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And, I'm a mechanic, i work at a shop that specializes in German cars, I've talked to 2 of the 3 mechanics there besides me and both say they're good cars.. that and the service manager. they wouldn't let one of their co workers go buy a ****ty car.
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hmmmmm. Can you get a used car? Get a civic SI... they are fun as ****. not very fast but super fun...
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Get whatever will make you happy in the end, no need to rush into something that your just going to hate in a few months/year.
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And, I'm a mechanic, i work at a shop that specializes in German cars, I've talked to 2 of the 3 mechanics there besides me and both say they're good cars.. that and the service manager. they wouldn't let one of their co workers go buy a ****ty car.
Hmmmm. looking at consumer reports... Yep. Volkswagon=FAIL UNLESSSSSSSSSSSSSs you get a GTI... they are very nicely rated...
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You just lost cool points... volkswagons are fukking junk... nuff said, buy a real car.
Volkswagen's FTMFW
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Consumer Reports is so biased its ridiculous, look at their review of the Ranger. I stopped trusting them a long time ago
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Hmmmm. looking at consumer reports... Yep. Volkswagon=FAIL UNLESSSSSSSSSSSSSs you get a GTI... they are very nicely rated...
I'm pretty sure i just read the report on Jettas, didn't say much about the diesel.


they say lots of junk is good. I never trust that ****, they said Ryobi was good, HA.
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Volkswagen's FTMFW
our beetle's were a pile of ****! both the 03-05. your lucky
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never said beetles were good.
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I'm pretty sure i just read the report on Jettas, didn't say much about the diesel.


they say lots of junk is good. I never trust that ****, they said Ryobi was good, HA.
just get a TDI... They love em.... non TDI... not so much. LOL
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did i not say i was getting a TDI? i thought i did.
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If I where buying a car right now it would probably be an Subaru or VW also. Maybe an AWD Milan if the deal was right. I would drive a legacy gt any day if it where a manual, but I just can't stand car really though, slow down for bumps what the fun in that and worrying about taking your bumper off on the curb I would rather just run it over. But with my moms legacy you get upper 20's if not 30 for gas mileage, no matter if ya run 65mph or 90mph....
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Ben, if i got a TDI i would for sure make the Branson meet, fuel would be no issue since i could get there and home on like.. a tank? tank and a half?


After 20 people said keep it, one clicked. Pending if i get a 40+hr job, and pending how long the parental units will let me keep driving their car.. i might just get another car, probably still the TDI Jetta.. but that will allow me to put the ranger on jack stands and not HAVE to fix it right away.
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GM was doing 0% for 6 years on new cars over the weekend. If I had some cash I would have picked up a G8. I'm sure they will go on sale again though. Yeah yeah is GM. So what?
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I kinda like the G8, except GM dropped Poniacs *** didn't they?
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Yeah. I'm sure their warranty will still be honored though. But either way you can't beat 0% for 6 years. Ford has done it before too. Lady at work got her CC F150 that way.
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i say take out a loan and get that new f150 raptor.
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****.
35k for a STi was too much after i started realizing what it cost me. ha

that and there's no room to run a Raptor here, I ****ing hate posers.
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F150 Raptor...... Right! It will probably be like 50K after dealer markups and crap. Not worth it when you can get a diesel for that much.
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You can order them for 38k base right now. Once they get on the lot I bet they'll be marked up like crazy
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38 base ... 36 loaded sti

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I'm looking at cars as well. Too many fire roads have made offroading boring for me. Most people in Cali are 2wd or b!tches with their 4wd trucks. I have my quad for offroading so why not get a nice car for my commute to work.
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too many fire roads..

roads like this?




there's no telling how the ranger is still kickin it.
The only stuff thats broke is cause of my right foot, i doubt anything would have broke over the last 4 years if it was driven nicely.
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2;00 is your airbag blown? lol
no wonder your truck is trash, you beat the **** out of it
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Pretty much. Before I had the quad I never took the offshoots when I went offroading with my friends since none of them had 4wd. I did when I went with other RF members but I got tired of breaking my truck so I bought the quad. The quad will go anywhere I want it to go so no need for a truck.
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