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Postposted on Fri Sep 26, 2003 7:52 pm

YBK, patto is 17... Without meaning to condescend, he doesn't yet know how to be careful on the roads...

And a 1.9 is much more than plenty enough for him IMHO,
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Postposted on Fri Sep 26, 2003 8:06 pm

IntelMole wrote:YBK, patto is 17... Without meaning to condescend, he doesn't yet know how to be careful on the roads...

And a 1.9 is much more than plenty enough for him IMHO,
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Yeh I agree, taking the age into account.

I have a dude who claims to drive his relative's supra. I think that's a very fast car. lol. The dude is only 14. I bet he is telling a load of crap though. :lol:
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Postposted on Sat Sep 27, 2003 1:54 pm

put it this way hes already nearly crashed his mums car into a bus. Put it this way im one for a motorbike there kewl. I wish you could drive earlier in this coutry dad lets me do the gears in his seat allambra and in mum ford focus 1.5l its alrite and i find it really easy the prob is he cant let me do it infront of my sis whose 16 cos she wants to do it and shes tried once and stalled the car 14 times :S she was only doing it for and hour to !!!!
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Postposted on Sat Sep 27, 2003 2:33 pm

Blimey, I would never let someone else do the gears while I was driving. But then I do live in London and the traffic is always too dense.
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Postposted on Sat Sep 27, 2003 3:08 pm

AENIMA wrote:thanks for the compliment on my lady. so what happened with you and imi? is it something that I should PM you about or is it ok to talk about it on this thread?


Hi there. No, it's alrgiht mate, ask away, no need to PM me, believe it or not we're mates now again anyway.

imi wrote:put it this way hes already nearly crashed his mums car into a bus.


No I ain't, It's called Precision driving. I was overtaking a parked car while a bus was travelling in the oppoise direction. There was a 2ft overall seperating distance between the side of the car and bus.....plenty of room. My mum's car is a 9 year old (L Reg) Ford Escort 1.6LX.

imi wrote:mum ford focus 1.5l its alrite


It isn't possilble to obtain Forcus's with that engine capacity, thoes cars are avaliable in 1.4 (75bhp), 1.6 (100bhp), 1.8 (115bhp), and 2.0 (136bhp) petrol forms and a 1.8Tdi (90bhp). It's also avalaible in a 215bhp 2.0 RS Turbo form!

IntelMole wrote:For a 17 year old, a 1.9 is way way OTT, you will crash that within a year mate.


Hi. I keep to speed limits religously, and I consider myself a very careful driver, I'm not a boy racer. My parents are perfectly fine with the fact I've opted for a large deisel Engine. It has 90bhp, and 285lb/ft of touque, which yes it pretty powerful, but I wouldn't consider OTT.

AntiMagicMan wrote:My god, your insurance bill will be through the roof. I've been trying to insure a Rover Metro 1.1S for the last few months, the best quote I got was £2200.


I've managed to get an insurance quote of £1750 from Robert Sprays Insurnace, if your interested, Third Party Fire and theft. I'll be keeping the car for at least three years. The other night I made a spread sheet of costs between this 306 1.9Tdi and a Saxo 1.1i (I'll send you the spreadsheet if anyones interested?). The Peugeot would cost me around £150 more to run over a three year period, which I think is well worth spending that little bit extra and getting a much better car. Remember, the 1.9Tdi is capable of 50-60mpg, compared to the 40-45mpg of the Saxo 1.1i. I've reasearched into many cars, and I've gotta say, the 306 has come out tops for me. I'll be also using my car for work purposes, I'll be covering around 200-300 miles a week, so I reckon a 306 1.9Tdi is certainly worth it.

YBK wrote:A 1.9 litre engine isn't that fast. If you are careful everything should be fine.


I wouldn't say a 1.9Tdi is slow, but I agree with the point you are making. Because I've been driving my parents 1.6LX Ford Escort, I'm pretty used to driving pretty poky cars, so a 1.9Tdi should be no problem.
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Postposted on Sat Sep 27, 2003 4:01 pm

u know wot hate about lads? they always think us girls no nothing about there world however im sure i could tell u more about a car engine then most of u
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Postposted on Sat Sep 27, 2003 4:38 pm

Good for you, the concept on the workings behind an internal combustion engine isn't that hard to understand. You still can't get a Forcus with a 1500cc engine in it though.
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Postposted on Sat Sep 27, 2003 5:14 pm

AENIMA wrote:wanna know something scary, I got to meet HowardTDrake, Eckslax, Nator, and Looking for knowlege!!!! and Chris (HowardTDrake) talks to my GF when she is over at my house!!! he is quite a gentleman.


