The following is another blog posting I wrote before I started blogging here on WordPress. Enjoy, as I have definitely done the same reading old writings of mine!
“Things Are Coming Along” – March 1, 2011
Yesterday, I bought a Peddler’s Post. Just an ad newspaper to look in there for any pick-ups for sale. I found a couple that were decently priced with good miles.
First I called some lady trying to sell a Ranger. It was posted for $3300 or something like that I think. She lived in a bad part of town and we really didn’t want to drive all the way out there, which was about 20 miles.
Then I called this other guy who had a ’91 S10 for sale that only had 88k miles on it. At first I didn’t get an answer but he called me back later. It sounds like it’s not in too bad of shape, even though it is older than me. haha He doesn’t live too far from my house so once I get the chance when we are both available I’m gonna go take a look at it. It’s a V6 with a new alternator, a brand new battery, new tires last October just before winter, and he bought it from the original owner. And the original owner put a new AC compressor in it, so the AC works great.
There were only a few minor flaws with it. He said the headliner fabric was coming off, but nothing with a little glue won’t fix. I was going to put seatcovers on anyway. He said from a recent paint job it had a few spots where it was peeling on the outside. And the last thing is that the exhaust is pretty loud. For being an older car with 88k he’s asking $2300 for it. He says it runs really well. So whenever I get a chance I’ll go over there and take a look at it. I think this might be the one! I hope so. I was super excited after I got off the phone with him last night.
Today, all I’ve done so far is work an eight hour shift and come home. Gonna find myself something to eat here! I will call the truck owner soon to set up a day where we can look the truck over and hopefully make a good deal!