I owe you guys a cumulative update. In yesterday’s teaser, I proclaimed that my father’s CL100 was finally up and running, but the posts before that suggested that there was still a ways to go yet. Here’s what happened over the past few days.
Australian dad’s car towed over son’s burnout videos
Submitted all my papie´rwork To VW whatfer the buying back of the Nox Box. They are going to let me keep it until April of 2017 and then buy it back from me for $19,567. How kind of them. Also, interestingly enough, I found out that:
I have no intention of removing it.
My wife’s front passenger tire went flat a couple weeks ago while sitting in our garage. I filled it back up and monitored the pressure for a few days and it wasn’t leaking. I figured it was some freak thing and just forgot all about it until this weekend my wife left her car out in the driveway and the tire went flat…
I drove it on the second and third day of the 2016 Hagerty Maple Mille. It’s a completely restored concours level car. Also: it’s a stick.
For my part, I will wait for the rehash tomorrow on WSJ, NYT and NPR.
On a fun car
2017 Ford F-450 Platinum
Crocodile Dundee would be ashamed.
Released on January 16th 1998 to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Nissan Skyline. It came with the same RB26DETT, ATTESA-ETS, HICAS four wheel steering and interior upgrades as the “standard” R33 Skyline GT-R. only a few hundred were produced and they only came in metallic grey, pearlescent purple, and white.…
Because...what the fuck?
I mean look at that cheese grater, wouldn’t a lightening badge just set that off! I say toss it on the Volt, the Bolt, the upcoming Jolt sportscar, and the 4-door coupe SUV that will be named the Dolt! Boom, instant GM electric subbrand for the US! They can even spin it off into a Tesla fighting brand called...hmmm,…
I got everyone beat as of yesterday. Had to bring my wife’s dead cat back from the vet to bury her in the yard.
My buddy sent me two pictures and a text saying “Don’t have to worry about finding parking tonight! Driving around looking for a spot and the ball joint/axle failed. Glad it wasn’t on the highway. Literally two minutes after exiting.”
So far 459 miles on the trip odometer not including the the other 150 miles on the first shakedown run. Just need to seam seal parts of the rocker and new door seals.