Whats your car history?

Discussion in 'General Vehicle Chat' started by Scotty, Oct 16, 2004.

  1. rshall New Member

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    As I'm new, here goes:

    First vehicle driven Mitsubishi L200 circa 1980
    Leant to drive in Maestro 1.6 Mayfair
    Owned:
    Mk1 957cc Fiesta X reg
    Mk2 Fiesta 1.4S D reg
    Mk2 Cavilier 1.6LX E reg
    Mk3 Golf GTi 8v K reg
    Mk1 Sierra Estate 1.8L F reg
    Mk1 Almera GTi R reg
    Mk3 Golf estate 1.8 CL N reg
    Mk1 Jazz 1.4 SE 06 reg
    Mk1 Touran 1.9TDi 55 reg
    Mk2 Golf GTi 8v F reg (finger trouble in my first post[:$])
     
  2. Meeks New Member

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    New to this scene so here goes:

    Golf Mark I 1600 Gti (Mars Red)
    Lancia Beta Spyder
    Golf Mark II 8v (White)
    Golf Mark II 16v (Grey)
    Porsche 911 CS
    Subaru RB5 Prodrive
    Subaru P1
    Subaru WRX Sti
    Porsche 996C2S
    BMW E46 M3
    Mercedes SL55 AMG
    BMW E92 M3
    Range Rover Vogue and Golf Mark II 16v
     
  3. Cossiegaz82 New Member

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    Here's mine in order,

    1989 Ford Sierra 2.0i Ghia - bought when I was 16 and still own it now,
    1991 Ford Orion 1.4 Equipe - first car after passing my test,
    1989 Ford Escort RS Turbo series 2 - first hot hatch - bag of s**t as I rushed into it,
    1993 Ford Escort 1.6 LX - runaround after the Sierra developed a fault,
    1996 Ford Mondeo 1.8 LX - daily car for 4 years - brilliant car,
    1991 Ford Fiesta RS Turbo - second hot hatch - loved it - sold it to buy my Cosworth,
    1993 Ford Sierra RS Cosworth - still own it and currently being rebuilt - my moneypit,
    2002 Ford Focus Ghia 1.8 TDDI - nice car but hated the diesel engine - sold to buy my straight cut box for my Cosworth,
    1997 Ford Mondeo 1.8 LX - another good car - sold to a mate and still going,
    1997 Ford Mondeo ST24 - good car but had a couple of bodywork issues so got rid,
    1991 Ford Sierra 2.0i Ghia auto - had it 2 weeks and the box blew - sold to a mate and it fixed itself - been fine for over a year!,
    1997 Ford Mondeo 18 LX - stop gap when the Sierra packed up - sold to my mates brother in law - still going,
    1996 Ford Mondeo 2.5 Ghia X - still own it and must get round to fixing it,
    1993 Vauxhall Astra 1.4 estate - grim as hell but handy to load with c**p,
    1994 VW Golf GTI 2.0 8v - haven't driven it yet as literally only just bought it,

    And that's it for now!! :)
     
  4. Q-CAR New Member

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    Location:
    Saffron Walden
    Hillman Imp Van
    VW Toureg
     
  5. Helios gti New Member

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    first car Mini 1000
    Current cars Golf Gti mk1 and Golf GT mk5
    bike yamaha fazer s2
     
  6. Fishman Forum Member

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    1999 Austin Mini Mayfair (Black)- Modified head and manifolds 61BHP
    1989 Rover Mini Racing Green (Ltd Ed) - Was crap..sold it back to seller after plague of faults
    2000 Rover Mini Cooper Sport 500 (Flame Red w/Silver roof and stripes) - loved it...wrote it off
    1990 Rover Metro GTa (Red) - Written off due to black ice
    1983 Austin Mini Mayfair - Project...Scrapped
    2003 Renault Clio Dci 90 (Burgundy) - Company Car
    1992 Peugeot 205 Diesel (white) - sold
    1992 Fiat Uno 1000 - sold
    1990 Saab 9000 2.0 16v - Wow that used a lot of fuel!
    1991 Rover Metro GTi 16v (Red)...was fun
    1994 Peugeot 106 1.4D...**** and slow
    1998 Seat Ibiza TDi 90..Ran on veg oil (I was a student...)
    1996 Peugeot 205 Diesel - Green
    1998 Peugeot 306 DTurbo (Black) - Heater was knackered
    1999 Seat Ibiza TDi 90 (emerald green) nicknamed kermit.
    1998 Peugeot 306 DTurbo - Bought as project...complete money pit!
    2000 Seat Leon TDi 110 - Leo was great!
    1999 Seat Ibiza TDi 90 (emerald green) - yes I bought kermit back!
     
