Old Cars We Wish We Still Had

Discussion in 'Entertainment' started by liquid_wrench, Nov 10, 2018.

  1. jdezorzi

    jdezorzi Active Member

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    I had and traded to my buddy a 1972 Monte Carlo custom with a factory 454 engine, wish I kept that one.
     
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  2. jamesearl

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    71 Eldog 500 cubic inch engine
     
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  3. jamesearl

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    I also had 71 Buick Deuce and a quarter.It had,of all things,the coolest horn placement ever.And a 430 4bbl.But the horn was the inside grip of the steering wheel.Didn't have to take a hand off the wheel to honk,you just squeezed it,too cool.
     
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  4. Spike

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    '68 Impala SS with 396 and 4 speed tranny.
     
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  5. liquid_wrench

    liquid_wrench Junior Member Contributor

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    That was the first front wheel drive car that I remember. I watched a guy do donuts in reverse in the snow....I thought what the heck.....lol
     
  6. jamesearl

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    It was almost impossible to get stuck.That mill was great ballast over the front wheels.
     
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  7. liquid_wrench

    liquid_wrench Junior Member Contributor

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    I think good results in the snow and bad weather in general...with the Toronado is what started front wheel drive in cars. I can’t think of any other cars back in the early 70s that had front wheel drive can you?
     
  8. jamesearl

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    Buick Riviera
     
  9. liquid_wrench

    liquid_wrench Junior Member Contributor

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    I guess the Buick Riviera and the Toronado both came out with the front wheel drive the same year then is that right? Was the tornado an Oldsmobile?
     
  10. jamesearl

    jamesearl Senior Member

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    Yep