Cars we’ve owned through the years…not all actual pictures!
Light blue. The days before seat belts. 3 year old.
Repair: Alternator & bearings. 3 year old.
Brown. Reliable, fast and fun to drive. Repair: Drive shafts – Accident, repaired. 3 year old.
Brown. 350 four barrel. Fastest 0-60 car I’ve owned. Low maintenance. 8 year old.
Light blue with moonroof. The coolest car! Repair: Rebuild transmission $600. 5 year old.
1976 Toyota Celica – 4 Cylinder – 5 Speed – Bought in 1980 for $2500 – Ins. payout in 1983 $3600 Silver. Hatchback. Included special winter package, insulated floors, heavy duty heater etc. Most dependable, great gas mileage but under powered. Actual picture. Accident write off.
Repair: New transmission $500. 4 year old.
Black. Started in winter without block heater at -40C. Dependable. Actual picture – 7 year old.
Brown. Great gas mileage and really peppy. Rear ended, write off. 7 year old.
Light blue. Drove from Victoria to California. Low maintenance, good gas mileage, lots of power. No repairs. 8 year old.
1985 Plymouth Voyager – 4 Cylinder – 3 Speed Auto – Bought in 1993 $5900 – Sold 1997 $3500. Used for hauling building materials and roofing tiles. Maroon. Repair: Rebuild transmission $1500. 8 year old.
Great car, fun to drive. Actual picture. 13 year old.
Light blue. Drove 4 times to California. Lots of miles, lousy hiway mileage, fair in the city. Dependable and roomy. Actual picture. New fuel pump. 7 year old.
1992 VW Golf Diesel – 5 Speed – 4 door – 191,00km. Bought in 2004 $4500. Sold August 2005 $4700. White. Interior in perfect condition. Excellent mileage. No repairs needed. Actual picture. 12 year old.
1995 Saab SE Convertible – V6 – Automatic – Bought July 2005 $6900 with full one year warranty. Dark blue – all options – in excellent condition. Brand new top and rear window. 162,000km. The most amazing car to drive! Sold in June 2006.
Actual picture. 10 year old. Sold in 2007 for same price as purchase price.
White with black leather interior – in excellent condition. Replaced top and rear window. 101,000km. Actual picture. 10 year old.