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RancheroBoy

M –68
San Diego, California
United States

 
 

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About me and my passion for cars

I became a car kid around 1958 when a teenager across the street built a 49 or 50 Chevy with lake pipes (no mufflers) spinner wheel covers and the name "Grey Ghost" on each rear fender. He was the coolest kid in Bethany Oklahoma. About the same time my dad bought two Buick Convertibles, a 49 and 53. These were the neatest cars I had ever seen. He later bought a 57 Plymouth Wagon with dual factory 4 barrels and glass packs. I was driving by this time and every once in awhile I got to drive it to school. WOW! He soon became a total Chevy guy, so to be an annoying teenager I had to become a Ford guy, which I am to this day. (A Ford guy and annoying).

I am also on face book Glenn D Rogers

My first car

1959 Isetta 300 (Guess my dad thought I needed a weenie car when everyone else in high school had 57 Chevys....what's up with that?)

Car I wish I still had

1969 Torino GT, 72 MG Midget, 55 Ford Crestline, 55 Ford F-100, 65 Tbird Landau, 71 VW Type II Westfalia 84 Porsche 944

My dream car

Shelby Cobra, Ultimate Aero, 57 Ford Courier, F-150 SVT Lightning. 69 Mustang Fastack, Saturn Sky Turbo,

Car clubs I’m in

Ranchero Enthusiast's, Bellingham WA. &
FoMoCo Cruisers, & P.D. Cruisers (San Diego Police Dept Club), SOCAL SAAC (Shelby America Automobile Club), CROC (Cobra Roadsters Only Car Club)

Favorites

  • Type of racing: Drag
  • Driver: Me
  • Driving song: I can't drive 55
  • Car movie: Bullet
  • Car book: 50 Years of American Autos picture/spec book
  • Car magazine: 50s Car Craft & Hot Rod Magazines

— Profile last updated: Aug 27, 2013

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