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 Post subject: Re: Previous cars?
PostPosted: Mon Aug 27, 2012 9:21 pm 
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Posts: 34
Location: West Sussex
Car:: Xtrail
Model: 2.5 sport
Year/Plate: 04
Colour: Silver
Fiat Strada (first & last fiat I'll ever own)
Land rover Series 3
Ford Sierra GLSI
Nissan Micra
Land Rover 90
Vauxhall Corsa SXI
VW Polo
Ford KA
Mazda 6TS
Honda Civic 1.4
Mazda MX5
Mazda 6 2.3 sport
VW Bora (still own)
X trail (just bought)

Both wife & myself have a car each and drive each others from time to time.

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 Post subject: Re: Previous cars?
PostPosted: Mon Jan 28, 2013 8:32 pm 
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Joined: Sun Nov 04, 2012 7:24 pm
Posts: 56
Location: Garden of England
Car:: X Trail
Model: Tekna 2.0DCi 173
Year/Plate: 2011/61
Colour: Storm White.
Mods: Load Liner, Thule Detachable Swan Neck Tow Bar, Rubber Mats, Dog Guard, Nissan Headlamp Protectors
1979 Yamaha DT50M always in bits
1977 Peugoet 104SL terrible but I loved it.
1979 MK2 Escort 1.3 fondest memories
1981 Fiat Strada reliable as the weather
1982 Vauxhall Cavalier worst car I ever bought
1981 MK3 Escort MK3 1.6
1989 Orion GL 1.8D wife's car
1972 Escort Van (dog carrier)
1992 Ford Courier Van (dog carrier and tip run thing)
1969 Triumph Herald convertible (toy)
1997 Escort LX TD Estate wife's car
2002 Focus Ghia TDCi Estate wife's car
2004 Focus Ghia TDCi Estate wife's car
1997 Audi Cab 2.6 (toy)
1996 Golf CL Td Estate stop gap
2007 Fiesta 1.6TDCi Ghia wife's car
1998 Golf GL Tdi Estate 1st tow car/dog carrier
2002 Passat SE Tdi Estate previous tug/dog carrier
2010 Fiesta 1.6TDCi Titanium wife's current car
2011 X Trail 2.0dci Tekna current family car/tow car/ dog carrier.

Some of the above were/are owned at the same time. Various bangers passed quickly through my hands when we first got our house, helped pay for furniture!

Having worked in the motor trade since 87 I won't list all the company cars I've had - Too many to list as they get swapped every 3 months or so - got my first in 1990, it was a white Orion. Favourites were the Ford Pumas I had when at Ford. I have a nice sensible German car where I work now!


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 Post subject: Re: Previous cars?
PostPosted: Fri Feb 01, 2013 6:56 pm 
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Location: Scotland
Car:: Xtrail (soon)
Lets see what I can remember of 30 years driving.

1972 VW Fastback 1600 red (first ever car I drove in fields on private land, great fun)
1974 Mini Clubman Estate blue (bought 1 week after passing test for £50 smartened it up a bit then sold it 3 months later for £100)
1969 BMC 250 JU Van blue (called Bridget, this was used to transport two friends and I mobile disco gear around in 1980)
1974 MK1 Ford Transit Van black (called The Boogie Bus 2nd van used for disco gear 1981-1983, jacked up at the rear, rear axle painted silver, tinted rear windows, orange roof lights, yellow fur over dash and door cards and dukes of hazard musical air horns, happy days)
1974 MK3 Cortina 1.6L orange
1976 MK3 Cortina 1.6L silver (used as a taxi in 1986)
1982 Ford Granada 2.8 Ghia white (also used as a taxi in 1986 this could shift, loved driving this car)
1986 Nissan Bluebird 2.0D light green (used as a taxi in 1987)
1986 Ford Sierra 1.8L brown (used as a taxi in 1988)
1978 MK4 Cortina 1.6L green (used as a taxi in 1988)
1984 Vauxhall Cavalier 1.6 Diesel Estate red
1985 Ford Fiesta 1.1L red
1989 Renault 5 1.4L red (probably the worst car I’ve ever owned, it had a realy bad oil leak that I couldn’t find)
1990 Peugeot 309 GRD grey
1995 Citroen ZX 1.4 reflex blue
2000 Rover 220TD blue
1997 Rover 416i red
1995 rover Metro 1.4 diesel blue (wife’s car)
1994 VW Vento 1.9TD blue
2002 Renault Clio 1.5dci blue (wife’s car)
2002 Rover 75 2.0 CDTI Club SE gold
2002 Citroen Xsara Picasso 2.0 HDI silver
2000 LDV Pilot 1.9 diesel Van red (This was my second ever worst purchase, rattly, noisy, liked a good drink and the steering wandered like a blindfolded mule. Thought it would be good for transporting the mtbikes)
2000 VW Polo 1.9D silver (wife’s car)
2005 VW Touran 1.9TDI blue (my current motor, engine and box has been very reliable but I’ve spent over £1000 on suspension parts in the 3 years I’ve had it)
2006 Citroen C3 1.4HDI black (wife’s current motor)
T31 X-Trail Sport 173 (hopefully soon)


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 Post subject: Re: Previous cars?
PostPosted: Fri Feb 01, 2013 7:02 pm 
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Location: Whitstable, Kent
Car:: Nissan
Model: X-Trail SE+
Year/Plate: 2002/52
Colour: Burgundy
Mods: None yet, some plans......
1995 Rover 220 Coupe Turbo
2008 VW Golf GT Sport
1991 Land Rover Discovery
2003 Fiat Punto
2003 X-Trail SE+


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 Post subject: Re: Previous cars?
PostPosted: Sun Feb 03, 2013 2:16 pm 
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Joined: Mon Dec 13, 2010 1:59 pm
Posts: 98
Location: Meath, Ireland
Car:: Xtrail
Model: T30
Year/Plate: 2003
Colour: Black
Mods: General Grabber AT2 tyres, Wind deflectors, Dog Guard, Bumper Guard and boot liner
Some great lists there!

