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posted on Jan, 27 2007 @ 07:35 AM
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Ahhhh, the memories......
My first car was a Plymouth Belvedere station wagon. She had a 383 Mopar under the hood. I paid 20 bucks for her. For the first couple of months I had her she needed a tuneup quite badly. I would floor it and after about 6 seconds of sputtering, she would eventually come to life.
Then I tuned her up - back in the good old days of points and rotors.
Well after I tuned her up, I took her out. I was so used to literally flooring it when I made a turn so she wouldn't stall, that I took my first turn and floored it. BIG mistake.
She ROARED, and the tires brike free of the roadway, I was fishtailing all over the place, and my 17 year old hands managed to get her wrapped around a tree.
May she rest in peace.

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posted on Feb, 6 2007 @ 05:00 AM
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My first car that I bought was a 1970 Mustang Mach I



Unfortunately, one day somebody made a left turn into my lane and totaled it. I wish I still had it. If it wasn't for that accident, I would still have that car now, twenty years later.



posted on Feb, 15 2007 @ 08:50 AM
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1988 Honda Civic DX -- I loved that car and racked-up 212,000 miles until 1999, when it was wrecked. I'd still drive it today, if I could. My only complaint was the high cost of maintenance when something went wrong.



posted on Feb, 16 2007 @ 04:14 PM
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1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee. This whip was so tight at the time, I just had to put some subwoofers in the back. big pimpin until after the 4 wrecks i was in, coupled with the massive bass, it started to fall apart. Great ride though.



posted on Feb, 19 2007 @ 08:05 AM
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my first vehicle to call my own was a landrover series I

like this :



i took the doors and top off - like one does :lolL and drove around like an idiot with the windscreen folded down

pretending it was an SAS jeep -- dont ask
i was 11 / 12 at the time

my first real car - for use on the road once i had my drivers licence and everything in britain was :

min clubman estate " traveller "



mine had wood bits on the side

but it was a cra - and that mattered when you were 17



posted on Feb, 23 2007 @ 12:41 AM
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they made a mini station wagon? thats awesome.



posted on Feb, 25 2007 @ 11:07 PM
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Mine was a 1987 Ford f150 with the 4.9 liter straight six. That engine ran perfectly smooth for the eight years I owned it, and you couldn't have beaten 20mpg in a truck. It made me quite a bit of money in high school plowing with an old plow I salvaged from a junk yard. It was hard to part with, and I wouldnt have if I hadn't gotten a boat it couldn't tow a few years ago. It was so cheap to fix too, and that was the best part, I could replace rusted out parts for next to nothing with how many were lying about.



posted on Mar, 19 2007 @ 06:52 PM
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my first car well my car now is an bright orange corsa 1.2trip.
my baby



posted on Mar, 19 2007 @ 06:58 PM
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My first car was a 94 Mazda MX-6. I bought it when it was in rough shape, fixed it up, modded it for racing purposes, and subsequently crashed it while racing. Pics of the car are here funny enough there's only one pic of it intact.



posted on Apr, 6 2007 @ 08:46 AM
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My first car, which I still have, was a 1997 Pontiac Bonneville SSEi. Fully loaded: leather interior, power moonroof, supercharged 3.8 liter under the hood. Love the car. She has 200,000 miles on her rite now, and still runs like a pro. And she can leave most ricers in the dust.



posted on Apr, 6 2007 @ 11:40 AM
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sas jeep haha
funny joke
u know man the bad thing is when u get 18 years old and when u say ur getting a car everyone expect u to get a mercedes s class or sometin....
boys on 18 dosnt have that kind of money....exept the rich ones...we start with some cheap crap car then when we get a ncier job we changed it finnaly with sometin cool^^



posted on Apr, 6 2007 @ 11:41 AM
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and that mustang mach one IS SO SEXY!



posted on Apr, 9 2007 @ 09:04 AM
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Wow, I feel like I'm late... lol

Bought my first and current car last year. It's a 2005 Alpha Romero 166. I've never had a need for a car before. But now aged 25 and a child later I do.

Bought it for about $16,000 from a family member. Good condition and runs like new. Insurance is sorta high, but it's ok.

My first ever vehicle was a motorcycle. A 1987 Kawasaki Intruder 550cc. I wrecked that one in the rain and bought a new(er) Ninja. Still have it at my grandparents in Alabama. Miss the bike. Had alot of fun with it.



posted on Apr, 9 2007 @ 05:20 PM
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Oh! I remember back in the day! She was long, sleek and beautiful. Our relationship lasted ten years. I partied a many of nights with her. She puked out brown gunk several times but I always remained loyal to her.

