one!)
    UR Quattro... Preferably a DIALYNX SWB Sport Replica
    Escort Cosworth
    Lotus Carlton

    Cant pick a last one, and cars are for gays anyway, so Ill have 3 bikes instead... MV Augusta F750, Kawasaki ZXR400 and a Kawasaki KR1S
     
  8. Shy19s

    Shy19s Oil running through my veins.

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    That 600bhp RS4 Powered S3 we saw on here a few days back. That would cover my top 5 nicely thanks.
    Slightly cheesy, but a classic V8 with a small block chevy dropped in.. Camaro, Mustang, etc etc.
     
  9. grathies

    grathies More Points Than Portsmouth FC

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    Me and my best mates cars :p

    [​IMG]

    Williams 3, rarest of them all, in a different (nicer, deerp) shade of blue to the first two, this one was actually really prouduced in smaller numbers, and far better equipped! (Also the Speedlines fitted as standard are an extra half an inch wider on the Williams 3)
     
  10. GT130

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    Yes, I'd have my old CBR 600 FX back - polished wheels, colour coded hugger, swede seat and all sorts of polished bits........cant imagine the wife would allow though now we have our son !!! Gotta allow the other half to think I'm under the thumb...
     
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    UR Quattro... Preferably a DIALYNX SWB Sport Replica - not realistic mate, otherwise I would have included several Porche's
     
  12. grathies

    grathies More Points Than Portsmouth FC

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    Errm, it is a realistic possibility! So is owning a Porsche as a car tucked up in the garage!

    The Conversion to SWB by Dialynx's cost is dependant on your specification. Im not talking about the Genuine SportQuattros here

    I was contemplating getting one done when I was going to sell my Rallye 1st time around
     
  13. GT130

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    See where your coming from with the conversion.......but gotta be very well off to have an expensive car just sat in the garage for polishing and taking out on sunny days mate - Porsche I'd like is the last of the air cooled - going up in price if anything and not realistic at all...........
     
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    Nice picture of the Rallye and Clio by the way:thumbsup:
     
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    grathies More Points Than Portsmouth FC

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    Id say its totally realistic, I know loads of people with cars tucked away in garages, dunno maybe its just where Im from but its not unusual at all! Youd be amazed at whats hidden behind a few garages near you Id say

    Family friend has a 911 Targa with the Whale Tail tucked up along side a Caterham in his garage, uses an A4 daily

    Alot of people now seem to have nice cars hidden away, nice safe place to keep your money as they only seem to go up in price
     
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    1) 73' Porsche 911 RS Lightweight
    2) Mercedes 600 Pullman
    3) Mercedes 300SL Gullwing
    4) Porsche 917
    5) Metro 6R4
     
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    After much consideration.......

    MK 1 Golf GTI ( Mint and 1.8t powered )

    Westerfield ( Cossie Powered )

    08 Roush Mustang

    something wacky, like a shed with a engine!!

    And last but no means least

    Old rat look camper with a tuned scooby engine ( only cos my mate has one, very fast and scary ) I might have a video somewhere if anyone is interested?!
     
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    944 / 968 cabriolet!
    Get a nice one for 5-7k and fab for summer!
     
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    Sounds awful. Whale tails (i assume you mean the turbo spoiler) look hideous unless it's on a turbo and a 911 should be nothing but a coupe.

    My '77 was a non sport with no front or rear spoiler with the chrome window and light surrounds. Nice, clean and simple.

    Hate tarted up 70's and 80's 911's with cups on etc....
     
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    grathies More Points Than Portsmouth FC

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    Its in Brown too!

    I love it, Im a big fan of dodgey 80s taste!
     
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    jcs356 Brum brum

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    I've already got mine....
    S3 and Ibiza outside, and this sat in the garage waiting for those sunny days:

    [​IMG]
     
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    Now brown is a good colour!

    Mine was petrol blue which is very similar to the lahsa green they used on the MK1 golf. Speaking of which, my MK1 GTI cabby is gold with the beige hood and brown dashboard. Proper 80's!

