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Posted By: Rick Thompson
Posted On: Tuesday March 12, 2019 at 5:04 PM
My folks' '59 Chevy Kingswood station wagon, Satin Beige over
Gothic Gold. Got my license on my 16th b'day in 1960, just as soon as they'd let me get one!

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What were you driving in 1960? by John Bono #41196
An Air Force Jeep pedal car. My Dad was driving a black with creme top 1953 Ford Victoria. (EOM) by Gary Rockwood #41196.1
Back in the early '60s, a buddy had a Buick powered '53 Victoria in that color combo. (EOM) by John Bono #41196.1.1
My bike - didn't get a license until '62. (EOM) by steve kiraly #41196.2
Me too (EOM) by Ron Dietrich #41196.2.1
60 Ford Sunliner (EOM) by George Burgess #41196.3
George, what color was it? (EOM) by John Bono #41196.3.1
Monte Carlo Red with a white top (EOM) by George Burgess #41196.3.1.1
PIC: Here you go..... by John Bono #41196.
Wow...that's a beauty! Seems so odd to me to see RHD on such a car. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #41196.
Boy I missed that....gotta find another pic. (EOM) by John Bono #41196.
Here you go again.... by John Bono #41196.
I was driving my running shoes. I got my first pedal bike in '61; a Raleigh Blackhawk. by Jack Dodds #41196.4
A previous life? I wasn't born until 1966. (EOM) by Robert Bolin #41196.5
Robert, I have underwear older than you. (EOM) by John Bono #41196.5.1
Oh man...I hope your wife has a looong stick on laundry day! Lol (EOM) by Jack Dodds #41196.5.1.1
LOL.....I have them along time doesn't mean I'm wearing the same underwear for a long time....lol. (EOM) by John Bono #41196.
Sorry sir; I just assumed you turned them inside out at the half way mark. Moving right along.... (EOM) by Jack Dodds #41196.
Thanks for the tip.....lol. (EOM) by John Bono #41196.
*** Tri Cycle *** (EOM) by Dennis Mong #41196.6
+1 (EOM) by Ed Glorius #41196.6.1
Basically I was driving my mother mad. (EOM) by John Roberts #41196.7
Lol. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #41196.7.1
+1. (EOM) by Brian Cox #41196.7.1.1
LOL.....Most of us were driving our Mom's crazy growing up. (EOM) by John Bono #41196.7.2
Yeap ... That was me ... Teach her to name a boy Dennis ( Dennis tha Menace ) Still haunts her today (EOM) by Dennis Mong #41196.7.2.1
LOL! (EOM) by John Bono #41196.
Did you by chance have a neighbor named Mr. Wilson? (EOM) by Jack Dodds #41196.
*** I did *** At 1 time in my life when I was just a wee lad no taller than a grasshopper ... (EOM) by Dennis Mong #41196.
My folks' '59 Chevy Kingswood station wagon, Satin Beige over by Rick Thompson #41196.8
PIC: Rick I found this Parkwood in gold & beige, close enough? by John Bono #41196.8.1
Pretty darn close, John! Add a V to the hood for the 283 and make it by Rick Thompson #41196.8.1.1
1951 Cadillac 60S by Joe Malaney #41196.9
The photo was taken in Utah. I was stationed at Hill AFB at the time. (EOM) by Joe Malaney #41196.9.1
Nice looking Caddy. Did the guard at the gate salute you when you drove past? (EOM) by John Bono #41196.9.1.1
Nope! At the time I was an Airman 1st class. Most of my peers were driving by Joe Malaney #41196.
Gotta love those chrome laden '58s. (EOM) by John Bono #41196.
1950 Lincoln Cosmopolitan and now I wish I had a picture but by Don Anderson #41196.9.2
Don, what color and how many doors? I may be able to come up with a picture. (EOM) by John Bono #41196.9.2.1
I have a brother-in-law who worked at Hill. They've lived there since somthing like 1962 or 64 and by Duncan Pohl #41196.9.3
My first car. (PIC) As a graduation present (B.S.), I received my dad's by David Holcombe #41196.10
This car was popular for customizing/hot rodding in my area. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #41196.10.1
I just found one that has been hot-rodded, but looks mosttly like by David Holcombe #41196.10.1.1
A long time fan of the GM fastback from that era. (EOM) by John Bono #41196.10.2
1960 driver by Alan Dinsmore #41196.10.3
Gotta love a bug. (EOM) by John Bono #41196.10.3.1
Smart choice for a male's 1st. car; gutless and the worse you could do is turtle it. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #41196.10.3.2
Still on a very worn out bicycle, got a license in ‘61. by David Vandermeer #41196.10.4
Schwinn Corvette II (EOM) by Sal Lomma #41196.11
Nothing but my bicycle and a pogo stick. I was just 12 years old. (EOM) by Bruce Gibbins #41196.12
Wasn't born yet. (EOM) by Brian Cox #41196.13
Wide range of age groups on this site. (EOM) by John Bono #41196.13.1
Pic: Mom's 1950-1 Austin A 40. When she was not looking, middle of the night, or for test ride by Bruce Parsons #41196.14
Cool looking Austin....had to be super rare here in the US. I would also sneak the family Ford...... by John Bono #41196.14.1
Pic. Here, Bruce, is a pic of my fathers 1950 Austin A40 Devon. The car was in my grandfathers by Bruce Gibbins #41196.14.2
Pic: My fathers car, A90, never did get it running and a divorce made it go away. by Bruce Parsons #41196.14.2.1
These were odd looking but kinda cool. Many of them in my area back in the 50-60s era. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #41196.
Bruce, when you described your past muscle car antics, I feel sorry for the flogged Austin A-40. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #41196.14.3
Schwinn Varsity 10-speed (EOM) by David Angeloni #41196.15
A bicycle. I was 9 in 1960. Didn’t drive until I was 12. (EOM) by Tim Kubiak #41196.16
I started at 12 too. Lived on a farm so tractor, pickup then snuck out the old man's Poncho. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #41196.16.1
I got my first 26" bike that year. I was 8. I had to jump off before it would fall over. (EOM) by John Kuvakas #41196.17Moderator
1960? I didn't start driving until the 80's... (EOM) by Christopher Moroni #41196.18
'56 Chevy 210, 265 2bbl, Powerglide. (EOM) by Jim Schultz #41196.19
I had a '55 210 but not until '62. (EOM) by John Bono #41196.19.1
(pics) First car - '46 Plymouth coupe, 2nd car - '53 Plymouth Belvedere. by Frank Kocour #41196.20
Gotta love it when the radio works...a good look'n couple btw. (EOM) by John Bono #41196.20.1
The Belvedere 2drht. is a cool looking car! Not many survived. The by Jack Dodds #41196.20.2
Nope. I don't think anything ever towed it. It was just . . . there, LOL. (EOM) by Frank Kocour #41196.20.2.1
1958 Ford Skyliner Retractable Convertible by Bill Juffernbruch #41196.21
Any issues with the top? (EOM) by John Bono #41196.21.1
No issues with the top, the Ford died at an early age because of rust. (EOM) by Bill Juffernbruch #41196.21.1.1
Yes, rust was a major problem back then. (EOM) by John Bono #41196.
nothing......I was still in fluidic state.... (EOM) by Joop Gisbers #41196.22
Lol. Too much information Joop. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #41196.22.1
My Vespa motor scooter and Dad's '56 Buick. (EOM) by Jerry Gorsuch #41196.23

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