Jolene the Sunbird will be 30 this year. In June, to be exact. The door sticker says it was built in Lordstown, Ohio in “6/1990.” I wish I knew the exact day, but GM wants me to fork over $50.00 to obtain that information from their historical archives.

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Pretty impressive that she’s amassed only 58,000 miles in 30 years. And 2,000 of those have been in the last year or so with me.

For her 30th birthday, she’s getting another detail, some window visors (period correct ‘90s accessories), and a new oxygen sensor.

And, she is coming home to live at my house rather than in my friend’s garage. We are getting a shed-type garage building installed in our backyard that will allow for more storage and will hold the car. Yay!

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