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Old 02-04-2006, 05:01 PM   #11
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I think I'll just come over

I think I'll just come over there and agree on the main price and when they ask about payments I'll say whatever. I'm thinking of just putting it on my credit card and switch to another 0% card, so that way I pay 0% interest.
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Old 02-04-2006, 05:27 PM   #12
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Re: I think I'll just come over

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I think I'll just come over there and agree on the main price and when they ask about payments I'll say whatever. I'm thinking of just putting it on my credit card and switch to another 0% card, so that way I pay 0% interest.
good plan. Pay off the debt first.
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Old 02-04-2006, 05:30 PM   #13
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What debt?? I said I was

What debt?? I said I was going to put the entire purchase on the credit card. That way all I pay is the principle not the apr.

Oh you were talking about the TV and etc. I already paid it off. Kinda surprised myself too.
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Old 02-06-2006, 11:48 AM   #14
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I'll never ever ever buy a

I'll never ever ever buy a new car. The newest I'll even consider is at least 5 years old.
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Old 02-06-2006, 01:24 PM   #15
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I'll never ever ever buy a new car. The newest I'll even consider is at least 5 years old.
DaX, I love that philosophy, and I'm now just realizing it. I've been doing a lot of research on the value of cars and how they hold their resale value(or lack thereof), and buying a brand new car really is an investment detriment -- for the most part, the value can only go down. The only drawbacks are, of course the previous owners maint. record, and the fact that new vehicles are inherently safer.

Unfortunately, in the last 12 years, I've have had 5 cars out of 8 that were brand new. It always hurts at trade in, although, I have had some success with selling vehicles outright.

My wife bought her Integra (Telly in my garage) new in '97 and has kept it ever since. Not a speck of trouble EVER. Now, I drive it, and I love it, and probably will be probably be driving it for a very long time, God willing. She insists on a new car next time, and with the safety advances of recent years, I agree (and the fact I've had a few new cars when she was around - she's due for a new one). My Brother- and Sister-in-law have a '06 TSX that we have our eye on, and they might be close to unloading it out of necessity (they're maticulous with maintenance, and it'll be a year old here pretty soon). Unfortunately, it's a pretty hot car, and they would probably demand a high return, but we'll see. We need to get rid of the TL soon -- too big, too many miles.

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Old 02-06-2006, 05:05 PM   #16
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The problem with a used car

The problem with a used car is the owner could of done some bad stuff to the car. Like when I went to the track the majority of civic owners were running nitrous, others civic owners were all motor. I saw so many 7th gens with nitrous it was unbelivable.

Now all they have to do is put the stock airbox back on and nobody knows if they did anything. Also I plan to buy a stick, what if the owner never had a stick and really messed up the tranny?
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Old 02-07-2006, 06:29 AM   #17
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Buying a used car, these are

Buying a used car, these are things you have to deal with. For me, it's no big deal...I understand I'm not going to find a cherry, but with time and effort, I can make it the car I want it to be. SOHC Civic motors are a dime a dozen, and transmissions are pretty easy to source as well. These cars are frequently found in junk yards, so other parts pose no problem either. True, it isn't maintenance free, but for me, it's worry free and payment free, and that's all that matters.
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Old 02-08-2006, 01:02 AM   #18
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Somebody had a little too

Somebody had a little too much crack before they typed the price.
The original MSRP price is $14k flat and these people are selling for $16K+ with MILES! For these prices I may as well just pick up a new civic for cheaper.

www.cars.com/go/search/detail.jsp;jsessionid=VT3UGWFRQNJEZLAZGJNE2VQ?trac ktype=usedcc&searchType=22&paId=189722780&pageNumb er=0&numResultsPerPage=50&largeNumResultsPerPage=0 &sortorder=descending&sortfield=PRICE+descending&c ertifiedOnly=false&recnum=42&leadExists=true&crite ria=K-%7CE-ALL%7CM-_18_%7CH-%7CD-_214_%7CN-N%7CR-100%7CI-1%7CP-PRICE+descending%7CQ-descending%7CY-_2005_%7CX-popular%7CZ-90706&aff=national

www.cars.com/go/search/detail.jsp?tracktype=usedcc&searchType=22&paId=189 155308&pageNumber=1&numResultsPerPage=50&largeNumR esultsPerPage=0&sortorder=descending&sortfield=PRI CE+descending&certifiedOnly=false&recnum=60&leadEx ists=false&criteria=K-%7CE-ALL%7CM-_18_%7CH-%7CD-_214_%7CN-N%7CR-100%7CI-1%7CP-PRICE+descending%7CQ-descending%7CY-_2005_%7CX-popular%7CZ-90706&aff=national

www.cars.com/go/search/detail.jsp?tracktype=usedcc&searchType=22&paId=189 264458&pageNumber=1&numResultsPerPage=50&largeNumR esultsPerPage=0&sortorder=descending&sortfield=PRI CE+descending&certifiedOnly=false&recnum=70&leadEx ists=true&criteria=K-%7CE-ALL%7CM-_18_%7CH-%7CD-_214_%7CN-N%7CR-100%7CI-1%7CP-PRICE+descending%7CQ-descending%7CY-_2005_%7CX-popular%7CZ-90706&aff=national

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crazy long

crazy long links!

www.cars.com/go/search/detail.jsp;jsessionid=VT3UGWFRQNJEZLAZGJNE2VQ?trac ktype=usedcc&searchType=22&paId=189722780&pageNumb er=0&numResultsPerPage=50&largeNumResultsPerPage=0 &sortorder=descending&sortfield=PRICE+descending&c ertifiedOnly=false&recnum=42&leadExists=true&crite ria=K-%7CE-ALL%7CM-_18_%7CH-%7CD-_214_%7CN-N%7CR-100%7CI-1%7CP-PRICE+descending%7CQ-descending%7CY-_2005_%7CX-popular%7CZ-90706&aff=national

www.cars.com/go/search/detail.jsp?tracktype=usedcc&searchType=22&paId=189 155308&pageNumber=1&numResultsPerPage=50&largeNumR esultsPerPage=0&sortorder=descending&sortfield=PRI CE+descending&certifiedOnly=false&recnum=60&leadEx ists=false&criteria=K-%7CE-ALL%7CM-_18_%7CH-%7CD-_214_%7CN-N%7CR-100%7CI-1%7CP-PRICE+descending%7CQ-descending%7CY-_2005_%7CX-popular%7CZ-90706&aff=national

www.cars.com/go/search/detail.jsp?tracktype=usedcc&searchType=22&paId=189 264458&pageNumber=1&numResultsPerPage=50&largeNumR esultsPerPage=0&sortorder=descending&sortfield=PRI CE+descending&certifiedOnly=false&recnum=70&leadEx ists=true&criteria=K-%7CE-ALL%7CM-_18_%7CH-%7CD-_214_%7CN-N%7CR-100%7CI-1%7CP-PRICE+descending%7CQ-descending%7CY-_2005_%7CX-popular%7CZ-90706&aff=national

at least you can click them now.
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