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Post by stimulacra » Mon Feb 05, 2018 10:42 am

2010 Audi A4 Avant.

Just had to replace a water pump and fix an oil leak ($$$) but I still enjoy driving the wagon every day. Need to trim some miles from my weekly schedule just to be more mindful (miles are easy to rack up in Houston and I love running errands during lunch).

Will probably need to find something more reliable in the next year or two: really like the Mazda3 hatchback, Mazda MX-5, Honda Ridgeline, or Subaru Forester.

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Post by knpstr » Mon Feb 05, 2018 10:45 am

whodidntante wrote:
Sun Feb 04, 2018 10:52 pm
My last three cars have all been RWD despite living in the snowbelt. It builds character, I guess. But I just really prefer it to FWD.
Do you have snow tires for the winter months?
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking. -Marcus Aurelius

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Post by unstartable » Mon Feb 05, 2018 10:49 am

2017 Audi TT because light weight and driving dynamics. I'm sure someone who hasn't driven one will point out the limitations of FWD-based AWD systems, but skid pad numbers and lap times for the powerful RS version say otherwise.

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Post by dsmclone » Mon Feb 05, 2018 10:53 am

Currently driving my wifes old 2013 Acura RDX, which is a great vehicle. I'm all over the map when it comes to cars and have had about everything. My last car was a 2011 Infiniti M56 that I bought two years old and paid 1/2 the original MSRP. Some of the others I've had VW GTI, Mazdaspeed 3, Infiniti G35, Honda Civic Si, Acura Integra, Honda Element, Honda CRV, Lexus ES300, Nissan 350z, etc.

Right now I'm in the market for a 2 or 3 year old sporty vehicle for around $35k or less. Right now I'm trying to decide between a 2016+ Camaro SS or a 2015+ BMW M235. I've heard nothing but great things about the latest Camaro besides visibility but I don't know if I want something like this as my daily driver. I also don't know if I want to wake up my neighbors at 5:30am when I leave for work. But having a 455 horsepower V8.....oh boy

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Post by Magruder » Mon Feb 05, 2018 11:02 am

2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland
2010 Dodge Challenger RT (Stored during NH's snow season)

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Post by WormWood » Mon Feb 05, 2018 11:06 am

I love cars so much I drive a 2005 Tundra with 285,000 miles on it.

Wife has a 2013 Accord with 109,0000, the new car.

I love cars so much I don’t waste money on new cars.

That way I have no issue having a 1972 246GT Dino and a 1060 BugEye Spite.

:D

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Post by FootballFan5548 » Mon Feb 05, 2018 11:10 am

I drive a 2013 Acura RDX AWD with 63k miles on it every day. I live in NJ and work in NYC, so I just drive about 6 miles to my ferry commute. I could conceivably drive this thing forever as it gets the job done just fine.

My wife drives a 2017 GMC Acadia Denali. Fits both kids, bought new in May 2017. So far so good.

I'm in the market for a used Toyota Tacoma 4dr. Hope to trade in the RDX for like $15k and roll that into a 5 year old Tacoma for $25k.

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Post by Flymore » Mon Feb 05, 2018 11:23 am

My car is a 2012 Chevy Impala LT cloth seats(not a fan of leather seats), sunroof, 3.6L 305hp direct injected v6, speed sensitive steering.
Bought used for 16.5K in 2013 (overpaid a little).
I know it's heresy on this board to like a Chevy, but I like this car a lot. Fold flat back seat so carries all my stuff. Carries two bikes if i take the front wheels off the bikes.
Parts are cheap, plentiful and easy to put on. Did the front brakes myself for $125.
The 305 DI, 3.6L will match a BMW 5 series, no problem.
FWD, snow no problem.
Steering wheel radio controls.
Gets 40mpg @40mph a lot better than my 67 VW beetle from many years ago. (loved that car too)
What's not to like? :shock: 8-) :D

