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What was the car you learned to drive?



'76 International Scout Traveller.

Not a pic of our actual car but same color and messed up front quarter.
Dad bought this new in '76. This thing was a tank and could go just about anywhere. Hated it when I was 16 and took my test in it in '87. But I really came to love it. It could take me and about 10 of my closest friends lots of places. Wish I still had it.
 
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Not the one we had.


66 T Bird Convertible
 
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Old 12-20-2017, 04:04 PM
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If you don't count the tractors, I guess it would be my Dad's 1947 Chevy Fleetmaster.
 
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Old 12-20-2017, 04:25 PM
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High school driver's ed. '49 Chevy sedan, 3 on the tree, Army surplus. Still had the milspec plate riveted to the dashboard.
 
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Old 12-20-2017, 06:42 PM
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White 1966 Chrysler 300.

You do realize that there will be those that are going say something to the aspect that most that have posted are as old as dirt?
 
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'64 Ford Fairlane wagon. 260 cube V-8 (like a Tiger!) with three on the tree. Yes, I did try to drag race with it. Yes, old as dirt...
 
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1984 Chevette.
 
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Old 12-21-2017, 07:25 AM
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Not this exact one, but same year and colour-it was new.
 
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1975 International D200 Deluxe.
 
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1975 International D200 Deluxe.
Had to look that up. Nice. Scouts brother.

 
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Old 12-25-2017, 12:28 PM
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1957 Ford Fairlane
 
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true split bumper 350 rally sport. ok, mine didn't look quite that good..(about half bondo)
 
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I learned how to drive an automatic on a POS '89 Toyota Camry.
I learned how to drive stick by myself on my first car: '93 Mazda Miata
 
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1966 Citroen DS21
Pioneer in FWD cars!!

 
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1983 Datsun 280ZX, my first car. Not this one, but same model and color!


 
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1966 Citroen DS21
Pioneer in FWD cars!!

The self leveling suspension in that car was awesome!
 
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1971 VW Beetle, 1300cc, Orange!
 
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Learned to drive on a 5 speed, it was not a formula or GT, just a 2M4.


 
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1941 Dodge Weapons Carrier.
Not this one, but very similar. We still have it, maybe a restoration project someday.





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I learned to drive on a custom made car. I was 9 years old and we built a Mini sized car out of a Crosley for me (which was already a tiny car). It was a tiny overhead cam 4 cylinder with three speed trans and air type wheel barrow tires, diamond plate fenders and the original cable brakes! It had no real body, so was more like a mini car with no body.
1959 was a stellar year for me, as I also got a D2 Caterpillar and a Honda step through 50cc motorbike! I was one happy 9 yr old!
 
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Learned to drive in a Plymouth Volare wagon.

Learned the basics of a manual on a 78 Rabbit:

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikiped...8Hudson%29.JPG

Really learned to drive a stick with my first car, a 73 Super Beetle:

https://s.hswstatic.com/gif/1970-199...n-beetle-3.jpg
 
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Learned to drive in a Plymouth Volare wagon.

Learned the basics of a manual on a 78 Rabbit:

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikiped...8Hudson%29.JPG

Really learned to drive a stick with my first car, a 73 Super Beetle:

https://s.hswstatic.com/gif/1970-199...n-beetle-3.jpg
Ha! I had a new '73 Super Beetle. Yellow with mag wheels and a Hurst shifter. Loved that car.
 
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