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What street/City did you cruise in High School?

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by 73super, Feb 5, 2010.

  1. hotrodladycrusr
    Joined: Sep 20, 2002
    Posts: 20,764


    So, you grew up in Livonia?? I did as well, still here. Lori Bates was a classmate of mine. We'd head there after the bars closed as well....maybe 1980-1990 or so. Those counter ladies put up with alot of shit from the drunks for sure. I went to Bentley.
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  2. chilly1
    Joined: Oct 24, 2009
    Posts: 550

    from Tacoma,Wa

    Don't forget Busches on So. Tac. Way and racing was done on Point Fosdick in Gig Harbor before it grew up.
  3. Karl Fields
    Joined: Jun 5, 2007
    Posts: 184

    Karl Fields

    Must be that age thing with me again. One of those streets was State :)

    Sound like a mightly short cruise for you guys in the 90s! Used to live at the end of EastBay drive, up above the lumber mills.
    Joined: Aug 22, 2009
    Posts: 2,601


    Nice, my dad grew up on that side of town over on Brawne street. State goes West 4th goes East. They dont cruise at all anymore.
  5. chilly1
    Joined: Oct 24, 2009
    Posts: 550

    from Tacoma,Wa

    Oh and can't forget cruzin Point Defiance park for hours on end every sunny weekend.There was a guy with a gasser style competition orange corvair with a 427 if I remember right.Miss those days
  6. brewsir
    Joined: Mar 4, 2001
    Posts: 3,278


    We used to cruise main in Garden city Ks in the late 70's and then I moved to Canon City Co. and cruised main there too until the mid 80's when I joined the navy
  7. 32 bowtie
    Joined: Aug 23, 2009
    Posts: 298

    32 bowtie

    Acushnet Ave. New Bedford,MA in the mid to late 80's. It was THE place to cruise and check out fast cars and girls to match.
  8. 296ardun
    Joined: Feb 11, 2009
    Posts: 4,544


    Must have passed you, drove Colorado Blvd from Bobs to Henry's, 61 until the Navy got me in '64, past the Powerine station where we all gathered to brag about how fast we were...had a yellow 30 roadster with an Olds....the real heros (or fools, take your pick) blasted down the alley in back of Bob's, until the cops staked it out....
  9. New Old Fart
    Joined: Nov 19, 2008
    Posts: 147

    New Old Fart

    North Main St in Walnut Creek, Ca
  10. Thorkle Rod
    Joined: May 24, 2006
    Posts: 1,392

    Thorkle Rod

    Yo Dude" Ocean and "H" for me also maybe a couple years earlier 1963-1967. First car was 55 Chevy Belair, sold it to a guy that made a Gasser out of it and painted shit yellow. Last time I was there which was 20 years ago it was still in town parked on "A" street. Then had a 57 Chevy, Forrest Green with E/T Mags, Black tuck and roll, until the summer of 67 when Uncle Sam took me. My good buddy Art Eldridge used to run Lompoc in a 55 Ford that he built up until he left in September 67 to go play with uncle Sam. I think it was Dark Blue or two tone I have picture of it somewhere. I used to work at the 76 station on Ocean and A in 66. Also, the Car wash down by the shopping center and then at Vandenberg. Got out of the Navy in 1970 had 64 Goat that funny looking red persiman or something like that and a 455 Grand Sport White with a Black Vinal Top. Left there in the early 70's for the last timebut was driving a Falcon Gasser, Dark green, with Built 327, 13:1's, Isky 502, with a Muncie. Also cruised Santa Maria and Santa Barbara and Ventura, and Camarillo. Sounds Like you are the same age as my little brother he used to drive a 57 Chevy Wagon also Forrest Green.
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  11. I know it may be hard to believe, but we used to tear up the streets of Minneapolis, back in the 80s! There were lotsa mullets, chicks with acid washed jeans, & blue camaros everywhere! We'd hit the lakes, as well Hopkins strip, n central n Lowry, shitloads of muscle cars, & I got sick of it! Until now! We go "cruise" now, & I park my model a, get a bag of popcorn, & wish I could go "back"!! Nobody would be cought dead In a Honda except some hippie! & we used to beat them up! Ahhh memories!
  12. Nelsen Motorsports
    Joined: Nov 14, 2009
    Posts: 63

    Nelsen Motorsports

    Zebulon, Rd, Macon, GA, is where its at.
  13. gary9202
    Joined: Jun 17, 2008
    Posts: 104


    Cruised Clearwater Beach, Florida (the strip)
  14. Butch M
    Joined: Oct 14, 2008
    Posts: 1,595

