Roxanne The Cadillac; The Early Days

In january 2016 i began searching for a new car. My 2002 nissan frontier "rat patrol" had, at 278,000mi on the odometer and having been purchased totalled for $400 and rhen essentially pounded back into *a* shape that resembled a small pickup truck begun demonstrating that it was breathing its last gasps of air and gasoline. It did this by occasionally shedding the belt between the crank pulley and alternator, likely due to a bent bracket from the accident it had been in prior to my purchase of the truck. And so it came to pass that in discussions with a coworker, i was offered his fleetwood for $1500.

At the time of purchase,