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Old 10-07-2015, 08:22 PM   #21
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I learned to drive in one of these.
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Old 10-07-2015, 08:25 PM   #22
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#3 is a Peugot 504?
We had one of those when I was a kid. A diesel. It was great in the snow as it seemed that it didn't have enough torque to spin the wheels even in snow. Zero to sixty was.... forever.
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Old 10-07-2015, 08:27 PM   #23
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Fired, is #1 a Simca?
Nope.
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Old 10-07-2015, 08:32 PM   #24
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This is a fun topic. I don't have anything weird.

But... a Peugeot after a promotion? Wow. Sorry for your Dad's loss.

In fairness, French cars have come a long way since that time of the picture.
We lived in France at the time and Peugeot was usually well regarded as a car brand. I don't remember if it actually was a good car or not.
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Old 10-07-2015, 08:40 PM   #25
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Is #1 a Skoda Favorit?
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Old 10-07-2015, 08:43 PM   #26
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Is #1 a Skoda Favorit?

No, although the boxy shape is very "Skoda".
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Is #1 a Ford Fiesta?
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Old 10-07-2015, 08:51 PM   #28
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Is #1 a Ford Fiesta?

No.
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The wheels and lines of #2 make me think VW or Audi.
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Old 10-07-2015, 10:23 PM   #30
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Some of the cars from my past (owned by my parents at one point or another).

Car 1: mom drove this one for years.
Car 2: I learned to drive in that car. Very advanced for its time, too advanced maybe as it kept breaking down. The car could rise to navigate unpaved roads.
Car 3: The car my dad bought after being promoted at work. I still remember going with him to buy it - it was a big deal at the time.
#1 a VW?
Has a sort of Rabbit look.
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#1 a VW?
Has a sort of Rabbit look.
Nope. It did have a similar shape, but it was much smaller than the rabbit.
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The wheels and lines of #2 make me think VW or Audi.
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Well done with #1 Fired, fun to watch this play out. My guess was wrong.

I correctly guessed Citroen for #2, because I lived in Europe for years, but I don't know the specific model. I would have gotten the Peugeot to.
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#1 is definitely European spec. It has a 80's shape but lacks the front seat head restraints and side marker lights required in the US post-1970 or so.
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#1 is definitely European spec. It has a 80's shape but lacks the front seat head restraints and side marker lights required in the US post-1970 or so.
In that Fired's other two are French, maybe #1 is too? But I guessed wrong, and still don't know...
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I am pretty sure Fireds #1 is French, but I can't quite place it. As far as I know, they were the only ones to bolt the hubcap on at the center.

Is the Citroen a Xantia? BX? Can't tell from the profile.

I came THIS close to buying a 504D once. An acquaintance had one he wanted to sell me for $2K (a few years back) and it was in beautiful shape. The only thing that held me back was the knowledge that he bought it for $300 and got it running with an hour's worth of work.
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My BIL bought one of these (pic below) for his young wife after they first got married. I am sure one of you will figure out what it is very quickly.

Lest you think BIL was excessively cheap with what he chose for her, he drove his (construction) work pickup, so he spent nothing on his on daily driver.

However, when she got pregnant with their first child, BIL went out and bought a loaded Volvo 850T wagon "for her" before the baby even made the scene. From one of the least safe & spartan vehicles to one of the most safe & luxurious. I guess he cared a lot more about his kids than his wife...
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THAT is a Yugo. The Fiat version actually wasn't so bad, but got lost in translation and even worse quality .
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We had one of these PsOS when I was a kid...

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