Well...(the car thread continues)...

Discussion in 'After Hours Lounge (Off Topic)' started by Brian Harnish, May 17, 2004.

  1. Brian Harnish

    Brian Harnish Screenwriter

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    Anyway, I finally got my Honda Civic Sedan back from the autobody shop (I used Maaco). And wow, it looks like a brand-new car!! I was having it painted and having the hood replaced (because there was a severe chip in the paint and they couldn't fix it with any other method) in order to sell it at full market value.

    But, lo and behold, I got it back today and it looks like a brand-new car! It really looks gorgeous and I couldn't be happier. Looks like I can hold off on getting a brand-new car for a few more years.

    Now I can focus most of my income on moving out into my own place and won't have a car payment (or any other debt) to worry about. Life is certainly good. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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    Gwon Chang Stunt Coordinator

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    ???

    So no Solara or new Honda, eh? Well, congrats on the decision. No car payment would be da bomb at my house...
     
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    Malcolm R Executive Producer

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    So your only reason for wanting a new car was aesthetics?
     
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    Just that much more money to 'invest' in home theater!
     
  5. Brian Harnish

    Brian Harnish Screenwriter

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    Malcom- It was both aesthetics and performance (my 1996 Honda Civic LX Sedan only has 106 HP, had scratches all over the car as well as hood damage). However, I can live with the lack of performance on my current Honda if it means I can move out. I'm tired of living at home and moving out is moving to #1 on my list of priorities. [​IMG]

    My car only has 65,500 miles on it and I figure it'll last at least 140,000 more miles before I have to buy a new car. This will give me quite a bit of time to get my finances into gear after I'm settled in my new place. Plus, when I get my inheritance in October, that will give me at least 6 months worth of income I can live on in case anything happens with my job or something of that nature.
     
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    even more remarkable is finding a satisfied maaco customer [​IMG]
     
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    DanielKellmii Supporting Actor

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    My brother always loved Maaco. It gave a great looking paint job that lasted about 8 months, but faded evenly. He understood that you get what you pay for.
     

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