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The Chronicles of Celerity

Discussion in 'Members' Lounge' started by Celerity, Jan 30, 2007.

  1. Celerity

    Celerity Well-Known Member

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    Today was goin ok.. I saved a bundle on my house purchase (Which closes the end of February), My job became alittle more stable, And my Radon tests came back (12, legal limit is 4). So I have that little travesty.

    So I decide to start looking for a new ride. I've always been up in the air about an 06 Mustang V6, a 1987 Lotus Esprit, or a 928 or 911 Porsche. I've also decided that my next car WILL be black, so the Lotus has been a real tough find.

    I'll take grey too.... Like this little number I drove tonight:
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    To my surprise, it's so cheap because the dealership that is offering it... Well, lemme reiterate the conversation with the salesman.

    "Ok, before you look around it, do you know what we're all about?"

    "We? Who? What?"

    "We, the dealership."

    "Umm... I would guess that I do. But I suppose I should ask"

    "We get cars, salvage cars, recovered thefts, floods, damages and insurance write offs and we repair them and sell them here"

    :blink:

    "This car was a flood from Maryland. Now we've been doing this for 15 years so there are some things that I have to get out of the way. First off, I'm no commision. That's no bullshit, these cars are very hard to sell, so I get paid hourly. Secondly, we have a book and DVD of how we restore the car, and we guarantee we'll pass ANY mechanic inspection. We've done all of the paperwork, and we are completely legal."

    :blink:

    "Why don't you take it for a drive. Bring her back in one piece"

    Blinking stops.

    I drove this car. I love this car. I'm totally heartbroken. He invited me to take it to my old shop (The ferrari / porsche shop) for the day for them to look it over. But I looked it over, and I'm sold.

    So I get home, I'm all giddy. I settle into a cup of tea when I hear a knock at my door.

    "Mr Earl, (town) Sheriff. Please open the door"
    I open the door.
    "Hello, Mr Earl?" ... " I regret to inform you that you've been served with papers at the bequest of the State of Connecticut. Included are your court documents..."



    I got fuckin sued.
     
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    FObangah New Member

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    who and what are you getting sued for?
     
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    ThatGuy4life The Riced Sleeper

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    For what?????????
     
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    Black Widow g2 *princess*

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    hahaha... never mind. shoulda stole the car.
     
  5. Celerity

    Celerity Well-Known Member

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    Well, I asked for the court date, really. It's a state tax thing from my dotcom-dotgone era.

    It took 3 years for them, and I kinda forgot - I got broadsided. The worst it will do is cost me $8000 - But with the house coming, that FREEZES my hopes of any new car.
     
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    Celerity Well-Known Member

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    Also, and I'm not afraid to say this, I have no clue how to operate the heating controls on an Airconditioned water cooled 911. None. And I'm willing to bet that only E does.
     
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    ThatGuy4life The Riced Sleeper

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    hhmm, the few things I could do with 8g's
     
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    dveit Well-Known Member VIP

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    So... are you gonna buy it?
     
  10. Celerity

    Celerity Well-Known Member

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    Yup.

    I've offered my Vega as "free game" for the loan. Basically, instead of paying interest, I'm going to give my Vega away to the person that loans me the money.

    If that happens, then I have no worries. If I don't go to court, or somehow escape this - and things remain the same with the house then I'll have the loan paid off without a problem. And a loan with interest will make up the $2000 loss I'll take with the Vega, so it's the same either way - but instead of the $1600 rims I had planned for the vega, I'll have those for the porsche.

    And perhaps some other porsche goodies.
     
  11. TurboMirage

    TurboMirage YEEAAAHHH VIP

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    the vega isnt worth 8K though.
     
  12. Black Widow g2

    Black Widow g2 *princess*

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    yes... and when you buy it will you please inform us how to turn on the heater?
     
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    Reading own's you. He's giving the Vega away to cover the intrest of the loan.
     
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    Celerity Well-Known Member

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    Same difference in costs. Abandon the Vega or try to sell it later.

    Also, it should be noted the Vega is way faster than the 911.
     
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    TurboMirage YEEAAAHHH VIP

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    how is that even possible? i would understand if it had the FA motor in it...
     
  17. Celerity

    Celerity Well-Known Member

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    This is what I've been sayin to you haters and assholes. The Vega is a nasty little fuck on the road. It keeps you in the seat so hard I start to slide up the vinyl ! It's about as fast as my Formula 400 I had way back ago.

    the 3.2 Porsche is nice, but the Cossie pulls you at whatever RPM you choose, smoothly all the way through the range.
     
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    i'll assume this is a non turbo 911 then?
    what year is that porsche?
    i've always had a place in my heart for a 928
    you don't like the 944turbos?

    and which house did you settle on? the one you posted?
     
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    TurboMirage YEEAAAHHH VIP

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    you slide up the vinyl because you weigh 20 lbs steve :p
     
  20. Celerity

    Celerity Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, non-turbo. It's actually right up my alley. It's an anniversary edition, fully loaded with ... the NICE seats :). It's NA, so I think it'll be better for a daily driver than the Turbo. and what I want is a daily driver, rain sleet and snow.

    EDIT: It's an 88. Last of the generation.
     
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