June dee First...Cool

Okay.. So  I think it's time to fix my van... The old turn signal aint workin... Got that old  tilt steerin collum...and Auto place say.... that gonna be 99.99 to 120.00 big ones...Jeesh  just for turn signal  harness... Golly  !..........Well I got out there and yanked the steerin wheel .... (got a steerin wheely puller ya know)  then I gotta take off the Lock Plate... that be the thingy the locks up the steerin wheely when Ya take out ya keys..man just one little wire lock ringin thingy... tuff little bugger to get out.. Oooops  drop the wire clip down in the steerin collum cover.. GREAT...BALLS...OF  FIRE....(oh dat aint Jerry Lee tearin it up lol.. me cussin)........So round noon.. I got to the turn signal thingy... It aint broke.. but the cam thingy that  makes it work is... oh Boy.. this aint so bad.. so I hopp on my three wheely... high ho shivers   away... I'm runnin my leggs off to give my big hinny a  ride....well first auto store is just down the block... they aint got chit...don't know chit...got a computer... hundred books.. and can't find their @#$$ with their finger... OKAY...Gee fellows all I need is a turn signal arm.. AINT GOT NO... CAN'T GET NO..........I CAN'T GET NO... SATIFACTION... AND I TRIED AND I TRIED.. AND I CRIED...Well saddle up my three wheely again and High Ho  shivers away... down the sidewalk seven eight blocks to another  Auto Parts store... (chained old blue to the hitchin post...Guess Watz......I CAN'T GET NO.................I jump on my three wheely and High ho chit and get... I'm gone home.. Big ole hinny so dissappointed.... simple little thing and can't get it... well there be the Junk yard..I get back home...tryin to figure out what ya gonna do...I see this old piece of brake line  I cut off my old Buick several years ago... Yepp I don't throw chit away... pack rat...Nawe.......Nawe ...well maybe ....So I take that brake lind and pound it flat on one end .... HHHHHHHhhhmmmmmmnnnn  looks like it might work... so I drill a hole in the end I done flatten out...ground it off and guess what... It fits like a charm...rite in that turn signal arme slot........I FEEEELLLL  GOOOOD.....!!!BUT YA KNEW THAT I WOULD.......!!!.....awkay.... now I'm ready to put that steerin wheel back on.. Ooops  no ring clip... jeesh..So I jump on old blue... and ride...first auto shop... they outta ring clips... don't know where I can get one.... Jeesh I heard this before some where's  well okay sell me that lock plate removal tool over there...Then I'm off on old blue..(my three wheelybike)Down the road to Menards....(spend ya money at Menurds...)  hey I don't get paid  for commericals...WEll I find some ring clips... Ask one them fellows with that fancy vest on... he didn't know chit... cept how to hit on that other fellow with the fancy vest on... (she was way cuter than him any way)..Nope she don't know.. she busy flirtin any way.. So I ask him where i might look...and he say 115...Cool thanks ......I bought four different kinds of clips...  cost whole whoppin 1.38rode old blue back home.. grinin  gruntin..sweatin..  tired and hungry... Boy I get hungry widin that bike.. RIDE CAPTIN RIDE UPON YA MYSTRY SHIP...abouit 130 pm I yam done (STICK A FORK IN ME)TURNS SIGNALS NOW WORK AGAIN ON MY OLD VAN....kid down the block wont think I'm flippin him off when I use my turn signals now...That was so funny... stick my arm out the window make a right hand turn signal..this kids.. gets this funny look on his face.. glares at me and shots me the birdy... I just grin and say Howdy neighbor... ....Today is June the 2nd.... boy do I ache all over... After coffee.. I'm gonna break out my tools and play like a carpentor...Ya'll have a nice  day Ya hear...russ

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crazyladydeb
crazyladydeb

Hey babe sounds like you had a wonderful day! lol, you tell it with a nice sense of humor, I like that. And I love the way you made the part you needed rather than just give up. My dad is the same way; can\'t buy it, make it.

Wonderful story teller you are.