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Old 12-14-2020, 01:07 PM   #3 (permalink)
Isaac Zachary
High Altitude Hybrid
 
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Location: Gunnison, CO
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Avalon - '13 Toyota Avalon HV
90 day: 40.45 mpg (US)

Prius - '06 Toyota Prius
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Originally Posted by freebeard View Post
Didn't your previous incarnation have a 1967 Beetle? What became of it?
Sort of. It was a Super Beetle made from a 1970 Beetle and two Super Beetles from 1971 and 1972.

I ended up selling it. I put it in the paper and was offered substantially more for it than what I had paid for it. Although I had rebuild the engine and redid all the brakes and wheel bearings and got all the electrical and heating working 100% by then.

I sold it thinking it would be smart to have just one car and focus on it. So I sold it and my 1985 VW Golf diesel and bought the Avalon. (This was probably a good choice since it looks like the wife and I are going to be parents.) But then the Wife saw this $300 Prius and just had to have it. So now we're a two car family again.
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