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Old 06-05-2006   #1
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why, when the conversation pops up about:
"so what do you drive then?"
and i say
"a fiat uno"

why do people laugh?

its a good car. never let me down. never met anyone that hated their uno. and they dont even rust and house the FIRE engine, a break through in car engineering!!!!

its so annoying! argh.
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Try explaining to people why you go rallying in a 1 litre Uno - unless they have owned an Uno they don't know whjat their talking about.
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I prefer driving my uno and will stay with Fiat products till I win the national lottery, then I'll buy a merc SL65, otherwise I'll stay with Fiat.
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My mates just laughed!

But i am now wise and have renewed respect for the great Uno! I love it! Its just such a joy to drive and its deciptively quick too!
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Quote Originally Posted by SuperUno
Try explaining to people why you go rallying in a 1 litre Uno - unless they have owned an Uno they don't know whjat their talking about.
you are right i know something about it,

uno is good car , also in rallies



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yeah for a 1.0 they really are quick, lol someone from work tried it on and wasnt best pleased lol he has a 1.0 106 (old skool one)

everyone laughs because they dont understand how good the car is, and about the comment on rust you might want to go take a look about at some more uno's most seem to be rust buckets
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Uno's are sexy!! (IMO)
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Cool photos. Interesting set of cars you are up against. So what do you need to get into this rallying lark. Looks like it could be fun.
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Best thing to do is to join your local motor club, which given your location is probably SevenOaks Motor MC. Do a search for their website and get in touch with them, they will explain what is needed to take part in all sorts of motorsport. They even have an event near Brands Hatch on Thursday evening, where hopefully the Uno will be out
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To save you the work use this link :-

http://www.sevenoaksmotorclub.com/

One their forum you may spot someone you recognise
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when lads ask, most are impressed by my UT, but girls just think "a uno???"

but then i just think, if i need a car to pull then its sad times! also, when they see it like it is at the mo, they laugh even more!!

most round my area and the local town know about it tho and know that it'll pan alot of their cars lol

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Oooo I like this thread .

My days of Unoing started back in 1987 IIR.

My gran bought a beige one brand new. I must admit I have spent many youthful hours calling the Uno . Her driving wasnít really up to scratch god rest her soul. My worst Uno moment was as a passenger with my gran. She had taken the wrong exit from a busy roundabout. She decided to reverse back onto it to hit the M1 slip road .

It seemed my gran picked on me as a child, so I was never too pleased to see the car .

As time passed by, my gran sold the car on to my mum. Due to the points gap forever slipping, my mum didnít get on with the Uno. By this time I was learning to drive, and was looking for my first car.

My Mum sold me the car with a little over 18K on the clock . there was already signs of rust though .

Ten years later, Iím onto my 6Th Uno, and have never looked back (well apart from regretting the treatment I subjected the beigh Uno to) .

Distortionrockets, donít be too self conscious. We know they only laugh in ignorance .

SuperUno Ė keep representing

Dunc, well said matey .

Emma (), U no dat .

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Re: uno reputation

Quote Originally Posted by Dunc Uno Turbo
when lads ask, most are impressed by my UT, but girls just think "a uno???"

but then i just think, if i need a car to pull then its sad times! also, when they see it like it is at the mo, they laugh even more!!

most round my area and the local town know about it tho and know that it'll pan alot of their cars lol

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Lol most guys laugh at my car then are impressed when realise its a turbo and girls just like it because its cute and yellow

Ok i know its not a uno but i can relate

p.s. how ace is that pic!


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Cheap and cheerful

By nature I am a biker, and a car is a neccesary evilso I buy them cheap and run them till they aren't worth fixing.

I also like smaller cars as they are cheap to run, insure, and tax.

In the past I ran a Panda and was well impressed with it, so when my last car died (a big Renault with all the gizmos that stopped working) and I saw a low mileage Uno going for less than £200 I snapped it up.

Basic, simple, uncomplicated driving.

Since buying I have done 2000 miles of hard driving and the only downside being that the head gasket went on me half way down the M1. Looking back it was probably why it was so cheap in the first place

An afternoon of happy spannering and it now has a new gasket along with a timing belt (might as well do both at once).

Good basic motoring and even I can fix it and afford to keep it on the road.
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