User Tag List

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 09-17-2010, 09:13 PM   #1
KnightFan26917's Avatar
Old Cars, Strong Hearts
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Elgin IL
Posts: 1,132
Old Cars, Strong Hearts
 
KnightFan26917's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Elgin IL
Posts: 1,132
Casino cash: $5344900
0.30 per day
Default Your first time...

Simple questions:
When/Where was the first time you drove?
What did you drive?


For me:
August 1988, Holsopple PA
1979 Blazer (2-tone red/white)

While I was visiting my Aunt Thelma and Uncle Glen for a couple weeks, my Uncle Glen (who died 10 years later, the day the loan for my 1976 Monte Carlo was approved) took me with to do some errands. On the way back, instead of pulling into their driveway, he turned into the grassy field across the street, parked the Blazer and asked me if I wanted to drive. Naturally, I did. After that, my parents allowed me to move their '81 MC SC (now mine) out of the garage whenever we took that car.



Cort | 36.m.IL | 5 Monte Carlos.1 Caprice Classic | pig valve.pacemaker * Chicagoland Meets, 2011?
MCs.CC | models.HO.legos.CHD.RadioShows | RoadTrips.us66 = http://www.chevyasylum.com/cort
"I've always seen myself as a hopeless romantic" ... Gary Morris & Crystal Gayle ... 'Another World'
KnightFan26917 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-17-2010, 10:01 PM   #2
wombat's Avatar  
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Wood Dale, IL
Posts: 12,538
 
wombat's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Wood Dale, IL
Posts: 12,538
Casino cash: $6345243
2.89 per day
Default

Mine was the day I started my behind the wheel drivers Ed class. Sometime in 06?
__________________
2014 Ford Focus ST3

Upload your pictures to TCG! See below:
http://www.thechicagogarage.com/foru...o-sharing.html

wombat is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 09-17-2010, 10:27 PM   #3
Primalzer's Avatar  
Join Date: Sep 2006
Posts: 25,261
 
Primalzer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Posts: 25,261
Casino cash: $70927108
5.35 per day
Default

First time was arouns the block by my house in Arlington in a 97 grand Marquis. At least it was the grand Marquis with the true dual exhaust and the extra 20 HP, but still slow.
Primalzer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-17-2010, 11:40 PM   #4
02BlueGT's Avatar
No Fucks Have Been Given
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Now apearing in Hanover Park
Posts: 9,918
No Fucks Have Been Given
 
02BlueGT's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Now apearing in Hanover Park
Posts: 9,918
Casino cash: $10615940
2.36 per day
Default

1997 Chevy Venture..... It was my High school pimp mobile
__________________
2002 GP GT....Slowly Getting Slower

DD racing is the best, DD racing is the Fastest

President of No Fucks Given Racing, a subdivision of DDR.
02BlueGT is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-18-2010, 12:48 AM   #5
hellraiser319's Avatar
Hellraising since 1986
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: West Bend, WI
Posts: 1,324
Hellraising since 1986
 
hellraiser319's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: West Bend, WI
Posts: 1,324
Casino cash: $5568068
0.39 per day
Default

12 years old, 1984 Camaro Berlinetta, with my dad, 14, by myself up and down the gravel road, half the time driving like a jackass in the same car, but, I feel that has made me a much safer driver, I learned at an early age how to avoid certain situations, how to react to skidding, stopping quick without locking the wheels, etc.
__________________

Chris H.
MECP Advanced - CEA170106 Best Buy Moline, IL
XBL, PSN, FB, FQuick, TCG, CVN = hellraiser319
hellraiser319 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-18-2010, 12:53 AM   #6
GraFFix's Avatar
A 302 and a little boost
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: NW Chicago
Posts: 501
A 302 and a little boost
 
GraFFix's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: NW Chicago
Posts: 501
Casino cash: $5124785
0.12 per day
Default

First time I was behind the wheel I was 5 years old sitting on my dads lap steering as he drove down the side street...that was a 1967 Corvette Stingray.

First time I actually used the gas pedal and drove myself was when I was 14 and would take my moms 1979 Pontiac Phoenix for joy rides around the neighborhood. I was to afraid to go on the main roads so I stuck to side streets and alleys lol.

