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1962 English Ford Anglia Estate. This picture isn't mine but my car was basically the same except the steering wheel was in the correct place.
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^^That is just way too awesome!
 
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Somehow I missed this the past 4yrs lol

1974 Dodge Dart Sport w/318 - was originally a 3sp stick but the guy converted it to auto for his mom...then she didn't want it lol. $450 in 1991. Wrecked on black ice the following Jan or Feb.
1974 Plymouth Duster Twister w/318 - $150 in 1992 with a busted trans. Bought a used trans for $50 and ran the hell out of that thing.
1972 Plymouth Duster w/318 - $700 I think in 1994, got this while I still had the '74. This one was modified. Was beating a 93-94 Z28 down I-95 when the timing chain let go...Ended up coming back from a deployment to an offer for both cars I couldn't refuse.
1972 Dodge Charger SE w/318 - $1500 in 1995. Ended up fixing the hideaways, drove it home from FL when I got out the navy in 1996. Electrical system was slowly but surely dying in this car lol. Fall of '96 3rd gear crapped out. Went to junkyard and grabbed a trans. Following spring the oil pump went...somehow that 318 kept running enough to get me home (albeit not below 1500rpm lol). Went back to same car in junkyard and grabbed the 360 out of it. That made it a lot more fun to drive. Drove it til I got the Road Runner on the road; it ended up donating some B body specific parts before being consigned to the scrapyard.
1972 Plymouth Road Runner - found this at an abandoned house Aug 1996, no engine or trans. Left my number with the neighbor. Got a call out of the blue in Dec that year asking if I was interested; $500 for the car and all the parts but I had 3 days to go get it. SOLD!! Strip down model, manual everything except power steering, 4 wheel manual drum brakes, manual windows and locks, even floor vents (non A/C car). Original engine was a 400 B block. Found a guy in Philly who was parting out a '78 Cordoba with a 400 (about 75,000 original miles) and automatic hooked to it for $100. For an extra $50 he delivered it to me with his tow truck. Put that together and drove it as a daily for two years til the fuel filter broke by the coil and the engine caught fire...every old Mopar I had after that got the coil relocated because of it. Wish I had more pics of it, just when I had it in storage, had so many plans for that car. Went into the USCG shortly thereafter and wasn't in a position to move it anywhere, so it sat until 2006 and I sold it. Didn't want to be that guy who holds on to something with the intention but never getting around to it while it sits and rots. The trailer pic is the day I sold it and they guy picked it up :(
In the mean time I needed wheels, so I got:
1979 Chrysler LeBaron w/slant 6 - $300 in 1999, slow econobox but reliable and that was what I needed at the time. Gave it to my stepfather when I shipped out; he let it rot in the yard (dumbass)
1974 Dodge Monaco w/440 - $1000 in 2001. Found it when I got to FL. Factory 440 two door. Pass everything but a gas station lol. Had that through 2005, Hurricane Katrina decided I didn't need it anymore, lost a buttload of parts and tools and my other car at the time
1987 & 88 Nissan Pulsars - got the '87 (1.6 DOHC 5sp, like 85hp) from my gf at the time. Sold it when I got the '88, better engine (1.8 DOHC 5sp, 125hp). That became my daily as I messed with the Monaco. I had just found a CA18DET (Japan only turbo version) to replace the CA18DE (naturally aspirated) in the car. Dog off the lane, but once you got the revs up it would grab rubber in three gears. Ended up floating around in the garage.
Since I had to deploy, I was without wheels for about 3 months. Got the wife (now ex) at the time an 04 Liberty to make her happy. Ended up with my truck shortly thereafter.
2003 Dodge Ram Lonestar w/5.7 hemi - had 28,000 original on it, don't remember how much I paid for it lol. over 150,000 on it now. This truck isn't remotely like it was when I bought it lol (so modified). Daily driver from Nov 2005 until Feb 2014 when I got my Charger.
2006 Dodge Charger R/T w/5.7 hemi - swore I was gonna leave this one alone. That lasted about 3-4 months lol. Oh well lol.
2005 Dodge Magnum R/T w/5.7 - picked this up as a project advertised over on LXforum. Had an engine problem and some other issues, guy didn't want it anymore and neither did either of his driving age teenage sons. Had someone offered me a free hemi magnum when I was 17...? $2000 with about 103,000 miles on it. Pushrod out of place. That was the problem. One *tink* back into the rocker arm and smooth as butter. What he neglected to mention was...it had been flooded by Hurricane Sandy, which explained some of the electrical gremlins I ran into and shoddy wiring repair work. Fixed those, now it's just little things here and there. Awesome dog transport.
Technically doesn't count, as it won't be mine but I found another identical 05 Magnum R/T for my current gf (she wanted mine, so I just got her one of her own lol). Even cheaper than mine with an engine issue I haven't diagnosed yet. Had an MDS solenoid crap out, replaced that but still having an issue. When I have the time I 'll get it fixed. Best case scenario it's valvetrain related, worst case it dropped a seat and holed a piston. Figure it out eventually when I have the time lol.
 

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^^That is a WHOLE LOT of 1st cars lol!!!
 

