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Old 01-06-2010, 03:48 PM
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2006 BMW M5. Comfortable in traffic, awesome fuel economy to boot.

I'll give you a terriffic deal on mine
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04 BMW 330ci 330 Coupe

Something like that. Easy to drive, comfy as hell, reliable, good mpg, looks good and feels torquey and fun to drive. Really good cruiser.
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Boring? Check.

Automatic? Check.

Under $20k? Check.







"Have you driven a Ford lately?"

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OK I bought this car:


http://www.cars.com/go/search/emailT...paId=330058012

'04 Subie Forester XT automatic 100K miles

$11,000 out the door AKA $10,100 before MD tax and tags. 100K miles but single owner, engine and tranny felt good, decent inside and out, full service history.


Huzzah!
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Good choice!
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Good job, you're now a lesbian.
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Good job, you're now a lesbian.
And a ***?

Thanks for ur help guys
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great choice. You have now joined the ranks of people like me that are bicurious and own a *** car AND a dyke mobile.

Enjoy your subbie. BTW Modded foresters are great .
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Originally Posted by 240_to_miata View Post
great choice. You have now joined the ranks of people like me that are bicurious and own a *** car AND a dyke mobile.

Enjoy your subbie. BTW Modded foresters are great .


Plans are to keep it emissions compliant- obd2, idle sniff. Install a 3" quiet exhaust, cobb accessport, lower it cheaply, tint the ******, install some cop push bars

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When I'm not in the miata. I'm tearing up the mean streets of Huntsville in a Toyota echo. That's right, the chariot of fire. Big pimpin right here:



This is not mine. This is a clean representation of mine. There is only one chariot of fire!
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Annapolis Suby is good people. You can buy an Accessport from them if you don't go used, and they're mod friendly. They also give the best deals on OEM parts and are a sponsor over at NASIOC.

Good choice aside from it being black.

MD doesn't idle sniff OBDII cars. At least not at the Glen Burnie/Ordnance Rd station.

Plug in and go. I've never even had them look for a cat.

Pick up a used STI suspension and your best bet for a quiet exhaust is the Cobb, but I haven't been in the FXT game in a while.

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Good choice, I'd love to get a nice FXT. I know you don't want to mod the car much, but all of the sti hardware (turbo, up-pipe, intercooler, ecu, etc.) are all OEM direct bolt-on upgrades. There's a good forester owners forum too (can't remember the web address).

Congrats, and enjoy.
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Originally Posted by fmowry View Post
Annapolis Suby is good people. You can buy an Accessport from them if you don't go used, and they're mod friendly. They also give the best deals on OEM parts and are a sponsor over at NASIOC.

Good choice aside from it being black.

MD doesn't idle sniff OBDII cars. At least not at the Glen Burnie/Ordnance Rd station.

Plug in and go. I've never even had them look for a cat.

Pick up a used STI suspension and your best bet for a quiet exhaust is the Cobb, but I haven't been in the FXT game in a while.

Frank
When I went to try to get an exemption for my Miata (too low) at the Columbia station, they gave me a 1.5 year waiver because they were ripping all the rollers out of the station. They said that they were just doing idle sniffs and obd2 scans starting a year from now. Maybe the idle sniff is for just for non obd2 cars.
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I believe it is. I've done many cars in the last 2 years. All OBD2, no sniffing.
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A day one update--- well the car works very nicely at what I bought it for- driving in shitty traffic on shitty roads. Very nice car and very powerful. Turbos FTW!
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Wanting to buy one over here in Japan, but the previous generation.
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What's the mt.net forester/suabaru equivalent?
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Edit: never mind... teach me to read to the end of the thread first. Enjoy the Subie...

Originally Posted by neogenesis2004 View Post
If it were me, I'd get like a 98 Toyota Tercel. They are a little ugly, but they are dirt cheap, cheap to fix (if you ever have to), dead reliable, cheap to insure. They get 30mpg and will drive for 300k with oil changes.
+1... Other than buttwarmers it has everything a commuter needs. Wife has a '97 with 143k on it, runs everytime the key is turned, large trunk, handles decently for an appliance.
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Originally Posted by faeflora View Post
What's the mt.net forester/suabaru equivalent?
subaruforester.org
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