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Old 11-19-2009, 06:00 PM  
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What's a "duece and a half"?

Is that a military personnel transport vehicle?

How can it run on ANY combustible fuel? Would that include diesel, gasoline AND propane?



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Old 11-19-2009, 06:11 PM  
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Attachment 1533 This is a duece and a half. Runs on any liquid, combustible fuel. The ultimate go anywhere vehicle.


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Old 11-19-2009, 08:42 PM  
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hi
you did not say your budget for the car. i personally feel Honda is best, they are reliable and maintenance free.
their look is also good. they have good service too.

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Old 11-19-2009, 10:02 PM  
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A one or two year old Nissan Altima or Maxima can be a great buy if you can find one.

The new Ford products are great as are the newer used upscale models. Since Ford is not under the government "bail-out" requirements they have more flexibility and can do what seems to be the most sensible, as demonstrated by outselling everyone (including Toyota) in the "cash for clunkers" program since they had an inventory of the right cars for the public needs.

Forget about Chrysler if you are interested in resale. the entire product line will change creating obsolescence of existing inventories except for the throw-back muscle car image.

I have a 1999 Jimmy 4wd with everything and my wife has a "cousin" 2000 Blazer 4wd that serve us perfectly that are "bulletproof" with proper maintenance and we do not want to change, but lets me dream and shop without committing. - If I had my choice. I would go for an Audi R8 Quattro twin turbo, but the idea of putting down a deposit for a car to be delivered in two or more years does not seem logical.

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Old 11-20-2009, 11:39 AM  
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2 and a half ton truck is an awesome idea. I decided to sit back for a little bit. See if the government is going to do another cash for clunkers program. That would make my life easier.

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Old 11-27-2009, 11:03 AM  
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Not sure if you all-wheel-drive in 78666. But I've had Honda Toyota & Subaru in recent years - liked them all. Fusion 2010 is a Consumer Reports top pick. And I drove the new Ford Taurus recently; nice ride and very well equipped - backup sensor, side view blind spot sensors, LOTS of cup holders...

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I agree that Honda cars are really good. I also prefer BMW or an Audi.

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Old 12-23-2009, 08:24 AM  
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How about an Audi R8 Quattro Twin turbo sedan?

Quieter than a Mercedes, out-handles and outstops a Mercedes or BMW, gets good mileage and has a top speed of 185 (limited by the governor). The only problem is the price and very limited availability (months or years) since these type of cars are for demonstration (not high production) of what can be done.

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How about a solid gold car? I'm not made of money!

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So? What did you end up with??



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