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What was your first? Mine was a 1974 maverick grabber. Orange and black/ black int. 302 V8 3 speed on the floor.

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1969 Chevelle Malibu 2 door
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1995 Mercury Villager, it’s a minivan.
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1998 Pontiac Firebird.

I loved that car, but it was a POS mechanically. I told myself I would never buy another GM, yet here I am.

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1959 Triumph TR3. 1964, age 19. Overdrive, wire wheels, light blue with narrow-stripe whitewall tires. Very reliable until my brother wrecked it a few years later. Have had sporting vehicles ever since.
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Mine was a 1979 Mustang (this was in 1986)

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1958 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia.
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1966 Triple Black Galaxie 500 XL Convertible. Purchased used for $350.00 in 1975.
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1959 VW Karmann Ghia convertible ....... bought it from my Dad's long time friend for $100 in 1969.
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1948 Chevrolet Fleetline sedan: $35.00 in 1965,

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A 1962 Corvair Monza. A few problems:
The hood (actually luggage compartment lid) flew off on the freeway and sailed neatly through the passenger side of the windshield of a moving van behind me. A few feet to the left and the driver would have been decapitated.
The front end would start shaking uncontrollably for no apparent reason and I'd have to hit the brakes hard.
The steering would come loose from the steering box and I could spin the steering wheel with the car going in a straight line.
All the wiring in the car caught on fire.
I had to take off the distributor cap and sand the points with #600 sand paper before I could start it up in the morning.
I went through about five batteries.
The brakes failed in an intersection and I T-boned a camper with two really old people in it. All their clothes, dishes, etc. flew out the back and into the street, only to get run over by traffic.
I fried three clutches.
The mounts holding the driver's seat broke, for no apparent reason, and the seat (and I) fell into the back seat on the freeway.
The engine caught on fire twice because the carburetors were flooding with gas.
The distributor wires were forever popping off the spark plugs.
Ralph Nader was right.

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1988 Chevy Berreta in 1993...pretty cool 16th Bday gift.
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1962 Oldsmobile Starfire.

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1964 chev Impala, 283,powerglide,4 door, I beat the snot out of it and it would keep running. Best $100.00 I ever spent.
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A brand new 1974 Cadillac Sedan DeVille.
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1964.5 Mustang 260 V8 3-speed auto. $500.00 in 1973.
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1980 Chrysler Newport. It was my Dad's and he gave it to me and my sister when he upgraded to a new Cadillac.

My first *new* car that I bought after that was a 1988 5.0L Mustang LX Coupe that I bought with my first wife. $12,888. No radio or speakers, no power windows, no power door locks, no A/C, cloth seats. Most barebones car I've ever owned.
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‘74 Mustang II...and I haven’t owned a Ford since!
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1970 Dodge Challenger R/T, 440 Magnum, Dana rearend, Pistol Grip, triple black....yup, youth is wasted on the young ...lol!!

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My first car was a 1967 Corvette Fastback 427 4 speed
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