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what is the coolest car you've ever owned?

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  1. soreshoulder

    soreshoulder Retired Staff Member Lifetime Member

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    I am honestly not sure. I would guess between my '68 Camaro, '71 Firebird, '77 Firebird, or '71 Vette.

    There are a lot of "POSs" inbetween those, what about you guys?
     
  2. Chdamn

    Chdamn Staff VP of Shenanigans Lifetime Member Vendor Club Subscribed

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    That Fairlane I had for a short time was pretty cool.

    Had a corvair for awhile I really liked.

    But even though it wasn't a classic I really liked my first car. It was a 85 SAAB 900 turbo. That car was fun as hell to drive.
     
  3. unknownpro

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    I had a Ferrari when I was younger. If I remember correctly, I destroyed it with a firecracker. However it was my favorite.

    Probably still have it with my older toys. Think the hood became detached.
     
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    A 1965 jeep cj5.

    Wish I had kept ahold of it. That thing would go anywhere as long as you were in no hurry.

    Had vacuum wiper system. If it rained, you idled home. Everytime you stepped on the gas, they quit.
     
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  5. Chdamn

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    Well dang it. I completely forgot about my 81 CJ 7. I miss that damn thing more than any other car I have ever owned. It was
    Hot and rusty and slow as hell with the 4 cyl 80's engine but man was it cool.
     
  6. trcubed

    trcubed well...bye Lifetime Member

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    I had a '74 Pinto in high school. Hedman headers, 390cfm Holley 4bbl, Offenhauser intake, Iskenderian cam. There were several V8's in the county that were highly embarrassed by that little four-banger.
     
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    1970 RT Coronet Convertible god I wish I still had that car.....
     
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  8. fieldgrade

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    Ford GT40

    Slot car. :)
     
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  9. Brangus

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    One of my cool ones was a 72 Datsun 240Z. Fun to drive and a little unique back then.


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    72 SS-454 Chevelle. The tire dealers loved me back then.
     
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    trcubed well...bye Lifetime Member

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    I'd still like to have one of those.
     
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    Either the '74 Karman Ghia (loved to go, hated to stop!), or the '72 Gran Torino. '68 Fury was a very close 3rd.
     
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    Behold, the daddy of the 240Z.
    69 Datsun 2000 roadster with the factory option 44mm Mikuni Solex carbs and factory option cam. Pic is from about 1982.

    1969Datsun2000crop.jpg
     
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    I love my Toyota Tundra
     
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    '77 CJ5 with the 304 3sp, headers and side pipes. Bought it brand new from Hinkle's Jeep in Pickens, SC.
     
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    '69 mach 1
     
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    Dad had a Datsun 1600 when we were in MI. It was the first car I "drove" -- sat in his lap and steered while he worked the pedals!! Great memory. Thanks for the reminder.
     
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    47D All I had today is six gummy bears & some scotch Club Subscribed

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    '74 CJ-5 with 3 speed manual and 304 V-8.
     
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    85 Fiero 2m6

    Lol
     
  20. SPST

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    My first car was a hand me down '73 Vega!
     
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    1966 Ford T bird convertible,hydrolic wipers,390 3 duece 410 rear.
     
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    77 celica gt, or the 85 mr2 I drove the hell out of 2 mr2s
     
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    69 Buick Riviera GS.
     
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  25. jrgreen

    jrgreen My Mom says I'm cool.

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    I was part owner of a 1967 Olds 442 Hurst edition. That's where I learned not to go in on a vehicle.

    Then I was the proud owner of a 1972 charger with 400 magnum.
     
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    The only car I ever had that approached cool was a 90 Integra. I had way more fun driving that than I should have. Trading it in 06 for a minivan (4 kids) was a sad day.
     
  27. Geezer

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    I've had a bunch. The 2 that I miss most are '66 Chevelle Super Sport and a '55 Chevy Nomad. Then there were '55 & '56 Chevys, 3 different '62 Impalas, '66 Chevy II, '69 GTO, and on and on.
     
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    '70 240Z (one of the first in the country, bought Sept 1969 IIRC)
    Volvo P1800s
     
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    67 GMC 2500 4x4, took it apart and never got it back together or it'd still be with me.

    Followed by the YJ, cause Jeep.
     
  30. Chihuahua Floyd

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    1947 Willys CJ2A, complete with 147 cubic inch flathead
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