I has new car! :D (and for once it's not french!)

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  1. TrickyDisco

    TrickyDisco <b><font color=blue>Voted TFW2005's Sexiest Female

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    About bloody time!
    Have spent way too much money lately just trying to keep my 8-year old Peugeot 206 running, and without much luck it seems. Last straw was last week when the exhaust literally committed suicide and scattered itself all over the street. YAY FUN. This is just a couple weeks after I get the ABS brake system fixed and I know the transmission is on it's last legs and the engine block is pissing oil.

    So, enough is enough!
    Decided to get rid of the old girl while I could still get some moneys worth out of her, and after some browsings, price comparisons and (most importantly!) test drives, I picked this one:

    Mazda 3: ZOOM-ZOOM!

    It's slightly bigger than my old 206 :p  and thus I can't help but feel like kind of a soccer mom driving it, but it drives like a beaut and the inside looks every bit as pretty as the exterior! :D 

    Yah....recession and bankruptcies and whatnot going on, and Bimma goes and buys a new car. :p  Insane, no? :lol 
     
  2. Mastergeorge

    Mastergeorge I should burn my wallet.

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    NICE! I just got a new car too. It's a GMC Yukon XL Denali fully loaded.
     
  3. Cascadia

    Cascadia Ion Storm

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    Nice...I got a new car back in April. It is a Subaru Legacy 2.5GT Limited.
     
  4. turboedguy

    turboedguy minibotologist

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    Congratulations, theres nothing like a new car! I bought a 2009 Camry SE V6 about 4 months ago, and still go out to it every morning with a smile on my face.:) 
     
  5. atlianz

    atlianz TFW2005 Supporter

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    Congrats! I was gonna get a Mazda 3 2 years ago. Great car!
     
  6. Star Sabre James

    Star Sabre James <b>The JUICE</b> TFW2005 Supporter

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    Congratulations on your new car. Considering how hard you work, you deserve it.
     
  7. Spekkio

    Spekkio Master of War

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    Given the state of the economy and all, I don't see a problem with you buying a car if you're sure you've got your finances in order. I hope that you got a good deal, but I don't know if you can really haggle with Mazda dealers. And, sadly, women are often not taken seriously in car sale negotiations.

    As for the car itself - invest in a K&N air filter to increase your gas mileage (it also gives you a slight horsepower boost). You might also do what this fellow did - I think it's hilarious. (For the lazy - it's a Mazda 3.14159265351318...in other words, π (pi)
     
  8. Gears

    Gears buh-buh-body ya Veteran

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    Congrats on the new ride.
     
  9. Belgrath

    Belgrath Boom! Nutshot!

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    Congrats on the new car. :) 
     
  10. Seth Buzzard

    Seth Buzzard R.I.P. Buzzbeak Content Contributor

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    Congrat Bimma... Do you think you can give me a ride to the store tomorrow?
     
  11. Lance Halberd

    Lance Halberd oh hai

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    Congrats!

    Now go have sex in it so you can see what the rest of us are talking about.
     
  12. MegaPrime33

    MegaPrime33 Follow me @NerdActivist TFW2005 Supporter

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    Sweet ride. Congrats!
     
  13. OmegaScourge

    OmegaScourge Custom Made TFW2005 Supporter

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    congrats...nice car....

    i still got the same car i got 7 years ago...i want to get me a new one.
     
  14. Drake

    Drake Smooth Is Smooth Baby

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    Congrats! Two people on my street have a Mazda3. Looks like a really fun little car.
     
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    Sunstorm9119 RC 1136

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  16. ChldsPlay

    ChldsPlay Well-Known Member

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    The new Challengers that just showed up at the local Dodge dealership look pretty tempting to me. I may have to see about a test drive soon.
     
  17. Gen. Magnus

    Gen. Magnus Everything is Awesome

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    I'm picking up my new ride today too... it's not a new car though. I am picking up my new scooter, a Genuine Buddy International 150 Italia.

    Many grats on the new car. It feels great to get a new car. Of course, it feels equally bad when ANYTHING bad, even minor, happens to it.
     
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    There's a dealership from me up the street that have these and they look damn awesome!
     
  19. Drake

    Drake Smooth Is Smooth Baby

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    Just an FYI if you get a Challenger that has the HEMI. It will only drink premium fuel.
     
  20. Spekkio

    Spekkio Master of War

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    The research disagrees with you.
    Link 1
    Link 2
    Link 3
    Link 4 (Anecdotal stories, but interesting)

    I'm sure I've read more on this issue elsewhere (Consumer Reports?) but I think I've made my point: oftentimes women aren't treated well at car dealerships.
     

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