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What Did You Used To Drive?

Discussion in 'Community Lounge' started by DaJackson, Mar 12, 2018.

  1. DaJackson

    DaJackson United States Stinger Enthusiast Staff Member Moderator

    To make @AV8R happy, lets see what you used to (or currently if you have multiple cars) drive.

    The Stinger is replacing a 2014 VW GLI Edition 30 for me


    Before that was a 2010 Mitsubishi Ralliart Sportback. Other than being a tin can this was a fun car, essentially it was a baby Evo in a wagon body. No one ever expected it to be quick.

    This is how it looked at the end, Rotiform BLQ Wheels, roof rack
    Lancer 2.jpg

    Before that it was 3SDM 0.05s

    Before that it was the gold Rotas. Everyone called my car a Subaru because of the Blue/Gold combo.
    Lancer 3.jpg Lancer 4.jpg

    Before that was a MKV VW GTI

    Still trying to find pictures. I think I went through 9 sets of wheels on that car.
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  2. DBP29

    DBP29 United States Newish Member

    Pacific Northwest
    My Stinger replaced a 2006 Mazda 3. Just a slight upgrade. :thumbup:

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  3. VetteNZMan

    VetteNZMan United States Member

    I rotate through 2005 Camry LE with 260k on the clock, 1987 Ranger 2.0L with carb injection ( u know that square like thing that mixes air / fuel on top of motor), 2000 FRC C5...now add the Panthera GT1, looking like a used car lot
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  4. jrhodes87

    jrhodes87 United States Active Member

    -1996 Honda accord coupe
    -2006 hyundai sonata ls
    -2016 hyundai genesis 3.8

    now I have an amazing awd panthera metal stinger gt..... and it is fast
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  5. MarcMIA

    MarcMIA United States Member

    Most Recently
    2016 Volvo XC90 T6 AWD
    2012 Cadillac CTS 3.6 DI

    Proud owner GT2AWD
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  6. AV8R

    AV8R Australia 2500 Posts Club! Staff Member Moderator

    I had a top spec Optima 2011 sold it recently for $18000 and it only had 14000kms on it. The guy who bought it was ecstatic.
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  7. AV8R

    AV8R Australia 2500 Posts Club! Staff Member Moderator

    And yes....I am happy! Lol
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  8. ibmaxx

    ibmaxx New Zealand Active Member

    Bay of Islands
    Replaced these two - a Volvo V40 Cross Country with the Stinger GT and a Holden Commodore VS with the Volvo S60 Polestar:

    from these-
    Inside garage.jpg
    to these-
    Stinger Feb 2018 D.jpg

    At Marsden.jpg
    Last edited: Mar 13, 2018
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  9. StungBlueGT2

    StungBlueGT2 United States Active Member

    Florida, U.S.A.
    My car list is in my signature, but I just had and loved my 2014 Optima SXL.

    And before that was my ‘09 Saab 9-5.

    And before that a ‘08 Subaru Legacy 2.5i Limited.

    And a 2008 Subaru Impreza WRX.

    And a ‘02 Saab 9-5 Aero.

    And a ‘99 Saab 9-5 Arc 3.0t.

    And a ‘00 Subaru Impreza 2.5RS, before anyone heard of a WRX!

    And all started with a 1977 Pontiac Trans-Am with a ‘70 455ci V8 and Muncie 4sp.

    Man I miss those cars but I do love my Stinger GT2!
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  10. Robs

    Robs Singapore Active Member

    2008 Mitsubishi Evolution 10 GSR

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  11. AV8R

    AV8R Australia 2500 Posts Club! Staff Member Moderator

    Jeez you must have a big gagage!
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  12. StungBlueGT2

    StungBlueGT2 United States Active Member

    Florida, U.S.A.
    Lol. I wish I still had all of them in a garage, but they were basically one at a time since I was 16.;) I only had the Subaru Legacy and WRX at the same time but only because Subaru gave me the WRX as a Demo for top salesman.:thumbup:
  13. Luminary

    Luminary United States Active Member Staff Member Moderator Sustaining Member +

    Northern VA
    My beloved cars when I was in my early twenties. The pictures are of pictures in an old photo album I have.

    My 1976 Pontiac Trans Am. 6.6 liter 400ci Big Block. I bought it used from a mom & pop type dealership in Eagle Idaho shortly after I moved there. Got it in 1993 for 1900.00. It was all original, with all of the ruber around the scoop, and still had the original breaks rivited in. I painted the engine Pontiac blue, and while messing around and cleaning the interior, I even found the original build sheet stuffed behing the rear seat.

    Gawd I LOVED this car.


