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Old 12-15-2016, 01:38 PM   #21
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I am just barely 53 YO... My first was a 1960 F100 223cid 6cyl. Only options were one sun visor and a heater... I mean literally. No radio, no signals, vacuum wipers and plenty of rust and dents. Bent on all 4 corners, bad rear axle, bad brakes, broken rear spring, and strpped 2nd gear(side loads of this era famous for), broken front and rear glass. Mom owed a little money and I traded that for this "truck" that my father had abandoned... Gotta learn somewhere.

[B]I do NOT miss it!!
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Old 12-15-2016, 01:48 PM   #22
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Old 12-15-2016, 02:05 PM   #23
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Old 12-15-2016, 02:10 PM   #24
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1962 Chrysler Imperial
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1963 Plymouth

Huge four door boat - push button transmission and AM radio

One light on dash for blinker above the speedometer that was as big as a frisbee

Trunk big enough to hide my Spark that I drive now !!


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Old 12-15-2016, 02:11 PM   #25
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My first car was a 1963 Ford Fairlane Sport Coup with a 260 c.i. engine. My first new car once I was commissioned was a 1973 mach 1 with a boss 351 c. i. engine. It could pass anything on the road, but a gas station.
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Old 12-15-2016, 02:27 PM   #26
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Old 12-15-2016, 02:49 PM   #27
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Old 12-15-2016, 02:49 PM   #28
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Only one older so far. My first was a 47 Hudson, paid $50 for it but never could get it running. The first one I drove was a 48 Chevrolet fastback ($75). Dad, my brothers, and I somehow kept it running until I threw a rod. Did someone say you are supposed to check the oil?
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Old 12-15-2016, 02:57 PM   #29
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Old 12-15-2016, 03:23 PM   #30
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