Monday, November 19, 2012

Wheels in motion.

Last week, the storm reminded me how hard it is to get up my snowy driveway in an old Ford LTD.

I’d already been thinking about getting something that didn’t suck gas like what I’m driving now, and that would make it up the dirt road to our property.  Turning the Mercury to CNG would have done great for gas expenses, but did nothing for camping.

So I decided I wanted a Jeep Wrangler.  4 or 6 cylindar, the gas mileage will be a lot better than 10 MPG.  Made for dirt roads and 4 wheel drive so I don’t have to shovel my driveway at 11 PM to get up my driveway.  Plus, unlike an SUV or Subaru, the top comes off.  Convertibles rock!

So, I applied for a loan at my Credit Union and got pre-approved.  Now I just have to find a good one.

I think I’ll pass on the pink one though.


Lisa Shafer said...

I don't know; the fringe and the stripes on that pink one are really ..... unusual.

Alexia said...

10 mpg!! How can anyone afford to run a vehicle that slurps gas like that??

The pink one's beautiful. Your students would love it!

Max Sartin said...

Lisa - not to mention the pink tire rims. Just not my style.

Alexia - Fortunately it's only a 5.5 mile (8.9 km) drive to work, I just don't do a whole lot more driving than that. But that's also why I'm looking for something that gets better mileage, so I can afford to go places once and a while.