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NiallOswald

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About NiallOswald’s Garage

 

About me and my passion for cars

Been interested for a while - must dig out the photos of me looking very young at some classic car show a while ago.

Properly interested since learning to drive however.

My first car

VW Polo Mk3, 1.3 CL, White, breadvan. Put about 26k on its clock before trading it in against my Focus. Still on the road by the looks of things...

I was quite attached to it, but a drive in my sister's KA showed me how much I was missing in terms of driving experience.

Car I wish I still had

Only on my 2nd car and can't really say I miss the 1st.

Suspect I'll have something to put here in a month or so...

My dream car

Ok, how about 'cars I'd like to own and might stand some chance of actually doing so'

Volvo 242, with a stupidly powerful turbo'd Volvo red-block engine :-)

Saab 900 Turbo - black, 3-spoke wheels, factory lowered+bodykit

Saab 9000 Aero. Plus a visit to someone like Abbott or Maptun.

Volvo T5 (850R, saloon, Red, manual)

(spot a theme ;-) )

Audi S2 coupe or RS2 Avant

VW Corrado VR6

BMW M3 (E36 EVO perhaps)

Alfa GTV 3.0 V6

BMW M535i

A Focus with a decent amount of power!

Car clubs I’m in

BUMC, FFOC

Favorites

  • Car book: Something trashy by Clarkson.
  • Car magazine: Evo, Autocar, Topgear (in that order)
  • Car game: Midtown Madness

— Profile last updated: Sep 22, 2007

Date Joined Jan 15, 2007
Trophies Trophies: 8
Garage Views: 7,412
Challenges W: 0   L: 8
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Photos 29 photos in 3 albums
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we run very cheap motorsport, mainly for students at bristol university. we enjoy 12 car rallies, autotests, off-roading, karting and ofcourse curry socials.

Avon, United Kingdom

 

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Date Title
Oct 28, 2007 Autotest
Oct 19, 2007 12-Car Rally
Oct 9, 2007 Social - free Pizza!

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Mel
Feb 21, 2007 at 12:36 pm
Loving how i'm not your friend on here! tongue image
 
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kartrac3r
Jan 25, 2007 at 4:03 pm
not by choice either haha. Im hoping drop spindles with stiff springs or drop springs will do the trick when I get the time and money to resto mod it
 

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Engine fixed...

Filed under: 2001 Ford Focus (Slow-cus)

....at a cost. A cost which shall not be discussed ;-) The good news is the engine feels much happier now and pulls more enthusiastically and smoothly below 3000rpm. The clutch and slave cylinder were replaced at the same time, and the clutch action has...

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The Cambelt Story

I would have told it, but the bloody website ate my typing! Grr! I knew I should have done it in Word first!! When I need to kill some time I'll type it up again.

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