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The Most Useful GIF ever

(Kudus: Frank Luntz on Twitter)

22. February 2017 by luke
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Car Stereo – Progress Report

I always dread doing work on my car. Today’s project was to install a new stereo. I bought the car back in March. It already had an aftermarket stereo: the JVC KD-G200. There’s nothing wrong with it. I got something … Continue reading

26. October 2012 by luke
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New Car

The last part of moving happened today, when I bought a new old clunker to take the place of the old old clunker we unloaded back in Yucca Valley. Here it is: And here’s what it looks like on the … Continue reading

28. March 2012 by luke
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“Beater with a Heater”

It costs a lot to ship a car to Alaska, so we sold the older of our two cars when we moved here. And now we’re trying to find a replacement. My price range is “beater with heater,” so if … Continue reading

27. March 2012 by luke
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Mileage 123456

Driving back from a funeral at Riverside National Cemetery, my car’s odometer hit 123,456. The car rolled off the line in August of 1994, so let’s call that 21-22 miles a day, or 7716 miles/year.

03. August 2010 by luke
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Unwaivering Service?

I got new tires the other day, and a wheel alignment too. One of the places I got a quote from was Wal*Mart Tire and Lube Express. Here is the interesting part: I don’t know how you could beat an … Continue reading

12. June 2010 by luke
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Colorful Car Update

The other day, I pointed out a beautiful chartreuse Dodge Charger/Daytona at the hospital. It turns out there’s something in the water at the hospital that makes the staff pick wild colors for their cars. Here’s that same car again, … Continue reading

01. June 2010 by luke
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My next car will be gassy green

Either my next car, or possibly the next paint job on my current car, will be gassy green like this one: (I refer to the green one in back. Mine is the black-and-bare-metal one in front.) I don’t think a … Continue reading

29. May 2010 by luke
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The Future is Now

I live in the future. I’m posting from my car. Cool. Here is the GPS telling me how fast I’m going.

11. January 2010 by luke
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More Car Troubles…

Today’s problem can’t be fixed with WD-40. Or even a can of brake fluid. It’s some kind of clutch trouble. At 115K, I suppose it’s due. But these repairs are getting tedious. Later: well, the guy at the shop bled … Continue reading

02. October 2009 by luke
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