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 01-31-2006, 10:55 Post: 123855
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FIRST VEHICLES
What was the first car you ever owned?
What was the first car you and your spouse owned after you were married?

I bought a 1950 Chevy in 1958 when I was 17.
In 1962 I bought a 1960 Chevy Impala convertible.

My wife and I got married in 1964 .
At that time I had the 60 Chevy convertible but still owned the 50 Chevy so these were our first cars.

Both My first and second cars were the first cars of that decade I thought this was unusual and unique.
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 01-31-2006, 16:14 Post: 123866
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Nothing special.

An 89 Pontiac Sunbird.

Not Married But my fiancÚ and my first vehicle together was an 04 F250 (now lemon lawed). Now have an 05 Taurus( free from the lemon law settlement).






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 01-31-2006, 16:39 Post: 123867
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Approx 1973, atthe age of 15 I bought a 1964 Ford Falcon conv. for $50.00. You could get in the trunk without opening the lid. You might say she was a little rusty.
My wife and bought a 1992 Suburu for our first car together.






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 01-31-2006, 17:27 Post: 123869
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My first vechile had a Red Flyer wagon front end with a modified wooden steering wheel. A high wheel baby stroller axle for the rear end. It had a 2 X 4 frame with plywood floor and was powered by a broom handle and one or two children. 2 X 4 nailed to the side was the power stick brake. Paid 50 cent in 1959 as is no warranty

1971 VW (dual point distr, expansion camber blew up went in army got married)
1959 English Ford (four cylinder running on 2 POS wife bought this so we would have a car when I returned from germany)
1970 Datsun 240z (HLS 30 excellent car should have kept it)
1976 toyota corola (baby crap yellow, it took a licking)
1977 pontiac gran am ($7000 14 years old $1000 301 pontiac eng. this is the year they put chevys in pontiacs great car)
1984 Chevy S10 (1.9 mitsi eng, developed blow by after pulling 3000 lb bass boat at 70+ for 30,000 miles no complants)
1986 plymouth (2.5 4 cylinder POS blew up at 73,000 miles)
1990 Astro van (4.3 votec pulled bass boat 40,000 miles in cruse never complained ran like a top blew up at 240,000 miles)
1995 Nissan sentra (no problem son totaled it)
1999 Nissan sentra (Loaded limited edition,runs great)
2000 KIA sportage (100,000 miles no probems great service after the sale)
Sorry if i got carried away.






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 01-31-2006, 18:24 Post: 123870
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First: 1970 Opel GT
Married: 1990 Ford Ranger






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 01-31-2006, 18:51 Post: 123872
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16 in 1966 and 1966 Honda CL90, 1972 married 1966 Impala SS 327, 4spd...






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 01-31-2006, 19:11 Post: 123874
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I thought we did this already.

1st vehicle - 68 Mercury 250 4sp 390 camper special with west coasters - rare truck. I wish it had not rusted away.
1st Car - 65 Volvo 544 sport with B20 engine transplant - 140 mph sleeper.

First car after marrage - 80 Volvo 240 GL 5sp with sunroof.






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 01-31-2006, 20:37 Post: 123876
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First car, 1966 Mustang I bought when I was a senior in high school -- teenage boy and American powered V8's might not be the best combination, but those stories are best left off this family site...

When I met my wife she had an 87 Suburban and I had an 87 Toyota -- the first car we bought as a married couple was a 96 Subaru Outback.






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 02-01-2006, 00:17 Post: 123883
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Geeze,

That was a long time ago, I really had to think.

In '70 i bought my 1st vehicle, a'68 or '69 triumph 650 motorcycle. I was 18.

'71 my first Sportster. back then in order to hot rod you had to build much of your own stuff --- not much off the self at least in the small town i grew up in.

'72 i bought my first Vett, a '67 for 1300 bucks. can you believe it, they were relatively inexpensive in those days ... wish i had held on to some of that stuff.

everything after that is kind of blur --- time sure goes by fast.

those were also the days when you could get 19 tickets and still hold on to a license by attending driving school.

these days not much time to hot rod. although, unfortunately i still mange to get my share of tickets, you can only have 5 in 4 years in the state of wa.

interesting ... couldn't afford the tooling back then, but always figured out a means of making something work. today i have all the tooling and equipment, way more knowledge with no time to use it. does make one go hmm ---






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 02-01-2006, 08:43 Post: 123890
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First car, 49 Hudson Commodore 6

Car when married, 61 Chevy






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