July 02, 2014

This Or That

On one hand, it's 1010pm and I've just gotten home.  That's not so good.

On the other hand, I now have a complete load of clean towels and washcloths.  That's very good.

On the gripping hand, The DuckMobile rolled a natural 1 and came to a halt on the side of the road.  That's not very good at all.

On the... um... second other hand, it was the road in my apartment complex, 20 yards short of the crest of a hill that leads down to Pond Central's parking lot, and Ph.Duck was nice enough to help me get it there, so that's about as good as I can hope for.

On the whole, however, crap on a stick.

UPDATE: Main Rear Seal leak.  Cost of fixing it and the exhaust system where it's been leaking (and chewing away at the pipe) is, and I quote, "more than the car is worth."  Sez you, buster.  Anyway, car works again, I just need to watch the oil levels... that's what happened.  Oil was so low that the engine was, essentially, cutting out to keep from grenading itself.  *sigh* 

Posted by: Wonderduck at 09:35 PM | Comments (2) | Add Comment
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1 Well, fiddlesticks.

Posted by: GreyDuck at July 03, 2014 08:54 AM (CUkqs)

2 On the plus side... yay modern engineering.  Thirty years ago without that oil sensor, the bill would have been "more than three of these cars are worth."

Posted by: Mikeski at July 04, 2014 10:32 PM (luDkn)

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