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New Car.

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Jaye, Apr 11, 2004.

  1. Jaye


    Jan 30, 2004
    Portland, OR
    Well I finally gave in to the realization that I needed a car with less miles, better gas milage, and just all around more economical than I had.

    So today I went out and traded my Nissan Frontier with 94,725 miles on it, that got 16mpg in and wound up with a brand new '04 Chevy Cavalier.

    Not much room to haul gear, but other than my basses which will fit fine, I generaly don't anyhow.

    It is much nicer to look at the odometer and see "44" than it was to see"94,725", and I am pretty sure it won't hurt too bad to get those 32 miles to the gallon either. :hyper:

    I will post pics tomorrow when it is daylight outside, but I had to gloat happily first. I am excited.
  2. Jaye


    Jan 30, 2004
    Portland, OR
  3. Sweet color! I love green. :bassist: :D
  4. Congradulations on the new ride!

    If you think 90 something thousand miles is bad and that required a new car then i guess my van at 182K is way overdue :D

    I would have loved a used Nissan Pickup. ;)
  5. Josh Ryan

    Josh Ryan - that dog won't hunt, Monsignor. Supporting Member

    Mar 24, 2001
    -high miles is over 350,000.

    Congrats on the new ride, getting a car is always fun.
  6. Congratulations!

    It's great getting a new car. Even better getting a NEW car.
  7. MJ5150

    MJ5150 Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Apr 12, 2001
    Olympia, WA
    That is a nice color. I need a car like that.....my ford 460 is killing me right now, with gas at $1.83 a gallon :(

  8. P. Aaron

    P. Aaron Supporting Member

    Alas, my BMW is also a hungry beast.
  9. Josh Ryan

    Josh Ryan - that dog won't hunt, Monsignor. Supporting Member

    Mar 24, 2001
    If your like me, taking off the lead shoe in the BMW would help. :D
  10. Mike N

    Mike N Missing the old TB Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jan 28, 2001
    Spencerport, New York

    My 1984 Chevy K10 has 360,000 miles, and still has the original engine.
  11. Jaye


    Jan 30, 2004
    Portland, OR
    I know that 90,000 miles isn't high by most people's standards, but there is alot of work that needs to/should be done at 100,000 and I did not want to sink any more money into a truck that I was VERY upside down on.

    The lower millage is just a welcome bonus to getting out of a bad deal. :)

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