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Cars We Drive!

Discussion in 'Fine Living, Home, Design & Auto' started by Bert1568, Jul 18, 2006.

  1. gomestar

    gomestar Well-Known Member

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    I spent $25 on lunch a few days ago. Kind of angered me.
     
  2. Piobaire

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    Fuck your lunch!
     
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  3. GreenFrog

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    Maybe it's time to say goodbye, MB, hello, BMW!

    :nodding:
     
  4. GreenFrog

    GreenFrog Well-Known Member

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    I spent $33 on groceries tonight and it angered me.

    Fucking chobani yogurt is $1.25 a pop!
     
  5. gomestar

    gomestar Well-Known Member

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    Agreed. It was tasty though.





    And I technically earned more than that $25 by walking a dog beforehand (but let's be honest, the wife will use that for shoes)
     
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  6. GreenFrog

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    3 num pang sandwiches?
     
  7. gomestar

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    Epicerie Boulud. I've spent $150+ there for "let's stop in for a glass of wine before the show".
     
  8. KenRose

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    No, I totally understand this. People said the same thing to me, that my "ego" was in the way when Porsche NA dropped the prices of their Canadian cars.....8 months after the Canadian dealer promised me they wouldn't do. Sold my Cayman S in January and now driving an F type. I love it but would have not even considered it had Porsche not been so short sighted and greedy.....

     
  9. HRoi

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    Ken, was your Cayman the 981? Do you mind comparing it to your F type? One of those two is likely going to be our next car and I'd appreciate a review from someone who's owned both
     
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  10. GreenFrog

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    I get it, but your situation is different. I'm assuming the magnitude of the difference in $$ we're talking here is far greater in your case.

    Plus, dropping the prices on cars -- isn't that set by corporate? I doubt dealers have any say in that and they were just saying shit to appease you. Granted, they shouldn't have fed you bullshit, but it's a different scenario.
     
  11. KenRose

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    well, I don't want to get into specifics of my situation, it's been 8 years and I'm still pissed off. My point though is loyalty. Pio has leased 4 cars through the dealer, and the new GM is unwilling to meet the $25 per month? Assuming a 3 year lease the guy has now lost potentially 10 years of business over $900.

     
  12. Piobaire

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    Exactly.
     
  13. KenRose

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    My Cayman S was a launch car, 2006 (987). Good car, not nearly as reliable as an air cooled 911, those days are long gone. Fantastic car, extremely practical and handled very well. Not a huge power house car, the 997 (base) and my current base F Type all feel much faster.

    My F Type is beautiful. Much more sophisticated and luxurious than the 981, I would compare it to the 991 even those it is priced closer to the Cayman S and is a two seater. I have the base car which has the non adjustable suspension. Clearly not as supple as the Cayman, but this is the only area that I find it deficient. Other than that, I absolute love the F Type. Also, it's not practical at all with regards to luggage space. The trunk opening is way too small and the trunk is shallow as hell. But I still got it over the cayman S, even though it's my only car.

    Coupe will be much more practical with the hatch but the Cayman will still be better in this regard. PM me if you need further details.

     
  14. Superfluous

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    I spent $16 on fried chicken for myself. It made me happy.
     
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  15. GreenFrog

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    10 bucks says you went to bubba's cooks country
     
  16. HRoi

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    Ah, thanks a lot for this. It's very helpful.

    After talking a bit more it seems like wife is dead set on the 981 (that Jag F V8S is fucking awesome though).

    Time to start the not so fun part of car shopping. Let's see if I get stuck over $25 a month too
     
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  17. Superfluous

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    Chicken Scratch
     
  18. Find Finn

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    Stop complaining, I can't remember the last time I left the grocery store without having spend $100+.
     
  19. GreenFrog

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    Yeah, but you get 'free' healthcare.

    :devil:
     
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  20. Find Finn

    Find Finn Well-Known Member

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    "free" as in I pay 60% income tax, 180% car tax and 25% VAT.
     
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