First Car

Well I was just riding my bike to and from everywhere, whether it took me two hours or 5. Long rides for sure, but my parent’s decided that I needed a car. They found this maverick sitting in some one’s garage, rarely driven, brown, 302 with a two barrel, 68k miles, interior was nice except where the large man sat when he drove it. Sold for $800.00 and drove it home. Given I was only 15, my parent’s wouldn’t let me drive…on my own, so when I turned 16, we moved over a city and some one had to drive the car, thus I got my license. That car lasted me till i was 19 when I was looking for a new car, when I drove it up to the dealership, they wanted to give me $1500 for it as a trade in for a mustang…needless to say I quickly accepted.

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I have an Electric Focus, and all the charge handles/plugs I have seen and used, including the one that comes with the car, are meant to look like a gasoline nozzle. The problem is, that a gasoline nozzle is in a gasoline car for a few minutes, and an electric charging handle/plug is in the car for hours on end. So, this large charging handle/plug is sticking out of the car, almost a foot long, and it gets bumped into, when people pass by the car, including myself when it is dark out.  Also, the first car cover I bought from the Ford dealer in 2012 had no provision for the charge handle, and now the cover is tearing where the handle/plug and cord stick out so far!  Why can't the charging handle/plug have a hinge on it, so it can fold flatter against the car, so that it won't stick out, and be hit by people passing by?
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