A blog about my life with my two SAABs, a '87 900 i Benelux model, and a '96 900 SE Turbo USDM model.
I drove down to Heidenheim today to look at a stunning SAAB 9-5 Combi. These are the obligatory pictures from the drive:
Map, water, wallet, camera and SAAB, I am ready to go
Titting. Nice name!
Glorious day for driving, perfect
Updated Sun 17 June 2012 at 22:05 by rpiereck
Today is the United States Army's 237th birth day. On 14 June 1775 the Continental Army was established, before the creation of the United States, to meet the demands of the Revolutionary War. In 3 June 1784 the United States Army was officially created by the Congress, and it has its roots on the Continental Army.
Never mind the politics that move the Army and what it does for the United States Government.
I spent a good time this afternoon washing, waxing and detailing the C900. As soon as I finished the light overcast day opened up into a glorious sunny summer day. Time to go for a drive!
Since the car was as clean as it will ever be I didn't want bugs smashing in the glass and paint, I took it easy, drove slow and enjoyed the warm air.
I drove to
This weekend I had a small road trip to my sister's home. She has been living here in Germany for almost 10 years, in the city of Michelstadt, near Frankfurt. Her city is pretty isolated from all Autobahns, so whether I take the highway or the side roads it takes me three hours to get to her home. Frankfurt by comparison is further away but it is much faster to go there because of the Autobahn that goes to it.
Leaving Ansbach I stuck to side roads through most of the trip. These roads
Today I took the car back to the inspection site, where the inspector verified that my back up lights and license plate lights were fixed, then stamped and signed the inspection paperwork. I then waited 45 minutes at our local Army base vehicle registration office, and soon I walked out with German plates.
The French plates were riveted to the car (is there a lot of license plate theft in France?), and I didn't have a drill handy, so I literally taped my new German plates over the French