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  • steverstever Posts: 52,683

    Beats me; I was able to "reinsert" the pics though.

  • mako1amako1a VirginiaPosts: 1,855
    edited April 2014

    I grew up near a Pittsburgh steel mill famous for Stainless Steel. They did 2 or 3 cars in SS as the last strikes on factory dies (stainless will dull a die real fast).

    2013 Mustang GT, 2001 GMC Yukon Denali

  • mako1amako1a VirginiaPosts: 1,855


    These are NOT my cars, but I saw them at a local show. Shelby, Roush and Saleen rarely pictured together and all owned by a NC car dealer.

    2013 Mustang GT, 2001 GMC Yukon Denali

  • andre1969andre1969 Posts: 23,382

    Here's part of my fleet, taken about a month ago, on a good day when they all decided to start. From left to right: 1979 New Yorker 5th Avenue Edition, 1967 Catalina convertible, 1976 Grand LeMans coupe, 1979 New Yorker

  • xwesxxwesx Fairbanks, AlaskaPosts: 12,549

    @mako1a said:
    I grew up near a Pittsburgh steel mill famous for Stainless Steel. They did 2 or 3 cars in SS as the last strikes on factory dies (stainless will dull a die real fast).

    Speaking of strikes... that is certainly a striking car! Wow. I think SS will dull dies and eyes equally fast! :p

    2014 Audi Q7 TDI, 2008 and 2013 Subaru Forester(s), 1969 Chevrolet C20 Pickup, 1969 Ford Econoline 100, 1976 Ford F250 Pickup
  • fintailfintail Posts: 46,809
    edited April 2014

    Nice MGA, when I was a kid I found a slightly bent grille like that at a yard sale. No distinct memory what happened to it, probably was sold at a later yard sale.

    A resto-mod Pinto wagon is cool too xwesx - make it a real sleeper and leave/restore the wood paneling.

  • xwesxxwesx Fairbanks, AlaskaPosts: 12,549

    @fintail said:
    make it a real sleeper and leave/restore the wood paneling.

    Maybe! I'm not sure what it is made out of. Seems like some sort of vinyl graphic that has an aluminum frame around it. It's cracked all to heck, though, and I suspect will be a real mess to remove. If I wanted to go crazy, I could probably replace it with a thin wood veneer. Hahah; talk about a labor of love! B)

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  • brian125brian125 New york / S.C. myrtle beachPosts: 5,198
    edited April 2014

    My last new car purchase 2013 R-Spec Genesis Sedan.

    @fintail said:
    brian - first car is a 66 Ford Galaxie. Mine had a 390, which probably gave 10% more performance than a 289 while using 80% more fuel.

    Your 66 Ford is sharp. Very nice car especially with the 390 motor.. What a flash back. My brother had a 67, Ford, Mustang Shelby GT500. You wanna talk about a chick magnet car. If my brother still has any pictures of his Shelby or the girls he had in there I will post them.

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  • fintailfintail Posts: 46,809

    With fake woodies being restored these days, I bet there's a suitable covering being remade now. Maybe some kind of contact paper with a clear protective coating?

    @xwesx said:

  • fintailfintail Posts: 46,809

    That pic isn't my exact car, but a clone - same color combination (I think the pictured car engine badge looks like "289"), and I kept it pretty clean. It was a neat car for a high schooler, so thirsty it kept me from screwing around much, maybe a little too fast and loud. I don't miss carburetors though.

    My dad had a 70 Mustang, but that was when I was really little, and I don't remember it much. Several other old Fords throughout the years, he was definitely a Ford guy.

    @brian125 said:
    My last new car purchase 2013 R-Spec Genesis Sedan.

  • nyccarguynyccarguy Stamford, CTPosts: 12,883


    Some shots of my Dad's 1966 Corvette

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    My current profile pic

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  • nyccarguynyccarguy Stamford, CTPosts: 12,883


    Another shot of my future Moss Port Green beauty

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  • nyccarguynyccarguy Stamford, CTPosts: 12,883


    Corvette aficionados will notice the Hood is from a 1967 & the car is a 1966

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  • graphicguygraphicguy Edmunds Poster EmeritusPosts: 11,228

    @nyccarguy said:

    Some shots of my Dad's 1966 Corvette

    Yowza....me likey....a lot!!!!!!

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  • nyccarguynyccarguy Stamford, CTPosts: 12,883

    @graphicguy‌

    Thank-you!

