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Oops, things broke Oops, things broke

Inside: things about collisions and very nice mid-2000s sedans that still used steel fenders.

Magical teleportation? Magical teleportation?

... or repeat offender?

Of Miatas and not-really-Miatas Of Miatas and not-really-Miatas

So I’m sure most of us know about the fine vehicles that are the ND Mazda Miata and the based-on-the-platform Fiat 124, both fine entries for the roadster market. But...

So I wandered around a new car lot today So I wandered around a new car lot today

... and discovered just how miserable it is to try and find a compact or sub-compact that lets you row your own on a dealer lot.

Well this is a problem Well this is a problem

This fine, handy dandy lever that is quite useful for parking on hills has decided it is not going to function anymore.

Kinja says I shall not look at the FP Kinja says I shall not look at the FP

Therefore I shall not look at the FP and instead continue diving deeper into the depths of my summer college class that I am definitely not procrastinating on at all.

Internal hopes for the sedan market Internal hopes for the sedan market

If Ford carries through with abandoning the sedan market, anyone looking for a sedan from Ford would probably move to find another builder of sedans.

Hour rule Hour rule

Subaru Leone RX

Educate me on mid-2000s VW Beetles Educate me on mid-2000s VW Beetles

There is a Beetle convertible in this very same shade of light cream near me for about $3500. Didn’t get to look inside to see if it’s a stick.

Hour rule Hour rule

Ligier JS50, a “heavy quadricycle”

No Fun Allowed No Fun Allowed

I wanted to have fun on the back roads tomorrow, but it seems like doing literally anything will cause this car to panic violently before spitting out a random emissions code from the computer. Ah, the joys of owning a beat up car that just wants out of purgatory.

So I get up to go to class today (update: I'm an idiot) So I get up to go to class today (update: I'm an idiot)

And discover that my vehicle has malfunctioned, refusing to start, and I can’t go to class on the first day of said class.

Finals are done Finals are done

I have managed to finish my finals for my first semester. I feel relatively confident that I have passed.

winterlegacy's week of DOTS winterlegacy's week of DOTS

Brought to you by the 1980s and college life.

Tonight is a sad night Tonight is a sad night

Sorry for the potato camera quality but mobile phone cameras hate the darkness. RIP this LLV.

Hour rule Hour rule

Subaru 360 van

DOTS featuring the spring melt DOTS featuring the spring melt

I needed to get out of the house and away from writing my research paper, so I wandered around and found some neat cars while I was doing so.

Oppo seems quiet Oppo seems quiet

Quick, while everyone else is away, post pictures of lifted/overland cars that shouldn’t exist but exist anyways.

winterlegacy considers: Saturn Vue winterlegacy considers: Saturn Vue

Convince me why I shouldn’t buy one of these badge engineered monstrosities. There’s one for $4,100 that looks almost exactly like the one in this image that I keep seeing on my daily commute, and it’s pretty clean.

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