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Posted 10 February 2019 - 07:44 AM
I spent my money on motorcycles.
"Scholars have long known that fishing eventually turns men into philosophers. Unfortunately, it is almost impossible to buy decent tackle on a philosopher's salary." - Patrick F. McManus
Posted 10 February 2019 - 11:57 AM
I've been driving my current vehicle for just over 17 years now. Like Mike, it's just a tool to me...always has been. Never was too interested in cars. Lots of other things to throw money at. It's getting close to time to retire this one, though. Not sure what I'll do when it dies. Newer vehicles look like they'd require a star fleet qualification to drive.
Golly you guys kept them cars a long time.
Posted 10 February 2019 - 12:01 PM
I don't have a picture, but my first car (vehicle) was an early '40s Willy's Jeep. It had been painted with a brush over the military olive with markings. It was sitting in an empty lot and had been there for a long time. My dad and I rebuilt the engine, had it painted and made a tube steel top support with a canvas cover. I drove that Jeep everywhere and even delivered papers on it for a couple of years, traveling 16 miles to pick up the papers and back to deliver them. I finally sold it and bought a 1966 Pontiac GTO with a 389, Muncie transmission and American Racing wheels. I miss them both but the Jeep more.
Posted 16 February 2019 - 07:40 AM
Posted 17 February 2019 - 01:03 AM
1980 Honda Civic 1300DX. The only vehicle I've ever owned that had 12" tires. Oh yes, it was a clown car to my 6'2" frame. Only got it stuck once, on a sandbar picking up my windsurfer.
Those Honda seats are low though and they slide way back, I've always found them to be pretty comfortable, I run into more SUVs that are only built for short people than Honda cars.
Posted 26 February 2019 - 09:59 PM
1968 Rambler/AMC Rebel Station wagon. No digital image. Mine was the same brown as the image below.
What a babe magnet.
Might have worked, though. The hottie I dated when I drove it in college has been my wife and best friend for 39 years!
Not that Pearsall