The Car Hoarding thread

Discussion in 'The Wood Pile' started by Deadwood, Oct 12, 2017.

  1. Deadwood

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    Not bad, eh?[​IMG]
     
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  2. Midwinter

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    Is that a Volvo wagon?
     
  3. Deadwood

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    Indeed!
     
  4. Midwinter

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    Love those 240's! Many happy memories. I won't elaborate.
     
  5. Deadwood

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    "The Volvo Hotel" :rofl: :lol:
     
  6. Eric VW

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    Don’t have to....:whistle: Kinda like opening the corner of the bag that contains the feline, tho.
    :D
     
  7. Midwinter

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    It was the classic hand me down car, from affluent suburban parents to teenage children, in my neck of the woods
    (greater Washington DC).
     
  8. Deadwood

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    I loved this car, but sold it. I'd love to find another one here in Iowa -- I'd drive it daily.
     
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    They were considered the "spacious stationwagon with a turbo". I don't know about you all but stories came out of these cars. 16 was a great year for me. My dad and I were doing more drivers ed. It was my turn to drive to Iowa. We're in Montana just finished getting some gas if I recall,My grandma is in the back asleep(her car)... my dad goes quietly "you're gonna make a left turn, onto the freeway ramp and you're gonna put the petal on the floor" well the next stop was a...shorter one. :D:wacky:
     
  10. Deadwood

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    These cars typically have good backstories! And if not, we'll circle the campfire and create one that fits, right?
     
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    Now thats how you load a car!
     
  12. Backwoods Savage

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    Looks like a good trailer hitch. Could you load both car and trailer?
     
  13. Deadwood

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    It *can* be done, but there's a high chance the load would be too much for the 30yo engine + tranny. I'd rather make a few more trips or involve the BIL and his truck.
     
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    The"No-Tell"......Volvo Hotel
     
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    And you thought I was hauling firewood! Ha!! Just needed winter traction for the RWD on my wagon!

    Uf da!
     
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    A bit early for worrying about winter traction, eh?
     
  17. bogydave

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    A "Headlights pointing at the moon " load.
    "Don't mind the mule, load the wagon"
    :yes:
     
  18. Deadwood

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    You win.
     
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    After reading the title, I clicked thinking I was gonna see garages packed full of old muscle cars...:picard:
     
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    I Love it!

    I transported a full grown Ram sheep in the back of a Ford Focus once, which is quite the story in itself.