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Author: readyteddy Big gold star, 5000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 61946  
Subject: Re: Average new car more than $29,000 Date: 7/21/2010 7:51 PM
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Well, that's a nice practical car! Is it red?

It's copper red, Artie.

My 1996 was red red. I bought that one new as a 50th birthday gift for my wife. It was that or a younger lover. We both agreed, the car made more sense.

We had the '96 for 13 years. It had maybe 41K miles on it. Only drove it nice weather, always kept it in the garage. The plan was to keep it as a second car forever. Hey, if you want a cool old car, start with a cool new car and maintain it like an airplane.

So, last May I was stopped at a red light on a busy road and some 80 year old lady rear ended the '96 and totaled it. The insurance gave me $6900.

I was depressed for a year, waiting for the right car to find me. Now I got my groove back!
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