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Old 07-13-2011, 12:44 AM
Location: Los Angeles
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Like many of you, in my lifetime I have owned many, many vehicles over the years.
I had my favorites, and now I ask you this question.
Of all the vehicles you have owned, if you could only have one of them back again, which one would you choose, and why?
I have owned everything from chevys too Cadillacs too Mustangs, too Lincolns, and Tbirds.
For me, it really wouldn't be a tough decision.
In 1964, I bought a 62 Cadillac DeVille convertible.
It was frost blue inside and out, with a white top.
That car was absolutely the greatest vehicle I have ever owned.
This picture is not the one I had, but is a twin.
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Old 07-13-2011, 06:24 AM
Location: East of Seattle since 1992, originally from SF Bay Area
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Oddly enough, my choice would also be a 1964. It was a Buick Skylark Wagon, with the vista dome roof. It was a decent car but had sentimental value, had it when I met my wife and before that took a 2-1/2 month cross country summer trip in it, hitting over 40 states.

Like this one but with the fake wire wheels/knock-offs.
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Old 07-13-2011, 08:10 AM
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Tough one. For me it would be a toss up between my M3, GTO and A6. Each of them were great for different reasons and I gave each of them up in order to get the next one. If I could only pick one I would have to go with my 2004 GTO, it was a great car on many levels and I had a lot of good times in it from cruises and car shows to racing.

Not my exact car, mine was modded with different rims, brakes and had the 2006 taillights as well as extensive engine work, but this is what it looked like off the show room floor.

http://photos.ebizautos.com/10005/7129065/7129065_1.jpg (broken link)
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Old 07-13-2011, 11:28 AM
Location: Miami, FL
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^^^looks like mine. I like my GTO but it is tempermental, heavy and expensive.

I truly loved my 1991 5.0 Mustang Coupe 5spd. Nimble. Light. Cheap fast parts. Reliable as a Willys Jeep. Reminded me of a Jack Russell terrier.

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Old 07-13-2011, 12:38 PM
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
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Difficult question to pose...

I REALLY love my 2010 F-150 Platinum, probably the one I'd chose if I had to make the choice. I traded an '08 Yukon Denali in on it which was also a great vehicle but I'm more of a pick-up man myself.

Miss my '02 Cadillac Eldorado as well as my '86 Porsche 911 Targa. I'd take my '05 'Vette back too if I had the chance...

I'll stick with the F-150 though...I could drive this forever and be happy.
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Old 07-13-2011, 12:44 PM
Location: Pikesville, MD
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I've actually tried to search out and buy back my V8 RX7 race car. I'd also love to have back my '76 Pontial Grand Lemans hot rod and my Ferrari Daytona Spyder replica. I like most of the hundred plus cars I've owned over the last 30 years (of course, or why have them?) But those are the ones I actualy miss.
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Old 07-13-2011, 01:32 PM
Location: Southwest Pa
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This might sounds nuts but hey, my tastes have always been a bit strange. I've had fast and slow, old and new, flatbed dodgers and showroom new, sturdy and downright dangerous. But of all the vehicles that passed through the garage over the course of 35 years I'd take back just one, the 1967 Plymouth Valiant I had in 1980. Plain, as in brown exterior and brown interior plain. Six cylinder engine, four doors, am radio, little panel doors for ventilation, automatic, roll down windows, dog dish hubcaps. Options...zero. Power nothing.

Let it sit outside over the winter months and when I came back to it in spring the motor was stuck solid. Noooo, I couldn't be bothered to start it up and move it once a week....idiot . Had no money to fix it so off it went.

Why the sentimental? No particular reason other than it asked for nothing other the regular maintenance, was cheap as chips to operate and never failed once when under regular duty. Exactly what a vehicle should be. There's no other vehicle in my personal history, aside from the current '94 daily driver Chrysler, that I can say that about.
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