Do you drive your Maverick/Comet as a daily driver?

Discussion in 'General Maverick/Comet' started by Maverick Guy, Oct 26, 2003.

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Do you use your Maverick/Comet as a daily driver?

  1. Yes, I drive it most of the time.

    69 vote(s)
    33.0%
  2. Yes, I own more than one Maverick/Comet, and one of them is a daily driver.

    25 vote(s)
    12.0%
  3. No, I usually only drive it on the weekends or to car shows etc

    52 vote(s)
    24.9%
  4. No, I only drive it during the summer months

    25 vote(s)
    12.0%
  5. No, It is built for the strip only.

    6 vote(s)
    2.9%
  6. Other somewhere in between

    32 vote(s)
    15.3%
  1. jmglove

    jmglove Member

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    When it's finished :oops: (next year, I hope), my 70 will be just driven on weekends and cruise nights.
     

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  2. syklops75

    syklops75 Dont touch the spark plug

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    if i want to go to work to get money to pay for repairs.. i drive my maverick. only car i got. have never regretted it.
     
  3. MavJoe

    MavJoe Certified Lunatic

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    Mine is finally driveable so I use it occasionally for short distance errands still have alot of work to do on it so I don't push it. It will eventually be a daily driver but not full time since I'll always be changing or adding things, I also wanna find a 4 Door and make a hot rod out of it just to say I did it :D.
     
  4. bossmav

    bossmav Drag racing nut

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    I drive mine every race day:bananaman unless it rains!

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  5. Maverick Guy

    Maverick Guy Maverick Enthusiast

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    I thought I would bump this thread since we have quite a few new members.
     
  6. Jamie Miles

    Jamie Miles the road warrior

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    Driven hard daily. Put 70 miles on it today. It'll be rollin' over 97,000 very shortly. (y)
     
  7. Bum's_Steer

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    I've got two project cars, and if I ever get to them (this HEAT, and no garage....yet) they'll both get used regularly.


    Building showcars, restoring old classics, and just owning a sweet old ride is fine, but I dig the drive!! (y)
     
  8. kansas_grabber

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    just got mine running again. i only have about 25 miles on my 351. i've got to break in the engine and do a few more things before its ready for regular street/strip use. for now i just make rubber piles in front of my house. gotta love the sound of open headers, a big cam, and the smell of tire smoke. woohoo! :bananaman:bananaman
     
  9. Big Red

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    Mine is driven to carshows and cruise ins. And sometimes I drive it to work. And sometimes the wife drives it to do errands. She won't drive it on a rainy day because it almost got away from her when she was pulling off from a stop light. i don't even like driving it when its raining. IT WILL GET AWAY FROM YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    An old saying , You can cram all the power in a chevy. But you will never kick a Fords A**.
     
  10. skate1274

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    ALL THE TIME!!!! i love my car more than anything . i wouldnt trade it for nothing .
     
  11. ladycomet

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    (2) 1972 2 dr. 302 v8 Comets; 1 is everyday driver, the other is a hot rod project car(on hold), 1987 Mustang Convertible 351W Powered, and now my newest addition a 1975 Pinto
    I'd drive mine more often than weekends and car shows if the motor wasn't so tired with over 160,000 miles!! There's no oil pressure and the lifters are getting noisy. We just found a 351W for real reasonable that's we're getting Tuesday, and I think we're going to drop that in ASAP.
     
  12. maverick75

    maverick75 Gotta Love Mavs!

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    wish i could -still alot of work left
     
  13. Jamie Miles

    Jamie Miles the road warrior

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    And now it's about to roll over 98,000. :) So I guess I drive about 1,000 miles a month.
     
  14. drag460

    drag460 T-Shirt guy

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    DAILY DRIVER - '72 Grabber

    drive the 72 everyday and I love it! Just got a stereo in her and the windows tinted this summer - so I can cruise with the windows up, a/c on and tunes!

    when the 72 has probs, then I drive the '70 - with the slicks on it! Work is only 5 minutes from my pad and I have no street tires for it right now so I risk it. Slicks are pretty much shot anyway.
     
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    Boy, I bet that would be an exciting ride in rain! LOL
     

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