Our 1985 MR2 race car we bought specifically for autocross just made a surprise trip to Florida from New York City in order to get registered correctly.

With over 174,000 miles and purchased for a miserly sum well under the Craigslist ad’s original asking price - we were astounded that the only thing the car really needed over the trip was a brake caliper.

We didn’t realize the caliper was hanging up when we left, and five miles from our destination is when it made the first audible indication that anything was amiss.

A $40 part later and it drove for 24 hours straight through from Florida to Brooklyn.

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What a happy little car.