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History Do You Own A Car From The Year Of Your Birth (Purposely)?

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Bill's Auto Works, Jan 20, 2022.

  1. I believe there is a happy birthday in order for the Hay man today :D
     
  2. DDDenny
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    1954, yep, same here Gordon.
    Thankfully my cousin (girl) completely ruined my Grandmothers' 54 Chevy two door sedan that I had dreams of inheriting in the mid 60's.
    Close call actually because there isn't much that I'm attracted to from just about any mfg.
    I do dig 54 Studebakers like you as they are cool in mild/wild street cars or drag and Bonneville cars.
     
  3. guthriesmith
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    Good Catch Lloyd! And, Happy Birthday @Dan Hay!
     
  4. Bandit Billy
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    My wife was born in 69 and I have honored her birth year many, many times! My birth year? Not even once.
     
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  5. 40FORDPU
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    I've had a '55 Chev 2 door post, and a '55 Chev convertible, not specifically because of my birth year, I just like them.
     
  6. Bearing Burner
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    I was born in 1943 no cars were made in that year.
     
  7. ... I was born in '57 also and have had a Belair from that year when I was a teen ...
    ... but I much prefer cars from the thirties ...
     
  8. Deuce Daddy Don
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    YEP!!!!-------Born in 1932, same as my roadster!
     
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  9. DDDenny
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    Winner Winner!
    How about that, gonna be a hard act to follow in my book.
     
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  10. Sky Six
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    I was born in '48 and I bought my '48 Chevy because I thought it would be cool to have something my age 20211008_141823.jpg
     
  11. Jack Rice
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    I was born in 62 like several of you. I don't have a 62 anything but I built my avatar 36 Ford pickup like a teenager in 1962 with a limited budget might have. 56 Desoto hemi, dropped axle, minimum paint and basic interior. The Rader wheels are late 63's though.
     
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  12. Budget36
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    Not me, but my dad was born in ‘36, he had a ‘36 Dodge PU and a few ‘36 Ford PUs, one is somewhat still around.
    He said “it was good year”.
    He also bought an 30.06 Model 70 from a pawnshop in Utah, because, well it was manufactured in ‘36.
     
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  13. No, but if I did it wouldn't be very hamb friendly, born 2001. I'm happy with the older stuff
     
  14. R A Wrench
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    I'm a postwar model, 1946. In my batch of toys I do have a 46 Ford Sedan Delivery. It is still just a roller,
    I have big plans but a few other toys that need attention.
     
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  15. harleyddad
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    My Avatar, a 49' Ford Custom Tudor was my Dad's first car at age 36. He got it in December so they would have a way to bring me home from the hospital in January 50.
     
  16. jerry rigged
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    I'm a '56 model, and when I was young and stupid I had a '56 Belair 2dr HT, but I was too stupid to try to keep it. Now I only have a '56 Matchless and a '56 BSA (OT motorcycles):(
     
  17. belair
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  18. Actually I kind of like '62 Chebbys. I do admit that I like '63s better tough.

    I was born in '54 and '54 was just not a good year for cars. The '54 F 100 is the exception and the '54 grill is not the most beautiful of the first gen Effie. I have owned a few '54 vehicles but never set out to find one it just happened.
     
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  19. Rckt98
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    Yep. Born in 56 and have owned a 56 Chev and 56 Olds over the years. Olds 98.JPG
     
  20. MRW1994
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    I just lost my dad at the end of this past year. He left me his 1965 Coronet 500 we rebuilt together. They both came on the scene in January of '65 and were only about two weeks apart according to the fender tag. Coronet.jpg
     
  21. jaracer
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    I had a 47 Ford Coupe for a couple of years. The stock flathead didn't have all the power I remembered from when I was 16, but it ran real good. I got it sorted out so that it didn't overheat and was very dependable. Then I saw an add for a 57 T-Bird so I traded the 47 in on the 57. So my little Bird is 10 years younger than me. 46Front.jpg
     
  22. steeltappet
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    the build date is about two months from my birthdate. But I see I got smoked by the Dodge!
     

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  23. Joe Blow
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    Not a car and not purposely bought but was the same model year as me. L6 226 Super Hurricane in it and a 4K original miles ranch truck.....paid 500 bucks for it in the late 70's.
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  24. oliver westlund
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    1988 was a bad year for cars....
     
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  25. 62 vettes, 62 Impala hardtop. 409's..Mopar 413"s. There was some good stuff that year. Im a 55 myself,and a Chevy guy, go figure. Got a 55 Cameo.
     
  26. Dedsoto
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  27. wheeldog57
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    Born in the final year of HAMB friendly cars.
    I have had a lot of vehicles but none of them were 65s. I wouldn't mind an F85 though
     
  28. Being 63 I would like a 63 Corvette, but they are too overpriced now for my taste. Also like 63 Riviera, but would rather have a 64 with the ST400 instead of 63 with dynaslow. I did have a 64 Riviera in past.
     
  29. Road Racer
    Joined: Jan 29, 2017
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    Road Racer

    Yes I do. And I felt stupid the other day when I was trying to figure out the age of the car then realized its my age!
     

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