Other Cars we Own

Discussion in 'Members Rides' started by Mike Atwood, Jun 24, 2003.

  1. The Big Guy

    The Big Guy Nailhead Nation

    I just scored a 1969 Olds Toronado W-34. The W-34 package included a high-lift camshaft, specially calibrated transmission, and dual exhaust. It raised the 455's horsepower from 375 to 400. According to the Toronado chapter of the Olds club, only around 20 of these are known to exist. This one is absolutely pristine, with only 24K on the clock and all original, including paint.


  2. 1972Mach1

    1972Mach1 Just some M.M.O.G. guy.....

    Had to give in and put the retro/winter rolling stock on the beater finally. Made it clear to the end of November. It's a little squirrelly with the 20 year old rock hard pokerchip studs even on dry pavement.
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  3. The Big Guy

    The Big Guy Nailhead Nation

    That's one cool pickup!
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  4. Houndogforever

    Houndogforever Silver Level contributor

  5. Blurredman

    Blurredman Well-Known Member

    Not my picture or car. But mine looks the same. 1991 Peugeot 205 gl - 1.1litre - Done 150k miles.
  6. Brian Albrecht

    Brian Albrecht Gold Level Monkey

    Jon, I've seen you on the Hellcat site (actually posted on your thread). Did you sell the F8 widebody?
  7. The Big Guy

    The Big Guy Nailhead Nation

    No, decided to keep it. Sold a different car instead.
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  8. The Big Guy

    The Big Guy Nailhead Nation

    My wife just picked this up. It’s a 1968 Cougar restomod with a 351, AOD and disc brakes.

  9. Smokey15

    Smokey15 So old that I use AARP bolts.

    Nice! I like those '67, '68, '69 Cougars......................................... (I even dated a few back when I was young and single.)
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  10. 1972Mach1

    1972Mach1 Just some M.M.O.G. guy.....

  11. The Big Guy

    The Big Guy Nailhead Nation

    That looks nice. And a 4-speed! The price seems fair, too.
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  12. red67wildcat

    red67wildcat Well-Known Member

    For the cougar fans, I believe this one could be bought 70 , 351 windsor fmx trans

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  13. The Big Guy

    The Big Guy Nailhead Nation

    I told the wife that I put her Cougar up here, and she wanted to know if I had put her other cars up here. I hadn't, so here they are:

    1953 Studebaker street rod with 350 Chevy, vintage air, electric power steering


    2017 Hurst Mustang convertible, the only one built

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  14. 1972Mach1

    1972Mach1 Just some M.M.O.G. guy.....

    You've got a helluva collection, Jon! You've got some varied and excellent choices.
  15. Guy Parquette

    Guy Parquette Platinum Level Contributor

    Still a pretty cool thread.
    But what other special cars did anyone have owned in the past?
    To me, a very special ‘69 Lemans factory 400” 4 barrel , 4 speed, 373 rear gear. Orbit orange.

    ‘69 GTO.

    ‘74 454 4-speed Chevy Laguna. White, red, swivel buckets. Come to find out only 8 were built with the 454 4-speed. With the original rims and tires cause when bought new, the new owner immediately put cragars and wider tires on it.

    ‘96 Mustang Cobra pos. With the Dohc engine it made zero power down low. Was not fun to drive unless over 4,000 rpm’s.

    oh and a ‘69 GS Stage1 4-speed car that I sold back to the original owners kid. That car had a warranted replacement engine that the original owner insisted that during the warranty work it gets the “upgraded 1970 bigger valve heads”, and it did!
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  16. 1972Mach1

    1972Mach1 Just some M.M.O.G. guy.....

    Just off the top of my head (there's more, but I can't think of them right now):

    '61 F100 unibody 2wd
    '67 F100 2wd 390
    '62 Chevy Shortbox 2wd
    '64 Chevy big back window 2wd
    '78 GMC Jimmy
    5 87-93 5.0 Mustangs, all 5 speeds
    '71 Delta 88 2 door factory with the "W-30" engine
    '71 Olds 98 2 door
    '71 Ranchero 429
    '73 LTD
    '74 Torino
    '78 Cutlass Supreme
    Multiple '85-'97 Yamaha V-maxes. (lots of other bikes, but nothing "special".)

    The '61 Unibody and the '71 Delta 88 are the only ones I wish I still had. And I always want another V-max.
  17. Mike B in SC

    Mike B in SC Well-Known Member

    1969 SS396 Chevelle 4 speed. It is in my avater beside my '71 Stage 1. Didn't know how good I had it then. Also my 1951 Harley Panhead...
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  18. Andrew Sury

    Andrew Sury Well-Known Member

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  19. Andrew Sury

    Andrew Sury Well-Known Member

    The ass of my GTO. Faster than my daily, Red Rocket, my 18 High Country with lots of Z06 parts on the 6.2. 27866971_10213920831368958_288607535592101031_n.jpg 44257900_10215717557245982_4783547876351410176_n.jpg
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  20. gs66

    gs66 Silver Level contributor

    Great collection Jon! And Andrew very nice GTX!!!
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