The Oldsmobile Starfire!

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While I am thinking about cars today, I want to talk about a car that was almost mine, a 1978 Starfire Firenza. It was owned by an ex-cop who lived on my block who had taken decent care of it and was willing to sell it for a song. I worked and saved to get the money together to buy it, but I was not fast enough and someone swooped in and bought it out from under me. I often wonder if I would have been a different person if the Starfire has been my first car.

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3 thoughts on “The Oldsmobile Starfire!

  1. Badwolf says:

    You would be the same person, but you’re outlook on life were be far more jaded. Thank goodness you weren’t victimized by the Starfire. What a hunk of junk. Karma was looking out for you that day.

  2. terry says:

    i had a 1975 starfire 231 v6 funest car I’v had.Drove from Wisconsin to Florida with no licence.looking for another one 1975 to 1978??? If ok with wife..

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