Cars you have owned

4RF RDS

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I tend to keep vehicles for many years... In order of procurement.

1980 Lada Niva 4x4
1967 MGB GT
1984 Lada Signet
1986 Pontiac Gran Am
1984 Saab 900T 16V four door
1982 Saab 900 8 valve four door
1989 Saab 900T four door
1990 Saab 900T 16V four door
1994 Saab 900T Cabriolet
1972 Land Rover Series III 88
1993 Range Rover LSE
2003 Range Rover HSE
2000 Defender 110 CSW
2010 Range Rover SC Autobiography
 

TexasD-90

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1991 GMC Z71
2001 Dodge Ram 2500, diesel
2000 F350, diesel
2002 GMC 2500, diesel
1999 Dodge Ram 3500, diesel
2004 Dodge Ram 2500, diesel
2008 Dodge Ram 3500, diesel
2010 Dodge Ram 3500, diesel
1999 Ford F350, diesel
2013 Ford F150
Hummer H3, oops
2004 Discovery
1994 NAS D-90
1997 LX 450
1997 Land Cruiser
1996 LX450
1995 Land Cruiser
2003 Land Cruiser
2004 Land Cruiser
2009 LR3
1995 Defender 110, diesel
Several Volvo XC 90s

Every one of them 4x4, even the Volvos
 

UnfrozenCaveman

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Wow, I've got a short list compared with you lot....

Beginning 1975

71 VW Squareback
75 R5 LeCar
68 VW Bug
82 Chev Cavalier
76 Caprice Wagon
XX Chev Celebrity wagon
80 Rover SD1
88 Chev Beretta
90 GMC Safari
92 Ducati 750ss
94 Disco
71 IIa 109
97 D90SW
53 S1
08 VW GTi
88 Perentie

The last 5 are sticking around :)
 

1of40

Well-known member
Wow, I've got a short list compared with you lot....

Beginning 1975

71 VW Squareback
75 R5 LeCar
68 VW Bug
82 Chev Cavalier
76 Caprice Wagon
XX Chev Celebrity wagon
80 Rover SD1
88 Chev Beretta
90 GMC Safari
92 Ducati 750ss
94 Disco
71 IIa 109
97 D90SW
53 S1
08 VW GTi
88 Perentie

The last 5 are sticking around :)
Chevy Beretta! Haven’t seen one in a long long time.
 

donb

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I tend to keep vehicles for many years... In order of procurement.

1984 Saab 900T 16V four door
1982 Saab 900 8 valve four door
1989 Saab 900T four door
1990 Saab 900T 16V four door
1994 Saab 900T Cabriolet

The Saabs probably made Land Rover ownership seem easy ;)

Nice to see they were all classics (the '94 Cab was a classic for that year wasn't it?) And mostly Turbos too. I would love to get another classic 900 Turbo
 

vtlandrover

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Indeed, good to see some Saab love. At the risk of disclosing another manufacturer... and further embarrassing myself (all manuals, except one FWIW):

1993 900s 16v sedan
1991 9000 Turbo
1993 900 Turbo hatch
1990 900 base 16v sedan
1992 900s convertible
1984 900s 8v hatch
1986 900 SPG
1987 900 Turbo hatch (Albany Airport's 5th wheel friction tester! My only slush-box)
1993 900 Turbo Commemorative
1982.5 900 Turbo 8v hatch (one prior owner - and only ONE mechanic who put the car into service through the day I sold in 2018. Particularly special as it was Pine Green, a color exclusive to Saab NA execs)

P.S. If anyone has an interest - or knows of anyone who might be - PM me, as I learned last night that the aforementioned ONE mechanic is going to prepare his 2-owner, highly original '78 Cardinal Red 99 Turbo for sale. Fastidiously cared for would be an understatement.
 

blueboy

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Indeed, good to see some Saab love.
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Yep, 2004 9-3 ‘vert was my DD in Switzerland for 5 years. Had to buy chains for Winter and then it became a little tank. Still in the garage.
 

Andrew

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Previous cars
1982 Toyota Pickup 4x4 white (first car)
1985 Honda Accord LX burgundy (state DMV website says I still own this one. I think I gave it to my brother in college, can’t remember.)
1985 Mazda 626 burgundy
1986 BMW 325 burgundy
1992 BMW 325i glacier blue
1985 BMW 325e dolphin grey
1992 BMW 325i calypso red (with rare red interior)
1988 BMW 325is vermilion red (with S54 engine)
2006 BMW X3 6-speed silver grey

Current cars
1994 Land Rover Defender 90 portofino red (became monza red with S52 engine)
1990 BMW 325is sterling silver (with M44 engine)

Parts cars or restoration candidates
1997 BMW Z3 1.9 Atlanta blue
1991 BMW 318i diamond black

Family cars:
Dad’s
1957 Chevy Bel Air green (don’t know why he sold it. He blames mom. Mom blames him. lol)
1986 Chevy Celebrity wagon grey (Dad was sold on the free trip to Disneyland)
1984 Toyota 4Runner burgundy (that was a cool truck. Dad would take us on trails. Don’t know why he sold this one either.)
1990ish Ford Festiva (he bought it as a commuter car, but it became his primary after my parents divorced. Couldn’t seem to kill that little thing. It went forever. I remember he even used it to haul things like a dishwasher.)
He’s had quite a few vehicles since then, haven’t kept track

