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Unread 11-13-2012, 06:33 PM   #17746
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Going 100 in a modern car isn't scary. Going 100 in a 40 yr old truck will scare the **** out of you but if you've never experienced that you should. It will make you appreciate your new car.
But I don't have a new car :-/

I did about 90 in the waggy. I was bombing down the road doing '75' according to the speedo.

Was wondering why the hell I was passing everybody. Yeah. My speedo is about 20% wrong hahaha.

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Unread 11-13-2012, 06:58 PM   #17747
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Arent you divorced?
Yes I am. But I have known my current girl for 13 yrs. She lives with me, hangs out here while I go to work. The only problem that I have with her is that she occasionally urinates on the floor when I am gone.
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No one really knows the reason for LCOG Jeeps.

Its so short ****s like me and you can still get in.
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My issue was I couldn't get the balls centered. I had to use some extra force to get everything lined up right. It didn't take me long.


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Unread 11-13-2012, 07:19 PM   #17748
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Don't they all?
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Unread 11-13-2012, 07:25 PM   #17749
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I am hoping to be out and back in town by this weekend & my parents want my help with buying a car they like @ one of the centennial dealerships since I love haggling and messing with car salesmen so much that I do it for fun sometimes.
While I've been pretty successful at getting good deals over the years, I'm always looking for more tips/tricks to get the best deals, anyone have any they are willing to share?

P.S. Marn - love the first FSJ you linked, hands down the best, but you should totally buy the one in beaver and let me drive it home for you
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Unread 11-13-2012, 07:55 PM   #17750
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dammit dammit dammit.

http://lasvegas.craigslist.org/cto/3407690595.html

dammit dammit dammit dammit 401 and everything...
http://lasvegas.craigslist.org/cto/3405787055.html
A 401! In Beaver too! fap fap
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Unread 11-13-2012, 08:14 PM   #17751
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I am hoping to be out and back in town by this weekend & my parents want my help with buying a car they like @ one of the centennial dealerships since I love haggling and messing with car salesmen so much that I do it for fun sometimes.
While I've been pretty successful at getting good deals over the years, I'm always looking for more tips/tricks to get the best deals, anyone have any they are willing to share?

P.S. Marn - love the first FSJ you linked, hands down the best, but you should totally buy the one in beaver and let me drive it home for you
Always walk away at least once and never get roped into what the payments will be. You should already know that before you walk in there. All you should be worried about is the bottom line. Tell them that you will be financing the car, even if you have financing lined up elsewhere. Just don't tell them that part of it. Take something to snack on. And the last bit of advice I can give is to never wait more than about ten minutes. If the salesman disappears for longer than that, go track him down. Invariably you will find them holding a conversation with someone else. They will tell you that they are fighting to get you a lower price. I ask at that point why I am dealing with the salesman if the other person is the one making the decisions.
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My issue was I couldn't get the balls centered. I had to use some extra force to get everything lined up right. It didn't take me long.


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Unread 11-13-2012, 08:17 PM   #17752
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Bro truck as seen through my dirty assed windshield. I know you guys are jelly.
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My issue was I couldn't get the balls centered. I had to use some extra force to get everything lined up right. It didn't take me long.


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Unread 11-13-2012, 08:30 PM   #17753
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P.S. Marn - love the first FSJ you linked, hands down the best, but you should totally buy the one in beaver and let me drive it home for you
Doooo eeet.

He said the rear wheel wells are rotted, thats about it. runs well, interior is not bad, etc. etc.

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A 401! In Beaver too! fap fap
Somebody give me money!Hey wait, lets buy that one in pahrump and part it! You know you'll need extra parts!
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Unread 11-13-2012, 09:11 PM   #17754
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Doooo eeet.
Wow, that was easy.. just to be a nice guy, I will even toss in $50 towards gas since you are letting me drive it first

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Always walk away at least once and never get roped into what the payments will be. You should already know that before you walk in there. All you should be worried about is the bottom line. Tell them that you will be financing the car, even if you have financing lined up elsewhere. Just don't tell them that part of it. Take something to snack on. And the last bit of advice I can give is to never wait more than about ten minutes. If the salesman disappears for longer than that, go track him down. Invariably you will find them holding a conversation with someone else. They will tell you that they are fighting to get you a lower price. I ask at that point why I am dealing with the salesman if the other person is the one making the decisions.
Thanks for the info; hadn't thought about bringing a snack, good idea!
I always know exactly what my limit is (i.e. total price) and exactly what I want before I talk to any of the employees, then I let the sales dude feel good about him/herself by fetching drinks, keys, etc for me while I give the vehicle a thorough run through, adjust my mental price as necessary, then tell the sales person I want to talk with their manager and explain I don't have the time to waste playing games so I would rather talk to the person that's going to have the authority to deal with me right up front. I have also found it handy to look up the trade in value on kbb, nada, and edmunds to get an idea of what they paid for it, then look at all the tsb's, known issues, etc. and mention them to the sales person; amazing what 30 minutes on the 'net can do to help out with fast and fun facts for negotiating.
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Unread 11-13-2012, 09:26 PM   #17755
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Anyone know if its legal to shoot off to the west side of Lovell Canyon road (I think thats the name of the road we take to go through Potato Ridge from the back) I see people back there shooting all the time, but this link makes me wonder if its okay..

http://www.blm.gov/pgdata/etc/medial...e_shooting.pdf
It is not ok. That said, BLM guys usually won't hassle you other than identifying you assuming you aren't all gangnam style.
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Unread 11-13-2012, 09:33 PM   #17756
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It is not ok. That said, BLM guys usually won't hassle you other than identifying you assuming you aren't all gangnam style.
Heeyyy sexy lady! Rofl
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Unread 11-13-2012, 09:34 PM   #17757
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are you wanting to buy your wife a mustache ride from Dave?
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Unread 11-13-2012, 09:46 PM   #17758
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Sadly, I shaved the 'stache off about a month ago. No more mustache rides.... but I am much faster due to the decreased wind resistance.
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Unread 11-13-2012, 09:49 PM   #17759
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Who says the mustache ride was for her?
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Unread 11-13-2012, 10:11 PM   #17760
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Thanks for the info; hadn't thought about bringing a snack, good idea!
I always know exactly what my limit is (i.e. total price) and exactly what I want before I talk to any of the employees, then I let the sales dude feel good about him/herself by fetching drinks, keys, etc for me while I give the vehicle a thorough run through, adjust my mental price as necessary, then tell the sales person I want to talk with their manager and explain I don't have the time to waste playing games so I would rather talk to the person that's going to have the authority to deal with me right up front. I have also found it handy to look up the trade in value on kbb, nada, and edmunds to get an idea of what they paid for it, then look at all the tsb's, known issues, etc. and mention them to the sales person; amazing what 30 minutes on the 'net can do to help out with fast and fun facts for negotiating.
I never say I don't have time to wait when I talk to salesmen. That tells the manger that you are in a hurry and if that is the case, you will never get the best price that they can give. At the same time, I refuse to wait on them. It is a fine line IMHO.
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No one really knows the reason for LCOG Jeeps.

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My issue was I couldn't get the balls centered. I had to use some extra force to get everything lined up right. It didn't take me long.


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