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Posted: 5/14/2002 1:22:56 AM EDT
My first car was a 1970 Monte Carlo.

My first car I actually drove on the street was a 197? Datsun pickup.

I have owned..
1956 Chevrolet 210 2 door wagon.
1970 Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu
1970 Chevrolet Nova
1965 Chevrolet Fleetside pick up 1/2 ton
1966 Ford F-100 pick up
1975 Chevrolet Monza
1985 GMC 1500 1/2 ton 4X4 stepside
1986 Chevrolet Camaro
1987 Chevrolet S-10
1989 Nissan 240 SX
1990 Toyota Tercel
1990 Dodge Ramcharger 4X4
1992 Ford Mustang 5.0
1994 Ford Ranger Splash
1998 Jeep Wrangler
1998 Kawasaki ZX-6R Ninja(Motorcycle)
1999 Chevrolet S-10 LS stepside

And I am only 25(June)years old!!!
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 1:36:38 AM EDT
First car was a '69 Chevy Nova w/396, M21, 3.08 (iirc) posi rear.  My dad special ordered it in the winter of '68 in Mountain Home Idaho. I wrecked it twice in highschool, the first time, trying to show off, the second time trying to light a smoke. The second time totaled the front end, and it sat until my dad sold it (for more than he paid new).
2nd car was a '75 Merceury Comet, with a straight 6, and 3 on the tree. That six would smoke the rear single track rearend  with NO problem!! It got taken out by a Chevy Citation (which survived the incident).
3rd '76 Nova 4 door (305)
4th '91 s-10 (2.8)
5th' 93 GMC sonoma extended cab w/ the z series 4.6
6th '72 Chevy Nova (see a trend here?/) w/ a mild 350 (had to sell it due to having a daughter and needing the money)
7th '96 POS Neon
8th 1999 Grand Am
9th 2001 Grand Am GT
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 1:37:31 AM EDT
My first car was a 1978 Dodge Aspen station wagon!  My dad actually still has the car.

medcop
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 1:58:52 AM EDT
Always been a truck kind of guy (the better to haul dirt bikes in). So far, I've only had two (four-wheeled) vehicles: a '76 Datsun King Cab and a '94 Ford Ranger STX SuperCab (both 2WD, both purchased new). Run 'em till they run no more, I say. [:)]
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 2:16:11 AM EDT
My first vehicle was a black and chrome 1987 Honda Rebel motorcycle.  I had that in high school.  Then after I graduated high school, I got a metallic brown 1981 Honda Civic hatchback.  It was totaled when someone rear ended me while I was waiting for a traffic light to change.  My next car was a white 1989 Honda Civic hatchback.  That was my car until last Friday when I was rear ended and knocked off the road by a hit and runner.  At this moment, I'm without a car. [pissed]

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Link Posted: 5/14/2002 2:36:36 AM EDT
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 3:10:52 AM EDT
1968 Charger R/T, 440 w/auto trans. Lots of fun!!! And the back seat was big enough for....
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 3:13:26 AM EDT
1980 Datsun 280ZX
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 3:15:53 AM EDT
First car I drove was a 1983 Ford F-150.

First car I drove regularly was a 1989 Plymouth Grand Voyager.

First car I owned was a 1993 Ford Taurus LX.

First car I bought new was a 2000 Ford Focus.

Car I have now is a 2002 Ford Taurus SEL Deluxe.

the_reject
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 3:28:26 AM EDT
Frist car I owned was a 1980 Chevy Luv P/U, red.
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 3:41:02 AM EDT
1962 Impala Super Sport!

White with red interior.

Eric The(327)Hun[>]:)]
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 3:41:36 AM EDT
1994 Chevy S10 Blazer 4x4 with Tahoe package.  I havent even gotten to drive it, my parents saw it for sale, emailed me a picture and I told them to use some of my college fund to get it for me.  I get home from college next Friday and its going to be a fun summer not having to share vehicles with my dad and brother.

Kharn
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 3:45:21 AM EDT
1. 1988 Blue GMC Jimmy. with a black stripe at the bottom below the rubber trim.

