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Old 01-14-2015, 07:22 AM   #57
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Shortly before I got married, I bought a new '71 Triumph GT6. I loved that car, but it was a typical electrical nightmare. I needed a more "responsible" car for my new bride, so I sold it just before it went out of warranty. This isn't mine, but looked just like it. Still miss that car... Tom
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Old 01-14-2015, 07:31 AM   #58
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My Mini Cooper!!!!
The original style!
Could not pull our Scamp however...

BD.... luv your Cooper. I had two Mini's, a 67, and a 72. Just luved them. I had the pleasure of driving a couple 1275cc Cooper S's back in the day and would dream of owning one, but just a shade out of my price bracket.

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Ooh. Lucas jokes. Those wacky Brits!
, why can't they make a car that'll cross a puddle? Etc.
LOL, on the Mini's they placed the distributor right up front just behind the grill with no shield from the elements. Of course the rain and wet would get all over the distributor and the car would die, usually in the middle of a thunderstorm. What were those Brits thinking???
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Old 01-14-2015, 07:53 AM   #59
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Easy to answer since every car I've owned was practical and economical; not fun. Except for one; my 1965 Sunbeam Tiger, Mark I, British Racing Green, powered by a Ford 289. Its been a project sitting the garage for more than 30 years, but now is at a restoration shop being totally rebuilt. Photos will be posted when it's done. For those now aware of the Rootes story here is a Youtube link.

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Old 01-14-2015, 08:47 AM   #60
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In 1977, I bought a 1967 Dodge Monaco 500 2-dr with 383 cu-inch engine. Was a great ride but the gas consumption was very high. Sold it shortly thereafter and bought a low mileage Honda CVCC (1976). Loved that car but eventually sold it for a motorbike. These are not actual images of my cars, but very close in color and appearance.



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Old 01-14-2015, 09:22 AM   #61
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mine would be my 1934 ford
pick-up and my 1975 trillium trailer
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Old 01-14-2015, 09:47 AM   #62
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Actually the only lucas smoke for me came from my father charging my cortina battery backwards, yes positive ground(earth). That cost me a battery, generator and voltage regulator. The fun stuff was hooking up a stereo with having to make sure it wasn't touching any metal!
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Old 01-14-2015, 10:03 AM   #63
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Here I am "Livin' the Dream" at Ft Irwin, CA in Jan '04. It's part of the Mojave Desert north of Barstow, and borders Death Valley's southern border. We lived in our vehicles for 2 months, sleeping in the back. I woke up twice to remove coyotes trying to get my rations. I love the desert, especially this one!

Humvee's were the perfect vehicle for the desert. We seldom used the road network; and if all 4 wheels were on the ground at the same time; we weren't trying! Since I was a taxpayer, and thus a part owner of my vehicle, I'm changing my answer to this one. Let me take this opportunity to thank all you other "part owners" out there for helping out with the financing. Tom
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Old 01-14-2015, 10:16 AM   #64
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Old 01-14-2015, 10:33 AM   #65
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My Mini Cooper!!!!
The original style!
Could not pull our Scamp however...

What track is that? All that desolation makes me think Gingerman?
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Old 01-14-2015, 12:21 PM   #66
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I owned 2 57 chevy convertibles ,one red one all white ,fender skirts, continental kit . I learned a lot about fast cars and fast women in those two cars, ( both ere expensive hobbies) lol
Came home from Nam bought a 69 gto fastest street car I ever owned.It is a wonder I didnt kill myself in that car.
The most fun vehicle was a 86 model grand wagoner ,love that car
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....and my 1975 trillium trailer
Wayne never did specify what type of vehicle, so no reason a recreational one could not be a favourite.
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Old 01-14-2015, 08:52 PM   #68
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My first car.. a '72 Mercury Cougar, with a 357 Cleveland. The sequential taillights were kinda cool, seeing them on new Mustangs now.
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Old 01-14-2015, 08:56 PM   #69
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Wayne never did specify what type of vehicle, so no reason a recreational one could not be a favourite.
Jim, I like the way you think. How about this? '06 H-D Street Bob
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Old 01-14-2015, 10:02 PM   #70
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1998 Ford F150, short bed, 8cylinder.
Red with white side panels trimmed in chrome bands. I
t had a REAL chrome metal bumper front and back... not plastic.
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