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Old 08-13-2007, 09:29 PM   #18
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I am at the bottom of my car history.

I am currently driving a 2006 Civic EX AUTOMATIC. *Puts on Flame suit*

However there is alot of logic behind it, all which leads to savings for my new Camaro.

1st.
The payment is only 265 a month...My SS was 476 before i paid it off.

2nd.
I have never had it in the shop once, it's soooo reliable. $0.00 in maintenance.

3rd.
I average 36mpg on regular gas. To date, i have only spent 675.00 on gas since 1/1/07.

4th.
It will be my second car that I have paid off early, which means I will have even better credit than i do now.

5th.
I keep it in great shape, and it has relatively low miles, I am hoping i can get a good return on it. Right now, i think I could make about 6k, but hopefully by early 09, it will be paid off, and I will have about 10-11k in equity in it.
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Old 08-13-2007, 10:24 PM   #19
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2nd.
I have never had it in the shop once, it's soooo reliable. $0.00 in maintenance.
LOL It's an '06. I REALLY hope it hasn't had to go to the shop in such a short time.

The 2 years I owned my 2000 S10 I never had it in the shop. Same with my '95 Cavalier, had it 5 years and never once in the shop other than regular maintanence.
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Old 08-14-2007, 12:04 AM   #20
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LOL It's an '06. I REALLY hope it hasn't had to go to the shop in such a short time.

The 2 years I owned my 2000 S10 I never had it in the shop. Same with my '95 Cavalier, had it 5 years and never once in the shop other than regular maintanence.
I know, but it was a first year model, when they made the new body style, and not only that but i bought it in October of 05, i was the second person in Texas to have one. SO, i didnt know what to expect, it was my first Honda. But its turned out nice so far. I love honda NAVI too.
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Old 08-14-2007, 12:24 AM   #21
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I wish it would come out that soon, not that I'd buy it then. That way all the "I want mine first" people would have thinned by the time I order mine in mid-March/ early April.


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2009 model should come out in Sept of 08. then the vert will be out in 09 sometime as a 2010 model. (so they say)




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Old 08-14-2007, 12:48 AM   #22
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I am at the bottom of my car history.

I am currently driving a 2006 Civic EX AUTOMATIC. *Puts on Flame suit*

However there is alot of logic behind it, all which leads to savings for my new Camaro.

1st.
The payment is only 265 a month...My SS was 476 before i paid it off.

2nd.
I have never had it in the shop once, it's soooo reliable. $0.00 in maintenance.

3rd.
I average 36mpg on regular gas. To date, i have only spent 675.00 on gas since 1/1/07.

4th.
It will be my second car that I have paid off early, which means I will have even better credit than i do now.

5th.
I keep it in great shape, and it has relatively low miles, I am hoping i can get a good return on it. Right now, i think I could make about 6k, but hopefully by early 09, it will be paid off, and I will have about 10-11k in equity in it.


No flame suit needed. I've got a 2006 Civic SI. The FG1 is a gorgeous car. One of Honda's best yet if you ask me. It'll be a great 2nd car!
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Old 08-14-2007, 03:24 AM   #23
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Old 08-14-2007, 10:15 AM   #24
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The only flaming should have been

2nd.
I have never had it in the shop once, it's soooo reliable. $0.00 in maintenance.

Sorry but I bet you have changed the oil and other misc items. I guess with my 04 Jeep with 51K miles it is SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO since I have not done anything either.
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Old 08-14-2007, 11:50 AM   #25
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I know, but it was a first year model, when they made the new body style
My '95 Cavalier was the first year for that body style as well.

So my never having any problems should REALLY say a lot since the 90's is when GM products were supposed to be so bad... LOL
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Old 08-15-2007, 09:03 AM   #26
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I want one as soon as it's available - but since I'm in Europe, that'll be a year (ish) after you guys get it. So, likely, some time early in 2010. Our model will have to meet different standards (even the LHD Corvette does) so the specs will likely be slightly different too.

I can wait. I'm not allowed a new car for 2.5 years anyway (the girlfriend has me by the purse-strings!).
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Old 08-15-2007, 09:38 AM   #27
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My second Dakota was the first year of the new design and I had only two problems and the dealer fixed the very quickly. First was the radio crapped out, and Second the mechanic notice that a couple small pieces of clear coat was coming off the rims, so the dealer ordered four new rims for my truck.
So I'm not too worried about first year Camaro.
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Old 08-16-2007, 12:28 AM   #28
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All of the sudden i am finding a great appeal to the fourth gen Camaro waiting on the fifth to come out. I think that I am going to(probably after my anniversary) get a 94-00 SS or Z-28 to entertain me until the fifth comes out. Question for 4th gen owners................. what would be some great racing slicks to get for that body style?
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Old 08-16-2007, 02:01 AM   #29
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All of the sudden i am finding a great appeal to the fourth gen Camaro waiting on the fifth to come out. I think that I am going to(probably after my anniversary) get a 94-00 SS or Z-28 to entertain me until the fifth comes out. Question for 4th gen owners................. what would be some great racing slicks to get for that body style?
Of everyone I've spoken to, Mickey Thompsons were the fav. Pop'em right on a spare set of OEM Camaro rims and trade'em out when you get to the track. Run them all night, trade them out before leaving the track and head home. I've been looking for a pic of an old friends. The look kinda funny, but catch like you wouldn't believe!

Oh, and I've heard tons of people who've purchased the Nitto's who have been very dissapointed. Never tried them myself. Just know they wear down FAST. Don't be like some of my friends either and run them on the street. By the next time you'll need an oil change, your tires might need changing too.

You'll love the 4th Gen. I had $17,700 to put down on anything I wanted a year and a half ago. What did I do? Bought another 4th Gen. They are quick as hell, comfy, get pretty good gas mileage, and sure do look sweet. If you hold off until Oct or Nov, you are guaranteed to come across a lot of good winter deals like I did.
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Old 08-16-2007, 10:53 PM   #30
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I can wait. I'm not allowed a new car for 2.5 years anyway (the girlfriend has me by the purse-strings!)
I don't know what disturbs me the most, that a "girlfriend" (Not wife like us married people, lol) has you under money control or that you carry a purse.

LOL, just messing but like you I'm not allowed for a good while either so I might be WAY late getting this beast. I'd love a SS, but I'd be SUPER FINE with a Z28 making 350-400HP (Which I could always tweak for more GO)
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Old 08-17-2007, 10:37 AM   #31
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You have me there Cubanaso!
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Old 08-17-2007, 11:43 PM   #32
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LOL....it's all for shh and giggles friend.....lol.
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