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ctenidae

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My first. Had about 160K on it when I got it for free, drove it from New Orleans to both NC and AR multiple times, then from NC to AZ and half way back. Replaced it with:



Without the hot wheels
 

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my first car - mercury capri


my first "new car" 86 VW Cabriolet (turned it out i bought a girl car)

 

Nick

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Whatever duded, convertibles are always cool.

My wife likes the new VW EOS. I think that's it. The on with the retractable hardtop.
 

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Whatever duded, convertibles are always cool.

My wife likes the new VW EOS. I think that's it. The on with the retractable hardtop.

i had a blast with that car but i can (now, later in life) admit it was a chick car. i'm ok with that. pay attention to who's driving VW convertibles, 85% women.

The EOS is nice, you should get her one before the winter hits. Fall nights with the top down and the heat cranked up makes for wicked good driving fun.
 

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my first "new car" 86 VW Cabriolet (turned it out i bought a girl car)


Is that pic actually you or did you spend the day searching the internet looking for a pic with a guy driving it? :wink:

My first brand new car was a 1994 Nissan xtra cab pick up
 

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68 GMC Van..I bought it for $150 when I got out of the Army.. It was blaze orange/primer with a sunroof. Engine was between the front seats. Remember my dad saying it was such a POS...And by parking it in his driveway it would decrease property value. Took some nice ski trips in it. Also made it to Nassau Coleseum to see the GD with around 12 of my friends

Steveo




 

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I feel old when I

shave my ears, and stick the trimmer in my nostrils. First car was a '72 LeMans Sport. Posi and a B@M tranny. Bought it for $900, got $740 in tickets one night...'cuz they didn't check if you were drunk in those days...and sold it for $900 the next day. Got back into bicycling...:p
 

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You guys had some nice first cars,

Corvair. I never ever heard my mother cuss at my father before when the gas pedal linkage snapped! Linkage worked just the opposite of any other car. Imagine 100mpg without even trying!

The flaming Pinto.
The AMC Gremlin.

Then the Maverick till I wrecked it. Just as well, all the door panels rusted out after 3 years.

We sure knew how to pck them.
 
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bvibert

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my first "new car" 86 VW Cabriolet (turned it out i bought a girl car)


My wife had one of those.... :lol:

Seriously, it was a fun car. I liked her 97 Cabrio better though.

VW came out with a new Golf convertible in Europe, I wonder if it will ever make it's way back over to the states? Doesn't seem likely. It's got a power soft top and is smaller than the EOS, but has more storage space.
 
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