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Old 11-08-2012, 09:04 AM   #21
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I've been a Toyota guy for 20+ years...Camry, 4Runner, Sienna....all good reliable vehicles....but my 2004 Sienna has the best combination of what I want in a vehicle ~ ride, comfort and visibility (reliability is #1)...I bought it in early 2003 and she's still in the driveway
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Old 11-08-2012, 09:07 AM   #22
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Old 11-08-2012, 09:34 AM   #23
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Oh, I'm definitely a fan of Westphalias! That is a sweet camper.
My favorite vehicle is one we still have, the 76 Airstream Argosy. Just cranking up to go somewhere means you are already on vacation. These are from Floydfest this year, up in Virginia. You can see she is very lived-in while we are there!
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Mid 2000 vintage (don't know exact year, as I bought it from craigslist) of Sun EZ1 recumbent bicycle.
Looks like this: Sun Recumbents ~ Sun EZ-1 recumbent bike from the Bicycle Man
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Old 11-08-2012, 09:49 AM   #25
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1) Best car ever was a 1967 Chevelle SS convertible. Can you say "chick magnet"??

2) A 1985 Nissan 200SX turbo, in red. A great college car..........
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Old 11-08-2012, 10:03 AM   #26
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My first car a 62 Volvo P1800s - was easy to work on, reliable and had a cool factor. Got her from a family friend for $700 in 74. (good deal). I went on my first date in this car (alot of firsts in this car ). It lasted thru the 2nd year of college. I lived in upstate NY and the poor old girl died of cancer. I went to have new (cheap) tires put on and the shop would not put her up on the lift. They said she was so rusted, frame and all, they did'nt know what was holding her together.
I keep thinking of getting one now as a toy....midlife crisis.....



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Old 11-08-2012, 10:45 AM   #28
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1990 Toyota Camry. I drove it until 2005 when I upgraded to a 2003 Camry and the 1990 went to my 18 year old son. He drove it until 2009 when it became just took expensive to keep repairing. Sold it on Craigslist for $250.

I love my 2003 Camry, too. Desert Sand exterior with a Taupe interior. You just can't get any more bland than that. But it's a good solid car and it's been extremely reliable.
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Old 11-08-2012, 11:18 AM   #29
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Really don't have a favorite as I mentioned, but I guess we have favorite carmakers having owned...

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Favorite car you've owned and why.
No question about it - - my favorite vehicle that I owned was my Aggie maroon 1987 Dodge Daytona, with manual sunroof and window controls. Nobody in the world was cooler than me, tooling around in my Daytona with the sunroof open, looking pretty and feeling like a million bucks.

And why was it my favorite, you ask? Because I bought it brand new, using part of the money I earned when I sold my A&M senior project. And, it was Aggie maroon, and fun to park on campus during that last semester before graduating.

I never did take a photo of it, so here are a couple of photos of similar cars from the web:
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Old 11-08-2012, 11:55 AM   #31
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The Muscle Boat


Here I am about a year ago with my toy. I've shown it before in other threads. It looks a little different today. Currently has the paint stripped, all trim, hood, trunk lid and doors removed. I'm getting it restored-which is putting a serious dent in this years savings! Gotta live a little...

Bought it in 1984 in Havre, MT. It got me through HS and college as a daily driver. Currently a 3 season driver. Why is it my favorite? It is such a fun cruiser! Long, low and loud.

Handles well, modified 350 has decent power. It is now old enough that it has become a bit of a head turner.
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Gawd I love that car, Keim! Can't wait to see the restoration results!
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The all-time favorite was the 1955 Piper Tri-Pacer, which I had a ball with in the two years I owned it. Then I did a very stupid thing and sold it to get married.

The airplane was a lot cheaper than she was.

It didn't turn out to be quite the chick magnet that I thought it would. Turned out most were afraid of flying in a single-engine airplane but I figured how could a line like "Wanna fly to Tangier Island for lunch?" not work.
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Gawd I love that car, Keim! Can't wait to see the restoration results!
Neither can I! It is a very complete outside restoration of the car. I had some spots where rust had eaten through under the chrome on the fender and under the vinyl top. Those were cut out. Vinyl and rubber parts replaced. Car won't look much different, though. Going with a similar color. Deep blue, with a hint of green in it.

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I used to be a VW guy, but my current car (2010 Toyota Camry) is probably my favorite. Although I much prefer driving DW's current car (2010 Mazda Miata).
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The all-time favorite was the 1955 Piper Tri-Pacer...
Wait a minute, then my favorite vehicle is below, much more than any land based vehicle we ever owned...
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Mid, that's a nice one for sure! What is it? Love the open cockpit--roomy!
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Looks like J boat day sailer...Nice! Also the Piper Tripacer...

Now that we're into "vehicles"...
A toss up betweeen my 1976 Schwinn Sprint Bent-Tube, 1979 Motobecane Grand Spirit, or the 1992 Proflex Offroad...
Girvan elastomer headset, and proflex suspension... note the drive which allows chain replacement without masterink... also has superdrive oval sprocket gear. It was years ahead of it's time. Prime advantage of drive was to keep rear wheel on the road.... (mountain)... Eventually sold to Trek... A classic with only 240 built. I bought for $5. and have had it since 2002.

no more mountain biking... too old!

And Sarah... the pics of the Airstream on-site, brought tears to my eyes... that was US... in the 1980's.... Thanks
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My 2003 jeep wrangler that I used to have at our vacation condo. Spent a lot of time with the top down. Lots of fun, but DW wanted something more practical, so I sold it.
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My 2012 Chevy Volt which I bought last year right before Thanksgiving! I have it for exactly a year now and I absolutely love it.
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