After my plates came in the mail, and I was tagged as “BUB 558″, it was most definitely time to submit the application for a personalized plate. In Iowa, it’s a $25 application process, then an additional $5/yr on top of your normal registration. The form allows you to make up to 5 choices, and they’ll choose the first one that isn’t already taken, and isn’t something scandalous.
My choices in order were:
After an arduous 3 weeks of uncertainly, the notice came in the mail. My plates were ready for pickup! “ABARTH” was already taken, so I was issued “4B4RTH”. Much better than “BUB”
My toys… Here’s the threesome. The new 2013 Abarth with the ’94 Z24 and ’77 Kawasaki KZ900. Never mind the weeds…
Less than 24 hrs since first setting eyes on the Abarth, the papers were being signed. Time to make room in the
stable garage. Just two of us at home. 5 vehicles. Sounds about right
Here she is up at Saylorville her first night home.
Head in the clouds
Sittin tall. A bit too tall… She could use a drop :)
Stopped on a whim to stop by Billion Fiat over lunch to see how the Abarth looked in person. There were 5 on the lot; 2 nero (black) and 3 grigio (gray). Never should have agreed to the test drive… there is no going back now.