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Old 06-27-2013, 03:51 AM   #21
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Bought my one lady owner 37 coupe in 1973....40 years.
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Old 06-27-2013, 04:08 AM   #22
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Bought my 49 F1 in August 1973 - coming up 40 years. Cost $100 and was driveable ... sort of - you have a lot of flexibility when you're 15. Spent a few more zeros since.
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Old 06-27-2013, 06:32 AM   #23
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37 sedan 46 years, 37 coupe 41 years, 48 coupe 42 years
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Old 06-27-2013, 06:41 AM   #24
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My Dad got my '29 Roadster Pick-up in 1953 and passed it off to me in 1990.
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Old 06-27-2013, 06:47 AM   #25
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Uncle bought my pickup in '52 and it came to me in '72.

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Old 06-27-2013, 06:57 AM   #26
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1950 Ford Crestliner.

Been in the family since 1953.
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Old 06-27-2013, 06:57 AM   #27
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Way too many cars!! We are up to 9 currenty. I have had my 39 Standard the longest about 38 years, she is our favorite
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Old 06-27-2013, 09:00 AM   #28
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Purchased my 34 for $250 in 1952, got married 1955 and my wife let me keep it so now I have had it for 61 years.
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Old 06-27-2013, 09:03 AM   #29
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I bought my avatar in 1986 when i was 19. Currently under restoration.
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Old 06-27-2013, 09:53 AM   #30
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My 1936 Ford Woodie has been in my family since the mid-1960's, when it was given to my mom from my father's father as a gift. That means 45+ years in my family.

Family lore says he found it in a barn in New Hampshire, covered in hay.

I have owned it since my mom passed away 4 years ago and left it to me.

Now it cruises the streets of Jamaica Plain, (Boston), full of neighborhood kids squealing with delight.

I am slowly restoring it.
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Old 06-27-2013, 10:06 AM   #31
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We've had our '36 Phaeton about 3 1/2 years.

There is a fellow in our vicinity whose mother bought him a '36 Phaeton while he was in high school. The family owned a gas station and car repair business and the car never left his ownership, nor was it ever heavily modified.

He changed over to sealed beams, and may have put hydraulic brakes on it, otherwise it's as original as you would ever find. He's in his 90s' but the car will go to his son.

So '49 to 2013, 64 years. Not that he's a barner, but that is the longest ownership I know of.
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Old 06-27-2013, 10:09 AM   #32
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Bought her in 89, ran it for a couple of years, then tore it apart. Didn't really know what I was going to do with it but I knew it would not be stock. Finally found vintage stuff and mocked it up last week. I hope to have her completed by summers end.
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Old 06-27-2013, 10:28 AM   #33
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Got my 39 Ford 2 door sedan in1963. Had her 50 years
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Old 06-27-2013, 10:34 AM   #34
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I purchased my '36 Ford in September 1952... That will be 61 years come September.
I bought it from the original owner for $125., the odometer showed 51k and change.
The odometer now shows 39K... Doing the math, I have driven "Henry" 88k, not to bad for a car that I paid $125. for... With all of the repairs and modifications, I have spent right at $2,300. during the years I have owned the car...
I started a log book on the car when I bought it... The first expenditure was the purchase of hydraulic brakes from a '41 Ford... The log book documents every expenditure for parts/repairs...
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Old 06-27-2013, 11:25 AM   #35
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I bought my 46 pickup in 1968 for 25.00 was going to use it for parts until a friend talked me in to keeping it, coverted it to a v8 and 12 volt system.45 years. ago.
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Old 06-27-2013, 11:37 AM   #36
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Mine has been in the family 53 years. Avatar pic was taken the day we brought it home
in 1960. Sold it to my bro in '68 when I went over-seas, then bought it back from him in
'76 a bit worse for wear. Moving ahead at glacial speed; and now my first car is on my
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Old 06-27-2013, 12:10 PM   #37
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Avatar car - 50 years.
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Old 06-27-2013, 12:20 PM   #38
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I bought my coupe in 1968, and my pickup truck in 1997.
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Old 06-27-2013, 12:57 PM   #39
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I saw David Mc avatar car, number nine above, at the Grand National and it is really a beauty. David did a wonderful job and the pictures do not do it justice. Thanks for showing it to us and the details you went to, to do the job.
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Old 06-27-2013, 02:12 PM   #40
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Bought my 34 5 window in 1950 while in high school. Still have it.
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