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Old 05-14-2009, 02:11 PM   #41
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I had a 93 Chevy van, the engine blew so I junked it.
I was going to buy a newer van but the wife talks me into paying down on the house to lower the payments instead.
So I have an 89 Ranger with a contractor cap on the back that I decide to use for work, I overload it with paint and not only snap the rusty leafspring shackles but also the leafspring on one side. I sell it on cragslist for $300.
I go look at decent used vans, and the tranny goes out on my wifes Pontiac Montanna, $2000 to get it fixed, then the gauge cluster goes out, then the ignition sensor and head gasket need fixed, $1000 more into the Pontiac.
I end up buying a 1977 Ford Econoline because basically it is all I can afford right now. It runs like a champ but is rusty and ugly.
I need to get some more work lined up so I can buy another truck, this thing is almost as old as I am. Hopefully I will be able to get something newer soon, I dont mind driving the old van but it doesnt look too professional. I atleast need to get something nicer to drive around in when I am giving quotes, then surprise them with the old beast when the job starts.
I guess as long as the wife and kids have something decent to ride around in then I am fine, a little embarassed, but fine.
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Old 05-14-2009, 03:06 PM   #42
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98 toyota 4 runner 260k miles Mine
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98 Buick Century sons Inherited not bought

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My company truck is an 08 Chevy 2500 DMax.
My personal (well, wife's really) is an 08 Xterra.


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Old 05-14-2009, 08:15 PM   #45
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Just bought a 2006 Charger for the wife. Her Buick LeSabre is getting old. 12K miles on the Charger got a good deal from the place I got my truck from. I sent them 3 or 4 customers who purchased from them. They really like me over there. We'll pick it up on Monday. That's my truck in the background.

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'05 Silverado 5.3L bone stock....for now
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I work out of my Chevy Cutaway Van




But like cruisin' in this newfangled jalopy ('08 Silverady)



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Wife's rig - 2004 F-150 crew



My two company vehicles - 2004 E350, 2002 F350



Toy - 2006 Mustang GT



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My Sunday goin ta meetin car....

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i got a gig at the circus recently.

they got me drivin' this little iddy biddy car built for a midget in circles when i get the 'you're on, monkey'.

i then drive around in circles until the ringmaster says "introducing paco"


they don't pay cash--due to the economy, but..I get all the free bananaz i can carry
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Wife's rig - 2004 F-150 crew



My two company vehicles - 2004 E350, 2002 F350



Toy - 2006 Mustang GT



the 'stang is gangsta..ya feel meh?
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00 Ford Cube Van
07 Econoline E250
05 Ford Ranger 4x4

05 Grand Cherokee LTD (Wife's)
04 Rubicon (Mine)

And my 1968 Hemi Cuda which I bought new in 1972 from a dealer who couldnt sell it. Tried to sell it in 1976 during the first gas "shortage", and didnt get a single offer... so I kept it. I consider it my "retirement investment security blanket". Not for sale just yet.
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My 2 Summer cars if it ever comes!
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