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Re: Your first car
« Reply #15 on: September 05, 2007, 09:52:15 AM »
Blimey. I am on my 4th ever car at age of 53. I tend to run them into the ground.

Lulu the Renault
Horace the Vauxhall Astra
Klaus the Golf
Betsy the Focus
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Re: Your first car
« Reply #16 on: September 05, 2007, 10:15:27 AM »
Austin 1300 (VOY 832S)
Austin Allegro 1300  redface:
Austin Allegro 1300  redface:
Mk IV Cortina 2l GL
Vauxhall Cavalier 2l
Saab 900 2 door
Saab 900 4 door
Saab 9000S
Rover Sterling
TR6
Mitsubishi 3000GT
Mercedes C180 ( redface: long story)
Jaguar XJR
Jaguar XJR
Mitsubishi Pajero
Mitsubishi L200

Plus, alongside some of those?

Honda CBR600
Honda CBR1000
Kawasaki ZX6
Kawasaki ZX9
Aprillia RSV1000

Plus, in there somewhere Mrs. Barman's cars...

Metro MG Turbo
Some Peugot Repmobile
Mitsubishi Shogun
Mitsubishi Shogun
Lotus Elan
Lexus iS200
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Re: Your first car
« Reply #17 on: September 05, 2007, 10:23:47 AM »
Ford Prefect (1949) as previously mentioned
Then
Triumph Herald (Half Shares with RAF mate)
Mini 850
Mini "Countryman" (the Tudor half timbered job)
Mini 1000
1100
1500 Maxi  redface:
Escort
A series of "Company Cars" too numerous to mention that covers a period of about 15 years (about one every two years) mainly Fords ranging from Escort to Consul and for one glorious year a Capri GT that was meant for the MD but he didn't like it so took my Consul instead.
Renault 4
Renault 12
Jag XJ (Mk2)
Mini 850
Citroen
Fiesta XR2
More company Cars (Mainly Mondeo or Vectra, changed annually at the whim of Transport manager) for 6 years
Kept the Fiesta though as it became Wife's car
BMW 5 Series Tourer (Estate to you and me)
Vauxhall Zafira
Citroen Picaso (Currently) ~ Wife now has Vauxhall Corsa (having parted, reluctantly, with the Fiesta)
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Re: Your first car
« Reply #18 on: September 05, 2007, 11:34:13 AM »
Click on here: http://www.vehiclelicence.gov.uk/EvlPortalApp/application;JSESSIONID_EvlPortalApp=GpT4nj12LhcHm9kg215yrDdTxVPsksPTyfsFNFCglcPXhlGnFpJq!947739658!1902050365?origin=vnav_bar.jsp&event=bea.portal.framework.internal.refresh&pageid=Vehicle+Enquiry


and then 'vehicle enquiry' (3 down on the left) to see if any of your old motors are still on the road.
Just done yours MG, and sadly it shows no records, so it's probably well gone to the great scrap heap in the sky. sad32:
Shame, as THAT would probably be worth a couple of grand now, even as a non runner requiring renovation. Old shape Mini's are fetching ridiculously high prices. eeek:


The above will probably show 'timed out'. Just click on the home page to re-instate it.

Can I shorten that link without bolloxing it up? crash:
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Re: Your first car
« Reply #19 on: September 05, 2007, 11:36:48 AM »
Click on here http://www.vehiclelicence.gov.uk/EvlPortalApp/application;JSESSIONID_EvlPortalApp=GpT4nj12LhcHm9kg215yrDdTxVPsksPTyfsFNFCglcPXhlGnFpJq!947739658!1902050365?origin=vnav_bar.jsp&event=bea.portal.framework.internal.refresh&pageid=Vehicle+Enquiry
and then 'vehicle enquiry' to see if any of your old motors are still on the road.
Just done yours MG, and sadly it shows no records, so it's probably well gone to the great scrap heap in the sky. sad32:
Shame, as THAT would probably be worth a couple of grand now, even as a non runner requiring renovation. Old shape Mini's are fetching ridiculously high prices. eeek:


Just tried you link to check on my MkI cortina. Sadly:

Quote from: DVLA
Page Timed Out

Sorry this page has timed out and the application or declaration has been cancelled.

This can occur automatically after a period of inactivity or may be due to a network problem.

Please Note: The Back button on the browser cannot be used during a transaction. If the Back button was used the page will time out.

You can:


   Begin the application or declare SORN again.

   OR

   Apply for the tax disc or declare SORN over the phone by calling 0870 850 4444.

   OR

   Apply for a tax disc at a licence-issuing Post Office? or DVLA Local Office (as applicable for the vehicle) using the reminder (Vehicle Licence Application/SORN Declaration) or the Registration Document/Certificate together with the Insurance Certificate or Cover Note, MOT Test Certificate/ GVT Test Certificate (if applicable) and fee.


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Re: Your first car
« Reply #20 on: September 05, 2007, 11:38:47 AM »
Sorry MG. Just edited my post after you posted.
Just click on the home page and then 3 down on the left. ;)

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Re: Your first car
« Reply #21 on: September 05, 2007, 11:51:27 AM »
My 1975 Mk2 Escort 1300GL that i had and drove all over Europe back in '77.

