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Old 09-11-2009, 04:16 PM   #31 (permalink)
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If you are using a truck once a week to its' full potential then I see no reason to change it up. Sounds like you are efficiently using your vehicle which is what matters. If there's extra money in the bank I'd recommend buying a plane.

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Old 09-12-2009, 04:50 PM   #32 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Christ View Post
If you can manage even to make payments on a car, you'll usually cover the payments with the fuel savings, plus what you'll save taking that truck off the insurance until you need it.

Most times, you have to spend money you don't have to save it in the long run... timing is key, though.
yeah and my truck isnt all that big, plus I got the smallest engine offered.

Timing is critical. Been wanting a motorcycle for 2 years. This summer I got a free one, AND it RUNS! needs work but should be road worthy by spring. hoping for 70 mpg its a 74 honda CB360.
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Old 09-12-2009, 08:50 PM   #33 (permalink)
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Wow, I wish I had a much smaller car. Usually it's only me. Although with upgrades to my road bike and attitude I'm doing a lot more biking lately, while the car sits.

Although it does get used a few times a year to transport stuff, usually loaded down heavily. But my fiancee's little Honda can fit bulkier things, and gets city mileage about what mine gets highway.
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Old 09-12-2009, 09:10 PM   #34 (permalink)
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Two of my friends use their trucks in the following manner:
1. 4 horse trailer towed every weekend
2. 25 or so foot lawn mower trailer used daily

That's why they need big trucks.

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