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If you could have one vehicle from each of the "Big 3" ... GM, Ford, Chrysler ... what would it be?


1975 Caprice Classic convertible (spring/summer/fall "fun" car)

1996 Thunderbird (summer daily driver)

2010 Ram regular cab (winter daily driver)

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If I limit it to late model (last decade), here is what I would go with:

Chrysler: 2010 Dodge Challenger R/T (weekend fun)

Ford: 2011 Ford Mustang GT convertible (weekend fun, sunny weather)

GM: 2010 Cadillac CTS (commuter car)

too many choices if I include older cars.

If I expand it to what I would fill a large garage/barn with, I'd add these:

Chrysler: '06-07 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon, '11 Grand Cherokee Overland

Ford: '03-10 Crown Vic PI, '03-04 Mercury Marauder, '03-08 Lincoln Town Car, '08 Mustang 'Bullitt', '06 Ford GT

GM: '09 Pontiac G8 GXP, '10 Camaro SS, '11 Caddy CTS-v coupe

All would make good daily drivers and some definitely weekend fun vehicles.

plus some oldies.

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Chevrolet Corvette - 90% of the time daily driver April -> November

Ford Taurus SHO - The rest of the time

Jeep Commander - transport stuff i don't want to use the others for (mountain bikes, snowboarding, home stuff etc).

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So hard to pick only 1 from each of the big 3, however off the top of my head...

1967 Olds 442

1958 Plymouth Belvedere 2 door hardtop

1990-92? Lincoln Mark VII LSC in black.

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1967 Corvette L88

1997-2003 F150 Lightning

any late model Jeep Wrangler 2dr

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1970 El Camino SS454 LS6 manual

Ford GT

1971 Hemicuda vert manual

I tend to dream big.

But what will you push snow with? :scratchchin::smilewide::duck:

Camino I'm not picking on ya I like the choices but the poll was if you could have only THREE vehicles

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GM - 1993 Geo Metro LXI

Ford - 2004 Mercury Marauder

Chrysler - 2010 RAM 3500 SLT MEGA CAB® 4X2 6'4" BOX Big Horn


AMC- 1970 Rebel Station Wagon 390cid/325HP 4spd (I know I'm cheating but I gotta have a Wagon :neenerneener: )

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Actually, most LS6 cars were manuals. But an LS6 El Camino is hyper-rare no matter the transmission. The Caminos and the convertibles were the rarest of the LS6 pack.

Shhhhhhhhhhhh ... Actually here I thought someone said 1970 El Camino SS454 LS6 manual not Chevelle.

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If I had to choose:

Ford Mercury Lincoln:

1961-1966 Thunderbird

1978-1981, 1989-1992 Mercury Cougar

1977-1979 ,1987-1989, 2003-present Lincoln Town Car

1976-1979 Lincoln Mark IV and V, 1993-1997 Lincoln Mark VIII

1976-1977,1985-1988, 1995-1997 Mercury Grand Marquis


Too many to list


1960's Imperial

1974-1975 Imperial

1980-1981 Imperial

1990-1993 Imperial

1979-1981 New Yorker

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  • 2 weeks later...


I got it now...oops

1970 Olds 88 Royale w/ police equiptment

1966 Ford Thunderbird

1956 Imperial

Thats better.


No worries ... I like those choices.....

BTW ... changing my 3rd choice from the 2010 Ram to a Grand Cherokee! And, for the record, my 3 choices [all of which have NO connection to FWD] ... are assuming I have NO other cars. That's right ... *gasp* ... I would not have a Monte Carlo.

But I'm not sure I could limit myself to just 3 cars...lol.

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