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Old 02-26-2021, 02:11 PM   #161
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Old 02-26-2021, 03:16 PM   #162
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Old 02-26-2021, 04:49 PM   #163
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Turn 64 next month. Started playing with old Fords at 21, just starting to get the hang of it!
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Old 02-26-2021, 04:49 PM   #164
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I'm 76 headed soon for 77. Graduated from Model Ts in my teens to Model As and then to the V-8 Club in 1974.
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Old 02-26-2021, 06:10 PM   #165
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I'm 74 and a couple of years older than my '48 Super Deluxe Tudor. It's not flathead powered, but an Olds with a Muncie 4-speed. I've been around flatheads all my life, tho having learned to drive in dad's '51 F1 and drove my grandad's '52 F3 quite a bit. I thought that ole 4-speed was fun, but my granny didn't like it at all. She could barely drive it! It was their only vehicle for years.

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Old 02-26-2021, 09:01 PM   #166
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Old 02-26-2021, 09:51 PM   #167
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Old 02-26-2021, 11:16 PM   #168
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Well I see we need someone who is 57 so I'll volunteer...working on cars since I was a kid, first my Dad's then mine. I grew up with my Dad's MGA's, TR3's and such in the driveway. He still comes for lunch every weekend to help and see my progress on the '49 F-47, you could add him as an associate member at 84 if you like. Having a flathead is like having 8 lawn mowers on the same crankshaft...I love it.

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Old 02-27-2021, 01:49 AM   #169
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Almost 10 years ago, in April 2010, a poll was included in a similar thread on this forum with the results as pictured. Largest group then was in their 60's.
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Old 02-27-2021, 03:01 AM   #170
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Almost 10 years ago, in April 2010, a poll was included in a similar thread on this forum with the results as pictured. Largest group then was in their 60's.
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Old 02-27-2021, 11:33 AM   #171
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Donít forget the 81 year olds in your tally
Your in there now dono50!



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As of post #168
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89 x2
88 x1
87 x4
86 x3
85 x4
84 x7
83 x5
82 x5
81◊3
80 x1
79 x3
78 x5
77 x8
76 x9
75 x7
74 x6
73 x11
72 x5
71 x2
70 x6
69 x2
68 x2
67 x1
65 x4
64 x4
63 x2
62 x4
61 x3
60 x2
58x1
57x1
55 x1
54 x3
50 x1
42x1
32 x1

9558 divided by 130 ppl = 73.5 Average


We lowered the average a little to 73 if I don't round up the tenths or hundredths.

Oldest current members to date: Lawson and G.M. at 89.
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Old 02-27-2021, 11:46 AM   #172
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Cool post, interesting stat. I’m 66. Won’t help with lowering average too much and simple add in as, I guess, I’m only one 66��
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Old 02-27-2021, 11:58 AM   #173
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I'm only 70, but want to mention my first car, at age 15, was a 31 Ford. And I drove it hard for a couple years.
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Old 02-27-2021, 01:36 PM   #174
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79 today, first flathead was a 1950 ford four door V8 in high school. Oldest 1936 5 window coupe with Mercury V8. Only flathead left is a 1950 F1 with an original 226h assembled at the Henry Ford plant in Long Beach, Calif.


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Old 02-27-2021, 01:54 PM   #175
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I am 81 and somewhat active...First car I owned 1952 Ford V8...currently have a 1936 5window coupe, have owned since 1974..
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Old 02-27-2021, 02:07 PM   #176
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Happy Birthday Bruce.
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Old 02-28-2021, 10:15 AM   #178
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As I stated in an earlier post, I turned 65 a few weeks ago . Ever since I turned 60 yrs. ago, I've been thinking that "I was getting old". However, since reading this thread I have come to realize that I am just a young wippersnapper! Thanks guys - I am now more energetic & even feel younger ! - F F
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Old 02-28-2021, 11:09 AM   #179
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As of post #168
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89 x2
88 x1
87 x4
86 x3
85 x4
84 x7
83 x5
82 x5
81◊3
80 x1
79 x3
78 x5
77 x8
76 x9
75 x7
74 x6
73 x11
72 x5
71 x2
70 x6
69 x2
68 x2
67 x1
65 x4
64 x4
63 x2
62 x4
61 x3
60 x2
58x1
57x1
55 x1
54 x3
50 x1
42x1
32 x1

9558 divided by 130 ppl = 73.5 Average


We lowered the average a little to 73 if I don't round up the tenths or hundredths.

Oldest current members to date: Lawson and G.M. at 89.
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Forgot to mention, first car was a 41 Chevy club coupe. The first “real car” was a 49 Ford flathead !
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Old 02-28-2021, 12:10 PM   #180
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Add another for 81. Age does make things more difficult and time consuming but, I can cope with that. My big problem now is the propensity to loose my tools while I am working.
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