My summer car is a 1982 280zx, bought in 1983. Love the 5-speed, t-tops really makes the car for me.
This 280zx has the big dial gauges, tach and speedometer not the electronic gauges of the latter 82/83 280zx.
Got me 2 speeding tickets, first week I had it in 83. :oops: So i parked it. It looks fast, but it's really not.
Come to think of it, got all my tickers in this car! :twisted: :x :annoyed

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Post by lazydavid » Mon Feb 05, 2018 1:12 pm

Flymore wrote:
Mon Feb 05, 2018 11:23 am
My car is a 2012 Chevy Impala LT cloth seats(not a fan of leather seats), sunroof, 3.6L 305hp direct injected v6, speed sensitive steering.
The 305 DI, 3.6L will match a BMW 5 series, no problem.
Depends on what 5-series you're talking about. The 4-cylinder 530i does indeed put down the exact same 6.2 0-60 and 14.7 1/4 mile times as the V6 Impala

The 6-cylinder 540i is dramatically quicker at 4.9 and 13.2 seconds

The 8-cylinder 550i is in a completely different galaxy at 3.8 and 12.3 seconds

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Post by alfaspider » Mon Feb 05, 2018 1:25 pm

2016 Subaru WRX STI

Reasons: Holds 4 comfortably, 5 in a pinch and fits child seats fine. It may not be the latest and greatest barnburner, but it's plenty quick and can handle occasional track work with just a pad and fluid change. AWD means bad weather isn't a worry. I like the old school hydraulic power steering and love the shifting feel- not to mention it's one of the only performance sedans (maybe the only) that is available exclusively in 6 speed manual. The turbo lag can be very noticeable, but it provides a level of excitement that is missing on some newer/faster cars.

It's also pretty wallet friendly as far as performance sedans go- my CPO example that only had 3k miles on the clock with 6.5 years left on the powertrain warranty was $30k. Depreciation curve is very friendly on these as well, with cleanly kept 14 year old examples still fetching $15k or more. Downside is fuel economy and the fact that the engines have a tendency to grenade (though that's not really an immediate issue given my warranty). Other downside (in the eye of the beholder) is looks- it's certainly not a grownup looking car.

Track/project car is a turbocharged Alfa Romeo Spider. I probably spend more time working on it than driving it, but that honestly doesn't bother me too much. I enjoy wrenching.

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Post by whodidntante » Mon Feb 05, 2018 2:00 pm

knpstr wrote:
Mon Feb 05, 2018 10:45 am
whodidntante wrote:
Sun Feb 04, 2018 10:52 pm
My last three cars have all been RWD despite living in the snowbelt. It builds character, I guess. But I just really prefer it to FWD.
Do you have snow tires for the winter months?
I used winter tires for 7 years and I recommend them. Currently I use all seasons. There is nothing about a RWD car that suddenly makes you need winter tires. They do allow for better cornering and braking during cold temperatures, so it's a good idea for any car in a cold climate. The main downside is you have to keep in mind that you can stop faster than everyone else, so you can avoid causing a needless collision.

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Post by ALinLI » Mon Feb 05, 2018 2:14 pm

2017 dodge charger rt :D that exhaust brings big smiles

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Post by runner3081 » Mon Feb 05, 2018 3:48 pm

Afty wrote:
Sat Feb 03, 2018 3:28 pm
2008 Infiniti G35S w/manual transmission. It's been a great car, couldn't recommend it more highly.
Love my 2005 G35.

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Post by nszzya » Mon Feb 05, 2018 3:50 pm

bi0hazard wrote:
Sun Feb 04, 2018 12:07 pm
ssquared87 wrote:
Sun Feb 04, 2018 10:35 am
bi0hazard wrote:
Sat Feb 03, 2018 6:23 pm
bmw m2
How do you like this as a daily? I came extremely close to getting one but ended up getting a 2017 530i instead as a daily. I thought the M2 noise may get to me over long distances and the seats weren't as comfortable. Was also afraid that I'd get frustrated sitting in LA traffic and not being able to have any fun with it at all on my daily commute. But it sure would be perfect for my weekend drives.

