My 27th Anniversary of GTA ownership this week

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My 27th Anniversary of GTA ownership this week

Postby Tony Smith » Thu Nov 02, 2017 8:11 pm

Just realised it is our 27th anniversary this week. We've nearly split up a few times :0)

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Re: My 27th Anniversary of GTA ownership this week

Postby clee » Thu Nov 02, 2017 8:14 pm

Longest relationship ? :silent
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Re: My 27th Anniversary of GTA ownership this week

Postby Tony Smith » Thu Nov 02, 2017 9:07 pm

Seen off 3 wives and double any other relationship lol
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Re: My 27th Anniversary of GTA ownership this week

Postby Wrightbr » Fri Nov 03, 2017 8:50 am

Had mine 21 years , but still a long way behind you Tony!

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Re: My 27th Anniversary of GTA ownership this week

Postby simontaylor » Fri Nov 03, 2017 10:03 am

Unlucky for some ..... only 13 years for me, but as Tony longer than any wife too.
Actually as a fast learner, 1 wife was enough and only 1 GTA too.
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Re: My 27th Anniversary of GTA ownership this week

Postby johnb » Fri Nov 03, 2017 12:51 pm

I've had my A110 since the 14th September 1990, so 27 years like Tony.
1970 A110V85 and 1980 A310V6.
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Re: My 27th Anniversary of GTA ownership this week

Postby BIG_MVS » Fri Nov 03, 2017 7:12 pm

Only 3 wives Tony? Thought you were upto 6? :MoreSarc

You are doing well to be fair, 27 years with one car is impressive.

I'm coming upto 5 years with my A610 which is the longest I have ever kept a car by a long way.
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Re: My 27th Anniversary of GTA ownership this week

Postby JohnC » Fri Nov 03, 2017 7:31 pm

I collected my 1990 Alpine new around the middle of December 1989 from C.A.T. in Southampton on trade plates, (Renault's UK import facility) but did not register it in Jersey until January the 1st 1990. So not counting the unregistered period, I have, to date, owned it for 27 years and 10 months. :)
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Re: My 27th Anniversary of GTA ownership this week

Postby Custard » Fri Nov 03, 2017 9:06 pm

That’s pretty impressive your carbon footprint is in the green zone, I am a bit like Mvs but my Gta is probably the longest time I have owned the same car.
But I have sold some old bikes and cars that 2/3 years later wished I hadn’t for something that was supposed to be better and were shiiiiiit and then bought back, probably going to do it again the soon, before the big cubic engines are over.
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Re: My 27th Anniversary of GTA ownership this week

Postby Tony Smith » Fri Nov 03, 2017 9:38 pm

I've tried to keep the cars I've really liked over the years, had my Skyline about 20 years now, my Alpina about 8, Silver GTA 8 or 9. Think the Jag will be a keeper too :0)
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Re: My 27th Anniversary of GTA ownership this week

Postby Custard » Fri Nov 03, 2017 10:29 pm

But garage space runs out but there will be room for one last v8, but the new Alfa 2.9 is suppose to be an animal so test drive soon.
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Re: My 27th Anniversary of GTA ownership this week

Postby darrenbiggs » Sat Nov 04, 2017 2:09 pm

Well done Tony, 22 years for me. 23 in Feb.

I have to say though, I do prefer the 3litre with the silver wheels. But each to their own! :-)
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Re: My 27th Anniversary of GTA ownership this week

Postby Tony Smith » Sat Nov 04, 2017 7:38 pm

I have a silver set too but in the metal I think the coded wheels look better. In pics it's close :0). Black wheels on the V8 at the moment too :0)
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Re: My 27th Anniversary of GTA ownership this week

Postby GeoffB » Sat Nov 04, 2017 8:08 pm

I've had my A110 for 26 years, which is 8 years less than the Ginetta...


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