:oops: Thanks for the compliment :)
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Postposted on Sat Sep 27, 2003 6:14 pm

I drive an RS Turbo 8)
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Postposted on Sun Sep 28, 2003 4:52 am

Cool! What RS Turbo do you drive? Escort, Seiera, Focus, etc?
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Postposted on Sun Sep 28, 2003 5:41 am

Its an Escort RS Turbo Series II, in white :) Its been in the family since new...i remember looking at it in my uncles garage when i was 7 and i wanted it ever since. Finally, at 22 its mine! Its gonna get its weekly clean today, what with being white it attracts dirt quickly. Ive not modded it at all, its in perfect condition and i want to keep it that way...apparently theyre worth more to the RS collectors if theyre in showroom mode :wink:
When the turbo kicks in...well its hard to describe. Have to watch out for the damn speed cameras that are popping up everywhere :evil:
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Postposted on Sun Sep 28, 2003 6:20 am

....LOL, cool, it sounds pretty impressive. I know someone who has an Escort MKII rally car, that has been created from a standard 1600cc engined MKII escort. Infact it's the guy I work with at Tricoms brother, I'll have to get him to write the details of it down so I can post on here to show you. It's pretty impressive, I think I racall it's 0-100-0mph time being something like 10.5 seconds! Not sure, but I'll get the details to you soon! I have another mate who was in my year at school too. His dad had a Mitsubishi Lancer Evo4 (one of my favourite cars btw!), which he used for Rally! Everything was stripped out of it except for the essencials. It had been tuned from the stock 280bhp to a gusty 300bhp, and the car bearly weighed a metric Ton! It's 0-60mph time was 4.0 (McLaren F1's is 3.2) seconds! The reason I'm talking in past tense, is because the car is now dead, he had a 5th gear 120+mph crash in a Rally! He hit a bump at an angle, ploughed into a tree and flipped the car 4 times! The thing also had anti-lag, that's where fuel is still injected into the engine even when the throttle is laxed, so that when the power is reapplied, there is no lag in reaching the engines peak power output (it's also where the exhause pipe spits fire, which is illegal on public roads, good job he could swtich it off with a switch)! It also had a dump valve, this is designed to keep the turbine in the turbo spinning when the throttle is laxed, as the engine stucks rather than blows when no power is applied, and in normal circumstances this would stop the turbo dead, but the dump valve is designed to release the pressure within the turbo so that the turbine can continue spinning under its own momentum so that when power is reallplied, just like the anti-lag, the turbo is running as it's maximum more or less straight away, without having to gain momentum from a stanstill again. Anyway, here's some pictures of the beast. On one picture you will see me standing next to it, because the guy took me out a ride in it! I was only 14 at the time on the picture, lol. I'll also try and get some pictures of the car who has the Escort MKII.
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Postposted on Sun Sep 28, 2003 10:26 am

awwwww tweet frankie lol. Shame hes not tht sweet nemore :wink: no offence but i h8 cars and tht one of ur m8s is kinda ugly but then agen a like bikes so lol :P
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Postposted on Sun Sep 28, 2003 12:53 pm

Cheers.
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Postposted on Sun Sep 28, 2003 1:56 pm

ur still against me aint ya?
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Postposted on Sun Sep 28, 2003 2:12 pm

imi, what was it that happened with pattouk that made you guys not be friends for (a short while)? im just asking because me and ashley are running into all of these relationship issues. :cry:
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Postposted on Sun Sep 28, 2003 3:19 pm

one tip there worth it. Well lol rite now im annoyed with him and him with me cos my rabbit had a stroke in my arms and i was really upset and he decided to tlk me well i was really upset and he found out it was a bad move and before that i was out and logged into msn and he thought i wasnt talking to him i just hope all this is worth it in the end. The worrying thing is its a love hate relationshhip and theu seem to work besy :P
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Postposted on Sun Sep 28, 2003 3:25 pm

imi wrote:ur still against me aint ya?


No. I think the world of you, but you don't appreciated that. I'm just refusing to converse with you while your being like you are towards me.

AENIMA wrote:imi, what was it that happened with pattouk that made you guys not be friends for (a short while)? im just asking because me and ashley are running into all of these relationship issues.


What kind of issues mate? A lot of our two problem was parents, because of the age difference, but at the minute Colette is simply throwing the spanner in every conversation I try and have with her. Just the other night I was telling her how I'm gonna take her out when I get mi wheels, and all she had to say was basically that I'm not a good driver and she don't trust me. She's never seen me driver ever, so whats it to her to judge me. She judges me too early and she simply underestimates my capabilities, it isn't just related to this, but it always been an overal problem and it breaks my heart. All I ever want to do is be happy and everyone around me to be as happy as possible too. I try my best with her, but she throws it back in my face, and I hate it. She knows what buttons to press to wind me up and she just carries on with it.
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Postposted on Sun Sep 28, 2003 4:09 pm

I try my best with her, but she throws it back in my face, and I hate it. She knows what buttons to press to wind me up and she just carries on with it.


Almost sounds like a married couple. :lol:
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Postposted on Sun Sep 28, 2003 4:13 pm

Since it matters so much to Pattouk2001, I can confirm that his 0-100-0 time for the MKII is spot on.

