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Old 03-08-2011, 06:59 AM   #1539
"Cool" Aid!
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Location: Alexandria, VA
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Originally Posted by BigT View Post
1963 Ford Falcon Van. 170cc inline 6cyl. w/4-speed column shift.

This was my first car (van). I inherited it from my father when he passed away (waaay too young).

I went through a phase where I put mags on it and a bunch of other crap, but then I got to feeling guilty about turning his van into a rolling joke, so I returned it to stock.

It was an interesting design, but the reality was it was a piece of junk.

4-speed? I had a similar van with a 3-speed.

I liked mine. It was slow, bad brakes and handled poorly, but fun to drive anyhow!

Of course mine was a rollong joke, but at 24, I thought it was cool. I bought it for $200 from a fellow AF guy going overseas!

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