Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Oh Blogger, I've been neglecting you.

So, I know I lied. I got all wrapped up in buying a car/4th of July stuff and have been just way too busy.
Yeah, that's right, I bought a car. The truck was getting way too poor gas mileage for me (My guess was single digits in the city, and barely 14mpg on the freeway), so I decided to spend some money on a more reasonable car. Though I use the term "reasonable" rather loosely because of what I bought.

It's a 97 Chrysler Sebring Convertible lol. I only paid $1400 for it, and the outside looks rather brilliant, barely any dents, and only a couple of scratches. The only down side is that the rear window in the top has separated, and I suspect it leaks. We've only had immense heat ever since I bought it so I can't really check to see if it does. But I found lots of moisture in the trunk, and the rear seat bottom foam/carpets are also wet. So I guess the next thing I'm going to do is buy a new top (only $300) and call it good. It's also an automatic, which isn't my favorite thing but I'll survive. But it gets 28mpg on the freeway so I'm more than ecstatic!

It was a completely whimsical purchase that turned out to be not so bad at all. Has anyone else lucked out like that before?

Sunday, July 3, 2011

Quick Update

I'm driving two hours to go check out a car I might buy. Hopefully it's not crap like the last car I went to look at. I plan on having a full-length post when I get back later tonight.