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48 hours, 2600 miles, 18 States, and 1 brake caliper

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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.

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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.

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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.

Illustration for article titled 48 hours, 2600 miles, 18 States, and 1 brake caliper

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