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Post by Paulr » Thu Feb 15, 2018 9:41 pm

Nanu wrote:
Thu Feb 15, 2018 8:49 pm
A Hillman Avenger tiger and coincidentally that was orange which hid the rust.
A Tiger! Worth a small fortune now!
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Post by Attilio » Thu Feb 15, 2018 9:53 pm

Paulr wrote:
Thu Feb 15, 2018 2:18 pm
I Googled strip speedo. Wish I hadn't.
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Z4M Coupe, Interlagos blue, black leather, piano black, stubby, E46 M3 OEM strut brace...pretty much stock (for the time being :wink: )
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Post by jack07 » Thu Feb 15, 2018 10:06 pm

73 Mk 1 escort,car changed on the day to a brand new one with brand new fierce clutch! Think the examiner took pity on me with first time pass :)
:driving: :thumbsup: :) This is the car I've been waiting for http://s611.photobucket.com/user/markhorner100/albums

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Post by TR4man » Thu Feb 15, 2018 10:13 pm

In 1977, I passed (first time) in a pale blue Vauxhall Chevette.

It was about a year or so afterwards that I could afford my first car. In the meantime I was added to my mum's car as a named driver but was in fact the main driver (you could do things like that then :roll: )
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Post by Mr Tidy » Thu Feb 15, 2018 10:25 pm

TR4man wrote:
Thu Feb 15, 2018 10:13 pm
In the meantime I was added to my mum's car as a named driver but was in fact the main driver (you could do things like that then )
You could, but you still weren't supposed to! (1977 was the year I started my first job at an insurance company). :lol:
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Post by philiph » Fri Feb 16, 2018 5:00 pm

Paulr wrote:
Thu Feb 15, 2018 2:18 pm
Passed in 1978 in my Grandads old 1969 Austin 1300 with a strip-speedo. It had a red strip that went from left to right instead of round dials.

I Googled strip speedo. Wish I hadn't.
Passed in 1972 in Mothers 1965 Austin 1100, with a strip speedo. I drove that and Dads Rover 2000, the only other car with a strip speedo (as far as I know). It was expensive, I had three lessons before my test!
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Post by Nanu » Fri Feb 16, 2018 8:48 pm

Paulr wrote:
Thu Feb 15, 2018 9:41 pm
Nanu wrote:
Thu Feb 15, 2018 8:49 pm
A Hillman Avenger tiger and coincidentally that was orange which hid the rust.
A Tiger! Worth a small fortune now!
It was back in the late 70's so doubt it would have lasted. Recall I paid £700 for it second hand and all of around 100bhp?
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Post by bz4kev » Sat Feb 17, 2018 6:27 am

Passed my test in my mk1 escort Mexico drove like miss daisy on test passed first time then left the examiner in a cloud of tyre smoke :rofl: identical to this one wish I still had her awesome car
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2004 z4 30i auto Toledo blue stubby Areo front back sideskirts and rear spoiler M/// MFSW DLV exhaust mod mma tips vanos overhaul 108s refurbed ram air scoop E46 M3 heated seats clear rear lights M/// sport black grills

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Post by firebobby » Sat Feb 17, 2018 10:23 am

bz4kev wrote:
Sat Feb 17, 2018 6:27 am
Passed my test in my mk1 escort Mexico drove like miss daisy on test passed first time then left the examiner in a cloud of tyre smoke :rofl: identical to this one wish I still had her awesome car AB04CACB-46B1-4195-93F8-5F345CC23861.jpeg
You could exchange it for a house up your way Kev, those things are worth a fortune now :)

Oh and I passed 1st time car, 2nd time motorbike and 1st time HGV :thumbsup:
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Toyota MR2 NA 1995
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Post by Steve84N » Sun Feb 18, 2018 7:02 pm

Mk1 Focus, actually a really nice car.
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Post by wegras » Sun Feb 18, 2018 9:45 pm

1962 in an Austin A40 after 6 lessons ,but I had a bike licence already :roll: :roll: :driving:
2007 Z4 3.0 si Sport Auto Monaco Blue Roadster / 2013 X1 2.5d Auto M Sport White
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Post by paulc_bkk » Mon Feb 19, 2018 10:36 am

I passed first time in a 1990 Metro back in Jan 1991 after 12 lessons, and went on to drive a £300 1985 Mk2 Fiesta into the ground - I did about 60,000 miles in just over 2 years

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Post by Taz » Mon Feb 19, 2018 2:31 pm

Mad Professor wrote:
Wed Feb 14, 2018 7:19 pm
Old Mark 1 Ford Escort

Ditto

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Post by chapeau » Mon Feb 19, 2018 8:52 pm

I passed mine in a daewoo matiz. All 800cc of it. :driving:
E85. 2.5i SE. 2004. Sterling grey, anthracite 107s, black leather heated seats, hardtop, sound gen retrofit, matt black grills, stubby, zhp, cupholders retrofit, roof motor in boot.

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Post by Swiftly » Mon Feb 19, 2018 9:12 pm

Passed mine in a 1963 Hillman Imp :driving:
Replacement, M240i auto coupe with lots of toys :D :driving:

Gone but not forgotten, my much loved 2007, 3.0si Sports, Silver Grey, Dream Red Leather 224 M Sport Alloys, Aero Skirts

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