Cars We Drive!

Discussion in 'Fine Living, Home, Design & Auto' started by Bert1568, Jul 18, 2006.

  1. Aldehyde

    Aldehyde Senior member

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    My Cars: 1968 Triumph GT6 - small dent on the nose recently. Will be executing a repaint shortly. It's dirty and has stickers on it because I was on a rally when this pic was taken. [​IMG] The dash: [​IMG] 1965 Rambler American - nice cushy american car for the highway. Photo from the add when I bought the car. [​IMG] 1971 Ford (Mercury) Capri - just sold this one last week actually. Looking to replace it with an Alfa Romeo. [​IMG] I don't have a modern car. It's one of the vintage autos for my 50 mile per day commute.
     
  2. brianja

    brianja Senior member

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    Saturday's chore - dig out the Z8 and detail/drive the damned thing -
    Still awesome
    Black/Parchment - 8k orig miles

    [​IMG]


    Any chance you are from NYC and were in Hershey, PA this past weekend?

    It's possible you met my parents this weekend if so. My father has a Black / Crema Z8 as well.
     
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    It's possible you met my parents this weekend if so. My father has a Black / Crema Z8 as well.[/quote]

    Not I, kind sir - there are several roaming around these parts, however
     
  4. Kai

    Kai Senior member

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    My Cars:

    1968 Triumph GT6 - small dent on the nose recently. Will be executing a repaint shortly. It's dirty and has stickers on it because I was on a rally when this pic was taken.
    [​IMG]

    The dash:
    [​IMG]

    1965 Rambler American - nice cushy american car for the highway. Photo from the add when I bought the car.
    [​IMG]

    1971 Ford (Mercury) Capri - just sold this one last week actually. Looking to replace it with an Alfa Romeo.
    [​IMG]

    I don't have a modern car. It's one of the vintage autos for my 50 mile per day commute.


    Love your cars. All of them have style
     
  5. amstokesdb9

    amstokesdb9 Senior member

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    Love your cars. All of them have style

    +1 That Triumph has so much character
     
  6. jet

    jet Persian Bro

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    except that gremlin
     
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    [​IMG]

    My "fun" car.


    [​IMG]
     
  9. sonomadrifter

    sonomadrifter Active Member

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    [​IMG]

    Couldnt agree more.
     
  10. impolyt_one

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    My wife wants to buy a 70s era 450SL. I know nothing about cars. Is this a decent enough auto? What to look for? Out for?

    lefty
     
  12. Aldehyde

    Aldehyde Senior member

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    Thanks Guys!

    Jet - It's a Capri, not a Gremlin. Here's a back shot:
    [​IMG]


    Though I do agree that it is not as stylish as the others. That is really a function of when the car was designed. It's a 70s car through and through, while the others are 60s cars.

    It was a fun car to own for a few months, and it is very respected in the community, but just not for me long term.

    I happen to think Gremlins are cool in a tongue-in-cheek way. [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
     
  13. Aldehyde

    Aldehyde Senior member

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    Fantastic car. My favorite BMW after the 507. Not many of them around...

    Saturday's chore - dig out the Z8 and detail/drive the damned thing -
    Still awesome
    Black/Parchment - 8k orig miles

    [​IMG]
     
  14. impolyt_one

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    My wife wants to buy a 70s era 450SL. I know nothing about cars. Is this a decent enough auto? What to look for? Out for?

    lefty


    Get a 280SL instead, if you can afford it. Multiples more, but 280's have far more investment potential.
     
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    [​IMG]

    Guess some just don't comprehend a race car. I raced a ITB mazda 323 for years. That thing was ugly as sin but I loved it. When you race you will smash up your car. Unless you got 5 grand to spend on a paint job each month this is generally how your race car is gonna look.

    Looks like he does formula drift. With $1000 for tires each weekend it doesn't leave much left for making the car stylish.
     

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