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So my 15 year old sister just bought her first car .. and its awesome!

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Luke4554, Jul 24, 2013.

  1. turdytoo
    Joined: May 14, 2007
    Posts: 1,557


    And not good enough for her.
  2. wex65
    Joined: Dec 19, 2012
    Posts: 1,100

    from WV

    Great story, LEAPS ahead of my first car growing up in the UK. Doubt many here would know it, an old Vauxhall Cresta.

    Hope she enjoys the car!
  3. GassersGarage
    Joined: Jul 1, 2007
    Posts: 4,735


    My niece, who use to love riding in my cars, was getting to driving age. I asked her how she would like an old car like mines. She loved the idea until she found out it didn't have an auto or A/C. BTW, cool car. Guess that takes care of birthdays and Xmas,,,,,,car parts!
  4. D.B. Cooper
    Joined: Jun 19, 2013
    Posts: 28

    D.B. Cooper
    from SD

    The force is strong in this one.
  5. Luke4554
    Joined: Jul 17, 2012
    Posts: 213


    Exactly what I was thinking. Just one more family member making it easier on me during the holidays
  6. falconeer
    Joined: Mar 25, 2008
    Posts: 137


    Man, that picture is priceless. the smile takes care of a thousand words. Wish
    my kids were into old cars . Instead they are into rice burners and SUVs.Don't take after old dad. I've had a blue million in my life time and still going. Right now I'm Falcon Crazy. Got 5 and looking for more.

    Butch Evans(Falconeer)
    Thomasville NC
  7. pumpman
    Joined: Dec 6, 2010
    Posts: 2,564


    Great to hear and thanks for sharing. Nice to see the tradition lives on and with a very cute owner. Love the pics!
  8. Mickey One
    Joined: Feb 5, 2012
    Posts: 55

    Mickey One

    She did real good!That's an awesome first car.My daughter would love to have a ride like that.
  9. Dave Rondou
    Joined: May 26, 2008
    Posts: 658

    Dave Rondou

    Cool car. Good for her.
  10. Trophydash
    Joined: Mar 12, 2010
    Posts: 247

    from Tulsa, OK

    Man, it makes me feel good to see this! First for the fine taste in automobiles, and secondly for the family support. Dad filled us full of cool car stories when we were kids, but when I started draggin' stuff home at age 14, he was through messin' with cars........ Damn proud of you sister!!
  11. KRB52
    Joined: Jul 9, 2011
    Posts: 993

    from Conneticut

    Wow, I'm jealous and the car is almost as old as I am. I hope Sis does well with the car, learns from working on it and has more good times than oops times in it and with it.
  12. pwschuh
    Joined: Oct 27, 2008
    Posts: 2,222


    Congratulations to you and your parents for raising her right. Nice to see her so happy with it.
  13. rattlesnakedaddy
    Joined: Aug 11, 2010
    Posts: 41


    Very cool car for anyone, and a first car to boot.

    It took a while for me to get there as I went from an '89 Mustang, to a '92 Truck, to '87 VW, to a '67 Galaxie 500 (man I wish I still had that car) before I really caught the bug.
  14. oddcraig
    Joined: Aug 14, 2011
    Posts: 87


    This is awesome mate! Your dad did a top job. My 13 yo twin daughters are slowly being educated about old cars in between zombie and vampire movies
  15. Really nice car. I always liked the 59 Galaxies, they look so well proportioned.

    It looks like it has long chrome trim going down the top of the front fenders in the photo. Is that correct? I have never seen that on a 59 Galaxie before.
  16. Hey, I wanna add my congrats to your sister on a really cool first car! I don't know where she found that '59, but it looks to be in great shape.

    I hope she doesn't mind, but I couldn't resist some (very) mild customizing just because I can't leave things alone.. :eek:

    I thought a mild lowering would look good and something you and your dad could do (with her supervision of course!). Then, with it lowered you could get her some cruiser skirts (then you don't have to use the factory chrome ones) for Christmas! Dad can get her some wide whites and lancers at the same time. Then all that would be required would be some blue paint for the skirts (and while you were at it you could remove a bit of trim on the roof and quarters)... :)


    Glad to help! :D:D

    Seriously - cool catch sis!
  17. whtbaron
    Joined: Sep 12, 2012
    Posts: 546

    from manitoba

    I like the skirts. Can you do it again with T-bird wire wheels?
  18. Geez.. some folks are never satisfied. ;)

    Actually I thought of doing this, but figured it would be a pricy thing for a first car. Of course there are always birthday presents...


  19. fritzz
    Joined: Mar 21, 2012
    Posts: 212

    from canada

    very cool,she is glowing,she will surely enjoy that ride.
  20. Bill in Al
    Joined: Sep 26, 2011
    Posts: 72

    Bill in Al

    Ah-memories,memories!My first new car was a '59 baby blue Ranchwagon six passenger with a heater and whitewalls.I've never seen anyone any happier with a new ride than little Sis. Enjoy!!
  21. whtbaron
    Joined: Sep 12, 2012
    Posts: 546

    from manitoba

    Ahhhh....much better! lol...ok, I'm satisfied now....
  22. Thats pretty cool. Most 15 year old boys today wouldn't want a car like that much less a 15 year old girl ... good for her!
  23. Post Apocalyptic Kustoms
    Joined: Oct 21, 2012
    Posts: 480

    Post Apocalyptic Kustoms
    from Outside

    Apparently there is still hope for the younger generations and women. I'm inspired now.
  24. shooter6
    Joined: Mar 19, 2010
    Posts: 126


    Tell her to never let a friend or boy friend drive it, as they won't respect it!
  25. one2roc
    Joined: Oct 1, 2010
    Posts: 77


    Wow, what a find! Very cool she's into the old styling of yester-year.
  26. Yeah, and when she rubs those bumpers up against the plastic running around the neighborhood guess who's going to win!! Great first car!
  27. Usually the youngins want a brand new honda or bmw.. You are a lucky brother. To top it off its a ford. Congrats!
  28. ardyboy
    Joined: Mar 5, 2008
    Posts: 664


    my kind of girl too but I'm older than her car. I guess every generation has a few of these keepers.
  29. JeffB2
    Joined: Dec 18, 2006
    Posts: 7,813

    from Phoenix,AZ

    I think that made her smile get even bigger!
  30. The skirts and whites make the car

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