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Old 07-10-2016, 12:05 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Well Bertha the Beast is dead. I tried to reenact the seen from the movie Christine, no luck. She had run approx 450k on the original motor and clutch. Driven cross country several times. Done more miles on dirt roads than most trucks ever do. I found a flybox worth of flies stuck in in random places when I cleaned her out. She defended me from moose and minivan attacks. It took a speeding 1980's ford to finally take her out. No major injuries in either vehicle.

So I am officially in the market for a used truck. 6 ft bed or bigger. Trying to stay under 5k.
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Old 07-10-2016, 03:12 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Wow, that looks bad. Glad you're gonna be OK.
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Well THAT sucks! Glad you're OK!
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That sucks Bugz. Glad you're safe.

Not sure if you're interested in a 2WD or not. But, I have one of my pickups for sale. Shoot me a PM if you are.
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SUX dude! Glad you're OK!
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RIP Bertha, glad your ok buddy.
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That sucks Bugz. Glad you're safe.

Not sure if you're interested in a 2WD or not. But, I have one of my pickups for sale. Shoot me a PM if you are.
Thanks for the offer. But I am looking for a 4wd.
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Looks as if you were lucky getting out of that unharmed, sorry Berhta didn't make, RIP.
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Well I pulled the trigger on a classic Toyota T100 with a cap. That should get me and the gear a few places I haven't been in the accord!
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Were you lucky enough to find one with a manual transmission by chance? Either way it will for sure get you to places you could not get with in the accord plus tons more gear. Glad you did not get hurt...
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