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Old 01-12-2018, 11:48 AM   #351
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http://www.bachmanchevrolet.com/Vehi...-KY/3137323483

$35k asking



Must. Not. Pick. Up. Phone.
Why not, seems like it scratches all the itches.

And, FWIW give me an airplane with holes in the wings over a punctured condom all day, every day.

Do they accept towed in Miatas as trades?
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Old 01-12-2018, 11:54 AM   #352
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And, FWIW give me an airplane with holes in the wings over a punctured condom all day, every day.
Death > children?


Sounds about right to me.
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Old 01-12-2018, 11:58 AM   #353
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Death > children?


Sounds about right to me.
The airplane had holes in the wing before it took off (but yea > that too).
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Old 01-12-2018, 12:15 PM   #354
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Must. Not. Pick. Up. Phone.
V8 and in green... do it
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Old 01-12-2018, 01:34 PM   #355
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V8 and in green... do it
V8 +1

Green -1

Kentucky -1
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Old 01-12-2018, 02:07 PM   #356
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Wow, Why wouldn't you call? It's just what you want (or close enough.)
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Old 01-12-2018, 02:16 PM   #357
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I was assuming because he had already decided on the turbo 4.
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Old 01-12-2018, 07:36 PM   #358
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I like some green cars, but this one just doesn't work for me. Maybe track-only color. Awful as a daily, sticking out like the Hulk or a Green Giant ad or something.
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Old 01-13-2018, 01:00 AM   #359
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I was assuming because he had already decided on the turbo 4.
Yes. And I want to get through winter in the Focus. Itís not hard to not call (in fact I kind of forgot I saw and wrote that this morning until just now) today. If I see something similar in about 8 weeks, itíll be more of a problem.

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I like some green cars, but this one just doesn't work for me. Maybe track-only color. Awful as a daily, sticking out like the Hulk or a Green Giant ad or something.
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But yeah, if things go great, I'll delay forever, LPOs remain banned, everything gets moved to FS and I'll find a $46k MSRP Krypton Green 2017 1SS 1LE PDR sitting on a nearby lot the dealer can't get rid of until I offer $26k.

In a more perfect world, it would be a left over Bright Yellow



Or a Hyper Blue Metallic



But you know it will be a Krypton Green one



Which is why I'll wind up with a no-option boosted four banger of indeterminate color for peanuts.


So, my wife and kids give me shit about the FoST being a douchey car. In a douchey color (itís kind of a deeply saturated blue, but douchey? Whatever). Often with douchey stickers on it. And with a douchey license plate.

My wife is embarrassed to drive it. When she sees people taking pics of the license plate, she says she starts blushing, and blah blah blah.

But they all say, at least it doesnít sound douchey. Because it canít, kinda. Because itís too fucking quiet, but okay.

In weeks more recent than my post with those pics, Iíve been thinking I might want white for a 1LE. Thereís something about it as a white car with black hood and huge black wheels. Beyond that...

Thereís something inside me that wants more color in my life. Last year, I was visiting someone in a hospital and looking out the window down at the Capital Beltway. Almost every car was a bland, boring, dark or unsaturated color. Most of the cars Iíve had have been the same. The ones that werenít, I didnít have much of a choice and they generally didnít last long. Other sort of color and design choices in my life have largely been the same. A lot of [color]/gray painted walls, beige carpets, plain brown wood floors, etc. Mostly, I want that in a car, too, but I also want to get out of my comfort zone.

If itís a douchey car (and a middle aged man in a pony car is douchey, no question), if itís going to have an exhaust that makes sure itís noisy, if itís going to have douchey stickers on it for much of the year, maybe best to go full douchey.

For the turbo 4 Camaro, if I have a choice, I may go dark gray. I still really like the blue, but almost all the Camaros are that blue because it looks great. But the other ďrealĒ colors all feel like they fall a little flat on the non V8 cars with their plainer hoods, front ends, etc.



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Old 01-13-2018, 02:02 PM   #360
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I haven't seen the current gen Camaro in Yellow. I didn't like the previous gen yellow at all, and you know how I feel about yellow cars.

I know a lot of them are blue, but it looks great in blue.
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