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[–]devteslau gonna eat that[S] 16 points17 points ago

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My first car was a 1992 Buick that I got from my grandfather. It was high tech at the time (digital speedometer!) but a lot of the electronics were broke. I spent a few summers with no AC and a driver's side window that wouldn't go down. I had to catch a cross breeze between the passenger side and the rear windows.

There was a replacement audio system in there with a cd player and stuff. Because the wiring was so weird in the car it cost like twice as much for installation. I left my door unlocked once and someone stole the face plate. Not the whole thing, just the face plate. I'm not sure you can do anything with that, and I'd have to replace the whole thing. I just cruised around in silence.

My second car was a 1997 Geo Prism, which is in every way that matters exactly the same car as a 1997 Toyota Corolla. Like, they literally had a joint GM/Toyota factory in California where half the cars get one brand and half get the other (they make Teslas there now). Anyway, the dealership I got it from didn't know this, and also made an error and never advertised the car online, so I got a car that would have cost 6,000 dollars (seriously, the price on old Corollas made no sense) for half that. It also helped that a small belt problem that was a cheap fix caused it to squeak embarrassingly when I started it up at the dealership.

Like a lot of Toyotas from that time period, it gave me basically zero problems despite the fact that I didn't take care of it that well. Our affair ended when I was backed into by someone getting out of their driveway, bending one of the axles. They were nice enough to put their insurance agent's phone number on my windshield. Despite it being five years later, their insurance offered me more than the price I paid for it to get it junked. I made a profit on a junker commuter car with over 200k miles on it.

Jesus fuck I want to see those cars again they were so bad but so cool ;-:

[–]Presidential_AfroFighting the war on anine-mays [4 time bened champ] [1 timeout] 11 points12 points ago

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1992

i call you dadtesla as a joke but holy fuck how old are you

i think people leases things just so they can have the HOT NEW MODEL OF 2016 so they prob dont get to attached to whatever they have at the moment i love my first (and only) car but its not a car its a motorcycle so i can love it and still be 2cool4school 8)

E: i also have fond memories of my grandpa's trucks that he owned when i was a kid to the point that when i found out that he traded the one he was using for a car i was super sad for the rest of the day

[–]devteslau gonna eat that[S] 10 points11 points ago

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i call you dadtesla as a joke but holy fuck how old are you

it was over a decade old when I got it lol

[–]trimalchioWhen in Rome, Doot as the Romans Doot. 3 points4 points ago

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I haven't had A/C in my car for.... 5 or 6 years now. And 2 years of that I lived in the south and traveled in the south extensively. No A/C plus 95 degrees and 70% humidity is apparently not comfortable for some people. I don't really mind heat so it wasn't too bad for me. I should really move to the tropics.