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Old 07-29-2011, 09:44 PM   #1
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What was your first car?

Hey guys, I got this idea from another forum...

So what was your first car or truck?

I'll start, I was lucky when my father gave it to me for free.




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Old 07-29-2011, 10:01 PM   #2
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1993 Grand Prix SE. Puke green with fading/peeling paint. 3.1 V6 that blew a headgasket at 80k...maybe it had to do with my driving. Car would cruise around 120 with no problem.
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Old 07-29-2011, 10:15 PM   #3
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Don't have a pic handy, but my first car was a 1977 Honda Civic.
It had the 1200cc motor, 2 speed Hondamatic transmission, White with Tan interior, 12" stock wheels, and the hard to find front and rear bumper brush/tie-down bars. It had a whopping 58hp if I remember right and the fastest I ever got it to was somewhere between 85 and 90 mph before it was shaking so bad and was screaming so loud I was worried it was going to blow up and had to slow down.
Paid $1100 for it when I was 16 and it blew it's engine on me sophomore year of college... Sold it to a Honda lover with grand plans for it about a year ago for $700 since I never got around to pulling it out of the back yard to fix up myself. Not bad, only taking a $400 hit when I bought it in a good economy in working order and sold it in this economy in non-working condition. Lol
Since then I've owned a black '85 Chevy S-10 with a V8 swap, a Wimbeldon White '65 Ford Galaxie with a big block, and now am the proud owner of a '12 Tuxedo Black Ford Focus SE hatch with the PowerShift and sport package. Next car likely to be another Focus I love this one so much :)
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Old 07-29-2011, 10:21 PM   #4
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My 2000 Focus. I've had it since '05. I can't believe how lucky I was. $4000 for such a great car.
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Old 07-29-2011, 10:25 PM   #5
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My 2003 zx3 with 110,000 milles on it paid 1700 for it. Had to Clean the HELL out of it put new tires brakes new clutch and it was goood to gooo.
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Old 07-29-2011, 10:27 PM   #6
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Old 07-29-2011, 10:27 PM   #7
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a 1969 ford falcon 4 door. straight 6. some guy about to move to nj had to sell it quick. got it for 100 bucks. started rite up. my dad and i worked on the engine replacing stuff and made it look good. and worked on the body made it straight and primed it. had it for bout a yr and a half. lol wasnt even driving at the time but was a good experience to learn about cars. sold it for 800.
sadly no pics were takin. only car i have no pics of
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80 something Festiva, it was as crappy as it sounds but that was high school and it was a car. At least I learned how to drive stick.
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Old 07-29-2011, 10:38 PM   #9
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