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Old 02-18-2008, 12:57 PM
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New car....

Ok so I have been looking to get a cheap and reliable dd and after this weekend we found out that my b/f FX16 is having more problems in the wheel area he tires have thread showing and they were just bought in late august. He has done the axels...and some things in between (not sure what exactly) but nothing has fixed it. So sadly we ma just have to retire it. I was wondering if anyone had any suggestions on what to get...I hate to say it but I was thinking maybe a civic hatch or something like that...So give me some suggestions.
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how much do yall want for the FX16 and get a EG hatch and drop in a H22! you wont be disappointed
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how much do yall want for the FX16 and get a EG hatch and drop in a H22! you wont be disappointed
I can tell you right now he will never let go of his FX16 lol...he just wont be daily driving it..sorry and I was thinking along the lines of an eg with a h22 but at the same time it will just be a dd and I still have my lude. So I just kinda want a cheap clean dd we can share and not have to put any money in to that will be great on gas because we both drive so much.
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damn that sucks... if you want just a dd then buy a 2 door teggy LS and keep it stock, they get good gas milage and they're fairly cheap and easy to find
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I could suggest a Subaru 2.5rs 1998-2001.
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As much as I would love a 2.5rs I am trying to go under 5K closer to 3k and under if possible. These are all really good suggestions tho thanks!
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why r most subaru and vw owners such d**** especially these guys drivin the sti's nd vw new gli nd stuff
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It's just the snob syndrome when you get a new car.
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I would love to get a GTI 03 anniversary edition in jazz blue...not that I have done any looking or anything but then I would have to give up the lude because I don't want two car payments....That is good to know about the subies because I did check a few out just in case I found a cheap one...no such luck

A miata wouldn't be bad but I kinda want something that will fit my b/f work stuff so that is where a hatchback would be handy... I keep trying to convince him we should just get another FX16 but he is almost sick of his


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