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Which vehicle have you owned the shortest amount of time?

And...which vehicle have you owned the longest?


Shortest amount of time for me:
1997 Corsica/malibu ... just a bit over 2 years (1997-1999)

Longest amount of time for me:
1979 Monte Carlo Landau ... owned since 1992



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Had to be the poor, poor Mark VII.......


It's still sitting around, awaiting it's trip to that great 'garage in the sky'......but for all intensive purposes I drove it for about a month.....

Longest:
The Shaggin Wagon ('94 Plymouth Voyager--actually deserving of the nickname ;))

Have been driving it steady for 7yrs, since I turned 16. That will soon change though in a little bit once I score a new ride.
 

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My first car a 1957 Ford ragtop with lots of problems not disclosed by the dealer when I bought it.

Longest:

1974 Corvette roadster - 22 years.
 

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Shortest: 1984 Buick Skylark V6........4 days

A dude was selling it for $50 because it had a rod knock. I talked him down to $25 because it needed wipers. (seriously!) I was going to use it as a "cheap" commuter car, but the rod knock was pretty bad. 4 days later I put a $100 sign on the window and sold it that night. $70 profit (after wiper replacement) :D

Longest: 1993 Toyota Camry I4.......6 years and counting!

I bought this car because I needed wheels that day (just got back from oversees). Paid $4,900 in 2002 and it had 120k miles. It hasn't been perfect, but it's been good considering the thrashing I give it regularly.
- Distributor @ 170k miles -- $150
- Struts/front rotors & pads @ 150k miles -- $400
- Driver's window regulator @ 130k miles -- $60
 

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Good idea for a thread!

Shortest: Guess the Fiero... while I still technically own it (it's till in a frienmds field), I really only had it about a month.

Liongest: Probably the Tempo... I had it around 4 years. Might catch up with the Daewoo... 2 and a half years so far!
 

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Like ramjet Im only on 2 cars soo...


Longest: 1989 Mercury Tracer, 7+ years over 183,000 miles (bought at 120,000)

Purchased Oct 2000 After I turned 16
Donated Feb 2008 After the clutch went and the new car was purchased

Shortest: 2008 Saturn Astra about 8,800 miles

Purchased Jan 21, 2008 so over 7 months and still going strong
 

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Shortest: 1972 Chevy Nova. It was a rust bucket when I bought it and pretty much fell apart.

Longest: My current car is an Olds Intrigue. I've had it over 5 years and it has 199,000 miles on it.
 

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1963 Morris Major Elite = one weekend (blew up the diff & resold monday am)

1965 Buick Riviera GS = almost 9 years & 90,000 miles (sad to sell)



Thats for private cars but I once owned a used car yard and did sell a few of those within 24 hours of my purchase
 

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Shortest: 1984 BMW 316 (SEP 98 -AUG 99) Bought this beater used and it failed to pass German inspection standards without some major work. We moved onto a Mercedes beater from there.

Longest: 1990 Mitsubishi Mirage: (JUN 91 - AUG 98) Bought this former rental in Killeen, TX and kept it for over seven years until I gave it to my brother before being stationed in Germany. It was a useful hatchback that served me well for a long time. Too plain of a vehicle for me to consider owning again now. It had manual windows and no cruise control.
 

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Shortest: 2000 Olds Silhouette (11 months). Spent almost as much time at the dealer for service as in my driveway....bubye!

Longest: 1994 Saturn SL. 5 years and bulletproof, the way they used to make Saturns....sighhhhh
 

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Shortest 1990 Allante... 9 months... crashed... totalled... Used the insurance money for part of the down payment on my house. I cried (really!) when they wrote off the car...
Longest 1983 Z28... Factory ordered new... I will never sell this car. They can pry it from my cold dead hands...
 

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Only two cars...

1995 Explorer: April 2005-February 2006

2003 Maxima: January 2006-Present
 

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1989 GMC Safari SLT, 293,000 miles when sold in 2003, over 300,000 today and still truckin'!

Shortest:

Not too sure...but I think it was the Chevette. 1985 to 1990-something. It was still working when I was born since I remember riding in it a lot...but I remember that the engine blew out and it just sat in our driveway for a few years.
 
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