Has anyone thought about buying an Automatic?

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Re: Has anyone thought about buying an Automatic?

Postby Rope-Pusher » Wed Apr 19, 2017 4:30 pm

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Re: Has anyone thought about buying an Automatic?

Postby bk7794 » Wed Apr 19, 2017 5:55 pm

tankinbeans wrote:Yes, and did. My previous statement still stands. Transmission will never be my main deciding factor unless it's CVT. There's enough about Boaty that entertains the snot out of me that the tranny doesn't factor.

It's my first Chrysler so time will tell if it's a good call. I hear the online crowd jeering Chrysler, but who knows of they're just excited to hear their own computer keys clanking.

yes, I recognise that I'm that way about Chevy.
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Wait, you got rid of the ST?

You got a 200!?!?! You get a deal on it?

I've actually been thinking of getting the new Ridgeline lately.
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Re: Has anyone thought about buying an Automatic?

Postby tankinbeans » Wed Apr 19, 2017 9:54 pm

Bk, I got rid of the ST in favor of a Mazda3 and then ditched the 3 in favpr of a 300S. The 200 does nothing for me.

There was $13k on the hood of the 300. So far so good.
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Re: Has anyone thought about buying an Automatic?

Postby Rope-Pusher » Thu Apr 20, 2017 11:27 am

tankinbeans wrote:Bk, I got rid of the ST in favor of a Mazda3 and then ditched the 3 in favpr of a 300S. The 200 does nothing for me.

There was $13k on the hood of the 300. So far so good.

Did you gab it off of there before it could blow away?
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Re: Has anyone thought about buying an Automatic?

Postby tankinbeans » Thu Apr 20, 2017 12:30 pm

Yessir
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Re: Has anyone thought about buying an Automatic?

Postby Rope-Pusher » Thu Apr 20, 2017 4:59 pm

tankinbeans wrote:Yessir

Ya cudda jess said "Three Bags Full" and I wudda known whatcha meant.
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Re: Has anyone thought about buying an Automatic?

Postby potownrob » Fri Apr 21, 2017 1:16 am

tankinbeans wrote:Bk, I got rid of the ST in favor of a Mazda3 and then ditched the 3 in favpr of a 300S. The 200 does nothing for me.

There was $13k on the hood of the 300. So far so good.
you know you're a car acquisition addict when you talk like a car salesman :? :shock: :oops: :twisted:
BUT DEM FAHGLEITZ!! :shock:

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Re: Has anyone thought about buying an Automatic?

Postby Rope-Pusher » Fri Apr 21, 2017 7:26 am

potownrob wrote:
tankinbeans wrote:Bk, I got rid of the ST in favor of a Mazda3 and then ditched the 3 in favpr of a 300S. The 200 does nothing for me.

There was $13k on the hood of the 300. So far so good.
you know you're a car acquisition addict when you talk like a car salesman :? :shock: :oops: :twisted:

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Re: Has anyone thought about buying an Automatic?

Postby tankinbeans » Fri Apr 21, 2017 8:30 am

potownrob wrote:
tankinbeans wrote:Bk, I got rid of the ST in favor of a Mazda3 and then ditched the 3 in favpr of a 300S. The 200 does nothing for me.

There was $13k on the hood of the 300. So far so good.
you know you're a car acquisition addict when you talk like a car salesman :? :shock: :oops: :twisted:

I own the fact that I'm a serial monogomist when it comes to my vehicular decisions.
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Re: Has anyone thought about buying an Automatic?

Postby potownrob » Fri May 12, 2017 5:20 am

tankinbeans wrote:
potownrob wrote:
tankinbeans wrote:Bk, I got rid of the ST in favor of a Mazda3 and then ditched the 3 in favpr of a 300S. The 200 does nothing for me.

There was $13k on the hood of the 300. So far so good.
you know you're a car acquisition addict when you talk like a car salesman :? :shock: :oops: :twisted:

I own the fact that I'm a serial monogomist when it comes to my vehicular decisions.
weight, howe'd eye ms. dis won?!? :shock: :? :(
serial monogamist?? since when have you owned only one car at a time?? :shock: :lol: 8)
BUT DEM FAHGLEITZ!! :shock:

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Re: Has anyone thought about buying an Automatic?

Postby Rope-Pusher » Fri May 12, 2017 7:24 am

W.R.T. Cereal Monogamy,....

I was thinkin he learnt his lesson NOT to trade in his wife and expect anything different than same issues in a different body style.
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Re: Has anyone thought about buying an Automatic?

Postby tankinbeans » Sat May 13, 2017 7:20 pm

TBH I think in the 13 years I've been driving I've only ever had a single car for 8 months.
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Re: Has anyone thought about buying an Automatic?

Postby InlinePaul » Sun May 14, 2017 12:03 pm

If I were King of the World, anyone who thinks about buying an automatic, with the exception of severe handicap, needs mandatory education. Then if they continue to think about buying an automatic, they need to have their head examined. :lol:

And as long as I am King of the World, any manufacturer who produces a vehicle with an automatic, will have to pay a penalty, say 90% of profit on that vehicle to subsidize purchases of manual transmission equipped vehicles.
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Re: Has anyone thought about buying an Automatic?

Postby ClutchDisc » Sun May 14, 2017 12:29 pm

Never! :)
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Re: Has anyone thought about buying an Automatic?

Postby Rope-Pusher » Sun May 14, 2017 1:01 pm

tankinbeans wrote:TBH I think in the 13 years I've been driving I've only ever had a single car for 8 months.

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Oh, I get it. So you're one of them no-good dirty low-down double-car drivers?!!!!!
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