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Thread: you're 17...were u driving dad's car?.....post a pic of the model

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    64 Old Cutlass. Summer 1970, Dad was out of town for the weekend so I disconnected the speedo cable, picked up a bunch of friends and drove to Indiana and back to NY. No I dont have any children.
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    Senior Member StephenAcworth's Avatar
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    The first car I drove at 17 was my dad's Morris Minor Traveller:

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    Which was somewhat embarrassing... but my first car, also at 17, was a bright yellow TR3A with red leather... in a terrible state... but it was mine... until something blew and it became a permanent fixture on my parent's drive for a few years...

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    Neither of these pictures is mine...
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    Quote Originally Posted by 70tangerine View Post
    geeeez!...too cool too cool.
    Thanks... too many stories to tell, most of them self-incriminating.

    I can say that the ride and noise were horrible on the freeway. Around town and off road, it was a blast!
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    Talked my parents into the 1969 GTO because it braked, handled and accelerated well. (notice the ranking of priorities).

    Very nice of them to drive 2 cars so I could be "cool" at graduation.

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    Cool thread!! ibmiked, love the 2002!!!

    In 1977, I was 15 and had a license. I drove my Dad's '77 Bronco, and still have it. Matter of fact I have three small Broncos now with another in the works. I am not a hoarder... A collector is a better term.
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    The year was 1971 and I put my first car on the road a black on black 1970 Plymouth Barracuda.

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    Ahhhh the sixties... I envision myself one early Saturday morning with black frame glasses, plaid shorts, black shoes and white socks smoking a cigarette driving to a hardware store and buying a bag of nails... .

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    I bought my almost-worn out 1965 Mustang at age 16:



    My high school friend took this picture but has sadly passed away. This car was a 3-speed on the floor with a V-8 4-barrel.

    I later raced a 1965 Mustang to a HSR Championship in 2010:

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    not because I started it



    but I LOVE THIS THREAD



    I knew yall would have some wonderful car's

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