Thats right! after a month of working, I finally saved up enough money to get this

a dark purple 1999 Saturn SL1! :D

after going through highschool without a car I'm finally free!
...too bad i spent all my money on it and won't have enough to get it registered until next week, so all i can do right now is just look at it :(
I cant wait until next thursday!

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Comment by MossDog on July 16, 2011 at 8:51pm
Right on! Congrats. My wife had a very similar car and it worked great for her.
Comment by jrtpup on July 16, 2011 at 10:02pm
Congrats, well done! Nice looking ;)
Comment by Terrie on July 16, 2011 at 10:34pm
Yay! Congratulations on your first car!! Have many, many Good years of adventure with this and future cars. I know you know But: Always check your sugars before getting in your car and stop/check during a long drive. Keep juice, glucose tabs or candy easily available in your vehicle. Enjoy! :)
Comment by Gerri on July 17, 2011 at 1:45am
Congrats! Freedom!
Comment by Theresa on July 17, 2011 at 7:09am
Congratulations! Be safe.
Comment by Peetie on July 17, 2011 at 5:03pm
Congratulations Timmymac.
Comment by bikette on July 18, 2011 at 4:38pm
Way to go TimmyMac! Good work and great car!
We have a 1999 Saturn SL2 and would get another and another but this dang '99 won't wear out! We haven't put a lot of miles on it but it's still impressive that she has the same basic 'body parts' she had 12 years ago and still rides around like new. We like that the doors are backed up with solid panels and the body itself has this 'memory' thing. When the car got dinged one time (someone drove into our home, through the garage door and pushed both cars into the house), the police estimated several thousand dollars damage. After they left, we heard a loud POP from the front of the car and Behold, it hath healed itself! No joke - the big dent had simply undented itself. She still needed some cosmetic work but, considering what had happened to her, she stood up really well. Not sure if the SL1 has a back seat that folds down to give you a long trunk like ours, but that's another huge help when we're travelling and need more room!
Just wanted you to know that you got yourself a dependable car and hopefully you will have many enjoyable and safe miles in your 'new' Saturn!
Comment by TimmyMac on July 18, 2011 at 6:52pm
thanks for the good review :) and i checked the back seat and it DOES in fact fold down. I was wondering why the carpeting in the trunk was so easy to move around. i didn't know it could do that until you said something
Comment by bikette on July 19, 2011 at 5:54am
Glad I could help!
We have a little rhyme in Canada re checking our BG before heading out: "Gotta be 5 to drive" but that doesn't translate too well in the US. You'd need to be 90 to drive? Either way - Be Safe out there!
Two more sleeps 'til Thursday ;-)
Comment by TimmyMac on July 20, 2011 at 1:51pm
in a cruel twist, my work schedule changed from 5:00-3:30 to 5:00-1:30 tomorrow which would give me more time to get to the dmv. HOWEVER, my dad's changed from 8:00-4:00 to 6:00-5:30 which is 30 minutes AFTER the dmv closes. I would take myself but, ahem, no car >.< I guess i have to wait to till friday


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