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Old 05-28-2012, 05:24 PM   #1
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I bought my first vehicle when I was home on leave in 1973. Bought a 1970 Opel GT and drove it from Decatur,IL to San Diego, CA. Not sure I would fit in it today.
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I bought a 1960 VW beetle in 1976. LOL
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Old 05-28-2012, 05:41 PM   #3
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I bought my first vehicle when I was home on leave in 1973. Bought a 1970 Opel GT and drove it from Decatur,IL to San Diego, CA. Not sure I would fit in it today.
my neighbor has one of these I would love to have. Pretty car.

First car I shared was a lime green mazda rx2 with grey primer spots. First one I owned was a 70 something Ford Mustang hatchback. I was one of the worst cars I have ever driven, but it was mine.
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1974 Dodge Colt. Lime Green and cost $900 with a hole in the floor board that took a welder to fix before I could register the car. Rings were so loose it was practically a two cycle engine and I always carried a case of oil in the trunk. I used to have to pull over and hammer in wedges between the alternator and the block to keep the fan belt tight because the bracket bolts were stripped. Good times.

She finally conked out, I kid you not, just a I was passing over a railroad crossing. I did coast over the tracks and made it to the side of the road on the far side, but I took it as a sign and walked the rest of the way to work leaving it unlocked with the keys in it.

When I went by later it was gone. I hope whoever took it made it across whatever tracks they were crossing.
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Was technically my sisters but when she went to uni it was all mine, nicknamed "The Beast". Was quite a laugh cruising in that thing with metal blaring out and a car full of pretty big lads.

Also, for anyone from the UK, this was pre-Inbetweeners, maybe they saw me and thought; "That looks ****ing ridiculous!"

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