What Did You Learn To Drive In

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  1. norshorblufish

    norshorblufish By the Big Water

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    1964 Oldsmobile Dynamic 88. My dad liked big cars.
     
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    Roadcuda Well-Known Member

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    I started when I was 14 in a '64 Ramble American, flat head 3 on the tree, using an empty store parking lot, that was in the days when they were closed on Sunday. Then in the school drivers ed, they had a '69 Cutlass, IIRC, and took the test in my dads '68 Plymouth Custom Suburban.
     
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    fanofpetty senior member

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    73 sattelite sebring, and also a 76 cordoba. ( parents cars of that time period) then six months after I got my licence I bought my first car , a 73 AMX.
     
  4. 1BadDodge71

    1BadDodge71 FABO Rice Hater

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    i learned by sneaking out moms 71 Duster /6 ,which later on became mine(and I was punished for sneaking it out,believe me,lol)
     
  5. sobiecam

    sobiecam College Student

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    i learned to drive in a 1988 dakota with a bent pushrod, then my first street driving experience was in a 97 Dakota, also the same truck i got my first ticket in, the 88 had a 3.9 but now houses a 360 and the 97 has a 5.2... good times, good times

    Learned to kinda drive a stick in a 90 Cummins ram, but it's a diesel that doesn't ever stall, and it has no brakes or steering, my next experience came with a 90 318-powered ram.... that's when i learned about power dives and powershifting lol

    the first classic I drove was a 67 GTX..... 100MPH is fun as hell

    The first fast vehicle I drove was a 1987 Ram which has a 415 (360) smallblock and runs 12's.... that's the same day i learned how to keep a car straight while launching with spinning tires
     
  6. magnumdart

    magnumdart There's a bad moon on the rise. FABO Gold Member

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    Grandpa tried in a '64 Electra, but I was too short. Landed up being a brand new '69 Z/28. Guess which one I liked better.
     
  7. goldfish65

    goldfish65 FABO Gold Member FABO Gold Member

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    I was obsessed with driving since I was very little, and I watched how my Dad drove his '62 Bug. When I was 9 I used to wait at the end of the driveway for my Dad to come home from work in his '67 Barracuda notchback and he let me take it up the driveway and park it in the carport. Then I would stand at the end of the driveway next door and my friend's Dad would let me drive his Valiant into their carport. When I was 13 I worked at my Grandpa's lumberyard, my cousin and I took turns driving the forklift and the frontend loader, and after we were done working, we were allowed to drive Grandpa's '72 F100 302 3-speed around the yard. Then when we were old enough my cousin and I took turns driving the truck on the road. So I learned on a few vehicles. My Grandpa was a great guy, he never got mad at us for anything, and he had a lot of patience with teenagers.
     
  8. hw612

    hw612 The Mopar Martian.

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    04 rumble bee.
     
  9. SpeedracerX

    SpeedracerX Still on this side of the dirt member

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    my moms crappy 76 Pinto wagon.. lol.. I had a great time in that car the first summer I was driving.. this was around the same time I learned that when the idiot light for oil comes on and stays on, its already too late! LMAO .. killed that car..
     
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    grimreaper Cross Member

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    I learned on a B Farmall and Z Minneapolis Moline. When I was big enough to reach the clutch and brake I graduated to a 53 Chev pickup and a 46 Chev ton and a half.
     
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    66silverfish Well-Known Member

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    I learned in a 1938 Power Wagon. What a beast. First car 1957 Plymouth Fury. Been in Mopars my whole life.
     
  12. Oldmanmopar

    Oldmanmopar Going left turning right FABO Gold Member

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    My dads blue 1969 Corronet R/T 440 4 spd. I ended up smashing it. but I bought another light yellow R/T same drive line but ram air.
     
  13. duster731

    duster731 young gun

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    My 73 Plymouth duster..... :)
     
  14. kursplat

    kursplat FABO Gold Member FABO Gold Member

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    69' GTO automatic
    70' 240Z stick
     
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    fourspeed Well-Known Member

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    '63 Dodge 330 four door.
     
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    340_dart_power Well-Known Member

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    This was my ride when I turned sixteen and learned to drive. Once I had my license I drove it to high school and used it as my Saturday Night Date Car.
    It ruined me as far as other cars were concerned; I was now addicted to Mopars.
     

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    grr8_65 Well-Known Member

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    The 48 ford convertible I had to rebuild after my dad drove it home from a junk yard in 1956.
     
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    sireland67 Well-Known Member

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    I learned to drive on an IH Farmall tractor.
    When I turned 16 my grandpa gave me his 65 Coronet, manual brakes, steering and a 3 on the tree.
    My second car was a 71 challanger.
     
  19. hellion_locdogg

    hellion_locdogg Slant Sickness

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    A Datsun 210 with manual trans on dirt roads in Utah at age 13. My mom is THE best woman driver I know of, she drifts dirt roads like no other.
     
  20. 72Swinger340

    72Swinger340 SKMOPARMANIAC

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    1955 Ford F100 Stepside with a 289 and 3 on the tree.:hello2:
     
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    moturbopar Well-Known Member

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    1971 triumph spitfire.
     
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    charger70 Well-Known Member

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    3 horse Briggs and Strat on a tube frame go cart, then graduated to the H and M International/Farmall farm tractors.
    The first car was a Fred Flinstone farm car. A 54 Ford fourdoor 6cyl three on tree with OD. There was a piece of tin barn siding under the d/s floormat to keep your feet from dragging on the the gravel road.
     
  23. Rick@Laysons

    Rick@Laysons FABO Vendor FABO Vendor

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    1961 Cadillac "Series 62" convertible, 390-4bbl....and an old 1963 Chevy C-50 grain truck with a 348-4bbl and a 5x2 trans with a split axle.
     
  24. briankaplan

    briankaplan greenduster

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    Learnd on a 66 Chevy Biscayne. 283, auto, 2 door. dark blue. I'm a Mopar guy, but I would love to find one like that.
    Learned to drive a 4 speed in a 69 GTO Judge.
     
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    oldwirebender Well-Known Member

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    1947 GMC 11/2 ton farm truck with a granny 4 speed and 2 speed rear axle and a 1962 Valiant
     
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