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Old 01-22-2014, 10:52 AM   #7 (permalink)
HoldenSSVSE
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1. 1985 Ford EXP Sport - manual - underpowered, ill-handling, unstoppable in the snow - traded-in

2. 1987 Ford Tempo GL Sport coupe - manual - attractive, even got questions in parking lots, but meh - totalled

3. 1987 Ford Escort GL five-door - appliance - private sale

4. 1989 Ford Probe LX - manual - 186K miles in 4-1/2 years, favorite vehicle ever owned, blast to drive, reliable, efficient, interior wore like iron, nice ride, hatch could hold anything - private sale

5. 1987 Porsche 944S2 - manual - loved to drive it, didn't love to fix it - private sale

6. 1987 Merkur xR4Ti - manual - died a mechanical death after just six months - worst used car purchase of my life - not worth fixing - junkyard

7. 1993 Subaru Legacy L - horrible, brakes, oil leaks, HVAC, electrical - traded

8. 1995 Chevy S-10 4.3L V6 2WD Extended Cab - manual - fun to drive, very useful, thirsty beyond belief, moved to South Dakota so - traded

9. 1997 Ford Thunderbird LX V8 - great highway cruiser - shockingly good in the snow - light V8 growl - ex-wife took as part of divorce

10. 1998 Pontiac Trans Sport Montana FWD LWB - worst vehicle ever owned - lived in service - traded

11. 2002 Chevrolet Avalanche Z71 - loved, loved, loved, rode great, surprisingly easy to drive as long as you weren't backing up, could do anything, go anywhere, but 13 MPG in 19-1/2 feet of Mexican metal is impractical - traded

12. 2005 Pontiac Grand Prix GT - ya, GM W-body meh that was nicely optioned, cheap, cheap to insure, cheap to feed, bowed at the altar of torque, and as reliable as the sunrise -┬*traded

13. 2005 Nissan Altima - still in motor pool

14. 2009 Pontiac G8 GT - garage queen

15. 1998 Pontiac Trans Sport FWD SWB (no, not a typo, I bought another one used) - bought on the cheap $1.9K, drove for one year limping along with a failing head┬*gasket after three months of ownership, went 12K more miles - ┬*private sale bad headgasket and all for what I paid for it

16. 2005 Saturn Relay FWD3 - current weather beater

17. 2006 Subaru Forrester - still in motor pool
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2009.1 Pontiac G8 GT
White Hot w/ Onyx interior, Premium Package, Sport Package, Sunroof

SHOW: Holden conversion including badges, Holden backup assist, Holden triple digital center console gauges, custom made Holden instrument cluster calibrated for US MPH, front clip shaved w/ painted lower grilles, matte black hood scoops, clear bra, 35% tint, auto dimming mirror, Homelink, bass bias mod, VG shark fin antenna, Vehicle In Motion modification, Bluetooth, full size spare w/ GM jack kit provided by Pace, glovebox light, white fuse covers, Rotofab radiator cover, engine cover custom painted w/ SS trim, billet aluminum engine bay trim, SS hood liner, Maverick Man billet fasteners, MGP caliper covers, Third Shift Studios plaque, JBL MS-8, Morel speakers all around, SAS 10" sub, Redline Goods rear armrest

GO: Volant CAI, Superchips Cortex 91 tune, Billet Prototypes white catch can, modded lower grille, Solo Performance┬*axle backs; DBA 4000 series rotors; Russell SS brake lines; ATE Blue; Hawk ceramic pads, Camaro SS 20s 245/35F & 275/30R with custom center caps

0-60 MPH: 5.01 Seconds | 1/4 Mile: 13.354 Seconds @ 105.85 MPH | 290kW / 572Nm DynoJet uncorrected
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