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Re: On Topic for once: New car in the family stable

"n5hsr" <[email protected]> wrote in message
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>> "n5hsr" <[email protected]> wrote in message
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>>> The old 93 has been getting increaingly less road-worthy of late, she's
>>> started losing radiator juice as well as oil in the last week. Well at
>>> 230, 264 miles, I've parked her for good. She's served the family for
>>> over 12 years and 204,000 miles, but it's time to replace her.
>>>
>>> I spotted a '95 AE04B on Ebay locally with only 98,000 miles at a local
>>> dealer. The reserve was $3000, and the bidding had only made it to
>>> 1325. I went to the dealer to look at it. He tried telling me the Kelly
>>> Blue Book was over $4000 for the car, but that was in excelent
>>> condition. It's been hit on the front bumper. New paint and grill and
>>> one headlight and new plastic between the headlights and the front
>>> radiator. Also there is a bit of bondo in the trunk right well, which
>>> is not uncommon for a Corolla of that age. So it's not in excellent
>>> condition, but it's in good condition.
>>>
>>> I did manage to talk him down a good bit. Drove the new car home
>>> tonight. Got to get a new sticky velcro pad for the I-pass.
>>>
>>> --
>>> Charles of Schaumburg.
>>>
>>> Sad that we finally had to retire Old Blue, but glad that we got a good
>>> replacement. She's mechanically sound, runs good, and we got a good
>>> price.
>>>
>>>

>> Congrats on the new ride!
>>
>> I also changed cars last week, and contrary to what Mike Hunt thinks, did
>> not have to get signatures on the title notarized or sign in front of
>> some official.
>> --
>>
>> Ray O
>> (correct punctuation to reply)
>>

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> I'm still trying to get to the title for the old one. It's in my
> brother's basement in my old filing cabinet, top drawer. But if you've
> ever seen his basement, you'd know why I can't get to it.
>
> The old car was 8J7 color, which was not an official 1993 color. The new
> vehicle is 8K1, so we call it Baby Blue, as opposed to Old Blue 2.
>
> We name all our Toyotas:
>
> 72 Carina Banzai Buggy
> 77 Corolla Old Blue
> 79 Corolla Whitey
> ---
>
> 93 Old Blue 2
> 94 Blue
> 95 (Nancy's) Boo Boo
> 95 (mine) Baby Blue
> 95 (Previa) Big Blue.
>
> We've got to stop buying blue cars. . . .
>
> Charles of Schaumburg


You HAVE to get out more, Charles. Can I comp you admissions to the next
Illinois DEMONrat convention?





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Re: On Topic for once: New car in the family stable

"sharx35" <[email protected]> wrote in message
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> "n5hsr" <[email protected]> wrote in message
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>> "Ray O" <rokigawaATtristarassociatesDOTcom> wrote in message
>> news:[email protected]
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>>> "n5hsr" <[email protected]> wrote in message
>>> news:[email protected]
>>>> The old 93 has been getting increaingly less road-worthy of late, she's
>>>> started losing radiator juice as well as oil in the last week. Well at
>>>> 230, 264 miles, I've parked her for good. She's served the family for
>>>> over 12 years and 204,000 miles, but it's time to replace her.
>>>>
>>>> I spotted a '95 AE04B on Ebay locally with only 98,000 miles at a local
>>>> dealer. The reserve was $3000, and the bidding had only made it to
>>>> 1325. I went to the dealer to look at it. He tried telling me the
>>>> Kelly Blue Book was over $4000 for the car, but that was in excelent
>>>> condition. It's been hit on the front bumper. New paint and grill and
>>>> one headlight and new plastic between the headlights and the front
>>>> radiator. Also there is a bit of bondo in the trunk right well, which
>>>> is not uncommon for a Corolla of that age. So it's not in excellent
>>>> condition, but it's in good condition.
>>>>
>>>> I did manage to talk him down a good bit. Drove the new car home
>>>> tonight. Got to get a new sticky velcro pad for the I-pass.
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>> Charles of Schaumburg.
>>>>
>>>> Sad that we finally had to retire Old Blue, but glad that we got a good
>>>> replacement. She's mechanically sound, runs good, and we got a good
>>>> price.
>>>>
>>>>
>>> Congrats on the new ride!
>>>
>>> I also changed cars last week, and contrary to what Mike Hunt thinks,
>>> did not have to get signatures on the title notarized or sign in front
>>> of some official.
>>> --
>>>
>>> Ray O
>>> (correct punctuation to reply)
>>>

