BUYING A NEW CAR | car tour, test driving

Evelyn Ortiz
22 Apr 202432:16

Summary

TLDRIn this video, Elyn shares her exciting journey of purchasing a new car, a 2024 Mazda Miata. Despite initial hesitations due to its age and cosmetic damage, she decides to buy the car, which she considers a 'project car' for the summer. Elyn and her partner, Kevin, test drive the car, and she admits to being nervous about driving a manual transmission. They discuss plans to upgrade the car with a new hood, headlights, and a full wrap, and even consider replacing the bumper. Elyn also shares her brother's humorously negative reaction to the car and includes a prank on her mom about the car supposedly being stolen. The video is filled with personal anecdotes, car-related challenges, and a sense of community with her viewers, who are encouraged to engage with her content on TikTok and look forward to future car updates.

Takeaways

  • 🚗 Ely bought a 2024 Mazda Miata, an old but fun car that she plans to customize.
  • 🎥 The video documents Ely's journey of looking for a car and her decision-making process.
  • 🤰 The purchase coincides with the birth of her nephew, which Ely considers an iconic moment.
  • 🚫 Ely doesn't have a driver's license or credit, which influenced her choice against a fancy car.
  • 💰 Financial considerations played a role in her decision to avoid a luxury vehicle.
  • 🚧 She plans to fix up the car, including a new hood, headlights, and wrapping it in a blue color.
  • 🏠 Ely and her family are excited about the car and plan to use it as a hangout spot during summer.
  • 👶 There's a humorous attempt to prank Ely's mom about the car being stolen.
  • 📦 Ely received a package from a snack company and JS jewelry, which she unboxes for viewers.
  • 🛠 The Miata has some issues, like significant hail damage and a non-working AC, but Ely is willing to work on it.
  • 🤝 Ely appreciates her viewers and invites them to follow her car journey on TikTok.

Q & A

  • What is the main topic of the video?

    -The main topic of the video is Elyn's experience of purchasing a new car, specifically a Mazda Miata.

  • Why did Elyn decide to buy a Miata instead of a fancy car?

    -Elyn decided to buy a Miata because she does not have a driver's license or credit, and buying a fancy car would not be a good financial decision at the moment.

  • How does Elyn feel about the Miata she is considering to buy?

    -Elyn feels nervous but also excited about the Miata. She mentions that she feels it might be 'the one' and is considering it a temporary fun car, especially for the summer.

  • What are some of the issues with the Miata that Elyn is aware of?

    -The Miata has significant hail damage and the air conditioning does not work. Despite these issues, Elyn is still considering buying it.

  • What is Elyn's plan for the Miata after purchase?

    -Elyn plans to get a new hood, new headlights, have the car wrapped, and get new wheels. She intends to fix the hail damage and use the car as a project car.

  • How does Elyn's brother feel about Miatas?

    -Elyn's brother does not like Miatas. He has referred to them as 'ugly as F' and is not supportive of Elyn's interest in buying one.

  • What is the significance of the Miata purchase coinciding with the birth of Elyn's nephew?

    -Elyn feels that the timing of the Miata purchase coinciding with her nephew's birth is iconic and possibly 'meant to be', adding a sentimental value to the car.

  • What is the condition of the Miata's interior?

    -The interior of the Miata is described as being in good condition, although it is very small and lacks a rearview mirror.

  • How does Elyn feel about driving a stick shift after purchasing the Miata?

    -Elyn is initially nervous and struggles with driving a stick shift, even forgetting how to do it and expressing concern about driving in traffic.

  • What is the reaction of Elyn's significant other to the Miata?

    -Elyn's significant other is supportive and excited about the Miata, even though it is small and has some cosmetic issues.

  • What are some of the immediate needs for the Miata after purchase?

    -Some immediate needs for the Miata include a new bumper, new lights, and a rearview mirror. Elyn also plans to get the car wrapped in blue as part of its renovation.

Outlines

00:00

🚗 Car Shopping and Test Driving a Miata

Elyn, the video's host, introduces the topic of purchasing a new car. She explains her journey in looking for a car, which led her to a Miata. Despite initial reservations due to its age and cosmetic issues, she finds herself drawn to the car, especially with the recent birth of her nephew. The video captures her nervousness and excitement as she tests the car, noting its small size and the challenges of driving a manual transmission. Elyn also discusses her plans to negotiate the price due to the car's damage and non-functional AC.

