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How many cars do you have and how many is too many?

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by jleavesl, Jul 11, 2008.

  1. LM14
    Joined: Dec 18, 2009
    Posts: 1,937

    Member Emeritus
    from Iowa

    Wife's '08 Taurus
    My '99 F250 4x4
    '61 Short Bed Unibody - Not started on that one much yet
    '61 Pro Street Falcon - Tube frame, 460/C6, Currently a project
    '57 F100 short bed seen at left
    '73 Kawasaki I've had since '73. This one probably should go live someplace else.
    2 Dirt Modifieds just for fun

    Always looking for more but no room anymore!
  2. gonzoengineer
    Joined: Dec 8, 2009
    Posts: 59


    I'm an odd duck as I haven't bought any vintage steel yet, though the desire is definitely there.

    Presently our garage consists of:
    2008 Honda Civic Si (Wife's daily driver)
    1986 Audi CoupeGT (Was my rainy day car until it became a problem child)
    1987 VW Scirocco (Cheap and cheerful restoration)
    1982 VW Scirocco (Parts car, additional storage :))
    2004 Triumph Speed Triple (My daily rider)

    I'm hoping to get the Audi and VW finished up and sell the both of them, scrapping the parts VW. They are my proof of concept of if I'm ready to handle an older project car. I'd really love to find something that is running and not completely falling apart, but in need of restoration. The idea being that I can daily drive it when the weather doesn't suite the motorcycle and wrench on it in the days between. 30's flathead Ford would be a treat, but 60's 289/390 Ford is looking a bit more realistic.
  3. aztlanco
    Joined: Mar 16, 2008
    Posts: 32


    My daily driver 03 Toyota tacoma
    My work truck 97 F-250 Ford
    56 Corvette complete, original and a driver
    1932 Ford five window coupe (present project about 85% finished)
    Non-Drivers and back burner projects;
    1950 F-1 Ford pick up
    1967 Toyota Landcruiser
    1965 Chev malibu SS
    1930 Ford model A five window coupe
    1965 VW (I'm the original owner)
    1997 GMC 2500 sierra
  4. funny this old thread is still going around just got done changing my list of cars on the profile page!! my daily is my 04 ttundra double cab my wife has a new toyota siena heres the list
    the following cars are fords
    27 coupe
    2 27 roadsters
    28 roadster
    31 tudor
    32 pick up
    34 pick up
    37 zephyr roadster
    37 zephyr sedan
    38 sedan deluxe
    38 pick up
    39 pick up
    and a 50 hudson for my 7 year old son!!!
  5. its a classic
    Joined: Jul 15, 2010
    Posts: 40

    its a classic
    from montana

    55 chevy 3200
    72 gmc 1/2 ton
    66 mercedes 230s
    66 chevy 4x4
    48 international
    soon to have 74 z28 camaro
    non vehicles
    55 chevy short box trailer
    88 kalisalki(spelled something like that!) bayou 300
    suzuki 50 4wheeler
    some kind of wierd go cart with no engine
    78 artic cat jag 330(motor for go cart!)
    soon to get homemade go cart with nissan 4 banger in it
    suzuki 230 quadsport
    have owned
    32 ft 1950 chris craft
    84 f250 6.9
    67 gmc 1/2 ton
    86 xr100r
    88 something or another 400 4wheeler that was a POS and i left it in the school parking lot and the dumbass principal took it somewhere! beginning of next school year im guna chew his ass! im thinkin that 4wheeler was worth about a grand ;)
    crap forgot to say that you can never have enough vehicles....unless the vehicles you have you dont use/dont do anything with. then its time to let someone have it that will work on it.
    Last edited: Jun 12, 2011
  6. jrzran
    Joined: Jul 10, 2012
    Posts: 5

    from florida

    Guess I've got it worse than anyone,right now I have 52 cars and am still looking. Cars range from Lamborghini diablo to 27 T tub with a bunch of anglias and chopped and V8ted VWs thrown in
  7. jmarshall97
    Joined: Aug 29, 2011
    Posts: 17


    I have 3 cars and im only 15!
  8. GassersGarage
    Joined: Jul 1, 2007
    Posts: 4,728


    If you can't finish or afford to finish what you have, that's too much.
  9. Gromit
    Joined: Oct 13, 2011
    Posts: 726


    '49 Plymouth Sedan
    65 Fairlane Wagoon
    '69 Sunbeam GT Fastback
    '69 Austin Mini Cooper S
    96 LandRover Disco *
    2006 Jetta TDI
    and an assorted Pile of bits trying to be a car.