I miss the manual transmission too. I keep an E36 M3 that I drive on the weekends to get my fix, but kind of wishing I went with a more exciting daily.
I really like it as a DD. I drive 40 miles per day. The seats are quite adjustable, so I personally don't have problems with comfort, though leather isn't what I'd call supple.

It is not a quiet car, but I wanted it louder ( for me, not to annoy bystandanders). I installed a hi-flow cat (fabspeed) and it's about 25% louder. Would like to add Dinan exhaust but I think it would cross into the obnoxious territory for the general public, so I will hold off.

The only real issue was that the m2 was a little mundane coming from a 5.0 mustang. Solved that with a $199 dinan tune, with torque likely more than a v8 at this point (adjustable through iphone app). :twisted:
The Dinan tune is interesting. Is that done remotely?

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Post by Catalina34 » Mon Feb 05, 2018 4:31 pm

1978 Datsun 280Z. Copper colored with AC.

I have a Honda CRV for chores

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Post by lucky_tech_guy » Mon Feb 05, 2018 4:41 pm

Wife has a 2018 Audi Q7.

I've got a '03 Corvette Z06 for a track car and my tow vehicle is currently a '14 VW Touareg. About to upgrade the tow car to a '14 Porsche Cayenne Turbo.

I don't drive much, but when I do I like to go fast.

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Post by gravlax » Mon Feb 05, 2018 4:54 pm

1998 BMW e36 M3

Loved every mile.

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Post by WhiteMaxima » Mon Feb 05, 2018 6:51 pm

2013 Audi A5 Quattro. Fuel economy, handling on wet and slippy curve, styling.

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Post by nszzya » Mon Feb 05, 2018 8:07 pm

2017 BMW M2 - my daily and love it.
2016 BMW X5 - great for long trips and towing.

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Post by kenoryan » Mon Feb 05, 2018 9:44 pm

2017 Toyota Tundra. This is my third Tundra. I just love em!
2004 Cayenne Turbo. All it has ever done is sit in my garage. Space occupying lesion. Needs to be extracted.

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Post by HardHitter » Mon Feb 05, 2018 9:49 pm

2012 Mazdaspeed3 for daily driver
2007 Porsche 911 Turbo for the fun car

Would love to get a 2014 E63 to replace my Mazda as the daily driver

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Post by hirlaw » Mon Feb 05, 2018 9:54 pm

2007 BMW Z4 roadster.
54K miles

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Post by NHRATA01 » Tue Feb 06, 2018 2:32 pm

2016 Chevy SS Sedan.

Most enjoyable daily driver I can imagine without spending twice as much for an M or AMG. Roomy sedan for 3 kids, huge trunk, 415hp, and wonderful LS3 V8 noises. Only regret is I had to settle for an auto as the wife can't drive a manual (for the 3 times a year she has to use my car), but I have my fair weather toy for banging the gears. About the only negative is the 17mpg I average, but darned if I dwell on it when nailing the throttle.

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Post by Gnirk » Tue Feb 06, 2018 2:43 pm

Him- 2011 Buick Enclave. Her-2015 Lexus RX350. On Sunny days either the 2005 Mercedes CLK 320 (30,000 Miles) or the 2005 Toyota Solara convertible (20,000Miles). He loves cars and is always looking.

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Post by crystalbank » Tue Feb 06, 2018 3:56 pm

Audi TT RS (6-speed Manual)
Mazda MX5 (6-speed Manual)
Honda S2000 (recently sold, dearly missed).

TT RS is a monster. The engine sound gives me giggles. The MX-5 is fun too, but DW drives it more.
I'm very lucky - not only does DW know how to drive manual, but she actually prefers it to an auto-tragic.

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Post by SeaToTheBay » Tue Feb 06, 2018 7:45 pm

2011 BMW M3 sedan. White/red, manual, Competition Pkg, no sunroof and manual seats - a bit of a unicorn :) Love it dearly and wouldn't really want any other sedan over it, at any price.

