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1987 Toyota Sunrader

I have wanted a camper for a long time. I told myself if I ever got tired of driving a fast sportscar, I'll...
1997 Pontiac Trans Am

I have liked Pontiac since the seventies with "Smokey and the Bandit" along with a girlfriend's roommate's...
1986 Nissan 300zx

I had always liked the 280z's but around this time you could get the newer generation for about the same price. I...
1969 Ford Falcon Futura

My grandpa had always driven these old Ford Falcons for as long as I could remember. This one I got from my uncle...
1984 Honda CB900 Custom

A friend in San Diego had an old rat bike in his garage. He asked if I wanted it for $300 delivered running. I...
1993 Mazda Miata

This was an amazing concept that had been ignored for a long time. It was an affordable convertible that was...
1982 Toyota Corolla

I got this Toyota Corolla from my sister-in-law when she upgraded. This little car was awesome. I drove it all...
1979 Mazda RX7

Inspired by the awesomeness of my stepmother's 280zx, I thought I found something even better! It was similar in...
1984 Oldsmobile Delta 88

Somebody knew I needed a car and gave me this thing. Perhaps I bought it for $500 on payments or so. This thing...
1981 Fiat X19

I loved this car. It was my dream to have one and it was a lot of fun and fast to drive. People found it unusual...
1979 Fiat X19

When I first discovered a Fiat X19, I thought it was amazing. It was like a little speedster but didn't have the...
1986 Pontiac Trans Am

The girl I was dating had a roommate who drove a 1986 Pontiac Trans Am. It was fully-loaded and even had a yellow...
1969 Pontiac Tempest

The girl I was living with had a 1969 Pontiac Tempest that I drove often. That thing was beat to hell. One rainy...
1974 Opel Manta

A guy down the street asked if I wanted another Opel Manta for $200 with a thrown rod. He may have ended up just...
1973 Opel Manta

This was my car in high school. We crammed seventeen people in it once and drove around the parking lot. Good...
1974 Chevy Nova

At the same time that I got my first car, my best friend got his first car and it was the same make and model!...
1972 Chevy Nova

My very first car of my own was a 1972 Chevy Nova with a 350 V8 and automatic transmission. I was almost sixteen...
1982 Datsun 280zx

My Stepmother had a 1982 Datsun 280zx which was the most awesome car out at the time. It was a trending thing,...
1973 Ford Maverick

When I was thirteen, I had a sixteen year old girlfriend who drove her mother's 1973 Ford Maverick. When we went...
1974 Ford Gran Torino

In the early eighties, I had an uncle who managed the fleet maintenance of taxi cabs in Los Angeles. While...
1974 Ford Mustang II

When I was around five years old, my Grandparents got a divorce. I had no idea what that meant and I'd only seen...

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