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#30575 of 35144 Re: Upgrade [sandman_6472]
Feb 25, 2013 (9:38 pm)
well, it is a 1 year regardless of miles, so you are pretty close at this point. might as well do it while it is in.
Feb 25, 2013 (9:45 pm)
My thoughts exactly after I read the post. Do have a $17.95 coupon for the Honda dealer so might just go over there afterwards and throw them the change. They always do some kind of look see so I can tell what else might be needed. usually I take that list to my guy and he tackles what ever is needed, if anything. But it's nice to get over to the Honda store and shop a bit as they do the service. Luckily I'm not an impulsive guy so the wife knows that I won't be coming home with a new rig. But she does realize that I've got that itch that eventually will have to be scratched! As I said in an earlier post, some guy at work asked me when I got a new car! He did ask it the day after it was detailed though and it did look fantastic I must say. The guy I found at the supermarket parking lot does a classy job each and every time and since I do the 4 at the same time, he cuts me a bit of a break.
#30578 of 35144 Re: earliest [rayainsw]
by Stever@Edmunds HOST
Feb 26, 2013 (5:35 am)
I've looked for years for pics of the family's beloved '53 Buick Special. My brother finally found a couple, but you really can't tell much about the car.
At grandma's house and at the cabin. The date stamp on the cabin shot is probably pretty close to when the photo was taken, so the Buick would have been 9 that year. Thus my old man would not have been posting in here.
#30579 of 35144 Re: Fin.. [fintail]
Feb 26, 2013 (6:44 am)
I am a youngster for most of the cars I have owned
I definately fall into that category. I remember buying my 2003 Avalon at 24 and the salesperson said I was the youngest Avalon buyer ever at their dealership. LOL, I said did you realize I pulled up in an 89 Town Car?
#30580 of 35144 Re: Fintail [nyccarguy]
Feb 26, 2013 (7:29 am)
There's ALWAYS a good excuse to upgrade!
Bad weather - need AWD. Your life depends on it.
Gas price spike - FWD. Can't afford not to.
Bored with the new car - must get RWD, they have soul, YOLO, etc.
#30581 of 35144 Re: Fintail [ateixeira]
Feb 26, 2013 (7:59 am)
I can't think of a good reason at the moment. I love my 135i too much. I would prefer better gas mileage on the beater, but the volvo has such low miles and is so pleasant for a beater that I can't currently make sense of getting rid of it. The Leaf, of course, is a lease. The only one that has even crossed my mind is the T&C... but what the hell would we replace it with? A new comparable one is WAY too expensive, and I'm pretty damned sure we are upside-down in the current one anyway.
#30582 of 35144 Re: Fintail [ateixeira]
Feb 26, 2013 (8:00 am)
#30583 of 35144 Re: earliest [rayainsw]
Feb 26, 2013 (10:09 am)
The new 3.0 probably puts out 3x the power and gets 50% better mileage.
#30584 of 35144 Re: Fin.. [tjc78]
Feb 26, 2013 (10:11 am)
You, Andre, and lemko seem to have very similar tastes. I do have to say an Avalon is the Toyota I would consider most, too. Funny line about the TC.
I was asked more than once if my W126 was inherited, and I've had many similar questions about the fintail.