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      08-25-2008, 01:10 PM   #1
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What would you do?

So... i'm thinking of selling my car...
what would you guys get to replace it?
I was thinking of a mini cooper... or going back to VW...
what do you guys think?

thinking of selling so i can qualify for more to buy a house.
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So... i'm thinking of selling my car...
what would you guys get to replace it?
I was thinking of a mini cooper... or going back to VW...
what do you guys think?

thinking of selling so i can qualify for more to buy a house.
More info please.
What price range are you looking?
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      08-25-2008, 03:29 PM   #3
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do you have another car? besides your Bimmer?
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      08-25-2008, 03:56 PM   #4
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More info please.
What price range are you looking?
prob 15 - 20k max...
If i get to 20k I can prob refi my bimmer and make the payments really low for a while though...

but no i don't have another car...
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      08-25-2008, 03:57 PM   #5
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get it detailed by me, it always help get the best resell value.
a clean car often bring more $$$ in.

GL with the house purchase.
it's a tough choice. i like both the mini cooper and the gti with dsg.
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      08-25-2008, 05:35 PM   #6
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Mazdaspeed 3? Never driven it, but always hear good things. VW GTI could be cool, as well.
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i would also consider buying a used car with that money so you can get something little better and not take that big hit from buying a new car.

S2000, 350Z, G35, GTi, Mini, TSX, Mazdaspeed 3 sounds good too..

or you can go even more old school and get RX7, E36 M3, 300ZX TT, etc.. but these will require more $$ to maintain obviously.
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A4?
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      08-26-2008, 10:08 PM   #9
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A4 is a good option, but may not be cheap to maintain. if you want to go with A4, i had go with the 2.0 T - so u can mod it
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Get a S2000...a boosted S2000.
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is300 is up there to but make sure you get the manual great car to mod
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I'm considering a G35 coupe now... but we shall see... i need to talk to my loan officer before making a decision... i think it's time for a "new" car anyway...
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g35 coupe would be a nice ride too. i had an 05,loved it. i think you should be able to get a good one in the $15k to $20k range.
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g35 in white rocks.
the g37 is even hotter, but that's like 40k.
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g35 in white rocks.
the g37 is even hotter, but that's like 40k.
so does an e90/e92
I think I just want a new car, the house is a good excuse to get something else..
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yeah i am so wanting a new car.
considering i just got a car less than 2 months ago.

i think i need help.
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I'd wait until second half of 2009 to buy a home.
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      08-29-2008, 10:22 AM   #18
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I'd wait until second half of 2009 to buy a home.
what's happening on 2nd half of 09?
need to know also.
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      08-29-2008, 11:14 AM   #19
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I'd wait until second half of 2009 to buy a home.
Please elaborate!!!!
I've heard that the market won't hit "bottom" until the end of next year...

Don't know how much stock to put into that at this point

also... look at what i found... do you believe this add??
http://www.autotrader.com/fyc/vdp.js...00&cardist=197
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buy my fully bolted and dressed up mazdaspeed6. AWD, 6spd turbo 4cyl making ~270-290 to the wheels.
http://forum.mazda6club.com/index.php?showtopic=103160
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This is an interesting article...

http://articles.moneycentral.msn.com...cesByCity.aspx
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how much do you owe on the car to justify selling it and buying another 20-30k car....

it may just be a wash...
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