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#29981 of 32733 Re: now this, is nice [ateixeira]
Feb 07, 2013 (10:59 am)
Why not just skip the TPMS sensors and save yourself the trouble? After all, you managed the vast majority of your driving life just fine without them....
There you go; now the cost is at around $600 (or less).
#29982 of 32733 Re: "The Sandman Chronicles" [xwesx]
Feb 07, 2013 (10:59 am)
Is that even legal?
I was shopping with my brother, visiting from Brazil, and he was telling me how his 7 year old daughter needed a new iPhone.
Of course that meant she already had an old iPhone, and this would be her 2nd.
#29983 of 32733 Re: DANGEROUS SITES [steine13]
Feb 07, 2013 (11:17 am)
I have a question about swapping leases -- is there a way to make it waterproof for the buyer AND the seller?
It all depends on the leasing company/manufacturer. You gotta read the fine print or ask someone in the know.
Some companies might let you off the hook, others will hold the first leasee liable, others will only hold the 2nd leasee liable, it all depends.
#29984 of 32733 Re: "The Sandman Chronicles" [ateixeira]
Feb 07, 2013 (12:30 pm)
Legal? I haven't heard that it isn't, but then government is getting really good at overstepping their bounds.
It isn't legal for manufacturers to sell cars without them, but it is not emissions-related, so what owners do with the nanny tech is up to them.
I choose not to use it.
#29985 of 32733 Re: "The Sandman Chronicles" [xwesx]
Feb 07, 2013 (12:37 pm)
Don't you need a satellite phone up there around the arctic circle?
#29986 of 32733 Re: "The Sandman Chronicles" [fintail]
Feb 07, 2013 (12:48 pm)
Hahahahaha. Actually, yes, if you get more than a few miles from the road system.
#29987 of 32733 Re: now this, is nice [xwesx]
Feb 07, 2013 (12:58 pm)
The tpms has saved my butt a few times on slow leaks from punctures. I was able to refill the tire and drive to have it repaired. It's one of the few tech things I actually like.
#29988 of 32733 Which Optimas come with the pano roof?
Feb 07, 2013 (1:01 pm)
So I saw one of these today, and they even made a hybrid model in 2011 and 2012.
Found a loaded one but it's all the way up in Jersey. $23k for hybrid, leather, Navi, and the huge moonroof would basically check every box on my list except being small.
I've driven a manual/base Optima but not an auto or a hybrid. Thoughts?
There are more Sonatas but I prefer the Kia's styling, particularly on the hybrids.
Which non-hybrid models had the pano roof? Seems the Sonata offers both, the pano and a regular (small) moonroof, or am I seeing aftermarket stuff?
#29989 of 32733 Re: Which Optimas come with the pano roof? [ateixeira]
Feb 07, 2013 (1:31 pm)
Take a test drive --- then proceed to check pricing or not. Also check prices for similarly equipped non-hybrids and see how long it will take to make up the difference.
#29990 of 32733 Elantra GT vs. Kia Forte
Feb 07, 2013 (1:40 pm)
Looks like the Forte will not get the pano roof from the Elantra GT, bummer. Just debuted in Chicago, but it has a small roof.