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Old 12-19-2015, 12:14 AM   #21
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I know most of you have got me beat by MANY years. But There's a LOT to be said for new love. BONNIE and I are STILL "putting pennies in the jar", and I intend to do so for the rest of my healthy days. We've been going at it with vigor for a year and a half, and there's no end in sight.
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Old 12-19-2015, 12:20 AM   #22
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I paid $100 for my 29 Tudor in April 1961 and drove it to work everyday for 6 yrs. Still have it, almost 55 yrs. Pictured here showing up the Ferraris at the new National Corvette Museum Motorsports Park.
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Old 12-19-2015, 12:24 AM   #23
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Just got my first A ($3000) one year ago, it slept for 53 years before I woke her.
I plan on driving her for for a long long time.

I've had my '57 since '75 ($300) must have a million miles on it by now, will keep driving it forever too.
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Old 12-19-2015, 03:10 AM   #24
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I have a 1915 Model T Center Door Sedan that has been in the family for 65yrs., My
1929 Tudor Sedan I have had for 50yrs. and A 1915 Model T Touring Car for 49 yrs.
1929 Roadster for 4 yrs.
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Old 12-19-2015, 07:39 AM   #25
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Bought my '30 Coupe in February of 1959 when I was an USAF F-86 crew chief. Driven it ever since.

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Old 12-19-2015, 07:46 AM   #26
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Old 12-22-2015, 09:30 PM   #27
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my father's, new in November 1929,

...and mine since 1958-59, apart for painting right now. Andalusite Blue, not restored to original, but original color.
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Old 12-22-2015, 11:40 PM   #28
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Dad bought his '31 Roadster in 1961, I've been caretaker since 1983, maybe 2016 is the year it sees the road again. Bob
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Old 12-23-2015, 06:43 AM   #29
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My Father in Law bought my 1930 Murray Town Sedan in November 1957, drove it until 1959, then garaged it, never to be started again until this year.
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Old 12-23-2015, 08:48 AM   #30
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My 1928 Phaeton I got in 1965, restored it and drove it from Northern California to Albuquerque, NM in 1966 to attend the MAFCA national convention. Currently redoing the car in hopes of taking it to the 2016 MAFCA convention in Loveland, CO you should redo them every 50 years. And I met my wife because of the car. The picture is on a tour to Yosemite in 2007.
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Old 12-23-2015, 10:32 AM   #31
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I got my 1931 Tudor in 1960. My farther, Robert, bought it for me for my 16th birthday. Cost him
$115 and is the best birthday gift I ever got, Thanks Dad.
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Old 12-23-2015, 11:26 AM   #32
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I'll be 60 in January and bought my first Model A last September after attending the Old Car Festival at Greenfield Village for the first time also. Wish I hadn't waited so long! Oh well, better late than never.
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Old 12-23-2015, 01:42 PM   #33
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Bought my 31 Roadster in 1973 paying $1700 for it. Today, the engine is out of it and I am in the process of freshening up a few things for the next couple of decades of driving. Happy travels, to all............
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Old 12-23-2015, 02:54 PM   #34
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Bought my 30 coupe in 2006, It was my retirement project. Retired in 2009 Took me 3 years to restore. Been having fun with it ever sense.
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Old 12-23-2015, 05:26 PM   #35
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I bought what was to become "Miss Tillie" in the summer of 2010 and then spent a rigorous 2 1/2 years restoring it. What an education. What a Blessing to have it.

Merry Christmas to all...........
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Old 12-23-2015, 07:38 PM   #36
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I did over my 29 special coupe in 1980 and have owned it on and off ever since.
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Old 12-23-2015, 10:42 PM   #37
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Huckster (chassis) since 1953.
Coupe since 2010
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Bought my coupe in 1963. It was my first car and I still "love" it!
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Old 12-24-2015, 03:58 PM   #39
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Purchased my 1930 Tudor in June of this year for $500
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Purchased my 1930 Tudor in June of this year for $500
Looks like you win the prize either for the best lie, or the best deal.

Either way, your car sure looks nice.
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