Bought it with the proceeds from sale of an '01 BMW M5 (made $5,240 after putting on 29k miles over 6.5 years) and '02 Honda S2000 (made $900 after putting on 23k miles and 5 trackdays in 3.5 years). Miss them both but in many ways the M3 is a great combination of the two.

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Post by jharkin » Wed Feb 07, 2018 3:57 pm

I love cars but right now Im driving a truck.... Toyota Tacoma TRD Offroad.

On the road... well its a truck. It drives like a truck. seats are stiff... high cg means you take your turns nice and slow when it gets slick...


But off road? Need to drive through a foot of unplowed snow? unpaved road a 6 inch deep mud quagmire? No prob, put it in 4low and tun on A-trac and the locker and its unstoppable :) And a lot better at hauling around a cord of firewood than a prius.....

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Post by JimmyD » Wed Feb 07, 2018 4:14 pm

Me: 2015 Acura TLX Tech

Wife: 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited

Both paid for with low miles. Hope to keep them at least another 10 years.

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Post by harrington » Wed Feb 07, 2018 4:54 pm

Don't laugh but my DD is a 2012 Fiat 500 with just about 100,000 miles on it and it is a blast to drive. I also have a 78 MG Midget for the summer.

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Post by unstartable » Wed Feb 07, 2018 7:42 pm

crystalbank wrote:
Tue Feb 06, 2018 3:56 pm
Audi TT RS (6-speed Manual)
Mazda MX5 (6-speed Manual)
Honda S2000 (recently sold, dearly missed).

TT RS is a monster. The engine sound gives me giggles. The MX-5 is fun too, but DW drives it more.
I'm very lucky - not only does DW know how to drive manual, but she actually prefers it to an auto-tragic.
I know it’s tough with such a large difference in power, but how would you rate the grip of the Audi vs Mazda?

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Post by Ged » Wed Feb 07, 2018 7:44 pm

2012 Acura TL.

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Post by raisinsaregrapes » Wed Feb 07, 2018 9:13 pm

1997 Chevy Silverado. Been driving it since I was 16, too many memories to let it go.

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Post by Go Blue 99 » Wed Feb 07, 2018 9:31 pm

Hyundai Santa Fe Sport. I'm a big car person (read car magazines and visit car message boards), but I haven't been able to convince myself to spend on a luxury car.

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Post by itsgot8 » Thu Feb 08, 2018 9:29 am

NHRATA01 wrote:
Tue Feb 06, 2018 2:32 pm
2016 Chevy SS Sedan.

Most enjoyable daily driver I can imagine without spending twice as much for an M or AMG. Roomy sedan for 3 kids, huge trunk, 415hp, and wonderful LS3 V8 noises. Only regret is I had to settle for an auto as the wife can't drive a manual (for the 3 times a year she has to use my car), but I have my fair weather toy for banging the gears. About the only negative is the 17mpg I average, but darned if I dwell on it when nailing the throttle.
I consider this car the ultimate Dadmobile. However, as you've already pointed out, the gas mileage keeps me from considering one for my next DD. That leaves a CPO Caddy CTS-Vsport as the front runner. I'm sure the gas mileage probably won't be much better but I've convinced myself that it will be. :mrgreen:

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Post by clutchied » Thu Feb 08, 2018 10:52 am

Rifampin wrote:
Sat Feb 03, 2018 5:08 pm
2004 BMW M3 6-speed manual :sharebeer
so sweet!! jealous....


'14 BMW i3
'06 330i 6-speed manual.

the i3 costs me $35/mo in "gas"
the 330i costs me $150/mo in gas

pretty big delta on EV's.

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Post by Rifampin » Thu Feb 08, 2018 11:37 am

clutchied wrote:
Thu Feb 08, 2018 10:52 am
Rifampin wrote:
Sat Feb 03, 2018 5:08 pm
2004 BMW M3 6-speed manual :sharebeer
so sweet!! jealous....


