Sunday, May 05, 2013

Best Car Ever!

In January of 2009 I saw the coolest car ever parked at the Callaghan Nordic Centre. So I found the guy who owned it and told him it was my dream car, he told me I had some funny dreams. Well in this case dreams do come true and I ended up buying the car off him a couple of months later. When I got the the car in April of 2009 it had 160000km and had no dents in the hood or holes in the windshield. I felt like such a bad ass with a 4wd car. The dream car now has 290000km, the windshield looks like a road map, if you want to drive the car in any other season besides winter you must crank the heat so the motor doesn't overheat, the muffler fell off on the hwy at 110kph, the back hatch doesn't lock, and if I power wash it little pieces of the car fall off with all the rust. Over the last 4 years the car has been too so many places, so many adventures, so many powder days, so many brown claws, so many hero dirt days, and so much dog drool on the back windows. The car is not dead yet but I have succumb to the pressures of modern society and bought a car with no rust, ac, cruise control, power windows, and it even has muffler. It almost looks like Im mid pack in the rat race now. More to come on the new car soon. But for now you can enjoy the memories that the terc made. It will be back on the road soon as the "full dudemen" team car. so stay tuned.     
This was taken the day after I got the Tercel. Looks mint eh? Check out that bike, back in the day we used to ride bikes with 26inch wheel, ha what were we thinking. Plus it was a hard tail, crazy!

The tercel was a great grocery getter, this was a costco shop before I went to bcbr.

I got a flat on the way to Squamish once.


Mel picking powder out of her ears before she gets into the dream wagon.

Bros gone wild on the way to rogers pass, this trip was epic! We had two roof boxs on the car and about 20 pairs of skis in them. Car made it to rogers pass and back with no problems.

Queb ski at the duffey.

powder day in Rossland.

car got stuck in Golden and we used ski skins to get it out. Boss!

skiing with honch dudes in Rossland.


One of many trips up cheam to the snow line

brown claw on the ferry, heading over to skook.

I put in this pimp aftermarket centre console,

making our own road

Salmo coffee.

Vedder sucks, tell your friends.

2 comments:

Colin Morton said...

Sounds like your previous car left quite a gap on your heart, Ricky. I'm sure you had a hard time letting go of it due to the fact that it accompanied you throughout a lot of adventures. I know it's nothing more than a piece of machine, but memories are there. Hahaha! Anyway, I'd love to hear more about your new car. Keep us updated. Take care! :)

Colin Morton @ Sea Port Auto

Bradford Oliver said...

Wow! That is indeed a dream come true. Who would've thought right? Anyway, I can really sense your happiness while reading your post. Congratulations because you got your dream car. Thanks for sharing that story, Ricky! All the best to you!

| Bradford Oliver @ la customs