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Oldest car you have ever driven?

Postby himerus » Fri Jul 30, 2010 10:50 am

What is the oldest car you have ever driven? Mine was a 1936 Austin 10. it had a starting handle, a single windscreen wiper, a foot operated dip switch and no heater. It had a blue body and black wings and I called it Bluebottle.

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Re: Oldest car you have ever driven?

Postby BrianS » Fri Jul 30, 2010 2:29 pm

I should like to have driven a 1930's car - or even earlier. A Model T Ford would be really fascinating. I was thinking that a 1951 Land Rover I had was the oldest vehicle I had driven but writing this I remember that I once was lucky to own a 1949 HRG two seater sports car. If only I still had it! More about this model here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HRG_Engineering_Company

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Postby desota » Thu Sep 23, 2010 4:37 pm

1935........................................................................dodge............
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Postby lynnsclunker » Fri Sep 24, 2010 6:21 pm

1972 Buick Riviera

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Postby franfran » Sat Sep 25, 2010 2:21 am

A two-tone green 1962 Rover 110 that belonged to someone I knew. I had a drive in it for about half an hour.
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Re: Oldest car you have ever driven?

Postby bigboy2485 » Wed Jan 19, 2011 4:26 am

A Hillman superminx estate 1960 mk1 with drum brakes all round, also had a starting handle and floor dip switch.
One of the 1st British cars to come with carpets, heater and tool kit as standard, radio cost extra.

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Re: Oldest car you have ever driven?

Postby SilkenMist » Mon Jan 31, 2011 9:43 pm

A 1973 Plymouth Duster

Years ago now and I do wish I still had it!

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Postby GwK » Fri Feb 04, 2011 1:36 am

1961 toyota

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Postby tower208 » Tue Mar 08, 2011 10:59 pm

68 mercury cougar.

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Re: Oldest car you have ever driven?

Postby lvbrftdrvng » Tue May 10, 2011 2:17 pm

an opel rekord 1700 build in 1967 ...

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Re: Oldest car you have ever driven?

Postby franfran » Thu Jun 30, 2011 3:47 pm

lvbrftdrvng wrote:an opel rekord 1700 build in 1967 ...


Is it like this one?

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It's interesting to compare it to a Holden of the same era. The Holden is a bigger car, but you can see a family resemblance between the two General Motors products:

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Re: Oldest car you have ever driven?

Postby tireboy » Tue Apr 24, 2012 5:31 am

I was thinking that a 1951 Land Rover I had was the oldest vehicle I had driven but writing this I remember that I once was lucky to own a 1949 HRG two seater sports car. If only I still had it! More about this model here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HRG_Engineerinautoparts


wow this is like a jurassic car. I haven't seen a car like this in my entire life, still it's nice :)

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Re: Oldest car you have ever driven?

Postby tireboy » Tue Apr 24, 2012 5:33 am

I was thinking that a 1951 Land Rover I had was the oldest vehicle I had driven but writing this I remember that I once was lucky to own a 1949 HRG two seater sports car. If only I still had it! More about this model here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HRG_Engineerinautoparts


wow this is like a jurassic car. I haven't seen a car like this in my entire life, still it's nice :)

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Re: Oldest car you have ever driven?

Postby tireboy » Tue Apr 24, 2012 5:35 am

at brian, wow this is like a jurassic car. I haven't seen a car like this in my entire life, still it's nice :)

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Re: Oldest car you have ever driven?

Postby franfran » Mon Jan 07, 2013 12:22 pm

himerus wrote:What is the oldest car you have ever driven? Mine was a 1936 Austin 10. it had a starting handle, a single windscreen wiper, a foot operated dip switch and no heater. It had a blue body and black wings and I called it Bluebottle.


Anything like this one?

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