The enquiry is complete 

 The vehicle details for JEM 100P are: 

Date of Liability  19 12 1985 
Date of First Registration  02 12 1975 
Year of Manufacture  1975 
Cylinder Capacity (cc)  1298CC 
CO2 Emissions  Not Available 
Fuel Type  Petrol 
Export Marker  Not Applicable 
Vehicle Status  Unlicensed  
Vehicle Colour  SILVER 
Vehicle Type Approval  null 
The information contained on this page is correct at the time of enquiry. 
Vehicle Excise Duty Rate for vehicle     
6 Months Rate  ?63.25 
12 Months Rate  ?115.00 


I assume it's off the road rotting away somewhere then, and has been since 1985.
Wish I'd transrerred that reg. number now. ::)
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Re: Your first car
« Reply #22 on: September 05, 2007, 12:03:46 PM »
My TR6 is unlicenced too...  cry:
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Re: Your first car
« Reply #23 on: September 05, 2007, 12:07:41 PM »
My TR6 is unlicenced too...  cry:

Is it still showing on the records though? If that's the case then it's probably still 'alive' although off the road.
P'raps it just having some more renovation werk done? happy088

I'm not too sure if it comes up as 'no trace' if that actually means 'scrapped' tbh. rubschin:

Anyone 'in the know'?
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Re: Your first car
« Reply #24 on: September 05, 2007, 12:10:27 PM »
My TR6 is unlicenced too...  cry:

Is it still showing on the records though? If that's the case then it's probably still 'alive' although off the road.
P'raps it just having some more renovation werk done? happy088
I spent enough on it to last the rest of its life (as Mrs. Barman keeps reminding me).  noooo:
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Re: Your first car
« Reply #25 on: September 05, 2007, 12:14:38 PM »
Just done a check on that Vitesse I posted a piccy of yesterday:

The enquiry is complete 

 The vehicle details for DDT 456H are: 

Date of Liability  01 08 1997  
Date of First Registration  21 05 1970 
Year of Manufacture  Not Available 
Cylinder Capacity (cc)  1998CC 
CO2 Emissions  Not Available 
Fuel Type  Petrol 
Export Marker  Not Applicable 
Vehicle Status  Unlicensed  
Vehicle Colour  RED 
Vehicle Type Approval  null 
The information contained on this page is correct at the time of enquiry.


Hasn't been taxed for over 10 years

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Re: Your first car
« Reply #26 on: September 05, 2007, 12:20:36 PM »
My TR6 is unlicenced too...  cry:


Don't fret Barman. It's simply not taxed:

Date of Liability  01 04 1996 
Date of First Registration  01 05 1973 
Year of Manufacture  1973 
Cylinder Capacity (cc)  2498CC 
CO2 Emissions  Not Available 
Fuel Type  Petrol 
Export Marker  Not Applicable 
Vehicle Status  Unlicensed


It'll be sitting in a museum or garage somewhere, being trailored around to various classic car shows probably.
Can't you trace it through the owners club p'raps? rubschin:

I think I'll join the Escort owners forum to see if i can trace my old Mk2 seeing as it's still showing on the records.

Bought 1/18th scale model of it whilst at the Coventry Motor Museum last Sunday. Same colour and 3 doors too. IT is a Ghia though, not a GL.
Looks bloody brilliant sitting on top of the telly. cloud9:

Mrs Growler doesn't agree though. ::)


TOUGH SHIT! It's staying there. 8)
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Re: Your first car
« Reply #27 on: September 05, 2007, 12:21:54 PM »
Date of Liability  01 04 1996  
Date of First Registration  01 05 1973  
Year of Manufacture  1973  
Cylinder Capacity (cc)  2498CC  
CO2 Emissions  Not Available  
Fuel Type  Petrol  
Export Marker  Not Applicable  
Vehicle Status  Unlicensed  
Vehicle Colour  RED  
Vehicle Type Approval  null  

The TR6 hasn't been taxed since I did it last...  noooo:
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Re: Your first car
« Reply #28 on: September 05, 2007, 12:27:13 PM »
Date of Liability  01 04 1996  
Date of First Registration  01 05 1973  
Year of Manufacture  1973  
Cylinder Capacity (cc)  2498CC  
CO2 Emissions  Not Available  
Fuel Type  Petrol  
Export Marker  Not Applicable  
Vehicle Status  Unlicensed  
Vehicle Colour  RED  
Vehicle Type Approval  null  

The TR6 hasn't been taxed since I did it last...  noooo:

Well who did you sell it to? Can't you get in touch to find out how it is?

Sorry, sad as some may think I am, I'd be wanting to know after all the time love and money I'd heaped upon it.
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Re: Your first car
« Reply #29 on: September 05, 2007, 12:33:49 PM »
Date of Liability  01 04 1996  
Date of First Registration  01 05 1973  
Year of Manufacture  1973  
Cylinder Capacity (cc)  2498CC  
CO2 Emissions  Not Available  
Fuel Type  Petrol  
Export Marker  Not Applicable  
Vehicle Status  Unlicensed  
Vehicle Colour  RED  
Vehicle Type Approval  null  

The TR6 hasn't been taxed since I did it last...  noooo:

Well who did you sell it to? Can't you get in touch to find out how it is?

Sorry, sad as some may think I am, I'd be wanting to know after all the time love and money I'd heaped upon it.
I sold it to some bloke on ebay ? I?m not going to contact him in case it all fell apart or something?  whistle:
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