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  • 28firefighter28firefighter Seattle, WAPosts: 6,483
    I bought it for the same reason - I’m expecting that some of my nice weather driving will be short jaunts around the metro area. Will be much easier on the car if it’s topped off.
    2019 Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited, 2019 BMW i3 REX, 2004 BMW 330i ZHP 6MT
  • mjfloyd1mjfloyd1 Posts: 772
    I had a Griot’s garage battery maintainer that went kaput. Their “lifetime warranty” asks that you send it in and if they cannot repair it you have to pay the difference between what you paid originally and the price for the current model that they would ship to you. You have to pay shipping both ways.

    Doesn’t seem to be a great deal
  • 28firefighter28firefighter Seattle, WAPosts: 6,483
    Seems like a lot of hassle and effort for not much savings, if any.
    2019 Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited, 2019 BMW i3 REX, 2004 BMW 330i ZHP 6MT
  • corvettecorvette United StatesPosts: 7,446
    Battery Tender makes you ship back the defective one, which costs about $10 each time, so yeah, kind of a false economy, although at my old job, I got free postage as a fringe benefit, so it worked out pretty well there!
  • oldfarmer50oldfarmer50 Posts: 14,916
    benjaminh said:

    If you can get below $39k + TTL on a SH-AWD Tech RDX, plus get 0.9 financing, I'd say that's a good deal on an impressive machine. Why get CPO if you can get new for the same price? Plus it's what the boss wants! And maybe the dealer will match Carvana on the 2013 RDX?

    And the RDX SH-AWD Tech does come with a spare tucked underneath. The video below tells how to lower it, which looks pretty easy. (But the spare tire is eliminated for some reason in the A-spec model.)






    I’m not too impressed with the tire under the chassis arrangement. If you drive where it’s wet or salty the whole thing is rusted by the time you need it.

    2019 Kia Soul+, 2015 Mustang GT, 2004 Chevy Van, 2000 Chrysler Sebring convertible

  • ronsteveronsteve LooavulPosts: 785


    I’m not too impressed with the tire under the chassis arrangement. If you drive where it’s wet or salty the whole thing is rusted by the time you need it.

    That's old school truck based SUV stuff right there. Not what you expect in 2020 from Acura.
    2015 Acura RDX AWD / 2013 VW Jetta 2.5SE
  • benjaminhbenjaminh Posts: 4,998
    edited March 6
    ronsteve said:


    I’m not too impressed with the tire under the chassis arrangement. If you drive where it’s wet or salty the whole thing is rusted by the time you need it.

    That's old school truck based SUV stuff right there. Not what you expect in 2020 from Acura.
    It might be better than the BMW X3, which according to this comment doesn't have a spare tire at all. I don't have a spare in my TLX and I'm fine with it, but this comment does show a worst case scenario. And it looks like the RDX has a full-size spare too.

    https://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=917185

    "06-13-2016, 06:36 AM Warning I'm about to rant!!! My wife's bmw x3, we leave for the weekend on a roughly 300 mile trip. Sunday rolls around and we pack up and leave for home, 5 miles down the road and we get a flat. She pulls over and I go to change her tire and notice no spare or Jack equipment. Call roadside assistance they offer to tow me to a dealership so it can be fixed tomorrow. Problem is both me and the wife have to work tomorrow 300 miles away. I use the run flats go back to the hotel and book another night.. First tire shop opens at 7am, can't wait for bmw service to open at 9. So total cost for me because of no spare tire rather than 5 minutes to put on a spare.
    320 dollars for a pirelli non run flat tire which will have to be changed out for a run flat when I get back to town.
    (only tire the right size they had). Went to 3 tire shops.
    180 dollars extra night in hotel room.
    120 dollars 2 meals ordered in for 4 people.
    400 dollars wife's cancelled clients today.
    400 dollars my average 1/2 daily salary I do still have to work today!
    320 tire
    300 hotel and meals
    800 lost wages for myself and wife.
    1420 dollars for a GD flat tire that I should have been able to change and carry on."

    PS Just found this: "Does the 2019 BMW x3 have a spare tire?
    The 2019 BMW X3 does not come with a spare tire because it is equipped with run flat tires."
    2018 Acura TLX 2.4 Tech 4WS (mine), 2018 Honda CR-V EX AWD (wife's)
  • benjaminhbenjaminh Posts: 4,998
    A positive review of the RDX that says that it's c. $6k less than comparably equipped European SUVs of the same size....

