What is your Ride?

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Post by Michael_A » Thu, 23 Jun 2011 1:09 pm

The Calibra was sold here under the Holden badge years ago.. never took off, was a sales flop ...like so many re badged cars Holden & Ford tried to flog to unsuspecting suckers here... European, US & Korean..
Saint wrote:And my list of cars goes like

Mini 1275GT (Rebored to 1340 with Cooper S manifold/exhaust)
MG Metro Turbo (Someone kindly rear ended me and wrote it off)
Fiat X19 (Nightmare to drive until I put a breezeblock in the front)
Fiesta XR2 (No comment but a great car)
Calibra 4X4 Turbo (What a car!)
Vauxhall Coupe 2.0i (The ex couldn't handle the Calibra :cry:
Vauxhall Frontera 2.0i
Mini Metro 1.3 (Don't Ask! :oops: )
BMW 535im (An old E34, nice car but tempermental!)
Marcos Mantis (Had the use of this while a mate was overseas!)
Lotus Elise Sport 190 ( :D )
MG TF (The Elise just wasn't the most ideal every day car!)
Landrover Freelander
Mitsubishi EX 2.0 (Current car and slightly modified)

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Post by muddyleopard » Wed, 29 Jun 2011 11:00 pm

embarassed to say renault megane :(

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Post by Michael_A » Thu, 30 Jun 2011 6:02 am

muddyleopard wrote:embarassed to say renault megane :(
That's an understatement.. my wife has a Megane convertible... if she would let me set fire to it i would be very happy.. the french are sadly lacking when it comes to making cars.. i intensely dislike french cars...with a passion..

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Post by JR8 » Thu, 30 Jun 2011 6:06 am

Michael_A wrote:
muddyleopard wrote:embarassed to say renault megane :(
That's an understatement.. my wife has a Megane convertible... if she would let me set fire to it i would be very happy.. the french are sadly lacking when it comes to making cars.. i intensely dislike french cars...with a passion..
Agreed.... their cars are a joke.


A recent Citroen looked quite slick, but at heart they're all crap.

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Post by QRM » Thu, 30 Jun 2011 8:23 am

JR8 wrote:
Michael_A wrote:
muddyleopard wrote:embarassed to say renault megane :(
That's an understatement.. my wife has a Megane convertible... if she would let me set fire to it i would be very happy.. the french are sadly lacking when it comes to making cars.. i intensely dislike french cars...with a passion..
Agreed.... their cars are a joke.


A recent Citroen looked quite slick, but at heart they're all crap.

Have to admit to only two French cars I would have in the garage is a 2CV (crap but fun chuck around) and the Bishop and a Miss whiplash combo the crazy Citroen SM.

http://www.loudpopvoyager.com/post/4455 ... aserati-sm

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Post by Michael_A » Thu, 30 Jun 2011 9:04 am

should say ex wife.. anyway, still rather her than a french car.. i'd never admit to owning one to anyone, let alone in public.. one time i was in Italy, tried to hire a car through the hotel.. specifically told them NO french cars... the guy turns up with a Megane.. i made them take it away and went and found an Alfa!!

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Post by JR8 » Thu, 30 Jun 2011 3:50 pm

QRM wrote: Have to admit to only two French cars I would have in the garage is a 2CV (crap but fun chuck around) and the Bishop and a Miss whiplash combo the crazy Citroen SM.

http://www.loudpopvoyager.com/post/4455 ... aserati-sm

First car I ever drove was a 2CV, I think it left me scarred for life. I know what you mean about 'chucking it around'... for some reason it made many of my back seat passengers chuck up!

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Post by Michael_A » Mon, 04 Jul 2011 11:35 am

Racing at the weekend here.. some pics of one of our sponsored bikes, good results with 1st places for the round

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 04 Jul 2011 11:55 am

Nice shots!
SOME PEOPLE TRY TO TURN BACK THEIR ODOMETERS. NOT ME. I WANT PEOPLE TO KNOW WHY I LOOK THIS WAY. I'VE TRAVELED A LONG WAY, AND SOME OF THE ROADS WEREN'T PAVED. ~ Will Rogers

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Post by Michael_A » Tue, 05 Jul 2011 10:04 am

thanks SMS

The other bike from our team..

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Post by Delphino » Thu, 15 Sep 2011 11:14 am

only vespa px200!

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Post by fascination » Tue, 27 Sep 2011 4:20 am

a humble opel astra gtc. fast enough for point a to point b. 8-)
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Re: What is your Ride?

Post by newsman » Thu, 08 Dec 2011 4:01 pm

mophie wrote:care to share what is your ride?

my previous rides are,
1) Honda CBR1000RR
2) Suzuki Hayabusa
3) KIA Cerato

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