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What Kind Of Car Do You Drive?




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Poll: What kind of car do you drive? (253 member(s) have cast votes)

If you drive, what do you drive?

  1. Full Size Van with a lift/ramp (19 votes [7.48%])

    Percentage of vote: 7.48%

  2. Mini Van with a ramp (24 votes [9.45%])

    Percentage of vote: 9.45%

  3. Accessible Honda Element/PT Cruiser (8 votes [3.15%])

    Percentage of vote: 3.15%

  4. Regular car with hand controls (135 votes [53.15%])

    Percentage of vote: 53.15%

  5. Other (68 votes [26.77%])

    Percentage of vote: 26.77%

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#121 jenny407

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Posted 05 May 2011 - 07:02 AM

Woofy went mad today and bought this, um, nuttin new I suppose....


Hey woofy, what a cool car! Have fun!
"Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans." John Lennon

#122 Wheelsonfire

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Posted 05 May 2011 - 01:01 PM


Woofy went mad today and bought this, um, nuttin new I suppose....


Hey woofy, what a cool car! Have fun!


Thank you indeed, second in command to Mistress..
And the answer to the question that all women ask, yes, it has cup holders
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#123 pinkcloud

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Posted 15 May 2011 - 03:34 PM

Despite getting me licence again,I cant drive due to pain and shock attacks. so I post this,as i really am proud and thinks it an achievment i got this far because i thought the only wheels i would drive again is the head and feet controls on one of these nhs bad boys.hospital bed.jpg asda trolley.jpg

I get me more attention than i got driving me or me mates clapped out bangers or me posh mates posh cars on the electric asda mobile

I always did want a vechile that made people stop and stare, next time going to be careful for a wish for, I may just get it full-filled :head_brick_wall-1: I ought to have made clear why I wanted them to stop and stare, because i get a feeling it aint because its 'wooo look at that racy blond'. More like 'poor fecking thing (or so the loud whispers told me).

I really am not doing so as a spoof, with a top speed of 2 miles an hour, reduced to 0.5 miles per hour when its running low on fuel.

I only dream of owning a street one yet cant turn me neck to see whats behind me and i would be a danger to meself and others (others more)

Its rubbish but all I do drive and I am great at 3 point turns and spinning it in a circle,as long as someones with me to look behind me.And better than the cheap-o stores that have none :Birthday_Balloons:

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#124 greybeard

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Posted 15 May 2011 - 03:37 PM

Mirrors? PM me if you are in the market for a second hand mobility scooter. I have two to offload some time this summer.

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#125 madhouse73

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Posted 15 May 2011 - 03:39 PM

I have a renault master WAV with a lift(almost a white van job) , but need to wait see if can drive it or im going need hand controls .Already figured if i can mange how I am going to get in it , will take the bench seat out at the front then can transfer across to the driver seat .

Will look around but I need the room to get us all in and the crap that we need to take on a day out

#126 Eric T

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Posted 26 June 2011 - 03:08 AM

When I do drive. Normally travel to work (using an electric wheelchair there) by TMV (Total Mobility Vehicle) which is a wheelchair taxi/van.

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Posted 16 October 2011 - 04:07 AM

I have a minivan with hand controls. I am stubborn about getting a ramp because I don't want to waste room in the car. For now I can waddle to the back and lift my chair out but if I want to use my scooter I need someone strong with me to do it. I guess I will give in one day.
I know I will always have a seat:)

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Posted 30 December 2011 - 03:15 AM

I have two cars right now, one for the summer and one for the winter. My favorite is my 2005 Mazda RX8. With the suicide doors my wheelchair loads so easy and I do enjoy the speed. For the winter, I use a 2000 Cadillac Eldorado. Nothing like cruising in style and luxury.

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Posted 30 December 2011 - 03:27 AM

I have two cars right now, one for the summer and one for the winter. My favorite is my 2005 Mazda RX8. With the suicide doors my wheelchair loads so easy and I do enjoy the speed. For the winter, I use a 2000 Cadillac Eldorado. Nothing like cruising in style and luxury.

AHHH! A kindred spirit! My first fellow gimp-Rx8 owner! I have a 2004, which I bought new. I love it.
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#130 gimpguy

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Posted 30 December 2011 - 03:46 AM


I have two cars right now, one for the summer and one for the winter. My favorite is my 2005 Mazda RX8. With the suicide doors my wheelchair loads so easy and I do enjoy the speed. For the winter, I use a 2000 Cadillac Eldorado. Nothing like cruising in style and luxury.

AHHH! A kindred spirit! My first fellow gimp-Rx8 owner! I have a 2004, which I bought new. I love it.


