What cars have you owned?

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  1. guidot

    guidot Developer Relations Staff Member Premium Member

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    I always like to read about people's experiences with cars. So, like the what do you drive thread, just post the car you had and why, and maybe pros/cons.

    1982 Buick Skylark - Was my Grandma's car (obviously lol). Had a boombox with removable speakers, duct taped to the center hump in the front. Seats were more comfortable than most couches I've sat in. Wouldn't do a burnout (even with a neutral drop). Transmission died, although it chirped second during its demise (which was awesome).

    1988 Mercury Tracer - More affectionately known as the Mazda 323, this car did 43 mpg when gas was $0.98 a gallon. I miss it a lot. 8 way adjustable MANUAL drivers seat, 5 speed, 1.6L 88hp I-4, ~2300lbs. Out of the cars I've owned this is #2 in the favorites list.

    1996 Nissan 240SX - Beautiful car. Paid through the nose. Put ~140k miles on it in 6 years. Was my baby. Had I/H/E, and even after all of those miles, still pulled near 150hp at the wheels on a dyno before it was sold. Redlined every gear, every day, and it wanted more. Still got 30-32mpg on the highway too. Miss it everyday.

    2007 Volkswagen Rabbit (Golf V) - Worst car purchase I ever made. Had no feel of the original Rabbit. Sloppy transmission, emissions friendly manual transmission (didn't not decrease revs for 10-15s after letting up). Should have spent the additional $3-5k for a GTI. Suspension was good, but front wheel drive was a big change for me after 6 years of RWD.
     
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    dezymond Tech Support Mod Staff Member Premium Member

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    1986 BMW 325e - was my grandpa's car til he passed away. My dad and I took it and wanted to restore it a bit, but never got around to it. Learned to drive in it, but it died right before my license test and we sold it.

    2005 Honda Civic - Car I got my license in. Still have it and use it as my DD. Fun memories from HS with it.

    2004 Honda s2000 - My attainable dream car:) Bought it used for a great price and I'm the second owner. Had it for 2.5yrs so far and still puts a grin on my face, so damn fun to drive:hail:
     
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    2011 Ferrari something rather. It was too slow so I sold it and got the bionic

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    I own a lifted 99 ford ranger. Rebuilt the motor and tear it up here and there in the snow and mud. Lol
     
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    First car 74 mustangII V6 auto great bashing car.. (4speed pinto with 4banger would been better)

    Second car 73 barracuda yellow wif black soft top. (a year too late as it only had 318 I built a 360ci and slapped in her)

    The rest are not much to talk about except maybe the 71 dart that had a slant 6, it was a beater but tough...

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    What no Porches,Vetts, or exotic cars....

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    Ohh ill play. Hmm... First was a 95 altima(definitely a good car), then a 85 Nissan hardbody pickup(was my dads), then a 95 camry best 1000 I spent, then a 2004 rsx (thought I would try another car), I bought a 2006 Tacoma (awesome truck still regret selling it), then came an 89 yj(childhood dream), sold my Tacoma and bought an 06 rubicon jeep, sold the yj and bought a 98 integra(which got totalled by some jackwagon), bought a 05 r6 raven right after the jeep, then sold the r6 and bought a gsxr later(which just sits because it's cold), ohh bought a 94 Nissan hardbody with insurance from the integra dilemma. Whew that is alot.

    Hopefully I'm done for a while.

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    2002 GMC Sierra 1500 Single Cab Short Bed. Has the upgraded interior. HID's, good sound system and more. It was my first truck and I'm gonna keep driving it through college. It only gets 14-15 MPG though and is interesting to drive in the rain since the rear end is so light.

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    2010 wrx rally blue premium addition and its a standard haha

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    1996 nissan 240sx first car n loved it

    2004 g35 sold it 2 years ago

    and now rollin in a 2006 bmw 750li. love it!
     
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    Miss mine everyday. LE, SE or base?

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