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#29740 of 32355 Re: Reporter's Article [nyccarguy]
Jan 31, 2013 (7:37 am)
Absolutely, I forgot about that car...and I did like it...a lot! I could go for a CPO car but the wife would make my life nuts if I did that as she views them all as appliances while I, on the other hand, love 'em. I'd be so happy to own something that I really lust after but time will tell. Once my middle kid finishes pharmacy school in 4 years, things will look a bit different and since we purchase our own vehicles, then might be the time. Living in South Florida, there are so many really nice vehicles everywhere and it just seems like my 3 top brands in the lux market, Lexus, MB and BMW, seem to have the market well saturated. There's even a new MB within walking distance from our subdivision with the other 2 guys just a bit farther.
Maybe someday but I am satisfied with what I've got now truth be told. Minimal upkeep and only one major problem in the years I've owned it so i have nothing to complain about really. And the a/c issue I had, Honda at least paid for 1/2 which I was happy to get though they really should've paid the whole bill. But one must move forward on such things and I have. Got her washed yesterday and she looks great sitting in the garage.
One of these days, I need to meet up with Abacomike as he lives only about 10 minutes from here. He appears to be a nice, knowledgeable man with many stories to tell. I know that when we do decide to purchase, i might pick his brain just a bit.
#29741 of 32355 Re: Reporter's Article [steve_]
Jan 31, 2013 (7:59 am)
Toyota will be Furia to read that.
Furia is plural. One person is Furious, two people are Furia.
#29742 of 32355 Re: 'Lectric [michaell]
Jan 31, 2013 (8:00 am)
7/22/12 Roadburner 2009 328i
Punch guess: 37
#29743 of 32355 Re: 'Lectric [roadburner]
Jan 31, 2013 (8:05 am)
2012 Punch List (total 22):
01/12/12 corvette 2003 BMW 540i 85K
01/29/12 anon 2007 Toyota RAV4 72K
02/12/12 tifighter 2007 Mazda Miata PRHT 14K
02/15/12 breld 2012 BMW X3
02/15/12 stickguy 2007 Volvo S40 91K
02/28/12 breld 2009 Honda Odyssey 45K
03/22/12 nyccarguy 2011 BMW 328xi (lease)
05/02/12 anon 2012 Toyota Prius
07/22/12 roadburner 2009 BMW 328i
07/31/12 breld 2011 Audi A5 17K
08/05/12 qbrozen 1998 Volvo S70
08/20/12 breld 2007 VW Beetle 56K
08/23/12 xwesx 2012 Ford Fiesta 14K
08/31/12 stickguy 2013 Acura RDX AWD
09/14/12 steine13 1995 Toyota Camry 123K
09/23/12 andre1969 2012 Dodge Ram
09/25/12 anon 2008 Honda Odyssey 57K
10/30/12 jpp5862 2002 Nissan Pathfinder SE 135K
11/xx/12 jayrider 2012 Buick LaCrosse AWD
12/17/12 mark156 2013 Honda CR-V EXL w/ nav
12/21/12 stickguy 2000 Acura Integra LS 166K
12/23/12 anon 2013 Honda Accord
2013 Punch List (total 5):
01/08/13 breld 2011 BMW 335xi 27K
01/11/13 steine13 2013 Chevrolet Cruze LT (lease)
01/15/13 breld 2010 BMW 328xi wagon 21K
01/18/13 qbrozen 2013 Nissan Leaf (lease)
01/19/13 anon 2013 Toyota Sienna (lease)
Punch guesses for 2013:
Jan 31, 2013 (8:47 am)
I test drove a 2012. Black with red mirror caps/stripes and red seats. My wife and I really liked it, but it didn't have heated seats. The dealer has a new 2013 that is identical to the 2012(but with the heated seats) for $2000 off MSRP. Another car is similarly equipped, but minus the 17" wheels, and I can get it for only $1,500 more than the used car. My wife thinks I should have something different and fun to drive for my last two or so years of work related travel-bless her heart-and it is tempting. After that I would flip it for a Z4 M Coupe or maybe even an E92 M3.
#29745 of 32355 Disney Vacation - OT
Jan 31, 2013 (10:53 am)
is there any way to do Disney, sort of "on the cheap?" I know any way to go it is expensive, but I'm wondering if I could swing 3 or 4 days there in late July without breaking the bank. I'll be driving, not flying. Any suggestions on where to stay? Tips from those who have gone in the past?
if you don't want to clog up the board with this completely off topic posts, you can drop me a gmail. (l)arry(c)harlie(s)am1347
#29747 of 32355 Re: Disney Vacation - OT [nyccarguy]
Jan 31, 2013 (11:16 am)
pretty much need to be off park. and something with a kitchen for making meals is a must. Maybe some sort of time share rental or the like?
actually, find someone you know with a place down there that won't be using it!
#29748 of 32355 Re: 'Lectric [steve_]
Jan 31, 2013 (11:28 am)
You may have to find a place to park the summary sheet - you're going to be over-flowing into two posts soon.
Steve - I figured that was going to happen .. is the posting length based on # of characters?
I'll drop the posting of the 2012 punches in the next month or two. I'll hang onto them in my master document so I can post it if someone asks a question about it.
#29749 of 32355 Re: 'Lectric [steve_]
Jan 31, 2013 (11:35 am)
"You may have to find a place to park the summary sheet - you're going to be over-flowing into two posts soon."
Google Docs might be a good way to share it. If he can get that set up, is there a way a host can put a link at the top of the discussion?