The Lava Trolley: Want to see my nipple?

The Lava Trolley

Or is it the lavatory???

...Either case, this little nook on blogasphere is the natural dumping ground for the sort of crap that erupts
when you find a wee Chink in the Britworks...

But hey, I promise you this is steamingly hot shit...which is probably why it's all looking a bit brown!

 

23 May 2007

Want to see my nipple?

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Oops...I meant Nippa...as in Perodua Nippa.

I had no idea trying to buy a cheap and economical small car would be so difficult...It took us nearly a month to get hold of this one. They seem to get snapped up pretty quick.

Anyhow, we've finally got ourselves an old banger just to cart us (and whatever shopping we get) around town. This also means our Mustang GT has wangled its way out of taking Davey to work.


Yes, little Nippy is not much to look at, but it does the job. It gets stared at almost as much as our Mustang, but for completely different reasons...Both cars are almost the same colour, but two other polar opposites you will not find...For awhile, we even toyed with the idea of a sticking a banner on the rear-end of the Mustang saying "My Other Car's a Nippa", but eventually decided against it.

As for the yellow lettering down the side of the Nippa...that was there when we bought it.

Davey is in favour of removing the letters as he would rather keep a low profile when driving this heap of shit, but I find it highly amusing in a rather ironic way. If you're going to have something as daft-looking as this, you might as well get some fun out of it...It's so ridiculously tacky that it actually transcends tackiness...I'm sure Nippy's previous owner was of like mind (or rather, I hope she was).

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As is apparent in the above image, I'm learning to drive in Nippy. Two lessons plus one nearly-squashed bird later, and changing gears still shifts me into panic mode (while the car just swerves everywhere but the direction it's meant to go).

Nope, it's not going well, and no, I don't want to talk about it.

Anyway, I've got something far more important to take care of...Should them yellow stickers that say 'Nippa' come off?

PS - Just in case you don't know what I'm talking about, those stickers are down each side of the car, next to the back window...I know the picture isn't brilliant, but trust me...in real life, there's no way you could miss it.

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