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Its to do with the calibration of the flux capacitor :lol:

haha, that Escort xr3i is class, I always wanted one but my first car was only a 1.3l, probably for the best :ph34r:

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wow that is some boom box collection. How did you got started? Does your house shakes once you have all them on for the same station? That is great.

Well i built a new shed some years back and wanted something a bit different for my music, something i couldnt afford in my youth.

I searched ebay etc got one i liked, then saw one i liked more and got that, then, well, you know how these things escalate :D

haha, that Escort xr3i is class, I always wanted one but my first car was only a 1.3l, probably for the best :ph34r:

Omg ive had my fair share of nails and sheds before i worked my way up/down to the 28 year old ford money pit :lol: to be fair its actually pretty good :)

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Well now , that XR3i strikes a chord , I had the earlier XR3 carb model with clover-leaf alloys, I put in the later XR3i interior - loved it

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Other forms of money drains ? i have the ultimate - grand kids lol

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Car

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And also the standard wife and child :P

You can't beat owning a Mk4 Escort B)

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My old man has this too

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Another drain is this, My 1957 Sunbeam MkIII which I want to start this year, and will be a big drain

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But I can also see myself possibly getting one of these this year too :ph34r:

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And maybe one of these :wub:

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I think I may need help... :blink:

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Wow, a superb selection vehicles there Woodstock. I love that red cabby, is it an RS or an xr3i? And the blue 4 door also looks very clean.

I don't know much about older classics, but I agree that the Sunbeam will eat your wallet alive :lol:

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That'll be an XR3i with the RS Turbo kit, wheels and bonnet. I'd wondered if you were the same wood5tock as on PassionFord, question answered!

Money drain one:

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Back Once Again by AdrianFRST, on Flickr

Money drain two - all the gear needed to get photos like that!

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Wow, a superb selection vehicles there Woodstock. I love that red cabby, is it an RS or an xr3i? And the blue 4 door also looks very clean.

I don't know much about older classics, but I agree that the Sunbeam will eat your wallet alive :lol:

That'll be an XR3i with the RS Turbo kit, wheels and bonnet. I'd wondered if you were the same wood5tock as on PassionFord, question answered!

Money drain one:

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Back Once Again by AdrianFRST, on Flickr

Money drain two - all the gear needed to get photos like that!

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Yes it's an XR3i Cabby but the previous owner stuck an S2 kit on with Tiger Seal :angry::angry::angry: S2 bonnet and dad put on some re-furbed S2 rims until we get hold of a set of latice originals :D

And yes I'm the same Wood5tock on PF ;) we got the cabby in summer 2013 and it was a lovely shade of oxidised pink! Check out the full story here the four door was my first proper car and I am gradually restoring it back to showroom condition have a look here

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I have a few 1:1 cars i'm doing .

V8 MK 1 Escort , had it running for some years . Now in the last few months i have been

playing with it . Changing the set up . Putting motor plate in & lowing the motor + moving it back

an 1 to 2 inch's . Need to move steering rack & alot of other stuff .

I have not spent too much on this & still trying not too << May not work out that way :( , But it's fun .

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Setting up sump .

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Slapped some paint on the sump .

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All the old engine mounts & steering mounts gone .

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& the mock up of the new set up & too see how low it is from the 1st time i had done it .

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Heaps of room , compaired to the 1st i built this .

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Side view .

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& what it used to look like .

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Since this pic was taken I've sold one of these and bought another three. And my missus has four of her own too.

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Wow what a great selection of bikes, I dont know them all but I certainly remember the TZR as I massively wanted one years ago.

None of them look all that old (to a non-biker) but I bet they are all 20ish years old. Are they all 2 stroke machines.

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I also have a Nimbus grey mk4 XR3i.

Along with a white one. An RS Turbo. A Sierra hatch. A Skoda Fabia vRS and a Fiat Punto.

And 400,016 jobs to do around the house. And walk the dog. And look after the baby.

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TZR Reverse cyclinder!! Wow.

Love two stroke. Trying to see if you can get the smell in an after shave. :P

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That's an awesome bike collection there...awesome! I too am a huge two stroke fan, keep looking at Mk1 Aprilia RS250's, but I think the rebuild requirements would put me off.

lol @ the boom box collection, great and certainly different.

My money drains are;

Private schools (that's a killer), leaving much less nowadays for; cars, bikes, RC cars, tools and camera gear.

KnightRider lol:

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and Street hawk!

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The tourer...

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Wow what a great selection of bikes, I dont know them all but I certainly remember the TZR as I massively wanted one years ago.

None of them look all that old (to a non-biker) but I bet they are all 20ish years old. Are they all 2 stroke machines.

Mainly 1980's. 9 out of 12 are 2-strokes (hence my userid). All are grey-imports and/or rare in the UK. The TZR and GSX-R are both homologation specials - only 500 (of each) built worldwide. Here's a couple more.

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Since this pic was taken I've sold one of these and bought another three. And my missus has four of her own too.

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That takes me back to the days of wandering around Batmotorcycles warehouse at Biggin Hill :D Can't believe they closed down.

Nice collection StrokerBoy

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2 minutes of pleasure = 20 years of payment. Starting with diapers, formulas, schoolings, after school activities/lessons, summer camps/trips, phones, computers, designer stuff, cars, university...and still

comes and live with you after graduating. :unsure::D

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I had 4 minutes of pleasure...because I've got that twice over ;) !!

Thats why I can only play with 1:10 scale instead of 1:1 scale. ;)

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Championship Dog Shows . With entry fees , travel and hotels i estimate that we'll spend in excess of £2000 this year in a attempt to get my lad Snoopy the Doberman his first Championship Challenge Certificate . However if we succeed and he makes the Stud register it will all be worth the effort

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