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Regular Car Reviews
« on: October 26, 2013, 06:20:23 PM »
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This guy cracks me up.  I know a couple of you have had a Saturn LS.  This is for you.

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Re: Regular Car Reviews
« Reply #1 on: October 27, 2013, 06:37:59 AM »
I had a 2000 Saturn LS. Noisy, underpowered, A/C completely sucked donkey balls (but the bun warmers worked great with the leather seats). I traded it in on the Toyota minivan I've been driving for 10 years now.

I've learned my lesson - never again buy an American car. They all suck.

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Re: Regular Car Reviews
« Reply #2 on: October 27, 2013, 11:18:04 AM »
The only two people I knew that owned an Echo were both gay. 

Look how tired all of the seats look on that LS.

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Re: Regular Car Reviews
« Reply #3 on: October 27, 2013, 11:20:41 AM »
One more thing, I actually prefer to have the window switches down on the console rather than on the door. 

The only thing that is bad about that is if the cupholder is near or over the switches, and somebody spills something on them. 


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Re: Regular Car Reviews
« Reply #4 on: October 27, 2013, 06:41:45 PM »
I had a 2000 Saturn LS. Noisy, underpowered, A/C completely sucked donkey balls (but the bun warmers worked great with the leather seats). I traded it in on the Toyota minivan I've been driving for 10 years now.

I've learned my lesson - never again buy an American car. They all suck.



We bought a 2002 Saturn SL2 in 2003 that had 30K miles. I had to change the idler pulley after a couple of years, but other than that just regular tune-ups and no problems with it.  It still gets over 30 MPG on the highway.

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Re: Regular Car Reviews
« Reply #5 on: October 27, 2013, 07:06:36 PM »
We bought a 2002 Saturn SL2 in 2003 that had 30K miles. I had to change the idler pulley after a couple of years, but other than that just regular tune-ups and no problems with it.  It still gets over 30 MPG on the highway.

I loved my '00 SC2, drove it into the dirt, and then sold it to some kids up north who drove it more into the dirt.  I am very happy with the car I have now, but I miss "greenie" still. 
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Re: Regular Car Reviews
« Reply #6 on: January 05, 2014, 10:20:13 PM »
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I had a friend with a newer MR2 Spyder (convertible).  I never got a chance to ride in it.  I wonder if he still has it.
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Re: Regular Car Reviews
« Reply #7 on: January 05, 2014, 11:01:21 PM »
The MR2 is a fun car.  That is, until you have to work on the engine.

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Re: Regular Car Reviews
« Reply #8 on: January 05, 2014, 11:08:19 PM »
I almost bought an MR2 back in the day. I couldn't get my water ski into it.
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Re: Re: Regular Car Reviews
« Reply #9 on: January 06, 2014, 04:35:11 PM »
I miss my 97 Mustang GT. Being 20 and with little job experience wasn't a good thing 2008. Got laid off just a the economic shit storm started. Took my last paycheck and put it all towards the car payment hoping I would find another job in time. I didn't, and watched my pride and joy drive away without me:(

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Re: Regular Car Reviews
« Reply #10 on: January 06, 2014, 04:44:23 PM »
Been there, done that.

In general, being 20 kinda sucks.  The things they don't tell you. :-)
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Re: Regular Car Reviews
« Reply #11 on: January 06, 2014, 04:57:02 PM »
Been there, done that.

In general, being 20 kinda sucks.  The things they don't tell you. :-)

I'm smarter, stronger, faster, richer and better looking than I was when I was 20.

At least, that's what I keep telling myself.   :-)

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Re: Re: Regular Car Reviews
« Reply #12 on: January 06, 2014, 05:44:41 PM »
Well there is 2015 GT in my future.

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Re: Re: Regular Car Reviews
« Reply #13 on: January 06, 2014, 07:51:48 PM »
Well there is 2015 GT in my future.
I may rent one during my next vacation.  Or maybe I'll rent one and drive it around town just for the hell of it.  I don't expect to be getting another vacation any time soon.
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Re: Regular Car Reviews
« Reply #14 on: January 09, 2014, 12:46:00 PM »
I loved my '00 SC2, drove it into the dirt, and then sold it to some kids up north who drove it more into the dirt.  I am very happy with the car I have now, but I miss "greenie" still.  

I had a 2001 Saturn L-100. I totalled the car, at the time it had I think 165K miles on it. The only thing that didn't work on the car: when it was cold, the parking brake would stick. The car ran well, looked great and the only major thing that ever went wrong was the clutch. I replaced it (myself) at 125K miles.

We still have our 2002 VUE. My son drives it. It also has a new clutch (@210K miles), I've replaced all 4 wheel bearings, the entire exhaust system and one (of the two) fuel pumps. He hit a deer with it about 3 years ago. I dug up a front right fender, headlight and bumper cover, had a friend paint to match and did the body work myself. The only thing that doesn't work on that car is the instrument panel/guages. It has approx 230K miles on it and again , it still looks good. ON EDIT: I also replaced the ignition switch/lock assy.
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Re: Regular Car Reviews
« Reply #15 on: January 13, 2014, 04:53:36 PM »
"You might as well pay someone else to bang your wife and eat all the chocolate out of the Neapolitan ice cream."

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Re: Regular Car Reviews
« Reply #16 on: January 13, 2014, 05:40:04 PM »
"You might as well pay someone else to bang your wife and eat all the chocolate out of the Neapolitan ice cream."

That was a good one.  I need to set aside some time and watch a few more of these. 

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Re: Regular Car Reviews
« Reply #17 on: February 03, 2014, 11:46:56 AM »
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Another questionable car review.  This one has poetry.
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Re: Regular Car Reviews
« Reply #18 on: February 03, 2014, 12:56:53 PM »
Triangles!!   

What is up with that goofy e-brake handle and those sun visors?

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Re: Regular Car Reviews
« Reply #19 on: February 10, 2014, 04:03:51 PM »
:hyper: New episdoe!

[youtube=425,350]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XhAlWTyviKA[/youtube]
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Re: Regular Car Reviews
« Reply #20 on: February 10, 2014, 08:41:13 PM »
:hyper: New episdoe!

[youtube=425,350]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XhAlWTyviKA[/youtube]

I saw somebody allude to a Delorean one in some comments, but couldn't find it!

I got one of my friends hooked watching these.  He has a 98 Dodge Ram.  :-)

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Re: Regular Car Reviews
« Reply #21 on: February 10, 2014, 08:43:02 PM »
I saw somebody allude to a Delorean one in some comments, but couldn't find it!

I got one of my friends hooked watching these.  He has a 98 Dodge Ram.  :-)
I don't think they've done any trucks... maybe an SUV or two.  That would be interesting.

Okay, they did a Nissan Frontier.
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Re: Regular Car Reviews
« Reply #22 on: February 10, 2014, 08:54:31 PM »
I don't think they've done any trucks... maybe an SUV or two.  That would be interesting.

Okay, they did a Nissan Frontier.

There is a Dodge Ram in there too somewhere.


[edit] found it:

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Re: Regular Car Reviews
« Reply #23 on: February 17, 2014, 08:51:52 PM »
New episode.  Yeah.

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Re: Regular Car Reviews
« Reply #24 on: February 17, 2014, 09:52:34 PM »
The MR2 is a fun car.  That is, until you have to work on the engine.

Or decide to go on a long trip; the luggage space is a joke. Bought a new 89 super charged one. Other than my Nissan 350Z and Infiniti G37 convertible, the MR2 was the best car I ever owned.