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History longest you have owned one classic/rod?

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by skull, Sep 12, 2011.

  1. skull
    Joined: Jun 26, 2007
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    l been wondering so l have to ask,,,

    what is the longest you have owned a classic/rod vehicle?
    two catagories for me. before being legally able to put in my name and after it was in my name.

    l was seven and told grampa his 1957 chevy 4 door was mine and he said OK.

    then when l turned eighteen she was regeristered to me. so l have had this one car for 45 years.

    she is tore down right now. (red/white is the dream)

    Later:cool:
     

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  2. Have had my '53 since 1994! that's peanuts compared to you, but long time here! I've had it on the road since July 1995 and have been driving it every summer since!

    Klaus
     
  3. Pontiac Slim
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    1961..... was a stocker at that time... but 70s waz transformed into a hot rod. Still have today.
    Pontiac Slim
     

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  4. plym_46
    Joined: Sep 8, 2005
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    from central NY

    have had my 46 since 1970 having purchased it from the original owner.
     
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  5. ROADSTER1927
    Joined: Feb 14, 2009
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    Sorry no pic handy,but my 50 ford pickup since I was 16--56 now.Gary
     
  6. yblock292
    Joined: Oct 10, 2006
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    My restored A coupe............45 years
     
  7. BobF
    Joined: Dec 30, 2004
    Posts: 230

    BobF
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    from Poway, CA

    March 1957 was my 1st car which I still have and drive. Paid $140 for it from my paper route money. Keeping that car was one of my smarter decisions in life!
    Check it out here http://bobsplayce.net/1stcar.html
     
  8. 40streetrod
    Joined: Nov 11, 2007
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    from nj

    well let's see, got my not hamb friendly 69 Mach 1 since 1974 - got my 1956 basket case Vette since around 1976, my everyday ride 40 Ford pick-up for the last 17 years, does a Daisy BB guns count? still got that too
     
  9. Cerberus
    Joined: May 24, 2010
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    From 1972 to 1988 my daily driver was a "55 Chevy two door wagon. Put about a quarter million miles on her. Took the '55 to Oregon, Mexico, Yosemite, and Los Angeles (over 30 times from the SF Bay Area).:cool:
     
  10. 36DodgeRam
    Joined: Dec 16, 2008
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    Bought my '40 Plymouth Coupe in '73 for $100, and my '36 Dodge pickup in '75 for $200. Both keepers.
     

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  11. hemi
    Joined: Jul 11, 2001
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    Not hamb friendly either, but I've owned my '59 VW for the last 20 years.... and it's still a basket case.
     
  12. Big Bad Dad
    Joined: Mar 27, 2009
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    I'm a short timer. Bought my 67 Coronet R/T in 1977. Now my parents bought their 29 Model A in 1957 and still have it! :D
     

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  13. skull
    Joined: Jun 26, 2007
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    my non hamb is the 2 door 2speed 283 1966 chevelle dad got in 1975 and its still in my garage.

    Later:D
     
  14. 57 Chevy 1/2 ton pickup. My father bought it as a father son project in 1981. Finally got it on the road in 1988. Been driving it ever since.
     
  15. Jack60
    Joined: Nov 25, 2009
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    from Maryland

    I have my grandparents 62 Impala they bought new... She was 14 years in Los Angles then 12 years in Orlando then I got her and my wife drove her for a number of years..... Now she sits in my garage for the past 20+ years....... She was going to be a drag car, now I don't think so.............

    [​IMG]
     
  16. I have owned the Stude in my avatar 25 years.The old hog ( bike not girl friend) I have had for 30 years...R~R
     
  17. Deuce Daddy Don
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    Started in 1962-----Still going in 2011!!!!!!:D:D
     

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  18. Cantstop
    Joined: Jul 11, 2005
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    ive had my 49 chevy since i was 15, 22 years. also a friend has had his roadster since highschool, and hes in his 60s!
     
  19. butcherted
    Joined: Oct 17, 2006
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    butcherted
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    from hagerstown

    I have had these two for 20 years each.
     

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  20. t-vicky
    Joined: Apr 7, 2008
    Posts: 98

    t-vicky
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    from Kansas

    I have owned my 26 ford since 1962. My 40 Olds since 1980
     
  21. hotrodtim
    Joined: Oct 31, 2008
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    ImageUploadedByTJJ1315851576.210991.jpg my truck back in 1974 magazine I have owned it since 1980
     
  22. scrubba
    Joined: Jul 20, 2010
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    [​IMG]

    Here is my 53 Ford Panel Delivery. Iv'e had it since 1982 . I'm still trying to locate some "Panel Only pieces " ........... scrubba
     
  23. Jonnie King
    Joined: Aug 12, 2007
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    from St. Louis

    11 Years...

    "THE INVICTA" originally owned & built by the late-Manuel Arteche' in Woodland, California. Manuel passed away in Oct. 1999, and I purchased the car in Oct. 2000.


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  24. damagedduck
    Joined: Jun 16, 2011
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    from Greeley Co

    does telling my grandpa,that the Hudson WAS gonna be mine someday.-when i was like 10-12 years old???it's mine now.
     
  25. need louvers ?
    Joined: Nov 20, 2008
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    need louvers ?
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    my '48 has been with me for about 24 years now... Daily for the last 18 or so. As of next April, I will have had my '62 Falcon for therty years. 'Course, when I bought that, it was just a used car!
     
  26. Deuce Roadster
    Joined: Sep 8, 2002
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    Deuce Roadster
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    I have owned my 32 Ford roadster for over 30 years. :)
    I had other 32's bbefore getting this one.

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    The 32 3W is a fairly new addition. I have owned it since 2005. :D
     
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  27. Lytles Garage
    Joined: May 6, 2011
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    Had my 36 panel for 45 years, first car I ever bought. pics on profile. Chris
     
  28. Weedburner 40
    Joined: Jan 26, 2006
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    I bought my 34 5window in 1968 for $90.00, its in the middle of a rebuild now, and the 40 in my avatar in '74. The 40 is still running strong w/140K on the odo.
     
  29. wingman9
    Joined: Dec 30, 2009
    Posts: 804

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    from left coast

    I've owned my '32 Chevy since 1973. Does that count? Some day it may even run again.
     

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  30. Had my 37 since 1959 .
     

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