'I love my car because ... it's too old and too slow for my grandkids to want to borrow ...'

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Owner: Mike Crews, Lake Stevens

Occupation: State inspector

Car’s make and model: 1940 Dodge four-door sedan

“I love my car because … it’s too old and too slow for my grandkids to want to borrow, and it doesn’t go fast enough to get me into trouble. I can’t even spin the tires on it. It’s been Napa Orange for over 20 years, and I’ve sure had a lot of fun with it. I used to stuff seven of my buddies in the big, oversized trunk and sneak them into the local drive-in movie. I plan to replace the front end and the engine when I can find the time. She’s been a good, old, solid, dependable car.”


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