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Old 06-23-2018, 01:59 PM   #1
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GMC is outta here...

We donated it to an organization that will use it for their needs.

Left here this morning with 290,250 miles on it - and it was running great as I drove it away.

Sad to see it go - that truck was absolutely GREAT...
Had it 18 years and 3 weeks.
Almost like a family member... Wife was crying when we were together afterwards. I have a pic here of the one time the Yukon towed the new (to me) car trailer. This is when I got the trailer and towed it home. That was the only time it towed that thing - but did so just fine. (I got my 3/4 ton truck shortly thereafter).

Stay tuned for more 'car news' soon hopefully with the E9 continuing in its progress... I'll update that info soon.
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Old 06-25-2018, 08:22 PM   #2
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Thatís a lot of miles.

Iím hoping my E46 will make it to 300k and beyond.

With 155k now, Iím halfway there but will take longer than 16 years because I donít drive her often enough.
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Old 06-25-2018, 10:46 PM   #3
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We donated it to an organization that will use it for their needs.

Left here this morning with 290,250 miles on it - and it was running great as I drove it away.

Sad to see it go - that truck was absolutely GREAT...
Had it 18 years and 3 weeks.
Almost like a family member... Wife was crying when we were together afterwards. I have a pic here of the one time the Yukon towed the new (to me) car trailer. This is when I got the trailer and towed it home. That was the only time it towed that thing - but did so just fine. (I got my 3/4 ton truck shortly thereafter).

Stay tuned for more 'car news' soon hopefully with the E9 continuing in its progress... I'll update that info soon.
The end of era. A good run.
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Old 06-26-2018, 08:35 AM   #4
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The end of era. A good run.
+1. Congrats...
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Old 06-26-2018, 08:38 AM   #5
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Wow, is that the vehicle that was still running on its original brakes?

End of an era.

But it does feel good making such a useful donation!
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Old 06-26-2018, 11:49 AM   #6
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Damn that's great. Sad to see it go though.
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Old 06-26-2018, 02:45 PM   #7
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Wow, is that the vehicle that was still running on its original brakes?

End of an era.

But it does feel good making such a useful donation!
Original brakes ?!

That canít be right.

Unless he did a lot of coasting to a stop, lol.
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Old 06-27-2018, 12:42 AM   #8
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LOL -
No - not the original brakes at the end.

But - the brakes did last for a LONG time....
See http://forums.carmudgeons.com/showthread.php?t=42353
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