    I'm trying to offload 1 or 2, knowing I will likely get another.

    I have a friend* who has too many. Mostly british cars, numbering 40+ in varrying states of decay sitting in a field rotting. He won't part with them. they will just sit there untill they disolve or get hauled to scrap when there is nothing left. It actually makes me rather sad and angry that he is so selfish that he needs to accumulate cars he has no use for. There's an early 60's Lotus body in there I may just sneak in and steal. make a good start for my "special" project. wonder how long before he'd notice.
  10. Don Martin
    Joined: Nov 2, 2006
    Posts: 158

    Don Martin
    from West Tenn

    ALOT They just follow me home, so I have to keep them. 2 barns, 2 shops and seven acres. Still room for more. I likem
  11. cshades
    Joined: Sep 2, 2011
    Posts: 514

    from wi

    I have a 1939 chevy truck,1940 chevy truck,46 chevy truck,41 chevy coupe,63 nova,66 gto,49 buick,85 monte carlo ss,77 gmc and 07 dodge truck.That is all i have for driveable ones not counting buisnees trucks.
    I also have about 6 other 39-46 chevy trucks and coes that i am trying to figure out a game plan for.
  12. Deuce Roadster
    Joined: Sep 8, 2002
    Posts: 9,519

    Deuce Roadster
    Member Emeritus

    I sold the M-47 pickup ...
    Someone wanted way worse than I did ( $$$)
    When the HOT 100 degree weather calms down ... I will most likely buy another 40 Ford to put in the project space.
    1940 standard businessman coupe ONLY.
  13. volvobrynk
    Joined: Jan 30, 2011
    Posts: 3,587

    from Denmark

    Too many, depents on my shop. ;-) jokes a side, it's to many when you know you ain't never gonna fix Them all/drive them/enjoy them/pay insurence/tax them.

    3 Volvo 122 (the Danish version of the shobox), a Volvo 142 (for sale) and a 1956 Bedford truck.
    And my daily driver, a vw diesel that goes 22km on a liter diesel. I think thats about 51mpg.
    A POS but saves my so much money, that I can have 6 cars on a minimum income job.
  14. 2935ford
    Joined: Jan 6, 2006
    Posts: 3,636


    3 and right now....none of them are running!
  15. rld14
    Joined: Mar 30, 2011
    Posts: 1,609


    Way the hell too many...

    31 A Roadster project
    46 Cadillac Sedanette project
    54 Customline Fordor
    56 Packard (Custodian of it, garage queen)
    58 Porsche 356A ***OT***
    60 Lincoln Premiere
    60 Lincoln Continental Ragtop project total mess
    60 Vauxhall Velox
    62 Vauxhall Velox project (Anyone want it? If someone is willing to save it they can HAVE it)
    87 Mustang LX V8 Shell ***OT*** (I want to put a flathead in this just to fuck with people)
    88 BMW M5 ***OT***
    93 Range Rover County LWB ***OT***
    97 BMW 740iL ***OT***
    04 Lamborghini Murcielago ***OT***
    06 Jag XJ8 ***OT*** Now basically given to my Mom so she can get more speeding tickets :D
    07 Lexus GS350 ***OT*** <--I hope this POS burns in hell

    I also think I need a 49-51 Merc or Baby Lincoln Coupe.... Plans are...

    Finish 60 Lincoln. Sell 60 ragtop, build Cadillac, Build A Roadster.

    Finish those.

    Then get hands on (Perhaps not in this order) 56 Lincoln premiere coupe and 59 Mercury.

    I also need to own a 37 Ford and a 37 Zephyr. Both must be coupes.

