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59 rambler station wagon 6 cyl 3 speed on the colum in 1966
1959 Plymouth sedan- a friend of the familys
Nothing, the gal at the agency had seen me driving around town and said..."You're a good driver" and she just gave me a license.
1968 Chrysler Newport custom.
My first car, a 1947 Ford Super Deluxe sedan coupe.
Drivers Ed Ford Focus, hey, I'm young here guys.
Thing was a piece of crap, you had to have it to the floor to hit 60 by the end of the on ramp.
Damn O/T shit.
OH! and I got a 0 on my driving test (equivalent to 100% in NH, not sure how that works in other places)
yellow 1966 ford falcon, torque thrust, hipo 289 with a bit of cam and a top loader..with headers..The DPS officer was not pleased ..but they never were.
1968 Plymouth Fury III station wagon. Commando 383, auto, fake wood grain down the sides, BIG back seats - a real "chick magnet" !
My best friends two door 64 Ford Galaxy, triple black, all options...one of the nicest 64 Galaxies I've ever seen. It was 7 years old when he got it, we did nothing but work on it the whole time, it wouldn't run more than a week without something breaking.
I took my motorcycle test the same day on my 69 Honda CB350.
I seriuosly don't remember.that would be back in 1966,we had a 63 caddy,60 chevy truck &camper,49 willys jeep,56 chevy,49 chevy coupe.I don't remember.sucks gett'in old
That's easy, a friends borrowed 29 Model A 2dr. all stock. I did hand signals because there wasn't any.
Oh and that was in 1977.
I drove a '55 Oldsmobile in 1989.
The clutch was out in dad's 74' Vega wagon, so I used my grand dad's 70' Chrysler Newport land yacht. That thing had the most sensitive power brakes in it. Almost put the State Trooper through the wind shield!
My granddad's '55 Chrysler Windsor two door hardtop.
62 Impala, 66 FLH
civilian..... 54 Plymouth convertable
military.... I pissed off the motor pool gunny sargent and he made me drive everything in the yard to get a 5 ton license.... 1/4 ton truck (Jeep),
3/4 ton personell carrier, 2 1/2 ton truck, and 5 ton truck..
My Dad bought the local dealers demo car- '68 Caprice 4 door hardtop with a 396 and about every available option including a built in 8 track!
My moms 1964 1/2 mustang coupe...november 1970
94 caravan! Laugh but itd smoke the tires if you neutral drip it!
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1949 Ford which was also my first car and after driving it a few months decided I better get a license--
Took my drivers test in my granny's 54 Bel Air two door post car. I'd already been driving for four years so it was a snap.
My father's 1968 Chrysler 300 convertible and I had to park between two cars and in the middle a big tree was overhanging the curb but I passed.
WAY off topic......a '99 BMW 740iL......Mom's car
Moms 67 VW bug in 78
1971 Chevrolet super sport
1955, ...4 wheels...My dad's 1950 Lincoln Cosmopolitan 4 door......no problems.
About 1969 or '70.....18 wheels....Got 'grandfathered-in'...by this time I'd already been selling 18-wheelers for a living for 7-years.....didn't have to take the test...a guy I worked with was an instructor/examiner.....he signed off for me. Took the written test every 4 years for the next 32-years. no problems.
About 1970....2 wheels....650 Triumph Bonneville.....no problems.
Don't laugh............... 63 Vauxhall with a four speed
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