    2018 Acura TLX 2.4 Tech 4WS (mine), 2018 Honda CR-V EX AWD (wife's)
  • tjc78tjc78 South JerseyPosts: 10,208
    The X3 guy is a dope. It a run flat, right? they go 50 miles or so, correct? I would have bought a 12V compressor and kept topping it off to get it as close to home as possible.

    Also why on earth would you spend $320 for the wrong tire? At that point may as well lose the wages for the day.. and I find it suspect he lost the wages. I'm sure at a 200K / year job that either you have plenty of vaca time OR you are pretty high up in the food chain that keeping in contact is enough for a few hours.

    IMO that rant is totally unwarranted.

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  • benjaminhbenjaminh Posts: 4,998
    edited March 6
    You can get a compact spare as an option on a BMW X3. If you option up an X3 to around the level of a RDX Tech with SH-AWD it does seem like the msrp is around 10k more than the Acura, although probably the BMW with these options has some stuff the Acura doesn't have. Plus it's a BMW.

    https://www.bmwusa.com/build-your-own.html#/series

    "2020 BMW X3 xDrive30i
    MSRP AS BUILT $54,175
    Base MSRP 2020 X3 xDrive30i$43,950
    Phytonic Blue Metallic $550
    Oyster Vernasca Leather with contrast stitching $1,450
    Driving Assistance Package $500
    Driving Assistance Plus Package $1,700
    Premium Package $5,000
    Harman Kardon surround sound system $875
    Space-saver spare $150
    Destination & Handling $995
    Total Price (MSRP) $55,170"
    2018 Acura TLX 2.4 Tech 4WS (mine), 2018 Honda CR-V EX AWD (wife's)
  • stickguystickguy Posts: 36,939
    It’s valid scenario. Too far to go on a run flat. But he should have just gone to dealer once it turned out the tire shop couldn’t help.

    And a spare is an option on the current X3. Same for the TLX, which is why I have one!

    2019 Acura TLX A-spec 4 cyl. (mine), and 2020 Acura RDX tech SH-AWD (wife's)

  • stickguystickguy Posts: 36,939
    The X3 compArable to a tech RDX stickers for right around 50. That one you did has a bunch of extra stuff like virtual dash, HUD, etc.

    2019 Acura TLX A-spec 4 cyl. (mine), and 2020 Acura RDX tech SH-AWD (wife's)

  • ab348ab348 Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, CanadaPosts: 12,537
    ronsteve said:


    I’m not too impressed with the tire under the chassis arrangement. If you drive where it’s wet or salty the whole thing is rusted by the time you need it.

    That's old school truck based SUV stuff right there. Not what you expect in 2020 from Acura.
    Yep. Reminds me of my brother's former Ranger pickup. Up here in the salt belt they all succumb to rear frame rot if not rustproofed religiously. He had a way of telling which ones he saw on the road were afflicted - if the spare tire was invisible from behind, that meant the assembly had fallen off the frame due to rustout.

    2017 Cadillac ATS Performance Premium 3.6, 1968 Oldsmobile Cutlass S Holiday Coupe

  • ab348ab348 Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, CanadaPosts: 12,537
    tjc78 said:

    The X3 guy is a dope. It a run flat, right? they go 50 miles or so, correct? I would have bought a 12V compressor and kept topping it off to get it as close to home as possible.

    Also why on earth would you spend $320 for the wrong tire? At that point may as well lose the wages for the day.. and I find it suspect he lost the wages. I'm sure at a 200K / year job that either you have plenty of vaca time OR you are pretty high up in the food chain that keeping in contact is enough for a few hours.

    IMO that rant is totally unwarranted.

    Or he could have saved a ton of money by renting a car to get home after having roadside assistance dropping his vehicle at the dealership.

    2017 Cadillac ATS Performance Premium 3.6, 1968 Oldsmobile Cutlass S Holiday Coupe

  • tjc78tjc78 South JerseyPosts: 10,208
    Exactly. There just had to be a better way. I don’t get it!!

