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Old 02-24-2021, 09:56 AM   #61
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I'm 77 and enjoying winter in Florida for the first time in many years !First old Ford was a 37 coupe that I sold when I went into the Army ! I have back problems but overall health is excellent! Still working on a 40 convertible, can't wait to be back in Maine in April !
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Old 02-24-2021, 09:57 AM   #62
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I'm only 60 My first was a 42 pickup with a 53 mercury under the hood. Back then that was the ugliest truck to all my buddies . And now they all want one. Proof that things do look better with time, like all of us.
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Old 02-24-2021, 10:05 AM   #63
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I'm 78 and need to live to 100, just to get caught up on my car projects.
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Old 02-24-2021, 10:08 AM   #64
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Man! I didn't realize I was hanging out with a bunch of old guys. I'm a lot younger (25) but, unfortunately or fortunately depending on how you look at it, I have 50 years of experience at being 25. My wife says I can't stay 25 because we have a 22 year old granddaughter. I just say "that's her problem".

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Old 02-24-2021, 10:25 AM   #65
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72 and still playin' with cars
I gotta die 5 times to finish all my projects !!!
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Old 02-24-2021, 10:28 AM   #66
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87 and still have my 34 5 window std purchased in 1950
still mech brakes, and orig lights, and

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Old 02-24-2021, 10:34 AM   #67
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HELLO....I am 71 years of age. First vehicle was a '35 Ford pickup, then a '59 Ford two door hardtop, then a '77 El Camino that I had for 29 years, sold it at Good Guys in Pleasanton, Ca. car show in 2006 to a man that lived in England and I currently drive a 2005 Dodge truck and my '36 Ford pickup.
Been driving for 55 years and only had 5 vehicles.

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Old 02-24-2021, 10:42 AM   #68
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I'm 72, my wife says 12. Pete/Ct.
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Old 02-24-2021, 11:05 AM   #69
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83 next month. Glad I rewired the 48 last year, awfully hard to get under the dash now.
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Old 02-24-2021, 11:27 AM   #70
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I am 83 , you guys in your 70s that 80 mark donít go there . Thatís when everything went to HELL for me Sunshine I
I can certainly relate to this.
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Old 02-24-2021, 11:31 AM   #71
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83 and still kicking, about most everything! First driveable car was a '37 Ford that didn't last as long as me!
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Old 02-24-2021, 11:40 AM   #72
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I'll be 78 in a few weeks and thankful I've made it this far.

The toughest part for me is getting up and down while working on these old cars.
Can't be without one though.
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Old 02-24-2021, 12:23 PM   #73
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I'd like to interject please... Many of you guys have given me hope and inspiration to keep on, keeping on. Thanks to all
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Old 02-24-2021, 12:42 PM   #74
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I’m 62. Bought my first Ford V8 about ten years ago and fell in love with that little motor. I thought the end was near for me working on project vehicles but, you guys still working on stuff in your eighties absolutely gives me hope that I may get mine done!!..... Thanks,...Mark
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Old 02-24-2021, 12:50 PM   #75
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Will turn 85 in eight days still working on my 40convt I bought in 1955 my first car was a 1941 Ford two door regards Eddie
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Old 02-24-2021, 12:57 PM   #76
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Old 02-24-2021, 02:15 PM   #77
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89 and still kickin. G.M.
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Old 02-24-2021, 03:03 PM   #78
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I'll be 77 in October. Had a 29 Sport Coupe when I was 14.
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Old 02-24-2021, 03:15 PM   #79
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Keep on keeping on Kube. Like all the cherished folks on here, we need you and your wealth of knowledge.

What number are you clocking in at?
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Old 02-24-2021, 03:31 PM   #80
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I am 82 and still coming in from my heated shop every day with greasy hands. My first car was a 39 Plymouth coupe that I dated my wife of 62 years. I still remember how nice those shifts into 3rd gear were! Then a 50 Ford and Fords ever since. She is always telling me to stop trying to act when we were in our younger years.
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