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September 28, 2014
Posted at 6:56 pm
Updated: September 28, 2014 - 7:13 pm
 

Brain trouble

You certainly did

Did what?

Have brain trouble

Oh…that.

Yeah…that.

I was embarrassed.

You bought the first vehicle you could with the funds you had

Yeah…it's a piece of shit.

Should have waited

Hindsight is 20/20. So far I've spent almost five hundred dollars and it still sounds terrible.

It sounded great when you test drove it.

I didn't notice the empty can of Motor Honey in the back. And I didn't notice the stripped screw in the distributor…or the stupid wire the guy pulled to open the hood.

You had to take the bumper off to fix that…and go to the junkyard for a different hood release cable….and hood latch

I had no idea tail lights were so expensive…

Or the corner lights

Or the seat cover was felt and tore when I was getting out.

You were stupid!

We decided that months ago.

You should have sold the van when they were paying 14 dollars a hundred…but no…you waited…how much did you get?

8 bucks a hundred. I didn't know the bottom was going to fall out of the scrap metal market.

Drive the truck til the wheels fall off.

I should have waited…one more week and I could have had a toyota