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  • 28firefighter28firefighter Seattle, WAPosts: 6,483
    Oh I'd buy that.
    2019 Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited, 2019 BMW i3 REX, 2004 BMW 330i ZHP 6MT
  • qbrozenqbrozen Posts: 27,353
    Hell, could buy a lower-mileage and newer MGM, HD suspension kit, and supercharger kit for less.

    '19 Ioniq plug-in, '08 Charger R/T Daytona; '67 Coronet R/T; '14 Town&Country Limited; '18 BMW X2. 50-car history and counting!

  • 28firefighter28firefighter Seattle, WAPosts: 6,483
    edited March 6
    But then it would not be a Marauder. It would a Fauxrauder.
    2019 Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited, 2019 BMW i3 REX, 2004 BMW 330i ZHP 6MT
  • qbrozenqbrozen Posts: 27,353
    LOL. Nobody cares. Well, alright, a few care, but regardless of what a few people seem to think, it ain't collectible.

    '19 Ioniq plug-in, '08 Charger R/T Daytona; '67 Coronet R/T; '14 Town&Country Limited; '18 BMW X2. 50-car history and counting!

  • nyccarguynyccarguy Stamford, CTPosts: 13,958
    I saw a Dodge Shadow ES on the road this AM. In very good condition. I remember that car being advertised for $8,995 when it 1st came out.

    2001 Prelude Type SH, 2017 Pilot Touring AWD, 2019 Tacoma TRD Sport 4WD

  • graphicguygraphicguy Edmunds Poster EmeritusPosts: 12,112
    Freebie 3 Series (nearly identical to the last BMW I owned).....



    2019 Kia Stinger GT2
  • tjc78tjc78 South JerseyPosts: 10,208
    Would
    qbrozen said:

    LOL. Nobody cares. Well, alright, a few care, but regardless of what a few people seem to think, it ain't collectible.

    Collectible to the right person... maybe.

    Prices on them remain pretty strong, but to your point they haven’t escalated much in the last few years. For the right example I could see 12-15K max. I’ve seen many advertised for $25k. At that point not worth it.

    If you want to build a “performance” Panther you are usually better off starting with a P71 Vic anyway which are a dime a dozen still.

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  • ab348ab348 Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, CanadaPosts: 12,537
    I'd rather have the 50 y-o Marauder that recently sold on BaT for not much more money.

    2017 Cadillac ATS Performance Premium 3.6, 1968 Oldsmobile Cutlass S Holiday Coupe

  • stickguystickguy Posts: 36,939
    depends if you want a classic to take to shows, or a car you can drive pretty much anytime anyplace you want.

    2019 Acura TLX A-spec 4 cyl. (mine), and 2020 Acura RDX tech SH-AWD (wife's)

  • fintailfintail Posts: 50,297
    What a tool. Reminds me of the creative accounting Tesla used to hype the Model S, claiming time spent at a gas station is worth $100/hour.

    I bet he doesn't signal, either. I am also suspicious of anyone who repeatedly types out "dollars".
    benjaminh said:


    https://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=917185

    "06-13-2016, 06:36 AM Warning I'm about to rant!!! My wife's bmw x3, we leave for the weekend on a roughly 300 mile trip. Sunday rolls around and we pack up and leave for home, 5 miles down the road and we get a flat. She pulls over and I go to change her tire and notice no spare or Jack equipment. Call roadside assistance they offer to tow me to a dealership so it can be fixed tomorrow. Problem is both me and the wife have to work tomorrow 300 miles away. I use the run flats go back to the hotel and book another night.. First tire shop opens at 7am, can't wait for bmw service to open at 9. So total cost for me because of no spare tire rather than 5 minutes to put on a spare.
    320 dollars for a pirelli non run flat tire which will have to be changed out for a run flat when I get back to town.
    (only tire the right size they had). Went to 3 tire shops.
    180 dollars extra night in hotel room.
    120 dollars 2 meals ordered in for 4 people.
    400 dollars wife's cancelled clients today.
    400 dollars my average 1/2 daily salary I do still have to work today!
    320 tire
    300 hotel and meals
    800 lost wages for myself and wife.
    1420 dollars for a GD flat tire that I should have been able to change and carry on."

    PS Just found this: "Does the 2019 BMW x3 have a spare tire?
    The 2019 BMW X3 does not come with a spare tire because it is equipped with run flat tires."

  • fintailfintail Posts: 50,297
    Silver is rare, right? Most I have seen are black.

