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#380780 - 07/28/12 01:48 AM Cars
2x6spds Offline

Registered: 03/16/02
Posts: 3123
Loc: CA, USA
For each year, from 1948 to 1971, list your picks, domestic and foreign.

Look at it as if you were time dumped to each of those years and had the ability to buy any car you desired, one American, one furrin.

Go gettem.
Enjoy the Music. Trust your ears. Laugh at Folks Who Claim to Know it All.

#380781 - 07/28/12 02:12 AM Re: Cars [Re: 2x6spds]
exlabdriver Offline

Registered: 09/07/11
Posts: 1735
I had a 1970 1/2 Pontiac Trans-Am Firebird - white with blue stipe with a high compression 400 cu inch motor. Price was $5454 in those days.

I sold it to my brother in the 1980s. He owns it to this day in Penticton, BC where he has kept it in beautiful condition. It is a rather rare beast now as only about 2500 of them were built that year. Thankfully it spends most of its time in his garage beside his burgundy 1975 Camaro.

I took it for a drive a couple of summers ago. I was amazed how heavy & crude it is compared to the refined vehicles of today. It's still one of my favourites though...


#380784 - 07/28/12 08:24 AM Re: Cars [Re: 2x6spds]
Ken.C Offline
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Registered: 05/03/03
Posts: 18044
Loc: NoVA
Hard to pick that many cars, but if I can stagger, I'll go with a '62 Ferrari GTO and a '58 Corvette.
I am the Doctor, and THIS... is my SPOON!

#380785 - 07/28/12 08:43 AM Re: Cars [Re: 2x6spds]
Joe_in_SC Offline

Registered: 02/16/04
Posts: 309
Loc: Charleston, SC
68 Shelby Mustang GT350, 70 Hemi 'Cuda, 64 Pontiac GTO
I started out with nothing & I've still got most of it left
M60 VP160 QS8 EP350
M22 VP100

#380786 - 07/28/12 09:19 AM Re: Cars [Re: 2x6spds]
FordPrefect Offline

Registered: 07/05/02
Posts: 1342
Loc: Ancaster, Ontario
I'd have to go back to my 1969 Z28 other choice would be a 1950 Ford Prefect.
getting to 2,000 posts; one year at a time vp160/qs8/qs4/ep350/m60/m2200s

#380787 - 07/28/12 09:24 AM Re: Cars [Re: 2x6spds]
J. B. Offline

Registered: 01/19/11
Posts: 1291
Loc: Quebec, Canada
has anyone ever had one of London's old taxi cars?
THAT would be unusual!
or: Axiom Gallery

#380791 - 07/28/12 10:53 AM Re: Cars [Re: 2x6spds]
2x6spds Offline

Registered: 03/16/02
Posts: 3123
Loc: CA, USA
1948 Tucker (US) Jaguar XK-120
1949 Cadillac Sedanette fastback (US) Ferrari 166 MM Barchetta
1950 Mercury ...
Enjoy the Music. Trust your ears. Laugh at Folks Who Claim to Know it All.

#380794 - 07/28/12 11:21 AM Re: Cars [Re: 2x6spds]
Ya_basta Offline

Registered: 06/23/07
Posts: 4299
Loc: Sitting down somewhere
A jet black 57 Chev Bel Air.
The only reasonable argument for owning a gun is to protect yourself from the police.

#380799 - 07/28/12 01:15 PM Re: Cars [Re: 2x6spds]
Lampshade Offline

Registered: 11/08/05
Posts: 1235
Loc: Millis, MA
1977 Chevy Chevette Sandpiper Edition. Loved it.
M3 and

#380800 - 07/28/12 01:55 PM Re: Cars [Re: 2x6spds]
real80sman Offline

Registered: 05/16/02
Posts: 1177
Loc: Ontario, Canada
66 Buick Skylark GS
67 Chevelle SS
70 442 W30 Convert
77 Monte Carlo - 6 foot nose, and swivel bucket seats!
(For nostalgia - this was the car I learned to drive in)
85 Cutlass 442

Epic 80/600 + M3's + M3 Algonquins + M2 Computer + EP125
I think I'm developing an addiction.

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