2. 1994 Pontiac Firebird V6 (110 is top on gauge. it goes that fast.... [}:D], T-top, XM Sat. Radio)
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 3:52:23 AM EDT
1964 Impala SS. Crome yellow with a black top. It had a 283 two barrel, power glide on the console. Ran about 60 in the quarter and 110 top end, downhill with a tail wind. Great first car, big, slow, and forgiving. My buddies called it the Bananna.
75 Camaro
79 Toyota Celica
84 Chevy pickup
91 Plymouth mini van
97 Olds mini van
2000 Mazda Millenia
My daily driver is a 78 Chevy pickup. It was my Dad's truck and only has 85k on it.
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 3:53:33 AM EDT
1976 Monte Carlo red with a white half top and white interior, boy was that car ugly now that i think about it.
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 4:18:28 AM EDT
1965 Plymouth Barracuda.
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 4:19:43 AM EDT
1956 Chevrolet 150 2-door sedan.  Stripped it down, jacked it up, straight front axle, 5.13 rear gears, 2.20 Muncie, several different small blocks and it would pick the front end up in the first two gears.  Explode off the line when you side-stepped the clutch.  Grab second the instant the front end settled back down.  Built the engines in a horse stall in the barn.  Drove it on the street and raced it on the runways at Caddo Mills where we used to run six cars at a time.  Flagman would look for the widest gap to stand.  Early 1960's were fun.
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 4:21:57 AM EDT
My first car was a S-10 Pickup
my second well was a $900.00 Joy Ride
and my Third car to drive


1929 Model A Tudor Sedan complete with an, "I LIKE IKE" Sticker, and an "A" Gas ration sticker.  Inline 4 cylinder, gravity flow fuel, spark advance on column, 3 speed, Floor Starter. Totally Kick Ass.

Ben
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 4:28:50 AM EDT
1989 Honda Prelude SI in Laguna Gold Metallic.

God, I loved that car!
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 4:30:21 AM EDT
1984 Pontiac Acadian!!! 4 door!  Woo Hooo
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 4:45:09 AM EDT
First car was a 1983 Renault 18 Sedan, 1.8liter 4 cyl, 3 speed auto tranny, pale yellow/black vinyl roof.
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 4:47:53 AM EDT
I was a little rich kid.....

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Link Posted: 5/14/2002 4:51:21 AM EDT
A 1970 POS Chevy Monza , the driver's side window was gone and both door handles had rusted out . I  drove that car for nearly a year until I did a headon with a city garbage truck . Do you believe I still miss that car .
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 4:52:30 AM EDT
1982 Chevy [b]DIESEL[/b]Chevette. It had no AC and an AM radio. It did get AWESOME gas mileage, though. Turned out to be a great beach car.  
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 5:00:36 AM EDT
In year order, mostly owned order.  

1961 Dodge Pioneer
1963 Ford Falcon Tudor Wagon
1964 Cadillac Coupe Deville
1965 Ford Mustang
1967 Pontiac LeMans
1968 Buick LeSabre
1970 Buick LeSabre
1970 Kawasaki S2 Triple
1971 Ford Pinto
1971 Honda SL350
1972 Volkswagen Beetle
1973 Ford Pinto Wagon
1974 International Harvester Pickup
1975 Ford Grenada
1985 Chevrolet Chevette
1988 Mitusbishi Precis
1990 Buick LeSabre
1991 Chevrolet Cavalier Wagon<---Still driving
1992 Dodge Grand Caravan
1996 Dodge Grand Caravan <---Still driving

I think I got them all. Man, what an eclectic mix!

Link Posted: 5/14/2002 5:12:19 AM EDT
1- 1982 Chevette
2- 1985 Chevy Citation (2DR)
3- 1969 Chevy C20 2WD 396-4V
4- 1987 Chevy Celebrity SW (bought it to move to CO and made it to Iowa)
5- 1966 GMC 1/2 ton PU 250-I6 three on the tree-bought it in Nebraska to finish my move to CO
6- 1988 Ford Ranger
7- 1985 VW Golf
8- 1985 Dodge Aries
9- 1986 Olds Calias ( I cut this car in half with a axe)
10-1985 Jeep Cherokee
11-1980 Chevy 1/2 ton Pickup 2WD
12-1988 Chevy Corsica
13-1985 BMW 325E ( My daily Driver )
14 1985 Chevy Citation 4DR ( My winter/hunting/ hauling stuff around car )

I have only been driving since 1992  [rolleyes]

Link Posted: 5/14/2002 5:12:46 AM EDT
My first was an 89 Chevrolet K5 Blazer.  This thing was great it would go anywhere, but it was in the shop most of the time.  Bought it used with 89,000 miles, and put two engines and four transmissions in it over a period of years.  It was finally totalled in a head on crash with some bitch in a mini-van trying to beat the light.
Other vehicles:
1996 Chevrolet Impala SS (14.30 quarter-mile)
1998 Chevrolet Tahoe LT
2000 Chevrolet Tahoe LT(current vehicle)
Bill3508
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 5:14:21 AM EDT
1965 4-Door Dodge Coronet with an automatic 273, 2bbl, V8.  I actually wish I still had it.  They also made a Coronet 440 that was pretty sweet.
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 5:15:43 AM EDT
First car was a 1968 Mercury Monterey 4 door hardtop with bench seats.  It featured a 390 2 bbl and could hit 110 fully loaded with friends. This was a good idea because it got a little light in the front with just me in it.  What a smoothe riding car that was. Her name was "Josephine" and she had a bleached out powder blue paint job over the stock tan.  