    I think that linked one is maybe a tad expensive, I thought these traded closer to 10K with those miles.
    tjc78 said:

    Would

    qbrozen said:

    LOL. Nobody cares. Well, alright, a few care, but regardless of what a few people seem to think, it ain't collectible.

    Collectible to the right person... maybe.

    Prices on them remain pretty strong, but to your point they haven’t escalated much in the last few years. For the right example I could see 12-15K max. I’ve seen many advertised for $25k. At that point not worth it.

    If you want to build a “performance” Panther you are usually better off starting with a P71 Vic anyway which are a dime a dozen still.
  • tjc78tjc78 South JerseyPosts: 10,208
    Yes the Silver is rare, but not as rare as the Burgundy and blue.

    2017 Buick Enclave / 2019 Volvo S60 T6 Inscription

  • ab348ab348 Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, CanadaPosts: 12,537
    stickguy said:

    depends if you want a classic to take to shows, or a car you can drive pretty much anytime anyplace you want.

    Based on his description, the engine mods have made it not something he likes to drive very often.

    2017 Cadillac ATS Performance Premium 3.6, 1968 Oldsmobile Cutlass S Holiday Coupe

  • fintailfintail Posts: 50,297
    I don't think I've ever seen a blue one, that'd be the one to have. Via the era, I wager black or grey interior.

    Reminds me of the 90s Impala SS, most are black but I have seen burgundy and grey (the latter being a good color for it).
    tjc78 said:

    Yes the Silver is rare, but not as rare as the Burgundy and blue.

  • tjc78tjc78 South JerseyPosts: 10,208
    A blue over grey one is probably less than 100 produced. There were only about 300 or so blue units in 2003

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  • corvettecorvette United StatesPosts: 7,446
    Back and forth with the dealer - Kentucky requires a vehicle inspection on out of state cars and they won't do it unless you have a title or certificate of origin. Dealer "I don't believe we've sold any cars in Kentucky...will a certified copy work?" No... :@
  • fintailfintail Posts: 50,297
    Blue on blue would have been awesome. All these years later so few blue interiors out there, faded away in the 90s.
  • MichaellMichaell ColoradoPosts: 145,960
    fintail said:

    Blue on blue would have been awesome. All these years later so few blue interiors out there, faded away in the 90s.

    The Accord LX the ex and I bought in '92 was dark blue with a light blue cloth interior.

    IIRC, the fabric on the top of the rear seats would wash out after too much exposure to the sun. Was common with the burgundy interior.

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  • fintailfintail Posts: 50,297
    My mom's 93 Taurus was white on blue, kind of a medium-dark blue velour. I joked that the color combo was "government fleet car", but I liked the blue. I know blue could be optioned on S-class through 1999, but I suspect blue faded away with the new century and devotion to black and grey. MB has brought back blue dashboards and trim in a few cars, but IIRC not seating yet at least in normal models.


    Michaell said:



    The Accord LX the ex and I bought in '92 was dark blue with a light blue cloth interior.

    IIRC, the fabric on the top of the rear seats would wash out after too much exposure to the sun. Was common with the burgundy interior.

  • ab348ab348 Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, CanadaPosts: 12,537
    I remember that early-2000s Buick Centurys could be had with a blue interior.

    2017 Cadillac ATS Performance Premium 3.6, 1968 Oldsmobile Cutlass S Holiday Coupe

  • kyfdxkyfdx Posts: 152,420
    corvette said:

    Back and forth with the dealer - Kentucky requires a vehicle inspection on out of state cars and they won't do it unless you have a title or certificate of origin. Dealer "I don't believe we've sold any cars in Kentucky...will a certified copy work?" No... :@

    I thought you were leasing? Isn't TFS taking care of your registration?

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  • tjc78tjc78 South JerseyPosts: 10,208
    My 89 Town Car was blue inside. Looked great with the white exterior.

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  • kyfdxkyfdx Posts: 152,420
    kyfdx said:

    corvette said:

    Back and forth with the dealer - Kentucky requires a vehicle inspection on out of state cars and they won't do it unless you have a title or certificate of origin. Dealer "I don't believe we've sold any cars in Kentucky...will a certified copy work?" No... :@

    I thought you were leasing? Isn't TFS taking care of your registration?
    And, if not, then TFS should still send you all of the paperwork necessary to register the vehicle. They have dozens of leases in KY, daily.

