American cars suck. Big time. Huge time. Unbelievably big time.
Why, if it isnt the 3rd car to break down bad in 4 years:
- Slipped transmission. Sold for $500 (bought for $7500 2 years prior)
- Major coolant system problem, cost: $500; Followed 6 weeks later by blown head gasket, engine had to be rebuilt. Cost: $2000; Followed 7 months later by slipped transmission, cost: $800.
- Unknown problem as of yet, praying it isnt anything major. Still making payments on my car. With my luck, this one’s shot too. All I know is it cant drive until it’s fixed.
I’m not made of money. I’ve never held a job that paid more than $11/hour. I have 2 credit cards to pay, 1 college loan to pay, 3 grand to pay to a local college (loan never went through, so Im barred from registering until its paid), payments on my car, and a very expensive dream of being a pilot. It aint cheap.
In all I have over 15 grand to pay off AND I havent even gotten my education to become a pilot yet.
To top it off, Ive had 3 shot cars.
My biweekly paycheck went in the washer machine and is …dead. Its bill pay time, and I have 20 bucks to carry me through the next 2 weeks, maybe an extra 25 on a credit card.
Which one of you has been putting voodoo curses on me. come on … be honest.