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Old 11-28-2021, 11:26 AM   #21
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Even if you can no longer drive or really work on them. You can still go out and enjoy your old car in the barn or garage. The two of you just sitting and enjoying each other’s presents.

Once sold or given away?

I guarantee you will go first and the Model A will live on. I’m going to keep our last one to be there for my family to say good by to.

Memories, you can’t touch.

Enjoy.
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Old 11-28-2021, 07:22 PM   #22
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I'm still riding my old right shift Triumph cycles and driving the 1931 Model A at age 75.....so this is good news
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Old 11-28-2021, 08:12 PM   #23
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I'm just getting started at 84 and 11 months
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Old 11-28-2021, 08:52 PM   #24
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I’m 87 and still drive my early ’28 open cab pickup and my later ’28 roadster. I only drive the pickup on nearby forest trails, mostly to gather firewood because I’m having trouble getting my feet on the brake and clutch pedals quickly. I still drive the roadster on back country roads as it is much easier for me to drive than the pickup.
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Old 11-28-2021, 09:55 PM   #25
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Iím 87 and still drive my early í28 open cab pickup and my later í28 roadster. I only drive the pickup on nearby forest trails, mostly to gather firewood because Iím having trouble getting my feet on the brake and clutch pedals quickly. I still drive the roadster on back country roads as it is much easier for me to drive than the pickup.
Howdy Robert, we have friends in Brenham.
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Old 11-29-2021, 01:35 AM   #26
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My give-it-up date is the day I go on the wrong side of the dirt.
But what if your driving in England for a car show?
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Old 11-29-2021, 04:27 AM   #27
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When your passengers, other drivers and/or pedestrians are at risk, you pull the plug. It isn't a month/year thing. It is a safety thing.

My uncle (macular degeneration) and my dad (cataracts) refused to give up their "right to drive" until well into their 90's. Fortunately no one was seriously hurt by either. Does your "right to drive" trump someone's "right to live"?

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Old 11-29-2021, 12:45 PM   #28
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Nice thought Dean but daily I see 30, 40 & 50 year old who should be banned from driving.
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Old 12-01-2021, 03:41 PM   #29
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Bought my first 29 coupe at 17, my second at 87. Have repkaced king pins, all new wiring and am ready for the upholstery. Just getting started.
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