05:01

🤑 Financial and Practical Considerations for a New Car

Elyn talks about her financial situation, mentioning that she doesn't have a license or credit, which influences her decision not to buy a fancy car. She emphasizes that purchasing a Miata is a temporary and fun choice, especially for the summer. The video shows her and her companion looking at the car's original paperwork and discussing the need for repairs, such as a new bumper and lights. Elyn also mentions her plans to eventually get an all-wheel-drive car for the winter.

10:01

🎉 Excitement Over New Car and Family Reactions

The video continues with Elyn's enthusiasm about her new car, despite her brother's disapproval of Miatas. She shares his negative reaction when he sees her new car, but she remains undeterred. Elyn also talks about her plans for the car, including getting it wrapped and fixing up the garage to make it a cozy hangout spot for the summer. Additionally, she discusses a failed attempt to meet her new baby nephew and a prank on her mother about the car supposedly being stolen.

15:03

🛠️ Car Customization and Accessory Shopping

Elyn outlines her plans for customizing the Miata, including getting a new hood, headlights, and wrapping it in blue. She also mentions the need for new wheels. The video follows her to AutoZone, where she shops for an air freshener, steering wheel lock, and other items. Elyn also talks about receiving packages from fans and businesses, including snacks and jewelry, which she appreciates and showcases to the viewers.

20:11

🚧 Challenges of Driving a Stick Shift and Car Setup

The video captures Elyn's struggle with driving a stick shift and her frustration with learning it all over again. She also discusses the process of getting the car ready, such as putting in an air freshener and a steering wheel lock for security. Elyn addresses a problem with the car's cassette player and asks for advice from viewers. The video concludes with her expressing gratitude for the support she's received and her excitement to share more car-related content on her TikTok.

25:13

🏎️ Final Thoughts on the New Car and Viewer Engagement

Elyn wraps up the video by reiterating her affection for her new Mazda Miata and dismissing the negative comments from 'haters.' She thanks her viewers for their support, which she says was instrumental in her decision to buy the car. Elyn encourages viewers to engage with her content, asking them to comment with a red car emoji if they watch to the end. She also reminds viewers to like, comment, and subscribe for more content.

Mindmap

Keywords

💡Car

A car is a wheeled motor vehicle used for transportation. In the video, the main theme revolves around the purchase of a new car, specifically a Mazda Miata, which is a significant event for the video's narrator.

💡Mazda Miata

The Mazda Miata, also known as the MX-5, is a two-seat, open-top sports car manufactured by Mazda. It is the central focus of the video, as the narrator describes her experience of buying and preparing it for use.

💡Manual Transmission

A manual transmission, also known as a standard transmission, is a type of transmission for motor vehicles that allows the driver to change gears based on the speed of the vehicle. The video includes the narrator's struggle and learning process to drive a car with a manual transmission.

💡Project Car

A project car refers to a vehicle that is bought with the intention of improving or restoring it over time. The Mazda Miata in the video is described as a project car, with plans to make modifications such as a new hood, headlights, and a wrap.

💡Vehicle Wrap

A vehicle wrap is a process of covering a car's body with a removable vinyl film that can change the color and appearance of the car. The narrator plans to wrap her Miata in blue as part of the car's transformation into her desired look.

💡Steering Wheel Lock

A steering wheel lock is a device used to prevent unauthorized use of a vehicle by making it difficult to steer. In the video, the narrator purchases a steering wheel lock as an extra security measure for her new car.

💡Air Freshener

An air freshener is a device that emits a fragrance to provide a pleasant smell in a car. The narrator buys an air freshener for her new car to keep it smelling fresh, which is a common practice for new car owners.

💡Car Modification

Car modification refers to the act of altering a car's appearance or performance beyond its original design. The video's narrator has plans for various modifications to her Miata, such as new lights and a new bumper, which are typical examples of car modifications.

💡Sticker

A sticker is an adhesive-backed decoration that can be applied to various surfaces. In the video, stickers are mentioned as items received in a package from a brand, which the narrator appreciates and plans to use to personalize her car.

💡Prank

A prank is a playful act intended to cause laughter or confusion. The narrator discusses a prank involving the new car, where she pretends that it was stolen to surprise her mother, showcasing a humorous element in the video.

💡Car Vlog

A car vlog is a video blog that focuses on cars, often including content about car purchases, modifications, or experiences with the vehicle. The narrator mentions that she will continue to post car-related content on her TikTok, indicating that the video is part of a car vlog series.

Highlights

Elyn is getting a new car and shares her journey of finding it in the video.

