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I bought a new car (the "I wanna be like Gugs" thread)...

Discussion in 'RC' started by General Zod, Apr 19, 2006.

  1. MFJ

    MFJ Active Member

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    That fucking sucks dude. Toyota really doesn't have a warranty for that kind of stuff at 65k? Damn, even Mitsubishi will take care of you up to 100k (if you're the first owner). I seriously agree though... all cars are bullshit. The amount of wacky shit that happens with my Nissan is insane, and from what I hear, this is just the normal experience. Really should have kept my Frontier because it was SIMPLE, but then again the driveshaft started vibrating like crazy at 40k and the front calipers were getting stuck. What is with this shit? Oh well... hindsight etc, etc.
     
  2. Reign in Acai

    Reign in Acai Gnats before thy gums

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    Got to take the Honda in next week to get recalled airbags swapped out. Fuggs kept leaving sensational notices on my door. "Must change, death is imminent, call now!"
     
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    Hahaha my wife had a Suzuki for a while and they had a recall related to the airbags. They sent at least 5 different letters with increasing urgency...

    "Sorry to inconvenience you, but please perform this recall"

    "Seriously though, you guys should really get this done"

    "We aren't fucking around, this is dangerous."

    "If you get into an accident, your passenger airbag won't deploy and we're trying to save your life"

    "YOU WILL DIE, I SWEAR TO GOD"

    We never took it in.
     
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    dorian gray Returning videotapes

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    Speaking of...add passenger airbag recall to my Toyota Sienna woes above.
     
  5. Hell Mike

    Hell Mike fuck melodic black metal

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    I got a seat ateca and ibiza last week
     
  6. Ellestin

    Ellestin one-click buy

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    Got my eyes on a Renault Capture

    technically I shouldn't be in this thread
     
  7. Reign in Acai

    Reign in Acai Gnats before thy gums

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    Dropped Accord off this morning, three hr process. Relatively less painful than a faulty airbag deploying, though not as krieg.
     
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    No VW ID3 for US, but Canada is undecided. Maybe for us. After the gorram fucking crossover piece of shit. So like 2022 maybe.

    Fuckin' puttering along with this god damn Focus FFS waiting for this shit. Going to end up with a Golf R or G70, carbon my heart up bby
     
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    dorian gray Returning videotapes

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    NAD What A Horrible Night To Have A Curse

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    What about the friggin' Hilux? I went on the Toyota Sverige website once and the gallery for that truck showed it climbing a volcano.

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    This photo is from the "safety" section. Sweden really is the most metal place ever.
     
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    Hell Mike fuck melodic black metal

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    pickup trucks are less of a thing here than in the united states of america
     
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    dorian gray Returning videotapes

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    ‘19 Mustang GT 6-speed
     
  13. NAD

    NAD What A Horrible Night To Have A Curse

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    Did you buy one? No? Two then? Good. What colors?
     
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    #2 is a parts car for the inevitable failure of #1
     
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    dorian gray Returning videotapes

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    I kept my Corolla for that situation
     
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    Ellestin one-click buy

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    My new ride gonna be orange

    Check this out yo

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    einride your best friend

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    do you not know that the only acceptable colors for cars are white, grey, slightly darker grey, black or the wild n crazy choice: dark-ish muted red
     
  18. NAD

    NAD What A Horrible Night To Have A Curse

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    I've never been macho enough to buy a wild colored car, but I always support others that do. Prost! Everything I've owned is silver, black, white, etc. I had two red vehicles and they stood out too much. Hiding in plain sight is ideal for California, in my experience.

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    I kind of want this truck (yes, in slightly darker grey). But I definitely don't want to spend any money right now. So I will continue to enjoy having 3 paid off vehicles for a few more years. I got shitfaced tonight and spent $235 on 6 bottles of booze. That was wild, and reaches the upper limit of my Care Free Ways right about now.
     
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    I'm all for grey (black and white get dirty fast) but actually only ever owned rainbow-colored cars, the last one, which I just gave my mother, was deep blue. The one before a purple Twingo, damn I barely had pubic growth when I bought that one... I've been going 15 years without a car in the meantime, Paris and all. I can always go for a paint job if I feel the orange stands out too much, though I've seen much worse in the neighborhood.

    Congrats. Beer gets pricey when you start hitting the top shelf, especially US imports of course. The other day I was almost ready to order a few cans of Other Half double IPAs for about 14 euros apiece. Fortunately they turned out to be out of stock.
     
  20. NAD

    NAD What A Horrible Night To Have A Curse

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    So I kinda need a larger 4WD vehicle. I love the 2door Jeep thing because fuck big vehicles (honestly a 2door Jeep is big to me, I used to pilot Samurais), but once I put the wife and the 90 pound hurricanine in there, there's not much room for gear or breathing. Sure I've paired down quite a bit, but we camp primitive in the desert so extra water is a must. And that gets bulky.

    Option 1: buy a truck. Cost me $20,000 used or $40,000 new. Uhh.
    Option 2: trade in 2door Jeep for 4door. Probably cost me $8,000 to "upgrade" I guess.
    Option 3: buy a trailer for the Jeep. Cost maybe $2,000 max or perhaps $50 on Craig's List

    These ideas are still too much money. Who the fuck spends money during 2020?! Rich people. Dumb people. I am certainly not rich, and I'm working on the dumb part.

    Option 4: use the Subaru station wagon to go camping, and when we get stuck on a trail, hike the rest of the way. $0 and a great campfire story.

    Option $0 is the best.
     

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