i am currently trying sell my car. leather seats just aren't very good to have with a large dog. plus, i am tired of having a trunk that's not even large enough to hold my golf clubs. <br><br>i was going to get a decent used car, but then i decided i'd get two neato old cars so i'd have a backup in case one went down. i went and looked at a VW van (1977) a few weeks ago, but it didn't pan out. dang.<br><br>well, today i met with a guy today who is selling a 1967 volvo 220 (wagon) for $2,000 that looks similar to this:<br><br><br><br><br><br>the one i saw was navy blue and was in terrific shape -- i mean, it was incredibly nice for a nearly 40 year old vehicle. no noticeable rust or body damage. the engine looked quite clean. the interior was original and clean with no tears in the leather (or leather-like material) and the seats and interior didn't seem to have a worn look. it has a manual choke, which was new to me (though, my snow blower has one, so i understand the concept). ;)<br><br>i have to call a car shop before i move forward because the guy said it needed valve work on the engine (something about grinding, etc.). the car runs, but without the valve work, it's gas mileage isn't so great. the fuel gauge is broken, but the car goes for over 200 miles with fixed valves and about 150 without.<br><br>i almost want to buy it just to sell it on ebay. <a href="http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=4561408598&category=6458&rd=1">this one</a> has a 'buy it now' price of $2,200 and this one makes the one i just viewed look like a new car. <a href="http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=4561408598&category=6458&rd=1">link to 220 on ebay</a><br><br>--<br>Straw-man rhetorical techniques are the practice of refuting weaker arguments than one's opponents offer. 2 "set up a straw man" or "set up a straw-man argument" is 2 create a position easily refuted, then attribute that position to your opponent.