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About me and my passion for cars
I've been a car guy for probably 60 years now. I've had several cars that I can kick myself for not keeping. Like the '40 Ford that I was the 3rd owner and that had the original paint still. Or the '50 Ford that was moderately customized. Or the '56 Ford Vic. And then there was the '60 Dodge Dart ex-state patroller with HP383 that I raced in the early 60's and drove daily between weekends. Even though it was used daily I still managed to win the weekend races. This was when drag racing was for the fun of it. All you got was your time slip and maybe a cheap trophy, and the starter was a flagman. There was a couple of other vehicles I wish I still had, the '68 Dodge Camper Special D200, 318 2bbl with Spicer 4:10 gears that pulled a 35' 5th wheel 5000 miles around the easter half of the US and managed to get 8.5mpg and was able to pass semi's in the Virginia mountains. One other car was the '74 Cadillac Sedan Deville (472ci), that manuvered like a tank in city traffic or when parking9 needed 2 paralell spots) but rode like an oceanliner on the highway( you couldn't feel any rough spots in the road). Just wasn't very good on mileage(of course we weren't paying $3+ /gal then).Now my daily driver is a 2003 Jaguar X-Type that's a great little car. Has a top end of 103+ and stick to the road like glue in the winter cause it's AWD. I also still have my 1964 Triumph Bonneville T120R motorcycle that I bought new in Atlanta, GA.
My first car
'41 Plymouth 4dr Deluxe
Car I wish I still had
'50 Merc, chopped and lower Lead Sled with flathead. Tuck and roll interior.
My dream car
Jag XK120MC (but I'll have to settle for the 2003 X-Type I'm driving now. British Racing Green, AWD fully equiped).
- Type of racing: Heads Up Drag Racing(Not Bracket)
- Driver: King Richard
- Driving song: Little Old Lady from Pasadena
- Car movie: Thunder Road
— Profile last updated: Sep 1, 2013
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British Cars Enthusiast
Open to anybody owning - or simply loving - British cars: Aston-Martins, Austins, Austin Healeys, British Taxis, Cateras, Coopers, Jaguars, Jensen Healeys, MG T-Series, MGA's, MG Magnettes, MGB's, Morris's, Rolls Royces, Triumphs (TR2, TR3, TR250, TR4, TR6, TR7, TR8), and all others which are...
Nevada, United States
World Veteran's Automotive... Enthusiast
A veteran is someone who, at one point in his/her life wrote a blank check made payable to their for an amount of 'up to and including my life.' That is Honor, and there are way too many people in this world who no longer understand it. A place for military veterans from all over the world to...
Oregon, United States
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Monzter Racing Business
From Mild to Wild or Show to Go !!! What are you looking for in performance? The only requirements for my group is to have a passion for raw horsepower or just looking good at a car show or cruise. If you love the sounds of open headers or deep toned exhaust from a ground shaking, heart...
Nebraska, United States
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Sep 1, 2013
Anybody going to Havelock Show (Lincoln, NE) Sept 8
Jun 24, 2013
Took 3rd Place Imports. My 1997 Jaguar XK8 Coupe is an un-retouched Original with 84966 miles.
Jun 12, 2013
Anybody else going?
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