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Old 11-26-2005, 05:59 PM   #1
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Well i was out last night driving a chick home, and i took a shortcut through the harding high school parking lot (if anyone in MN knows east st.paul). She warned me of speed bumps, so i took my time and slowed wayyy down. One.. good. Two... good. Three'* the charm, BAM i hear a crunch and the wheel rips to the right. I hit the brakes immediately and get out, only to find my wheel 90* perpendicular to the fender. Long story short the lower ball joint snapped. I knew this was coming for a while because the car always had a weird veering problem when you went around a right turn and an odd clunk that we could never pinpoint. Oh if i forgot to mention it'* my 1986 Mazda 626 5-speed. Just turned 211,000 miles. Luckily we were only a block away from her house. So anyways a $90 dollar tow and a $35 dollar ball joint later and she'll be good as new. Now to fix the leaky gas tank...
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old cars suck at times - I've been there..




My dad'* in the garage right now as I type this, performing surgery on the SSE... fuel pump!
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I think I'm gonna be next in line for a fuel pump job.
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All old cars don't suck. Just any made by Ford Motor Company.
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so did you make her walk the rest of the way home??
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I think I'm gonna be next in line for a fuel pump job.
let me know when, I'll offer to help
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so did you make her walk the rest of the way home??
Haha i walked her home. I had to find someplace warm to wait for the tow truck to come. She was cool about it though, however embarassing it may have been for me.
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so did you make her walk the rest of the way home??
Haha i walked her home. I had to find someplace warm to wait for the tow truck to come. She was cool about it though, however embarassing it may have been for me.
Who towed it???? Chief'*?
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hey, wait,

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hey, wait,

Ahaha. Your cars suck. :P
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