Learned in a mark2 escort , the instructor used to say thing's like
" look in the mirror , it's not just for shaving in "
"no point accelerating into a corner just to brake "
These phrases are still with me .
Passed first time , jeez 27 years ago .
On a side note , my dad used to say
" you'll be a year driving before you get the hang of it "
He was so right , at the time I was sceptical .
I learned to drive in my dads 1979 Dihatsu Charade G10. It turned out to be my first car too. I loved it and was sick when I sold it for £250. It was more rust than metal but I heard lately rust is lighter than carbon fibre...
I learned in a 1997 opel corsa 1.2l. It even had power steering but no central locking. It had the softest suspension I have even seen! Driving rough roads was like being on a small boat, including cornering!
I've configured myself a similar QV a few times before checking my Lotto tickets.
Start price now looks like €73k, not €100k. Did I miss a giant price drop or is it a mistake do you think?
Even with the addition of fancy paint...
Please use this thread for discussing any cars, parts, cars being broken etc for sale (or free to a good home).
This thread can also be used for wanted items.
Also I'll keep the following post updated with a list of cars being broken which might be useful to anyone looking for...
Just received my insurance renewal today, for alfa gtv 1997.full comp with full no claims bonus 587€:censored:OR 470€third party f and t.. up 30% on last year:furious::furious::furious::furious::furious:+ road Tax @ 720€ per year
OK I think its about time that we had a chat thread in the Irish Lounge :)
Hopefully this will help keep some of the other threads in here on topic ;)
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