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Somehow I missed this the past 4yrs lol

1974 Dodge Dart Sport w/318 - was originally a 3sp stick but the guy converted it to auto for his mom...then she didn't want it lol. $450 in 1991. Wrecked on black ice the following Jan or Feb.
1974 Plymouth Duster Twister w/318 - $150 in 1992 with a busted trans. Bought a used trans for $50 and ran the hell out of that thing.
1972 Plymouth Duster w/318 - $700 I think in 1994, got this while I still had the '74. This one was modified. Was beating a 93-94 Z28 down I-95 when the timing chain let go...Ended up coming back from a deployment to an offer for both cars I couldn't refuse.
We bought a 1973 Dodge Dart Sport as our first new family car and kept it 11 years.
 

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Well. I saw a few posts that were a whole bunch and not just the first one, plus I've had some cool cars over the years (and some not so but are part of my history nonetheless) so I figured why the hell not (I was bored) lol.
Gotcha...I'm with you on this one lol! Cheers :)
 
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Well. I saw a few posts that were a whole bunch and not just the first one, plus I've had some cool cars over the years (and some not so but are part of my history nonetheless) so I figured why the hell not (I was bored) lol.
Let's see how good my memory is. In approximate order of ownership:

66 Dodge Coronet 500
73 Nova SS
75 Camaro Type LT (350 4-speed)
63 Chevy II
63 Chevy Short bed pickup (with a 327 c.i. thrown in)
74 Mercury Montego
77 Pontiac LeMans Coupe
70 Firebird
73 Malibu SS
80 Chevy Monte Carlo
70 Buick GS 455
82 Camaro
86 Saab 900 S
99 Mercury Sable
88 Corvette (still have)
2004 Jeep Liberty (still have)
2005 Jaguar S Type
2013 Charger RT AWD

I'm sure there's 1 or 2 that I've forgotten. Some of the cars were owned concurrently.
 

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In order of ownership! hahaha.

'94 greenish/blue mazda protege 4 door, manual.
'56 blue chevy s10, manual
'06 silver with side vinyl chevy cobalt supercharged SS, manual.
'11 metallic black dodge ram 1500 hemi extended cab, long bed.
'15 firecracker red jeep wrangler unlimited Sahara, manual.

CURRENT: '16 metallic silver dodge charger sxt awd
 

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The Ford Tempo had a diesel? Really? I almost bought a Tempo in '86, but ended up in a Mercury Lynx (a Ford Escort equivalent) instead. I didn't know they offered a diesel. Cool.
 

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My rides:
1. 1st ride: 2010 Mercedes-Benz C300 4MATIC (owned from May 2012-May 2016)=I drove this back when I was living in NY. I was originally supposed to get a a new Ford Fusion V6, but the dealership screwed us at the last minute by pulling a bait and switch on the price. Thankfully, my Dad, who works at a Benz dealership, got this car as a trade-in from an older couple who were the original owners and got it for me at the dealer price of about $21,000. While the car was fun to drive thanks to its agile handling and it was luxurious, it had many problems develop over its lifetime, mainly with brakes that were not as precise as they should be. The dealership fixed them many times and it would last for a while, but fail again. In April 2016, my Mom noticed the brakes were failing and we agreed that the car needed to be fixed. Sadly, the dealership did not take responsibility and I thought Mercedes-Benz would have better Service Advisors, but this was not the case. This car did not have good reliability, but from what I read, other C-Classes from 2008-2014 have had mixed reliability, with some being good and others bad. With the warranty nearing expiration and Benzes having high maintenance costs, we decided to dump this car and trade it for my second car.

2. 2nd ride: 2016 Subaru Legacy 3.6R (owned from May 2016-June 2018)=Me and my Mom bought this car as we wanted something less expensive than my C-Class and with a little more space. We thought about a Charger, but were not sure at the time as while Consumer Reports loved many facets of the car, the reliability ratings were not great which scared us off. I looked at an Impala which was very nice but was too big coming from a C-Class! I went to the dealer twice and sadly, we were turned off as the salesman was not nice to my Mom. Since I told Mom I felt the Impala was too big, we looked at the Camry and Subaru Legacy since my Mom wanted to be able to get a V6 (I would have been happy with a four). Both cars were good but my Mom preferred the Legacy as she preferred its suspension tuning. We traded my C and got $11,000 for it, which was not bad and got our Legacy 3.6R for $24K out the door with the trade, taxes, and fees. The car was a good workhorse and it was used on long trips, like when we moved from NY to FL in November 2016 and racked many miles! While the Legacy was a good car thanks to its smooth ride, decent handling, and rock-solid reliability, my Mom was bored with it as she felt it was unexciting, which lead us to...

