A friend of mine (the rally team) had a Renault 12 Gordini.
I had a Simca Rallye 2
and later on a Triumph Spitfire
I had an 8s with a Gordini hemi engine that later was put into a Manic.
Very tuned R5
All kinds of stuff
An R12 estate…the WORST car I ever owned.
Yeah, she was super hot in the day.
Wendy O William
Later on I bought a new Mazda 121 coupe
I miss that if the phone rang after 10pm, you KNEW someone was pregnant, dead or at the cop-shop.
Going on a trip and checking in by calling home, reversing the charges and asking for yourself. You would hear your Mom say, “Sorry, he’s not in right now” and she knew you made it across the frozen wasteland of Saskatchewan OK.
And the early 80’s
CB radio legalized! Than we started to do illegal stuff like replacing the ‘crystal’ to get channels outside of reach like outside (over or below) 27 Mhz band and ‘in between’ channels. We had like 80 or 120 or more channels (a flip of a switch at the back). Normally it was like 5Watt but we had it amplified up.