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A Lifetime of Cars

Discussion in 'Car Talk' started by JeffL, Dec 31, 2015.

  1. JeffL

    JeffL
    Right on Brother, I hear ya, it's all good. Premium Member

    Got bored last night and put together a picture of all the cars I've owned. Grew up in a mechanics family so bought them all used except the '88 Camaro (only new car I've ever owned and drove it for 10 years) These are all google pics but they are the correct colors of the all the vehicles. Yeah I'm old. HeHe:D Love to see your babies
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  2. Chris Stacey

    Chris Stacey
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    That's an awesome collection Jeff!
     
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  3. Enzo Fazzi

    Enzo Fazzi
    Always sideways Premium Member

    Amazing! At what age did you buy your first car?
     
  4. JeffL

    JeffL
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    They are pretty much in order and I bought the Dodge dart at 15
     
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  5. Andy Jackson

    Andy Jackson
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    Of course I have had many cars over the years, not the American classics that Jeff has had though. Some nice cars there Jeff. But my passion has always been motorbikes. I am going to compile a list with scanned photos as soon as time allows but the count since the age of 16 is currently 158 motorcycles and counting. I still own three now.
     
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  6. Paul Bennett

    Paul Bennett
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    Jeff have to say there some are lookers there, but with a few hookers in the mix :)
    So what was your best an worst buy ?
     
  7. JeffL

    JeffL
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    Best was the '74 Lemans, such an awesome car somebody lifted it. Worst the Audi 1000 it was a total piece of sh*t . I'm a mechanic so I gave it to a mechanic I didn't like.
     
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  8. JeffL

    JeffL
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    Wow, have you checked out the Barber Motor Sports Museum online. It's about 10 miles from my house and I think it's one of the largest motorcycle museums in the world. Acres and Acres of bikes, you'd probably leave little wet spots everywhere. Can't wait to see your listing.
     
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  9. JeffL

    JeffL
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    Loved this car 350 4 barrel, white buckets console stunning beast.
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  10. Hiroshi Awazu

    Hiroshi Awazu
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    Wow that Skyhawk :D. Very cool collection there Jeff.
     
  11. Hiroshi Awazu

    Hiroshi Awazu
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    I moved your thread for it is worthy of being over here at Car Talk :thumbsup:
     
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  12. Hiroshi Awazu

    Hiroshi Awazu
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    @JeffL , so how did you like the Taurus SHO?. I've always thought those were pretty cool cars. I still remember back in the day when they first came out i would see them go up against them FBody Mustang 5.0's and either beat them or stay side by side with them. I think the SHO's were quicker than the Thunderbird Supercoupes as well.

    SHO's were definitely sleeper cars.
     
  13. JeffL

    JeffL
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    Big time sleeper, take on Camaros and Mustangs all day long and faster in the quarter than the tbird (when the turbo chargers weren't burning up on the bird) but not top end. They had a lot of electrical issues but it was a tight ass car. Great suspension. Smokem in 3 gears. LOL. Not bad for grandmas sedan.:)
     
  14. Ole Marius Myrvold

    Ole Marius Myrvold
    JWB 96-13 Staff

    Hmm, the Rabbit doesn't fit in... Why did you buy that? :p
     
  15. JeffL

    JeffL
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    @Ole Marius Myrvold
    I was driving 100 miles to a job and it got 55 miles per gallon. Great car "diesel". Funny story about that car was that I bought it from a friend named Lamb. I wrecked it hitting a deer. So I hit a Deer with Lambs Rabbit.
     
  16. Ole Marius Myrvold

    Ole Marius Myrvold
    JWB 96-13 Staff

    ^^,

    Oh well. At least you get to drive your cars, I own three, have owned five, and never had a drivers license.

    I am a tiny bit jealous as well. There are quite a few cars you've owned that I would really like to own one day :)
     
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  17. JeffL

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    I know it looks like fun but when you own old cars like that you have to work on em' , I can't tell how many of those cars I had to lay under in the snow just to keep em runnin' . Much rather go to work in a boat.
     
  18. Ole Marius Myrvold

    Ole Marius Myrvold
    JWB 96-13 Staff

    ^^, I have a '68 beetle and a 72 Citro├źn D-Special/DS21/ID19 (Depending on who you are talking to really). I think my dad likes it better than me, as I'm not a big fan of working on cars to be honest :)
     
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  19. Cool Jag :cool:
     
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  20. Rui F. Martins

    Rui F. Martins
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    Nice collection :thumbsup:
    i really liked the '70 Camaro, i love those cars ;)
     
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