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Old 09-13-2008, 08:51 AM   #1

The ultimate car thread got me to thinking about all the cars I've owned over the years. (I still haven't gotten my beloved Austin Healey 3000)

I decided to make a list to see if I could remember them all. I don't think I left any out.

(in order of when they were acquired)

1969 VW Bug
1964 Chevy Impala SS
1974 Chevy Vega
1964 Chevy Impala SS
1976 VW Rabbit
1972 Triumph Spitfire
1970 Chevy Truck
1973 Ford Courier
1971 VW Super Beetle
1972 Pontiac GTO
1973 Ford Capri 2600
1969 Pontiac Catalina Station Wagon
1970 VW Bus
1978 Pontiac Catalina 4-door Sedan
1973 Ford Capri 2600
1989 Ford Festiva
1976 Triumph Spitfire 1500
1974 MG Midget
1991 Mazda Miata
1968 Triumph Spitfire
1994 Mazda Miata
1987 Suzuki Samurai
2000 Mazda Miata

23 cars total from 1979 to present.

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Old 09-13-2008, 09:15 AM   #2
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1996 - 2003 Orange and white (and rust) colored Ford Bronco II
2004 - Present Nissan Quest

Yep, a huge list.

In comparison, my ex- FIL had owned 26 cars by the time I knew him. And probably spent $1000 total to buy them. Classy guy, he was.
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Old 09-13-2008, 09:19 AM   #3
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I've had all sorts.

Some of the more interesting ones have been.

Have a beer on me.

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Old 09-13-2008, 09:21 AM   #4
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I owned this but never got round to finishing it. (I wish I did)
Full steel!

Have a beer on me.

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Old 09-13-2008, 09:23 AM   #5
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I owned this but never got round to finishing it. (I wish I did)
Full steel!

Well, it must be really easy to park!!!

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Old 09-13-2008, 11:23 AM   #6
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The cars/motorcycles in red are/were exclusively for the wife

I know there were at least 1 or 2 more I had very briefly but I can't remember any more.....


1967 RS Camaro
1978 Camaro
1983 Camaro
1980 Datsun B210 Wagon
198? Toyota Celica
1980 Chrysler Cordoba
1981 Buick Riviera
1979 Chevy Blazer
1978 Chevy Blazer
1979 Chevy Blazer
1981 Oldsmobile Cutlass
1985 Chevy Blazer
1994 Dodge Dakota
1996 Ford Mustang
2002 Ford Mustang
1991 Ford Ranger
2003 VW Jetta
2003 Chevy Silverado
2006 Hummer H3 <---Huge mistake....LOL
2000 Chevy Corvette
2007 GMC Yukon
2003 Toyota Corolla
2007 Pontiac G6 GTP


198? Kawasaki KZ600
1983 Honda 750 Shadow
1994 Honda 1100 Shadow
1996 HD 1200 Sportster
2000 HD Dyna Wide Glide
2000 HD 883 Sportster
2002 HD Fat Boy
2008 HD Street Glide
2008 HD Softail Deluxe

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Old 09-13-2008, 11:35 AM   #7
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Seems like a long list seeing as how I've only been driving a little over 10 years:

1984 Chevrolet Silverado 4X4
1986 Buick Regal
1994 Honda Civic Si Hatch
1994 Honda Prelude Si
1997 Honda Prelude
2002 Honda S2000
2000 Jetta GLX

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Old 09-13-2008, 11:40 AM   #8
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While I seemed to have pretty much landed on and stuck to Jeep and Harley, my father-in-law is a dealer in North Florida and owns/owned several junkyards in the area. He seems to live for unique cars. He had one of the first SMART cars here in the states even before they where "legal" - had to keep Canadian plates and registration on it for over a year. Right now he is real big into different "minis" from the UK. I don't even know what most of them are - one of them is this tiny truck with a flatbed. He also has an Indy car that has been modified to be street legal. It is pretty damn cool but uncomfortable as hell to drive - it is a tight fit.

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Old 09-13-2008, 11:46 AM   #9
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Cars (since 1990)
1979 Dodge Dart
1970 Chevy Camaro
1976 Chevy Corvette
1977 Chevy Camaro Z/28
1992 Chevy Blazer
2000 Mustang GT
1992 Ford Bronco
2003 Dodge Durango

1992 HD Sportster
1976 HD Superglide
1986 HD Sportster 1200
1994 HD Springer Softail
2000 Buell S-3
2000 FXR-4
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Old 09-13-2008, 01:45 PM   #10
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In 40 years, only five plus two motorcycles. I drive them until they fail. Still pi$$ed I had to donate my '89 Civic wagon. Only had 204,000 miles on it, but California couldn't find a copy of the title & Oregon won't let an individual re-title a car.

I'll probably have my Sprinter van the day I die. They routinely go a half million miles.
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