She ends up choosing a Miata, which she finds to be a suitable and fun car despite it being an older model.

Elyn mentions her personal reasons for not wanting a fancy car, including not having a license and financial considerations.

The video includes a humorous moment where Elyn and her friend discuss the small size of the Miata.

Elyn negotiates the price of the Miata due to its body damage and non-functional AC.

She expresses her excitement about the car being a project car and plans to make improvements, such as a new hood and wrapping it in blue.

Elyn and her friend have a playful interaction about driving a manual car and her forgetting how to operate it.

The video captures the moment Elyn buys the car and her mixed feelings about the decision.

Elyn receives a surprise package from a viewer, adding a personal touch to the video.

She plans to prank her mom by pretending the new car got stolen as a way to reveal the purchase.

Elyn and her brother have a comedic exchange about their differing opinions on the Miata.

The video includes a trip to AutoZone to buy accessories for the new car.

Elyn struggles with driving a stick shift again and humorously contemplates giving up.

She receives another package, this time from JS Jewelry, and shares her appreciation for the gifts.

Elyn installs an air freshener and steering wheel lock as part of setting up her new car.

The video ends with Elyn dismissing haters and expressing gratitude to her viewers for their support in getting the new car.

Transcripts

00:01

hey guys it's elyn and as you can tell

00:02

by title of the video today I'm going to

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be getting my new car um the next CP you

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guys are about to see was me looking for

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a car but ended up being the one so yeah

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I hope you guys

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um enjoy um you guys know I've been

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looking for a car and this one's just

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the one you guys will see um not

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everyone's going to like it but to my

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own liking I love my car um but yeah

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guys I really hope you guys enjoy the

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video

00:32

transition this is part two of me

00:34

looking for a car today I'm going to go

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look at a Miata um you guys are probably

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going to be like what the [ __ ] why are

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you going to get a Miata instead of a

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fancy car but honestly I don't even have

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my license I have no credit so that's

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why I don't want to buy a fancy car S I

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don't want to buy a fancy car right now

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just because it's not the best uh

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financial

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decision that's what I S but um yeah so

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we're going to go look at the Miata

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um oh you guys probably won't like it

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cuz it's an old ass car but if you know

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you know um but yeah I'm so nervous I

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honestly feel like this is the one

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because if you guys don't know um I got

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my subie stolen the day Valentina was

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born and then today my nephew's going to

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might be born so I feel like it's just

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iconic eon eon okay guys but yeah we're

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going to go PR we're going to go to um

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look at the Miata I'll show you guys um

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hopefully he lets us record why

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what do you think

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so I'm nervous

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bab oh my God it's so

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small what do you think well not for you

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definitely not for you definitely not

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for me

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[Music]

02:03

I'm a little too big for this all though

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you're a little too big bab this a fun

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nice car though it's so I know it's so

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cute guys we're here testing out the car

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and the only thing is that the hell

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damage is super super bad and the AC

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doesn't work um and he's asking for a

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lot so we're going to try to do like a

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little offer but I actually really like

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it and it's like it's like a temporary

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fun car especially for the summer like

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it's going to be fun to drive um it's a

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project car um and and then eventually

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like during winter and stuff almost

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during winter and stuff I'll get a

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all-wheel drive car cuz but I don't

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know okay guys baby was born we're about

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to buy the

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Miata guys I'm honestly like um like I

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was like oh like maybe this wasn't the

02:51

right decision but tell me why Makita

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just pulled out a Miata that I bought a

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long time ago I bought it yeah obviously

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I'm not going to p Miata out of my

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pocket where is it let me see I bought a

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toy like 10 years ago it's over there in

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the other seat hey guys but I think

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we're about to buy it um honestly like I

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was kind of iffy about it because like

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whatever

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but then we found this little Miata and

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the baby boy was just born so I'm like

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it was just meant to be you know

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everyone's going to be like this is so

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ugly but it's

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cute why I buil like

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that what am I doing with my

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get your

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[Music]

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Stu

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no okay guys I just bought the

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car hey if I look

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that's what am I doing what am I

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doing I forgot how to drive stick did

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you I it it's easy this one's easier as

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to drive so a clutch breake on no just

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clutch clutch in but it's going to roll

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back no oh well you don't have to turn

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it on with just turn it on so how do I

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turn it's it's clutch break it's clutch

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and turn it on cuz it has a e bra so

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it's not going to roll back

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okay so clutch turn clutch all the way

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down turn it

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on there take it off and then break

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break you don't have to be holding in

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the clutch is it neutral no I think you

