… A whole lot of time and money make. This is what “my” 1965 Chevrolet Biscayne could have been if not for my sisters, a broken idler arm, terminal rust and a budget funded by $2.52/hr BK Lounge money. According to the owner, this car avoided its date with the glue factory due to perseverance, money, nostalgia, money and money.
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If it were a convertible, we’d call it a babymaker.
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Then (ca. 1979)
DOA at ArtPost AMC, next to the Downtowner Motel/hooker hotel. Karma laughs at her own joke.
Blue and Cragars for the win.
High school would have been a million percent better if the second one was in my driveway back in the day.
Karma: Think again, Mr. Band Geek.
I swear it’s not a social call.* And no, I did not park in the back to go unseen by cops or coworkers.
November 1979 – death becomes her
The best things:
roll down rear windows
could remove ignition key while the car was running (handy when fighting over who got to use it next)
straight 6 tractor motor that would run forever
The worst things:
manual steering. Even more fun with a broken idler arm, making it a Fox News car (always pulling right)
straight 6 tractor motor that had about 90 hp
everything was 5 minutes from failure – paint turning to dust. window cranks spontaneously breaking. Starter motor roulette.
Its colossal failures did lead to the acquisition of
the Fury, so it’s got that going for it, which is good.
*The building in the background is the famous
Downtowner motel, across the street from the BK Lounge.