Does anybody have a classic car?
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March 17th, 2010 09:56 AM
Blew up the 318 in my 66 Dodge Coronet-ooops! Wrecked my 76 Jeep CJ-7 HT the day after I got it out of the shop it had been in for 2 months, was tired of jacking with it and regretably sold it. Now I've got 2 classic (soon to be) cars. The first is a 2004 Pontiac Grand Am 4-door 4cyl, big pimpin' I know, hold your applause. The other which I hate to say I will only have until January but this is the second of these models I've leased and have loved both of them. 2008 Pontiac G6 GXP Street Edition Coupe 3.6 DOHC, 6-speed A/T, black chrome wheels, all the bells and whistles. I will hate to let this car go and I'm not sure what to lease from GM next, I work at a Buick GMC formerly Pontiac dealer. Buick may be getting a new Regal out later this year with a 4 cyl. just don't know if it appeals to me. The Chevrolet cars aren't exciting either. I'm gonna miss Pontiac excitement.
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March 17th, 2010 10:11 AM
Correction: 20 mpg, just like the 1971 VW Transporter that I drove for twenty-six years before retiring it. I know a little about poor and lacking emissions controls.
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Answer to Rugergirl: I guess I am one of those people. When I'm in traffic with an old muscle car or truck I suffer from the bad exhaust. Since I prefer to travel by bike this is especially problematic.
March 17th, 2010 10:18 AM
Thats enough of that. Keep it on topic, and tell us about your classics or just old cars... stinky or not.
March 17th, 2010 06:30 PM
Originally Posted by joker1
Hold out for the Regal GS...it is gonna be bad to the bone.
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March 17th, 2010 11:46 PM
I'm not a GM guy at all, but, Buick has been putting out some cool stuff in recent years. A lot of people have wrote them off, they are a sleeper entity in the car world.
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March 18th, 2010 09:49 AM
1977 Chevy 1/2 ton 4x4 Suburban. Manual transmission, 8,000 lb. PTO Winch. I am the originial owner.......
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March 18th, 2010 08:59 PM
55Bowtie pickup,406 smallblock,a/c,p/s ,p/b ,leather int.Been drivin it 20 years,its fun.
March 18th, 2010 11:44 PM
1969 Mustang convertible. 302 V-8, automatic, power steering, power top, AM radio, manual drum brakes all around.
My cool mom bought this new in 1969 for $3,200. I kind of took it over when I turned sixteen. Still have it. 67,000 original miles. Repainted in 1981.
Summer, 1999. Taking my nine-year-old nephew for a cruise.
Ten years later, nineteen-year-old nephew taking old uncle for a cruise.
March 18th, 2010 11:51 PM
Mine just a youngster 2000 Ford SD Power stroke 7.3 turbo/diesel stepped up80 hp to 355 hp with chip.15-18 mph depending how hard I hit the throttle.I can't
tell you some of the looks I gotten from young fellows when they try to pass the old girl from 60 up as that'd turbo's sweet spot.This truck weighs four tons and
rides better than the 9 trucks I had before. It's not the 71 fire bird 4 on the floor
with 400 big block engine I had at 20 but that was my last car that I gave away to get rid of a bad wife !
March 19th, 2010 02:33 AM
had a 61 falcon and now have a 68 vette
March 19th, 2010 03:46 AM
Have a '73 Datsun 240Z and have had either a 240 or a 260 since '86.
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March 19th, 2010 04:39 PM
Had a 65 Fairlane with a 351 Cleveland. Buckets, floor shift, and kick it power.
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March 19th, 2010 05:10 PM
Yea, a 1992 Buick Century. Ok not classic just old.
March 30th, 2010 06:26 PM
I meant to reply to you sooner but got a bit distracted (bought a motorcycle).
Anyway, we have a dealer in town who kind of specializes in classics and muscle cars. Found a couple for you on his web site.
Not a Ford, but pretty cool -- 1966 Chevy II SS Nova
1964 1/2 Mustang
Or if you prefer more of a project car, 1974 V-8 Ford Maverick
Or, if you just want something to smoke the rice burners on the street, 1955 Chevy Pro-Street
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March 30th, 2010 09:11 PM
I want to get a '76 Gran Torino and paint it like in Starsky and Hutch. I'd also like a '76 Camero. My dad had one and I saw a pic once. That is a BEAUTIFUL car.
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