I once loaded it with 7 people, all of their gear, a keg, and as many tubes.  We did a tube run down a river north of Gainesville, FL.  That was a fun day.

After that:

1989 Cavalier 2 door RS white, had it for 5 weeks and traded it for...
1964 Thunderbird HT, Britany Blue, traded that for...
1993 Saturn SL, white, drove it 250K miles and sold it.
Now have:
1994 Trooper: wife's car, my hunting vehicle  
1993 Geo: my commuter

Not nearly as plentiful as other lists, but certainly colorful.
-White Horse
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 5:28:42 AM EDT
Quoted:
1962 Impala Super Sport!

White with red interior.

Eric The(327)Hun[>]:)]
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Make that red exterior and interior and a convertible and this was my third car.  Had it with me in Hawaii.  (327 with the power pak - seems this consisted of four barrel and dual exhaust.)
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 5:41:37 AM EDT
First car I was allowed to drive was my parent's 1974 AMC Gremlin.  First car I owned was a 1967 Chevy Impala.  After that I owned a 1965 Pontiac Star Chief and a 1971 Chevy Caprice (2-door).  The Caprice was an incredible car, but got lousy gas milage.

GunLvr
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 5:51:12 AM EDT
Let see now. My first car was  a 64 Falcon. Then.
69 Montego
seventy something Astra stationwagon
80 Regal
Various company cars
88 Berretta
77 Ford F150 just for beating around
90 Continental
85 380 SE Benz still drive everyday
96 Corvette
93 Suburban still drive
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 6:00:21 AM EDT
1955 Oldsmobile Super 88.
Red and white with spinner hubs of course...
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 6:01:33 AM EDT
Ahhhh....my first vehicle....a 1976 Chevy Luv. I got Tboned and it was nearly destroyed. I got a big fat insurance check and restored it fully. I miss that transmission....ahem...I mean truck very much.
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 6:08:13 AM EDT
A 1973 Ford F100 ex hot-shot truck with 150,000 miles on her.  It was black with an in-line 6 cyl. workhorse. It had a headache rack and mis-matched front and rear mags. I loved that truck.
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 6:10:17 AM EDT
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 6:12:34 AM EDT
Learned on 52' M-38 Willys

First truck      80' GMC Crew Cab, 4x4, 454
First new truck  91' F-150 4x4 xlt
1996             F-350 Power Stroke 4x4
First car        98 Toyota Camry XLE
2000             F-150 XLT Ext. Cab 4x4
2002             F-250 Platinum Edition 4x4 (current ride)
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 6:17:18 AM EDT
1976 at the ripe old age of 16 I bought, well parents did, my first car. A blue 1963 Dodge Dart 4 door with a 225 slant 6 engine and a push-button auto tranny. God I wish I still had that car. Gave to my sister when she turned 16.

Then came;

1967 Ford Galaxy 500 2-door fast-back w/390-4v
1970 Ford Mustang fastback with a 351C and auto., drove this one for 17 years.
1949 Willys CJ3A with a Chevy 283
1963 Dodge 440 Stationwagon with old style 318 and push-button auto tranny. I kinda' like them pushbutton trannys. [:D] This was a huntn', fishn', partyn' car instead of beating up the Mustang.
1978 Honda Civic
1985 Yamaha RZ350 last of the 2 stroke street bikes, bought new, still have, and not for sale.
1968 Jeep Wagoneer w/ 350 Buick and auto.
1985 Chevy El Camino w/anemic 305-4v.

Somewhere between the Galaxy and the RZ I owned a '76 Honda XL250 and was riding a '76 Yamaha DT250 (both enduro bikes) when I ordered the RZ.

I didn't include the two cars the ex- and I bought because they were her POS's. [:D]
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 6:19:08 AM EDT
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 6:36:52 AM EDT
First car I drove was a driver's ed POS chevy.  Reliably and sensibly underpowered. It would have been a 1984 I think.

Then I drove the 1978 ForD LTD Country Squire station wagon, pale yellow color exterior, medium brown vinyl interior. Was destroyed when my sister took a corner wrong and ran it into the corner of a largish stone wall.

Next vehicle I drove was a 1978 Jeep Wagoneer with a chunky 318 8 cylinder.  That sucker had usable power.  My first accident was a few weeks after I got my license.  I was adjusting in a tight parking space and caught the passenger side door of the car next to me.  I then proceeded to panick, stomped on the gas instead of the brake, and instead of producing a tiny short dent in the door panel, dug the front bumper into the side of the car door like a can opener and tore the thing open all the way through the rear turning signal (including the rear tire. There was no discernable damage to the jeep.

