What car did you learn to drive in?

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Re: What car did you learn to drive in?

Postby franfran » Wed Oct 21, 2015 7:35 am

iloveoldcars wrote:that's true i can't remember the last time i saw a ford KA


Neither can I. I don't think I've seen one this year.....
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Re: What car did you learn to drive in?

Postby Plane Jane » Fri Jan 01, 2016 9:25 pm

It was a VW Golf, dark blue, in 1990.

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Re: What car did you learn to drive in?

Postby lesleyberry » Sun Jan 03, 2016 12:36 am

Red Ford Escort

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Re: What car did you learn to drive in?

Postby Morris Minor » Mon Mar 13, 2017 1:57 pm

Mark I Austin 1800.

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Re: What car did you learn to drive in?

Postby bmelissa545 » Sun Aug 27, 2017 4:47 pm

An ooooold school Saturn with crank windows. The AC didn't work either haha good times.

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Re: What car did you learn to drive in?

Postby Debbie1980 » Wed Oct 11, 2017 9:09 pm

The car I learned to drive in was a red Ford Escort back in 1995

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Re: What car did you learn to drive in?

Postby louise_heels » Wed Oct 11, 2017 9:11 pm

Debbie1980 wrote:The car I learned to drive in was a red Ford Escort back in 1995


Was it ok to drive Debbie? I started in a Renault Clio, then a Vauxhall Corsa
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Re: What car did you learn to drive in?

Postby Debbie1980 » Wed Oct 11, 2017 9:15 pm

louise_heels wrote:
Debbie1980 wrote:The car I learned to drive in was a red Ford Escort back in 1995


Was it ok to drive Debbie? I started in a Renault Clio, then a Vauxhall Corsa
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Yeh it was Louise. I ended up using the same car for almost 5 years after x

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Re: What car did you learn to drive in?

Postby chokelovers » Thu Oct 12, 2017 7:58 am

Hi,

Were the Escort and the Renault Clio easy to start up when it was cold ?

Thanks, Nathalie

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Re: What car did you learn to drive in?

Postby Morris Minor » Fri Oct 13, 2017 12:06 pm

Debbie1980 wrote:The car I learned to drive in was a red Ford Escort back in 1995


I drove an Escort in the late 1970s, except it was metallic green with a beige vinyl roof. Rather a nice car at the time.

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Re: What car did you learn to drive in?

Postby ChristinaIsHere » Mon Dec 04, 2017 12:23 am

A 1970's orange hatchback Ford Pinto, I was 7 or 8 steering, you know I believe I was younger about the steering, 11 when I was driving, 16 driving alone. I could turn off the key and it would still run. No accidents involving other cars or people thus far.

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Re: What car did you learn to drive in?

Postby Foyttracy » Sat May 26, 2018 11:05 am

Toyota

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Re: What car did you learn to drive in?

Postby Foyttracy » Sat May 26, 2018 11:07 am

I remembered my tutor, will sit beside me while I drive round the field, gradually progressing to driving on the road.

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Re: What car did you learn to drive in?

Postby secretary1 » Fri Jun 01, 2018 3:46 pm

BrianS wrote:Austin A40 of about 1960 (not the earlier A40 Somerset or Devon from the 1950s - I'm not that old! :) Like the Triumph Herald it was much favoured by driving schools. Compact in size it had the useful feature of a nearly vertical rear so that there was very little "car" beyond the back window.

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me it was a caprice 1975

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Re: What car did you learn to drive in?

Postby secretary1 » Fri Jun 01, 2018 3:48 pm

louise_heels wrote:
natashaspiner wrote:Keep in mind I'm Canadian,so most here won't know what car I'll be referring to.
I learned on my moms 1980? Mercury Zypher.It was baby blue,and was auto.
Nice mid-sized car for a young girl to learn on,although it was horrid in the snow.
Natasha.


Hi Natasha,

i'd no idea what that car was so I looked it up, looks like quite a big car for something called mid size but I know you have things bigger in Canada than we do in the uk. I learned on a tiny ford KA, a small supermini car but it was ok. Way better than the deisel vauxhall my instructor also used for a spell!!

Why was the mercury horrid, horrid in snow did you say??
Louise x


Yes mine was a caprice 1975 big car


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