My neighbor busted me on accident...One day he mentioned to my Mom. "I didnt know Joe got his license" Doh!
__________________
GraFFix is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-18-2010, 04:07 AM   #7
daturbosix's Avatar
Forum Sponsor
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Aurora
Posts: 11,599
Forum Sponsor
 
daturbosix's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Aurora
Posts: 11,599
Casino cash: $50929918
2.77 per day
Default

shit, i dont know..... i drove from time to time since i was 13/14ish with my dad, hell probably earlier than that...about the time i could reach the pedals.

i remember being 15ish, no liscense or permit, borrowing my dads 68 427 4-speed vette or his 18k mile '87 national and crusing it alllllllll night with my friends. ohhhh the good ol' days.
__________________
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY - 630.885.9333
daturbosix is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-18-2010, 06:45 AM   #8
Oreif's Avatar
Crazy Little Child
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Schaumburg
Posts: 1,168
Crazy Little Child
 
Oreif's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Schaumburg
Posts: 1,168
Casino cash: $5232500
0.30 per day
Default

1979 (I was 15/16) ~ First and mostly drove Mom's 1976 AMC Pacer. On rare occasions I drove Dad's 1977 Pontiac Grand Prix SJ with the 400/4bbl engine.
(gotta love the sound of a Poncho 400 with all 4 barrels open and an open element air filter!)

NOTE: Drivers ed in school had 1972 and 1974 Chevy Vega's so I guess these would be the "first"
__________________

ZZ4 Powered!!
Oreif is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-19-2010, 07:54 PM   #9
Poopshinanigans's Avatar
I'm a middle of the titties voter.
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Posts: 5,948
I'm a middle of the titties voter.
 
Poopshinanigans's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Posts: 5,948
Casino cash: $4380600
1.39 per day
Default

At school in a early 2000's malibu. Fucking terrible. But i didn't care, i was learning to drive and it was fun.
Poopshinanigans is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-19-2010, 08:24 PM   #10
Runtz52's Avatar
Runs like a turtle with downs syndrome
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Manhattan
Posts: 4,587
Runs like a turtle with downs syndrome
 
Runtz52's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Manhattan
Posts: 4,587
Casino cash: $8606000
1.16 per day
Default

i was about 12 and drove my dads '50 chevy 3100, 3 spd on the tree and blown brake lines , learned how to engine brake real quick that day
__________________


1979 AMC Pacer - Sold
2012 Chevy Sonic
Runtz52 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-19-2010, 11:20 PM   #11
Aircal's Avatar  
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Countryside
Posts: 3,648
 
Aircal's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Countryside
Posts: 3,648
Casino cash: $11457638
0.93 per day
Default

Around 11 or 12. Was my Grandma's 1974 Monte Carlo. I grew up in Iowa, we got our permits at age 14.
__________________
People who are not sensitive to design, people who don't care about vehicles, people who view a vehicle as an appliance, they just default to Toyota. We will never win that one." Bob Lutz

1973 Thunderbird, 1980 Pontiac Trans Am, 2004 Acura TL, 2007 Pontiac G6 Convt.
Aircal is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 09-19-2010, 11:53 PM   #12
Outlaw's Avatar  
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Johnsburg
Posts: 15,635
 
Outlaw's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Johnsburg
Posts: 15,635
Casino cash: $143525401
4.25 per day
Default

First time was in January '06, I was 14 in our new pontiac G6, second time though, was in my dad's 2001 Pontiac Formula LS-Juan 6-speed which I bought from him when I was 16
Outlaw is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-20-2010, 12:02 AM   #13
Chrisco's Avatar
is a work in progress
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Downers Grove, IL.
Posts: 3,813
is a work in progress
 
Chrisco's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Downers Grove, IL.
Posts: 3,813
Casino cash: $5234701
0.90 per day
Default

First time... I was 4 or 5. Mom left me in the car, with it running, while she was bringing groceries in. I climbed over to the driver's seat and put it in gear... straight through the garage door. Good start, if I do say so myself

Sat on parents laps and steered quite often when i was 7-10.

Actually drove the car in parking lots with the 'rents starting when I was 12 or 13, I think.

So... That makes the 'first' time in 1990, steering in '92-'95, and driving for the first time around '97. Got My license June 17, 2001; the day I turned 16. Went half and half (later paid back the other half) with my dad on my first car when I turned 15.
__________________
~-~-~-~-~- TEAM MUTT CUTTS // My Flickr -~-~-~-~-~ Supra SOLD
Chrisco is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-20-2010, 02:03 AM   #14
firemandan1700's Avatar
Bite my shiny metal ass
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: LaSalle County
Posts: 8,639
Bite my shiny metal ass
 
firemandan1700's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: LaSalle County
Posts: 8,639
Casino cash: $2141316
2.08 per day
Default

Its always like a tradition to ride in dads lap when were 6 or 8 and drive lol.

The 1st thing I drove was a Dresser front end loader, 4 spd on the column w/ a 10yd bucket. I know I'm a badass ( I kno not really) lol. When I was in h.s. I worked for a private owned stone quarry that my dad worked in/managed.

