Stories of cars or owners.

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  1. BannedByAndroid

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    Erm... this is a story about a person, so why tho.
     
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    1999 Ford Taurus. It was an decent car for the family, and apparently was able to survive all these years, even with the very few issues it survived well and is still owned currently right now.
    NEW STORY: Vaska Medved
    In 1957, after graduation, he was looking for his own personal car. 1 week later, and he decided to buy an Volga GAZ-21 First Series sedan. It was an good car in his eyes, yet it didn't survive so long, after an big snowstorm injuring the car's engine, and being unable to be used any more. He then decided to get an...
     
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    Moskvich 407. It was a reliable car. He kept this car until 1973, when he get..
     
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    A 1969 Chevrolet Impala Sedan, he found it being sold for a cheap price, seeing as the car standed out from the rest, he bought it, he installed a roof rack, tow hitch and repainted it to black, because he didnt care for the car as much, the car quickly accumulated alot of dents until in 1979, it met its fate where it got torched by local thugs, he sold the remnants and bought a...
     
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    1946 De Soto Sky View. After moving to the US (location currently is Birmingham, Alabama), he needed an nice, classic vehicle. The Sky View fitted his pleasures, even after his days with his Communist Volga and Moskvich. In 1984, his car was worn out, and no longer could drive. He then got an Cadillac...
     
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    He got a 1978 Cadillac Eldorado, the car caught his eye when he was looking for a nice luxury car, upon buying it, he felt powerful driving it around, however, he was unhappy with the sluggishness of the car, so he changed the exhausts for straight pipes and replaced the carburetor, in 1988, he left Alabama and went back to East Europe, he brought the Cadillac with him, upon arrival, he realized the car was too large, it was reliable and decent but it was gas thirsty, he sold the car and bought a 1984...
     
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    Lada Samara. It was an okay car, but it served it's purpose well. In 1991, he decided that he needed to leave his country again. He couldn't bring his Samara sadly, as the car couldn't survive the trip. After arriving to Hachinohe, Japan, he then got an 1989 Toyota...
     
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    Crown Royal Saloon. He bought the car in blue and it's equipped with all of the features. He loved the car.
    However, in July 22, 1992, when he is driving on the highway, a Nissan Cefiro crashed his car and he was badly hurt. Sadly, he passed away 2 days later. His car was later scrapped.

    NEW STORY: Martin Chung
    Born in Hong Kong in 1974, he was later moved to Singapore in 1976 when his father, a company employee, was posted to there.
    When he was 18, he bought a used 1988 Nissan Sunny as his first car. He used it for 2 years, before he went to United Kingdom to study law. Later, when he have arrived at the United Kingdom, he bought a Vauxhall...
     
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    Nova 1.3. It was a second-hand example from 1984 with 123858km passed. He used that car during the studies. He finished studies in 1995, and he got a job a few months later, in January 1996. After 8 months of working, he collected significant money for a new car. He decided to buy brand new 1996 Renault...
     
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    ... Clio. It was quite small, but its size was good enough, and it was in a high trim version.
    The car served him for 5 years, but in 2001,Mr. Chung decided he needed a new car and bought a...
     
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    ...Mazda 626. He bought it due to the dealership have launched a year-end stock clearance before the launch of the new model in 2002 (Mazda 6). It's a high spec model, with all of the bells and whistles. He liked the cars reliability, and so, in 2005, he bought another new Mazda, this time a...
     
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    ... Mazda 6 diesel estate.

    For the first few years, it was quite a good family car, with not bad handling.

    However, in 2010, the engine suffered from expensive problems. It got fixed, but that was one of the factors contributing to the Mazda being replaced in 2011 with a...
     
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    Silver Škoda Octavia Combi 1.9 TDI. Mr Chung decided to buy Škoda on friend's recommendation. Škoda was very quality and reliable car. He had this car until 2017 when he wanted to swap the Škoda with something more modern. He bought a...
     
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    ...black Tesla Model 3 as an upgrade. Even the reviews of the Tesla Model 3 is bad, he still liked the car as it was surprisingly durable. Even it's an electric car, he still drives it everyday, since his place have easy access to a Tesla Supercharger charging station.

    NEW STORY: 1982 Mazda RX-7 FB
    Joe Walter, a Canadian teacher and Mazda enthusiast, bought a beige 1982 Mazda RX-7 as his daily driver. The car is fast and smooth, even it costs him a worth of money to maintain it.
    10 years later in 1992, he suffered from lung cancer due to years of smoking, and to cover his medical fees, he sold the RX-7 to a dealership. Then, the car was sold to a 19-year old girl named...
     
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    Melinda Johnson.

    She wanted a cheap sports car, but the Mazda soon turned out to be a bit attentive in regards to drivetrain care and rust.
    Still, she kept the RX-7 for 3 years, after which it was replaced with a 1979 Firebird Trans Am. The Mazda was sold to...
     
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    Jeremy Clarkson's Canadian cousin, Joe Clarkson, a street racer. He wanted to upgrade the car as his next racecar, but 2 days after the purchase, he was arrested by the cops, and all his cars were impounded. The car was later auctioned off by the police in December 1995, and was sold to...
     
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    ...Mick Newarton, who wanted a cheap sports car.

    However, he did not have the money to take proper care of it, and the car started detetoriating. In a few years, it had Bondo covering up rust spots and was emitting a bit of blue smoke.

    Finally, during the winter of 1999, the car's rotors froze up. The engine started, but barely ran, and it was slower than a Chevette.

    Mr. Newarton, upon hearing the rebuild cost quote (a bit above the value of a decent, non-bondoed RX-7) from the local mechanic, decided to put the car up for sale. It started at $1000, but he kept lowering it. Finally, when he was about to give up and scrap the car, it went for $400 to....
     
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    Randy McCollum, owner of a car scrapyard. He had around 60 cars there and Mazda was his latest addition. Mazda stood on scrapyard for 5 years, exposed to all weather conditions. However, in 2004 Randy decided to dismantle the Mazda for valuable parts. After dismantling, he found out that the shell of a car is so rusted, and that is completely unusable. He stored parts in garage, and scrapped the bidy shell of Mazda.
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    Stevan Nenadović bought a 1979 Fiat Ritmo in Belgrade, Yugoslavia. Most of people at that time had domestically produced car, and Stevan was an exception, so his friends admired to his car, because it was rarity. He owned the Fiat Ritmo until 1987 when swapped it to...
     
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    ...a 1982 BMW 318i. The Beemer is reliable, and roomy. But in 1991, when the Yugoslav Wars happened, he fled from his home to run from the war and moved to Munich, Germany, with his BMW. At the same year, he bought a 1982 VW...
     
  20. MrAnnoyingDude

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    (Just BTW, a story should start when somebody gets their first car)

    ...Jetta. He quite like that German sedan, but it wasn't as sporty as the BMW, and the lower quality was noticeable.

    After 5 years, he went back to owning a Bimmer by buying a...
     
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