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put in a gear that's

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neutral I'm so nervous okay guys this is

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the inside it's so freaking small like

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you guys look at this there's no

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mirror [ __ ] no let me let me just tell

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him real quick I don't want anymore why

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there's no

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mirror will we go buy one oh yeah you

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can but look look at babe go to the

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front what you do for living

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give me one second is this your car what

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you do for a living um I'm a Tik tocker

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how much you make a

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year coola 100K uh what's and this is

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what I drive

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NOP it looks like a serial killer car

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from

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inside is there a car behind me go go go

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go I'm almost all no you're not just go

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more back what are you doing come right

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back and then there and then there put

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it all the way in CL then first and then

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rub it a little bit not that much I

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forgot how to drive already

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oh oh my God I

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forgot I don't think I'm going be to

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drive oh there's a car oh [ __ ] just go

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straight just go

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straight yeah I'm not going to be able

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to this [ __ ] you're not going to be able

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to drive it I I am but not starting it

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and I know there's going to be traffic

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so it's going to FP me over yeah I'm not

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driving this

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[ __ ] be careful don't crash it

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already Okay guys I'm not driving this

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[ __ ] I'm sorry but oh the [ __ ]

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okay

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cool

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what that's so weird the gas thing oh

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let me show you guys the gas thing

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okay the trunk the trunk the trunk

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d That's all original paperwork all

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original yeah just the only thing that

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[ __ ] the soap is yeah I don't I don't

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know I don't know if I showed you guys

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but you guys can like definitely see the

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hell damage and especially up here you

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can see it but we're going to go to the

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junkyard look for Miata and then um

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besides that car perfect and didn't get

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health damage so it's like no right here

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too look yeah we'll just buy a whole new

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bumper bumper Oh I thought new lights

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new light

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and then we'll just get that after

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that's that's different oh but well once

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we get uh it wrapped I'm going to try to

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get it wrapped I think

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um what like in a month or two in a

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month or two yeah we're going to save

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up what is this I don't know that's

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weird yeah it's a little weird I'm might

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have to change those

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two guys it's we're literally on the

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ground it's

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crazy heing guys we just saw a red Miata

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and they said hi to

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us is this what it's like having a Miata

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that was so cute and then we popped up

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our headlights no and then um H blinked

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the lights oh

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yeah I think it's a little too cold to

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be doing

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this camera flies I

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know no that's too cold babe it's so

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close bab you're driving

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okay there bab we're in the Miata what

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the [ __ ] are you doing you didn't tell

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me I saw you guys where did you see us

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getting off the car come where do we did

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not get off the car come wait just re

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got it you guys came from this way [ __ ]

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just

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come I'm just happy to be here where is

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it been

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no how much did you

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did he

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yeah what the [ __ ] I've never wait can I

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drive it well okay that's a different

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YouTube video teaching you how drive

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stick shift I no I don't fit here what

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do you

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mean I like it it's cute the only thing

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is that we have to replace this and the

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back and that's it and then are you

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happy

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yeah guess how many miles it has

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3,000 guess how many 3,000

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42,000 original miles that's not bad

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original this is a 1997

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car if I do the math it's like no I like

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it it's nice I I like the color I know

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super call reaction yeah yeah yeah wait

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I'm going to like record like this

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babe have bought 2024

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M4

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hello I think his

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reaction you're lying ready you ready to

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see it all she bought the

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Miata interior is nice so tiny compared

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to my mom's let me go turn the front

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maybe I look wait wait stay right there

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stay right there stay stay stay it looks

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like it looks like a meep meep oh they

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pop out they pop out look oh they do oh

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that's

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like a buggy

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yeah this kind of cute though yeah I

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like it

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first my beautiful

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f

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f f

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[Music]

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l he's a good boy sit

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sit okay ready you guys ready to see his

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reaction wait I don't need

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this look at it

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look good vibes right let's go

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inside you pe in there

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oh he's ready to go you liked it a good

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boy wait why you like it so

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much stop wait there's

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people got got here [ __ ] [ __ ] I got

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it no no no don't

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[Music]

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no did they tell you anything about the

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blue

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one no the blue one he liked I think he

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like I think he

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[Laughter]

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yep I look I think if it's right there

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okay guys we have to move this side and

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put it all there and then we still have

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to get the license plates and all that

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right now me and Kev are going to eat

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leftovers and then um go to the store

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and buy all the stuff and then hopefully

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go see our nephew so yay I'm excited

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um but yeah guys we just need your mom's

