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Old 06-09-2009, 12:17 PM   #1 (permalink)
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540,000 miles on the original engine - NOT what you expect

Just watch the video and wait for the part where the guy asks her if she's afraid to travel alone.

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Old 06-09-2009, 12:25 PM   #3 (permalink)
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That's bitching.

Old lady sounds like she's doing what she wants when she wants to do it.
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Nice. She just hands him the gun
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Old 06-09-2009, 12:28 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Cool story.


Reminds me of my mom except for the car. My mom gets a new one every few years but she goes where she wants, when she wants. She routinely makes the trip between FL and OH by herself. She just turned 80 and travels with a SS .357 to keep her company.
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that is awesome. sounds like my grandma, but she has been wearing her cars out. right down to the gun... but she likes her single shot 410 better!
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What an awesome video and lady!
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I have "heard" 90% of wear and tear to an engine happens in the first oilless seconds of startup?
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I have "heard" 90% of wear and tear to an engine happens in the first oilless seconds of startup?
It's actually the cold starts. That's way taxis usually get real high mileages, they never get cold.
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Tottaly cool!!

Thanks for post that
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It's actually the cold starts. That's way taxis usually get real high mileages, they never get cold.
Breaking them in slow helps too.
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I'm with the "Awesome" crowd! Fantastic story!

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wow... she must tell some awesome stories! i was on the edge of my seat with a big ol grin on my face
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This is an unusual love story involving an 89-year-old woman and her beloved Chariot. The two have been together for decades and traveled more than 540,000 miles across this nation's highways and side streets.
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update to the story

Is Rachel Veitch still going strong at nearly 91? Is her beloved "Chariot" still going strong at well over half-a-million miles? It's been nearly two years since we checked up on a GB favorite and her classic Mercury Caliente car. We just had to know if both are still racking up the mileage.
http://growingbolder.com/media/techn...on-268605.html
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update to the story

Is Rachel Veitch still going strong at nearly 91? Is her beloved "Chariot" still going strong at well over half-a-million miles? It's been nearly two years since we checked up on a GB favorite and her classic Mercury Caliente car. We just had to know if both are still racking up the mileage.
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That lady is pure awesome.
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Great lady! I bet if that car goes she isn't far behind. Damn! Three husbands one car!
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The fact that it's not running makes me sad, I wonder what's wrong with it.
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