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  • benjaminhbenjaminh Posts: 4,998
    edited March 6
    Facing a stack of almost 50 more student essay exams to grade, I decided instead to figure out if getting an Acura RDX would be worth it to me personally over a CR-V. First, although my wife loves her CR-V, and I like it and have been impressed by the bang-for-the-buck, I have to admit that whenever I'm driving the CR-V I'm usually wishing I was driving my Acura instead. Anyway, first to figure out the difference in msrp....

    RDX SH-AWD Tech msrp with dest: $44,025
    CR-V Touring AWD msrp with dest: $35,870
    difference=8155

    But I'd qualify for the Acura loyalty incentive, which means the difference drops to about $6.5k. And if my rough calculations are right, "leasing to buy" an RDX might cut that down to c.$5k, because the RDX has lease incentives that the CR-V doesn't have.

    Ok, and so now what are various qualities and features of the RDX subjectively worth to me compared to a loaded CRV…

    2.0T (272hp) vs 1.5T (190hp) + 10 speed vs. CVT+ SH-AWD vs. AWD: $3000
    Exterior style of RDX+better paint: $1500
    Better tires, nicer wheels, better brakes, better steering: $1500
    Interior comfort & style, quieter + better/nicer controls and materials: $3000
    Panoramic moonroof: $1000
    ELS sound system: $500
    Longer warranty/better service experience: $500

    And so for me personally the RDX seems like it's about $11k better than a CR-V, and yet costs only c. $5k more. If you figure in higher gas costs and slightly higher insurance costs that changes things over time, but in terms of the enjoyable driving experience day by day it seems worth it. But since my wife loves her CR-V, and we've got a daughter about to start college, it's likely we'll keep the CR-V for several years. Plus it's her car anyway. Ok, back to grading....
    2018 Acura TLX 2.4 Tech 4WS (mine), 2018 Honda CR-V EX AWD (wife's)
  • corvettecorvette United StatesPosts: 7,446
    kyfdx said:

    kyfdx said:

    corvette said:

    Back and forth with the dealer - Kentucky requires a vehicle inspection on out of state cars and they won't do it unless you have a title or certificate of origin. Dealer "I don't believe we've sold any cars in Kentucky...will a certified copy work?" No... :@

    I thought you were leasing? Isn't TFS taking care of your registration?
    And, if not, then TFS should still send you all of the paperwork necessary to register the vehicle. They have dozens of leases in KY, daily.
    US Bank lease. The dealer is taking care of the registration, but so far as I know, I still have to take it to get it inspected. Once that's done, I send the inspection form back to them and they mail in the registration. How did they handle it when you leased the Z4 a few years back?
  • oldfarmer50oldfarmer50 Posts: 14,916

    Oh I'd buy that.

    Even with a supercharger that’s a hefty price. I’d rather start out with a NA 4.6. 4 valve and put mods on myself. You could get that same motor for a lot cheaper.

    https://modesto.craigslist.org/cto/d/stockton-1995-lincoln-mark-viii-30k/7078321075.html

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  • stickguystickguy Posts: 36,939
    Benjamin, if you drive them there is a vastly different experience. You can compare features but that does not tell the whole story.

    I will say though that at least by me, the service experience is not really any different. Other than loaner car availability, which I normally never use anyway. Especially leasing, should only need an occasional oil change and they have 1 hour express service option.

    2019 Acura TLX A-spec 4 cyl. (mine), and 2020 Acura RDX tech SH-AWD (wife's)

  • kyfdxkyfdx Posts: 152,420
    corvette said:

    kyfdx said:

    kyfdx said:

    corvette said:

    Back and forth with the dealer - Kentucky requires a vehicle inspection on out of state cars and they won't do it unless you have a title or certificate of origin. Dealer "I don't believe we've sold any cars in Kentucky...will a certified copy work?" No... :@

    I thought you were leasing? Isn't TFS taking care of your registration?
    And, if not, then TFS should still send you all of the paperwork necessary to register the vehicle. They have dozens of leases in KY, daily.
    US Bank lease. The dealer is taking care of the registration, but so far as I know, I still have to take it to get it inspected. Once that's done, I send the inspection form back to them and they mail in the registration. How did they handle it when you leased the Z4 a few years back?
    With a new car, it generally doesn’t have to be inspected. With the MSO from a dealer, they can do the paperwork without it. (A dealer, leasing bank, or their agent). Our Tacoma was from an Ohio dealer, and the Tacoma never went to the Sheriff for inspection.

