What Was Your First Car?

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  1. Optimus1986

    Optimus1986 TMNT & Hulk Fanatic

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    I'll never forget the day I found mine. It was August 2007. My brother worked at a used car lot in Huntsville, AL, and I was wandering the car lot. I actually met a childhood icon on that car lot, since they had one of THE actual Ecto-1 Cadillacs from Ghostbusters II that the owner had bought from Universal Studios in Florida. Still had her strobes and no-ghost symbols. Perfect condition.

    Then I saw it. A 2004 Chevy Monte Carlo. Black on black leather with a V-6 and lots of attitude. I felt just like Sam as I climbed in behind the wheel and checked her out, eyeing it warily, wondering if it was a robot in disguise.

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    So, what was your first car? What did it feel like when you first found it?
     
  2. ILoveDinobot

    ILoveDinobot Arise Rodimus Prime

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    I used to drive a '94 ford escort station wagon. Good ol' station wagon. :lol . Drove it from 2002 to 2005. The brakes went on it and I used to slide through red lights and stop signs. My parent's wouldn't believe me when I told them. They thought I just wanted a new car. Then my mom had to borrow my car because hers was in the shop, and she was like "the brakes don't work on your car!" and I was like "no shit". Got to love your first car.
     
  3. plowking

    plowking I'm with ErechOveraker. Veteran

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    Sorry....don't have pics of it.

    I was 17 at the time, and my first car was a 1980 Ford Granada 2 door "ESS"....never found out what the "ESS" stood for though.

    It was a sporty version of the Granada I do know....it had high back bucket seats, inline 250 six cylinder with a 5spd manual tranny, "louvers" on the side quarter windows and a "sporty" grey and black paint job, with rally wheels.

    It was a cool car for a 17 year old kid back in 1988....I'm sure kids now-a-days would just laugh at it though.
     
  4. thenatureboywoo

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    1990 honda civic sedan. the "pissers" didn't work on the windsheild wipers so in the winter time I would have to spray my windsheild with windex as I would go down the road.
     
  5. Nightwind

    Nightwind Aka Dusty Bottoms.

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    My first car was a 1980 Ford Fairmont station wagon. It wasn't one of those huge cruisers like most people think of when they hear station wagon, though. It was actually kind of small. That car died when I was driving home from work one afternoon. Apparently, the water pump was going bad and being an inexperienced kid I had no idea. The engine overheated and I cracked the head. That was all she wrote for that one.

    My next car was a 1978 Pontiac Bonneville. That was not a small car...
     
  6. Skylock

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    I got my dad's, old, 93 Jeep Grand Cherokee. It was so much fun, espcially when I went snowboarding. The damn thing had the worst electrical problems though.
     
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    seeker311 The Collector

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    1970 dodge dart swinger, straight 6.
     
  8. shibamura_prime

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    I was 17 and it was a 1988 Buick Century. Made back when American 4-door sedans weren't the size of humpback whales. I used to pull some killer moves in that thing...
     
  9. Metal Soldier

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    My first car was a silver '90 Ford Probe GT. I had a lot of fun in that car. It eventually started having too many problems and I got a truck instead. I miss it sometimes though, definitely a sleeper in the GT model. No one expected it to be turbocharged and I won several races. XD I had a huge red autobot symbol on the back windshield too.
     
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    An '86 Laser, black with a red stripe on both sides. Parents bought it for me back in high school(circa 1991). Got it from some used car lot that no longer exists now. Ran great and had a convertible top that still worked. Decent car for a first one.

    Nowadays I drive a 2003 Dodge Dakota SXT, stick :D 
     
  11. grimlock1972

    grimlock1972 "No Mas" My Wallet

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    a bomb ...literally a 1980 Ford Pinto only drove it long enough to get money saved for something better
     
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    A white 1979 Buick le sabre with yellow panels. It looked like a banana.
     
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    A 2005 Saturn Ion that I inherited when my grandfather passed away.


    He only got to drive it for a month or so before he went to the hospital & never came back out.
     
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    I remember it was a 1993/1994 Honda Accord. It's got zero add-ons. No power window, no radio, no power steering, and the HP is crap. A friend of my mom went with me to the dealership and supposedly was going to get me a great deal. Instead we stayed for close to 4 hours and got a stock car and paid a lot of money for it (close to one that's fully loaded). I didn't want to buy the car at the end because I can sense that they are ripping us off but that guy won't give up. The dealer was promising this and that AFTER we purchased the car and that guy stupidly bought the lies and convinced me to buy the car. I was 17 or 18 and was quite naive so I went with it but regret it big time later.
     
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    91 Maxima, and still have it.
     
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    not my exact first but it is my first running car

    Shield your eyes people!
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    yes despite looks it still runs fine. I just need to get the tires fixed
     
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    Back in 1989 I was 14 and my folks bought me my first car.
    It was a 1967 Mustang aqua blue with a 6 cylinder , my uncle has it now but dropped in a 302 and put disc brakes all around.
    I come from a hot rod family so everyone had to have one or two.

    I am currently getting a 1964 Fairlane road ready.
    My son is 6 but when he turns 14 it will be his.
     
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    1986 Mercury Cougar. Thing had a 5.0 engine in it. Too bad by the end it would stall 8 times just backing out of the damned driveway.
     
  20. yodafett

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    1983 crap brown Buick Century. Had 120k miles on it's 2.5L when I got it from my folks. Ran that thing until it's wheels fell off. It had all kinds of delusions of being a sports car, would idle (I kid you not) at 25 miles an hour if you took your foot of the break. 3 different mechanics checked the "normal" causes and couldn't find out why (if you slowed the throttle it would choke and die, timing chain was good, etc.) I put 60k more miles on that in 2 years and after the second transmission died, we let it rest. Was a good car.

    Then I got an underpowered cow of an '86 blazer that wouln't hit 80 with the pedal floored going downhill...
     

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