'14 BMW i3
'06 330i 6-speed manual.

the i3 costs me $35/mo in "gas"
the 330i costs me $150/mo in gas

pretty big delta on EV's.
I hear great things about the i3 as a daily driver. How do you like it?

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Post by SuperMirage » Thu Feb 08, 2018 11:57 am

Many great cars here, and nice to see a lot of GTIs in this thread. Dad had a couple of new VWs growing up, a '79 Rabbit and '86 Golf. It's in my blood..

2015 VW GTI
2006 Mazda MX-5 Miata (24k miles)

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Post by clutchied » Thu Feb 08, 2018 12:12 pm

Rifampin wrote:
Thu Feb 08, 2018 11:37 am
clutchied wrote:
Thu Feb 08, 2018 10:52 am
Rifampin wrote:
Sat Feb 03, 2018 5:08 pm
2004 BMW M3 6-speed manual :sharebeer
so sweet!! jealous....


'14 BMW i3
'06 330i 6-speed manual.

the i3 costs me $35/mo in "gas"
the 330i costs me $150/mo in gas

pretty big delta on EV's.
I hear great things about the i3 as a daily driver. How do you like it?
If the range works it's a blast to drive. I had a model 3 reservation and had written off the i3 b/c it was so ugly but then I drove one and I really really liked it (the look grows on you as well). Cancelled the model 3 and picked up a used 2014 battery only optioned up with 16k miles for 1/3 of new.

Light and agile and the push from 100% torque all the time brings a smile :)
It's dead quiet but if you really push it the electric whine makes you feel like you're driving the future.
Upgraded sound is really great with a quiet car.
It's also really easy to drive with 1 foot (heavy modulating regen). It has adaptive cruise and you can buy a module and the car will drive itself.
It's a smallish car but there's no driveline tunnel so it feels really roomy.

I consider it an almost perfect commuter car (carbon fiber rear engine/rear drive supercar!)

I could continue to gush but suffice it to say BMW has really outdone themselves here. it's an amazing car and I have 3 other BMW's.

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Post by TJTrader620 » Thu Feb 08, 2018 12:29 pm

1997 Mustang Cobra (5 Speed) - Summer Vehicle

2002 Dodge Ram - Winter Vehicle

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Post by crystalbank » Thu Feb 08, 2018 4:03 pm

unstartable wrote:
Wed Feb 07, 2018 7:42 pm
crystalbank wrote:
Tue Feb 06, 2018 3:56 pm
Audi TT RS (6-speed Manual)
Mazda MX5 (6-speed Manual)
Honda S2000 (recently sold, dearly missed).

TT RS is a monster. The engine sound gives me giggles. The MX-5 is fun too, but DW drives it more.
I'm very lucky - not only does DW know how to drive manual, but she actually prefers it to an auto-tragic.
I know it’s tough with such a large difference in power, but how would you rate the grip of the Audi vs Mazda?

The TT RS is just grip, grip, grip. Nothing in the segment comes close. The only way this car loses grip is if I try really hard in inclement weather with all stability knobs turned off and even then it's not easy. Hard clutch dump (Launch Control the old school way) pulls from a stop are just brutal.

The Miata on the other hand has 'just enough' grip. You can go sideways if you try but never feels twitchy. Mazda really did a great job to make it easy to drive and confidence inspiring. The stock Potenzas are perfect for this car. This car handles amazing and overall feels like a 'proper' sports car. My only complaint is that the engine is 'bland' at best. It's torquey down low but doesn't have enough push in the high rpms. The engine is more econobox than a sports car.

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Post by eengstro » Thu Feb 08, 2018 7:45 pm

2010 BMW 328i Sport Wagon with the M Sport package and 6MT. I bought it CPO in 2012 with 19k miles; it's now at 96k miles and going strong. It's a great combination of a driver's car and something that can move a drum set. 8-)

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Post by gpburdell » Thu Feb 08, 2018 9:57 pm

bi0hazard wrote:
Sat Feb 03, 2018 6:23 pm
bmw m2
Currently have a M235 and my lease is up later this year. I'm thinking about a M2 which I would buy. I just hate there are less options (mainly colors) to choose from which I never understood why they do that with the more expensive models.

