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Old 03-18-2011, 12:25 PM
 
Location: The canyon (with my pistols and knife)
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New or old?
Old or new?









Maybe she's still thinking about the Daimler-era Dodges, though.
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Old 03-18-2011, 01:10 PM
 
Location: Grosse Ile Michigan
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Hyundai Excel (probably no risk of that none are still running).

Yugo.

Most of my cars (I have teenagers and our cars look like something out of sanford & Sons. full of dents, scratches, missing body parts. I park around the corner and walk if I have any concern about making an impression, or I dirve my summer car).

Anything with rust through holes in it can be a bit embarrassing.

Orange, Pink, Purple, Neon Green, or white cars (I just hate white cars. They seem to want to trun out in front of you or cut you off and then go slow. Grrrr. White car drivers: That pedal on the right makes the car go faster!).

I would be particualy embarrassed to be seen driving anything that cost more than $35,000. Even that amount makes me uncomfotable. It is hard to drive around an in absurdly priced car and see all the homeless or poor people that you could have fed with that extra $20,000 that you spent on some silly perks in your car.
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Old 03-18-2011, 02:06 PM
 
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Aztec
Anything cubed shape
Hummer
Any large SUV
Anything very expensive
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Old 03-18-2011, 02:26 PM
 
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Coldjens, is that just Neon Green or any kind of brighter green? How could anyone hate on Sassy Grass.
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Old 03-18-2011, 02:41 PM
 
Location: Grosse Ile Michigan
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Coldjens, is that just Neon Green or any kind of brighter green? How could anyone hate on Sassy Grass.

I am too old to be driving around in a 16 year old's car. It looks silly. However I secretly love that color, I just keep it all secretly bottled up inside. Maybe if my son gets that bright green Camaro that he wants after he gets a license, I will put on a disguise and drive it around.
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Old 03-19-2011, 12:00 PM
 
Location: Pikesville, MD
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I would be particualy embarrassed to be seen driving anything that cost more than $35,000. Even that amount makes me uncomfotable. It is hard to drive around an in absurdly priced car and see all the homeless or poor people that you could have fed with that extra $20,000 that you spent on some silly perks in your car.
Are you feeding them anyhow? if you had $35k for a new car (and most peoel don't pay $35k in cash so there ISN'T $20k they could give away) woudl you give it to homeless people or split it up and buy other things liek a vacation, or some home improvement? Do you even hand them a buck or two for their next beer? If not, you're a hypocrite. How about your house? Is it worth more than $35k? Why didn't you give someoene else a house so they woudn't be homeless instead (or pay for their rent, if youre a renter)? I grew up well below the poverty line. I never gave a crap if someone spent their own money on an expensive car. Made me want to not be poor, myself. And I'm not.

Seriously, some of the reasoning that peopel are giving as to why they'd be embarrased in any given car are really telling about how messed up their personalities are. A therapist woudl have a FIELD day in here.
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Old 03-19-2011, 12:05 PM
 
Location: Pikesville, MD
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Speaks volumes ...

Thanks for your opinions. Different strokes for different folks, I guess.

Personally, I like the feel of the road underneath my butt.
Personally I like a seat between me and the road. Asphalt tears my skin up...




Anyhow, not every car has to be a sports car, and as you mature, you'll realize that not every car you own and drive has to be a sports car, either. You CAN have other types of vehicles for other roles. I have sports cars. I have custom cars, I have luxury sedans and I have trucks/SUVs. The ones I pictured were people that very obviously owned sports cars that they enjoyed driving on the track, therefore getting the enjoyment out of cars that you do, but are not mentally limited to ONLY that kind of car.

My MGB sports car, for example, won't do this:



Which is why I got the Range Rover.
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Old 03-19-2011, 12:15 PM
 
Location: A cold & gloomy place
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Dodge RAM 2500 and any oversized pickup or SUV.
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Old 03-19-2011, 12:17 PM
 
Location: San Diego
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Aztec
Anything cubed shape
Hummer
Any large SUV
Anything very expensive
Yep, Hummer. The vehicle that does nothing well but burn fuel.
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Old 03-19-2011, 01:05 PM
 
Location: Pikesville, MD
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Dodge RAM 2500 and any oversized pickup or SUV.
My wife and I made a dump run today in our extended cab 3500 series dually pickup. And after clearing out our backyard of all the limbs that came down in the last windstorm, I'll be doing it again next weekend.

And right now, it's all loaded up to head down to the scrap metal yard:
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