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    Thread: What Car Did you drive/daily on Sept 11 2001

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      09-12-2019 07:04 AM #76
      Nothing, 9/11 was my second day of college in the East Village

      Technically I think I had a '95 Maxima SE at home but my parents were really restrictive on letting me keep it out.

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      1988 Scirocco 16V(White), 1988 Scirocco 16V(Red)
      09-12-2019 07:06 AM #77
      1988 VW Scirocco, still got it. Undergoing a rebuild.

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      09-12-2019 07:49 AM #78
      1989 Golf Wolfsburg Edition(not my photo)

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      09-12-2019 08:04 AM #79
      00 jeep and corrado (was in ca, pic in fl few years later)


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      09-12-2019 08:10 AM #80
      Was into my 2nd week of high school so I wasn’t driving yet. But I was dropped off by my dad who had gotten a 2001 A6 Avant just a couple weeks prior.

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      09-12-2019 08:15 AM #81
      I alternated between these two:

      '90


      '98

      Carz: allpic My 3 C's- Challenger, Camaro & Corrado -*Dusk Edition SS-*Group-*Challenger RT
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      G stands for GRENADE, 60 stands for what the tach says when it happens!.."Here"

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      09-12-2019 08:16 AM #82
      I was driving a '94 Taurus SHO 5sp in blue/gray as my DD. I also had an '95 Integra GS-R and a '85 Honda VFR750 Interceptor in the garage plus a 2001 Oddy on order.

      I remember the day well, I was driving 4 hours to Douglasville, GA to visit a SHO repair guru (Doug Lewis at FPS) for a valve job, tune, SFC, big brake kit, exhaust. I listened to all the day's events on the radio, 4 hrs there and 4 hours back in a rental.

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      09-12-2019 08:18 AM #83
      I remember driving to class in Boulder CO. The radio on and heard the DJ start speaking about the towers....."no way" I thought to myself. Left class, found a TV and was in complete shock....

      I miss this car (even though I have one almost identical.....but faster....)
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      09-12-2019 08:23 AM #84
      It was my 1st week away at grad school. Had turned in my Company car and bought a brand new base stick shift 2001 Golf.

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      09-12-2019 08:30 AM #85
      Quote Originally Posted by the1lock View Post
      1988 VW Scirocco, still got it. Undergoing a rebuild.

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      You should make a thread and keep us posted. Only 6 posts...so you've been lurking since '04?
      Carz: allpic My 3 C's- Challenger, Camaro & Corrado -*Dusk Edition SS-*Group-*Challenger RT
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      G stands for GRENADE, 60 stands for what the tach says when it happens!.."Here"

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      09-12-2019 08:42 AM #86
      1986 BMW 325i
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      09-12-2019 08:47 AM #87
      Mk. IV 2001 GTI GLX. Very bland car compared to my '87 GTI 16v. Got rid of it for a CPO 2003 Audi A4 Avant.

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      1996 Saab 9000 CSE Turbo - Loved that car.



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      09-12-2019 10:26 AM #89
      1993 Mazda MX-6 in periwinkle with a 5-speed. Was a great college car to bomb home on the weekends - carried a surprising amount of cargo space, great fuel economy, fun to drive, reliable.
      Last edited by oidoglr; 09-12-2019 at 10:31 AM.

    16. 09-12-2019 10:43 AM #90
      I was dailying an '86 Saab 900t:


      (old torn pic found in bottom of a toolbox)

      But when I learned of the tragedy,
      I was driving a work truck:



      At the time I was a route sales rep for FritoLay.

      I heard the news word-of-mouth from a manager at a Dollar General store that I'd just arrived at.

      I then had to continue on with my route and I was glued to the radio.
      At every stop I made, people were talking about it.

      I didn't see the tv footage until much later that day.

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      09-12-2019 11:22 AM #91
      I had just gotten my license in June of that year meaning I would have been rocking a totally clapped out 1990 XJ. Was in second period study hall when our principal came over the loud speaker and told everyone.
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      Well, then, I'm here to "ruin" the vortex for you. I'm sorry you hate fun.
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      09-12-2019 11:24 AM #92
      Lots of VWs here, I'll add another. 1997 Jetta GL, in green. The first car I bought on my own.
      Dan
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      09-12-2019 11:32 AM #93
      a bike, I was 15

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      09-12-2019 12:05 PM #94
      I was driving a 1997 GTI vr6, still driving that same car today.
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      09-12-2019 01:25 PM #95
      I was in middle school at the time but I remember listening to the news on the radio as my dad was dropping me off in the morning. We had a '95 Corolla sedan at the time.

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      09-12-2019 01:43 PM #96
      I was headed to downtown Chicago to the office. As i left the train station I saw on tv when the second plane hit, i saw it on the big screens they had up as i walked through the station. I knew from the moment the first plane hit that it was a terrorist attack. I remember walking to the office (State of Illinois Building) and it was a massive stream of people headed TO the station, almost no one walking into the city.

      Got there and was told city was basically closing down, and the building was considered a threat risk, so walked back to the trains.

      Normally the trains run schedules - some are express, some skip entire zones - so you need to check to see if your stop is on that train's schedule. Well the station was crammed with people, every train was running every stop, and every seat and every place in the isles of the train were filled. Conductors were not checking tickets, they were trying to get as many humans out as possible. Normally when people are that crammed in its arguing and fighting - there was none of that...just shock. Back then it wasn't like today's spartphones, so we weren't really getting much updates while the trains slowly chugged along their lines.

      I remember thinking that was just a taste of what Paris must have been like in 1940 when news came that the French army has been outmaneuvered and the Germans were about to occupy the city. Seeing the masses of people crammed together, desperate to escape.

      I remember my anger and desire for vengeance. Work was cancelled for the next couple of days and when i did finally get back, I had to go to Federal court, and i remember seeing national guard, APC's and barriers up all around the federal buildings. Security went from waving me past to a military style checkpoint. It was all surreal.

      As to the OP's question, I had a 1999.5 Audi A4 Quattro and a 1994 Miata. Miata was the daily, but was so fun i eventually sold the A4 and went YOLO on the Miata (full Flyin Miata everything).

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      09-12-2019 02:20 PM #97
      no pictures readily available.

      But, i had a Red 1995 Chevy S10 pickup and my wife's Red 1998 VW Cabrio.
      2017 DBP Golf R
      2016 Moonlight Blue Pearl Touareg

      Previous '13 CSG GTI Wolfsburg - '11 Routan SE/RSE - '08 CW R32 # 154 (Traded in 5-29-13) - '02 Passat Wagon - '67 Beetle

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      09-12-2019 02:31 PM #98
      I was in NY | 9 Years Old | 4th Grade | Mrs. Routh's Class

      My Mom had a 2001 Land Rover Discovery SE
      My Dad had a 2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS

    25. 09-12-2019 02:42 PM #99
      I had just picked up a 2002 WRX the week prior.

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      09-12-2019 02:49 PM #100
      2000 Pontiac Grand Prix GT

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