Picture here for anybody interested:
http://www.amgethin.btinternet.co.uk/Dsc00065small.jpg

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Postposted on Sun Sep 28, 2003 4:39 pm

What an ugly colour. And I'm colour blind!

btw, what are those four white things on the bumper?
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Postposted on Sun Sep 28, 2003 6:23 pm

pattouk2001 wrote:
imi wrote:put it this way hes already nearly crashed his mums car into a bus.


No I ain't, It's called Precision driving.


Man, but I've GOTTA remember that one :lol:,
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Postposted on Sun Sep 28, 2003 10:33 pm

yeah, my lady likes to critisize my driving too :( and I dont drive around with her all that often. ashley will do the same thing with attacking little things that I do. but what is currently going on is a little different. alot of people seem to want to date her besides me, and they arent being quiet about it. this kid keeps trying to take her out on dates and buy her expensive things and its making me mad. ashley does understand why it would make me mad so she accepts the guys offers. but we went to the mall today and I think things are getting better :D
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Postposted on Sun Sep 28, 2003 10:54 pm

A social life can become complicated. That is why I avoid having one. :wink:
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Postposted on Mon Sep 29, 2003 2:11 am

Hi. Thanks for that Dr.G. That MKII can do 0-100-0mph in 10.5 seconds, whereas it takes our family car, a MKVI Escort (L reg) 1.6LX (90bhp) 11.4 seconds just to reach 60mph! Btw guys, Dr.G is the guy I work with at Tricom, he's a great pal. He's the person I've learned a lot of stuff I know from, but we still have our odd disagreements :wink: .

AENIMA wrote:alot of people seem to want to date her besides me, and they arent being quiet about it. this kid keeps trying to take her out on dates and buy her expensive things and its making me mad


Cool, loads of guys like her because she's goegeous mate. Anyway, that's beside the point. This kid obviously likes her, so it might be an idea to confront him (not aggressively however, just talk to him) and explain to him that she's yours, and that he can be friends with her if he likes, but thats as far as it goes. I take it you've already spoken to your lady, but if not, it would be a good idea to.

AENIMA wrote:ashley does understand why it would make me mad so she accepts the guys offers


This matie especially with the condition you've got I can fully understand how you feel. This can be totally mis-inerprited. Even thought it may seem she's trying to wind you up by accepting these guys gifts, she may just be accepting them as a friend simply so she doesn't upset the guy by not accepting his "expensive gifts". I for one, even when I was still with Colette, would still accept another girls gifts, simply because they are a matie and I would not want to upset them by throwing the gift back in their face. Again, this is possibly something you need to talk to her about, but as I say, don't be aggressive, just sit and talk mate. Good Luck anyway mate.

AENIMA wrote:but we went to the mall today and I think things are getting better


Good good :wink: . Brings back some memories of my own there mate too.
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Postposted on Mon Sep 29, 2003 6:09 am

Should a relationship fail, i have one piece of advice: -

The best way to get over someone is to get under someone

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Postposted on Mon Sep 29, 2003 6:14 am

LOL Fallbay99 that's a great advice :D but I have to admit it doesn't work quite well for me (but again I'm a man and thus don't have problem discerning between love and sex)
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Postposted on Mon Sep 29, 2003 1:15 pm

well loves life isnt it guys? Right now im single and im planning on staying it but then again i said that when me and frankie split up. Right now i feel really awful im being bullied at school and my rabbits really ill im being attacked with all school work and problems with mates well you dont get you rewards for being clever. I cried for 30 minutes tonight and i just want to escape at the moment but one problem is i cant tell people without it getting out. I mean now ive told you lot theres a chance frrankie will tell some one not that i doubt him. Put it this way when hes driving itll be great for him and me at least theyll be no going behind backs
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Postposted on Mon Sep 29, 2003 3:13 pm

Cricky me Col. Your still suffering from this problem of not communicating with me. If I'd of known of what's going off then I would of been somewhat more forgiving and understanding! I think you need to talk to your mum about whats going off or a teacher. Bullyings totally out of order! I think me and you are going to have to have a talk about things when we get a minute. Nice to see you have a different view of mi driving too Col. Judge me when you've seen me drive, not before mi dear.
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Postposted on Mon Sep 29, 2003 4:03 pm

Col, throughout the majority of my school life I'd been bullied... the memories of having hurtful pictures of me drawn for the whole class to see are still there, the number of insults I withstood went into the thousands, if not tens of thousands... but I'm still here.

Sticks and stones may break your bones, but that's about as far as the saying is still true. Names will hurt you. You need to find a way to deal with it.

My way - and this is my way, find your own - was to just laugh it off, and eventually it just doesn't hurt any more. But despite that, I changed a little as well. Try not to think of the change as giving in to social pressure, I didn't. But I saw that sometimes, as much as I hate to admit it, they WERE right about some things.

I see it this way, you have two options with bullying. One is to fold, the other is to focus. If you fold, they win. If you focus, they get bored (and they do, trust me), and you will be a better person for it.

Bottom line: I understand. And I'm sure that patto does too.
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