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Old 11-19-2008, 04:04 PM   #41
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Old 11-19-2008, 04:45 PM   #42
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Old 11-19-2008, 04:50 PM   #43
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Old 11-19-2008, 04:51 PM   #44
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Old 11-19-2008, 04:58 PM   #45
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Maintenance costs increasing but not bad yet. Hope someone keeps making plenty of replacement parts if GM goes TU:confused:
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Old 11-19-2008, 05:28 PM   #46
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just bought a 97 nissan pathfinder today, will be selling my 1990 celica. hate to see it go , it's been so loyal to me for the past 12 years, never had any problem.

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Old 11-19-2008, 05:33 PM   #47
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Old 11-19-2008, 05:58 PM   #48
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Old 11-19-2008, 06:34 PM   #49
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Old 11-19-2008, 06:37 PM   #50
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Old 11-19-2008, 06:38 PM   #51
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Old 11-19-2008, 06:43 PM   #52
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Will likely keep the Tundra for about 15 years, and the Odyssey for about 8. Will replace the Odyssey will a small Honda or perhaps a hybrid Camry or something down the road, when the kids are done with school.

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9 yrs and 6 yrs.

I would love to have only one car. We rarely need both at the same time. But I need one for hauling firewood, and one that gets good gas mileage.

The worst is that I put oil in the truck, and it mostly just sits there, and then in six months, I take the oil out and replace it.
T-Al, thought about getting a small utility trailer for your car? My cousin did this so they only have one car -- a VW GTI. Works great for them, and they do a lot of lumber/firewood/rock hauling with it. You might have to do two smaller loads, but you'd save money on registration, insurance and gas so would probably come out ahead.
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We plan on driving them until they fall apart.
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Old 11-19-2008, 06:59 PM   #56
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Old 11-19-2008, 07:20 PM   #58
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Just dropped a thousand dollars into the Jeep for maintenance, brakes, belts, and a sensor that went bad 3k miles after the warranty expired.

But overall very happy with the Jeep. We'll run it to about 200k then get a Honda Odyssey (we'll have three kids by then).
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t overall very happy with the Jeep. We'll run it to about 200k then get a Honda Odyssey (we'll have three kids by then).

Are you trying to tell us something ? Is a little Lawrence on the way ?
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