How Have You Left Your Personal Mark on Your Car?
Classic car ownership is, in many ways, a relationship. Once you’ve owned a car long enough, it starts to become a part of you. Everything starts to fit perfectly. You know all its quirks, its idiosyncrasies, its strengths and weaknesses, and it can begin, in a way, to define who you are.
In the same way, you become a part of the car. There’s a personal mark that gets left, whether it’s major customization, fastidious restoration, or something as simple as your favorite air freshener.
I’ve definitely left my touch over the years on my 1972 Pontiac Le Mans, ranging from custom-designed paint, 15” American Racing Torq-Thrust O wheels, a minor front drop, and a brand-new exhaust system. It’s all my unmistakable mark on the car, and sets it apart from any other.
Now we’re turning it over to you: How have you left your personal mark on your car?