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 I got me a new Whip!

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Fishah



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PostSubject: I got me a new Whip!   Tue Apr 13, 2010 12:14 am

Yea.. Nothing cool at all.

2001 Honda Accord V6. Comes complete with bashed in bumpers held on w/ zipties & tap screws mod. I Bought it from my Dad since the price was too good to pass up, and mechanically the car is perfect, it's reliable, and it's cheap to maintain.

Like my new Avatar?

Me buying a B-Body seems pretty unlikely at this point - at least in the short term. Unless I can sell the Honda for a nice profit. I do still really want a wagon but buying two cars when I don't have a house or job may not be the smartest idea.

I may be forced to sell my Suncoast & Vogtlands. I'm still debating that one.
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On the plus side, here's my paps in the car he bought to replace it:



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boojum



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PostSubject: Re: I got me a new Whip!   Tue Apr 13, 2010 12:56 am

It could be worse, it could be a f-body.

I have some drywall screws you could have, they hold much better.
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Fishah



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PostSubject: Re: I got me a new Whip!   Tue Apr 13, 2010 1:44 am

Thanks Jim. I'll keep you in mind when it comes time to re-repair my bumpers.
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PostSubject: Re: I got me a new Whip!   Tue Apr 13, 2010 2:36 am

keep me in mind for the springs.
One of the few things i haven't bought yet.
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PostSubject: Re: I got me a new Whip!   Tue Apr 13, 2010 5:54 am

Interested in the hood Bill, lmk.
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PostSubject: Re: I got me a new Whip!   Tue Apr 13, 2010 6:14 am

Tomz9C1 wrote:
Interested in the hood Bill, lmk.

HEY HEY BACK OFF Evil or Very Mad Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: I got me a new Whip!   Tue Apr 13, 2010 4:54 pm

Be careful on loose gravel. those v6's have a ton of torque in those situations.

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PostSubject: Re: I got me a new Whip!   Tue Apr 13, 2010 5:05 pm

Don't take this the wrong way but Paps looks like a cardboard cut-out up there. Smile
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PostSubject: Re: I got me a new Whip!   Tue Apr 13, 2010 5:38 pm

Tomz9C1 wrote:
Interested in the hood Bill, lmk.
BoSStonsSS wrote:
HEY HEY BACK OFF Evil or Very Mad Very Happy

Ummm I don't think so boys. Evil or Very Mad I have been hounding him for a few years about the hood. Twisted Evil
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Fishah



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PostSubject: Re: I got me a new Whip!   Tue Apr 13, 2010 5:50 pm

It's true Mckay is first in line then Richie Bobby. I'm just having trouble coming to terms with selling that stuff - cuz it essentially means I won't be buying another B-Body.


onehunglo wrote:
Don't take this the wrong way but Paps looks like a cardboard cut-out up there. Smile

Haha ok. I'll let em know to be less cardboardy in pictures. Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: I got me a new Whip!   Tue Apr 13, 2010 6:14 pm

What happened to the car? Was that before my time?
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Fishah



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PostSubject: Re: I got me a new Whip!   Tue Apr 13, 2010 6:21 pm

The car was pissing me off. And I needed to go back to school and put the car in the garage anyway. One day my intake started leaking for like 6th time and that was the last straw.

I worked at a garage at the time, so I pulled it in to a bay and disassembled the entire car in a day. Parted it out for less than 1/10th of what I paid for the car. The plan was to put the good stuff on a new B-Body in the spring after I graduated college. Well, things changed. I bought a Honda.

I had a 94' wagon too. That thing was a complete rusted out death trap so it also got parted out. The rims are on Timmy's car now.
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PostSubject: Re: I got me a new Whip!   Tue Apr 13, 2010 6:31 pm

Gotcha. Hey sometimes you have to drive turds for fuel economy, or when times are tuff till you can find what you really want. Look at me, all the cars I have, & I drive a nasty 91 geo prizm 90% of the time, cuz it's cheap and I don't care about it. I repeatedly bounce that F---er off the rev limiter @ 7,800 rpms. Laughing
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PostSubject: Re: I got me a new Whip!   Tue Apr 13, 2010 6:34 pm

If I could find a cheap geo metro, I would so rock in that to go to work.


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Fishah



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PostSubject: Re: I got me a new Whip!   Tue Apr 13, 2010 6:37 pm

It's not for the fuel economy. I could give two craps. I got like 13MPG in my LTZ and I gave it super gas.

I'm just finishing up school. I could buy a $3k B-Body, and need a few grand lying around for inevitable repairs. Or I could buy a Honda for $1k that will get me from Point A to Point B just as fast as a stock Impala and not need any repairs for at least a few years. It's not as cool, and it's actually downright embarrassing sometimes. But I know I gotta suck it up now, and save my cash for more important things. If I get the Chi-Town job and a good place to live, then I can consider buying a B-Body for fun.

Besides, my dad would only buy the new BMW if I bought his old Honda. And I really wanted him to get the Beemah.
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