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Old 06-27-2019, 09:32 PM   #16 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Shaneajanderson View Post
Wouldn't it be worthwhile to buy a 4 banger junk wagon for commuting? I mean I paid 350 for my metro, about $50 to register it, and $95 for CV shafts, and I've already saved over that in fuel in the couple months I've been driving it.
No, insurance and registration on a 3rd vehicle costs more than the gas my monster Suburban uses. I also need to get to work in all Montana winters have to deal, I had a Subaru as a 3rd car but realized I wasn't saving anything. There are no reliable awds less than about $2500, and they don't save much gas anyway (my Suburban was only $3800). I don't have a long commute but will be one of "those guys" driving alone in the guzzler next to you every morning.
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