Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Papers, Please

Four vehicle registration renewals are about to come due in the very near future -- which sucks, because only three of them are actual vehicles, the fourth is a trailer.

Fortunately, only one requires an emissions test, and I got that out of the way today. Last year only one required a test, but that one was sold earlier this year and replaced with one that won't need a test for two more years. Meanwhile one of the more recent additions to the fleet advanced into the testable class -- aged between three and 25.

You can see, maybe, why we're looking to reduce our fleet before this time next year; the one we want to sell off becomes testable in 2016.

If Hillary gets elected next fall, they'll probably make us get the trailer tested every year.

Update, Thursday: Another reason I want to divest of the 2013 is, its remote is prone to pocket-popping (sort of like butt-dialing, only not). I'm sick and tired of looking out the window and seeing a door flung open because of poor MOPAR remote design. Supposedly it takes two presses to open these doors, but apparently that's only if you're using your fingers.

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  1. The stock Nissan fob makes it a bit too easy to go into Alarm mode, but I've managed to trigger it only twice so far.

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  2. At least none of the doors on either of our other veeks open automatically. If the remote were properly designed I'd think the automatic doors are a wonderful convenience -- in fact there have been occasions I wish I had them on my car. But this pocket-popping has persuaded me to love me some manual-only doors.

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