1985 Daihatsu Domino 5 door HatchBack 846cc
My first love!
Points fused at one point meaning it misfired badly - fine now though.
This is my first car - MY car, the car I learnt to drive in and the car I took my test in.
Obtained through my brother from his work (in the trade) when it came in as a part exchange, my little flying flea has (apart from in our early relationship when she stopped outside Tooting tube and refused to go any further - after this I nicknamed her Zaza after Ms Gabbor - small, firey and occasionally a bit of a cow) never let me down.
For it's size and age its a really good little runner and accelerates quickly and evenly. Yes we did have a misfire problem back in the early days, but this has been sorted, and with the exception of some rust prevention, has cost me very little to maintain and keep on the road
Economical (£18 for a tyre - if you don't mind the "Oh Kev!, have we still got that shopping trolley out back!" comments from the gararge) and about the same for a full tank, I love my little car and will drive her until she parks her last!
Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? No
Review Date: 2nd October, 2006