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Old 07-23-2007, 06:08 PM   #61
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He must really love the car.
I am all for LBYM, but after imagining getting into that 2,500,000 mile car enthusiastically each morning, somehow this seems a little twisted.

I'll bet the seats are VERY uncomfortable by now, and I'll bet it smells a little odd.

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Old 07-23-2007, 06:54 PM   #62
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The last two times our car purchases were driven by a changes in lifestyle - needing a bigger vehicle and then later needing one that could be towed behind our motorhome.

Before that we bought really reliable cars (Toyota, Honda), and then pretty much counted on them lasting us for 10 years. We always did the annual maintenance, and were hit by very few "surprise" repairs.


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Old 07-24-2007, 08:42 AM   #63
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We have two different cars for two different needs:

Mine: 2003 Honda Accord 4-cyl: gets the brunt of the miles, errand runner, everyday everything car.

Hers: 2006 Honda Odyssey. Loaded vehicle, vacation cruiser, etc. Also useful for hauling the many things one needs, from softener salt to 2X4's, etc. DW only drives about 8000 miles a year so we'll keep this one for at least 10 years. Has Navi, rear DVD, and XM for the long trips...........

When we retire, we'll go down to one vehicle,but not sure what that may be...........

Consult with your own advisor or representative. My thoughts should not be construed as investment advice. Past performance is no guarantee of future results (love that one).......:)

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