Need Car Help in GREEN RIVER, WYOMING!!

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Need Car Help in GREEN RIVER, WYOMING!!

Post by Mechanic » Thu Sep 08, 2011 9:18 am

Are you a Mechanic?

Can you offer a lift to 3 burners going to Conneticutt?

My 3 friends have had their car die in Green River, Wyoming and are stuck there this morning!!

Email me with contact info that I can pass along. They have cel phones and internet access.

Much Thanks!!!!
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Re: Need Car Help in GREEN RIVER, WYOMING!!

Post by Dr. Pyro » Thu Sep 08, 2011 9:40 am

Luis, was that Mindy, Drew, and Steve?

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Re: Need Car Help in GREEN RIVER, WYOMING!!

Post by Mechanic » Thu Sep 08, 2011 9:43 am

YES!!!

Car is non-functional. They are STUCK! They either need a ride or a mechanic-angel.
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Re: Need Car Help in GREEN RIVER, WYOMING!!

Post by Mechanic » Thu Sep 08, 2011 9:45 am

Doc...they are reachable through facebook which seems to be occupying their time at least!
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Re: Need Car Help in GREEN RIVER, WYOMING!!

Post by Mechanic » Thu Sep 08, 2011 9:58 am

Stephen's cel number
8608102755

Maybe you can pull some strings?
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Re: Need Car Help in GREEN RIVER, WYOMING!!

Post by Bluemandrew » Thu Sep 08, 2011 10:43 am

Thanks guys!

Steve's car is toast. We're waiting on a call from my Dad who is going to loan us enough money to go back (about 100 miles) to Evanston to get a one-way Penske rental. We're putting the whole trailer on it and driving it (at 10 mpg O_o) all the way back :-/

Unless of course someone has a better idea? This sucks, but it's awesome to have so many people trying to help us.

Car is getting donated and not leaving this lovely little town it seems. Needs somewhere around 5k worth of work (aka new motor)

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Post by Mechanic » Thu Sep 08, 2011 10:55 am

Way to go Dad!
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Re: Need Car Help in GREEN RIVER, WYOMING!!

Post by ygmir » Thu Sep 08, 2011 10:58 am

if you have the ability to internet, there might be a chance to get your stuff on an 18 wheeler, deadheading back.
it happens at times, if you can find a broker. Not sure of prices, but, might be worth a try.

best of luck Drew, et al.
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Re: Need Car Help in GREEN RIVER, WYOMING!!

Post by maryanimal » Thu Sep 08, 2011 12:55 pm

contact a moving company. They'll move your stuff in a van with someone elses who's moving in the same direction, for a nominal fee. I moved my mom from CA to WA for $2k. She had a lot of stuff too. I think it was from Allied, but there are other Moving Lines you can try!

I hope this helps!



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Re: Need Car Help in GREEN RIVER, WYOMING!!

Post by Dr. Pyro » Thu Sep 08, 2011 1:50 pm

I sent out a mass email to everybody who received the August Barbie Death Village newsletter (which clearly left some newbies out of loop, but it's the best I could do on such short notice). Good luck my friends.

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Re: Need Car Help in GREEN RIVER, WYOMING!!

Post by Bluemandrew » Thu Sep 08, 2011 2:56 pm

Hi everyone!
Here's the deal; Tomorrow morning we pick up a rental car here in Green River and drive 100 miles back to Evanston to get a Penske. The tow truck driver here will load our trailer onto the rental truck for us and we'll be on our way.
A HUGE THANK YOU to my Dad, Ed who is generously loaning out his credit card to rescue the three of us.
Steve needs your love especially, his beloved car is dead. We have to drag it out behind the shed and shoot it, leaving it to linger in Green River. There's a lot of other dead cars from far away states to keep it company though...I'm not sure what that's a sign of.
The gas bill is going to suck on the ride home, and Steve doesn't have a car for work when we get there. A lot of you have offered us financial assistance, but honestly I don't know how to accept it. We've got the money to get home, so let's hope for the best with the rental :)
You guys are fucking awesome.
Just posted this on FB, thought I'd repost here :-)

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Re: Need Car Help in GREEN RIVER, WYOMING!!

Post by Bluemandrew » Sun Sep 11, 2011 9:58 pm

So after a 6 hour wait to change a tire on our trailer yesterday (I blame being stuck on a Saturday in Iowa during a Cornhuskers/Cyclones game...The Penske rep told me she had to call 15 different contractors before she found one to help us...the couple that came was from 80 miles away) We're all home safe and sound...Well actually Steve is at work, he had to work 3rd shift tonight o_O

Thanks everyone who reached out to help :) Time to sleep for 30 or so hours

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Re: Need Car Help in GREEN RIVER, WYOMING!!

Post by hookahdude » Sun Sep 11, 2011 10:11 pm

I am glad to read this. I have been in similar situations and they always, without fail, suck ass.
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Re: Need Car Help in GREEN RIVER, WYOMING!!

Post by ctys20 » Sun Sep 11, 2011 11:25 pm

Keep in mind even a "dead" car has value. I sold an 18 year old toyota truck with a burned out engine (278k miles) for $700 at auction. The junk yard offered $50. Some people are really good at popping in new engines/transmissions ect. Craigslist has quite a few ads for burned out cars in that price range or MORE!

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