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Old 05-21-2017, 01:16 PM
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Default What was your first car?

So what was your first car? Was it a beater? What quirks did it have? How much did it cost?

Did you learn to drive in your first car?

Popular first cars are tipically Honda, Nissan, Chevrolet and Volvo.
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Old 05-23-2017, 10:20 AM
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My first car was a 96' Acura Integra was $300 bucks with few was an auto tho but shifted thru the high and low gears like it was 5 speed. , by then i already knew how to drive just about anything except a bike (never ride one)

but my first manual was a 99' Honda Civic Ex.
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Old 05-23-2017, 02:26 PM
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my first car was a 1976 bmw 2002. stick shift. it was 16 years old and i purchased it for $2k.
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Old 05-24-2017, 04:55 PM
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'71 Super Beetle that was pretty nice. Then I made it a Cal-Look, still nice. Then I started doing more and more, and the lowrider phase hit in the '90's. It was fucked from there :-(
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Old 05-24-2017, 10:57 PM
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'74 Ford Maverick "Grabber' edition.
I'll get another 3rd party hosting site eventually...

Just hope the old one dies a fiery death.
But I'm not bitter....
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Old 05-25-2017, 12:07 AM
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79 toyota pickup
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Old 05-25-2017, 12:15 PM
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1st........ 1969 VW Beetle Savana Beige with brown leatherette interior...
2nd...... 1972 2002 tii
3rd....... 1974 Ford Capri V6
3rd...... 1976 Toyota FJ40
4th ..... 1979 Audi Fox GTI
5th....... 1980 Mazda RX-7
6th....... 1985 Jeep Cherokee
7th....... 1988 Nissan Maxima
8th....... 1990 Volvo 740
9th....... 2005 Ford Eddie Bower Expedition
10th...... 2007 Ford Expedition Limited
11th...... 2009 MINI JCW
12th...... 2016 Cayman S

My most memorable was the VW for some reason... As a teenager I finally got 4 wheels which meant freedom.... That bug took me all over the USA.... problem free.... Wish I still had it...

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Old 06-01-2017, 06:27 PM
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First car I bought with my own money after graduating from college. Still have it. An early build 85 Pontiac Fiero V6 4 speed manual.

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Ordered it before GM made the decision to build a V6 model. So not yet priced. In the end, it was 12,000 CDN.
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Old 06-02-2017, 07:39 AM
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The first post was done by a spam bot, but interesting topic none-the-less...

I got my first car after having my license for exactly 10 years, and it's the MINI I still own.
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Old 06-04-2017, 04:26 PM
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first car was also my 2003 mini
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Old 06-06-2017, 03:25 AM
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Who knew a spam bot could spawn a good thread?

First car for me was a 1984 Honda Civic, base model with the 1300cc motor (3 barrel carb) and a 4 speed manual. I loved it.

Bought it in 1986 for $4000.

The good: decent handling, fun bark (straight pipe exhaust), reliable, and easily capable of 40+ mpg.

The bad: no AC, vinyl seats, just a 4 speed.

I'd love to have it today, but sadly it gave its life for mine when hit in the side and crushed into a light pillar. Most of them have sense suffered a similar fate or rusted into history.

This but the light blue metallic paint:
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Just drive dammit.
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