    Butch M

    Douglas st Wichita KS.
  15. jasone
    Joined: Jun 2, 2006
    Posts: 431


    Let's see, back in high school it was Whittier Blvd, Hollywood Blvd, Laurel Canyon, street races on San Fernando Rd. in Sylmar, Ventura Blvd, Arby's in Reseda, and the target rich Alemany High School for the nice catholic girls.
  16. Joe King
    Joined: Oct 8, 2004
    Posts: 993

    Joe King

    Downtown Bremerton

    but mostly water street in Port Townsend
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  17. fatdaddy4speed
    Joined: Nov 6, 2008
    Posts: 1

    from wa state

    The Esplanade in Chico CA. 1968-70
  18. outlaw1949
    Joined: Oct 8, 2009
    Posts: 507


    The mall in Madisonville, KY
  19. Brett88
    Joined: May 14, 2004
    Posts: 51

    from ILLINOIS

    Genesee St in downtown Waukegan, IL.
  20. Mooney Blvd. in Visalia, CA. Short cruise was Tulare st. to the Pep Boys and the long one was from COS to Caldwell, the town pretty much ended there back in the '70s except for the "Crows Nest" a dive bar with Heckle and Jeckle on the sign. Good times. Oh, and don't forget headin' out to 320! ;)
  21. Itchy-Pit
    Joined: May 7, 2008
    Posts: 508


    El Camino Real - Santa Clara and San Mateo. Till it became "Unlawful" and started handing out tickets about 1985.
  22. banjo
    Joined: Jan 23, 2008
    Posts: 75


    davenport iowa, the 'ones' 4th st, 4 lanes west, 3rd st, 4 lanes east. most of the action was on 4th st west of filmore, but if it was serious, highway 22.
  23. j-dogg
    Joined: Aug 20, 2005
    Posts: 301


    Since it hasn't been mentioned yet, Greenback Ln in Citrus Heights late 80's -early 90's. Everything from minitrucks, bugs, lowriders, and hotrods. It was the place to go in Sacramento.
  24. xon
    Joined: Jun 29, 2008
    Posts: 255

    from detroit

    telegraph road,west side version of woodward, from west chicago to goddard,not a toyota,datsun,honda in site...lots of mullets and parachute pants..and the cars were starting to get rough..hard michigan winters...
  25. krusty40
    Joined: Jan 10, 2006
    Posts: 856


    Early 60's in Pittsfield, Ma - Up North St. to Bradford, back to North via Union, south and park in front of Liggett"s Rexall Drugs. Start the loop again by going around Park Square, to North, etc. vic
  26. 73super
    Joined: Dec 14, 2007
    Posts: 778


    My time frame too... and I love hearing that you're out there again. As soon as my '49 is ready I will be too... only with family in tow this time! Wow.. didn't expect this kind of response with this thread. I'm loving hearing all the stories.
  27. NuzzyFipples
    Joined: Jul 8, 2009
    Posts: 112


    Fort Worth, TX - Camp Bowie 1986 - 1988.
    Every once in a while my friends and I would cruise down to Northside Dr and hit the Stockyards and sneak into the clubs. Always a crowd around there, especially with Billy Bob's. Man, those were the days.

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  28. beernut
    Joined: Feb 9, 2008
    Posts: 139

    from solvang

    hey t-rod did your 57 have a -i love my hooker headers- sticker on the front fender?,
    i remember seeing a dark green 57 cruising back in the day ,also a wicked 69 camaro with a candy red paint job that had silver base and gold base flames under the candy
    my 55 was rootbeer brown,and i was a little younger than you i guess,
    i got my 65 chevelle from andy francis ,it was very dark blue(looked black)
    sat up high,had a cross-ram intake ,327,4-speed:cool:
    anyone else here in lompoc?,iam old (56) but still trying to have some fun and have a 55 and a 56 now
  29. nailhead terry
    Joined: Mar 23, 2008
    Posts: 1,458

    nailhead terry

    The court house square down hwy 21 to the methodist church parking lot behind the dairy queen to the news papers parking lot to hwy 75 north and south past the old high school to the new high school in Madisonville Texas it was our world wasted tires wasted gas what fun !! Old plymouth could burn both !!
  30. Merlin
    Joined: Apr 9, 2005
    Posts: 2,546

    from Inman, SC

    Late 70's through the early 80's Tampa FL on Gandy Blvd and Dale Mabry Hwy, Burger King and Steak N Shake. We had a Frisch's Big Boy but it closed before i got my license.

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