The usual growling in the bowels of my Lada Niva’s gearbox recently became louder … rattlier … thrashier. Its previously endearing mechanical whine gradually grew to the point that it began exciting new resonances in other parts of the vehicle. Lucky for me, I was able to order a new gearbox for less than $500, along with a tracking number to check every 15 minutes. After all, an idle mind would just mean more shopping online for parts.
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Sounds like some of my adventures with my car buddies.
It’s the “mis”adventures that create the laughs and memories. You will remember this trip forever! Thanks for the story and memory!