Just how batshit crazy am I to drive a 40 year old car 1300 miles

Discussion in 'OT Driven' started by daign, Aug 18, 2009.

  1. daign

    daign Guest

    My mom wants me to come visit her in Montana before it gets cold. I could fly out, but I'd much rather drive. Its a beautiful drive and I could stop off at the Bonneville salt flats at what not. Would be a cool ass adventure.

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    Batshit crazy or cool as fuck?
     
  2. chrislehr

    chrislehr * from home

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    cool as fuck, but have room on the CC for anything that comes up for SURE.
     
  3. just_another_on

    just_another_on New Member

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    First I was like, this nga is crazy.


    Then I realized it was daign and your car would probably do it no problem :o
     
  4. huevosrancheros

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    40 years ago they did it all the time

    i say cool
     
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    You could rent a car.
     
  6. MrBucket

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    which car, the camaro?
     
  7. Climbing Cracker

    Climbing Cracker I am the Devil. And I am here to do the Devil's w

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    that's not cool as fuck or batshit crazy. :ugh2:
     
  8. markw

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    Do it!
     
  9. markw

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    I'd assume so, because 1961 wasn't 40 years ago...
     
  10. daign

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    I'd expect issues and some funny fucking adventures in poduck towns for sure. I have AAA Plus and am pretty used to the adventure side of things.

    Money isn't the issue. Driving the Nissan would be equally expensive, just a lot more reliable and comfortable.
     
  11. autox

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    fuck idaho dude, drive into WY and go through jackson and yellowstone. Its amazing through there
     
  12. daign

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    I'm leaning towards that too. I can only imagine the looks I'll get on the highway at 80mph with CA plates :mamoru:
     
  13. KERS

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    doooo it
     
  14. thesuffering

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    how much would that cost you in gas? what kinda milage do you get?
     
  15. markw

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    Not nearly as fun though
     
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    ERock My Face Is Kittah OT Supporter

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    That would be an awesome drive.


    Make a side trip and do the road to the sun @ Glacier National Park. It was very pretty.
     
  17. daign

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    It adds 4 hours, but would be worth the adventure.

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  18. Once you get out of St. George Utah it's a very easy drive.

    I would get off I-15 in Idaho Falls and go up through yellowstone though.
     
  19. Adom

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    which car?
     
  20. ERock

    ERock My Face Is Kittah OT Supporter

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    Speaking of St. George. Zion has some sweet roads not horribly far from there.
     
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    DO EET FAGGOT. I'm jealous.
     
  22. markw

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    Do the math, the Conti is a 61, and the Camaro is a 69...
     
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  24. markw

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    Wait, is the paint original on the car? If so, take the nissan.
     
  25. daign

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    yup
     

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