RE: [DML] Re: Wife orders 5252 to be sold
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RE: [DML] Re: Wife orders 5252 to be sold

Funny enough, when I kid around and joke about selling my car, my wife gets

Recently we invested in life insurance and discussed setting up a will, etc.
As part of the conversation, our friend who sold us the policy outlined
worse case scenarios of my "untimely demise" and stated the Delorean was an
asset that Cheryl could sell.   Again, she said "sell the Delorean!?
No...that's not an option.  I'm keeping it and learning to drive stick"

Guess I picked a winner eh?  ;)

Kevin Abato
Vin# 16680

-----Original Message-----
From: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of
Stephen Schlachter
Sent: Wednesday, January 14, 2009 5:07 PM
To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [DML] Re: Wife orders 5252 to be sold

"Men that sell their cars, and the women that make them do it.  Next on Dr.

I was faced with selling my DMC but opted to take a loan instead.  My car is
hocked but it's still mine-ish (I do need to pay back the loan, apparently).
Secured loans get favorable rates and this is a sub- optimal sellers market.


On Jan 14, 2009, at 12:23 AM, therealdmcvegas wrote:

> My wife is on me to get 6585 up and running... While I'm writing this 
> to Pat, this is something that everyone on here should read.
> I'm no marriage councilor, but... If you need to sell a car, there's 
> nothing wrong with that. Things happen. I understand that totally as 
> do lots of people. If your wife however is telling you to sell the car 
> because of a power-play of some sort, you need to work other things 
> out.
> Too many times I've heard old-timers at the auto store and other 
> places I've driven my car tell me to hang on to what I've got, and 
> never let it go because of a woman. Even my uncle 2 months before he 
> died warned me of the same thing. His biggest regret was selling his
> '68 Mustang 429 because my aunt told him to. He figured that if he 
> would have kept that car, she would either have shaped up, or shipped 
> out in their relationship. And ever since then, things were always a 
> power-play between the two to make up for that one car.
> It's not a macho thing at all. If you love this car and sell it 
> because your wife tells you to, you're gonna regret it. It'll be 
> something that helps fuel all your arguments from now on to last 
> longer than they should, and you'll be asking "what-if?" for the rest 
> of your life. And while I'm sure you love your wife, you'll always 
> have a sliver of resentment towards her for forcing you to sell your 
> car.
> Now if you do have a financial need to sell the car, don't be 
> embarrassed. You just keep that private. However, don't go blaming 
> stuff like this on your wife. It might be an acceptable cliche by 
> many, but when she finds out you made her into a scapegoat, she'll be 
> the one with long-term resentment towards you.
> -Robert
> 6585 "X"
> --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "patmolamphy" <patmolamphy@...> wrote:
> >
> > anyone know the best place to try to sell a delorean?
> > Pat
> > 5252
> > Pinehurst NC
> >


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