The insurance worked it out and I ended up getting along pretty well with the young woman who owned the car ;)

Next vehicle was a Chevy Chevette (early 80's model and who the heck cares about the date of a Chevette)

Next was a Datsun B210, standard shift, rotted out pretty quick.  (tried jacking it up to change a tire and the jack punched right through the jack point....oooops.

First car I actually bought...a 1986 Nissan 200SX hatcback.  I enjoyed that car, but beat it pretty much to death in 5 years.  I live in New England and a lightweight, rear-drive car is basically a powered sled in the winter.  The moonroof leaked pretty badly as well. Two accidents (1 when my cousin was borrowing the car (it got broadsided by a drunk and) and 1 when I was driving to work late one morning and was cut off by a woman turning across three lanes of traffic in front of me) did that car in by degrees.  I used the insurance money from the last accident to help finance my 1995 thru-hike.

I traded in the Nissan, barely operable and uninspectable, for $500.00 toward my current 1996 Subaru Legacy Outback SW.  I also have a 1996 Ford F150 Super cab 4x4 (technically my wife's car, but I'm the only one who drives it, the Subaru is her primary now.
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 6:39:05 AM EDT
1976 BWM 2002. Wonderful car as long as you replaced the rotor button about once a month.

I've owned three of these and always looking for more.
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 6:44:59 AM EDT
1971 Ford Mustang, std coupe (not fast back) 302V8, 2bbl, c4 tranny, red & black with the false hood scoops.

Many a day was spent racing my friend's Coronet 440. He usually beat me, since the Chevy had the slightly larger motor.

The difference is, he trashed his 440, and I STILL HAVE MINE!!! WOoooWEEEE!!!

Needs work, but still runs fine.

Link Posted: 5/14/2002 6:59:00 AM EDT
The year was 1978 and Dad and I were looking for a first gen Monte Carlo. Well Dad said "why dont you consider the Olds. Cutlass, it will be a little less expensive than the Chevy due to popularity?"  So we found this 1971 Cutlass Supreme SX,  50K miles $1700.  We took a look under the hood and my dad says "hey this engine is the wrong color for a 350" (the seller was attempting to pawn it off as the smaller engine due to the big gas problems of the day). Dad figured out right away that this car had a 455.  WEll, we took it out for a spin (dad was driving naturally 'cause I'm barely 17) and the first time we leave a stoplight dad remarks "damn! I can hardly keep from spinning the tires!"  I'm thinking to myself "yeah!  I need this car!"  Dad has always been a big engine man so he made sure we got the car and man was this a fun car to drive.  It had #360 HP and 465lbsft of torque!
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 7:03:02 AM EDT
My first car was an '84 Camero.  Mom got a new one, and I got her old one.  Was in really good shape though!
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 7:23:25 AM EDT
How many here have heard of this?

My first car was a 1969 SIMCA 1118.  Rear engined, 4-door, 4-speed, 58Hp.  Color:  grey primer.

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0-60?  Take a lunch and eat it when you get there.

Oh yeah.  Real chick magnet.
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 7:34:27 AM EDT
My first car was a 1983 Plymoth Reliant K.  I broke that car real good.

I havent owned many cars:
1989 Ford Tempo.  
1997 Mazda Protege

Link Posted: 5/14/2002 7:41:42 AM EDT
My first car was a 1980 Camaro Berlinetta with a fire-breathing 229.  I hated that car.

The rest:
1987 chevy s-10 Blazer
1987 Ford F150 supercab
1989 Chevy beretta
1989 Chevy 2500 x-cab
1985 Merc Grand Marquis
1995 Chevy S-10 p/u
1967 mustang
1968 mustang
1954 Chevy Bel-Air
1972 Chevy p/u
1980 Olds
1996 Chevy p/u

Currently have:
1997 Chevy 2500 Suburban
1999 Toyota Tacoma
1987 Toyota 4runner
1972 Toyota FJ40



Link Posted: 5/14/2002 7:45:33 AM EDT
My First CAR
Renault 4   (fun)
Ford Granada 1972 (great)
Honda Civic 1986 (fun)
Volvo 744 1986  (ok)

move to America (1998)

Jeep Cherokee 1992 (crap)
Cadillac DeVille 1988 (crap)
Volvo 244 1982 (ok)
Chevrolet Metro 1999 (no coomment)
Chevrolet 2002 (ok)
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 7:57:13 AM EDT
1966 Mustang
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 8:15:48 AM EDT
My first car was a 1969 Chevy Chevelle.
Link Posted: 5/14/2002 8:26:13 AM EDT
My first car was a 1981 Datsun 210 Station Wagon.  It had reclining bucket seats (which came in handy alot[:D]), sunroof, tons of room in the back (which also came in handy[:D]), and a Jensen 6x9 speaker between the 2 front seats!!!  I was stylin in high school!!!
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