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Old 02-24-2006, 08:10 PM   #11
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Hate to say it, but anyone who bought one of these cars for resale value will not be pleased. Gotta love how I got mine for $15k or so less than one year old with 14k miles on the odometer! How much would a fleet SE be when new? I'm not sure, but I bet it would have been $25K or so.
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Hey if my car didn't have crappy resale value, I wouldn't have it!!











Hey, wait a minute, is that a good thing?
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I've always had a good eye for resale and knowing when I got a good deal. During the test drive I knew I finally found my car. I knew before I made it back to the dealer that I was going to keep this car forever.
To me, I drive a $50,000 car, no one else see'* it but I dont mind cause I know how much this car was new and how much in mods I've got into it and how much it means to me.

Resale?
You'll have to pull it from dead hands to get it
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I no longer have the excuse for a stereo that came in the lesabre. It sucked, really bad.

You know the sad thing about resale - the ricer crowd who dump all that money to rice up their whatever, well yeah it is cool to them, but one looks at it and thinks - "that thing had the hell ran out of it..."

For my personal thing, I have removed the wheels, I roll around on the rotors and drums.
I am cruisin low and scrapin'. Do you think that will hurt resale of my car?
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I dont know about resale value impatient but your power slides must be awesome ...... we need photos.......

Even though I bought a new one it'* still going to be my version. I bought the car without regard for value at all. The last of a series of great cars and top trim level made me figure I keep it for life and do what I want to it. Think I'll sell my burial insurance and bury some 20 inch wheels. (the kids can bury me in it.)
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I seem to go thru brakes fast
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runnin my bonne until it craps out - no resale for me
right. and then im going to fix it and keep running it. until it crap out again. then, when gas is $94.98 a gallon, i might consider buying a new vehicle.
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runnin my bonne until it craps out - no resale for me
I'm gonna have the nicest coffin in the cemetary
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Mine is so worthless it'* irreplaceable. The amount of money it would take to fix anything that can go wrong on it is so small compared to what it would take to replace, I'll prolly never get rid of it.
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It said purple. LMAO

When my uncle put the sterio/subs in his car, he saved all of his old stuff for when he sells it.
Yeah, I was going to do the same... but you can sell the stock stuff and buy new aftermarket stuff you couldn't afford otherwise!
He'* gonna take his Eclipse stereo out and put the stock back in when he sells it so he can put the Eclipse in his new car. The WRX is the third car the Eclipse had been in.
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