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Rest In Peace Toyota aka Michele (My Car)

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The pictures above are of my car the late Toyota Camry, better known as Michele.  On Sunday May 13, 2012 Michele went home to the great junkyard in the sky.  She caught on fire on I-77 in South Carolina as I was going to see my God mom. My best friend J and I were together at the time. I'm just thankful that the car didn't explode. (After Photos Are Posted Below).
  The only damage done was to the engine and the hood.  The parts under the hood burned.  However, we were able to crank the car, but the engine is knocking badly and it has a thrown rod.  I've put over $1500 into that car and I refuse to put anymore into that car.  It is an 1989 model and it's had problems from the jump.  I've had the engine worked on twice.
  Many sources that are close to me are advising me to keep the car and wait till my mechanic recuperates from an operation and let him replace the engine again....I'm sorry, but NO!!!  I refuse to put any more energy into that car. It's ca…