ehowton (ehowton) wrote,
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ROADWORTHY





So there I was, trying to hold onto cash - I've been lucky insofar as I haven't had a lot of little expenses - but the few I have had have been monumental. So all was going well until we planned a trip to Colorado, which is normally a non-issue because we either take GF's car, or my little Tiburon. But this trip we're bringing the kids, and that means one thing, THE GRAND MARQUIS. At 24-mpg, its fine for its size, but the last couple of trips to Texas really drove the point home that it needed new shocks. It wasn't bad on a smooth, even straightway, but the moment there was even a slight change in elevation, the car starts hip-hopping until everyone has motion sickness...kinda like The Beast John Candy drives in Uncle Buck.

Today, all that changed.

A full set of new shocks installed by Schartz Automotive in Larned, KS. The drive back to Newton proved it was the right decision.

Colorado, here we come!
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