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What did you take your drivers license test in?

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  1. wk55
    Joined: Jan 8, 2013
    Posts: 2

    wk55
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    from Elkview WV

    1958 Olds Super 88 4 door hardtop white with some sorta gold looking interior,it was 1960
     
  2. Pre-K
    Joined: Jun 27, 2007
    Posts: 219

    Pre-K
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    from Ventura

    A '63 Impala SS lowrider, 13" Corvair wires too, and an automatic. I was having trouble mastering the non-syncro first gear or my dad's Chevy truck. I bought the Impala for $300.00 in 1972, because my parents wouldn't let me use mom's new Buick wagon for my driver's test. They hated my Impala...
     
  3. UnsettledParadox
    Joined: Apr 25, 2007
    Posts: 1,107

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    my grandmas '81-'82 6 cyl granada. think was beat but ran and ran well
     
  4. 64 Chevy Impala wagon, AC, wire hubcaps, white, blue int., mom gave it to me when I left home, dated, married, honeymooned wife in it, traded it for a crap 65 GTO, wish I had the wagon back.
     
  5. iarodder
    Joined: Dec 18, 2012
    Posts: 214

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    Mine was a 1967 Plymouth Belvedere? man that was fun takin the test in and it was my first car.
     
  6. foolthrottle
    Joined: Oct 14, 2005
    Posts: 1,047

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  7. Marty Strode
    Joined: Apr 28, 2011
    Posts: 5,150

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    My brother's 61 Falcon.
     

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  8. Boones
    Joined: Mar 4, 2001
    Posts: 9,624

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    from Kent, Wa
    1. Northwest HAMBers

    Here is what I took my test in, my first car..

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  9. hog mtn dave
    Joined: Jul 14, 2004
    Posts: 1,342

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    On my 16th birthday in a 69 Camaro. 307 2bbl automatic. Got a ticket on the way to the DMV.
     
  10. V4F
    Joined: Aug 8, 2008
    Posts: 4,127

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    from middle ca.

    1949 dodge bussiness coupe with fluid drive .
     
  11. 340ci 4 gear 69 Cuda.
     
  12. Bucksnort
    Joined: Dec 24, 2007
    Posts: 3,302

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  13. nukeman
    Joined: Mar 17, 2007
    Posts: 131

    nukeman
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    from Michigan

    1967 Impala, 283, Powerglide.
    1972 Yamaha DT 250.
     
  14. 50ChevyFrank
    Joined: Sep 5, 2007
    Posts: 229

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    '68 VW Beetle... yea, sorry. :) That was Nov '70.
     
  15. Dave B.
    Joined: Oct 1, 2009
    Posts: 222

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    Had to take it twice (1966)... The first time was in a '63 Impala 2-dr hardtop. Touched one of the poles in the parking test and failed.

    Second time was in a brand-new '66 Nova SS 327 4-speed. Passed with flying colors, then smoked the tires leaving the DMV. Got the stink-eye from the trooper administering the test, but he was already getting in the car with the next applicant. :D
     
  16. CodeMonkey
    Joined: Sep 13, 2012
    Posts: 92

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    from Moline IL

    My first car - 1950 Chevy 2 door "Town Sedan". Bone stock: 216, 3 on the tree. Not sure if I got brownie points for having my arm out the window to do turn signals, but I passed the first time. March 1978.
     
  17. 67 ford f-250 4x4 lwb crewcab 4 speed thing looked like a oceanliner lady befor me hit a new caddy so i didnt have to do the parking thing thank god for small favors
     
