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We picked up a 2004 Corolla SE fuel miser today. Char drives 100 miles per day and our 2004 Mach 1 already has 50,000 miles on it.:eek: We don't want to get rid of the Mach 1 because of the fun factor :burnout: so we picked up something that will get nearly twice the fuel economy. She's spending $500+ a month now on premium fuel. The fuel savings alone should make the payments for the Corolla:eek:

The dealer experience was brutal as usual. They wanted me to pay for crap that I didn't want. I would have walked if I had to pay... This time it was some paint protection package that they have hard written into every contract. No shi*... near the bottom line is a charge for $399. It's printed on the form in big bold type.

They claim the car already has it and they couldn't take it off. I basically say BFD, I don't want it or need it, so I'm not paying for it. Finally we had the charge backed out, and I was happy with the deal I made.

To me that's a hidden fee. When I work my best deal with the salesmen that's IT except for tax, licencse, title, etc... They always try to stick you with high dealer profit crap in the finance office.
 



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Congets Rick....I think :rolleyes: Poor Char...a Corolla! BWWAAAAA :p
 






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At least she can still drive the Mach 1 every now and then :D Now if we had to trade it, then I'd feel sorry for her;)
 






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Rick said:
At least she can still drive the Mach 1 every now and then :D Now if we had to trade it, then I'd feel sorry for her;)


Ahhh ..."and the truth shall set you free!" That was the explanation I was waiting for. I see how it works ;)
 






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I hear Corolla's have a huge aftermarket support. Search around for speed upgrades, body kits, and graphics packages.
































:p Hahahahaha
 






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How about coffee can exhausts :D
 






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My buddy's GF actually has one. Although it's a lot smaller car than I like being in.. you can't beat the fuel mileage.

Here's a little FYI. :D The 12V power source didn't even have enough juice to power my 17" laptop. :eek: So, don't plan on camping in this thing instead of the Dodge. :)
 






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This car has a very limited role... All the 12v outlet needs to power is her Valentine radar detector :D
 






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Rick said:
This car has a very limited role... All the 12v outlet needs to power is her Valentine radar detector :D


BWaaaa, does it go over 65? LOL!!! :D Maybe if you give the mice under the hood Super Pellets! :p
 






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Stic-o said:
BWaaaa, does it go over 65? LOL!!! :D Maybe if you give the mice under the hood Super Pellets! :p


lol. Well none the less, with the rising price of fuel, its a good pick. Congrats on he new used car.
 












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FROADER said:
I bet it's faster and more comfortable than my Explorer.


Good call ;) But that why you have the Audi, and I have the Volvo :D
 






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FROADER said:
I bet it's faster and more comfortable than my Explorer.

Hate to say it, but I have to say yes to both;)

130HP in a little car definately does better than 160HP in a big ole SUV.
 






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