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How many of you were lucky enough to have a Camaro as your first car?

I learned to drive with a 94 Ford Taurus, but my first car was 89 IROC. 5.7 with t-tops. I regret selling it to this day. It sure was a lot of fun.



When I was really young, I remember seeing cars that the windows "rolled into the roof". I never understood how that worked. I supposedly told my babysitter that I wanted a red Camaro convertible (this was around 87). In the spring of '99, I started looking for any 3rd generation Camaro with t-tops. I found a really clean 88 at a local used car dealer. Red with silver ground effects. It was a 2.8 5 speed. I wanted it SOOOOO bad, but then I started learning more about the IROC's. At first, I didn't care if it was a 305 L03 (or was it LG4?) with 140hp or the "monster" L98/B2L with 220hp, I just wanted an IROC. Then after becoming addicted to CamaroZ28.com, I realized nothing less than the 5.7 would satisfy me. It was September of '99 when I was about an hour away from home and I saw it. I was in love with this black IROC. It was a hassle to get it bought, and my Uncle had to drive it home (my mom wouldn't let me drive it that far - she thought I'd kill myself). I was disappointed at first because it wouldn't start back up once it was in the driveway. After some messing around, it seemed there was a vacuum leak when you'd leave the heater on and turn the car off. If you always turned the heater off, it would be fine. I never figured out the problem. Many many many other memories from that car, but I won't bore you all with them!

I then went through cars in this order...

93 Mustang GT
01 Z28
00 Camaro SS
94 Grand Cherokee
97 Tahoe
91 Z28
02 Cougar
and my current car, 05 GTO

I remember checking out a brand new Bright Rally Red 2000 SS at the local Chevy dealer in the spring of 2000. I thought I was so cool pulling in there with my IROC. I tried to get a test drive by telling them my parents would buy me a SS if I started with my IROC. It didn't work, but I did walk out of there with a brochure (that I still have).

Ordering a new SS is going to be a dream that I never thought possible.

How about your stories?
 

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I wish My first car had been a Camaro... I have never even driven a Camaro, or anything even close to that performance level, which drives me crazy.

I learned to drive on an '02 Chrysler Neon, my first car was a '92 Dodge Spirit, then I had a '95 Talon, and now I have my '02 Buick Rendezvous.

I am itching so hard for my 2010 Camaro SS...
 

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This was my first car. 82 Berlinetta with 305ci. It had a cam, intak, carb and a few other things. It was painted when I was in auto shop class.

 

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This was my first car. 82 Berlinetta with 305ci. It had a cam, intak, carb and a few other things. It was painted when I was in auto shop class.
Sweet! I went through a very brief Berlinetta obsession. I wanted that digital dash!
 

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Learned to drive on a 68 Olds with a 455. It was my mom's car. She is 4'9 and it had electric seats so she could reach the pedals. After I discovered "power braking", my uncle gave (for $500) a 1972 F**d Galaxie 500, 4 door, cop looking family sedan with a 351 Windsor (with no guts).

the first car I bought was a 69 Camaro. Sold it :BangHead::BangHead::BangHead::BangHead::BangHead:.

I have had several cars, but I am looking forward to my next camaro!
 

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I've have read this website for about a year, but this the first time I posted.

My first car was 1980 Berlinetta, I bought it when I was 15yrs old. paid $800 it had blown rear end, put on in from the junky yard. It was real ratty peice of crap but I loved, it had over 200k on it when I sold it, since then i've owned 1973 camaro LT, 92' RS which I sold to my little sister (and she loves it) and now I own a 99'z28
 

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my first car is a 1999 v6 y87 Camaro in light pewter metallic... i love it lol, nothin is better then cruising with the tops off during the summer :D
 

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I've have read this website for about a year, but this the first time I posted.

My first car was 1980 Berlinetta, I bought it when I was 15yrs old. paid $800 it had blown rear end, put on in from the junky yard. It was real ratty peice of crap but I loved, it had over 200k on it when I sold it, since then i've owned 1973 camaro LT, 92' RS which I sold to my little sister (and she loves it) and now I own a 99'z28
Welcome to the forums, feel free to join in.:hello:
 

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my first car was a '69 Camaro...I6 powerglide...with lots of bondo.:rolleyes:
 

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My first car was my 2000 camaro v6...bought it in 2004 and was a dam amazing car for my first and I loved it up to its sad ending in a wreck that I lost her :( I miss her allot to the wreck was last December 2007...dumb idiot cut off etc...anyways.




Now I have the Firebird as a replacement, I hope the first car i buy myself will be a 5th Gen. :)
 

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Cars from start to present day.....and I know I missed a few -

1978 Vw Scirocco
1981 VW Rabbit
1982 Dodge Mirada
1985 Dodge Charger
1975 Ford Mustang
1984 VW GTI
1982 Chevy Chevette
1985 AMC Alliance
1986 Mercury XR3
1985 Honda V30 Magna
199? Geo Metro
1989 Olds Cutlass Ciera
1991 Chysler New Yorker
1990 Chevy Corsica
1983 VW Rabbit Diesel
1984 VW Rabbit Diesel
1992 Plymouth Caravelle
1994 GMC Jimmy
1994 Dodge Dakota
1996 Pontiac Grand am
2000 Pontiac Grand am GT
1999 Silverado
2001 Silverado
1997 Chevy Blazer
2003 Dodge Grand Caravan
1996 Tahoe
2001 Tahoe
2003 VW GTI
2002 Kia Sedona
 

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My first car was Camaro.

1981 Camaro. Orange with tan interior. Took the V6 out and swapped in a 350.

I can't express how much fun I had in that car. I used to put close to 1000 miles every week on it cruising the local strip and nearby towns.
 

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I still have my first car. It's a 1992 Firebird with the ho-hummish 5.0L TBI engine in it :).

Now, the first car I ever DROVE was my dads 1996 Impala SS, which has the 5.7L engine in it. That car (or should I say boat?) is wicked FAST!
 

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My first car was a truck. A 1993 Ford Ranger. No pics and not worth the space.

My second car was a brand new 2000 Vsux Mustang.


Then I got this:



Im waiting for the next to be the official jump over to the GM side. Lol.
 

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My first car was a 1976 Nova, with a six-cylinder. and Turbo 350 trans. My 1967 Camaro was car number 3. The two 1968's I recently purchased were number 11.499999987 :rolleyes:
 

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My first was the Camaro's oft less known stable mate 73 Nova. I6 Powerglide.

Then my 69 Nova, a 90 Mitsubishi mightmax pick up, yada yada yada etc.
My first Camaro was my Z in 01. Until then I was stuck on small blocks and Nova's. I remember thinking my 406'd Nova would smoke a LS1. Boy was I wrong. I went from a 70 Nova with a 406 with 2.02 heads shaved, forged pistons, 292 cam, vic Jr intake, 750 holley that got like 5 miles to the gallon with no AC and turning high 13's low 14's to a stock 1SC Z28 that got 28 mpg with the air on with a slowest time of 13.7 100% stock. No wonder I have become an LS fanatic.
 
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