But the 1st time solo in a vehicle and 1st manual vehicle was a 86 chevy 1 ton dually pickup. It was a 4 spd manual with a granny low and 1-3 gears. It had a custom flatbed made by dad for hauling tools, a welder and a air compressor. It drove like a tank and a blast to drive. Drove it in the quarry when i worked there
__________________
2015 Ford F-150
2004 C5 Corvette
1966 Chevelle - Under Construction

firemandan1700 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-20-2010, 08:10 AM   #15
99PONTIACGP's Avatar  
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Chicago
Posts: 27,638
 
99PONTIACGP's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Chicago
Posts: 27,638
Casino cash: $49716057
6.96 per day
Default

Drove my brothers Eagle Talon through the cemetary by my house when I was like 15.
99PONTIACGP is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-20-2010, 08:33 AM   #16
93R-Code's Avatar
93R-Code
 
Posts: n/a
93R-Code
 
93R-Code's Avatar
 
Posts: n/a
Casino cash: $
0 per day
Default

The first time my father let me drive I was 14, in his í81 Cadillac Eldorado. Then learned how to drive a manual in my momís í86 Mustang GT.
  Edit/Delete Message Reply With Quote
Old 09-20-2010, 08:52 AM   #17
SirMarco's Avatar
of Pingree Grove
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Pingree Grove
Posts: 11,522
of Pingree Grove
 
SirMarco's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Pingree Grove
Posts: 11,522
Casino cash: $1209000
3.07 per day
Default

Shoot I was 10 or 11 down on this farm family friends of ours owned. I took is old mid 90's lifted bronco around the farm and even down the gravel roads they have out there.
__________________
2008 Harley Davidson Street Glide: Bagger Status
Day Maker Headlight / 12" Paul Yaffe Bagger Bars

"BILLY" 2016 RAM 1500 HEMI: The new DD status
SirMarco is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-20-2010, 09:09 AM   #18
KAR's Avatar
KAR KAR is offline
Rip Riski
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Elk Grove
Posts: 4,542
KAR
Rip Riski
 
KAR's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Elk Grove
Posts: 4,542
Casino cash: $7259658
1.29 per day
Default

First time I drove(besides the sitting in the lap) I was 14 out at a bar with my dad. He got really drunk and as we were driving back home I was nagging at him about him being to drunk to drive so sure enough he pulled got out and told me to get behind the wheel. Very interesting driving in the city at 2 in the morning.


Edit me 14 = 2000
The city grand and I believe Pulaski
Car nothing fancy just a 95 oldmobile cutlass supreme
__________________
2001 Kawasaki zrx1200r(1224 bore kit)....sold
2008 Suzuki B-King..... current toy
1989 Mercury tracer(41k miles)....DD beater
1994 Chevy Caprice 9c1...... Summer beater.
KAR is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-20-2010, 09:22 AM   #19
machausta's Avatar
Insert user title here
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Kingsport, TN
Posts: 1,019
Insert user title here
 
machausta's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Kingsport, TN
Posts: 1,019
Casino cash: $5178275
0.28 per day
Default

First time I drove was my dad's 1972 VW campervan just outside Blountville TN, I got it up to 65 on I-40 WB and one of the hubcaps flew off and passed us...
__________________
2011 Dodge Durango Crew 5.7L

Quote:
Originally Posted by Stink Star Productions View Post
WELL PUT, A GM WILL RUN LIKE SHIT LONGER THAN ANY OTHER CAR RUNS
machausta is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-20-2010, 11:27 AM   #20
otter1363's Avatar
broke -
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Plainfield IL
Posts: 405
broke -
 
otter1363's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Plainfield IL
Posts: 405
Casino cash: $4655400
0.12 per day
Default

13TH birthday. I wanted a go-cart. My dad gave me a '63 Rambler sedan. We had a few acres so it was a blast!!
__________________
I'm an Ancient Astronaut Scientist
otter1363 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-13-2010, 01:05 AM   #21
KnightFan26917's Avatar
Old Cars, Strong Hearts
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Elgin IL
Posts: 1,132
Old Cars, Strong Hearts
 
KnightFan26917's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Elgin IL
Posts: 1,132
Casino cash: $5344900
0.30 per day
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by daturbosix View Post
i remember being 15ish, no liscense or permit, borrowing my dads 68 427 4-speed vette or his 18k mile '87 national and crusing it alllllllll night with my friends. ohhhh the good ol' days.
Nice. By the time I started driving, my parents didn't have cool cars like that...lol.



Quote:
Originally Posted by Aircal View Post
Around 11 or 12. Was my Grandma's 1974 Monte Carlo. I grew up in Iowa, we got our permits at age 14.
Awesome.


