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What was your 1st car?

June 21, 2022 10:53AM
We used to have a lot of participation here in the Pub. But lately crickets are taking over. Anyhow, I can't remember a discussion on this topic so I thought I'd start one.

My dad bought me my first car in the spring of 1969 when I was a senior in high school. I think it cost him about $100. It was a 1960 Plymouth Fury that I had to share with my brother. It was a butt-ugly, white boat of a car that had a ton of rust, including a rusted out back seat that was pretty much just a frame with exposed springs. It was embarrassing to drive which I found out years later that's exactly what my dad wanted. .

The first car I bought on my own was right after I started my freshman year of college in 1969. I'd been working all summer and saving my money. It was a 1965 red mustang with black bucket seats. It had never been wrecked and was in excellent shape. It was a sexy little car and perfect for a college student. I LOVED that car. It cost me $800. I had it about 4 months before I totaled it. A boy I'd been dating passed by me in his car with another girl sitting next to him and in my emotional shock and rage I ran my car into a telephone pole. Destroyed the pole AND the car.

Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 06/21/2022 11:00AM by MamaRAMa.

  What was your 1st car?

MamaRAMa48June 21, 2022 10:53AM

  '67 Camaro..

sstrams20June 21, 2022 10:59AM

  Re: '67 Camaro..

MamaRAMa16June 21, 2022 11:20AM

  I was so PO'd..

sstrams29June 21, 2022 12:31PM

  Mine outright, in my name?

JamesJM26June 21, 2022 12:54PM

  Re: Mine outright, in my name?

MamaRAMa29June 21, 2022 01:01PM

  1974 Pontiac LeMans Attachments

IowaRam16June 21, 2022 03:11PM

  Re: 1974 Pontiac LeMans

MamaRAMa20June 21, 2022 03:22PM

  I know SST will appreciate this

ferragamo7929June 21, 2022 06:14PM

  Heck yeah '79!

sstrams17June 22, 2022 02:35AM

  Mine was a boring

waterfield22June 21, 2022 08:14PM

  Re: What was your 1st car?

21Dog15June 22, 2022 06:49AM

  This is what my Camaro looked like except with.. Attachments

sstrams18June 22, 2022 07:24AM

  1954 Chevy

RAMbler10June 22, 2022 08:15AM

  Re: 1954 Chevy

JamesJM9June 22, 2022 08:26AM

  1983 Camaro, I bought in 1987. Saved up in my first year in the USAF...

Ramgator18June 22, 2022 08:37AM