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Member Number:224 (16 Years)
First Name:James
Last Name:Vander Poel
Country:United States
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My Saabs:

2003 9-5 Aero blue/tan
1997 9000 Aero green/tan in need of repair
both 5-speeds

Other cars I've owned:
1961 Chevrolet Nomad Station Wagon - burgundy
1966 Volkswagen Variant S squareback - blue
1970 VW Karmann Ghia coupe - red w/ white interior
1976 VW Dasher sedan - gold
1982 Volvo 245GL Wagon - gold (bought this one new)
1982 Volvo 245GL Wagon - black (yeah, two of them)
1987 Volvo 245DL (one of the thousands of burgundy Volvos)
- all three of these have gone to Volvo heaven
1973 Volvo 1800ES (my retirement project)
1994 9000 CSE Green/tan non-turbo 5-speed (sold to oldest son, who sold it)
1995 9000 CS (sent to the crusher after stripping it for parts)
2012 Ford F-150 XLT 4x4 EcoBoost V6 (love my truck)
2016 Subaru Forester (the wife's car-a 6spd)
and motorcycles:
1990 Honda GoldWing SE
2007 Honda GoldWing airbag model in Newport Blue
2004 Honda Rune (Illusion Blue, with chrome package) - a real beast, but a rolling work of art.
2011 Triumph Bonneville.
And another project: rebuilding my old 1965 Honda 50.


About Me:

Garage is getting closer to reality. Grandkids only on Zoom for now. The single biggest threat to our democracy that we could have not even imagined has come to power, and he must be removed from office. Too many innocent people have died because of his indifference and incompetence.

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