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The longest you've owned a car

For me, it was 10 years. My e32 750il. Not sure why I had it so long, but maybe it was because I spent $$$ in maintenance on it.
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Old 09-10-2018, 11:54 PM
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25 years, the 911.






I wish I still had my mark 1 Ford Escort. That would be a few years now.
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Coming up to 20 years for my 78SC. No regrets
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14 years. The Carrera.
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2000 Grand Cherokee 10 years and 234K from new before the top end went and I called it quits. 5 years in service as a sales rep car then to mom and baby duty.
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28 years on my 911. I get about 10 years out of my daily drivers.
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30.years my 69 Mustang..followed by my 69 911s at 28 years.
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19 years, Tacoma I bought new.
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Almost six years, my BMW Z4 M Coupe. It's rare something stays more than two years...
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Bought my 914 in 1979. Still got it.
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Yep, I bought my 911 in September of 1993, so 25 years ago this month...
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since 1983 my Porsche 944
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I had my ‘65 911 for 36 years, my ‘65 912 for 40 years. Sold them both in 2015.
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Bought Cinco de Mayo 2001 - my 83 Targa, 17 yrs and counting.
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My 1983 280ZX Turbo, still have it after almost 18 years.
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I had my 944 for almost 11 years and a Denali for 10 years.
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