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Old 11-21-2004, 08:33 AM   #11
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I lived in Crystal River, about 1.5 hours south [I think it was south] of Orlando, and 30 minutes south? of Ocala.

Sorry, I was 9 when we moved, and I only went back there this summer.. don't really remember all my directions and such.


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Old 11-21-2004, 10:36 AM   #12
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Several Cars I dont know of....then
92 Taurus
89 Bonneville
70'* Plymouth something
85 Jeep CJ7
89 Toyota Truck
80'* Something Cheverolet Celerbity (possibly)??
((Opel,BMW, Sedans in Germany & 97 Ford Explorer and 93 Escort w/ Ger Specs))
96 Ford Explorer
88 GMC Jimmy
98 Ford Explorer
93 F-150

Less than a year...New VW Bug and New F-150
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Old 11-21-2004, 10:38 AM   #13
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Lets see

1978 Pontiac Grand Prix
1978 Plymouth Volare
1985 Nissan Stanza 5-door
1985 BMW 318i
1986 VW Scirocco
1989 Ford Crown Victoria (still have it)
1993 GMC Van (still have it)
1996 VW Jetta GL
2000 VW Jetta VR6 (had to give it back after dad died)

I ordered this by date not by ownership time. My parent(*) tend to get the most out of their cars.
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1972 Olds Cutlass Supreme 350- too young to remember.

1984 Buick Park Av. Electra- parents know nothing about cars, so they bought this from a rental car company that told them it towed a trailer 2000lbs over the limit from MN to CA. Needed 4 trannys by 90,000 miles and engine flaired and blew causing an accident at 95,000 miles.

1989 Mercury Grand Marquis- purchased in 93' with 39,000 miles on the clock, now has 242,000 miles. Its been thrown into reverse twice driven hard its whole life and off roaded once and persists on running excellent. We are donating it, so today is its last day here. Dad bought my 93' and we have no room for 3 cars. Its going to feel STRANGE not having this car around since they've had it since I was 9. Its kinda a part of the family.

1993 Olds 88- just sold to dad.

1997 Olds LSS supercharged- my car.
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Old 11-21-2004, 12:22 PM   #15
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OpensourceGuy-I live in Jacksonville which is in Northeast Florida, and i have visited Crystal River two times on vacation. I went like 4 years ago and then 2 years ago.
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1969 mach 1 mustand bright red

70'* el camino for road tripping....we kids sat in the back, it had a topper

and a lot of other crap
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The ones that stick out the most are:
a blue ford POS pickup (rust bucket)
a brown-on-brown Chevy Custom Deluxe (rustier bucket)
a tan 1986 Bonneville
a red 1989 Bonneville

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1985 Chevrolet Caprice 305 (or 350?) 1985-1991
1991 Buick Regal (sold it 92 so my dad could get a blazer. my mom loved that car and her replacement was a POS)
1991 Mercury Sable (major POS. transmission went out at 70,000 miles.. Car was worth only $2K when it was only 3 years old!) 1992-1994
93' Pontiac Bonneville SE 1994-1997
94 GMC Jimmy 1994-1997
95' GMC Sierra Z71 1997-2003
95 Pontiac Bonneville SSE (I learned to drive in this car) 1997-2002
00' Pontiac Bonneville SSEi 2002-present.
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errr lets see

95 Mercury Sable Wagon
84 Chevy Silverado...I wish we still had this truck it was sooo beautiful
86 GMC Suburban--Was meant to be mine but mom and dad sold it a yr b4 i got the DL
a 70 something buick...
89 Chevy Silverado
97 Ford F250 Crew cab powerstroke
72 Chevy blazer
80 something Dodge Omni
80 something dodge Charger

I think there wre a few more...cant remember
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Wow, such diversity!

I listed the 2 that stood out in my mind the most. Before I was old enough to remember or care, they also had

73 El Camino (when I was a baby and it was just me
74 Chevy truck w/454 (sold within a few months cause Dad hated the mileage, so I'm told)
67 Ford f-100 (dads work truck)
72 Chevy truck (work truck)
66 Chevy short wide (yet another work truck) We dropped a 400v8 w/auto trans when I was in junior high.

Before I was born, thier car was a 54 MG TF. When I was "in the oven", they traded it in for a 67 GTO. They sold THAT one when I was a couple of months old when the 73 models came out, hence the El Camino.

wish I coulda at least seen the GTO :(
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