"Paradise By The Dashboard Lights"

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  1. bobscuda67

    bobscuda67 Well-Known Member

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    Ok, without getting into to much detail, what was your car you had at the time?
    I'll go first.
    I had a 1971 340 Cuda with a Slapstick and a console.
     
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    • 67Dart273

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      57 Chev moredoor, about 67. 250-275hp 327, "camel hump" heads. It would have been 300 hp except for low compression pistons. Chevrajunk 3 speed. I used to carry a spare in the trunk. Remember, 55-57's had bellhousing mounts, so you could yank the gearbox in a hurry. I used to be able to swap it in about 15 minutes. When I joined the Navy in late May, 68, I had 12 broken 1st-reverse sliders in the junk box.
       
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      • oldkimmer

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        I thought u meant this. It’s from a 4 door valiant. 1970 340 swinger. Kim

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        • Blind Squirrel

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          The first (vehicle) time you got laid silly. You really need to know more about "Meat Loaf"
           
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          • Blind Squirrel

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            57 chevy 2 dr hard top. Bucket seats, right down the middle. Still got the car and thankfully the girl is long since gone. But man what a time.
             
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            Even a "blind squirrel" gets a nut every now and then!!:poke::rofl::rofl:
             
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            • 67Dart273

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              I didn't know that came from meat loaf and that thing is not my idea of music, either
               
            • diymirage

              diymirage HP@idle > hondaHP@redline

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              Mine was an 89 Citroën BX, but it didn't get good untill we got the dodge caravan

              And mine sounded more like this

               
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              • Blind Squirrel

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                :lol:Oh my god. my ears. I feel very very sorry for you. I hope you tried again and got it right.
                 
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              • Grumpyoldman

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                1948 Kaiser Special. Had no hump to speak of and a rear seat like a double bed.
                 
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                • gunbunny

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                  1970 Camaro. 1986
                  Don't have the car or girl.
                  Sad part is, I picked the girl up at a mall, we had a great time. I dropped her off at what she said was her grandma's house.
                  I don't remember her name, or where the hell her grandma lived.
                  For years I was worried there would be a knock at the door. Hasn't been yet.
                   
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                  j par Well-hung Member

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                  73 javelin...
                   
                • diymirage

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                  That seems appropriate
                   
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                  • dadsbee

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                    Still driving her 41 years later! The car as well....
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                    • RustyRatRod

                      RustyRatRod I was born on a Monday. Not last Monday. FABO Gold Member

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                      67 Pontiac Tempest 4 door.
                       
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                      I "had a knock" once. Got involved with some chick who came around "claiming." I did some quick math and her period and kicked her right out of the car. Month's later I ran across a friend of hers. She laughed, "Well I guess XXXXXXXX wasn't pregnant after all" LOLOL
                       
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                      I don't spose it had the OHC six?
                       
                    • RustyRatRod

                      RustyRatRod I was born on a Monday. Not last Monday. FABO Gold Member

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                      You know it.
                       
                    • 66fyssh

                      66fyssh Don't Stop Believin' FABO Gold Member

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                      1969 Chevy van. I kid you not.

                      It was a 250ci, 3 spd column shift. Flat black paint job and it was the model with no side doors behind the passenger door.. Wish I had a picture, but it was similar to this. Oh, the memories :D

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                      • RustyRatRod

                        RustyRatRod I was born on a Monday. Not last Monday. FABO Gold Member

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                        "If the van's a rockin....."
                         
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                        • halfafish

                          halfafish Damn those rabbits, and their holes! FABO Gold Member

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                          64 Fairlane wagon, back about 79 or so. There's LOTS of room in there with the back seat down.
                           
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                          • Ron816

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                            69 charger 383
                             
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                            '66 Mustang fastback, rear seat folded down flat, but still pretty tight quarters. Got the job done, guess I was a lot more flexible 40+ years ago.
                             
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                            62 Impala SS bucket seats and 4speed. 1966 it was game on.
                            Married her and still have her, I was unable to keep the car though.
                             
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                            89 chevy van camper. 350 th700. It was comfy....
                             
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