    My first car I ever owned. 1979 plain jane Chevy Camaro. 5.7 liter 350ci. Nothing grand but I also loved this car. On my move to Idaho, I was rear-ended in this car at over 60 MPH just outside Columbus Ohio. The amazing thing is while the damage totaled the car (so sad), all I had to do is replace 1 headlight and I was back on the road to Idaho.


    My Stinger replaced my 2014 KIA Optima SX Turbo. I Loved that car too. But no other car I have owned is anything like my Stinger. :)
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  14. mldavis2

    mldavis2 United States 1000 Posts Club!

    Neosho, MO
    No photos of my old cars, but I'll list them up to my signature list. It also dates me a bit.

    '63 Chrysler Newport 361 cid. (used car bought for $500, used 2 years, sold for $500 when drafted to 'Nam)
    '70 Plymouth GTX 440 cid 3-speed Torqueflight slushbox. LSD (Limited Slip Differential) (celebration from release from the military)
    '75 Saab EMS 2.0L 4-speed (family car)
    '82 Buick Skyhawk 1.8L 4-speed (probably the only Buick ever ordered with a stick shift :p)
    '89 Oldsmobile Calais International 2.3L Quad4 H.O. 5-speed
    '93 Pontiac GrandAm 2.3L Quad4 H.O. 5-speed
    '96 Pontiac TransAm 5.7L LT1 6-speed, LSD (Limited Slip Differential)
    and then to my signature list
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  15. voon

    voon Switzerland Stinger Enthusiast

    My path was:

    BMW E46 330ci
    BMW E85 Z4 3.0si
    BMW E89 Z4 sdrive 35is
    BMW M135xi

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  16. corradoMR2

    corradoMR2 Canada Active Member

    Recent stable:

    '17 Audi A4 S-Line
    '15 Lexus RC F
    '17 Lexus IS 300 AWD F Sport
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  17. Weareblondi

    Weareblondi United States Stinger Enthusiast Staff Member Moderator

    south florida
    okay, this list is long, loved my toys. i think i have photos for most of them. somewhere from last to most recent:
    1975 camaro, 350 with a 4 speed, jacked up in the rear, cragar ss mags, a carb that was waaay to big. paid 1500 bucks on a friday night at 8 p.m. just as the shop was closing, drove it 3 blocks before the transmission chewed itself to death. 800 dollar towing bill back to brooklyn from new jersey, 1000 dollars on a new transmission, 4000 dollars on various upgrades, then sold it for 1000 dollars.
    1989 iroc z, bought as a stolen recovery, spent 5000 dollars getting it re-vin'ed. lots of tires from burn outs. i was drifting before it became a thing.
    1972 chevy impala convertible. car was a pig
    1965 ford 500 galaxy 4 door. had a skull lighter as a hood ornament. need i say more
    2001 z06 in millenium yellow. first new car i bought. cash. bought it on a cloudy day, next day came out, bright sunshine, and cringed at how LOUD this color was. ray charles and stevie wonder commented on the color. got stolen, recovered a day later with an upgraded stereo, different rims and painted blue. traded it in for....
    1995 zr1. scared the beejesus out of myself with that one.
    1971 dodge charger. just because.
    1985 suburban diesel!!! nothing stopped that baby
    2003 land rover defender. another pig of a vehicle
    2005 mercedes e55 amg
    2003 bmw m3 in laguna blue. 333hp!!!!
    2007 audi a8
    1984 porsche 911 turbo. never realized i could do swap ends. in the width of a highway lane. going straight.
    2009 honda accord exl-v6. nice car. bland, but nice car.
    2004 land rover discovery. comfortable. crappy engine.
    2006 vw jetta turbo. 1500 dollars for one headlight?!?!?!?!?!
    2015 nissan juke nismo rs. car boogied. wanted the R with the gts engine. mrs said no.
    2002 acura tls. another nice car. bland, but with a hint of nutmeg. crappy subwoofer and the brakes are crap.
    and................our new stinger!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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  18. Weareblondi

    Weareblondi United States Stinger Enthusiast Staff Member Moderator

    south florida
    oh man, forgot my volvos and saabs
    1985 volvo 850 R. 3 of them
    2006 volvo s60R and a v70R.
    1983 saab 900 that was turbo'ed to an inch of its life.
    2000 saab 9-5 aero.
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  19. StingerGT68

    StingerGT68 Stinger Enthusiast

    My path:
    2006 Mustang
    2014 BMW 3 series
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  20. Luminary

    Luminary United States Active Member Staff Member Moderator Sustaining Member +

    Northern VA
    Loved those wheels, had them on both the Trans Am and the Camaro. Were my fav's at the time. Think I paid $250 (used) for the set of 15" on the Camaro. I remember thinking how big 15" wheels were back then.
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