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Old 05-08-2019, 11:05 PM
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Between snow and cold I don't drive the Dodge at all in the winter. I prefer seat heaters, Blizzaks, AWD and the all around practicality of my Sienna mini van. During Spring Summer and Fall I leave the Sienna down at my shop/office 4 miles from home, then I drive the Dodge or my bicycle to and from there. But during the day I run my errands around town in the Sienna because the Dodge is too much work. However, I look forward to my drive home after work and usually take the long way.
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Old 05-12-2019, 08:21 AM
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The '66 Caddy is my winter beater. The '48 Olds is the fair weather car - no wiper, defog, and radiator doesn't keep up after 80 degrees. The '63 F100 is any other time and if I need to haul something that won't fit in the trunk of the Caddy. If I have to. I'll borrow my wife's '11 F150 for a long haul or towing, but otherwise it's one of the oldies.
Not so current build - '29 A Rats-N-Rice. Drivers! - '48 Olds '63 F100. Pile of parts - '30 Tudor.
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Old 05-12-2019, 10:52 AM
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Location: Tome, New Mexico
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I drove my old Dodge just about every day till I broke it. Soon to be back on the road hopefully.


48 DODGE Pilot House Rat

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Old 05-13-2019, 05:36 AM
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These are some great pics of driving around. I forgot to take pics of my drive arounds this past weekend...all 60 mile round trips. I am enjoying these "drive around" scenes, hope to see more.

EDIT: Just took it to grocery store before it rains.
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Old 05-13-2019, 06:03 AM
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I drove my 440 cuda daily till I was broke...
hybrid car for sure... burned fuel & rubber a lot quicker than I could earn
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Old 05-13-2019, 07:01 AM
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Old 05-13-2019, 01:36 PM
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Location: Sherwood Park, Alberta
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I drive mine as much as possible. I used to drive it to work here and there, but with my current commute I have no interest in driving it to work, too many idiots.

If I'm going out to run errands and don't need to take one of my dailies then I take the 46. It's just so much more fun. Of course all winter it's parked, we get nasty winter and lots of salt.
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