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Old 08-10-2008, 11:40 AM   #8 (permalink)
Big Dave
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The Red Baron - '00 Ford F-350 XLT
90 day: 27.99 mpg (US)

Impala Phase Zero - '96 Chevrolet Impala SS
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If one runs an economic comparison, the most economic course of action is to do nothing and just take their beating. The depreciation is so high on these things now that they will lose $12,000 to $16,000 in trade-in and then have a payment on a premium car. It would never pay off and they have a vehicle they didn't want in the first place.

Doing nothing simply eats you up on fuel.

An $8,000 dollar projrct will take 80,000 miles to pay off. It offers a way out for a high-mileage driver, and a middle course.

I do wish somebody at SEMA would get interested.
2000 Ford F-350 SC 4x2 6 Speed Manual
4" Slam
3.08:1 gears and Gear Vendor Overdrive
Rubber Conveyor Belt Air Dam
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