Datsun 521 - 4-speed manual- Dad taught me to drive it when I was 11. His was white.
Only pussies learn on an Automatic.
Mom's taxi and my "Official" Traffic Safety Education car.
Her '74 Coronet didn't look this cool, it was a non-descript tannish-brown.
1968 Ranchero, mine was fire-engine red. My first "owned" car, a gift from my Mom's step-dad.
I bent the hood one day after work, when I failed to secure it after adding oil.
Later, I totally smashed the right side, when I brushed a metal pole at 20 mph.
Sold it to my Dad's barber and he restored it to better than factory condition.
Dad's work truck, 5-speed manual Toyota Hi-Lux, a red early-eighties model.
I drove it to college daily, during my frosh year and I smashed in the front end while tailgating a bitch with no brake lights. Dad was pissed.
Picked up a powder blue '74 Dodge Dart after wrecking the Toyota.
This car was hella fast, slant-six engine in a car that weighed nothing!
I kept this until I enlisted in the Army, damned recruiter never mentioned that I could take it with me overseas.
Fucking indestructible, I ran it for 6 months on a quart and one-half of oil, when it ought to have five.
Also, I got my cherry popped in this one, by a trampy friend of my sister.
Picked up a blue '81/'82 Renault 18ts from another soldier in Munich.
I ran this thing for nearly 6 years, junking it just before I left Berlin.
In spite of her age, she handled well on the Autobahn.
4-door and 5-speed manual, but quite cramped, as is the German style.
'81 Ford F-150. Another donation from Gramps' backyard, it had been a yard truck in the sawmill he owned.
Well past its prime, but I needed wheels after I returned from Deutschland. I ran it until it died, which was not long after it converted itself into a V-7.
Biggest truck I've owned.
"94 Ford Ranger.Gift from the folks, mine's green.
I drove this when I returned to college after the Army and still drive it on occasion.
This is the truck that was stolen recently, and the interior had been stripped when I recovered it. Fortunately (?) the ingnition still worked.
'98 Hyundai Accent, which muchagecko bought from one of my former co-workers.
He lied and said it was a '99, even had it registered as a '99, but the Data Plate ratted him out. It's black.
'gecko willed it to me when my truck was stolen and she had picked up her PT Cruiser.
All in all, the Dart and the Ranger have been my two favourites, I actually shed several tears when the Ranger was stolen.
Many good times were had in it.
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