Your Car History - Just for a bit of fun


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Mar 1, 2010
Poole UK
Datsun 140J
Cortina Mk4 2.0S
Motor bikes Various
Hillman Imp Stiletto
Datsun 160J SSS
Golf GTI MK1 1600cc 4 speed
Escort Van Diesel
Cavalier SRI
Golf GTI MK2 8V
BWM 735
Toyota 4 Door pickup (still have after 11 years)
Golf GTI MK2 8V (yes another)
Toyota Landcruier 90 Series


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I am in england
Mar 1, 2010
Mazda 323 RWD Mk1
Ford Fiesta 950
VW Passat
Fiat Panda
Mazda 323
Colt Cordia Turbo
Ford Sierra 1.6 Hatch
Ford Sierra Saphire GLSi
BMW 320i
Range Rover Classic 3.5
Range Rover Classic 3.9
Mitsi L200 Warrior
Defender 90 200 Tdi
Defender 110 Td5
Disco 3 TDV6
Land Cruiser 80 :thumbup:

Loads of motorbikes and company vehicles too


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I am in uk
Mar 1, 2010
N Hampshire
This is quite a cool list, but i've never written it down before so never really thougth about- keep forgetting cars i only had for a while

Landrover S2a
Fiesta poplar Mk1 996cc
Ford Escort Mk1 1300cc
VW Polo G40 supercharged Coupe
Impreza Sti (whilst living in the alps)
Rover 216sli
VW Polo
BMW 530i
6x Classic Range rovers in a row (inc a very nice 4.6v8 blueprinted one- that was luuuurvely)
Volvo 850 T5r estate
LR series 3 Stage 1 V8- the MOST characterful car i've ever owned- it was truly brilliant.
Audi S8
BMW 540i Estate
6.0 LS6 V8 custom built, portal axled competition truck
Mazda MX-5 Sport
VW Transporter T5, 184bhp chipped to 210bhp- stupidly quick in the straighs and corners
BMW 330d Sport
Landcruiser 80 4.2 tdi with a mods and dents

- 24seven- nice list- pity you didn't keep the Mk1 Gti- they are seriously cool cars.
Jon- Hmmm SD1 and a XJR- very very cool
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Sep 9, 2012
Vw polo
Vw beetle '65
Peugeot 106 rallye
Peugeot 306 xsi
Subaru impreza turbo
Saab 9-5 aero estate
Mercedes ml430
Mercedes c43 amg
Mitsubishi shogun swb
BMW 330i touring
BMW 135i coupe still got
100 series cruiser

Ian Rubie

I am in uk
Feb 24, 2010
Bordon Hampshire
Sierra 1.6 GL hatch
Sierra 1.6 LX sapphire
Sierra XR4x4
Land Rover series 2a SWB
Land Rover series 3 LWB
Yamaha 125cc
Range Rover 3.5
Citroen Dianne
Triumph 2500S
Mondeo TD estate
Holden HQ V8
Focus TDci estate
Range Rover 3.9
Volvo V70R AWD - Nice dark blue, looked like an unmarked plod car
Lexus LS400 - still got
Jeep Wrangler 4.0 - still got
Toyota Corrolla 1.6 CDX
Land Cruiser 80 - Pup, because it was a right dog
Land Cruiser 80 - Green car - still got
Land Cruiser 80 - Red car - still got
VW Transporter - still got
Various company Nissans and Vauxhalls

edit - just remembered there was a 3.0 V6 Shogun in there to


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Mar 1, 2010
Poole UK
pugwash said:
- 24seven- nice list- pity you didn't keep the Mk1 Gti- they are seriously cool cars.
I do tend to keep my cars for many years...

I bought the Mk1 1600 for £1295 when the cheapest going was £1995 because it had a fire under the bonnet (This was 24 years ago) but had been fitted with a new engine from VW so really a bargain although the bonnet was mat black.

It was very hard to drive at the speed limits in that golf, it just shouted out at you why are you only going 70 even though it was only had a four speed gear box :mrgreen:


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Mar 4, 2010
Fareham, Hants
1986 Mini Picadilly
1993 VW Polo 1.3
1995 Rover 416 Sli
1997 Honda Prelude 2.2 vTi VTEC
2000 Rover 25 1.6i
2002 VW Golf Tdi
2003 VW Passat Tdi
2007 Nissan X Trail 2.2dCi
2002 Land Cruiser Colorado


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Mar 22, 2010
Toyota corrola
astra van(lowered and modded)
fiesta Ghia
escort rs turbo (got nicked)
Sierra estate v6
Escort rs turbo (got paid out by insurance for the above)
Fiesta freestyle18tddi
fiesta rs turbo
ford focus
escort estate
escort hatch
discovery 200tdi
fiesta zetec s tdci
focus ghia tddi
landcruiser colorado 3.0td vx

wow i did not realise how many cars ive had im only 30 and passed my test when i was 17 but have had 15 cars :lol:


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I am in uk
Aug 10, 2010
Witham, Essex, United Kingdom
This got me thinking :think: Now alot of these I owned alongside each other & some for many years :D

