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Old 04-27-2012, 08:06 PM   #21
Confused about dryer sheets
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Originally Posted by flyfishnevada
Here's my take. It's probably cheaper to keep the car. But not everything in life needs to be calculated and analyzed. If you want a new CPO Benz and you can afford it, buy one. I mean all this figuring is well and good but when it comes right down to it, the numbers should help you come to a decision not make the decision for you. If the numbers are telling you it's sort of a wash, buy the new one. If they are telling you keeping it is the better option but you still want one, flip the bird at those numbers and buy it anyway.
+1. If you are not stressing over 5k every two years and like the car than its not a big deal.
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Old 04-28-2012, 03:41 PM   #22
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My brother and I have prob. almost the same income. His taste in everything is just a little bit above mine.

He drive a Lexus and a E-class mercedes, plus a Highlander Hybrid for the winter.

For me it is a Ford F150 Super crew pickup for winter and hauling around and a Honda Accord Coupe for spring and summer.

To him, driving those cars is important, for me it's a total waste. I'll drive
mine till the wheels almost come off, he buy a new one, thinking that that is the only time he can afford one.
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car, trade-in

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