  18. <!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <w:WordDocument> <w:View>Normal</w:View> <w:Zoom>0</w:Zoom> <w:punctuationKerning/> <w:ValidateAgainstSchemas/> <w:SaveIfXMLInvalid>false</w:SaveIfXMLInvalid> <w:IgnoreMixedContent>false</w:IgnoreMixedContent> <w:AlwaysShowPlaceholderText>false</w:AlwaysShowPlaceholderText> <w:Compatibility> <w:BreakWrappedTables/> <w:SnapToGridInCell/> <w:WrapTextWithPunct/> <w:UseAsianBreakRules/> <w:DontGrowAutofit/> </w:Compatibility> <w:BrowserLevel>MicrosoftInternetExplorer4</w:BrowserLevel> </w:WordDocument> </xml><![endif]--> This happened 47 years ago - man, how time flies. My first test was in my sister&#8217;s first car, a beat up &#8216;53 Austin A40 Summerset. Four speed on the column, lousy brakes, a piece of junk really but my dad wouldn&#8217;t let me drive his car because the insurance was too much (she could drive it because the insurance was something like $25 &#8211; same old). I failed the test because the examiner wasn&#8217;t familiar with the shift pattern on the four speed column shifter and thought I was messing up my shifts, and also because I nearly ran over a cop! He was on a Harley Servi Cycle and was leading a funeral procession by about half a block, no flashing lights or anything. He ran a red light right in front of me so I slammed on the brakes, such as they were. I couldn&#8217;t see the funeral procession because they were out of sight behind the buildings in the downtown core where I took my test and the examiner failed me for it. I made it on the second test but I&#8217;m still bummed about that failure.
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  19. TxRat
    Joined: Dec 22, 2004
    Posts: 1,412

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    1978 Oldsmobile with a chevy 350. That very same engine is between the rails of my 57 Nomad today...
     
  20. SinisterCustom
    Joined: Feb 18, 2004
    Posts: 8,269

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    1968 Charger R/T......Palmer, ALASKA........in January.....late '80s. Was probably 0* out that day....the test drive gal felt old as my car was the same year she graduated HS....lol...
    Still have the car.....
     
  21. historynw
    Joined: May 26, 2008
    Posts: 806

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    My brothers ugly green 67 Buick Skylark.
     
  22. terryr
    Joined: Feb 8, 2007
    Posts: 286

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    from earth

    The driving school car. He had a fleet of 69 camaros. Hulk green in color. Musta been a copo.
    They were old then, and soon he had Vegas.

    Years later I went to a friends girlfriends house, and down the street was a yard full of the 69s. The owner had saved some for his sons to drive. Some were street rodded, and others were beaters.

    And I had a gold 69 camaro.
     
  23. ml_engr
    Joined: Apr 15, 2012
    Posts: 121

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    Moms 1989 GMC mini van...my POS 1969 porche 912 wouldnt idle :(
     
  24. HEATHEN
    Joined: Nov 22, 2005
    Posts: 7,591

    HEATHEN
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    from SIDNEY, NY

    1971 Firebird......REAL easy to parallel park.
     
  25. Terrible80
    Joined: Oct 1, 2010
    Posts: 778

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    With drivers ed. just had to take writtin test. Passed , no biggie. Years later finally forced to get mc endorsment due to a roadblock ticket (mc cops wanted to let me go, but there was one prick in a cruiser) tester said I leaned too much,lol, 1980 shovelhead.
     
  26. Moonglow2
    Joined: Feb 4, 2007
    Posts: 657

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    My test was in Indiana in 1958 driving my Dad's new 1957 Buick Super. To my surprise I nailed the three point parallel parking the first try. Thank God for power steering! Fast forward fifty years when I took my 54 Bel Air hardtop to it's first Rod Run cookout. I had not had to parallel park for 40 years but to my utter surprise I could still do it.
     
  27. 40FordGuy
    Joined: Mar 24, 2008
    Posts: 2,907

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    The family 51 Ford 2dr, flattie, Fordomatic, and in a Buffalo snowstorm.

    4TTRUK
     
  28. Deuce Daddy Don
    Joined: Apr 27, 2008
    Posts: 4,970

    Deuce Daddy Don
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    Here's my "Whizzer"!!
    My first drivers license in 1947!!
     

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  29. 29AVEE8
    Joined: Jun 28, 2008
    Posts: 1,384

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    Paisley shirt and white Levi's
     
  30. Kiwi 4d
    Joined: Sep 16, 2006
    Posts: 2,840

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    1970 Chrysler that was only two years old then and pop kept the car , though it languishes in the back of the shed as we have too many old hot rods to choose from now.but it's still here.
     

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