>>
>> I'm still trying to get to the title for the old one. It's in my
>> brother's basement in my old filing cabinet, top drawer. But if you've
>> ever seen his basement, you'd know why I can't get to it.
>>
>> The old car was 8J7 color, which was not an official 1993 color. The new
>> vehicle is 8K1, so we call it Baby Blue, as opposed to Old Blue 2.
>>
>> We name all our Toyotas:
>>
>> 72 Carina Banzai Buggy
>> 77 Corolla Old Blue
>> 79 Corolla Whitey
>> ---
>>
>> 93 Old Blue 2
>> 94 Blue
>> 95 (Nancy's) Boo Boo
>> 95 (mine) Baby Blue
>> 95 (Previa) Big Blue.
>>
>> We've got to stop buying blue cars. . . .
>>
>> Charles of Schaumburg

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> You HAVE to get out more, Charles. Can I comp you admissions to the next
> Illinois DEMONrat convention?
>
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>>

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Nah, I'd get kicked out. Or turn red in the face yelling at the lying liars
of the Loonie Left.

Charles of Schaumburg
 
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Re: On Topic for once: New car in the family stable

"n5hsr" <[email protected]> wrote in message
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> "sharx35" <[email protected]> wrote in message
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>> "n5hsr" <[email protected]> wrote in message
>> news:[email protected]
>>> "Ray O" <rokigawaATtristarassociatesDOTcom> wrote in message
>>> news:[email protected]
>>>>
>>>> "n5hsr" <[email protected]> wrote in message
>>>> news:[email protected]
>>>>> The old 93 has been getting increaingly less road-worthy of late,
>>>>> she's started losing radiator juice as well as oil in the last week.
>>>>> Well at 230, 264 miles, I've parked her for good. She's served the
>>>>> family for over 12 years and 204,000 miles, but it's time to replace
>>>>> her.
>>>>>
>>>>> I spotted a '95 AE04B on Ebay locally with only 98,000 miles at a
>>>>> local dealer. The reserve was $3000, and the bidding had only made it
>>>>> to 1325. I went to the dealer to look at it. He tried telling me the
>>>>> Kelly Blue Book was over $4000 for the car, but that was in excelent
>>>>> condition. It's been hit on the front bumper. New paint and grill and
>>>>> one headlight and new plastic between the headlights and the front
>>>>> radiator. Also there is a bit of bondo in the trunk right well, which
>>>>> is not uncommon for a Corolla of that age. So it's not in excellent
>>>>> condition, but it's in good condition.
>>>>>
>>>>> I did manage to talk him down a good bit. Drove the new car home
>>>>> tonight. Got to get a new sticky velcro pad for the I-pass.
>>>>>
>>>>> --
>>>>> Charles of Schaumburg.
>>>>>
>>>>> Sad that we finally had to retire Old Blue, but glad that we got a
>>>>> good replacement. She's mechanically sound, runs good, and we got a
>>>>> good price.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>> Congrats on the new ride!
>>>>
>>>> I also changed cars last week, and contrary to what Mike Hunt thinks,
>>>> did not have to get signatures on the title notarized or sign in front
>>>> of some official.
>>>> --
>>>>
>>>> Ray O
>>>> (correct punctuation to reply)
>>>>
>>>
>>> I'm still trying to get to the title for the old one. It's in my
>>> brother's basement in my old filing cabinet, top drawer. But if you've
>>> ever seen his basement, you'd know why I can't get to it.
>>>
>>> The old car was 8J7 color, which was not an official 1993 color. The
>>> new vehicle is 8K1, so we call it Baby Blue, as opposed to Old Blue 2.
>>>
>>> We name all our Toyotas:
>>>
>>> 72 Carina Banzai Buggy
>>> 77 Corolla Old Blue
>>> 79 Corolla Whitey
>>> ---
>>>
>>> 93 Old Blue 2
>>> 94 Blue
>>> 95 (Nancy's) Boo Boo
>>> 95 (mine) Baby Blue
>>> 95 (Previa) Big Blue.
>>>
>>> We've got to stop buying blue cars. . . .
>>>
>>> Charles of Schaumburg

