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Old 07-11-2011, 01:41 PM
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Hopefully this is meant to be ironic. My first car was a 1977 Chrysler Lebaron in that ugly metallic pea green. Only Chrysler product i've ever owned. I drove it once and traded it for a 1984 Caprice Classic. As far as I'm concerned the Caprice was my "true" first car and it was a good one at that. It was so good, I still own it.

Fwiw, it was a white one.

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Old 07-11-2011, 01:58 PM
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Without pictures I have no real proof but I think I may win the prize for the ugliest first car. Mine was a 1960 Plymouth Valiant with a silver paint job that had oxidized all the way down to bare metal in some places. That car didn't even look good when it was new!
To add to this insult, I bent the driver's door so bad (another story) that I had to replace it. The only door I could find was a blue one from a Dodge Lancer. While the door fit the door frame, the trim on the Lancer was different than that of the Valiant. So I not only had a different color door, the trim didn't match. It kept the rain out though!
Anyway...it was mine....it ran and it was amazing how many friends, including girls, wanted to ride in it.
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Old 07-11-2011, 05:13 PM
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Kinda Funky

This here was my first car. It was kinda funky, kinda Petty Blue.The year was 1976.
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Old 07-11-2011, 05:23 PM
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51 chevy 2 door sedan or slope back whatever people called them anyway it was Black. went from it to a Butternut yellow or whatever color it was called 67 mustang 289 3-speed manual trans with power brakes. wish i still had it.
My 51 even had the visor over the windshield.


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Oh and i have had several blue cars and trucks through the years.
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This here was my first car. It was kinda funky, kinda Petty Blue.The year was 1976.
do you mean you owned it in 76??? because that is a 66 bel air/biscayne..

im building a 66 impala right now. and my first car was a BLUE 71 dodge charger 500 sweeeet ride
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1969 Ford Custom 500 4 door hardtop with 1 busted door glass. $200.00
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do you mean you owned it in 76??? because that is a 66 bel air/biscayne..

im building a 66 impala right now. and my first car was a BLUE 71 dodge charger 500 sweeeet ride
Yeah, It was a 1966 Bel Air and the year I owned it was 1976.Senior year of high school. I made the mistake of selling it and buying a crappy dodge,(it wasnt a good car) (not bashing dodges) then lucked out and traded that for a 1964 Le Mans in need of some work.
Got the Le Mans up and running in a few days and was smoking tires for days after that.That car was a beast.
Here is my 64 I own now.Its a work in progress, I have a windshield going in tommorow.
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I wished I still had this car. I bought this when I lived in New Mexico.I drove it to Florida and sold it to my brother.
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Ugh..............1975 Montego.
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'56 2door chev. black 265 2-bbl. 3-speed/over, that my older brother & I bought jointly in '63. Had 87000 miles, paid $250, really loved that car till I rolled it in '65.

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Without pictures I have no real proof but I think I may win the prize for the ugliest first car. Mine was a 1960 Plymouth Valiant with a silver paint job that had oxidized all the way down to bare metal in some places. That car didn't even look good when it was new!
To add to this insult, I bent the driver's door so bad (another story) that I had to replace it. The only door I could find was a blue one from a Dodge Lancer. While the door fit the door frame, the trim on the Lancer was different than that of the Valiant. So I not only had a different color door, the trim didn't match. It kept the rain out though!
Anyway...it was mine....it ran and it was amazing how many friends, including girls, wanted to ride in it.
Naw, bro, I gotchya beat. 1976 Plymouth Volare 4 door, reddish brown metallic, holes in the trunk with a /6 that had a burned exhaust valve and a shot 904 T-Flite that never shifted right despite being rebuilt. Did my first cylinder head r&r with it, and after I convinced my old man that milling the head and giving it a 3 angle valve job was the way to go, and getting the valves set right in auto mech, that ugly box became party central. All those square surfaces and glass were great for acoustics, so the crap radio and speakers sounded like a dance club. $650.00 plus tax and time. Had dreams of a small block and some gears, but it would have been street raced, and my late pops knew it.

Cheap gas, good times.

And plus infinity on the girls willing to ride with you! Didn't need what you need now if you were on the pull. Just 4 wheels that could be trusted and a radio!

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53 ford, overhead valve six. 3 on a tree, 2 door. Bought it 1964 for $350.00. It was a tank on ice and snow. I could tear up a 57 chevy small block in reverse. I loved that car. Mostly the back seat was where all the fun was. Plus, sneeking several others in the drive ins was always a blast.
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Old 07-12-2011, 07:05 AM
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'63 Corvair convertible, white with black top and aqua interior. 4-speed. Was 16 years old and couldn't wait to modify it. Put a 4-barrel on it with a spider manifold (thing would ice up and had all kinds of fixes for that), tinted the windows and ran the daylights out of it. Could make the tires chirp in 4th gear!! How that car held together without blowing head gaskets and clutches is still a mystery to me. My girlfriend loved that car. Traded it later for a '64 Mailbu with a 283 and a 4-speed which I started to race at Dragway 42 (whole 'nuther story).

Funny, I just saw another 63 convertible with a 4-speed at a Cruise-In this past Sunday - man brougfht back the memories.
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1949 Chevy pick up. $50.00. I even painted it red with a paint brush! The year was 1962. Had a lot of fun in that truck. I sure wish I still had it.
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