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15/16yrs old i started off with a mk2 astra, like this but without the alloys

http://img33.imageshack.us/img33/6149/mycar5s.jpg

 

got the vauxhall bug so i got given a mk1 nova. was going to buy it but some thick twocer tried to steal it and failed so i got it for free.

same as this but with astra gte alloys

http://i42.tinypic.com/1tljef.jpg

 

got bored of being in a poverty spec car so bought my sisters mk5b lx. kept it for 6 months or so and decided to buy an astravan for work and sell the escort.

 

2004 i missed the escort so much i went out and bought another. cat d write off supllied with everything i needed bar the slam panel.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v76/rob85/encore/escy08.jpg

ended up like this.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v76/rob85/encore/09793822.jpg

 

wheres the power??? bought a 1.8si off brothers mate to satisfy me

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v76/rob85/si/SA400010.jpg

 

got bored of the 1.8 and transplanted a 2l. spent alot of time and money and was by far the best handling 2wd car ive had. i did all the work myself including the engine swap and painting. learnt alot and made very little mistakes thanks to this site. 2l zetec and tb, 1.8 ecu and maf

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v76/rob85/si/dc38b25d.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v76/rob85/si/02012007044.jpg

 

sold the mk6, bought a project. was mint on the outside, just a shame it needed to much for me to do underneith.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v76/rob85/02012007040.jpg

 

replaced the astravan with this.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v76/rob85/SA400075.jpg

 

bought this. mmm v6 goodness, can see dads van in their too.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v76/rob85/mondeo/13012008048.jpg

 

sold escortvan, bought a transit

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v76/rob85/09022008077.jpg

 

sold the mondeo and bought ricks old 2l escort. full electric inside complete 2l transplant

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v76/rob85/lx/SA400073.jpg

 

this came up forsale, insurance was under a grand so i just had o have it.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v76/rob85/20082008136.jpg

whats that i spy! est 280-300hp and the only car i regret selling but couldnt get insurance for under two grand second time round. still it gave me a years worth of fun.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v76/rob85/30082008164.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v76/rob85/impreza/DSC00263.jpg

 

bought an early mk2 golf gti 8v. the ones where they used the same style doors as the mk1 golf.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v76/rob85/DSC00552.jpg

 

dub scene didnt suit me so i went for a nice modern mg!

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v76/rob85/zr/DSC00724.jpg

 

as the mg was so well behaved and reliable i needed a second car so bought another mg, zs this time. never let me down in the 18 months i had it, comuting 70 miles a day 5 days one week 6 days next.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v76/rob85/Mobile%20Uploads/IMG-20130615-00326.jpg

 

bought a bike to play with and company i was working for went tits up thanks to the irish inland revenue so decided to do the sensible thing and sell the cars and keep the bike :pancake: 160 miles to a full tank ( £18 ish ) under 150 fully comp and 140 - 150 at a push

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v76/rob85/Mobile%20Uploads/IMG-20130309-00248.jpg

 

trying to commute in the snow we had last year made me think i needed another car so bought this for cheap due to dented bodywork.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v76/rob85/Mobile%20Uploads/IMG-20130727-00381.jpg

 

fitted 205 gti alloys and bought another doner car for body panels, magnex exhaust and lowered sus. allso sold the blue bike and bought a silver one!

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v76/rob85/Mobile%20Uploads/IMG-20131013-00526.jpg

 

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v76/rob85/Mobile%20Uploads/IMG-20130921-00493.jpg

 

im in the middle of upgrading the front calipers and hel braided lines. i dont think i'll ever stop modding.

 

and there we have it. my ten years or so of history. going to keep with 2 wheels now and if all goes to plan will have another escort van instead of the saxo.

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