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Old 01-17-2008, 10:44 PM   #15 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by RH77 View Post
Sorry as well, I wasn't trying to be defensive -- just personally justifying (mosty to myself) that it's OK not to run out buy that new Civic.
No worries, that's something I can *completely* understand

Originally Posted by RH77 View Post
Regarding your question, I know of someone who had a late-model Civic 5-speed Coupe, and became frustrated with the mileage on it and got a Mazda 3. I think he mostly focused on technique, tho.
I dunno, i've found that with buying a car new (or over $10k) I'm less likely to want to do the kind of ecomodder things that I'd be more likely to do to a used sub-$10k car.
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