>>
>> You HAVE to get out more, Charles. Can I comp you admissions to the next
>> Illinois DEMONrat convention?
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>>
>>>

>>
>>

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> Nah, I'd get kicked out. Or turn red in the face yelling at the lying
> liars of the Loonie Left.
>
> Charles of Schaumburg


Chances are the as they age they will see the light. More MATURE adults are
conservative than are younger, inexperienced NAIVE, callow people.




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Re: On Topic for once: New car in the family stable

"sharx35" <[email protected]> wrote in message
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> "n5hsr" <[email protected]> wrote in message
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>> "sharx35" <[email protected]> wrote in message
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>>> "n5hsr" <[email protected]> wrote in message
>>> news:[email protected]
>>>> "Ray O" <rokigawaATtristarassociatesDOTcom> wrote in message
>>>> news:[email protected]
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>>>>> "n5hsr" <[email protected]> wrote in message
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>>>>>> The old 93 has been getting increaingly less road-worthy of late,
>>>>>> she's started losing radiator juice as well as oil in the last week.
>>>>>> Well at 230, 264 miles, I've parked her for good. She's served the
>>>>>> family for over 12 years and 204,000 miles, but it's time to replace
>>>>>> her.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I spotted a '95 AE04B on Ebay locally with only 98,000 miles at a
>>>>>> local dealer. The reserve was $3000, and the bidding had only made
>>>>>> it to 1325. I went to the dealer to look at it. He tried telling me
>>>>>> the Kelly Blue Book was over $4000 for the car, but that was in
>>>>>> excelent condition. It's been hit on the front bumper. New paint and
>>>>>> grill and one headlight and new plastic between the headlights and
>>>>>> the front radiator. Also there is a bit of bondo in the trunk right
>>>>>> well, which is not uncommon for a Corolla of that age. So it's not
>>>>>> in excellent condition, but it's in good condition.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I did manage to talk him down a good bit. Drove the new car home
>>>>>> tonight. Got to get a new sticky velcro pad for the I-pass.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> --
>>>>>> Charles of Schaumburg.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Sad that we finally had to retire Old Blue, but glad that we got a
>>>>>> good replacement. She's mechanically sound, runs good, and we got a
>>>>>> good price.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>> Congrats on the new ride!
>>>>>
>>>>> I also changed cars last week, and contrary to what Mike Hunt thinks,
>>>>> did not have to get signatures on the title notarized or sign in front
>>>>> of some official.
>>>>> --
>>>>>
>>>>> Ray O
>>>>> (correct punctuation to reply)
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> I'm still trying to get to the title for the old one. It's in my
>>>> brother's basement in my old filing cabinet, top drawer. But if you've
>>>> ever seen his basement, you'd know why I can't get to it.
>>>>
>>>> The old car was 8J7 color, which was not an official 1993 color. The
>>>> new vehicle is 8K1, so we call it Baby Blue, as opposed to Old Blue 2.
>>>>
>>>> We name all our Toyotas:
>>>>
>>>> 72 Carina Banzai Buggy
>>>> 77 Corolla Old Blue
>>>> 79 Corolla Whitey
>>>> ---
>>>>
>>>> 93 Old Blue 2
>>>> 94 Blue
>>>> 95 (Nancy's) Boo Boo
>>>> 95 (mine) Baby Blue
>>>> 95 (Previa) Big Blue.
>>>>
>>>> We've got to stop buying blue cars. . . .
>>>>
>>>> Charles of Schaumburg
>>>
>>> You HAVE to get out more, Charles. Can I comp you admissions to the next
>>> Illinois DEMONrat convention?
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>>

>>
>> Nah, I'd get kicked out. Or turn red in the face yelling at the lying
>> liars of the Loonie Left.
>>
>> Charles of Schaumburg

>
> Chances are the as they age they will see the light. More MATURE adults
> are conservative than are younger, inexperienced NAIVE, callow people.
>
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To that argument I have two words to say: Teddy Kennedy.

Charles of Schaumburg
 
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