talk to me about car payments after your old paid off car is totaled

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  1. synch22

    synch22 Well-Known Member

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    $7500 does not go very far these days. Don't want someone's beater after having a 170k mile Lexus that was taken care of from day 1.
    Sucks but now debating borrowing 20+k @.9%, what a bunch of shit.
     
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    stripes Active Member Banned User

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    you can get a decent car off craigslist for 7.5k if you dont want payments..
     
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    Ben Dover Well-Known Member

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    I made a decision long ago to only buy new. Too many used cars out there that were vacation rentals....often damaged goods
     
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    synch22 Well-Known Member

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    Someone else's problem? New rides these days worry free first 3 years service taken care of and .9% hard to bypass.

    I liked working on my Lexus but just don't trust getting a car driven or treated like shit. Its a crap shoot, we have bought used before but with kids and busy lives don't want potential hassle.
     
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    synch22 Well-Known Member

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    Thinking I agree, it was awesome that the car got totaled as we ripped out our kitchen and began the remodel project.
     
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    stripes Active Member Banned User

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    what year was that lexus?
     
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    synch22 Well-Known Member

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    02 gs300 loved having a semi beater I could give 2 shits about driving around.
    Kids spilled , oh well.. Hit a curb oops.
     
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    FunnyFarm2 voice of reason VIP Gold

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    I may know where there is a 2006 Altima with 56,000 miles, never been wrecked or in the shop. Great condition for $8000
     
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    Mack Well-Known Member

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    You can get a pretty decent ride for that.