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  • mako1amako1a VirginiaPosts: 1,855

    63-67 Sting Ray Best body style ever...worst radio placement ever. Nice car, NY.

    2013 Mustang GT, 2001 GMC Yukon Denali

  • Kirstie_HKirstie_H Posts: 11,081

    @mako1a said:
    1956 MGA and me circa 1967

    This is my favorite so far! The pic looks like it hopped right out of a classic car magazine.

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  • mako1amako1a VirginiaPosts: 1,855

    That MGA cost $200. I was working at McDonalds, saved up and bought it during a lunch break. All the while still wearing my mustard stained apron at the parents house of the guy I bought it from. Insurance, license, I'll take care of that tomorrow. Right now I have mt first car. Looked out the McDonalds window at it until my shift ended. Next day did the paperwork and it was all mine. WooHoo. Oh what fun it was to be 17.

    2013 Mustang GT, 2001 GMC Yukon Denali

  • kyfdxkyfdx Posts: 107,379

    Updated pictures from yesterday

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  • steverstever Posts: 52,683
    edited April 2014

    I don't know why we're sweating downsizing from a minivan. Should just get an Impala and spread out. This is our '82 Tercel in the mid-80s (note the chaise lounge stashed in the canoe):

  • steverstever Posts: 52,683

    Used Datsun wagon we got in '81 before the Tercel (putting old photos on the computer and tossing the albums today).

  • nyccarguynyccarguy Stamford, CTPosts: 12,883

    My wife's 2000 Mazda Protege ES

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  • kyfdxkyfdx Posts: 107,379

    Does she still have that? With a stick-shift, the Protege ES is a fantastic little car. 16" alloys and a moonroof, IIRC.

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  • fintailfintail Posts: 46,809
    edited April 2014

    Datsun 710 I think, those are really rare today. And for a reason - yours was probably showing age already, and it was only several years old.

    My grandpa had a Tercel like that when I was a little kid, as a company car. I remember it, a "Corolla Tercel".

    For old pics, here's one I dug up. I am pretty sure the blue car is my dad's 1970 Mustang. That's me in the period correct attire, I guess I was about 2. He sold the car when I was 4, it was replaced with a Horizon. I have only a vague memory of the car.

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    And here he is with the Horizon, which he loved. One would think going from a cool Mustang to a Horizon wouldn't be fun, but he liked that car, and drove it a lot. Here it is receiving its semi-annual wash:

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    My parents werent very sentimental about cars, and I can't find pics of many of them. I think I have one of the T-Bird somewhere, but cars like Tempo and Taurus don't seem to exist in photos, not to mention cars they had before my time.

    @[email protected] said:
    Used Datsun wagon we got in '81 before the Tercel (putting old photos on the computer and tossing the albums today).

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  • nyccarguynyccarguy Stamford, CTPosts: 12,883

    @[email protected] - No we don't still have it. We sold it back in 2007 soon after we got the X3. Hers was an automatic. Yes it was the ES with the sunroof and upgraded 1.8L engine (I think the others had a 1.6). It was starting to give us trouble with close to 90K on the clock, plus we had the baby (now 7 1/2) and the car had no LATCH anchors or enough room to qualify as our family hauler. Besides, you know how it is with your 1st kid, you pack 3 days worth of stuff just to go to someone's house for dinner:)

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  • steverstever Posts: 52,683
    edited April 2014

    @fintail yeah, we got the wagon from a school teacher and managed to get about a year out of it. My wife's boss brought it and rebuilt it, but I don't think he got much more use out of it either.

    The Horizon might have been more fun to drive than the Mustang eh?

    Same problem with pics here, I'm missing pics of the '49 Ford, Galaxie Custom, Falcon, Valiant, GMC pickup, 80-something Protege, Impala, '59 Bel Air, and a few Buick wagons that my folks drove.

  • nippononlynippononly SF Bay AreaPosts: 12,726
    edited April 2014

    Tried to drop in a pic, didn't work. Is there a size limit for the file?

    2014 Mini Cooper (stick shift of course), 2016 Camry hybrid, 2009 Outback Sport 5-spd (keeping the stick alive)

  • kyfdxkyfdx Posts: 107,379

    Use the arrows in the top right, and expand the box, first?

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  • nyccarguynyccarguy Stamford, CTPosts: 12,883

    1992 Chevrolet Beretta GT - My 1st car

    2001 Prelude Type SH, 2015 Infiniti Q40 AWD, 2017 Honda Pilot Touring AWD

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