Sunday, June 14, 2009

Over a half a million miles on her 64 Comet, 89 yr old Rachel is still driving on the original engine

When ever possible Rachel bought part with lifetime warranties...

So far, 7 mufflers from Midas
3 shocks from Sears,
JC Penny battery is now installed by Firestone, but she's on the 16th free battery

But don't think that an 89 year old woman is helpless and feable, she's got her concealed weapons permit and is carrying a Taurus .38, well... 2 of them.

original story was viewed nearly 100,000 times in 36 hours. Viewers wanted to know more. Why does she carry a gun? Is Chariot OK? What does she love most about America? Here are the answers:

Video interview at


  1. Jesse, there was a lady in Miami who made something similar with her Camaro. Hope the external links still works, including the interview. She drove more than one million miles with it!
    See here in:

  2. This is a great post. I even dug around and found a third video on her. I bet she would be a blast to hang out with for a few hours.