Mine:
1998 1.4l Opel Astra F (ended in 98 - faded red 3 door)
2001 Nissan Almera 1.8 Sport (3 door)
1999 Nissan Silvia S15
2001 Saab 2.0 "Ecopower"
2004 VW Golf 1.9tdi mk V (5 door) - current

My fiance:
1999 Mitsubishi Pajero Jnr. (purple 3 door - was written off)
1999 Mitsubishi Pajero Jnr (silver 3 door)
2002 Opel Astra G (black 3 door)
2002 Nissan X-Trail 2.0 petrol (returned under warranty)
2003 Nissan X-Trail 2.2Di (current)

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Both driving 8 years


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 Post subject: Re: Previous cars?
PostPosted: Mon Feb 04, 2013 7:52 am 
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Joined: Mon Apr 02, 2012 2:09 pm
Posts: 2805
Location: Estonia
Car:: Xtrail
Model: T31 2.0dci auto, LE
Year/Plate: 2012
Colour: Grey
Mods: Towbar, ptc heater fix, probright drl system, Eberspächer aux FBH with GSM remote.
I owned P11 2.0TD my96 diesel Primera, added an intercooler(added 17hp and0+30nm torque) later i added a tuning box, witch added more power

Now Xtrail 2.2 DCI.

My fiance has a 99y Honda Accord 1.8 136 hp, her first car.

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 Post subject: Re: Previous cars?
PostPosted: Mon Feb 04, 2013 12:04 pm 
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Location: Ireland
1989 Vauxhall Astra 1.2
2000 Seat Ibiza 1.0
2001 Volvo S40 1.9
2004 Subaru Impreza 2.0
2010 Subaru Legacy 2.0 diesel (current car)


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PostPosted: Mon Feb 04, 2013 1:13 pm 
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Joined: Tue Jul 31, 2012 5:17 pm
Posts: 135
Location: Shropshire
Car:: X-Trail T31
Model: N-tec+
Year/Plate: '13 plate
Colour: Twilight grey
1970: Triumph Herald
1972: Austin Mini
1973: Ford Cortina Mk 3
1974: Ford Escort (CC)
1975: Alfasud
1979: Renault 18 (CC)
1984: Vauxhall Cavalier SRi (CC)
1987: Vauxhall Carlton (CC)
1992: Renault Espace (CC)
1996: Ford Galaxy (CC)
2000: Citroen Xantia
2004: Nissan X-Trail dCi Sport
2013: Nissan X-Trail n-Tec+ (on order)

(CC = company car, not necessarily my choice)


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 Post subject: Re: Previous cars?
PostPosted: Thu Nov 21, 2013 7:32 pm 
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1996: Rover 100 1.1 MPI
1994: Rover 214 SEI
1998: Fiat Punto Sporting 1.2 16V
1984: Escort XR3i Cabriolet (RS Turbo Replica)
2001: Fiat Punto 1.8 HGT
1999: Fiat Punto GT 1.4 Turbo
1997: Nissan 200SX S14A
2005: VW Jetta
1999: Nissan Almera GTI
1998: Ford Fiesta 1.1
2000: Honda Prelude 2.2 Motegi
2000: Renault Clio 172
2006: Toyota Corolla Compressor
2006: Alfa Romeo Brera 2.2
1994: Renault Clio 1.4 RT
2010: Renault Twingo RS133
1994: Toyota Camry V6
1986: Defender 110 V8
2001: Jaguar S Type R
1996: Peugeot 106 1.1
2006: Renault Megane R26
2001: Astra 1.7 DTI ECO4
2000: Jaguar XJ8 Sport
2001: Peugeot Partner Van (Current)
2003: Nissan Xtrail Sport X (Current)

25 cars and been driving 10 years, thats not good!


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 Post subject: Re: Previous cars?
PostPosted: Sun Dec 01, 2013 3:01 pm 
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Hmmm, let's see…

Previous:

1986 Toyota Corolla GLX
1991 Mazda Bantam 1600 Pick-Up
1994 Isuzu KB200 LE Pick-Up
1999 Renault Megane 1.6 Coupe
2001 Volvo S40 1.8 Sport
2003 BMW 320d M Sport
2004 BMW Z4 2.2i SE
2006 BMW 330cd M Sport
2006 BMW 335i SE Coupe
2007 BMW Z4M
2010 Land Rover Discovery 4 XS
2011 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque Si4
2011 Land Rover Range Rover Sport HSE

Current:
2010 Porsche 911 Carrera 2 S
2011 Mini Cooper S
2006 Nissan X-Trail Aventura


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