HappyJack Reader
Aug. 26, 2010 9:49 a.m.

I was digging through some old pictures on my computer, looking for a picture of my race car to post on another thread. When I came across some pictures of a practical joke my son pulled on me for April Fools day a couple of years ago, so I thought I would share.

Imagine waking up to this as you rushed out the door on your way to work....

oldtin HalfDork
Aug. 26, 2010 9:57 a.m.

Drat! Foiled again. That's awesome, I think I would have cleared the windows and lights and driven it.

16vCorey SuperDork
Aug. 26, 2010 9:59 a.m.

That's what happens when a Lumina and a DeLorean have a baby.

mndsm Dork
Aug. 26, 2010 10:02 a.m.

That's some attention to detail there.

Drewsifer HalfDork
Aug. 26, 2010 11:55 a.m.

They wrapped the tires separately. It's a nice touch, and you just don't see it enough these days.

scardeal Reader
Aug. 26, 2010 12:35 p.m.

Is that aluminum foil or duct tape?

4cylndrfury SuperDork
Aug. 26, 2010 12:39 p.m.

if it were duct tape, Id be taking my son to military school in a kentucky chrome limo

Woody SuperDork
Aug. 26, 2010 12:44 p.m.

That's cruel. I couldn't imagine having to drive a Lumina.

Aug. 26, 2010 1:15 p.m.
Woody wrote: That's cruel. I couldn't imagine having to drive a Lumina.

They're surprsingly not miserable. Buddy had one 'cause he was 6'4+ and over 250 lbs (biker build) and he actually fit in it, and he commuted an hour (each way) though a canyon/twisty-mountain road everyday with no complaints. And yes, he was a fairly aggressive driver at the time, so if it had a lack of power or handling, he would've bitched about it.

porksboy Dork
Aug. 26, 2010 1:53 p.m.

When the Lumina first came out I saw one in a hard right corner with the inside rear wheel off the ground. Still had the driveout tags.

DrBoost Dork
Aug. 26, 2010 9:08 p.m.
ReverendDexter wrote:
Woody wrote: That's cruel. I couldn't imagine having to drive a Lumina.

if it had a lack of power or handling, he would've bitched about it.

So he was mute? Cummon, the Lumina did NOT have handling prowess by any stretch of the imagination. Unless you are used to the handling of a slinky on greased stairs.

Streetwiseguy HalfDork
Aug. 26, 2010 9:30 p.m.

A Lumina is, at its very best, a transportation appliance.

HappyJack Reader
Aug. 26, 2010 10:56 p.m.
Woody wrote: That's cruel. I couldn't imagine having to drive a Lumina.

It was a limited time deal. I only had the car about a month. I was given to me, I fixed it up, drove it for a couple weeks, and sold it. Not a horrible car, but not one I would rush out and buy either. I'd consider it an "appliance" car. Gets you from point A to point B.

The Grand Cherokee is the daily driver/ tow vehicle.

turboswede SuperDork
Aug. 27, 2010 12:50 p.m.
DrBoost wrote:
ReverendDexter wrote:
Woody wrote: That's cruel. I couldn't imagine having to drive a Lumina.

if it had a lack of power or handling, he would've bitched about it.

So he was mute? Cummon, the Lumina did NOT have handling prowess by any stretch of the imagination. Unless you are used to the handling of a slinky on greased stairs.

Well he is a Harley rider....

pinchvalve SuperDork
Aug. 27, 2010 12:54 p.m.

So what did you do with the giant ball of foil the next day?

rebelgtp SuperDork
Aug. 27, 2010 1:00 p.m.

Reminds me of the time we shrink wrapped one of my teachers cars at school.

Duke SuperDork
Aug. 27, 2010 1:13 p.m.

I saw a car get completely papered in Taco Bell tray liners once, during a misty rain.

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