We still doin' high school cars?

I started out with a 1995 2500 Suburban, which I bought for like 7 grand when I was 14. It had 250k+ on the clock, and piles of sweet, sweet torque. I modified it with typical teenage reckless abandon and drove it until my dad totaled it when I was 17. It looked like this. Bug shield for days.

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My dad felt very bad about totaling my car, so to make amends, he gave me my mom’s ‘97 528i, as well as unlimited access to his Silverado for off-roading and adventuring and such. This was a good deal for me. The BMW looked like this.

Then, still a teenager, I proceeded to modify it extensively. I drove it the rest of high school, took it to college, had many epic adventures (including 9 coast-to-coast trips), and took many good pictures, such as these.

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Then I drove it all through law school until stuff started breaking (at about 220k), then sold it and wept like a little girl. I’ve had some cool stuff, but that old e39 is definitely my favorite car I’ve ever owned.

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