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January 20th, 2012

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09:01 pm - Car issues
So I was going out to Wendys for lunch at work yesterday. As I was turning onto the street where Wendys is, my car didn't actually turn. And ended up hitting the median curb. Hard. The steering was all messed up.

I ended up limping it to a local Belle Tire store, after work, going 20 mph with my hazard lights on. It turns out my tires were pretty bald which is why I was sliding. I figured at a minimum I would need new tires, a new rim for the one that hit the curb and a control arm. Turns out it was more than that. $2100 more.

But I could have been on the freeway when I had my difficulties and be overturned in a ditch somewhere.

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Date:January 21st, 2012 03:43 pm (UTC)
I'm really glad you didn't end up in a ditch, or worse:)
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Date:January 21st, 2012 07:35 pm (UTC)
I'm thinking it was tho Old Man's way of saying, "You should have been prepared and gotten new tires when you had the chance."
Date:January 21st, 2012 08:09 pm (UTC)
Tires freak me out, especially in winter. Glad you're ok.

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