A Fleet of Dubious Provenance
This picture was on my parents' fridge recently, I think it was taken circa 2000 when I graduated high school. All of these vehicles were then currently registered and inspected with my 4-member family.
Left to right:
1985 Ford F-150 - 4 speed manual, I6-300. Very hard life BEFORE it became our plow truck.
1979 Ford F-100 - 4 speed manual, I6-300. Nearly rust-free from CA, never driven in the salt. Looks about the same today, my father still has it
2000 Subaru Outback - 5 speed manual - 2.5L 4 cyl. - the second new car my mother ever purchased (fall of '99).
1990 Honda Civic - 5 speed manual (or was it 4?) - tiny I-4 - my car for senior year of HS and into college.
1996 Honda Civic - 4 speed auto (sad trombone) - My grandmother's last car, then my sister's college car.
1993 Plymouth Voyager - 5 speed manual. My grandfather's last new car purchase, special-ordered with a manual.
1990(?) Dodge Caravan. Almost the same as the '93 but automatic. I put my left foot hard down on the brake more than once.
I can't imagine we had 7 cars for very long, but this was a funny pic.
The only one still around is the '79 Ford. I think the '85 Ford was the next closest, but only because it was used for plowing LONG after it should have been.
That is all.
@functionoverfashion sure but what about the dog
functionoverfashion last edited by functionoverfashion
@forsweden Center: dog, unknown age Bichon Frise. Rescue, came to live with us "until he found a permanent home," well, you know how that goes. He was with us for probably 10 years. Named "Spikey" perhaps because of his fur? I don't remember. He was basically a cat. In fact we had a cat who was much larger than him at the time. Fun fact: he would lift both back legs to go down stairs, using only his front legs, and would do the same to pee sometimes.
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@functionoverfashion The '79 looks like Uncle Jesse's truck.
@shop-teacher Yes! His was white I think but same era. Man I loved that show.
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@manwich wouldn’t have to be much older, I think 79 was the first square headlight