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Gf is car shopping

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by BrokenTusk, Feb 4, 2013.

  1. Feb 4, 2013 at 6:29 PM
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    BrokenTusk

    BrokenTusk [OP] I support a velociraptor free workplace.

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    The girlfriend is looking at buying a used car. Something in the 2007-2010 range, preferably no more then around 10,000$. Reliability being her top concern. Suggestions??

    I only require head room and room for head. (I is a giant :eek:)
     
  2. Feb 4, 2013 at 6:31 PM
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    MTgirl

    MTgirl too many frogs, not enough princes...

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    Outback, Corolla, Accord, Civic
     
  3. Feb 4, 2013 at 6:35 PM
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    Boerseun

    Boerseun Well-Known Member

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    Bull bar, nerf bars, bed extender, tonneu cover, bug deflector, wish list,....
    Any Honda, Corrola, RAV 4
     
  4. Feb 4, 2013 at 6:35 PM
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    Saskquatch11

    Saskquatch11 TRUCK YEAH

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    well, she clearly has a bf so that eliminates the outback.
     
  5. Feb 4, 2013 at 6:37 PM
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    pivey14

    pivey14 I'm A Grinder

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    Tacoma....?

    Make her step up and pay the higher end
     
  6. Feb 4, 2013 at 6:38 PM
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    Hoyal

    Hoyal Whiskey bent and hell bound.

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    I'd say a Honda, in that price range. Good gas mileage and reliable. Plus with the newer ones you can still get the nice upgrades and keep it cheap. I just bought my wife a 2010 Subaru legacy premium and she loves it. Decent gas mileage and she likes the AWD.
     
  7. Feb 4, 2013 at 6:40 PM
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    Cowboyz

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    Scion TC. They are so reliable and really affordable. I'm 6 foot 3 and 210 lbs and my gf's tic fits me great
     
  8. Feb 4, 2013 at 6:42 PM
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    MTgirl

    MTgirl too many frogs, not enough princes...

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    :rolleyes:

    :rofl:
     
  9. Feb 4, 2013 at 6:42 PM
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    Konaborne

    Konaborne Pineapples on pizza Hawaiian does not it make.

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    did her car finally explode?

    few-year-old civics go for pretty cheap
     
  10. Feb 4, 2013 at 6:43 PM
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    HIst8ofMIND

    HIst8ofMIND Defend Hawaii

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    It feels plasticky. The trunk handle whatchamacallit falls off easily.
     
  11. Feb 4, 2013 at 6:43 PM
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    HomerTaco

    HomerTaco That "grill guy" Vendor

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    told ya...
     
  12. Feb 4, 2013 at 6:44 PM
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    HIst8ofMIND

    HIst8ofMIND Defend Hawaii

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    I suggest a miata convertible. You'll have all the head room you want.
     
  13. Feb 4, 2013 at 6:44 PM
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    Cowboyz

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    I had my 2005 tc for over 175k without a single problem
     
  14. Feb 4, 2013 at 6:45 PM
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    Saskquatch11

    Saskquatch11 TRUCK YEAH

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    jetta, CSX, RSX (stopped making them in 2006)
     
  15. Feb 4, 2013 at 6:46 PM
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    tigerfan00

    tigerfan00 BECAUSE INTERNETS!! Staff Member

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    not necessarily

    it is BT after all
     
  16. Feb 4, 2013 at 6:47 PM
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    MGMTacolover55

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    Maybe a RAV4 or even a Civic would be good
     
  17. Feb 4, 2013 at 7:00 PM
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    isu2014

    isu2014 RAT Products

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    View the build. Too much to list.
    He drives a TC himself.

    She should get a Prius.
     
  18. Feb 4, 2013 at 7:07 PM
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    cdthiker

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    buy a motorcycle.....hahahah
    but no really another vote for a civic....
    I have one that is 13 years old with almost 190 k on it.... just now starting to cost money .... picked it up for 3500.... four years ago been a beast.... you can grab one thats a few years old for cheap.... or just buy a brand new one for fifteen
     
  19. Feb 4, 2013 at 7:07 PM
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    4banger09

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  20. Feb 4, 2013 at 7:10 PM
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    09_tacoma

    09_tacoma Forever at a crossroads

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    Oh common, with the amount of gutter minds on here everyone's just skipping over this? Make sure she gets something with traction control for when you hit the shoulder :p
    Haha, just playing' Marcel.

    Ditto on a civic, accord. I'll throw in a Lancer or Impreza
     
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