What does your railfanning vehicle look like?

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Here's my main car for most of the year: a 1988 Toyota Camery sedan, scanner antenna included :). (Photo taken at Ensel yard in Lansing):
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I've been driving this car since I was on my permit in 2006, and I absolutely love it. Gets GREAT gas milage, close to or above 30 MPG. Because this car is in such great shape, we (my family) are trying to very hard not to wreck it by driving it in the winter, so at this time, I am using my mom's 1992 Toyota Corola Station wagon (I'll get a pic of that up at some point in the future, too).
I can't wait to start driving this one again.

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Gregg, how come every time I go to your house, we have to drive my car insted of yours? It's got 6mpg better than mine! :) -Chris
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Hey Gregg, has your mom tampered with the speedometer on that one too? :lol:
"Remember, 4 mph is a couple, 5's a collision!"
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Conrail Jon wrote:Hey Gregg, has your mom tampered with the speedometer on that one too? :lol:
Very funny. :roll:
He has a point though. NS2591 can probably back it up. The speedo on this car is a little bit off....e.g. it says 55, but I'm auctually around 52 or so.... My dad hasn't figured out how to fix that issue yet.

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Gregg, its closer to being around 49 when it says 55...I would know. my Speedo is dead on!...now my Gear Shift...thats another thing...
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Hey sd70accsxt700,i appreciate the compliment.I remember seeing you guys this past Summer in the bullpen.I kinda figured you were wondering what just drove by-LOL!!!!
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OK. I'll jump in. Here's my '05 Civic in Fenton - no antennae yet:

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Taken in Garett, In, here is my Chrysler Intrepid:
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Somewhere in the galleries is a picture of me in my car in Fostoria sporting dual scanner antennas. Anyone know who took that picture?

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Don't have a car, got my legs! I could drive the good ol' Ford 8N but only in the rural areas. Could always say I'm taking a break from plowing. :wink:

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Jim this the one you are looking for ?
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Ahh, yes, Bob's photo. That's it. Speaking of Bob...he's disappeared again, no?

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MMRR-24 wrote:Don't have a car, got my legs! I could drive the good ol' Ford 8N but only in the rural areas. Could always say I'm taking a break from plowing. :wink:
You still in Belding? Did you catch 24 coming through for the last time last a couple of weeks ago?

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Picked up a new chase vehicle this summer...one of them Ford "Grand Trunks". :D

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Nice ride, Pete. No way that goes on a chase if I own it, though!

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Thanks JT. I still haven't done any chasin' down the gravel roads I used to fan on... :wink:
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Well here's my beast:

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"Remember, 4 mph is a couple, 5's a collision!"
http://flickriver.com/photos/conrail680 ... teresting/
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You still in Belding? Did you catch 24 coming through for the last time last a couple of weeks ago?
Nope. Wish I could have though....

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Conrail Jon wrote:Well here's my beast:

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To clean for my taste.
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To clean for my taste.
Diddo! I hate bein behind ya goin down the dirt roads 'round my parts. :P :D

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