  7. Mike_H Forum Addict

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    1976 Mini Clubman - first car... learned to weld pretty quickly.
    1980 Mini Marcos - rebuilt the mini into this after writing it off on a road rally
    1980 Alfa Giulietta 1.8
    1983 AlfaSud 1.3SC - Stuck a 1.5 TI lump in it.
    1978 AlfaSud Ti Series 1 - modded 1350 Ti lump with a 1.2 Ti gearbox. 8000 rpm in top = 100 mph! Should have kept it, but had to move house in a hurry. Left it in the bushes.
    '94 Rover 220 Coupe company car - pranged it in the snow at 2 weeks old
    '83 Alfetta 2.0
    '96 Rover 214 SLi Company Car
    '96 Rover 216 SLi Company Car
    '98 Rover 200 vi company car
    '92 Alfa 75 TS LE
    '91 Golf GTI 8v
    '77 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.0 (still got it)
    '89 Golf GTI 2.0 16v
    '92 Scirocco Scala (still got it - for sale soon)
    '89 Scirocco Scala Track Car (still got it)
    '72 Porsche 914-6 3.0 (still got it)
    '85 Scirocco GTX (still got it - for sale soon)
    '77 Scirocco GLS - Classic touring car racer one day (still got it)
    '94 Audi 80 Avant TDI - daily hack / barge. (still got it)

    ... nearly bought a 1964 Elva Courier Coupe a few weeks ago... glad I didn't!


    Plus a few that I bought to break, without ever intending to drive them....
     
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  8. tony_ack New Member

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    1989 Ford Escort 1.3 L, metallic green, 3 door (scrapped)
    1986 Vauxhall Astra Belmont 1.6, white/rust (scrapped)
    1989 VW Golf 1.6 CL, tornado red, 5 door (sold)
    1998 Peugeot 306 1.9 td Meridian, light blue metallic, 5 door (sold)
    1992 VW Golf GTI 8v (MK2), Pearl Grey, 5 door (written off)
    1990 VW Golf GTI 16v, Royal Blue, 3 door (now the missus's car)
    1995 VW Corrado VR6, Classic Green (now retired from daily duty, and used as a weekend car)
    1998 Audi A4 1.9 TDI, Laser Red (current daily driver)
    And maybe a new addition later this week in exchange for the Audi..?
     
  9. Shelley New Member

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    Had a 1.4 polo first, P reg just as a first car. Clutch was fecked though.

    Then had a black MK2 golf GTI 8v which i wrote off

    Then an astra (but we wont talk about that)

    Then my current car which is a peppermint green MK2 golf GTI 8v.

    Stuck on MK2's. Just so much fun, so much character.
     
  10. nashers4 New Member

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    My car history
    VW Scirocco mk2
    VW Golf MK3 1.8
    VW Golf MK2 1.6 carb
    VW Golf MK3 2.0 gti
    Audi S4 biturbo

    Company/shared cars
    VW caddy pickup
    MK2 VR6 (supercharged 8psi kit, Bilsteins, poly bushed etc) bbs splits .used for track days on a set of bbs standard rims.
     
  11. Matt48 Forum Member

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    passed first time in my dads old Renault 6 1977 T reg this car later appeared in the tv series Life without George see utube


    silver C reg polo
    red L reg polo
    mk1 golf x reg white free off my sister a 1.1 with a second engine 200k+ mileage ran it for a couple of yrs but a rust bucket a real mess
    mk2 golf 8v
    mk4 cab
     
  12. 2dubnick Forum Junkie

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    been a while so since the mk2 8v;

    pug 205 TD
    Golf Mk1 gti
    Golf Mk2 16v
    Audi A4 avant sport 20vt (best car of them all)
    Passat B3
    Golf Mk2 2.0 16v
    Seat leon Cupra
    Nissan 200sx S13
    BMW E39 528 sport

    and Iv kept them all apart from the Leon Cupra:p
     
  13. Paradroid Forum Developer Paid Member

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    just to update my list
    I missed out my '97 Honda CBR600FD from my original list.

    The two golfs gone now and the current list is....

    Audi A3 1.8T Sport
    Mk1 Golf GTI (in garage slowly rusting away!)
    Jaguar S-Type
     
  14. Collo Forum Member

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    Right here goes if memory serves me well
    1/ Ford Cortina Mk3 MUT362P 1st Car :lol:Totalled by Mini when stationary on Burton Rd,Littleover,Derby
    2/ Ford Escort Mk1 1100L Drum brakes all round
    3/ Reliant Scimitar GTE totalled against big oak tree Sandiacre A52
    4/ Ford Escort Mk2 1300 Sport DRY 1T(Wish I,d kept that plate!!)
    5/ Ford Escort Mk1 Mexico(With Clubman pack) Concours winner sold for 1100 in '83 worth 10 times that now!!
    6/ Ford Cortina MkIV 2.3 Ghia(with 2.8 transplant)Hit stationary truck at 50mph at Cockpit roundabout ,Derby

    Hmm can you see a common failing in my earky formative driving tears!!

