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Old March 26 2014, 12:16 AM   #106
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Nice ride, GA! I tend to take care of my vehicles and hold onto them. My Ford Ranger is going to be sold to my friend's son. I am currently looking for another vehicle. So far, I like the Chevy Equinox or GMC Terrain. They are built on the same platform.
Thank you, I park as far out in the parking lots as possible and try to take care of it. I do all my own maintenance and only use the best oil and parts.[/QUOTE]

Surprise! I found a vehicle which I fell in love with instantly. I have decided, as I approach middle age, to go with comfort and fuel economy. This is my new ride:
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Old March 27 2014, 09:52 AM   #107
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Niiiiice. Quite a change from the other two though... what grabbed you and changed your mind?
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Old March 28 2014, 07:02 AM   #108
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Niiiiice. Quite a change from the other two though... what grabbed you and changed your mind?
Comfort and fuel economy were my main factors. Even the small SUVs were not as easy on my less than young posterior. I am only 5'7' and many were made for much taller drivers.

The salesman urged me to try it and I fell in love! It is very comfortable (climbing in and out of some SUVs was difficult), not that complicated to use (just enough hi-tech without overkill... it's a car not a video game!) I need 4 doors for times when friends and I go out. My truck meant, in groups, we took anyone's vehicle, but mine.

This may be a 4 door car, but it drives like a sports car! Racing is in our family, so performance is a plus.

Darn, I'm starting a novella about my new car!!
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Old March 29 2014, 01:45 AM   #109
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A 2001 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport.

I've seriously never driven a car that was less than ten years old.
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Old March 29 2014, 02:56 AM   #110
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A 2001 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport.

I've seriously never driven a car that was less than ten years old.
Considering depreciation values, that can be a very smart, economical move!
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Old March 29 2014, 03:00 PM   #111
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A 2001 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport.

I've seriously never driven a car that was less than ten years old.
Considering depreciation values, that can be a very smart, economical move!
Yes it can. My last two cars COMBINED cost me less than $5000.
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Old March 31 2014, 12:42 AM   #112
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Here are our two rides...

The Family Truckster, a 2011 Honda Odyssey that I drive.


My wives car, a 2007 Honda Fit. A great little car, gets fantastic gas milage and it only has 34,000 miles on it. Will be trading this in soon to get something bigger.
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Old April 14 2014, 05:24 AM   #113
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Took my ride in to the mechanic the other day.


Wound up buying four new tires, four new sets of brake pads, four calipers, four rotors, new belts, new hoses, new a/c compressor, new spark plugs, new alternator, new master cylinder, new wheels, new stereo, new seat covers, new wipers, complete fluid exchange, and new exhaust.

They agreed to throw in a shiny new steel and aluminum package for me to take it all home in.

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Old ride: Red 1999 Chevrolet Cavalier 120,000 miles

New Ride: Bluegreen 2013 Toyota Corolla S
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Old April 14 2014, 05:55 AM   #114
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That is a sweet ride, Captain X!

Of course, your rattling off of parts you needed to replace reminded me of Gomer from Andy Griffith, in the episode where Barney buys himself a car.
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Old April 14 2014, 09:24 PM   #115
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Here's my ride, 2012 Audi A5 Sportback 1.8T:



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Old April 15 2014, 02:21 PM   #116
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^ Hell yeah. Digging the color.
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