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what was your first car?

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Allan

Allan Report 24 Jan 2013 22:11

Learnt to drive in the family Ford Popular. It was the low-line one, three forward gears with no synchromesh between first and second gear. Had to double declutch when changing down.

My first car was a mini-van, cost me fifty pounds. Great car but did have a few problems. Then I traded it in on a clapped out Hillman Imp, also a great little car.

McB

McB Report 24 Jan 2013 22:05

Rover P5, the same one that the queen had/has.

Andrew

Andrew Report 24 Jan 2013 21:58

Learnt to drive in my mums Fiat 500 -the original model. Painfully slow. Would be worth a fortune now.

My first car was a 1963 Triumph Herald 12/50. Was still at school. Surprising how many friends you had when it was raining at home time.

Andy

Mauatthecoast

Mauatthecoast Report 24 Jan 2013 21:52

Blue Ford Anglia 1100 1963 bought in 1972 for £85

Happy days driving to Cornwall for camping holidays with the family :-D and everything onboard but the kitchen sink ;-) :-D

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 24 Jan 2013 21:34

first car we had was a 1935 Morris 8 which cost £35 TG9044

GlitterBaby

GlitterBaby Report 24 Jan 2013 21:27

Ford Anglia 1200cc 1963

Bought it in 1972

Brenda from Wales

Brenda from Wales Report 24 Jan 2013 21:24

First car was a 2 litre1938 MG saloon bought in 1957 for £32 at auction.
Walnut and chrome fascia .I lined the roof with red velvet.It had tappets that we had to measure to see if they were so many thous apart.Had a lot of fun and quite a few problems.
Wish I had it now ..would be worth something...but I still have the mascot which we found was a Rolls Royce one...didn't know at time...the Spirit of Ecstasy....which is worth a bit,.We took it off when we found out what it was as the car was left outside.
I found a picture of it on the net.

jax

jax Report 24 Jan 2013 21:22

The first car I bought, but boyfriend drove it as I had'nt passed my test....was also a mini clubman estate in blue sliding windows and long gear stick. First car I bought for me was a Hillman Imp, loved that little car had it resprayed black to make it look sporty :-D

Dawnieher3headaches

Dawnieher3headaches Report 24 Jan 2013 21:10

Used to drive mums when I first passed that was a Talbot Horizon but first car I bought was a Mini Clubman estate in blue.

WHat was yours?

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