    Usually, the dealer or the leasing bank will pay an agent to handle the paperwork. I’d guess they could use you as the agent, if they send you the proper paperwork. I don’t think a new car has to be inspected. All of our new cars have been purchased out of state, and no inspection.

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  • tjc78tjc78 South JerseyPosts: 10,208

    Oh I'd buy that.

    Even with a supercharger that’s a hefty price. I’d rather start out with a NA 4.6. 4 valve and put mods on myself. You could get that same motor for a lot cheaper.

    https://modesto.craigslist.org/cto/d/stockton-1995-lincoln-mark-viii-30k/7078321075.html
    I like the Mark VIII, but come on the Marauder is way cooler.

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  • kyfdxkyfdx Posts: 152,420
    @corvette
    I know this will be hard... but, wait for USBank to contact you. They are the entity that has to apply for the title. I’ll bet it will take care of itself

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  • roadburnerroadburner Posts: 13,077
    I’d take an Impala SS or a Mark VII LSC over a Marauder.

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  • corvettecorvette United StatesPosts: 7,446
    edited March 6
    kyfdx said:

    corvette said:

    kyfdx said:

    kyfdx said:

    corvette said:

    Back and forth with the dealer - Kentucky requires a vehicle inspection on out of state cars and they won't do it unless you have a title or certificate of origin. Dealer "I don't believe we've sold any cars in Kentucky...will a certified copy work?" No... :@

    I thought you were leasing? Isn't TFS taking care of your registration?
    And, if not, then TFS should still send you all of the paperwork necessary to register the vehicle. They have dozens of leases in KY, daily.
    US Bank lease. The dealer is taking care of the registration, but so far as I know, I still have to take it to get it inspected. Once that's done, I send the inspection form back to them and they mail in the registration. How did they handle it when you leased the Z4 a few years back?
    With a new car, it generally doesn’t have to be inspected. With the MSO from a dealer, they can do the paperwork without it. (A dealer, leasing bank, or their agent). Our Tacoma was from an Ohio dealer, and the Tacoma never went to the Sheriff for inspection.

    Usually, the dealer or the leasing bank will pay an agent to handle the paperwork. I’d guess they could use you as the agent, if they send you the proper paperwork. I don’t think a new car has to be inspected. All of our new cars have been purchased out of state, and no inspection.
    The dealer is the one who texted me and said I needed to go have the truck inspected. Their title clerk is supposed to be dealing with the issue with them not providing the MCO.

    Passport BMW hired an agent when I bought the new 3-series, the agent was similarly clueless, and my temp tags expired before they got the necessary paperwork.
  • oldfarmer50oldfarmer50 Posts: 14,916
    edited March 6
    tjc78 said:

    Oh I'd buy that.

    Even with a supercharger that’s a hefty price. I’d rather start out with a NA 4.6. 4 valve and put mods on myself. You could get that same motor for a lot cheaper.

    https://modesto.craigslist.org/cto/d/stockton-1995-lincoln-mark-viii-30k/7078321075.html
    I like the Mark VIII, but come on the Marauder is way cooler.
    I’ll have to take your word for that. My interest in the GM was from a point of view of cheap luxury. Was the Marauder really that much of a performance car?

    I would still like a low milage GM but the newest ones are ten years old and few have the low mileage that I covet.

    This one might do. Doesn’t have the 4 valve but I wouldn’t own it for drag racing.

    https://orlando.craigslist.org/ctd/d/orlando-2008-mercury-grand-marquis-ls/7084739139.html

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  • ab348ab348 Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, CanadaPosts: 12,537
    tjc78 said:

    Oh I'd buy that.

    Even with a supercharger that’s a hefty price. I’d rather start out with a NA 4.6. 4 valve and put mods on myself. You could get that same motor for a lot cheaper.

    https://modesto.craigslist.org/cto/d/stockton-1995-lincoln-mark-viii-30k/7078321075.html
    I like the Mark VIII, but come on the Marauder is way cooler.
    Those Marauders never did a thing for me.

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