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Old 02-24-2013, 08:58 PM
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Originally Posted by John long View Post
Marge is a sweetheart. Actually driving something like your Rambler makes complete sense. She will give you cheap transportation, never depreciate and never fail an emissions test. Consider this. I sold my El Camino today for 7800 dollars and bought a 2006 minivan last week for 8000 dollars. In 10 yeas the El Camino would be worth 12000 and the Minivan will be worth 650... If it is even still running. Buying a newer vehicle makes no financial sense.

On the other hand, We just have to have a place for those grand kids.

John L
Yeah John my wife drives the nice late model mini van and I drive the Rambler, it's perfect, I have the van for those drives out to Sacramento to see my kids and grand baby (another is on the way, this time my daughter, I can't wait!) so to drive the Rambler makes perfect sense for me.

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