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Re: Family Hauler
« Reply #20 on: April 24, 2018, 08:09:23 am »
Well I'm taking the Pilot, just waiting on my bank draft so I can go in and sign the papers.  By the way, there is nothing like a good relationship with a local credit union to facilitate a vehicle loan. 

Now that I've solved family hauler duties for the next while (if I don't get bored, I could see driving this 10-12 years at the mileage I do), I can think ahead to a fun car purchase within the next 2-3 years.  Is the answer always Miata??? 

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Re: Family Hauler
« Reply #21 on: April 24, 2018, 09:22:52 am »
Congratulations.  Seems like a great deal on a vehicle that you know.  Doesn't get any better than that!

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Re: Family Hauler
« Reply #22 on: April 24, 2018, 03:57:25 pm »
And so it is done.  The most boring show and shine in history to be posted once I can wash it properly  :rofl2:

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Re: Family Hauler
« Reply #23 on: April 24, 2018, 05:34:53 pm »
And so it is done.  The most boring show and shine in history to be posted once I can wash it properly  :rofl2:

Naaahhhh, getting a new car is always exciting!! Don't care if its a Corolla, Mirage or a an F40  ;D
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Re: Family Hauler
« Reply #24 on: April 25, 2018, 10:24:56 pm »
Yep. New car is always exciting.  Even a used Civic I got was exciting for a few weeks.

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Re: Family Hauler
« Reply #25 on: April 25, 2018, 11:08:25 pm »
Heading to a conference in Saint John tomorrow, I took my wifeís Outback to the same conference 3 years ago and hit a deer along the TCH just outside Hampton.  Letís hope the Pilot does not suffer the same fate!

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Re: Family Hauler
« Reply #26 on: May 10, 2018, 02:12:41 pm »
Two weeks with the Pilot now....pretty capable kid hauler and highway cruiser...very comfortable.

The actual driving part....well let's just say I'm already saving my loose change for something fun in a few years.  Had a ride in my colleague's Mini Cooper yesterday and will definitely need to do some research on those.  That thing zipped around town like a go-kart.

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Re: Family Hauler
« Reply #27 on: May 10, 2018, 03:31:18 pm »
The actual driving part....well let's just say I'm already saving my loose change for something fun in a few years.  Had a ride in my colleague's Mini Cooper yesterday and will definitely need to do some research on those.  That thing zipped around town like a go-kart.
if you're going to get one of those, lease a new one...they aren't known to be very reliable to own.