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I've posted in this thread before with my cars but I picked up this 2005 Buick LaCrosse for the wife last Saturday. 30,000 miles, one owner estate car. Son traded it in on an Acura SUV. It's like a new car for a fraction of the cost... paid cash, no payments.

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My new truck finally showed up. It's so nice to finally drive a brand new truck and not someone's old beater that was abused and smoked in. Even better it's a detroit powered freightliner and not another unreliable cummins powered volvo. Wasn't sure about the tighter gap between the fairings and trailer, but it's surviving Jersey so far. It's no Peterbilt, but then again I'd quit before I'd have to drive a largecar around the metro NYC area.

You win!!! :D

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my daily driver is a 2000 Dakota quad cab.

I bought it to fix and resell ,,,and if it dosen't t sell in a reasonable time frame . I'll make this my daily driver. 1995 Contour se, 2.5 v6 and a 5spd . Car is a blast to drive

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After several flips, I think I've finally found a keeper. I bought this 1977 c10 chevy for $3500 to be my high school rig/ racecar hauler. Aside form the wheels/tires, its mostly stock with a newer GM crate 350 and a paintjob (original color was blue). It's a solid rig and should work good for me.

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Good looking Pickup, Jason! I've been drooling over those for a while now (Actually I've been drooling over the '80s versions because they are much more common here in Finland) but I'm really happy with the daily driver that I have currently so it would be a no brainer to trade it away. Plus that this works as well as our Race Car Hauler in the summertime.

So an '87 Chevy Van with 379 Cid Diesel engine (6.2).

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My daily (and only) driver, is a '95 Mercury Cougar XR7, dark green, 4.6L. Kind of beat up now (and that's an understatement), but it's been a very dependable car since I first bought it in 1999. Here's a not so great photo when it was still fairly new to me.

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Geez Ray (aka) Hellix, I've driven a couple big rigs...no double or triples, mostly skip loaders/lugger trucks...that bad boy you show....holy cow! I bet making a right turn is a #####!!! That's one heck of a road train man!!!!!

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Well, here's mine once I get my license. 1990 Chevy Astro. It has the original 238,000 mile 4.3 V6, the head gaskets were replaced in October 2013. Since these pictures, the rockers have been replaced along with the interior gutted, cleaned, and reassembled. Along with the carpet and headliner replaced. I'll post some pics of interior when the weather is better, along with an update shot of the whole van revamped. I was literally brought home from the hospital as a newborn in this old girl.

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2nd picture is the front/ ride side

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3rd picture is my old rockers/ sliding door, which were duct tape patched at that time

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Then this picture is the old interior. It looks way better now.

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That's it for now. There are more pictures over in my Photobucket in the Astro album.

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Well, here's mine once I get my license. 1990 Chevy Astro.

My first Astro was a '90 EXT, red on red. The red interior took a long time to grow on me.

My current daily driver is a '95 Astro with the 4.3L Vortec/T-5 5-speed. Other than the airbag steering wheel and presence of the stock radio/tape deck mine has, our interiors would be hard to tell apart. :D

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My first Astro was a '90 EXT, red on red. The red interior took a long time to grow on me.

My current daily driver is a '95 Astro with the 4.3L Vortec/T-5 5-speed. Other than the airbag steering wheel and presence of the stock radio/tape deck mine has, our interiors would be hard to tell apart. :D

Cool. I fell for this thing the very first time I drove it. I had the option between this or my mom's 2001 Buick Century. One or the other went to my dad. Due to the handling of the Astro vs. the Buick, along with gas mileage (Astro is worse, but my dad drives farther than I do for work), I chose the Astro.

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My Daily Driver is a 2003 Ford F 150, 66,XXX miles, 4x4 bone stock, oh i did put in a doggy back seat cover thats looks the fit! and the Leer Canopy is all it is. But I love it, so comfortable a great driver.

My baby that was the first car i drove, it was purchased by my grandparents in 67, and I accquired it in 1996 when they passed being the only grandson. is a 1967 Pontiac Tempest Custom, 65,XXX miles all original but the dual flowmaster exhaust, new gas tank and re built carb. she run's like a top and sounds like a beast. It's not driven all to often, never in the rain, and I live in a rainy climate, so if a sunny day comes around I'm out!

Sadly the 77 Firebird and my beloved 79 GMC Van had to go. Damb you Cancer!!

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Ray Hincks, is that last photo a Caprice or a DeVille? Either way, very cool.

Scott

G' Day Scott,

Correct mate its a GM Holden Caprice (1995) top of the range with all the fruit as us Aussies say!

Leather, Air, Power steering, sunroof and a 5 litre injected V8 with a few modifications to enhance the overall performance...low kilometres.

Yep she's a weekend cruiser...

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Here's my cars.

First is my favorite, an 84 Pontiac Fiero SE. I've owned it for 18 years this summer. It has a 2.5 motor with a 4:10 four speed. It is up to 232,000 miles. I'm off and on working on a model of it.. Not the best pictures as it away for the winter.

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Next is my 01 Chevy Monte Carlo SS Limited Edition with a little over 70,000 miles on it. I got this in June of last year, and took it to four car shows while my Fiero was getting painted. It won awards in three of the four shows. It was a garage kept one owner car that never saw winter. It's also away for the winter next to the Fiero.

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Last is a 98 Chrysler Sebring JXI Limited convertible, also with 70,000 miles. It's in perfect condition inside and out. I got this car in December, and haven't driven it much over the winter. This will be our summer drive . We've been using a 95 MB C280 as our winter car. I can't wait for nice weather. I got a convertible in the winter when I was in HS and drove around in the winter with the top down,and the heater on full blast, but I'm to old to do that now.

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last year, i found this 1987 thunderbird for 1400 bucks. It had 95,000 miles om the clock. its the base model with the 3.8, and it runs like a champ. i did all the stuff that gets neglected on cars (shocks, struts, tune up, exhaust and a flush, fluid and filter change for the trans). brakes are next, and when warm weather starts, i can begin adressing some cosmetic issues.IMG_8381.jpg

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John, that Chrysler convertible looks like a winner. I've kinda been searching for one of those and that looks like the right one. I'm currently using a gold '99 Breeze as my daily beater that has 160,000 miles on it. My '98 Breeze left this world at 195,000 miles. Essentially the same car, so you should get plenty of years out of it.

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G' Day Scott,

Correct mate its a GM Holden Caprice (1995) top of the range with all the fruit as us Aussies say!

Leather, Air, Power steering, sunroof and a 5 litre injected V8 with a few modifications to enhance the overall performance...low kilometres.

Yep she's a weekend cruiser...

Very cool! I love Holdens.

Scott

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