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What cool car did you own in your Senior Year of high school?

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by 2many projects, Aug 29, 2008.

  1. snakecbaker
    Joined: Aug 18, 2011
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    from Keyser, WV

    My senior year was 2006 I was driving a 1978 F100 2wd 351M c6 trans.
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  2. Steves46
    Joined: Sep 23, 2008
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    from Florida

    Very nice!
     
  3. 32 hudson
    Joined: Mar 5, 2005
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    senior in 1967 driving a 55 chevy 4 door 6 with 3 on tree
     
  4. olscrounger
    Joined: Feb 23, 2008
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    may have posted before-CRS you know. In 59-60 drove a 57 Pontiac Star Chief 2 dr ht-lowered with Olds Fiestas off my folks 57 Olds Station wagon, Lancer caps or 57 Plymouth caps (switched around). Car payment was $75 month--had to drive tractor and relief milk to make the licks while going to school.
     
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  5. 1927Tudor
    Joined: Nov 21, 2007
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    senior year 1977-78, a 1968 Cougar, 302 Boss...
     
  6. GregCon
    Joined: Jun 18, 2012
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    68 Charger R/T, 440. Of course it was the fastest!
     
  7. caton462
    Joined: Jul 17, 2013
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    46 Chevy gasser with a 3 deuce 406 Ford engine and 3 speed truck transmission. Shut down a lot of rich kids. My left let was almost 2 inches bigger than the right.
     
  8. Dr Dirt
    Joined: Oct 2, 2008
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    Class of 1963
    I drove a 40 Ford coupe. I had 2 classmates that I gave rides to and from school, they chipped in 50 cents each for gas every day so by time Friday night came I had enough gas for cruising
     
  9. wicarnut
    Joined: Oct 29, 2009
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    [​IMG] 1966 Fun car, many good memories. John
     
  10. droplord49
    Joined: Jan 12, 2004
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    from Bryan, Tx

    Drove my 1949 Fleetline my senior year(2000). It was bone stock except for some speed parts on the 216 and the really old flame job. I look it apart in 2001 for some upgrades and it is still sitting in the barn, waiting patiently to see the road again.
     

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  11. 1969 NOVA SS, with 350,and 671 blower, tilt front end,411 gears.6 point cage. Car won many street races, and was feared buy rich kids with vets and other expensive cars. My prom date tore her gown trying to get in it, and over the roll cage bar. She said I should have got a limo,and not be such a cheap S.O.B. GOOD TIMES!!!
     
  12. Bone stock '60 Renault Dauphine.
     
  13. Class of 66.
    1956 Fairlane. It wasn't my first choice but its what we could afford. I really loved that old car. Sold it when Uncle Sam wanted my services in a warmer climate.
     

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  14. 55 Ford Gasser
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    In 1967-68 I drove a 1963 Valiant Signet 200 and a 1962 Austin Mini 850. Sold the Mini in 68 to buy engagement ring for girlfriend(wife). Drove the Valiant away from our wedding. 45 years later and I still have the wife. We have a Valiant like our first one and I've owned many Minis since selling the first one. Still own a 67 race Mini. And I don't regret selling the first one!
     
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  15. uc4me
    Joined: Feb 3, 2006
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    I've still got mine....
    1991
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  16. firemangordy
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    Class of '72.
    '70 El Camino. 350, 4 speed, bucket seats.
     

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  17. bobw
    Joined: Mar 24, 2006
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    Class of '59.
    '41 Ford Coupe. 276 cu. in. Flathead, Clay Smith cam, Edelbrock intake, 2 97's, H-C ignition, Kogel finned cast iron heads. Never got around to making it pretty.
     
  18. cshades
    Joined: Sep 2, 2011
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    I was a senior in 1981. I had a 1962 dodge 1/2 ton shortbox in primer, chrome reverse wheels and a 1967 pontiac 400 motor. It suprised a lot of so called fast cars.
     
  19. Carter
    Joined: Mar 18, 2006
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    Class of '98, had an OT '69 VW bug, red oxide primer and Moon discs. Still have the VW. Also owned a project '49 F-1 and '76 Camaro.

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  20. Oh Gawd...........the Holy Grail of hot rods. Where is it now?
     
  21. mtrmike
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    Class of 1973. I drove a 1955 Chevy, 4-door, with a 283 and 4-speed m-22.
     

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  22. clips221
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    Class of 85 I drove a 68 Camaro convertible. Still got it. In 85 it didn't look like it does now


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  23. Randy P
    Joined: Oct 3, 2006
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    from Austin, TX

    Class of '83. 1969 Mustang fastback with Shelby tail lights that came out of a real Shelby, wish I had bought the rest of the parts the guy had...

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  24. I had two in 1982, my 68 GTO (which I still have!) and my 74 V8 Vega I built during my senior year. It survived through 5 years of college and one year after until I sold it.

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    Picture of me in fall of 1981 in build of the Vega:
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  25. hotrodderhaag
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    Class of 05. I'm a youngin:)
    I drove an OT lifted 78 shortbed ford truck with a 429 cobra jet . This was the first vehicle I built.
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  26. Twinpilot001
    Joined: Mar 22, 2010
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    When i was 16 = dad tells me = we need to get you a car!! :p after looking @ a few car lots - we bought a 2 year old chev impala. Was a 2 door hardtop!! blue with blue interior!! What dad didnt realize was - It was an SS car with a 4 speed. 409 motor!! Posi rear & boy =did i enjoy that car!! 1964 was a great year!! Ya-HOO:D
     
  27. 56 ford with a 390/ 3 speed
     
  28. Everyday!
     

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  29. WordSmith
    Joined: Apr 23, 2012
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    A 1966 Chevelle convertible, 454 LS6 crate engine, M-20 4speed, 12-bolt posi. The best time I ever managed was a 12.01 up at 75&80 Drag-A-Way in Ijamsville, Maryland.

    Spent many a summer evening just cruising the back roads with my girlfriend, top down, radio blasting. The summers of '85 and '86 were very good to me.
     

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