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Old 01-10-2011, 01:14 PM  
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I've never bought new. I'd rather let the first owner take the depreciation hit. I bought my TJ when it was 3 yo and my wife's Odyssey when it was 4. Actually, my plan is to sell my TJ next year and go older. I hope to never finance a vehicle again. I'd love to go pre-emissions, too. All about simplicity and lower property taxes. I'm sure I'll always have something late-model for my wife to haul the kids around in, but for myself I'd rather be bombing around in a nice old diesel Benz, CJ, Scout or 70's vintage pickup for my DD.

Although the right 12 valve Cummins may foil that plan of mine.

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Old 01-16-2011, 09:04 AM  
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NOT a promotion for this site. Just offering Information for People regarding USED CARS!!

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Company started by two guys (mid 20s) in San Diego, Cal., yet listings in every State.
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>>My question however: WHY are People selling Vehicles so cheap??<<
WE have never bought a new vehicle and have been happy with our choices.
Our newest vehicle is a 2001 Saturn LS.
Our 2nd newest is a '93 Pontiac Sunbird LE.
Our 3rd newest is a '64 ChevEl Camino.

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Old 01-16-2011, 10:14 PM  
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I buy used cars; I cannot afford new ones. Be careful of Carmax though; they are kind of a rip off. I brought my Audi A4 to them to possibly sale or trade in and they only offered $400 for it; and that was only if I left the Enkei rims on it which cost about that much.
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Old 01-25-2011, 03:00 AM  
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I always opt for used cars as I have travel business,will get fair deals.

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Old 01-27-2011, 12:13 AM  
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I've only bought one new vehicle in my life and it was a piece of dog dirt. Every used vehicle I've owned has given me more that my moneys worth. Ya just have to know what your buyin'.
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Old 01-27-2011, 03:00 AM  
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I agree. I think that your knowledge supersedes the choice between new and used. I just bought my first vehicle - a 2011 Ducati Monster 696. Next year we'll be buying our second new vehicle - we're probably going to go with a hybrid.

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