    I don't have wife and kids, this is how I do it :D
  16. Sumfuncomet
    Joined: Dec 31, 2011
    Posts: 578


    2012 VW Tiguan, 2007, mini cooper S, my work van 2007 Chrysler minivan, btw one of the most dependable vehicles I have EVER owned, 2007 Yamaha 125cc scooter and my under construction modified based on a 29 RPU. I usually have just lone project car, with the snow and ice we get here you really can't leave anything outside, it gets expensive having lots of garage an storage space, the worst part here is paying the fucking property taxes!
  17. desotot
    Joined: Jan 29, 2008
    Posts: 1,840


    Not including modern grocery getters. This summer I licensed my 50 merc sedan and my 49 merc coupe plus I am gathering parts for a 49 merc rag. I would like to sell the sedan to help finance the rag. I guess three is to many.
    Last edited: Dec 3, 2013
  18. adamshumard
    Joined: Jan 18, 2007
    Posts: 1,380


    Right at 40 cars/trucks 2 motorcycles. I buy everything I can get my hands on. Got to save them from the crusher.
  19. 70 Gremlin (first car)
    71 Gremlin parts car someday
    61 Falcon
    85 Toyota pu
    93 Subaru
    .....all with parking space for two!

    At my dads, another parts Gremlin a
    Maverick (parts for the Falcon)
    And my 64 Buick Wildcat.
  20. Kiwi 4d
    Joined: Sep 16, 2006
    Posts: 3,098

    Kiwi 4d

    4 or 5 drivers that count . Plus dailys x 2 more. Shame we were only given one backside.
    32 3w, 37 coupe , 49 coupe, 54 Victoria. 32 pu project , 27 coupe project. 1970 Valiant driver , gee got my license in that one in the 70s when i was 15 , dad bought it new. pimply 15 yr old driving pops VG valiant .
  21. power wagon
    Joined: Jul 17, 2012
    Posts: 117

    power wagon

    oboy, got to think for a min,
    51 cad. hearse running
    70 cad hearse running
    78 cad hearse runing
    2 53 gmc duece and half running
    4 dodge m37 2 running 2 not
    62 dodge town wagon running
    63 dodge town wagon not running
    3 dodge wc not running
    7 dodge power wagons 1947- 56 3 running 4 not running
    87 international school bus running
    1988 gmc pick up running
    1999 gmc pick up running
    1967 w 300 dodge power wagon
    and lotza junk
  22. power wagon
    Joined: Jul 17, 2012
    Posts: 117

    power wagon

    and forgot my wifes cars 69 cad eld.204 dodge pick up
  23. 5 right now but as many as 31 in the past
  24. KStewart
    Joined: Dec 17, 2009
    Posts: 46


    I have 4 Model T's, 4 Model A's, 33 Coupe, 35 Pickup, 39 Std. sdn., 39 Conv.coupe, 40 Conv. and 50 Crestliner just getting started. not counting my wife car my two trucks and Motor Home. all total 18. Always looking for one more
  25. Gabe1775
    Joined: Jun 26, 2013
    Posts: 49


    I have a '96 Corolla, '91 Civic Project, and a 1960 Chevy C20 long box.
    My Wife has a '04 RSX, and a 1950 Chevy 3100 short box project.
    My Mom owns a 1964 Chevelle, and a 1964 F100, and she recently sold her 1952 Henry J gasser! LOL
    Mt step father has a 1937 Ford Coupe, a 1959 T-Bird, and a 1959 Impala Convertible!

    You can never have enough cars! LOL
  26. I'm down to 17.....if I get below ten I get the shakes. I better start looking again.....
  27. Jason455
    Joined: Jun 21, 2004
    Posts: 515


    Im down to 7 and only 2 hamb friendly. Feels kind of good to drop the dead weight. I had 14 a couple years ago.

    Posted using the Full Custom H.A.M.B. App!
  28. Too many cars is not my problem, not enough parking is.
    More paved parking, and more indoor would make life easier.
    Insurance Companies love me.
  29. goodturn
    Joined: Sep 3, 2010
    Posts: 92


    2 daily drivers, plus these. My insurance bill tells me that this is enough!!;)

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  30. Pete1
    Joined: Aug 23, 2004
    Posts: 2,023

    from Wa.

    With that call, you must not be on CW

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