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|Subject: Re: What have you owned?||Date: 1/7/2004 2:47 AM|
|Author: Cromely||Number: 30279 of 71727|
My list is a lot shorter.
'85 Subaru GL -- Black. Paid $2,000 for it in 1991, with 103,000 miles. Drove it until 1999 and 185,000 miles and took all sorts of places in Montana that I never should have been able to take a car.
'04 Subaru Forrester XS -- Black. We've been together for 5 months, and I expect another 10 years or so out of this car. I love my scubie.
In between, I had a couple of company cars that I didn't really choose, but they were free, so I can't complain.
'96 Dodge Neon -- Got it in 98 and totaled is 45 days later.
'98 Chevy Cavalier -- drove it until 2001 and 90,000 miles until the company refreshed it. A surprisingly good car.
'01 Pontiac Grand Am -- drove it until I left that job. I'm not a big fan of that car. It had the turning radius of an oil tanker. It seemed alot bigger than the Cavalier, but not in a way that inspires confidence. It seemed like they just took a small car and bolted on a bunch of extra fiberglass to make it as inconvenient as possible.
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