Quote:
Originally Posted by 95TBirdLX View Post
First time I drove was my dad's 1972 VW campervan just outside Blountville TN, I got it up to 65 on I-40 WB and one of the hubcaps flew off and passed us...
LOL! I've had that happen a few times in my days of driving. It's a weird feeling when you realize you've lost the hubcap for good....lol



Cort | 37.m.IL.pigValve.pacemaker | 5 Monte Carlos + 1 Caprice Classic |* Rt 66+northwestUS, 2011?
MCs.CC + CHD.models.HO.legos.RadioShows + RoadTrips.us66 = http://www.chevyasylum.com/cort
"Things get complicated when you get past 18" ... Statler Brothers ... 'Class of '57'
KnightFan26917 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-13-2010, 07:07 PM   #22
SRT41320's Avatar
1320 BUILT
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Lake in the Hills - IL
Posts: 8,034
1320 BUILT
 
SRT41320's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Lake in the Hills - IL
Posts: 8,034
Casino cash: $17571078
1.80 per day
Default

summer of 1993
1989 international cab-over with C-16 CAT and super-10 10spd tranny

either hwy 12 or 14...just as you get into WI

my old man decided it was time i learned how to drive a semi on the road (mainly since i was big enough to reach the pedals and wouldnt stop begging) pulled out of the rest area back onto the highway and guess who pulled up next to us....WI state police - didnt event look twice at me, just kept driving - i almost shat my pants...that was the first time i drove on a public road...good times! i plan on teaching my kid someday when he's big enough too
SRT41320 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-14-2010, 12:25 AM   #23
Importsnrice's Avatar
The tech kid!!
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Hoffman Estates
Posts: 862
The tech kid!!
 
Importsnrice's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Hoffman Estates
Posts: 862
Casino cash: $4647812
0.23 per day
Default

Think it was 13? I finally convinced my uncle to let me drive the Prelude cause I wanted to show him how "easy" it was to drive stick since he said I couldn't drive the car. EPIC FAIL. Although I didn't do too bad after I finally got it moving in 1st after 10 stalls and it jerking crazy lol.

14 My dad let me drive his Mazda from Chicago back to Hoffman on the highway. I did good but I was scared as Sh*t the whole way thinking "how the F do people drive this fast on a highway?" I was only going like 65 lol. BTW my dad was obviously in the car. Now when I think about it, it was a fucken stupid idea on his part
__________________
1994 Toyota Supra:
XSPower T61

95 Talon TSi AWD:
Winter car
Importsnrice is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-10-2010, 09:02 PM   #24
KnightFan26917's Avatar
Old Cars, Strong Hearts
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Elgin IL
Posts: 1,132
Old Cars, Strong Hearts
 
KnightFan26917's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Elgin IL
Posts: 1,132
Casino cash: $5344900
0.30 per day
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by SRT41320 View Post
my old man decided it was time i learned how to drive a semi on the road (mainly since i was big enough to reach the pedals and wouldnt stop begging) pulled out of the rest area back onto the highway and guess who pulled up next to us....WI state police - didnt event look twice at me, just kept driving - i almost shat my pants...that was the first time i drove on a public road...good times!
I presume the rest of the drive was uneventful, but what a way to kick off the first driving experience...lol.



Quote:
Originally Posted by Importsnrice View Post
I did good but I was scared as Sh*t the whole way thinking "how the F do people drive this fast on a highway?" I was only going like 65 lol.
Heh ... I remember having a similar thought, but now ... I get antsy when people go slower than the speed limit ... and I'm stuck behind them.



Cort | 37.m.IL.pigValve.pacemaker | 5 Monte Carlos + 1 Caprice Classic |
MCs.CC + CHD.models.HO.legos.RadioShows + RoadTrips.us66 = http://www.chevyasylum.com/cort
"You really don't remember" ... Laura Branigan ... 'Gloria'
KnightFan26917 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-10-2010, 09:38 PM   #25
hellraiser319's Avatar
Hellraising since 1986
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: West Bend, WI
Posts: 1,324
Hellraising since 1986
 
hellraiser319's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: West Bend, WI
Posts: 1,324
Casino cash: $5568068
0.39 per day
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Chrisco View Post
First time... I was 4 or 5. Mom left me in the car, with it running, while she was bringing groceries in. I climbed over to the driver's seat and put it in gear... straight through the garage door. Good start, if I do say so myself
My brother did something similar. 84 Suburban C20, 7.4l 4bbl, that thing sounded sweet. Anywho, my brother was about 2, my dad had the key on for the radio to play, he was doing horse stuff at the stable (Lucky Lass on 95th and ?, i don't remember, its condos now) My brother crawled in, across the seat, took it out of park, and truck started rolling down the slope it was on toward a horse corral. My dad always said that's the fastest hes ever run..lol
hellraiser319 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:38 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.1
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.0
User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging v3.0.6 (Lite) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
no new posts