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Old 10-03-2011
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I don't think i've owned less than 3 vehicles in the last 4 years.
My truck isn't in my name, But the Buick and usually two other beaters i'm selling/fixing are in my name. My insurance company hates me.
I don't see what the problem with owning a bunch of cars is, Its nice to get up in the morning and go "i don't feel like driving my truck, I'll take the car"
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Looked like mostly paint work from the last photos I have seen.
Interior could use some TLC just like any other 19 year old car.

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Gotcha. I was going to say that but I know we have argued before about getting rid of the F150 so I left it at that. lol

Thats cheap for EMT school! Get ready for all the fee's after the course. My course cost $1000 and now its another $300-$400 in fee's for the licenses. If you need help with any of it shoot me a PM.
Yeah it took me a year and a half to get to the point were I was okay/realized it was best to let the f150 go.

As far as emt goes I got my GED at a local community college and get one class for a semester free. So when all is said and done I will only pay around 200-300 for my EMT class.

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I didn't read this whole thing, but I will comment on what you should do. You're like a car gypsy. You have too many and they come and go too quick. You need to sell all of them and just get one nice vehicle like a normal person lol. I don't care what it is, just get one nice vehicle that meets all of your needs and drive it everyday and keep it for a few years. No other cars coming and going. You modify them all too, so you're just further wasting money on them.
lol I am a multi-car kind of person. There is no one certain vehicle that fits my needs. If there was it would have to be a transformer car in order for it to work out haha.

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he also claims that he sells what he paid for and doesn't waste to much money on the mods. i think he said he breaks even with it.

either way i've had friends that go through cars like this.

myself i had a cavalier from 16-18 and my ranger from 18-present(23). well i guess i bought a lumina this spring but the gf drives that so i guess 3 cars in 7 years is good when i still own 2 of them.
I usually break even or make money and its usually the latter.

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I don't think i've owned less than 3 vehicles in the last 4 years.
My truck isn't in my name, But the Buick and usually two other beaters i'm selling/fixing are in my name. My insurance company hates me.
I don't see what the problem with owning a bunch of cars is, Its nice to get up in the morning and go "i don't feel like driving my truck, I'll take the car"
Tons of people do it. For some one car works perfectly, but for others there is the need for more then one type of vehicle. In my case I need more then one.
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I've ALWAYS made money on my ventures. I currently have a '02 Taurus and a '97 cavalier in the street. i'm in the Taurus like 500 bucks, its under miles and i only paid a grand for it.
Hello 1.5k payday.
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Old 10-04-2011
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Keep the F150, Keep the little ranger and sell everything else and go to school. Done deal.

I think I found someone worse then me in buy/trading
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but its fun buying and selling cars. ive had 10 since 08
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but its fun buying and selling cars. ive had 10 since 08
that is true, but not for someone wanting to save money lol
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that is true, but not for someone wanting to save money lol
Thats very true. out of each transaction, i make maybe 500-600 bucks, casue i keep taking profits and buying another car.
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Thats very true. out of each transaction, i make maybe 500-600 bucks, casue i keep taking profits and buying another car.
I always lose money lol
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I missed my prediction by less than a month lol.
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hmm. so you'll have the explorer, the focus, and maybe the bmw when all said and done? doesnt seem to bad. but out of curiostiy. what do you get for mpg in the f150? because your saying it costs you a lot in gas to drive it.. only reason i ask is because my ranger gets about the same mpg as my dads 5.3 yukon.. i just have to fill up more because i have a smaller tank. so it costs me the same in gas to drive either one, i just fill up less with the gmc.. so it sounds like the f150 isnt doing so well mpg wise. just curious tho. because the deal your looking at i would probably do as well.
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I've ALWAYS made money on my ventures. I currently have a '02 Taurus and a '97 cavalier in the street. i'm in the Taurus like 500 bucks, its under miles and i only paid a grand for it.
Hello 1.5k payday.
Just curious, what do you think is under miles?
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I think what he means is under the average mileage for the year. Like under 12,000 per year. At least thats what I think he meant.
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That's how I interpreted it.
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that is true, but not for someone wanting to save money lol
I'm talking about saving money in gas. I do a lot of driving and will be going back to doing delivery while in school. So the focus will definitely save me a lot of money. Gotta remember though I am making about a 3k-3500k profit in this trade.

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I missed my prediction by less than a month lol.
Wasn't a planned trade like my others. I enjoy the ranger a good bit, but financially I will be gaining a lot doing this trade and helping a friend. Tell me whats so bad about that?

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hmm. so you'll have the explorer, the focus, and maybe the bmw when all said and done? doesnt seem to bad. but out of curiostiy. what do you get for mpg in the f150? because your saying it costs you a lot in gas to drive it.. only reason i ask is because my ranger gets about the same mpg as my dads 5.3 yukon.. i just have to fill up more because i have a smaller tank. so it costs me the same in gas to drive either one, i just fill up less with the gmc.. so it sounds like the f150 isnt doing so well mpg wise. just curious tho. because the deal your looking at i would probably do as well.
F150 is getting about 13city and 16hwy and takes about 80ish to fill up each tank. I have no real need for it. My explorer does 16-17 city and around 20hwy and only cost 45-50 to fill up and I get almost the same distance out of a tank in it as I do with the f150. I know I will sell it eventually. I just decided to do it now while its still worth a fair bit.
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How does your lowered f150 get the same mileage that mine on 35s does?
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Wasn't a planned trade like my others. I enjoy the ranger a good bit, but financially I will be gaining a lot doing this trade and helping a friend. Tell me whats so bad about that?

Never said it was bad. I just predicted how long it would be before you got rid of it, I was damn close too.
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How does your lowered f150 get the same mileage that mine on 35s does?
A gen older than yours and we all know all trucks get whatever gas mileage they want no matter how identical they may be.
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A gen older than yours and we all know all trucks get whatever gas mileage they want no matter how identical they may be.
Yep newer technology makes a difference. Plus the 20's aren't exactly light either.
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get a Subaru Baja XT. Its a car,truck,lesbowagon,awd champ,turbo awd car all in one. should fit you needs
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get a Subaru Baja XT. Its a car,truck,lesbowagon,awd champ,turbo awd car all in one. should fit you needs
No thanks if I got a subaru it would be an sti, but doesn't fit all my needs and I am not looking to buy another car.
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