A Tale Of Two Trucks
My first two vehicles were both Chevy S-10s. One was a 1989, the other a 1991. While driving the '89 S-10, I forgot to fuel up on my way home late one night and by the time I got there, the needle was well below E. (Once the needle passed the halfway mark, you could almost watch it plunge as you drove.) Feeling a bit reckless, I figured what the heck and drove it 15 miles to the nearest gas station. By the time I got there, the needle was as far from the E as the quarter of a tank pip on the "correct" side. Never once did it give signs of running out.
Fast forward 3 years to the 1991 S-10. I pass the last gas station as the needle starts kissing the E. Figuring the same thing would happen as with the '89 truck, I kept on. Big mistake. Withing half a mile the truck gave a lurch and started sputtering. I managed to coax it back to that station before it completely ran out.
So one truck gave me about 20 miles of leeway, the other mean what it said.
So creative! I wish I had this craftiness. I try but it never goes too well!I’m stopping by from the Super Stalker Sunday Hop! Thanks for participating and I’m looking forward to na0;st2lki2g” you!Mariah,