Oh there was the young hot to trot sporty ones flaunting there goods out there, but I was willing to go through all the repairs to bring my true Luv back to life.

It's been ten years sence I've moved on and I can't even find a picture of her anywhere!

Her yellow body was so sexy to me. I slapped a pot leaf sticker on her ass and she didn't mind that either.

She was a 1978 Chevy Longbed Luv Truck!



posted on Apr, 10 2007 @ 03:56 PM
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My first car was a complete piece of junk ... what good 1st car isn't. A 1987 Ford Escort 2D .. I bought it off my dad in 1994 for the cost of replacing a blown out engine.

It only had 80,000 miles on it s one would think it would've lasted a while but in 2 short years I went through 2 alternators, a battery, a fuel pump, a major brake repair since dad let them go, a transmission replacement and a few other things I have forgotten. When the head gasket blew and killed the engine again (only about 50K miles had passed since it was replaced) I junked it for $500.

I sat down and tallied up my 2 years worth of repairs on the vehicle and the total came to an average of almost $300/month ... so I went out and bought a little 93 Toyota Tercel .. 4speed manual tranny. That car had absolutely no pep to it but got me hooked on Toyota's rock solid reliability. I had that car for 6 years put about 110K miles on it and it still had the original clutch and brakes ... had been through 4 sets of tires and many oil changes ... but absolutely no repairs!!

When I married my wife I inherited her 65 Mustang Coupe (289 Hi Po, 4 barrel carb, Edelbrock Headers and dual-exhaust) ... which is good mechanically but needs some interior work and is in desperate need of a paint job. That's a fun car to drive but only gets about 8 MPG so it mostly sits in the garage to be driven once a month. There was a short time I was using it 2-3 times a week to driver about 10 miles to work.



posted on Apr, 21 2007 @ 07:26 PM
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Meet "The White Trash Mobile" as my friends called it, and 17 year old Vagabond standing in front of the scar from where somebody had forced the drivers side door open with a crow bar.

In the right light, the tremendous oxidation didn't show so much, and you couldn't tell that it had the gutless wonder 2.8 V6 (upgraded by a bad throttle position sensor and an intake leak) as long as it was parked.

I wish I had that car to do over again. Knowing a thing or two more than I did at 17, I could have made that thing a pretty worthwhile ride. I've always wanted to get another one, just to fix up and sell, basically to prove the point that it wasn't inherently a POS.

Despite all the complaining I do about the 2.8 V6, it actually put out as much horsepower as the V8 in my mom's old '75 Camaro RT... which would have been my first car if my dad hadn't loathed it so much. Shame really... my grandpa saved that car from the scrap yard around the time I was born. I've thought about trying to track it down and buy it some day.

But oh well, the white trash mobile was a decent second-best.



posted on Apr, 29 2007 @ 02:29 PM
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My first car was a 1951 Mercury 4 door with a Three on the tree.



posted on May, 2 2007 @ 12:09 PM
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My first car was bought when I was 18. I bought it from a friend of mine for 50 bucks, and only had it for a few months before it broke down, but it got me where I needed to go.

It was a 1980 Chevy Malibu 4 door, though mine was poo brown in color. I'll try and find a pic if I can.




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posted on May, 2 2007 @ 06:57 PM
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My first car, and the one I stil have is a White '99 Chevy S-10 pickup LS. It's an automatic, two wheel drive. Its going on 110,000 miles. 2.2 liter four banger engine. It's got a chrome tipped tail pipe (I had to replace the tailpipe, but probably should have replaced more) and a hard tonneau cover, which makes the truck stand out.

The only real complaint I have is that with four cylinders, you'd think it would get better that 19mpg city, 26 highway, but that's what it get, and that corresponds exactly to what they say it should get.



posted on May, 2 2007 @ 07:24 PM
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My first car? A 1970 Sports Satellite. 383 magnum. Light car. 4 barrel carb. A speed machine:




Lost only 1 drag, to a custom 454 Ray and I was RIGHT on his rear quarter panel. GTO? Mustang? Bye bye.

Chrysler put all the juice from the 69 Charger into this more affordable car. The 69 Charger:



My only beef? My car was an automatic. All juice. If I had it to do it over, knowing how to drive 30 years later? I'd make it a manual. That Ray would be toast.

MOPAR RULES!!!





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