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#293061 - 19th Feb 2009 11:55am What Car did you pass your driving test in ???
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Ill start the ball rolling..

I learnt in a 2004 1.4 Ford Fiesta. Took me 17 Lessons, although the first 3/4 were discounted after he took a holiday over christmas. In between, drove my mums 1.1 106, and that was a terrible car.


Passed First Time with 8 minors crazy

Took my test at 3.30 on a Friday around Ellesmere Port, when all the schools were finishing. Sheer Madness hahahaha


It'll be 4 years this May laugh
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#293066 - 19th Feb 2009 12:28pm Re: What Car did you pass your driving test in ??? [Re: MGCraig]
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Registered: 19th Aug 2006
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Brand new 2004 Corsa 1.2 in Jan 2004

Started my lessons in a 1998 fiesta with a local instructor, found him to be holding me back

Transferred to BSM, failed the first test, then passed the 2nd one 3 weeks later after 1hr exposure to a brand new car

I passed in Ellesmere Port too, test started at 9.17am.
That was just over 5 years ago

Did Pass Plus about 4 weeks after passing the test

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#293069 - 19th Feb 2009 12:35pm Re: What Car did you pass your driving test in ??? [Re: Tony_1985]
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I Passed in a peoguet 206 diesel.

Did mine in ellesmere Port at 15:00hrs (school was let out during)

I got 5 minors (too much speed)

I had to get in the car at the start put my belt on and sound the horn lol

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#293071 - 19th Feb 2009 12:37pm Re: What Car did you pass your driving test in ??? [Re: Wheels]
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W reg Renault Megane, in Upton.

This was 4th attempt:

1. Leicester
2. Leicester
3. Upton
4. Upton
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#293079 - 19th Feb 2009 12:54pm Re: What Car did you pass your driving test in ??? [Re: MissGuided]
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Started off in a ford fiesta '03

Changed my instructor, started driving a 206

Went for my test in upton, examiner was ill. Test rebooked for the week after.

My instructor left the driving company the week I was due to take my test, therefore, had to give up the 206.

An hour before my test, started the driving the new car - a 1996 nissan micra

Passed first time.
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#293083 - 19th Feb 2009 1:07pm Re: What Car did you pass your driving test in ??? [Re: BMW Joe]
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I started in a Mk3 Fiesta - M reg I think, and failed after 12 lessons, changed instructors and moved to a 106 Diesel, had another 4 lessons and passed back in dec '96.

I then did pass Plus in the Pug grin
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#293105 - 19th Feb 2009 2:47pm Re: What Car did you pass your driving test in ??? [Re: StuyMac]
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I'm obviously somewhat older than you lot!

Learnt to drive in a Hyundai Pony 1.2 and my own Austin Maestro CityX that I'd done up to look like a MG turbo.

Test 1 - lots of lessons - failed miserably
Test 2 - No lessons - failed miserably
Test 3 - lots of lessons, crashed on way to test but didn't damage car and passed!

Test was round Birkenhead

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#293106 - 19th Feb 2009 2:47pm Re: What Car did you pass your driving test in ??? [Re: StuyMac]
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Registered: 30th May 2008
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Passed 1st time just over 10 years ago at Wallasey test centre in a white Suzuki Vitara.

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#293108 - 19th Feb 2009 2:50pm Re: What Car did you pass your driving test in ??? [Re: AR_One]
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Originally Posted By: AR_One
Learnt to drive in a Hyundai Pony


Im waiting for Our Mark to post - he is that old, he prolly did he test on a Pony raftl

I belive he has also been a driving instructor and may be able to give us a tale or two wink
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#293113 - 19th Feb 2009 3:00pm Re: What Car did you pass your driving test in ??? [Re: StuyMac]
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Registered: 10th Nov 2003
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1998 Golf Diesel, passed second time with 4 minors.

Bike test on a 2004 Sach roadster 650cc second time with 1 minor (put my foot down on turn in the road on my first bike test)
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#293131 - 19th Feb 2009 3:34pm Re: What Car did you pass your driving test in ??? [Re: AX_125]
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i passed in a puegeot 206 no
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#293142 - 19th Feb 2009 4:16pm Re: What Car did you pass your driving test in ??? [Re: _Ste_]
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No idea what the car was other than it had a new clutch that day, almost got very rude with instructor - but passed anyway.
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#293219 - 19th Feb 2009 8:21pm Re: What Car did you pass your driving test in ??? [Re: diggingdeeper]
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Registered: 31st May 2006
Posts: 2855
Loc: moreton
first car was a toyota yaras an she was poo so changed to bsm an was drivin a corsa passed in that the second time.
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#293220 - 19th Feb 2009 8:22pm Re: What Car did you pass your driving test in ??? [Re: _Ste_]
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i passed in a puegeot 206 no


withthatme to. raftl failed first time, past second.

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#293230 - 19th Feb 2009 8:37pm Re: What Car did you pass your driving test in ??? [Re: ]
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i past in a new shape mini lol
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