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Unread 01-04-2010, 06:56 PM   #16
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Unread 01-04-2010, 07:09 PM   #17
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I miss a lot of ny old cars. My first car was an 84 Olds Toronado. Black with white leather. Fully loaded. Loved that car and still miss it. I sold it to buy my first Fiero, which I still have.
I miss my 88 K5 Blazer too. Fuel injected 350 with a 4 speed.
My first Jeep was a 95 Sahara YJ that got t boned and totaled. I honestly wish I still had it over my 06 Rubi.
And the 2000 ZR2 I replaced the YJ with was a great truck. I only kept it for 8 months before I traded it on the 05 RME TJ I used to have.
Loved that truck but I just HAD to get back in a Jeep.

Sorry for the long post. Some people tell me I have a problem (I currently have 8 cars and a bike) but I just can't seem to bring myself to sell anything!
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Unread 01-04-2010, 08:12 PM   #18
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I sold my 1984 El Camino. It was my first car that I bought from my grandpa when I was 16. I loved that car to death and I think about it everyday. Also now that my XJ is wrecked Im missing that baby too. I havent even owned her a year and it sucks. but anyhow lifes a dance you learn as you go.






















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I was just a cowl hood away already had the IROCS but can find the picture. damn it looked awesome!
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Unread 01-04-2010, 09:23 PM   #19
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my dads first car was a 1970 GTO judge, just like this one.

he bought it used for $500
sold it when he got out of highschool :
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Unread 01-05-2010, 01:53 AM   #20
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i wish i hadnt wreck my first car, it was 1 2.2l 5 speed s10. damn i got to be good at drifting that thing on back roads. had it for 6 months, i got my license in it, then 1 month after, i was drifting it around about 1 mile from my dads house doing about 45, i shifted into 4th to my wheel speed up, and it induced understeer, right into a freaking tree. ill buy another some day, they are a dime a dozen, and this time ill have the v6 and itll be a ZQ8 regular cab.
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Unread 01-05-2010, 02:03 AM   #21
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i wish i hadnt wreck my first car, it was 1 2.2l 5 speed s10. damn i got to be good at drifting that thing on back roads. had it for 6 months, i got my license in it, then 1 month after, i was drifting it around about 1 mile from my dads house doing about 45, i shifted into 4th to my wheel speed up, and it induced understeer, right into a freaking tree. ill buy another some day, they are a dime a dozen, and this time ill have the v6 and itll be a ZQ8 regular cab.
Getting good? LOL!!! really?
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Unread 01-05-2010, 02:30 AM   #22
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Getting good? LOL!!! really?
it had an open diff and some crappy bald tires on the front.
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Unread 01-05-2010, 03:59 AM   #23
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I traded in my first car, a 1991 black Z28 camaro for a 1998 Z28. I loved my new camaro alot, but I regret trading it in because it was mint and perfect shape for a 3rd gen camaro. I loved it. I wish I knew where it was, I would try to buy it back. I also miss my 1998 Z28 I eventually sold to buy my Jeep.
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Unread 01-05-2010, 04:01 AM   #24
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I wish I knew where it was, I would try to buy it back.
complete with mullet and def leppard blasting out the 6x9's?
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Unread 01-05-2010, 05:06 AM   #25
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I don't regret selling anything, though i do miss my first car (wrecked) and wish i didn't trade my Sonoma away...
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Unread 01-05-2010, 05:09 AM   #26
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complete with mullet and def leppard blasting out the 6x9's?
HAHAHAHA LMAO
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Unread 01-05-2010, 05:44 AM   #27
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I recently received an e-mail from a girl I knew well in high school, (many moons ago). Her dad had a 69 Charger Daytona which she occasionally got to drive. It had the 440ci and was scary fast. Her dad had passed away many years ago and the car had since sat covered and unused in her moms garage. Just before Christmas they sold the car. I shed a tear that day. Not many of us old Mopar guys still around but Im sure given the chance who wouldn't jump on a chance to own something like that?
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Unread 01-05-2010, 06:31 AM   #28
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I have 2 of them:

1987 Olds "Gutless Cutlass". There was no rust at all on the car. But being in Boston, MA for College, I could only afford 1 vehicle, and I didn't want this car to see salt. I bought it for $4000 and 1 1/2 years later sold it for $4300.


1998 Chevy Pickup.

Reg Cab Short Box, V6, standard, 2wd, 2"/4" drop, murdered. This truck was fun to drive. But I got hit in the side, and decided to trade it in on the Tahoe instead of repairing it. (It had mechanical problems starting about the same time.)
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Unread 01-05-2010, 06:49 AM   #29
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Here's my old Jeep right before selling it. Gave it one last detailing... I sure miss that V8

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Unread 01-05-2010, 07:05 AM   #30
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I regret selling my '96 XJ last spring. That thing got me through college with almost no problems, and was the first vehicle I bought entirely with my own money. I wheeled it and I was pretty hard on it, but took very good care of it maintenance-wise and repair-wise. The kid I sold it to was about my age when I started college. My friend said he saw it on the other side of the city, with an added roof rack.

I still think about that thing.

Putting the lift on (one of the only pics I have on photobucket ):
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