    And floored with the 14 inch BBs's... :thumbsup:
     
  24. grathies

    grathies More Points Than Portsmouth FC

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    JCS, is that a Chesil one?

    Im a biiiiig fan of all the Aircooled stuff, learned on those engines when I was 10 with my older brother, what got me into VWs and then Audis!
     
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    Yep, well spotted. Bought it in April 2001, was on the road at the end of September 2001 and has done about 8000 miles since. Fell in love with the Speedster when I saw Kelly McGillis in one in Top Gun and saved and saved until I could afford one. I even delayed buying my S3 by 3 years to buy the Speedster first!
     
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    Yeah, if you want to know what it feels like to have vertigo.
     
  27. Nilz

    Nilz Defo worth the wait :)
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    1. Mk2 Escort RS2000
    2. Mk2 Golf GTI
    3. Mustang Eleanor
    4. AC Cobra
    5. RS200
     
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    1.escort cosworth
    2.honda crx mk1.
    3.audi quattro
    4.lancia delta integrale
    5.mk1 escort with a 2.0l sierra saphire ent with limited slip diff,my mates got one and im jealous
     
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    Pics???

    would love a 356 and a splitty to go with my karmann bug
     
  30. treblesykes

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    Arn't those two the same car?
     
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    grathies More Points Than Portsmouth FC

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    You get vertigo from being 10ft off the ground? Jeeeeez
     
  32. mattfinn

    mattfinn Smoking is good for you

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    Bit of an old school theme here, liking it!!

    70's 911 RS 2.7
    Caterham with Escort Cossie block
    RS500 Cossie
    Supercharged G40 Polo on toothed belts and lysholm charger- blow anything!
    RS 1600i

    hmm, seems i have a likening to old Fords!
     
  33. grathies

    grathies More Points Than Portsmouth FC

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    My Dad always wanted to build one with me and my bro, sadly thats not gonna happen now

    Would love to get one, think TopGun is one of my reasons for loving them too!

    I keep looking at Karmann Ghias but have to tell myself no, Id probably opt for one of them over a Chesil in reality as Ive always had a great love for them

    Stunning car you have there tho, one very jealous aircooled lover here
     
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    grathies More Points Than Portsmouth FC

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    Lad round here had a stunning Silver/Grey one of these... He pretty much wrecked it tho

    I have a secret love for old Fords too that I hide but cant deny
     
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    I Just realised the 'realistic' part to this thread.

    Scrap all mine.
     
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    mattfinn Smoking is good for you

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    Think we all do! I grew up with RST's, Cossie's being ragged round, and loved em!
    I went to college with a lad who had an RS1600i, left hooker, and was mint! Shame all we used to do in it was smoke weed lol! Everyone used to tell me what a nice car i had, as id be sat in the right side lol! Was gooood for the ladies!!
     
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    grathies More Points Than Portsmouth FC

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    One of my earliest memories with cars is having to get towed home in my dads XR3I because it broke down!
     
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    Its the angle of the photo. I was trying to make out the cars but it was making me dizzy.
     
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    grathies More Points Than Portsmouth FC

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    Fair enough, Ive played with myself 5 times since 6pm and its ok with my vision lol
     
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    good post.

    1.astra gte champion
    2.escort cosworth
    3.lancia delta
    4.cav gsi2000
    5.corrado g60

    i no i could quite easily afford some of these now but holding out for the S3
     
  41. jojo

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    1. Original SWB Audi UR quattro(notice the small q, not big Q)
    2. Mitsubishi Evolution VI Extreme or TME
    3. Mint Mk2 Golf GTI G60 in Aubergine
    4. Escort Cosworth running 350bhp+
    5. Nissan Skyline R32 running 450bhp+

    This is so hard, I'm not even convinced the above is my top 5 'realistic' cars for dry use only.... my S3 hardly comes out these days as it is lol.
     
  42. jojo

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    Any reason why this post is not in the General section? We would get a more balanced view on this, and not strictly A3/S3 owners.
     

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