1st Car you owned - Post it

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  1. OBX-Z28

    OBX-Z28 New Member

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    i was 16..... 1969 GTO..400/4bl holley 750, crane cam, thorley headers, th400, lime green. drank gas, ate motors like chicklets...... loved that ride. was lucky to have made it to my 17th birthday! learned alot about how posi-traction worked, really quick.
     
  2. Fbird

    Fbird Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    ah....the first ride lol
    A POS 1976 Chevy CHEVETTE Rally 1.6 L ;)

    Awesome ride....4 speed, ADS 80watt power plate amp, pioneer stereo with TSX-8 boxes in the rear.....black windows, louvers. All of these upgrades were BEFORE I could drive it...... THEN i got my license.....
    Hooker header, dual exhaust (with glasspacks), keystone wheels, kamie front spoiler, ported/polished the head, removed the MONOjet carb for a 2barrel, swapped for automatic rearend (4.11 geared :eek:), cut 2 coils off front springs.....

    man I mowed alot of f**** yards to buy/build that car......i'm tired just thinking..
     
  3. Fbird

    Fbird Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    here is the 2nd CHEVETTE......wow....a super hot rod....lol

    specs: 231 cid Buick v6, wiend intake, holley 600 (;)), narrowed 9" 2.75 gear welded spiders (live n learn) th350, 6pt cage, 32" ladderbar/coilovers, alot of zipties, no oilpressure and always in FRONT of a mustang ;)

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  4. red78z

    red78z Veteran Member

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    What color is that ?? it looks great
     
  5. 81Z4ME

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    1976 Pontiac Astre. 2.3 liter with the 2 barrel GT engine and a 5 speed manual transmission. If I'd have had a car with a V8 I'd probably have gotten myself killed.

    We raced through DC, Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia, oh, and Kentucky when we went to NCO school. That was an amazing little car. Folks just wouldn't believe it was a 4 cylinder till I opened up the hood. Handled good, stopped good, weak on acceleration but fast on the highway.
     
  6. 1971zed

    1971zed Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    Retired in Ottawa Canada
    66 VW Bug.....no heater.
    Let me tell you air cooled engines that are placed in the back of a car don't produce a lot of heat and when there is no fan it makes for a cold Canadian winter.
    You had to leave the front vent windows open to keep the windshield from fogging up.
    But I had a blast learning how to drive a car that had all the weight in the rear and No weight in the front.
    So that means when driving on slippery winter roads it would always understear when entering a corner and overstear coming out of the corner. Great way to learn car control.
     
  7. AJ_72

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    Mine had the 289 ci.

    I could carry lots of honeys in that car.
     
  8. ZCarr

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    1989 Plymouth Reliant K car. It was a powder blue station wagon with fake woodgrain interior. I went to a private high school with rich kids. It did not make me a popular.
     
  9. FunBobby

    FunBobby Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    I was pretty lucky - my first car (in 1983) was an 1980 Z28. White with the dark blue stripes. The reason I'm on this forum is because I just bought a project car - it's an 81 Camaro that started out life as a Sport Coupe, but I'm going to re-create the look of the car I had when I was 17.
     

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