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Old 06-26-2013, 09:24 PM   #1
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Default How Many Years Have You Owned Your Car Or Truck?

I have owned my `37 Chevy coupe for 14 years, my `35 Ford Cabriolet for 7.

I have to wonder who has had theirs the longest. Mike Burch has had his cars for a very long time and may hold the record.
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Old 06-26-2013, 09:30 PM   #2
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33 years for my 36 and 40 years for my 28. Ed
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Old 06-26-2013, 09:37 PM   #3
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33 Ford Tudor 53 1/2 years
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Old 06-26-2013, 09:38 PM   #4
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'49 Tudor Sedan - 23 Years
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Old 06-26-2013, 09:42 PM   #5
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I got my 36 Cabriolet to restore 1987, got 40 Ford Pickup 1990 / sold it (Darn it) in 2009 to finish the 36. So it was 19 years for the 40 & so far 26 for the 36
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It's the two year anniversary tomorrow! (June 27th) These two years have flown by!
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Old 06-26-2013, 09:58 PM   #7
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33 Ford Tudor 53 1/2 years
53 1/2 years! 1960! Wow! That will be hard to beat!
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Bought My 1940 Ford Convertible in 1963. Still drive once in awhile just for fun.
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Bought my 29 Business Coupe in 1976, my 33 Fordor Victoria Convertible Sedan in 1981 and my 29 CCPU in 1981, all 3 were in pieces. all 3 are drivers now
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Bought my 32 B 5 window August 1969.........
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Old 06-26-2013, 10:17 PM   #11
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I graduated high school in 1982 driving my 36 4 door sedan and got my 36 roadster in pieces the following year. I still have both , although I haven't driven the sedan any farther than my neighborhood for the last 15-20 years.
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Old 06-26-2013, 10:17 PM   #12
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I bought my avatar in May 1962
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Old 06-26-2013, 10:18 PM   #13
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I really must be getting old. I've had my '36 for 57 years.
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Old 06-26-2013, 10:34 PM   #14
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I have owned my `37 Chevy coupe for 14 years, my `35 Ford Cabriolet for 7.

I have to wonder who has had theirs the longest. Mike Burch has had his cars for a very long time and may hold the record.
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I don't think that I hold any record, but I have had mine for a while.

1929 FORD "A" Roadster - Bought in 1961 - 52 years.
1934 FORD Phaeton..... - Bought in 1963 - 50 years.
1935 FORD Cabriolet ... - Bought in 1967 - 46 years.
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Old 06-26-2013, 10:42 PM   #15
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I feel wet behind the ears still........my '28 since 2001 and the '33 peekup since 2007.
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54 years. Dad bought it for $100.00 when I was 7 years old.
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Old 06-26-2013, 11:29 PM   #17
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56 Chevy - bought new - 57 years next month.
my 'modern' car is a pickup, bought in 71 - 42 yrs.
old fords... 13 yrs is the longest.
How about the guy in the so-cal regional group, Bernie Couch,
bought his 32 roadster in 41 - 72 years !!
And, I think his brother bought his ford a year earlier - 73 years.
These guys have been mentioned in magazines a few times. The story was in the V8 Times, a few years ago.

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Old 06-27-2013, 12:17 AM   #18
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I bought my 1937 Ford coupe at an estate auction in August of 1968, and drove it home. It had 14,275 miles on it then, so it will soon be 45 years.
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Old 06-27-2013, 12:24 AM   #19
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I bought my 1937 Ford coupe at an estate auction in August of 1968, and drove it home. It had 14,275 miles on it then, so it will soon be 45 years.
Wow. Could you please post some photos of your coupe? thanks. TM
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Old 06-27-2013, 03:41 AM   #20
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55 years for my '35 coupe. I bought in 1958 for a whopping (at the time) $200. The attraction was the low mileage, 19K. It just turn 40K last month.

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