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NS.COM's 'VETERANS' thread!

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Figured it was about time we started up a veteran thread for all us old and wise members.

 

What was the first car you owned (post pic)

 

What do you drive now days? (post pic)

 

Can you remember what was 'in fashion' when you first joined.

 

How did you find the site?

 

Ill post pics later cos im being lazy. But my first ride was a NA 93 silvia. Was very basic, but was my baby and i loved her, was clean as a whistle, you could have eaten out of the engine bay! haha.

I remember 'disco potatoes' being the hot mod of the time and were the most common turbo upgrade. Also 'spacers' were just starting to become popular. If you owned an S15 you were considered royalty. And the price of a turbo s13 didnt drop much below 12K.

 

Blink 182's song 'Miss you', Britney Spears 'Toxic' and Boogy pimps "somebody to love" were top of the charts when I first got my import.

 

Man... I feel like an old kent now!

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my first year on NS, anyone that had 180rwkw had a f**ken MONSTER of a car! :lol:

 

So true! :lol:

 

Back when T28's were actually cool and no one had a clue about fitment.

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s13's were alot more than 12k when people were considered old skool

 

Not really, i remember my mate bought an immac SR20DET S13 in late 2002 for $12,000 at an import yard, i think since then most clean S13's haven't really dropped in value, probably something to do with the popularity...

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Qualify means 05 or earlier starting date.. was gonna make it 04.. but meh..

Yea, I remember the 200RWKW+ thread think it was in the vic section?

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Well I was around cars well before 05, more like 97 or something... can't remember. I remember when girls weren't that into cars, or if they were they kept fairly quiet about it. I organised for my boyfriend to buy one of the very first S13 to make it to Darwin :lol: When Gone in 60 Seconds came out everyone was into performance, and almost every Lancer had neons after Fast and the Furious came out. We had a lot more freedom with our car back then, and a few rotten eggs have spoilt it for the next generation coming through.

 

When cruising actually meant cruising and not parking, and all the local spots to "park" didn't even exist back in the good old days.

 

Oh well.

 

Good thing I am not that interested anymore or I'd be heavily disappointed.

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100_0815.JPG

 

 

Melbourne autosalon 2004, quality fitmanent here... and there were plenty more like it..

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100_0815.JPG

 

 

Melbourne autosalon 2004, quality fitmanent here... and there were plenty more like it..

 

well that's one thing that hasn't changed

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here's the car that i started off with:

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then to this:

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and now this:

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i think i did more cruises and drove harder in the pulsar than both the s14 or mr2

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100_0815.JPG

 

 

Melbourne autosalon 2004, quality fitmanent here... and there were plenty more like it..

 

but the rims look sick right? haha

 

im sorry had to make that comment i shall leave

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I remember the single wiper blade thing being all the rage back then :lol:

Cant believe iv been here for four and a half years.

 

First car:

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Second (and current) car:

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*sigh*

 

Getting old.

 

Used to be DriftCube when I first signed up....

 

 

....man that car was funny as F*ck.

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cant believe ive been here for 4 years now....

 

back then every second thread was what bov should i get? or how do i get more flutter?....then the pigeon threads started poping up

 

I get done by petite

 

east meets were still on

 

there use to be a members garage

 

tempe tyres were cool

 

polyphonic ringtones were insane!

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i remember i signed up in yr12 because i was obsessed with 180's, had a piece of shit ford laser back then but loved it :wub:

 

 

since its been

 

ford laser

series 5 rx7

audi a4

and soon r34

 

 

so yea never got around to getting that 180 :lol:

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I've gone from

this

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and this

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To

 

this

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and this

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Yup not much has changed. I first found out about NS because I randomly met hannah (S13 han) out about one night. But only joined up after Tn asked one of my mates to enter auto salon in the NS stand.

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jeeeesus.

 

still driving my first car (s13 sr20de).

 

can't really remember what was fashionable back then.....

 

i do, however, remember not being able to buy a f**king black pair of seat covers. just wanted black. something that wouldn't stand out, would just be a nice SEAT COVER.

 

ended up with black that had red highlights and giant red f**king dragons on them... still on the rear unfortunately :(

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my car when i joined up (hence the nickname, tiger mica paintjob)

 

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and current car

 

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I'll dig up some pics of my car from '05 when it was still in the importers yard as a sil80 with a ca18det :lol:

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My original s13.

 

Damm it was ugly, and i use to think it was sick :lol:

 

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