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Unread 06-13-2008, 09:33 PM   #31
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The Jeep, in practice tops out at 75 mph
75?? ive got mine to at least 95 with 31 and stock gears.

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Unread 06-13-2008, 09:43 PM   #32
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i might be one of few that is trying to get my xj running again because it gets about 14mpg! my car that i use for my daily driver gets about 9mpg (78 chrysler cordoba) so needless to say i really want to get the jeep going to i can get up into double digets for the mpg number!

and congrats on the toyota buy... but i have to ask when are you going to lift it? hahah
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A Doba! You don't hear many people still driving those. My buddy used to drive one of those!
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Unread 06-13-2008, 10:18 PM   #33
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^^^ go kick your father in the nuts
Surprised noone caught this. Like it his fault that the gas prices are high. How about you just castrate yourself for such an ignorant comment.

I have a car that I DD that gets alright gas mileage (21mpg city in a 1992 Firebird), and my dad just got a Cobalt (32mpg city!), so they help. But you'd never catch me dead in an import, sorry.
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Unread 06-13-2008, 10:21 PM   #34
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I would never bring myself to drive an econocar of any kind and look like a fruitcake while driving it.
tell me about it. my parents always said i cant borrow their car (mazda 3 hatchback) and i happily agreed to that.
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Unread 06-14-2008, 07:09 AM   #35
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You're talking about people driving compact cars being fruitcakes... But no one thinks you're cool driving around in a Chrysler Cordoba!
I never said I drove a Cordoba...
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Unread 06-14-2008, 09:50 AM   #36
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I never said I drove a Cordoba...
Got you confused with 1988XJ
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Unread 06-14-2008, 10:22 AM   #37
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Got you confused with 1988XJ
I've done that too .
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Unread 06-14-2008, 12:37 PM   #38
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You're talking about people driving compact cars being fruitcakes... But no one thinks you're cool driving around in a Chrysler Cordoba!
what??? i never said anything about people being fruitcakes? i think you think im some one else?? and everyone thinks im cool driving in my doba hehehe
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Unread 06-14-2008, 07:40 PM   #39
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Surprised noone caught this. Like it his fault that the gas prices are high. How about you just castrate yourself for such an ignorant comment.

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oo so sorry i must have rubbed you the wrong way, just understand that it's frustrating to be 16 and have to put 75 clams in your gas tank.
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Unread 06-15-2008, 09:06 AM   #40
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oo so sorry i must have rubbed you the wrong way, just understand that it's frustrating to be 16 and have to put 75 clams in your gas tank.
Was that a pun? haha. Trust me, I know its hard to put that much $$ in your tank, we all do, but its ridiculous to take it out on someone who has nothing to do with the problem, thats all.
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Unread 06-15-2008, 11:07 AM   #41
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75?? ive got mine to at least 95 with 31 and stock gears.


my speedo goes to 100 but i've takin it past that. if i had to guess, to about 112-115mph
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Unread 06-15-2008, 11:36 AM   #42
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well the way i see it. i just like the Jeep...

I drive for Pizza Hut so i'll put on 500-700 miles a week in the Jeep.

now getting 15 MPG at 600 miles is $155

If i went and got a little civic getting about 22 MPG its $106

that means i could save over $2500 in a year!

Looking at it like that, yes it makes sense to get a little car. But NOT having a car payment, or have to pay for insurance and repairs is worth it!
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Unread 06-15-2008, 11:44 AM   #43
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tell me about it. my parents always said i cant borrow their car (mazda 3 hatchback) and i happily agreed to that.
Its not the Mazda Speed is it?

Those 2.3L Turbos are So SICK!!!!
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Unread 06-15-2008, 12:10 PM   #44
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ahh the famous misconception of buying another car to save $$. Now you went out and spent 15gs to cut down on your gas. Not to mention insurance and all of that good stuff. It will be 3-5 years before you are close to evening out cash. If you're happy with the purchase then that's all that matters man. Not trying to diss your decision.
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Unread 06-15-2008, 12:11 PM   #45
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Its not the Mazda Speed is it?

Those 2.3L Turbos are So SICK!!!!
I destroyed one in my 02 T/A.
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