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What was your first car??

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by conny63malies, Nov 14, 2008.

  1. conny63malies

    conny63malies Crowing

    Mar 22, 2008
    Annetta Kentucky
    Mine was the size of a ocean liner and it used as much gas too. My fist car was a 1972 Ford Taunus- german car.
    After that i drove a 91 Fiat which had 34HP , a Opel Kadett, a Suzuki SUV-which i hated and some little red hoopty van. Here in the US our cars were a 98 Plymouth Neon(you had to refill the oil not change it). After that a Dodge truck , 03 Mone Carlo that didnt survive a hurricane, a old white Chrysler Van named Myrtle the turtle and now our current car and keeper a 07 Chevy Cobalt.
    THe most original and weirdest car i ever drove and owned was a 1969 Goggomobil. This car had a fabulous 13.6HP two cylinder engine
    This car had a mindblowing topspeed of 45mph when it ran on both cylinders and half of that when one went out. It was the only car i ever had where i could clean the front and back window at the same time without leaving the passenger seat. Oh mine looked like the white one except the bottom half was red. I loved that little coffin but sold it to an old man who loves them even more.
    Last edited: Nov 14, 2008

  2. ChickenToes

    ChickenToes Songster

    May 14, 2008
    NE Wisconsin
    A Plymouth Breeze. 4 cylinder engine, not snappy enough for me. Then I had a Jeep Cherokee, which was better (and holy crow, you could fit enough groceries in there for a small country) but I still wasn't happy with it. And now I have my truck, a Dodge Ram. I love it!
  3. Shared Acres

    Shared Acres Songster

    Aug 10, 2008
    Northeast Fla
    65 Mustang.

    I just turned 29 yesterday, so I didn't buy it back when it was new or anything.

    Being young, a car like that can be costly to maintain. I ended up selling it and using the money to go to Rome, Italy for a bit.
  4. 2boxers

    2boxers Songster

    Feb 16, 2008
    Halifax Co Virginia
    Blue AMC Concord. It ran rough when I got it. Every once in a while, some part would fall out or a belt would fall off and it would run a little bot better. It lived a happy and full life until my brother ran it into a row of mailboxes and killed it.

    Then I bought a Subaru-there wasn't a name for this Subaru, it was just the Subaru. It lasted a month before it died.

    Next was a Ford Escort. Never had a worse car than that.

    After that it was a red Ford Festiva. I wish I still had that one.

    Then came the Jeep Cherokee-Junior I called him. He was a gem and I loved him but after the kid was born, we needed something more...Mommy-ish.

    Right now it's a Ford Explorer. I hate it, but it gets the job done. A 1997 model, this is the newest car I've ever had.
  5. cluckychick

    cluckychick Songster

    Mar 29, 2008
    South of KCMO
    First Car: Dodge Daytona

    Current: Mitz. Lancer and Jeep Wrangler [​IMG]

    I absolutely loved my Daytona!!
  6. NC chicken man

    NC chicken man Songster

    Dec 3, 2007
    Mt. Pleasant,NC
    1969 GMC 3/4 ton pickup thats all i've ever had was a truck.
  7. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    1967 Volkswagen Squareback. It was torn up I had to stuff t-shirts in the drivers seat so I didn't fall through.

  8. key west chick

    key west chick Songster

    May 31, 2008
    Gainesville, GA
    Mine was a 1979 red, 5 speed Mazda RX-7 when I turned 16. Had it for 2 years and my dad sold it and got me a new, 1986 Ford mustang, NOT a cool car. I hated it. Then a Ford Thunderbird, an old Mercedes SDL after I got married and now my Mercedes ML 320.
  9. what was i thinking

    what was i thinking Songster

    Oct 1, 2008
    cny ny
    1982 k car. no heat or shocks. i would leave high school with both front windows down and have to scrap the inside windshield to see. also i would fill it with friends and they would try to bounce it off the ground with not shocks. they could get it going pretty good. but i had wheels and it sure beat walking. my dad bought it for me after he had to drive me to summer school for a week. you would have thought he would have bought a better car for his daughter to be safe. i think the price tag was more important. my car was in better shape than the one he bought my sister. nice huh
  10. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Mine is a Garnet Pearl (deep red) Lexus SC300. [​IMG]

    My dad got it for me when I was 17. The poor Lincoln Town Car couldn't take my lead foot anymore and after two sets of warped rotors, it was time to get a sportier car with harder suspension.

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