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Why Are First Cars Always Cooler AFTER You Lose Them? Why Are First Cars Always Cooler AFTER You Lose Them?

First cars suck! They’re supposed to because you suck (at the time)! That said, why is it that no matter what condition or type of vehicle was your first, that car only gets cooler the longer ago you owned it? Obviously it will always be cool to YOU, but tell people you owned a $400 purple ‘94 Geo Tracker in…

First Car Friday (What Was Yours?) First Car Friday (What Was Yours?)

Every once in a while, I dream of buying back my first car. It was a 2001 KIA Rio sedan. This car was the cheapest car in America when it debuted. However, it did feature styling that was a bit more upscale than other cars of the same price. But it was my first set of wheels, the car that gave me the freedom to get…

Preparing to release my inner Mike Brewer

Or maybe my inner Tavarish, since I’m not mates with a preposterously tall mechanic with an excellent supply of tools and skills to match? Anyway, the short story is that I’m starting to think about getting a first car for and with my son, who is thirteen but is already getting concerned about his access to wheels…

Maturity, Rotaries, and Fiery Death - My Search for My First Car. Maturity, Rotaries, and Fiery Death - My Search for My First Car.

I'm your typical 15-year old car guy. I'm about average height, about average build, and have decent taste in automobiles. For my first car, I had a budget of $2000, and I was ready to buy something cool. Something like a sports car.

What Car Did You Almost Have? What Car Did You Almost Have?

When I was getting my first car, I was actually given a couple of options from family:

My First Car and The Birth of a New Kind of Car My First Car and The Birth of a New Kind of Car

Its not ENTIRELY clear who birthed the Crossover/uni-body SUV market, but if anyone has a stab at the title I think Toyota might. Where did these not car, not trucks come from? Even Car and Driver, in their 1996 review of it, was at a lost with what to make of the funky little...not truck? from Japan (I guess you can…

What Happened To Your First Car? What Happened To Your First Car?

The first car you bought — what was it and where is it now?

What Were The Memorable Vehicles of YOUR Childhood? What Were The Memorable Vehicles of YOUR Childhood?

The car I grew up in was a (1994?) Ford Windstar.

My brother is trying to buy his first car. My brother is trying to buy his first car.

...Because my Toyota is going to the great rally course in the sky, so that isn't gonna work for him. How much would you pay for this?http://www.whiteysauction.info/inventory/view…

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