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

  1. Hampton

    Hampton Distinguished Member

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    Easy now tiger [​IMG]
     


  2. bawlin

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    Anyone have experience with G-Wagens? There's one for sale locally that is well within my budget and I'm giving it serious consideration. I really need to stay off Craigslist, though. Last time this happened, I ended up with an RRS.
     


  3. impolyt_one

    impolyt_one Stylish Dinosaur

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    I'd imagine a lot of the parts for a G-wagen in the US are so expensive that they'd make your eyes water, and I can't imagine what transmission work costs, but the power unit is standard MB fare, the electronic harnesses are from an old C-class (i.e. very simple and without many gadgets or extras to break) and the build quality is old world Benz, so it should be pretty reliable.
     


  4. gomestar

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    yes. Manhattan residents don't have to drive during rush hours.
     


  5. dopeitsjosh

    dopeitsjosh Well-Known Member

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    Any recommendations on a car that gets good gas mileage? I test drove the Dodge Dart last week and before I decide on it, I'd like to see what else is out there.
     


  6. Find Finn

    Find Finn Stylish Dinosaur

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    Hyundai Sonata, VW, Toyota.
     


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    whiteslashasian Stylish Dinosaur

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    Weirdly, every Dodge Dart I've seen in person I've actually thought to myself "damn, that's actually a good looking car". It has a nice stance for a small guy.

    Competitors would be Hyundai Elantra, VW Jetta, Toyota Corolla (kind of a POS), Honda Civic and maybe Fit (stretch comparo), Ford Focus, Mazda 3 (redesign coming soon).
     
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  8. gomestar

    gomestar Super Yelper

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    nice looking car inside and out (besides the gross orange color, obviously). Not sure if this is what I'd get with my $100K though.

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    I'm loving my Fiat Abarth.
     


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    I do. Daily. :(
     


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    gomestar Super Yelper

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  12. Kai

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    This doesn't look much like a Jaguar to me.


     


  13. poorsod

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    For work.
     


  14. Rumpelstiltskin

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    Tail lights look like are copies of the headlights from a Ducati 1098/1198

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    I don't hate it, but it is way over priced. The XK-R is about 15% more expensive in the UK.
     
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