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I'm doing a lot of driving this week, as we travel to The City for Mom's 97th Birthday party. Already logged 2hrs on the road today. This is a good warning to stay alert!

Read all… Subjects: added on 2017 Jun 22
Subjects: fail, automobile

Some funny classics, many pix new to me. Great collection as always.

Favorite new-to-me is the escalator! Because, look! Got all the way to the bottom!

Read all… Subjects: added on 2017 Mar 16
Subjects: automobile, fail

TexasDan #243: ...Would have hit my son on the rider's side, but my wife hesitated for no particular reason when the light turned green....

So glad they didn't get hit.

Read all… Subjects: added on 2017 Jan 5
Subjects: accident, automobile

Sherry McEvil: AMC Hornet (Insect, not an animal)...

Well, an insect counts as "animal" versus vegetable or mineral in the first guess in 20 questions.

Read all… Subjects: added on 2016 Dec 18
Subjects: automobile, personal history

zettai: "...drove a brand-new car down a mostly dry and rocky stream bed for some distance..."

Read all… Subjects: added on 2016 Dec 4
Subjects: automobile

Bob in Houston #581: "...over the Galveston causeway because the idjit driving got CS powder in his eyes..."

Read all… Subjects: added on 2016 Dec 4
Subjects: automobile

Dumbest (non-sexual) think I've done in a vehicle?

Glad "non-sexual" was specified....

Read all… Subjects: added on 2016 Dec 3
Subjects: automobile

...push/pull on a steering wheel shaft column now...

Whatever it's called.

Read all… Subjects: added on 2016 Oct 24
Subjects: automobile

Hand signals - haven't used them in ages, but they are still handy for that tiny handful of respectful bicyclers.

Read all… Subjects: added on 2016 Oct 24
Subjects: automobile

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Read all… Subjects: added on 2016 Sep 1
Subjects: automobile

The alternator died today on the van. I suspect it was jealous because we just replaced the starter. What will #3 be, I wonders.

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Read all… Subjects: added on 2016 Aug 13
Subjects: aloha, automobile

We just had to replace the starter on our van. Best we could recall, this is the first time we've done so on that van. But we sure have replaced a lot of starters over the years.

Read all… Subjects: added on 2016 Jul 1
Subjects: automobile

Me: Someone in the Galactic Horde Knowledge Base will be along to answer, possibly before I can post this.

Haha! So MANY good replies!

Read all… Subjects: added on 2016 Apr 28
Subjects: automobile

Alberta Oil Peon: ....electrically-conductive cement...

Read all… Subjects: added on 2016 Apr 28
Subjects: automobile

Breezing along, sipping this wine, reading comments, when suddenly it hits me: wtf am I doing?

Am I too late with the car/stripper name?

Read all… Subjects: added on 2016 Mar 10
Subjects: humor, Travelall

Well... long ago, when I was a much bigger idjit than I am today....

Read all… Subjects: added on 2016 Feb 19
Subjects: automobile, personal history

Also, "...pickup ...fishtails through the ditch between my rig and the stranded cars..." Whew!

Read all… Subjects: added on 2016 Feb 19
Subjects: accident, online community, Suburban (Chevy)

torquewrench: ...she was going waaaaaaaay too fast in the first place.

And hitting the brakes for no reason. Compound bad choices.

Read all… Subjects: added on 2016 Feb 19
Subjects: accident, online community, Suburban (Chevy)

JEM: Modern products are much more carefully assembled, the engines and electricals and transmissions and etc. are generally more reliable and MUCH longer-lasting.

Read all… Subjects: added on 2016 Feb 8
Subjects: Quest (Nissan)

qdpsteve, 'way back up there somewhere: if you could own for free, one pristine/perfect/new model of ANY car EVER manufactured, which would you take?

Read all… Subjects: added on 2016 Jan 30
Subjects: Mustang (Ford)

Amazing to me that these geezers with their classic cars can have them in pristine, immaculately restored condition... yet some seem unable to fix the muffler!

Read all… Subjects: added on 2015 Sep 26
Subjects: automobile

Grey Fox: Speaking as someone who does where a hat as a regular thing, it is a real pain to remember to take it off where appropriate and carry it around.

Read all… Subjects: added on 2015 Sep 26
Subjects: automobile, hat

MrScribbler: If you know what a Honda 600 was, you can imagine how much space it offered for interpersonal relationships....

Read all… Subjects: added on 2015 Aug 9
Subjects: childhood memories, Mustang (Ford), relationships

Looking at that pic MP4 posted of Cooper and Powell... Note that wide running board on the car. You could drive along with a small army standing on there!

Read all… Subjects: added on 2015 May 7
Subjects: automobile

"Don't drive like my brother."
"Don't drive like my brother."

This is a most excellent tribute. Thanks, bob!

Read all… Subjects: added on 2014 Nov 5
Subjects: NPR, automobile

Pete: "…I have so many things today I could set a record for the longest thread on this blog. I will,of course,practice restraint."

Read all… Subjects: added on 2014 Nov 4
Subjects: NPR, humor, automobile

Pete: "You don't drive a Cobra; you just stare at it."

Bill Cosby would agree, after he tried his.

Read all… Subjects: added on 2014 Oct 30
Subjects: automobile

Actually, Monday started yesterday for me. We were heading down to have a family lunch with my mom. Hit the highway, and the car started shimmying, only noticeable over 60mph.

Read all… Subjects: added on 2014 Sep 29
Subjects: automobile, decisions, fail

Five out of the last ten comments being mine, I was going to try to shut up until I scrolled off the list, at least, but I ran into a post about cow tipping I thought you'd enjoy.

Read all… Subjects: added on 2014 Jul 13
Subjects: cows, automobile, prank

mindful - If it's all (a), then things are going extremely well. -Mike Hammer

Yes, they certainly would be, wouldn't they! :/

Read all… Subjects: added on 2014 Feb 18
Subjects: automobile, children, duty, parenting

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