Mom’s
Various cars I can’t remember as a kid plus
1985 Honda Accord SE-i 5-speed grey (yeah mom drove a stick shift)
1996 Geo Tracker green
1986 Volvo 240 DL wagon blue
1996 BMW 328i alpine white
2005 Hyundai Accent black
1989 BMW 325iX diamond black
2000 Land Rover Discovery II beige
2002 BMW X5 beige
2003 BMW 325xi wagon grey

Siblings
2007 Hyundai Accent green
1995 Honda Odyssey EX blue
2018 Volkswagen Golf red

Mom’s mom
She liked her Ford Thunderbirds. She drove fast too. She was cool. Miss her.

Dad’s mom
1980 Ford Granada (she still has it, but can’t drive anymore at 96)

Dad’s dad
1970s Ford F-250 green (it was a stick shift and I liked the way it sounded as a kid)
1980ish Ford Pinto
Miss grandpa too.

Other people’s cars I liked that I got to drive or ride in (friends, roommates, people my parents dated, etc)
1990ish BMW 735i beige (first BMW I rode in belonged to a guy my mom dated after my parents divorced.)
1989 325is with S50 engine
1991 BMW 325i Mtech II convertible with S50 engine
Several BMW X5s, X3s, X1, etc
2003 BMW Z4 6-speed with 16k miles
2003 BMW 330xi
2015 Jeep Wrangler
 

4RF RDS

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The Saabs probably made Land Rover ownership seem easy ;)

Nice to see they were all classics (the '94 Cab was a classic for that year wasn't it?) And mostly Turbos too. I would love to get another classic 900 Turbo
Yes the 94 was the last 900 classic body style. Loved those Saabs. I would still be driving them if GM has not deiven them into the dirt.
 

blueboy

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Yes the 94 was the last 900 classic body style. Loved those Saabs. I would still be driving them if GM has not deiven them into the dirt.
GM did discontent them during their ownership yet Saab still had much say in the 9-3 development. So much so that the Saab folks got kicked off the later cars. Still enjoy our 2004 9-3 ‘vert.
 

blueboy

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Ok, will give this a shot. Only titled in my name. No company cars; no spouse cars. Not in order of ownership - by year of vehicle:

1961 Renault Dauphine - first car
1967 NADA Series IIa 109 SW (Blueboy)
1969 Opel Kadett (B)
1971 Jeep CJ-5
1971 Porsche 914-6
1973 VW Bug
1976 Jeep CJ-5
1977 Toyota FJ 40
1978 Ford Fiesta Ghia
1979 Mustang Ghia (TRX wheels)
1981 VW Dasher Wagon diesel
1983 VW Jetta GLI
1986 Mustang SVO
1986 Vanagon Westfalia Syncro
1989 Taurus SHO
1989 Geo Tracker
1991 Mustang 5.0 convertible
1993 Saab 900 Turbo
1993 RRC LWB
1994 RRC LWB - in garage
1995 NAS D90
1995 Ford Fiesta RHD Japan
1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee
1996 Saab 900 sedan
1996 Disco D1 - in garage
1996 Disco D1 RHD Japan
1996 Mitsubishi Toppo RHD Japan
2001 Ford Escape
2004 Saab 9-3 2.0T Convertible - in garage
2004 Audi A4 Avant - in garage
2004 Defender 110 300 Tdi 4 door Brasil
2006 Ford Fusion AWD
2011 VW Polo Switzerland

A mix of bought new / used.
Many wish I still had yet thats life.
 

donb

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GM did discontent them during their ownership yet Saab still had much say in the 9-3 development. So much so that the Saab folks got kicked off the later cars. Still enjoy our 2004 9-3 ‘vert.
There was a good Jeremy Clarkson/Top Gear episode where Clarkson was saying that Saab was supposed to use most of an Opel platform for a new model but Saab ended up changing almost all of it.

My buddy was telling me some of the 9-3's can be made to put out a lot of horsepower. So surprised there isn't more of a demand for those Swedish gems.
 

blueboy

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There was a good Jeremy Clarkson/Top Gear episode where Clarkson was saying that Saab was supposed to use most of an Opel platform for a new model but Saab ended up changing almost all of it.

My buddy was telling me some of the 9-3's can be made to put out a lot of horsepower. So surprised there isn't more of a demand for those Swedish gems.
Yep watched it and pretty funny how pissed GM was when Saab did it.

Think folks freak when they learn the marque no longer exists so they think parts are unavailable when actually not a problem.
 

phil.

New member
Callsign: KO6RRS
Wow these are some long lists. Mine's super short

1986 Toyota Pick Up
1988 Volkswagen Jetta
1983 BMW 320is (Father in-law was original owner who recently sold it)
1998 Toyota 4Runner Ltd
2000 BMW M Roadster
2000 BMW 540i
2006 Range Rover Sport HSE (current)
2009 BMW 335i (current)
2012 Volkswagen Golf TDI
1995 Defender 90 NAS (current)
2009 Honda Civic (current)
 
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