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Post by mike77308 » Thu Feb 08, 2018 10:34 pm

SuperMirage wrote:
Thu Feb 08, 2018 11:57 am
Many great cars here, and nice to see a lot of GTIs in this thread. Dad had a couple of new VWs growing up, a '79 Rabbit and '86 Golf. It's in my blood..

2015 VW GTI
2006 Mazda MX-5 Miata (24k miles)
My ex and I bought a GTI when they first came out in 1983. To this day it is her favorite car of all those that she has owned. Last fall my son, who works at a VW dealer, found a 1983 GTI and got it for his Mom who had just lost her husband after a long and nasty illness. It is a 85K original mile surviver in excellent condition, the same rare black/blue color combo that we had. She was thrilled, he said she was grinning ear to ear on her first drive.

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Post by SeaToTheBay » Fri Feb 09, 2018 1:19 pm

eengstro wrote:
Thu Feb 08, 2018 7:45 pm
2010 BMW 328i Sport Wagon with the M Sport package and 6MT. I bought it CPO in 2012 with 19k miles; it's now at 96k miles and going strong. It's a great combination of a driver's car and something that can move a drum set. 8-)
That's a hard car to find - nice!

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Post by hayling » Fri Feb 09, 2018 2:53 pm

Daily 2001 BMW M5
Project/utility: 1987 Jeep Comanche 4x4 pickup truck (lifted on 33s)
Alternate driver: 2000 Jeep Cherokee XJ

Wife's: 2017 Toyota 4Runner

I keep debating whether to sell one or both of my Jeeps, but that's a problem for a different day.

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Re: For BHs who actually like cars - [what car do you drive every day?]

Post by SouthernCPA » Fri Feb 09, 2018 4:56 pm

I love my truck because it tows my boat well :beer . 2006 Tundra 180k miles. When it dies 10 years from now, I'll buy another Tundra.

Carter3
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Re: For BHs who actually like cars - what is your daily driver?

Post by Carter3 » Mon Feb 12, 2018 12:28 am

ssquared87 wrote:
Mon Feb 05, 2018 1:36 am
Carter3 wrote:
Mon Feb 05, 2018 1:15 am
whodidntante wrote:
Sat Feb 03, 2018 2:09 pm
2017 Mustang GT with a manual transmission. It's my only car, which makes winter lots of fun.
A buddy off mine came over one weekend in the middle of winter driving his new mustang gt. Two weekends later he came over with a different "new car". My wife asked., how many new cars he had. He stated that he almost killed himself leaving our home in the mustang so he sold it that Monday and was thankful that he still had his life
Throwing on a set of winter tires would have been a safer and cheaper option
Ohhh if only it were that simple. Had a buddy with the same issue in snow in a f150 lightning

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Re: For BHs who actually like cars - [what car do you drive every day?]

Post by northernrun » Mon Feb 12, 2018 1:26 am

A 1999 Pontiac Fire-bird Trans AM convertible with 6 speed manual, 327 horse, 5.2 liter displacement with 37,000 original miles. :D
Affordable excess and fast

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Re: For BHs who actually like cars - [what car do you drive every day?]

Post by toblerone » Mon Feb 12, 2018 1:39 am

2015 Mazda3 2.5L 6-speed manual (S-Touring trim). The perfect modern balance of economy, reliability, and fun for a daily driver 8-)
Now that I've replaced the stock Dunlops with good rubber it's even more fun to drive.

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Re: For BHs who actually like cars - [what car do you drive every day?]

Post by rockonhumblepie » Mon Feb 12, 2018 2:15 am

2014 F150 5.0 Supercrew in winter

2005 Saleen Mustang in summer

Only drive 6K a year,but loving every mile. Crank it on up.. 8-)

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