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More Bow Comeback Shenanigans   Leave a comment

Roaching on the love seat. I haven’t the heart to correct her. She’s going in for a dental tomorrow. Let her have her pleasures.
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Posted Sunday, June 12, 2011 by Grant in Random

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The fact that she may be going to her forever home soon and her monumental cuteness let’s her get away with stunts like this.   Leave a comment

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Posted Saturday, June 11, 2011 by Grant in Random

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Despite what this superb leash weaving might indicate, my first 3-dog/1-human walk went not too badly.   Leave a comment

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Posted Friday, June 10, 2011 by Grant in Random

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Wavorly, Lydia, and Comeback putting on the cute   Leave a comment

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Posted Monday, June 6, 2011 by Grant in Random

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For Sale—2005 Scion xA   Leave a comment

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I have sold my car.

see the photos

I intend to blog about this experience, which was good overall, since I discovered some things that I wish I had known before starting out.

We are going back to being a one-car family, partly to reduce expenses. The Scion xA is a great little car—fun to drive, sips gas, and has a Customer Satisfaction Rating of 4.8 out of 5.

I will miss it.

Very Low mileage: 24,500

4 Door, hatchback, seats 5
4-cylinder, 1.5 liter engine. 5-speed manual transmission. Front wheel drive

Other options:

  • Air Conditioning
  • Power Windows
  • Power Door Locks
  • Power Steering
  • Power Mirrors
  • Factory Theft Alarm with remote
  • Tilt Wheel
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • CD (Single Disc)
  • Dual Air Bags
  • 4-Wheel ABS

One owner, well maintained, no accidents. Free CarFax included.

Asking: $9,800, firm

(this is below Kelley Blue Book‘s appraisal and well below the average $12,000 retail for the same year and mileage)

Technical Details
Powertrain

Engine: 4-Cyl, 1.5 Liter
Horsepower: 108 @ 6000 RPM
Torque: 105 @ 4200 RPM
Gas Mileage: City 27/Hwy 34
Bore x Stroke: 2.95 x 3.33
Compression Ratio: 10.5
Fuel Type: Gas
Fuel Induction: Multi Fuel Induction
Valve Train: Dual Overhead Cam
Valves Per Cylinder: 4
Total Number Valves: 16
Transmission: Manual, 5-Spd
Drivetrain: FWD

Dimensions

Fuel Capacity: 11.9 gallons
Wheel Base: 93.3 inches
Overall Length: 154.1 inches
Width with Mirrors: 66.7 inches
Height: 60.2 inches
Curb Weight: 2,335 lbs.
Tires / Wheel Size: P185/60R15
Turning Radius: 34.8 feet
Standard Axle Ratio: 4.31
Maximum Ground Clearance: 5.7 inches
Head Room: Front 39.6 inches
  Rear 38.8 inches
Leg Room: Front 41.3 inches
  Rear 37.6 inches
Shoulder Room: Front 50.9 inches
  Rear 50.4 inches
EPA Passenger: 86.0 cu.ft.
EPA Trunk or Cargo: 11.7 cu.ft.

Posted Saturday, June 4, 2011 by Grant in Myself, news

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It’s a Brick   Leave a comment

Saw this on a co-worker’s desk. It’s a prop, but must be made of concrete. It weighs about 10 pounds.

Funny thing is, it gets better coverage than my AT&T iPhone.
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Posted Thursday, June 2, 2011 by Grant in Random

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