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View Poll Results: Would you rather have
Nicer racecar with a payment, paid off beater daily 6 17.65%
Nicer daily with a payment, cheaper paid off racecar 19 55.88%
Daily racecar, snow be dammed! 9 26.47%
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Old 02-04-2017, 06:57 AM   #26
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Nice Daily Mule, but I spend 3-4 hrs commuting (135 miles round trip)
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Old 02-04-2017, 06:59 AM   #27
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Where's the option?

Nice Daily and put away money, invest or pay off debt (i.e., loans, CCs, etc).
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Old 02-04-2017, 07:07 AM   #28
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I dumped the daily late summer and rocked the fun car till fall and couldn't find a replacement daily. So not being able to bring myself to drive the toy in the snow (cause I'm an IDIOT) I sold that and got warranty and comforts I missed. Really wanted back in a truck. So I bought my ram with the intent to build a project in the years to come.
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Old 02-04-2017, 07:38 AM   #29
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I voted for 3rd option even though it doesn't exactly apply, but the others don't either. I work from home with a stay at home wife so having a car payment doesn't make sense so I have no drive to want to buy something I won't use when I can have older paid off crap.
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Old 02-04-2017, 09:52 AM   #30
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I went to the 3rd option. Fun toy type car that can also live as my daily, and exceed in the snow.

But I still have the toy car. The TransAm has a list of faults half a page long, but those don't detract from when you are wailing on the throttle and the engine is screaming right to red-line. Thats when all the faults are forgotten.

So the Focus is the car i love to drive 90% of the time.
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Old 02-04-2017, 10:20 AM   #31
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My problem with option 3 is that I can't seem to find an option that checks all the boxes. The Mustang just isn't practical, fuel efficient, or spacious enough for me to daily (I do almost 40k miles per year). As far as cars that would do all that AND run at least 12's AND have a manual trans (must-have for me), the list is very small and quite expensive.
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