1970 VW Beetle
Lada estate
Ford Cortina 2.0 Ghia MkV
Ford Fiesta 1.6D Ghia
Vauxhall AstraMax 1.7TD
Citroen BX Diesel
1968 VW Beetle
Mk1 VW Golf GTi cabrio
Ford Escort XR3i
Audi 90 2.2 5E
Bedford Midi
Rover Metro van
Ford Transit
Peugeot 405 1.7TD estate
Astra 1.4L van
Ford Transit
Metro Nightfire
Subaru Impreza Sport
Subaru Impreza WRX
Subaru Forester XT
Suzuki Vitara 1.6 JLX SE Bushwacker (Shaky)
Suzuki Vitara 1.9 JX TD Commercial (Snowy)
Volvo S70 2.5T SE

Oh & a handfull of motorbikes, all Hondas & mostly CBR's :D

Currently Running a Volvo V70 T5 estate & Fiery my LC :D


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I am in england
Mar 15, 2010
Merton Park London
A lot of these cars were owned before the dreaded MOT test was introduced, when I think of some of the wrecks I used to drive :shock: I am amazed I'm still here.

Austin Mini 850
Hillman Imp
BMW Isetta Bubble Car
Daimler Dart SP250
Fiat 600
Sunbeam Rapier
VW Karman Ghia (conv)
Austin Champ (3ltr RR)
Morris 1000 (conv)
Morris 1000 (4 door)
Morris 1000 (2door)
Riley 1.5
Rover 3ltr Coupe (auto)
Rover 90
Morris 1000 (conv)
Triumph 2000
VW Van
Vauxhall Viva E 1300
Morris 1000 Traveller
Austin 1800
Rover SDi 3.5 (auto)
Renault 5 (auto)
Audi 80 GLS (auto)
Rover SDi 3.5 SE (auto)
SAAB 900 Turbo (auto)
Toyota Supra 3ltr (auto)
Toyota Landcruiser 4.2 diesel
Nissan 200SX (auto)
Mitsubishi Shogun V6 (Auto)
Toyota Landcruiser 4.2 diesel
Bown 150cc
Tandon 200cc (Trial)
BSA Bantam 175cc
Matchless/Ariel 350cc
Suzuki 250cc
MotoGuzzi California 850cc
Honda VFR 750cc
Aprilia Pegaso 600cc single


Mar 14, 2010
In no particular order:
Red Merc auto 280 SL?
White Merc manual 380 SE
Blue Mini (the small one)
Red Mini Estate
Orange beetle
Light blue Golf
Dark blue metallic Golf
Red Crappy Vauxhall Astra
Dead/dying archaic mustard yellow range rover (crap)
My pal's landrover for a spell
My brother's White Grand Vitara
My brother's Red Golf
Mustard coloured Ford Capri
Brown Triumph (lumbering pudding, never did me any favours)
Blue and cream Nissan Patrol (for Algeria one year)
Blue and silver Mitsubishi 4x4 (when I was stationed/working in Zambia)
An old Lime green metallic Honda
White double-cab Hilux (Libya, first time)
White bog-standard single-cab Hilux (for Algeria, first time, and when I was stationed/working in South Africa)
White Landcruiser 75 (Egypt and Sudan, first time)
White Honda Civic, tweaked up (boy racer type, but without the very low skirt trim)
White 80 1HDT auto
My favourites were the Mercs and the Honda Civic, and of course l'Beast, my bestest favourite.
Not a very inspiring list admittedly.
Jun 10, 2010
Dubai, U.A.E
I'll try and remember as many as I can that I've actually owned.

Skoda Felicia 1.3
Vauxhall Astra 1.4
VW Passat 1.8T Sport
Audi A8 4.2 40v Quattro
Nissan Patrol 2.8TD SE
Discovery 300TDi
Jeep Grand Cherokee
Mercedes S500
Mercedes E320 x2
Mercedes E280
Mercedes E240
Mercedes E430
Mercedes S600L (Best car I ever had!)
Mercedes S500L
Mercedes CLK320
BMW 528i Touring
Volvo S80 T6 SE
Ford Capri 2.0S
Ford Capri 2.0 Laser
Volvo V70 2.4
Toyota LC80

Plus lots of others I've driven for a short time for work related stuff. There might even be a couple more in there, and oddly enough I can remember the registration number for half of the cars.


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Mar 1, 2010
Poole UK
Cossack said:

Austin Champ (3ltr RR)
That brings back memories, my uncle had a champ which he bought direct from the MOD and with it a brand new spare crated RR engine. I used to love going out drive in that when I was boy. :mrgreen:

Andy Harvey

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Mar 6, 2010
Cheltenham, UK
1959 Ford Prefect 100E
1967 Mini 850 - updated to 998 Cooper engine and various other mods
1979 Chysler Alpine
1981 Golf GTI Mk 1
1986 Ford Orion 1.6
1986 Ford Sierra 1.8
1987 BMW 318
1979 Jeep Cherokee (5.9L V8 - full size body)
1978 Volvo 145
1990 Montego 1.6
1990 Ford Escort Estate 1.6 Ghia
1981 Toyota Celica ST
1971 Chevrolet Camaro with a 283 Corvette engine
1996 Jeep Cherokee 4L Country
1996 Mazda 626
1996 Renault Espace 2.2 D
1999 Ford Galaxy 2.8 GhiaX 4x4
1993 Toyota Hilux Surf SSRX 2.4
1993 Toyota Land Cruiser TD VX (80 Series)
1999 Toyota Land Cruiser TD VX (100 Series


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I am in great_britain
Mar 2, 2010
Wirral, GB
Well, being the young whipper schnapper that I am I only passed my driving test in 2003 so my list isn't quite as long as some here, but I'll put it up anyway...