3. 3rd ride: 2018 Dodge Charger R/T (owned from June 2018-present)=With Mom wanting a more exciting car than the Legacy, we thought about possibilities ranging from a Chevrolet Malibu (she rented one in NY and loved it) to a Chevrolet Impala to a Dodge Charger (her dream car). She had previous experience renting Chrysler products, as on one of her trips to NY, she was upgraded from a compact car to a loaded Jeep Grand Cherokee 3.6 and she absolutely loved it, as she felt it was luxurious and fun-to-drive. This made her realize that currently, she is a fan of Chrysler and GM products. At first, I was a little concerned as while I also love the Charger and Consumer Reports finds that it and its platform mate, the Chrysler 300 do very well in their testing, they have spotty reliability, which would concern me coming from a Subaru. I did some further research into CR's ratings and found that over time, the reliability of the Charger was improving and that the major components of the car, like the engine and transmission, were very reliable. I first test-drove an SXT Plus with the V6 and was in love, but when we went back, we agreed with CR's assessment and since it was not much more money, we got a Charger R/T. Mom is the main driver of it and she loves it, as it has fantastic performance and she gets to enjoy her dream car. I love it thanks to its amazing powertrain, surprisingly nimble handling, superb leather seats understated and classy interior, fantastic UConnect system, and gorgeous looks. Overall, we have no regrets and we love our Charger!

Other Rides:
1. 1980 Mercedes-Benz 450SLC (owned from November 2011-July 2018)=This car was a gift from our Great Uncle, who originally owned the car. He wanted to get a Porsche Panamera, so he gave us the car since my Mom had a garage. This car was fantastic, as the handling was excellent, the engine performed well, and the car was made far better than any Mercedes you would get today. We both drove the car and after Mom got her Charger, I mainly drove this car. Unfortunately, as of late, the car broke down in a parking lot with the transmission failing to shift and the steering failing and while we were able to fix these problems, it became clear that this car would have more problems down the road so we decided to sell it.

2. 2018 Toyota Corolla XLE (owned from June 2018-present)=After the 1980 SLC broke down on me, Mom decided that since the Charger was her main car, I needed reliable transportation to get me to/from school and work. Since I did not want to spend too much, we looked at Compact Cars and thanks to research, we agreed that the Corolla would be the best choice for me. Overall, I love the Corolla as it is very refined for a compact car thanks to its smooth ride and quietness, has ample room for its size, is very safe and even has standard forward collision warning (we also added this to our Charger and had it on our Legacy) gets good mileage, and is very well put together. I can't say anything bad and while I prefer the UConnect, Toyota's Entune system is not bad at all as it is good for playing my rock tunes and the ported navigation via ScoutGPS works better than expected (though I still slightly prefer a built-in system, but they did not have one on the lot and the car otherwise met my needs). Overall, while the Corolla may be more prosaic than a Charger, it definitely proves that Compact Cars are far cries from the econoboxes of yore.
 

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I have a problem..

1. 76 nova (4dr)
2. 72 Pontiac Catalina(400 wb)
3. 88 Chrysler K car(4spd)
4. 89 Chrysler K car
5. 90 Nissan pick up truck
6. 92 Nissan Sentra
7. 93 Nissan Sentra SER(5spd)
8. 84 Dodge Ramcharger wagon
9. 95 Mustang GT(5spd)
10. 99 Ford Ranger
11. 01 F150
12. 98 Honda accord
13. 03 F250 Powerstroke(should've keep that)
14. 07 Dodge 2500 Diesel (6spd)
15. 08 Mustang GT(5spd)
16. 09 Mustang GT CS Convertible(wifes)
17. 98 Silverado
18. 11 Mustang GT
19. 11 F150 FX4 Eco
20. 13 Toyota prius(sold to purchase current Charger)
21. 04 Mustang Mack 1(5spd)

22. 17 F150 Eco (current)
23. 18 Charger ScatPack (also current)

Also owned the following motorcycles
86 Yamaha Radian
90 Honda shadow
03 Honda CBR900RR
04 Kawasaki Vulcan Nomad 1800
06 Honda Goldwing Navi

Some of the ownership obviously overlapped each other.
 

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I have a problem..
I don't see any problem!! List looks good to me...well, maybe except for that Prius...really??
 

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First car was a complete pos 1978 Buick Skyhawk. It was rusty, and ugly but it ran great and the heater worked well enough to get me through one of the worst winters that hit Chicago in ages.

I had to climb in through the passenger door because the drivers door sagged to the point that you had to lift it to close it properly and the entire lower portion of the passenger door was so rusted that when you closed it, the bottom half flapped.. Eventually, it was equipped with a state of the art 'keyless entry system'...aka, someone actually broke into it by popping out the key lock, so I had to stick my finger in the hole to manipulate the lock rod (if i actually happened to lock it.)
A piece of sheet metal was RTV'd in place in the drivers foot well because the floorboard was so rusted. It had an AM stereo that got one channel, WLS, which lucky enough for me was the channel that broadcast White Sox games at the time.

Of course, it was equipped with the requisite 2x2 in which to hold the hood and back hatch open (not at the same time of course).

I finally junked it and got a whopping $50 for it. Interestingly enough, my next car was a 78 Buick Regal that I owned for about 2 months before the motor took a sh*t. So, I went back to the junkyard that I scrapped the Skyhawk at and the car was still there. I bought the motor for $50 and installed it in the Regal. That car lasted me for another 3 years until I sold it to someone else. :thumbsup :D
(not my car, just one from the web)
 
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