Cars I have owned
 
There's a couple of cars missing from the list until I search through the loft for old pics
       
Vauxhall Magnum 1800

My second car

Had many adventures in this car
Broke 2 halfshafts
1 diff
1 gearbox
2 front crossmembers

Ended up crashing and righting it off
Magnum
Magnum Engine
Modifications

Rebuilt 2.3 Engine fitted
Head work
Uprated cam
Bottom end lightened and balanced
Twin 45 DCOE Webers

I rate this car 6/10
Magnum Engine Parts
 
 
Ford Capri 3000GXL

Many more adventures in this car
Fast in straight line, brakes were bad
Broke 3 halfshafts
1 gearbox
Stripped teeth off timing gear = bang

Beat police defective steering charge in court :-)
Ford Capri 3000GXL
Ford Capri 3000GXL Drag racing
Modifications

Reprofiled Cam
Holley 4 Barrel Carb
Lowered 2"

I rate this car 7/10
Ford Capri 3000GXL Drag Racing Time Ticket
 
 
Ford RS2000 Mk2

2nd favorite car I have owned
Handled like a dream
Engine was on its last legs
Had some corrosion in sills
Ford RS2000
Ford RS2000
Modifications

Highly modified by previous owners
Lots of engine work
Bilstein suspension
Strut tops modified for extra camber

I rate this car 8/10
Ford RS2000
 
 
Austin Mini Cooper S

Very 'chuckable'
10" wheels
Exellent fun
Not very quick
Noisy and bumpy
Mini Cooper S
Mini Cooper S
Modifications

Restored and modified by previous owner
Standard engine
Full roll cage
Stripped out interior

I rate this car 7/10
Mini Cooper S
Mini Cooper S
 
 
Ford XR2

Not very quick
CVH engine lacked top end power
handled well
Reliable

Owned for 10 years
Ford XR2
Ford XR2
Modifications

Standard engine
Jetex Fully Exhaust System
7 Spoke Wheels
ICE install - 12" sub, 460amps

I rate this car 8/10
 
 
Vauxhall Corsa 1.5TD

Slow
Economical (Average 49mpg over 10 years)
Reliable

Sensible family car
Vauxhall Corsa 1.5TD
Vauxhall Corsa 1.5TD
Modifications

Increased Boost
De-cat
Alloy Wheels
lowered/Uprated suspension
ICE install - 12" sub, 500amps

I rate this car 8/10 as it was so reliable
 
 
Ford Mondeo Zetec S 2.0 TDCI

Big
handled good for a big car
Un-Reliable :-(

Pity design has so many known problems:
Injectors
Fuel Pump
Rear subframe bushed
Dual Mass flywheel
Eats tyres
Ford Mondeo Zetec S
Ford Mondeo Zetec S
Modifications

Tuning Box
Induction Kit
Footwell Lights
Rear interior lights
Rear parking sensors
Auto dimming mirror

I rate this car 6/10 as it was so un-reliable
Ford Mondeo Zetec S
Ford Mondeo Zetec S
 
 
VTEC Powered Mini

One of my ex-toys
Built over 2 years
Wolf in sheeps clothing
145bhp @ wheels without nitrous

Did not want to invest more money into it so sold
VTEC Powered Mini
VTEC Powered Mini
Modifications

1.6 VTEC Engine
Watsons subframe kit
WON Nitrous kit (50bhp)
To many to list

I rate this car 9/10 as it was so fun to drive
VTEC Powered Mini
VTEC Powered Mini
 
 
Vauxhall Corsa 1.5/1.7TD

Reliable
Economical
1.7TD transplant helped performance

Interesting project
Corsa 1.7TD
Corsa 1.7TD
Modifications

1.7TD engine fitted
Increased Boost
Intercooler
Water/methanol injection
Big front brake conversion
Lowered/uprated suspension

I rate this car 8/10 as it was an interesting project
Engine picture
 
 
Skoda Fabia VRS

Engine Torque
Economical
Reliable

Does everything well
Fabia VRS
Fabia VRS
Modifications

Shark re-map
EGR Delete
PD160 Intake pipe
Uprated clutch
Rear anti-roll bar
312mm Front brake upgrade
Uprated front consule bushes
'Pikey' wheel arch vent
'Elephant' hose mod
Snooper

I rate this car 9.5/10 as its good at everything
Fabia VRS
Fabia VRS
Fabia VRS
Fabia VRS
       

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