Cars, Trucks and Cycles that I/We have owned



Oper.No.YearMakeModelDisposition/CommentsBlew Up?
 1952 Chevrolet 2103 (4-door sedan) Purchased for $50 and sold for $50. Roland Wilcox (my Dad's boss) painted the car for me) 
 1959 Chevrolet Biscayne 6 cylinder but good looking 2-door hardtop 
 1960 Chevrolet Belair 4-door My first V8 (283ci) 
 1966 Dodge Charger 383 V8. Removed automatic transmission and installed four speed on the floor 
 1956 Chevrolet Belair Had only a short time 
 1973 Datsun 610 Station Wagon Purchased brand new in Tacoma. Dorky station wagon. This is the car that I owned when I met Lena. 
 1966 Ford Station Wagon This is the car that Lena owned when we first met 
197x Ford F-150 Purchased a camper for it and we have great memories of weekends on camping trips with it. Sold the truck and the camper in order to be able to have a down payment for the home on Marquette 
1976 Buick Skylark Purchased this 2-door hardtop from my parents. Later advertised it for $3,000 and sold it for $3,000 
 10 197x Motorcycle Honda 350 Purchased from Larry Lucke who I worked with at WDPSC 
11 197x Toyota Small pickup truck We used this pickup to haul Sunny and her teammates to fastpitch games and practices. It had a canopy and I built carpet lined benches for them to sit on. 
 12 1980 Mazda 626 Lena and I drove on my Honda 350 motorcycle to Mazda dealer in Puyallup and we ended up buying this car new there. Later we had the car re-apolstered and Ian threw up on them just days after we did this :-) 
 13 1976 Ford Maverick Referred to at my work as the 'BLUE BOMBER'. It eventually lost main gear and would only drive in second gear. Sold it for next to nothing in Aberdeen 
 14 198x Motorcycle Suzuki 450 Purchased new at Paulsen's in Lacey. Lena sold this motorcycle when Ian and I were at Boy Scout Camp Thunderbird for $450 
 15 198x Pontiac Sunbird Blew an engine while Ian and I were on I-5 near Nisqually 
16 1987 Toyota Celica Purchased new at Titus Will in Tacoma. We traded this in for the new Nissan Altima 
17 1995 Nissan Altima Purchased new in Puyallup. Traded it in for the 2004 Volvo S40 
18 1987 Motorcycle Honda Shadow 750 Sold it at Sunshine Lane for down payment of home at 8131 10th Ave SW 
19 1999 Mazda 626 Spent $3,500 for new/rebuilt transmission and then a couple of months later it blew an engine 
20 2004 Volvo S40 Purchased new at Topping Volvo in Olympia. We gave this car to Ian in 2011 
 21 2004 Chevrolet Colorado Beautiful four door pickup. Howevr; it had only a 5 cylinder engine and wouldn't be able to pull my newly acquired horse trailer. Traded it in for the Honda Hybrid and bought a GMC pickup for the horse trailer 
22 2006 Honda Civic Hybrid Purchased new in Tacoma. Sold it in 2008 so as to have down payment for home on 8131 105th Ave SW 
23 1948 Nash 600 Purchased from private party in Rochester. Spent too much money trying to get this car to run decently. Sold to private party a year later 
24 198x GMC 1500 Pickup truck Turned out not to be strong enough to pull Harley in my new/heavier horse trailer that I acquired 
25 2000 Ford F-250 Blew an engine while driving it home from Eastern Washington. Replaced the engine with rebuilt engine. Sold in 2011 
 26 1995 Volvo 960 Purchased from private party in Seattle. Bought it for $3,500. A month later the engine blew! Sold it for $100 to a junkyard 
 27 1989 Toyota Camry Gave to Ian and Desiree 
 28 198x Ford Windstar mini-van Purchased from private party. Six months later the engine blew! 
 29 2011 Kia Sedona Purchased new at Car Pros in Tacoma. Traded it in six months later for the 2011 Honda Insight. This minivan was a nice vehicle - it simply got terrible MPG 
30 2011 Honda Insight (Hybrid) Purchased new in Olympia. Great gas mileage! (45-49 MPG) 
31 2008 Volvo S80 Paid cash for this beauty! (Sold directly to Topping Volvo in Olympia on June 14, 2013) 
32 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo Purchased (via Craigslist) from private party in Renton on June 16, 2013. Sold (via Craiglist) on July 7, 2014 
33 1994 Chevrolet 3500 Silverado Geneva (very rare) Purchased from Craigslist from a private party on July 2, 2014. Traded in for the 2011 Silverado 
34 2011 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD 4X4 Most beautiful truck I will probably ever own! 
35 2013   Eclipse Milan Travel Trailer  
36 2002 Ford Ranger $1,000 beater than will hopefully last me from when I bought it (May 4, 2018) until I retire on October 1, 2019