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Bought a new car.

It’s the most modern car I’ve ever owned. The only one I’ve had built in this century. The last modern car I had was a 1998 Toyota Tercel - which was rear ended and totaled by an uninsured driver.

What did I get? A 2010 Honda Fit Sport. I wanted something with a manual, and with under 100K miles. I don’t know if anybody else has noticed, but the used market has really dried up this year. I looked at Subarus too, but nothing with a manual wasn’t beat to shit and/or overpriced. It’s going to take some getting used to, after driving nothing but old Saabs for six years. The Saab’s controls are all very heavy - precise, but heavy. You need to put some weight into your inputs. So a modern car with power brakes and power steering, it’s a little disconcerting.


As for the Saab, I’m thinking about putting it on BAT and seeing what happens, or maybe putting it on ebay. I did have a couple prospective buyers, but honestly would like to see it move on ASAP.

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