Monday, April 4, 2011

Car Stuff Update

Quick post this morning as I have a meeting to fly to shortly.

Just got a phone call from D, whose wagon is in for snow tire removal. Apparently they have found a loose ball joint as well as some cracked belts. Total fix price $550.

Something told me yesterday not to put that leftover $1000 towards the mortgage just yet...glad I listened.

It was supposed to have been my car going in today but we just got back into car hunt mode so will be postponing it until we find out more.

Finally test drove a 328i, 335i and a couple of Cayennes S's. I ran out of gas before we got to the A4s and S4s.

I can understand now, how the test drives alone can talk someone into sign papers right away. Those cars sell themselves. I've learned a lot about the differences between Japanese vs German power.

No decision yet on my trip. I will need to make up my mind this week.


  1. Middle Way,
    You were wise to listen to your instincts yesterday. It's frustrating to have unexpected car expenses, but a good feeling to have the money available to pay for them.

  2. Hi Jan!

    Yes it is. I still remember the years where my emergency fund was my line of credit. It was a great day when I moved beyond that to real savings.