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How many of you still have your first car?

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I don't have my first car, a blacked out 42 Chevy, but I know where it's buried, still have the pink slip. jim43

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I still have ANNIE, my 1929 Model A 2-dr Sedan. I was 15 yrs old when a family friend (original owner) gave it to my Dad and we put a new coil in to make it run! I learned to drive on Annie, and she still looks the same as the day she came home, complete with my High School Decals across the back window, and her name painted underneath. We are in the process of completing a mechanical restoration, while enjoying driving in the summer, so that I can take her to my 50th High School Graduation reunion in 2011 (Ballard High in Seattle Washington) it will be an interesting trip since i now live in Fairbanks, Alaska.

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I still have ANNIE, my 1929 Model A 2-dr Sedan. I was 15 yrs old when a family friend (original owner) gave it to my Dad and we put a new coil in to make it run! I learned to drive on Annie, and she still looks the same as the day she came home, complete with my High School Decals across the back window, and her name painted underneath. We are in the process of completing a mechanical restoration, while enjoying driving in the summer, so that I can take her to my 50th High School Graduation reunion in 2011 (Ballard High in Seattle Washington) it will be an interesting trip since i now live in Fairbanks, Alaska.

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Yes I do,38 Dodge D8 coupe.Got it in 72 from a friend in H.S.for $300.Iam just getting back to it this spring.A friend that I race with makes an OHV head for the Dodge flathead 6.So Iam going to put one on this car.This will be #3 of 3.No more will be made.The car will be almost stock.It will be our 1 lap around America car.

My uncle has his first car too.1932 Ford 5 window.He got it in 54.Drag raced it tell 63.Then it went into storage.I restored it for him in the 80's.It has the model B with a Riley 2 port head.Goes like stink!

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Sure do. Not only the first but.... the second and the third! Number 1 is a 1958 Buick Limited 2dr that Dad had bought to use as a daily driver for his 70 mile one way commute to work. After two years of this and a broken universal joint, when I started talking about getting my license in 69 he gave this one to me to get away from owning "some hopped up thing" some of my friends were driving. Two years later with being exposed to Dad's other real antique cars (1920 Overland & 1928 Whippet cabriolet) a local car club member called to say he had a 58 Buick convertible and would I be interested. What 19 year old kid would not want a red bodied convert with black and white interior????? Yep, I not only had to have it but it was another 58 Buick too. The third is a 1958 Buick Roadmaster convert from Lima, Ohio advertised for the ransom sum of $200.00. This poor car had been used, abused and put away filthy! Again had to have it, being a Buick and was a steal (in my mind) at $90.00. With life being what it is(kids, Mortgage, etc) the cars are driver quality not show but still turn heads with the general public. Like someone else stated earlier I not sure I could ever sell one of these cars as they are so much a part of me and the family.

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Almost. I did let my first car go, but exactly 20 years later I found another one just like it. Same year, same color in and out. Pics are from 1986 and 2006. If I said it was the same car, few would suspect.

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