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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. BamaKev
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    In the 70's in Gadsden, Al. we cruised the mall and then over to Wendys and Burger King. That was the crusin route. I was usually in my 67 Camaro that I still have and sometimes in the:cool: 40 Ford Coupe that I had at the time.
     
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  2. I was there in the late 60's cruizin El C from SF to SJ. What about Fruitvale in Oak town? The A&W in Redwood City or was that San Carlos? Did you ever see a jacked up 67 GTO with a chrome straight axle?
     
  3. Mike
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    All of my cruising was pretty much in the south bay and I was about 7 years old in the late '60s, so I don't remember seeing a that GTO. Sounds like my kind of car, though.

    When I was in jr. high school in the mid '70s, there was a guy who lived down the street from my best freind named Frank Streeter (appropriate name) with a gray primer '66 Chevelle, straight axle, Cragar SS mags, tilt front end, BBC with fender well headers and a 4 speed. We would drool as we watched that car come and go all day long from my buddy's front yard. He usually wore a white T shirt and jeans, if he had a Hawaiian shirt on when he passed by, we new it was a date night.
     
  4. srt
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    middle 60's thru middle 70's on Whittier Blvd
     
  5. 29ToyA
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    West Colfax Lakewood CO
     
  6. The 90's I was cruising Santa Clara street and King N Story in San Jose Ca.
     
  7. 32 hudson
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    In the late 60's and early 70's it was cruise to Somersworth,Nh then to Dover,Nh and on to Portsmouth,Nh and Make the return trip Back over the stateline to Maine and home. I had a Used 66 SS 396 in 67 and then ordered a new ss396 in 70. I put about 95,000 miles on the 70 in 4 years. Wish I had then now. BUt I am liking my current coupe project a lot.
     
  8. milkweed
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    from SLC UT

    State street in the good old Salt lake City, Utah...........
     
  9. CRUZN60
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    I cruised Fremont St. in Las Vegas before was closed to traffic in the 80's when it was one way.
    My parents meet on Fremont St. and cruised it when it was a two way street.

    Lot's of Great times.
     

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  10. Tailgaterdude
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  11. hemi gasser
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    Hwy 100 mostly and 27th in Milwaukee It was a 45 min drive to cruise all nite and drive 45 min home every weekend. Thats when gas was cheap.
     
  12. Main Street in Yreka, CA (aka Highway 99) in the 1960's. Oberlin Road was the preferred drag strip location, with a clearly marked quarter mile.
     
  13. hozem396
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    from ohio

    Main Street/High Street in Hamilton Ohio (same street just changed names when it crossed the river) and Route 4 which crossed High. We would go from one end of town to the other between the two shopping centers in town. The cops eventually shut us down by driving around in their personal cars and telling the "cruisers" to not come back to the shopping center that night.
     
  14. Hawthorne Blvd. from 1959 to 1967, then the Makong Delta until 1969. Rags
     
  15. Dave Rondou
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    In the 60's it was 4th st. in Santa Rosa, Ca. Also had to stop for burgers at the Scarf&Barf.
     
  16. rick finch
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    Pacific Avenue in Tacoma during the early 60's.
     
  17. gilles d
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    from winnipeg

    from the early 70s to date on portage ave in winnipeg
     

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  18. falconsprint63
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    from Mayberry

    patton avenue in asheville, nc in the late 80's early 90's. by 2000 or so they'd really crimped down on cruising and pretty much killed the scene
     
  19. nwbhotrod
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    from wash state

    Man you should have seen it in 65 till about 68 it would take all night to make one pass
     
  20. nwbhotrod
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    from wash state

    I grew up in yucaipa cruseing E Street in San Bernardino in the mid 60 left in 68
     
  21. nwbhotrod
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    from wash state

    E Street oh Man you can never go back
     
  22. scootrz1
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    from usa

    Berlin Tnpk newington/ berlin ct
     
  23. nwbhotrod
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    from wash state

    Oh man it was wild Sambo's Restaurant . I grew up in Yucaipa we would drive out to Palm Springs it was a great place to cruise
     
  24. 1gearhead
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    Graduated Auburn High School in Auburn WA in 1963. Locally we cruised Aubutn from the A&W to Cubby's Drive-In. Some good times. when we ventured out of town it was usually to the Renton Loop or Golden Gardens. Cruised in as 49 Ford Coupe, 55 Chev and later after a stint in the USMC in a Model A Roadster.
     
  25. richie rebel
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    cruised all eat n parks in and around the pittsburgh pa, looking for street races 1964 to 1970
     
  26. No street or city. For me it was a park, Como Park in Lancaster, New York. This was the "hotspot" for many car people and partiers in Western New York. This park was so famous, or infamous, that the media once dubbed it "the hundred acre bar".
     
  27. 296 V8
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    from Nor~Cal

    Sacramento (after K was turned into a mall)
    L and J loop
     
  28. d-rod!
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    McKnight Rd. in Pittsburgh Pa. in the early to mid 80s. I would love to go back
     
  29. BruceMc
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    from Alaska

    Telegraph in the mid-70s, with occasional forays to Gratiot and Woodward.
     
  30. Minor Problem
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    Main street...Festus,Mo.
     

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