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Re: What kind of car would you buy if.....
« Reply #30 on: December 2, 2004, 12:57 AM »
Hell I don't know if this is even enough money to buy this car, but if I had that free cash to spend on whatever kind of car I wanted, I'd try to get this car!!! And if I had any money left over, I'd put on a custom airbrushed Autobot symbol and call it Sideswipe!!! ;)

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Re: What kind of [s]car[/s] truck would you buy if.....
« Reply #31 on: December 2, 2004, 01:42 AM »


Choice #1 - $100,00 category - Dodge SRT10 - $72,300 CDN
V10 Viper Engine - 500 HP - Incredible good looks, and even available in a Quad Cab to carry the booster seat in the back.  Gotta be somewhat practical, right?  ;)  I've always been a GM guy at heart, but this Dodge is just too purdy. 



Choice #2 - $30,000 category - 1970 Olds 442
Ultimately it would need to be a convertible.  455 Big Block, enough torque to melt the tires in a few seconds.  Some day this will be parked in my garage, but until then, I'll just have to enjoy the scenes in Demolition Man.  Obviously this isn't a new car, but I should still find my dream car for about $30K, hopefully.   :o

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Re: What kind of car would you buy if.....
« Reply #32 on: January 8, 2006, 12:06 AM »
De Lorean DMC-12.

"Roads? Where we're going we don't need roads." ;)

According to Wikipedia "As of 2005, one can buy a fully restored De Lorean DMC-12 for US$37,500, while unrestored but good condition vehicles run from about US$15,000 upwards." Thus putting one of these not totally out of the ballpark of reality ... someday.



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Re: What kind of car would you buy if.....
« Reply #33 on: January 8, 2006, 12:12 AM »
I've actually seen two of those in my life on the road.  One in Arizona and one up here in MN.  It totally messes with your mind if you ever do see it. 

I've also heard that De Loreans are pretty crappy cars.  Mainly because the Stainless Steel they used was so heavy that they wear out rather quickly.

COol choice though Nathan

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Re: What kind of car would you buy if.....
« Reply #34 on: January 8, 2006, 12:32 AM »
I've actually seen two of those in my life on the road.  One in Arizona and one up here in MN.

I saw one parked at the public library years ago. Considering there's only about 6,000 still in "circulation", I wouldn't be surprised if it was that same one you saw here.

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It totally messes with your mind if you ever do see it.

I'd probably put my car into a ditch if I ever saw a De Lorean on the road. :P

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I've also heard that De Loreans are pretty crappy cars.  Mainly because the Stainless Steel they used was so heavy that they wear out rather quickly.

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Re: What kind of car would you buy if.....
« Reply #35 on: January 8, 2006, 12:40 AM »
Plus the DeLorean used Peugeot parts, which were scrap in the shape of a transmission.
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Re: What kind of car would you buy if.....
« Reply #36 on: January 9, 2006, 06:16 PM »

i think this would be my $100k car.  i believe list on them is a very reasonable $75ish.




under $30K, if i don't have to be practical at all, i kinda like the rx-8.

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Re: What kind of car would you buy if.....
« Reply #37 on: January 11, 2006, 12:17 PM »
2006 Dodge Ram Quad Cab Sport - Hemi V8 and 4WD:




And with the money left over, a 2007 Chrsyler 300C SRT-8 with the Hemi as well!

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Re: What kind of car would you buy if.....
« Reply #38 on: January 11, 2006, 01:20 PM »
First choice would be a 1957 GMC Suburban. However, I'd take whatever money left from the $100K to update the engine to something a little more fuel efficient. Blasphemous, I know, but I can't justify poor gas mileage.


Second choice would be a 60s-era VW beetle. Again, I'd update the engine.  :P
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Re: What kind of car would you buy if.....
« Reply #39 on: January 11, 2006, 03:30 PM »
Here's what I'd buy



Oh yeah!!

The new King of the Road with with a underrated 450 Hp.(more accurate 500 hp)

Or

Ford GT
'06 Ford Lightning
'04 Mustang Cobra

but, they would have to share a carport with my '98 Cobra. :P

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Re: What kind of car would you buy if.....
« Reply #40 on: January 11, 2006, 09:43 PM »
as awesome as the shelby mustang gt 500 is, i don't think i could ever justify buying the super suped up version of a very common car.     i would always know that 99% of people would perceive it as exactly the same as the $17k 6 cylinder model.  and, that would bug the crap out of me.

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Re: What kind of car would you buy if.....
« Reply #41 on: January 11, 2006, 10:20 PM »



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Re: What kind of car would you buy if.....
« Reply #42 on: January 11, 2006, 10:25 PM »
I'm torn between these 2.




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Re: What kind of car would you buy if.....
« Reply #43 on: January 11, 2006, 10:25 PM »






I wouldn't mind having to drive one of these around.

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Re: What kind of car would you buy if.....
« Reply #44 on: January 12, 2006, 12:21 AM »
as awesome as the shelby mustang gt 500 is, i don't think i could ever justify buying the super suped up version of a very common car.     i would always know that 99% of people would perceive it as exactly the same as the $17k 6 cylinder model.  and, that would bug the crap out of me.

Until you roasted your tires off as the light turned green.  ;)