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Re: What was your first car

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My second car was a 64 Impala Super Sport convertible with a 327 V8. Loved that car!

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Re: What was your first car

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1973 Ford Maverick Grabber. I loved that car and wish I still owned it! It was a pretty brown with a tan interior. It drove great and was reliable. I only traded it when my husband and I started our family and needed something easier to get our son in and out of.

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My Dad's Winter Project

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My first car was a 1959 Prefect, a British Ford, a gift from my Dad in 1965.  It was a four-door, 4 cylndar engine.  (If it had been a two-door, it would have been an Anglia).  My family wasn't wealthy, but my Dad was a tinkerer, who loved projects and wanted me to have a car.  He located two Prefects in junk yards, one damaged in the front and one damaged in the rear.  He hired a body shop to cut the two cars in half and weld together the good front end of one and the good rear end of the other.  No kidding!  I had my choice of the red interior from the white wreck or the blue interior from the blue wreck.  I chose the blue.  When the car was finished, it went back to the body shop to be painted, and I got to choose the color.  I chose a Cadillac color from their 1965 brochure, dark blue, almost black.  Dad even set the odomater back to zero for me, so it was just like a new car.  What a wonderful gift from my loving father.  (Rest in Peace, Dad.)

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Re: What was your first car

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1970 Yellow Toyota Corona.  I LOVED that car, and unfortunately was struck at an interesection by a drunk who ran a red light,and it was totalled, but I had 18 months of fun with her!!

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Re: What was your first car

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My  first car in the mid-50's was a 1928 Model A Ford 4 Door Sedan I bought for $15.00 I earned runnjing a Grit npaper route.  Sure wish I haqd it today.

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Re: What was your first car

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1969 Road Runner bought from the people that live next door. It was factory stock but did have a 383 V8 and a 4 speed on the floor. Over time I built the engine up and added a Hurst 4 speed transmission and painted from white to blue. Fun car for a teen. My favorite car was my second car, a 1970 Ford Ranchero with a 351 Cleveland motor, again over time built the motor up and added a camper shell, had that car for 10 years and alot of great times in it. I wish I still had it. It was in perfect condition when I sold it after ten years.

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Re: What was your first car

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My uncle gave me my first car in 1976.  1970 Opel GT. Bright yellow.  4 speed.  Loved that car.  My grandfather told me if I couldn't learn to fix it, I couldn't drive it.  By the time I wrecked my baby, I could take it apart and put it back together blindfolded.  Really miss that car.  Thanks Pa for teaching me (your granddaughter) how to fix my own vehicle.

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1973 Triumph Spitfire. Pimento red. I paid $3000 new plus $50 for the radio.  Fun, fun car and really fast. I loved racing the boys.

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1956 Ford black 4 door Crown Victoria, V8, stick shift.  Got it in 1958 and sold it in 1960 when I enlisted in the Air Force.  Great car.  Second was a new1961 VW beetle, I believe it was around $1500.  Amazing, could not kill that car.

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Re: What was your first car

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I turned 16 in 1963 and got my first car - a 1952 Desoto.  Unlike today's cars it was made of rolled steel, heavy and solid.  Built like a tank, it took a bit to get up to speed, but once it got rolling it was a smooth and fun ride!  Lots of room inside, too.  They definitely don't make cars like they used to.  Smiley Happy)