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post #1 of 25 Old 02-06-2010, 08:32 AM Thread Starter
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What is the shortest you owed a car and what is the longest?
For me the shortest was an Eclipse had it 7 month put 3700 miles on it and traded it in on a 94 Camaro. The longest was my Lincoln Mark 8 had it 13+ years put 103,000 on it and traded it in on a Camaro.

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post #2 of 25 Old 02-06-2010, 09:28 AM
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Owned a 2002 Volvo S80 T6 and an 06 Subaru WRX STi for 2 months each and the longest I've owned a vehicle is 1.5 years and that was a lifted 2005 Chevy 2500hd.

I plan on owning my Camaro forever and hopefully passing it down through the generations...

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shortest was a Caprice that my grandparents gave me. Had it for 2 months and traded it for a 99 Firebird which was my longest...8 years, still have it


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I still have my original car so i have know shortest yet.... Right now the blazer is the longest vehicle that i have owned

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Owned or driven? My first car I technically had for 4 years before I actually drove it..but only drove it less than a year before it was totaled(so almost 5 years total). And that was a 1988 Oldsmobile Cutlass Calais.
Longest owned and driven was a 1997 Chevrolet S-10 LS at 3.5 years.



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Camaro - Longest - 3 years
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shortest: 92 Escort wagon that i inherited from my grandma. i used it for 9 months to drive back and forth to baton rouge for library school and then sold it to a friend so i could buy my Roadmaster. i definitely do not miss that Escort. that thing had NO BALLS!



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i had a 1994 Firebird Formula with 70,000 miles back in 2003 when i was 16. i had it for 2-1/2 months, then i totalled it!

i've had my 1998 Dodge Dakota since April 2004, so almost 6 years now! i bought it with 95,000 miles and it now has 144,000 miles and no major mechanical issues to date (knock on wood!)

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Shortest: 91 Z28; only had it about 3 months. I was hoping it would thrill me like my IROC did, but it did not.

Longest:93 Mustang GT; had it almost 2 years. I had a hard time selling it (not emotionally) since I had put so much money into it.

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Longest I've owned a car? 0yrs 0days 0mins 0sec.

Longest I've been in possession of a car?

Technically: 7-8 years. We still have my first car; 1996 Monte Z34 that should puke any day now. Est trade in value: a bottle cap and some lint.

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