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Old 07-26-2009, 01:13 AM
 
Location: Yucaipa, California
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Ill be driving my full sized, 4 door 1985 olds delta 88 permantely starting mid sept. Does anyone else drive a big car or am i in the minority ? I dont see too many big cars compared to 10 yrs ago.
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Old 07-26-2009, 01:29 AM
 
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I do and always will. I consider a car big or fullsize when it weighs 4,000 lbs or more. The western midwest plains states are full of big car owners.
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Old 07-26-2009, 01:46 AM
 
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Fleetwoods, Caprices and Devilles is how I get around...
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Old 07-26-2009, 01:48 AM
 
Location: Earth
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Lots of folks still drive big land barges. Some of them ride high on 26 inch rims and have an advertisement for Skittles/Reeses/M&M's/Burger King/Mc Donalds on the side.
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Old 07-26-2009, 02:18 AM
 
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Lots of folks still drive big land barges. Some of them ride high on 26 inch rims and have an advertisement for Skittles/Reeses/M&M's/Burger King/Mc Donalds on the side.
It's very unfortunate. I hate to see those beautiful old cars turned into tacky rolling advertisements of excess.
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Old 07-26-2009, 02:58 AM
 
Location: Northridge/Porter Ranch, Calif.
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Ill be driving my full sized, 4 door 1985 olds delta 88 permantely starting mid sept. Does anyone else drive a big car or am i in the minority ? I dont see too many big cars compared to 10 yrs ago.
I own and drive 4 big cars!

And you won't ever see 26" rims on them!

-Fleet
1966 Plymouth Fury VIP
1969 Cadillac Fleetwood Brougham
1976 Cadillac Fleetwood Seventy-Five Limousine
1995 Lincoln Town Car
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Old 07-26-2009, 04:00 AM
 
Location: Ohio
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I still like the big cars. The "real" cars. I don't care much for 55 gallons drums with 4 wheels and a motor. They don't even sound like cars.
And then you get the young kids that put loud exhaust on the match boxes they make today and think they are impressing someone. Kinda sounds like a weed wacker on steroids. Most of the young ones don't know what a real car sounds like.
But I guess I'm showing my age and remember the rumbling big V8's that I grew up with.
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Old 07-26-2009, 05:14 AM
 
Location: Yucaipa, California
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My car is under 4k lbs. When i say "full sized" I mean like this with stock wheels & all original equipment. My car. http://community.webtv.net/steel09/olds

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Old 07-26-2009, 11:38 AM
 
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It's very unfortunate. I hate to see those beautiful old cars turned into tacky rolling advertisements of excess.
Yeah no kidding. What really cracks me up is I'm sure these clowns who drive these cars are not getting any sponsorship from whatever it is they have advertised on the car.

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Old 07-26-2009, 12:23 PM
 
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My car is under 4k lbs. When i say "full sized" I mean like this with stock wheels & all original equipment. My car. http://community.webtv.net/steel09/olds
What? Hate to break it to you but your full size is just like all the others mentioned above. Its built on a b-body platform, same as caprices, roadmasters and devilles/fleetwoods (of the time)... You are not under 4k, rather your up around 4400-4500. "Full Sized" is full sized... I am confused on your interpretation of the definition.
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