Love the way it handles on a nice, curvy road. The girls like it too!
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#131 Canuck Jason

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Posted 19 January 2012 - 05:28 AM

Chevy Avalanche - it's low to the ground and easy to transfer into. It's a 3/4 ton 8.1 liter to haul race cars ;)

#132 jsaneford

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Posted 23 March 2012 - 07:21 AM

Infiniti G35 Coupe. It is very accessible for my injury level.
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#133 snaggs10

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Posted 25 March 2012 - 02:46 AM

Sarah drives a Jeep Grand Cherokee with hand controls I have a Ford F250 no controls

#134 tsh3406

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Posted 27 March 2012 - 01:46 PM

4 door, 4x4 Dodge truck

#135 Ggerry123

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Posted 03 April 2012 - 04:35 PM

Chevy avalanche here too

#136 The Black Sheep

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Posted 16 April 2012 - 10:52 PM

The Ford Probe caught on fire a while back, which was the final slip that knocked it into the grave.

And promptly replaced with a 2012 Honda Civic. OMG it's beautiful! I'm so used to driving around a rusty box on wheels.

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3 doctors diagnosed me with hysterical paralysis (weee!), 1 diagnosed an incomplete T7, another T2 and the last (and most accurate) T5. Trampolines are BAD. Sleep is unpredictable. And never kiss strangers. Life has moved on.

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Posted 17 April 2012 - 04:51 AM

sigh... I drive the 2002 Chevy sedan my dad gave me after my accident and he stopped diving. I always hated that car, and now it is mind. On the good side, it is automatic, a necessary evil, and it was free but for the $800 brake job necessary at the outset.

Meanwhile hubby is driving the John Cooper Works Mini Clubman. sigh...

#138 Danimal_1985

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Posted 18 April 2012 - 05:26 AM

I have a 2007 quad cab Dodge Dakota with hand controls. I just break down the chair and toss it in the back seat. I've really done a number on the head liner throwing the chair in and out lol, but oh well it beats not driving!
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Posted 15 July 2012 - 02:25 AM

i drive a mercedes benz e500 with 109k... it has a professionally installed right handed hand control. it turns heads everywhere i go.. looks like a 2009 but its actually a 2004 ive done a lot of upgrades including brand new 19inch mercedes benz rims with all new tires.. this car needs nothing. im gonna upload links below.. so check em out and let me know what you think.. and if anyones looking to buy im interested in selling this car.. im looking for around 16,000$ with hand hand control !! make me a offer i cant refuse.. Posted Image

#140 Qchair'sTravelers

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Posted 15 July 2012 - 03:25 AM

I drive a big 'ol '95 Ford full size with lurch raised roof, vut out doors and I have REAL good insurance! I don't mind dragging your non driving AB arse down the parking lot or road! I want this! Posted Image




But I will take this! Posted Image



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#141 JerseyBoy

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Posted 23 July 2012 - 03:33 AM

Bugatti Veyron. With mind control.
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Posted 02 August 2012 - 06:48 PM

I will be driving a goshichi 2011 silverado 1500! my truck will be completed august 24th! Woo Hoo!!
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Posted 14 August 2012 - 02:33 PM

Josh drives a G8, so much fun :)

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Posted 14 August 2012 - 05:22 PM

I will be driving a goshichi 2011 silverado 1500! my truck will be completed august 24th! Woo Hoo!!

Their website says they can (or ust'could) finish a custom install on something besides a chevy, I emailed and left a voice mail but never heard back from them. How would you rate their customer service?

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Posted 15 August 2012 - 12:20 AM

Their website says they can (or ust'could) finish a custom install on something besides a chevy, I emailed and left a voice mail but never heard back from them. How would you rate their customer service?


Tsh, they only sell/convert GM trucks, sorry

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Posted 15 August 2012 - 02:01 AM


Their website says they can (or ust'could) finish a custom install on something besides a chevy, I emailed and left a voice mail but never heard back from them. How would you rate their customer service?


Tsh, they only sell/convert GM trucks, sorry

I see on their new website they no longer offer custom conversions. It kinda looks like it might be under new ownership.

#147 Chewy667

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Posted 16 August 2012 - 12:47 AM

I drive a Honda CRV and I also have a 1975 International Scout 2 (completely restored with 2 inch of lift and riding on 31 inch tires)

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Posted 31 October 2012 - 04:34 AM

chevy s-10 extreme -- it has a suicide door, so i can fold up my w/c and put it behind my seat. easy peasy. i <3 my truck in an unhealthy way . . . . .

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Posted 31 October 2012 - 05:01 AM

um, handle's at the wrong end for suicide doors

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Posted 31 October 2012 - 06:03 AM

no it's not. the third door is the suicide door
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