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Old 07-01-2012, 12:24 PM
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that I can't wait to get home and drive this exact car?



Its an $800 throwback to my youth. I learned to drive in one nearly identical.

Here is a picture (albeit a blurry one) of it sitting next to my Ram...



I am ready for the flaming. I have a new boat and a nice Ram waiting on me...and I cant wait for a nostalgic trip down memory lane.
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Old 07-01-2012, 12:31 PM
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Old 07-01-2012, 12:57 PM
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LOL pimpin.

I am thinking...

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IMO, yes it is weird, but then again I'd believe the consensus here is that just about anything I say and/or do is weird. Thereby applying that standard I'd have to say...

Nostalgic...no. Reaching into the clothes hamper and putting on a pair of dirty underwear...yes.
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I think its more the fact that I know its a 20 year old car I dont have to give a fack about. I am not looking to put it in a museum. I am mostly looking forward to not putting $400+ a month in fuel in the Ram. With 70k, the Ram needs a rest.
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I hear ya on the fuel cost bud, its going a down a bit here...I paid 2.91 earlier

And a definite yes on the roll cage
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I think its more the fact that I know its a 20 year old car I dont have to give a fack about. I am not looking to put it in a museum. I am mostly looking forward to not putting $400+ a month in fuel in the Ram. With 70k, the Ram needs a rest.
I have my daughter's '93 Mustang that I've been preserving for her until she's old enough to drive it. I too have been considering giving my truck a rest for some more r&r.



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Is it just me, or is the Ram the only one in this pic ^^^ willing to show it's face. All the other seem to be.....well.....hiding theirs.




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........With 70k, the Ram needs a rest.
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....... I too have been considering giving my truck a rest for some more r&r........
Or a paint job.....
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