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View Poll Results: Would you sell your car/truck/suv for a more fuel efficient vehicle?
Yes 6 18.18%
No 10 30.30%
I already drive a fuel effecient vehicle 17 51.52%
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Old 09-25-2008, 03:22 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Hey, I've already got an Insight. Means I can't even think about selling until they start selling the Aptera outside California :-)

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Old 09-25-2008, 03:25 PM   #12 (permalink)
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I plan on driving my car until a cylinder kills a passing bird or the transmission falls out; whichever comes first.
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Hey Everyone, I don't know if this is the right category to post this in, but I'm curious to know how many people are thinking of selling their cars/trucks/suv's to buy a more fuel efficient vehicle?
There's nothing in the market that will do better than what I've had for over 20 years.The newer cars do have less emissions in a given context,however Carbon Dioxide is something I give great priority to,and I'm doing pretty good on that one.I moved away from the "big-city" in 1983 to get away from gridlock,so the benefits of a hybrid don't impact me a much as urban dwellers.I'm afraid I'll be building my own vehicles from here on out,and home PV- charged electric is where I'll end up.
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Old 09-25-2008, 07:13 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Hello -

I feel like a post-modern Corvair owner when it comes to my Saturn S-Series. I'm happy with the "Devil I Know", so I voted that I already have one.

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Old 09-25-2008, 08:17 PM   #15 (permalink)
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I feel like a post-modern Corvair owner when it comes to my Saturn S-Series. I'm happy with the "Devil I Know", so I voted that I already have one.

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I've got a SC1 coupe. I think it's a great car. Bought new for my (now adult) kids in 97, after 130,000 miles has come back to me.
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I've got a SC1 coupe. I think it's a great car. Bought new for my (now adult) kids in 97, after 130,000 miles has come back to me.
If you haven't gone there already, you gotta go to saturnfans.com . They have certified Saturn mechanic members that can keep your SC1 running forever. There's a fellow named richpin06 that has made over 60 YouTube videos of Saturn repairs. And cheapybob was the one that gave me MPG fever.

The 1997 SC2 was my first Saturn. I bought it *because* it got 27/37 MPG in old EPA MPG ratings and had sporty looks. I remember thinking about getting the SC1 at 28/40 MPG, but I thought that giving up 1 MPG City was ok (didn't commute back then).

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Old 09-26-2008, 10:41 AM   #17 (permalink)
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I'm like Doofus, I keep them until the frequency+costs of repair start to piss me off. My next new (or ALMOST new) vehicle will be fuel efficient. I expect to buy something in 2010 or 2011 and I'm excited by the possibilites of my choices.

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