    7/ Ford Escort Mk1 RS2000(with RS500 running gear) LTE 77K
    8/ Porsche 944 JOW 1X
    9/ Volkswagen Golf Gti Mk2
    10/ Vauxhall Astra GTE Mk1
    11/Citroen AX GT Fantastic car but made of Balsa wood !!
    12/ Volkswagen Golf GTi 16v Mk2 F571 SLK Loved this car sad when had to sell it [:^(]
    13/ Fiat Brava say no more engine went
    14/ Volkswagen Polo 1.0 (Breadvan)
    15/ Volkswagen Golf Mk2 1.3 been used as a van took me 3 days to clean out all the screws nails and spilt adhesives !!
    16/Bmw 318i E30
    17/ Peugeot 205 Diesel needed to commute to N london from kent
    18/ Mercedes 190E 1.8
    19/ Audi A4 1.8T Avant Great family car did numerous trips around europe
    20/ Alpina C2
    21/ Volkswagen Golf Mk1 Clipper Cabrio
    22/ Smart ForFour 1st Company car
    23/ Mercedes B200 CDi GF56PXZ 2nd Company car
    24/ Volkswagen Golf Mk1 Track Car JR0 952Y STILL OWN
    25/ Volkswagen Golf Mk3 GTi A29 ROW STILL OWN
    26/Mecedes Vito 115 Sport Met Silver 3rd C/C
    27/ Mercedes Vito 115 Sport Carbon Black 4th C/C
    28/Mk2 1.3 converted to ABF Track car
    29/ BMW 318TD E36 engine failure cracked piston
    30/VW Golf MK3 2.0 8v bought for 50 did 14000miles in 7 months sold for 550:thumbup:
    31/Mercedes Vito 115 Sport Met Black 1st C/C at new employers
    32/ Mercedes Vito 115 Sport Met Silver STILL OWN 2nd C/C
    Plus around 20+ bikes over the last 28 years!! :thumbup:
     
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  15. Ratfink89 New Member

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    1: 1972 VW Beetle 1200 in orange - That got t-boned, and written off :(

    2: 1.1 1995 ford fiesta in faded blue, which I bought from the scrappy for 300 till I got the insurance cash through.

    3: 1966 VW Beetle 1300 - white and rust, I locked up on black Ice and slid into the back of a new mini, started rest, and lost enthusiasm and money, recently sold it.

    4: Pug 306 Dturbo in red - Cracking car until the turbo blew up and then it was slow as sh*t.

    5: 1988 Mk2 Golf GTI 5 door in white - had weitec coilovers on, didn't adjust the proportioning valve and the rear locked up entering a roundabout, hit the curb, took off and hit a lamp post while 3 foot in the air and spun 180 mid flight, just stripped that and weighed the shell in on saturday.

    6: 1989 Mk2 GTI in black, building a nice motor for it with standalone and xflow conversion, soon to be getting coilovers. (will adjust the proportioning valve this time) :lol:
     
  16. roydenw1 New Member

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    R-Ford Fiesta Ghia x 1.4
    M-Bmw 520i
    55-Mitsubishi Animal
    56-VW Passatt 2.0 tdi
    57-Audi A3 Sportback TDI sport
    R-Honda Civic VTI EK4
    S-Subaru Impreza STI Wagon
    S-BMW 323i M-tec
    S-Subaru Forester STB
    Back to the 323i after i stuffed the Forester
    And my current and 1st Golf below
     
  17. Chrisrpal Events Team

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    My first car was a H reg Ford Fiesta Popular. It was so crap it didn't have a ciggy lighter or dash clock. Come to think of it, it hardly had any interior trim at all..

    I have also owned;

    Golf Mk2 Driver
    Golf Mk2 GTi 8V
    Golf Mk3 Driver
    Golf Mk3 GTi 16V (this wasn't used for the abf conversion on the MK2 but thinking of it I guess it could of been used)
    Volvo 340 GLE
    Toyota Corolla GTi
    Nissan Primera GT

    I still own my MK2 golf GTi now abf conversion. (Had it since sept 2000)
     
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  18. Edgeyboy Forum Member

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    First car-mk3 astra 2.0 8v SRI

    Current car-mk3 golf 2.0 8v GTI
     
  19. MikeyMK New Member

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    First car, in 1992:

    This beige 1983 Ford Escort 1.3L 5dr

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    Current car (2012):

    This Volkswagen Polo Coupe 1.6S 16v

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  20. gti-rik CGTI Regional Host

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    First car - was a morris marina coupe

    Currant car - Mk3 golf 2.0 8v GTI Colour Concept
     

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