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Old 08-13-2010, 06:36 AM
 
Location: Incognito
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...and the more you look for it and wait for the right moment, the farther away and the more impossible it seems to get to obtain?

Mine, a 2005 Subaru STI, black, gold wheels.
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Old 08-13-2010, 08:47 AM
 
Location: Salt Lake City
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Not really, but when I was shopping for my current car, I couldn't find one in my first choice of color.
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Old 08-13-2010, 10:01 AM
 
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
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It depends on what you mean by "it becomes more impossible to obtain". Are you talking an old, rare vehicle with a certain color/option combo or are you meaning a vehicle that is financially difficult to obtain because of the price tag?

I'm a believer in that if you truly want something bad enough, there is always a way to obtain what you desire. Obviously this isn't always true, you can't turn a $20K/ year job into $100K/ year by snapping your fingers but if you are committed to saving money, living below your means, and picking up another part-time of full-time job...you will be able to eventually purchase your dream vehicle (within reason).

I take $1K out of my paycheck automatically and deposit it into a "toy fund" which I use solely for the purpose of buying new toys. Some may say this is wasteful spending but I see it as an investment in my enjoyment. This $1K/ month causes no hardship for me in any other area of my life so I see no harm in indulging my passions. It's also nice to know that I am able to buy new cars without financing or any type of payment plan.
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Old 08-13-2010, 10:15 AM
 
Location: U.S.A.
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1959 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz convertible. I'll do the resto. No dreaming or wishing here... I'm gonna get one.

A slightly more difficult find will be a solid 1950 Rolls Royce Silver Wraith. My dad had one but needed to sell it. Someday I will suprise him with with a resto sitting in his driveway.
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Old 08-13-2010, 01:51 PM
 
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It depends on what you mean by "it becomes more impossible to obtain". Are you talking an old, rare vehicle with a certain color/option combo or are you meaning a vehicle that is financially difficult to obtain because of the price tag?

I mean when you locate car you want, then an unprecedented event happens. Then you locate another car, then another issue occurs. Then you start thinking if you were really meant to have this car.
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Old 08-13-2010, 02:19 PM
 
Location: NYC & NJ
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It can't be that hard to find a black STI and then buy the gold wheels if that really suits your fancy.
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Old 08-13-2010, 02:22 PM
 
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It can't be that hard to find a black STI and then buy the gold wheels if that really suits your fancy.

Thats what I was thinking... blue/black STI's with the gold rims are dime a dozen.
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Old 08-13-2010, 02:43 PM
 
Location: United States
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Subaru, good choice

Well since 2005 I have wanted a 2005-up Mustang GT convertible, Quadruple black. Black paint, black leather interior, black roof, black wheels w/ a polished aluminum lip. That's pretty much my dream car. That and a 59 Caddy Hearse. Both of which I will never own, I am a realist. lol
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Old 08-13-2010, 02:45 PM
 
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Sometimes my expectations are unrealistic...



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Old 08-13-2010, 03:05 PM
 
Location: Sinking in the Great Salt Lake
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I'm not that old, but I'm old enough to realize that it's more fun to want something than it is to have what you want. (except a Bugatti Veyron, of course )
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