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Old 08-13-2003, 23:49   #1 (permalink)
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frown Is it wrong to own a Fairlane before a midlife crisis?

After replying to another thread, I thought I'd put this one out to the public.

There's seems to be a fairly strong feeling in the world that only fuddy duddys, geezers, old farts etc should drive Fairlanes. Being under the age of 20 and having owned 2 Fairlanes, a ZL and a NL, (and three Falcons, XE, XF, EF) I was wondering what Forum members think.

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Re: Is it wrong to own a Fairlane before a midlife crisis?

Nope - More that you like things big.

I class Fairlanes as Real Estate on wheels...
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So does that mean if u have an LTD u have to be 65+?
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Re: Is it wrong to own a Fairlane before a midlife crisis?

its a bit hard to get over the stereotype. people expect that because you're young you want a 2 door coupe. I'd have a V8 fairlane over a skyline any day :)
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Re: Is it wrong to own a Fairlane before a midlife crisis?

There's nothing wrong with being under 50, and owning a Fairlane. Best thing Ive found so far, is that insurance for em is cheap. They also have a great look about em. Especially with a set of rims, and a bit of lowering! Havent looked back since buying my NA.
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Re: Is it wrong to own a Fairlane before a midlife crisis?

Five cars under 20? My god!

At 21 I had owned a Hillman Hunter and then a P76.
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Re: Is it wrong to own a Fairlane before a midlife crisis?

nothing wrong with a fairlane.
Beautiful car to drive and good for pulling the chicks if it's clean and a v8.
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Re: Is it wrong to own a Fairlane before a midlife crisis?

as i said elsewhere.
i'd love an NF over my EF.
if i could have afforded one, thats what i woulda got!
Fairlane is simply for those who want style. not old ppl
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Re: Is it wrong to own a Fairlane before a midlife crisis?

I don't reckon that's true really.
The Fairlane is a beautiful car, I would have gotten one if I didn't get the EB so cheap. And don't they just deserve the v8?!

5 cars under 20, that's a few! I'm 20 and I've owned two Holden panelvans and the EB - and I know very few people who have had as many cars as that!
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Re: Is it wrong to own a Fairlane before a midlife crisis?

hahahaha........im getting crap driving the Fairmont, let alone a Fairlane!

Dump it into the weeds (read: Airbags), big chrome rims, massive stereo......Pimpin :)
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