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Old 03-16-2016, 08:45 AM
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OT: cars you miss

Wish I still had this one.

It wasn't the fastest, and was downright dangerous in bad weather, but I sure miss it.

Which ones do you miss?

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Old 03-16-2016, 08:56 AM
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My friend's 1972 Datsun 240z--we went everywhere in that thing (not his--but the same ugly orange...)
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Old 03-16-2016, 09:03 AM
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I had one like this in high school... still miss it. http://www.remarkablecars.com/main/ford/1970-mustang-001-2.jpg[/url]
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Old 03-16-2016, 09:03 AM
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1987 535is 5 speed manual.

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Old 03-16-2016, 09:09 AM
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1987 535is 5 speed manual.

That engine and drivetrain was amazing! I learned to drive in an 87 bmw. Still miss the feel of driving that car and perhaps its just in my mind as i haven't ridden one for 15 years but id take one over the current series.
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Old 03-16-2016, 09:13 AM
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Still my fave. I'd love to have it back.
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Old 03-16-2016, 09:19 AM
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Not mine (mine never looked this good).
Had a used one at 18



I miss 18 more than the car (I can buy the car)
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Old 03-16-2016, 09:20 AM
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I had a ton of fun in my Saab Viggen. I really do miss that car!

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Old 03-16-2016, 09:20 AM
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I recently had an '87 535is that I drove from about 88K to 122K....such a fun car & completely non-economical...but did I say fun?
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Old 03-16-2016, 09:23 AM
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Sold this when I turned 40 'cause I wanted to avoid the cliche that I'm short, bald, 40 AND drive a Porsche. There was nothing I could do about the first 3, but the 4th I cut loose
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Old 03-16-2016, 09:25 AM
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Of course you never forget your first.....
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Old 03-16-2016, 09:30 AM
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Oh man, where to start...

Probably the 5 that I miss the most:

-1971 BMW 2002 painted in Colorado (sherbert-y) Orange. It changed my world view on cars.

-1967 Sunbeam Alpine. Mint and painted BRG. Drove that little car all over the U.S.

-1974 Alfa GTV. Blue w/tan interior. It was everything that was lacking in the 2002 (FI, 5 spd, 4 wheel disc brakes) and a blast to drive.

-1971 BMW Bavaria. Painted Nevada beige with tan interior. Smooth, Fast, very German.

-1969 911E. It was Irish green with an off-white interior. It was a fun little beater 911 that was perfect in sooo many ways. I know where the car is at today (it's in MUCH nicer condition than when I had it!) but the owner wouldn't part with it for less than $100K

Each of these cars were 15-20 years old when I owned them.

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Old 03-16-2016, 09:34 AM
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I will have another ...

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Old 03-16-2016, 09:37 AM
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Not mine, but a close enough lookalike on Google Image search.

1997 Jeep TJ with the 4 banger. Power was awful, gas mileage sucked, the soft top was like a box tent in a hurricane on the highway. Handling was nonexistent, it was more survival. No A/C so you roasted in the summer, and the crazy heater only did a passable job in the winter.

It was awful and I loved it and miss it dearly.

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Old 03-16-2016, 09:39 AM
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My old e21. Cheap, durable, cheap parts, good on gas, fun to drive. Best daily car I've ever owned.
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