My take home pay for last year was about 27,000. And I spent over 1/3 of that on cars and tools. Come with me as I dive into the scary territory of looking at how you spent your money.
random ones should be something for everyone here
The factroy turbo set up on a Chevy Corvair. It boggles the mind.big ol hot air intake
Found these on a Japanese auction sight. If they were a set, instead of a pair I’d be trying to get them, but two cool rare wheels don’t do much good unless you just want them as garage decorations, or you have a 3 wheeled vehicle and don’t care if the back wheel doesn’t match...
Looking for Datsun Roasters I found this not LC, not Jeep. Nissan Patrol.
Found this on CL today. a 2018 Conti 2.7 AWD with 14,000 miles for 38k. For reference thats 8k less than a barnd new base model MSRP.
I decided to get a sticker to celebrate Fiona’s 1 year anniversary. I’ll have had the e90 for 1 year on the 26th. I got this one because I can’t afford to be in the Manual Gearbox Preservation Society. Seriously I love their stuff but 12 bucks for one sticker is nuts. And that doesn’t include shipping either.
And he’s putting the story on YouTube. I’ve only watched the first two so far, but I like them. No flash, no glamour. Just a normal guy restoring a neat car on a budget.
Found this one on a FB memory, a buddy of mine had just gotten a Crapvalier so I had to rag on him a little bit.
On the subject of the Z4rpa not having a manual trans
IDK LALDC has covered this already but look at this magnificent piece of Hot Wheels gold. Actually by weight it might be worth more than gold. they are going for 40 bucks on Amazon right now. (just found one for $17 may have to snag it)
So I went and looked at that house that I mentioned yesterday. I haven’t been inside as I’ll have to wait to go with our realtor for that(we lucked out that our preferred realtor has dibs on this listing), but the house is vacant so I drove down the driveway today, and yesterday just to get a feel for it, and measure…
I was still foolishly hopeful about Elio motors. I wish they would have to put it into production as a motorcycle instead of wasting millions on lobbying.
manual, wagon, with the cold weather package (heated steering wheel,and mirrors), panoramic sunroof, a hitch, and 70k miles. all for just 10 grand... with a salvage title whomp whomp.
So my wife just sent me info about this house. It’s a 1800sq/ft, 3 bed, 2 bath, with a 2 car garage, and 15 acres, and its almost in “budget”. As a bonus the house if only about 3 years old. So basically its everythign we both want/need. I edited the image just to make it a bit less likely for be reverse goolge-able.
I dont think requires much explanation. (Edit that’s my car)
i also added a wife, a mortgage, and a kid, and I’m not even 30 yet. I also learned how to “get a haircut you damn hippy”
An accurate representation