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Old 02-03-2015, 09:59 PM   #15 (permalink)
Xist
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Chorizo - '00 Honda Civic HX, baby! :D
90 day: 35.35 mpg (US)

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I actually enjoy fixing things, I just wish that I could afford it better! According to Blue Book, the value of my Civic was below $2,000 and I paid twenty-seven hundred. Over a thousand more is difficult to accept, but that had a great deal of work done to it. The dealership showed me a list of parts that they replaced on my Forester before I purchased it. Then my battery died and hoses and tires started rotting.

I still regret not having a full inspection done before purchasing my first car almost fifteen years ago. The cars that I had inspected did pretty well. I do not know what to think about Bacon, I remember specifically looking at the tires before purchasing, but one year later they started failing from dry rot.

How much less would you pay for insurance? Honestly, I think that is the most important detail. You really should be able to trust the Civic's engine, but there are plenty of other components, like the transmission, that are not necessarily worth fixing or replacing.

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