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reaction we just need my mom's reaction

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my my brother if you guys don't know I

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have an older brother and he does not

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like Mias I've been sending him Miatas

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cuz I been wanting to buy Miata and he

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was like he was like [ __ ] ugly as

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F

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hello this

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workout see your I don't know you're not

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going to like

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it I did get

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Mi oh

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my what the [ __ ] dude

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oh hell

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no what the

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hell you have ugly taste it's just a

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little

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Riata what are you double thinking or

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what

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why why you C it's

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okay what why baby it's

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okay it's okay hey why cuz it makes me

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so bad

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why it's

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okay THB

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no hello

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[Music]

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look show her the front

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show

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oh hey wait keep doing it keep doing

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it wait wait go go

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[Music]

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go to take Wendy in a test drive

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wait you guys come come

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in okay guys I feel so low right

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now maybe I should guys I

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forgot oh my God I'm doing so bad okay

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we're going to do a little roundabout I

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mean a little

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break first

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my turn that [ __ ]

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noise oh nothing it's a no the noise the

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noise I I I'm so bad why you still no no

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no I'm just saying cuz the I accelerate

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but I think I don't know where the buy

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point is that yeah it's really this one

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like no and the break is super hard wait

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let me just try I'll give you 50 bucks

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to try right now 50 bucks here go oh

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maybe not right here no okay guys when

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he's going to try

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don't [ __ ] it up look at your hair get

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stuck this one is strictly just for the

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clutch but no I'll do like

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this just try to do it like that well

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just leave the left one on the clutch no

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but I don't do the brake like this just

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to put this down look put it down and

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then put it in first left up okay up

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yeah like that left are you hold P are

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you putting the clutch in no put the CL

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the okay now put your foot on the gas

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and give it a little gas and let go of

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the clutch let go of what though of the

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clutch slowly let go of the brake yeah

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right now and start giving it a little

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gas break break break break

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break wait hold on don't look over the

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CL don't look no no but why is it

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reversing cuz you have to go like it's

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like this the clutch isn't grabbing it's

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it's grabbing onto a first gear I think

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Kevin's a better

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teacher watch put it in the put it in

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the gear the

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again put put put the clutch in yeah

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okay now put her in first all right now

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let go to the brake and give it

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gas no no no not

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that how for park there no no no no no

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hold on Don't Let Go the C right there

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no

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no there let

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go wait no roll the window down roll the

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window down wait one more time wait can

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we take off the top ask it's okay it's

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okay it's

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okay okay you want to the garage it's

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okay it's we cleaned it cleaned it yeah

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for the car yeah it's okay it's okay

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it's okay it's okay it fits oh it will

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fit huh for sure how you it's a mess

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okay tell them okay so that space is

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going to be left for your car and then

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the other space me and my mom well we

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all said that we're going to fix it up

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put couches in there and [ __ ] so oh yeah

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well that's way could be my car in then

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right here closest to

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and like just like guys during the

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summer we're going to fix all this to

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hang out here with our cousins but my

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car's so

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cute no okay guys this is not part of

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the car Vlog but we're here to meet her

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baby nephew and she's asleep you going

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to disrespect your baby nephew like

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that oh you wanted

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to

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oh how do you do this one no do it come

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on

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oh they're going to clip this and be

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like this is how you know wheny doesn't

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even brother no

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way no way Wy guys I used to the Duna

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how do you do it Wendy it's right there

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Wendy Wendy oh my God go hurry we have

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seconds I see it never mind um we could

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not meet the baby because it's 9:00

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p.m. oh

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[Applause]

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my

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yeah hey guys so after 8:00 p.m. um the

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only people that can visit is the we

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could all said we spous

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is um was that funny no

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um my mom got home from seeing the

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little baby nephew um and we put the car

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in the garage but she doesn't know that

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so we're going to prank her and say that

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the car got stolen tell

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themop are you

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are you

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[Music]

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stop it's not there for

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[Music]

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real

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my just kidding mom

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[Music]

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say hey guys it'sa hey guys it'sa it's

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my first time being in ever new car yep

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[Music]

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bye

20:39

readyy look get next to it you match

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with your red go next to it take a

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picture should I pull the thing down

20:45

yeah pull it

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[Music]

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down M's like what the [ __ ] is this

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hold there baby a you're good don't move

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they can go around

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you back last time in my subie I stalled

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and she got so

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scared let see what

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there

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hello bye

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I don't know if it's like I don't know

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if it's like all the Molly you take but</