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Anybody want an step-daughter cheap
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kraigWY    Posted 01-06-2004 at 07:54:16       [Reply]  [No Email]
comes with dodge caravan.

Being the lazy type, I got all my vehicles set for winter so I don't have to worry about fixing them in the cold. Got diesel trucks and (heated cab) diesel tractor pluged in. Expecting inside jobs with the complete Lowes store wife brought home.

But Noooooo, Now I have to figure out why daughter's stupid dodge van wont keep running. And she wants a second car. A '72 VW bug. From what I remember about them they keep you outside all winter working on them too.


Taylor Lambert    Posted 01-06-2004 at 18:47:45       [Reply]  [No Email]
Hmm Im single and have a 72 VW and a 90 model carvan lol. I know how cars can be brother hit a deer in his little pontiac Lemans he had as his first car. The deer got up and walked away and left him with a totalled car. When the incsurance company had it redone every week someting new went wrong with it then it settled down and he found a nicer car and we sold the Le mans or shall I say the Le'mon.
I stay on the truck side of the family for better resell, an 85 Chevy 1 ton will bring 3500 easy and a car made in the 90's wont bring but about 7 to 800 dollars.


magpie    Posted 01-06-2004 at 11:26:53       [Reply]  [No Email]
I have a Dodge Caravan too, sure is a piece of garbadge. No more chrysler products for me, might go for a Dodge Pu. with a cummins, but certianly no more cars.


toolman    Posted 01-06-2004 at 13:37:30       [Reply]  [No Email]
we had a 93 plymouth acclaim , great little car , traded it off this past summer, went everywhere , good in snow great on gas,wish i had kept, some guy up your way bought next day off the lot for his daughter to go to school in lethbridge called me asked what was wrong with it , when i told him how good a car it had been he sure was glad he got it,only chrysler product i ever had that was any good.


Chuck WI    Posted 01-06-2004 at 10:28:13       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Does she own her own boat & can she clean fish?


bob    Posted 01-06-2004 at 09:42:17       [Reply]  [No Email]
Kraig remember when you got her out of diapers you thought you had it made Problems just keep getting bigger and costler but wouldn,t trade kids for any thing good luck Maybe you can talk wife into returning house stuff


deadcarp    Posted 01-06-2004 at 09:38:52       [Reply]  [No Email]
heh heh - sounds like the 2 family, 1 house thing getting ripe again. we had that til junior suggested i do something romantic to myself. well where i come from you don't say things like that in another man's living room, after sleeping til 11 then being too busy to drive somebody to the doctor -sooo he got a new day's assignment - go find yer own hole to pay taxes on.

but we did land a good dil - she pulls her own weight, cheers people up and drops cute grandkids.
i'd consider the bug but only thing i know about dodges is i can't afford them :)


Ron,Ar    Posted 01-06-2004 at 08:57:44       [Reply]  [No Email]
I got a step-son I'll trade, he has no car, no job either, smokes 2 packs a day. Name your price.


Rowdy Yates    Posted 01-06-2004 at 08:51:31       [Reply]  [Send Email]
'72 VW? Talk about no heat!! I own @ run VW powered Rail Buggies, yeh they are alot of fun, but I in no way want a VW beetle to rely on for transportation!! They are kinda neat, but that's about it, they had there time in history. I'd get rid of the Dodge too and buy a GM product. Dodge...'72 VW.....not much difference there!!


Willy-N    Posted 01-06-2004 at 08:11:33       [Reply]  [No Email]
Good year for a VW engine but big bucks and lots of time fixing them because of the newer style running gear and smog stuff. Owned a few and had a 72 VW engine in a 67 Bug that was nice but I worked on it all the time. I guess that will be your new job. I don't ever want to own another one. Mark H.


ret    Posted 01-06-2004 at 12:05:27       [Reply]  [No Email]
I commuted in a 66 bug for 8 years in Ca, we worked on a lot of them years ago. Best and cheapest transportation I ever had. Only drawback would be the heater in a cold climate. Can't think of a better, more functional ,easy to work on car.
REt


Willy-N    Posted 01-06-2004 at 12:32:29       [Reply]  [No Email]
I could pull the engine out of mine in 15 mins or less and all back in in less thw 1/2 hour. But I had a Baja so it was even easier to so. The heat problem is why I got rid of mine also. Mark H.


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