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What did you take your drivers license test in?

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  1. flatcrazy
    Joined: Apr 12, 2007
    Posts: 78

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    1965 My dad let drive his 1939 LaSalle. It was raining that day and the windshield wipers didn't work. The inspector got in the car and we took off. I was afraid if I turned on the wiper and it didn't work I would have to come back and take the test again. Finally he asked me if I was going to turn on the windshield wipers so I reluctantly reached down and turned on the knob. Much to my surprise they started working and they did so all through the driving test. On the way home I tried to turn them on again and they didn't work. In fact they never worked again. I guess it was meant to be.
     
  2. 39 Ford
    Joined: Jan 22, 2006
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    My Uncle Hal's 61 Chevrolet 2 door sedan, 6 cyl auto
     
  3. sicasey55
    Joined: Sep 30, 2010
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    68 v dub ghia 1800 cc of pure fun.. it was my dads road racer on the weekends and his daily driver monday threw friday. my tester loved the 5 point set belts.
     
  4. goodgarb
    Joined: May 29, 2007
    Posts: 113

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    from TACOMA,WA

    My Grandparents 67 Nova 6 banger 3 on the tree and passed, great day 16 years old and on the road!
     
  5. perk30
    Joined: Jun 22, 2009
    Posts: 321

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    My brother's '63 Nova convertible
     
  6. My parent's 57 Desoto Firesweep 9 passenger station wagon.
    Trooper got in with me, and I could tell he couldn't wait to see me try to parallel park it.
    I nailed it on the first shot. Then after I got my licence I had five single vehicle accidents in six months! I learned the hard way that not everyone out there is paying attention.
     
  7. dana barlow
    Joined: May 30, 2006
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    from Miami Fla.
    1. Y-blocks

    In my Dad's brand new 1955 Chevy Nomad wag,loved that car:D
     
  8. BBYBMR
    Joined: Apr 27, 2007
    Posts: 613

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    1947 Dodge - Dad's car. 1962
     
  9. butcherted
    Joined: Oct 17, 2006
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    from hagerstown

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  10. anthony myrick
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    1973 maverick grabber---failed for speeding
     
  11. Hemirrhoid
    Joined: Sep 15, 2010
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    from Wisconsin

    Tried in a '61 olds bubbletop 88, (394/auto) but the tail light was out and they sent me home. Came back in the folk's '71 Buick Electra 225 2 door (455/auto) which was almost 20 feet long and made it through. The big honker was hard to parallel park!
     
  12. Frankie47
    Joined: Dec 20, 2008
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    from omaha ne.

    Did you pass that time???:)
     
  13. gardenjeg
    Joined: Mar 30, 2008
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    from nc

    1961 Volkswagen Convertible easy peasy.
     
  14. FANTM58
    Joined: Apr 24, 2009
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    My sisters 78 Camaro RS
    air shocks,,and Cragars// Cherry Bombs....Sweet....
    I passed anyway ,,
     
  15. 64falconsix
    Joined: Jan 3, 2013
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    from Daphne Al.

    64 Falcon futura 4 dr with the 170 special and 2 spd fordomatic.
     
  16. toms37gmc
    Joined: Aug 10, 2006
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    1964 Plymouth station wagon, 318, 3 on the tree, no power steering or brakes. After successfully parallel parking the beast, the test guy said" I don't care what else you do on the rest of the test, after parking this pig, you are getting your license".
     
  17. jcmarz
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    from Chino, Ca

    71 Monte Carlo with Appliance spoke rims.
     
    Last edited: Jan 20, 2013
  18. I took mine in a 1955 Ford two door station wagon. 272 and three on the tree. The tests were much more involved back then as compared to when my kids took theirs. I guess thats why not many younger people can drive very well anymore..;)
     
  19. plym_46
    Joined: Sep 8, 2005
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    from central NY

    October of 1964, in Dad's 1960 Dodge Seneca, /6 three on the tree. Had my learner's permit for 9 days. Made the road test appt, when I picked up the learners' permit. You couldn't get the permit till your 16th Bday. I had been driving since I was about 12, and on the road at 14 or so. I got 1 negative tick because I touched the curb backing up on the three point turn.
     
  20. Mercchev
    Joined: Dec 22, 2004
    Posts: 605

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    68 Plymouth Fury four door. Dad said it would be easier with an automatic. Damn thing was like a boat, parallel parking was a challenge.
     
  21. KoolKat-57
    Joined: Feb 22, 2010
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    from Dublin, OH

    My Dad's 6 month old '68 GTO, yeah that was cool!
    KK
     
  22. lakeroadster
    Joined: Nov 6, 2008
    Posts: 604

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    from *

    My Grandfather's '77 Oldsmobile Omega two door. :)
     
  23. The37Kid
    Joined: Apr 30, 2004
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    1961 Ford in 1967, Dad bought it new, and I swapped the floor mats out of it for the '32 Ford grille incert I hope to put on my Roadster some day. How many people on the HAMB have had a part hanging on the wall for 52 years waiting for a project to use it on? Bob
     
  24. Bad Daddy
    Joined: Nov 13, 2010
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    A 1970 RT/SE Dodge Challenger w/383 magnum.
     
  25. harleycontracter
    Joined: Aug 25, 2007
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    64 Ford Galaxy 500 xl with a 390 police interceptor
     
  26. 67 Fairlane xl Brothers car, sweet ride. Learned in dad's 61 meteor wagon...big block
     
  27. Reman
    Joined: Jul 8, 2010
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    from Florida

    Got mine in my brothers 56 Ford. I put $2.00 gas in it for him to cover the trip to town and back. That would have been about 6-7 gallons. A while back, huh!
     
  28. Karrera
    Joined: Jan 19, 2008
    Posts: 169

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    Mom's black on black 1966 Corvair Monza Coupe - beautiful car until I personally bent every piece of exterior sheet metal except the roof in four separate and unrelated accidents.
     
  29. harleyjohn45
    Joined: Aug 27, 2012
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    It was 1950, England Arkansas, I just went in a western Auto and paid 3.00 no test. I was 13 YO. Moved to Florida in 1959 and had to take a written test. In 1985, I needed a chaufer license to drive my truck, so another written test and in 1988 Florida did away with chaufer license, so I had to take another written test to get my CDL. I have never taken a driving test. I gave up the CDL this past year, because I no longer drive a truck, but they gave me my old license back just in case I want to reactivate it. LOL
     
  30. mtflat
    Joined: Jan 28, 2003
    Posts: 422

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    The year was 1970 and I ended up with the folk's '66 Ford Country Sedan - 9 pass station wagon, 3 Spd on the tree and passed the first time around.
     

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