1st car: 1992 Suzuki SJ Samurai

After modding that up and finding out the hard way how damn unreliable it was, I got a 1995 Vauxhall Astra 1.7D as a second car.

Then I went through my chav stage in life and got a honda civic coupe, although I have to say it was probably the nicest car to drive that I've had..

Then there was the fatboy vitara as I'd got rid of the samurai and the civic wouldn't tow my boat

Don't worry, it did get treated properly:

I sold that and the boat to release funds for my travels and bought a 1991 MK1 VW Caddy purely as an investment. It tripled in value while I was away in Aus :D

Over in Aus I had a 1989 Mitsubishi L300 that I fitted out as a camper. 440,000kms on a 2.0l petrol engine and still ran beautifully when I sold it at the end of our trip

The caddy was a good runner so I kept it for a while, but still had a hankering for a project vehicle and ended up buying this 1971 VW T2 for far less than I shold have

I soon found that there was no way I'd be able to afford to restore it to former glory and sold it on.

My hankering for off roading came back shortly after, and that's where Rex came in :thumbup:



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Mar 1, 2010
Seeing as I only just passed my test in 2003 like Jim, my list is rather short too

1990 BMW E30 318i (Donated to my sisters and still running)
1995 Puegeot 306 DTurbo (scrapped)
1997 VW mk3 Golf TDi (sold with 225k miles :shock: )
1997 Toyota Landcruiser 80 GX Amazon TD (got)
1995 Volvo 850 2.5 10v (family hand me down)


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Mar 28, 2010
Renault Fuego 1.6 TS
Renault 9 1.4 Auto
MK1 Vauxhall Astra GTE
Rover SD1 V8
Renault Fuego Turbo
Citroen BX 1.4
Ford Escort MK3 1.3
Ford Fiesta MK1 1.1
Toyota MK1 MR2
Vauxhall Astra MK1 1.3 Sport
Toyota Landcruiser FJ45 Troop carrier 4.2 Petrol
Ford Fiesta MK2 1.1
Ford Fiesta MK1 XR2 - modified (totally stripped interior, lowered, uprated brakes etc...)
Ford Fiesta MK1 XR2 - modified (as above)
Ford Fiesta MK1 XR2
Peugeot 205 Diesel
Peugeot 205 1.9 GTI
Peugeot 205 DTurbo - modified (1.9 GTI running gear, Spax suspension, 306 GTI-6 Brakes, Tweaked pump...)
Peugeot 205 DTurbo - modified (as above)
Peugeot 205 DTurbo - modified (as above + 309 GTI wishbones and rear beam, stripped interior)
Peugeot 306 DTurbo
Range Rover MK1 Vogue TDI
Audi A6 Avant 2.5TDI Quattro Sport
Seat Ibiza Cupra TDI - modified (REVO stage 2 remap, PowerFlow exhaust, AP suspension, uprated brakes etc.)
And.... Toyota Landcruiser HDJ80 - work in progress


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Feb 26, 2010
That I can remember and leaving out the shorter lived ones:

Citroen Dyane 652cc blue
Mini 1.0 greenish
Saab 99GL 2.0 cream and grey primer
Saab 99GLE 2.0i metallic brown
Saab 900 GLS 2.0i green
Peugeot 504ti 2.0i blue
Peugeot 505GRD 2.5d silver
Saab 99 turbo 2.0T 3dr black
Suzuki LJ80 800cc black
Peugeot 405GTD 2.0td silver
Opel Manta 2.0 2dr
Opel Manta 1.8i 3dr
Saab 99 turbo 2.0T 2dr black
Volvo 164 2.0 orange
Vauxhall Astravan 1.7d white
VW Polo 1.2 van white
Citroen C15D 1.9d van white
Mercedes 307D white
Austin Metro 1.3 van white
Vauxhall Astramax 1.7d white
Fiat Ducato Maxi 2.5td white
Renault Clio 1.9d van white
Suzuki LJ80 800cc turquoise
Vauxhall Senator 3.0i grey
Daihatsu F20 1.6 red
BMW 525e 2.7i grey
Audi 80 V6 2.8i black
Daihatsu F50 2.0d trialler black
Saab 9000 2.3t green
Audi A6 2.5tdi burgundy
Audi A6 V8 4.2i black
Toyota Landcruiser 80 4.2td manual blue
Toyota Landcruiser 80 4.2td auto green
TVR Chimaera 4.0i blue
VW Golf GT 1.4TSi170 black

Still got the last four...

All the best,
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