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Old 07-09-2006, 10:00 PM   #1
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Welp, I haven't been on here lately, or any car related forums for that matter. I hit the big 3-0 a few months ago, and I've had a lot to think about. During that process, I've come to the conclusion that I'm wasting a lot of time and money on these cars when there are more important places I should be applying both those things to. I want to change my job, go back to school, and buy a house. I'd also like one normal, reliable daily driver.

I've had the 2 turbos for almost 3 years, now, and have gotten no where with them. My hours, and the fact that I live in an apartment complex that doesn't let you check your oil, let alone do repairs on cars, have pretty much left me treading water during that time, not to mention the aggrevation of keeping up with registration to keep the cars from getting towed, etc. I have to accept the fact that it'* just beyond impractical owning 4 cars, rare and hard to find parts for ones at that, in my current situation. Maybe down the road, when I'm better situated with my schedule, and own an actual driveway with a garage, I'll pick them up again, but now is simply not the right time.

I guess I forgot somewhere down the line that I was getting older. It just sort of snuck up on me. You're living your life one day at a time, and all of a sudden, you turn around, and your 20'* are gone with not much to show for it. It just slips away from ya'. I have to change that. I've got a lot of ground to cover, and this is merely step one. And so, as much as it pains me to say it....I will be selling off all the cars, with the possible exception of the 2 door Turbo Grand Prix, but that'* a big maybe at this point. I'll sell off the other 3 first, and go from there.

So yeah...as if anyone cares about the boring details, that'* my deal/where I've been the past few months. I guess I just kind of needed to get it off my chest/see it written out.
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Hey! I know you.... your on a-body.net! You should come back over there and pay us a visit. BTW, I'm Ciera96V688.
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If you want a rare yet reliable car look no further than a 96-99 */C LSS. Good luck finding one though.
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Bonneville94V688 - I posted about selling the cars over there last weekend. Glad you got that XC!

fantastic88 - Whatever I buy, it will be a '02 & up. I'm done messing around with older cars, at least for my daily driver. I'm leaning towards a Trailblazer. That way, if I take up eBay full time, it can be my work vehicle, as well as my daily driver/nice going out vehicle.
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glad to hear that you are still around/doing alright.

I hope everything turns out good for you.
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Bonneville94V688 - I posted about selling the cars over there last weekend. Glad you got that XC!

fantastic88 - Whatever I buy, it will be a '02 & up. I'm done messing around with older cars, at least for my daily driver. I'm leaning towards a Trailblazer. That way, if I take up eBay full time, it can be my work vehicle, as well as my daily driver/nice going out vehicle.
Well, hopefully. I have to make plans to buy it.
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Just be sure to sell those to someone who know what he'* buying.
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Thanks, guys. I'm sure everything will turn out fine. I'm pretty confident in my decision. Unfortunately, I don't have the luxury of time to weed through the potential buyers, and pick who I'm going to sell them to. :( I've gotta' get rid of the 3 I'm definitely not keeping within the next 2 months. First one should be up by the end of this weekend. By the way....can I post them on BC? The for sale section only said G-body, H-body, W-body, etc. Nothing on there about A-bodies being ok.
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