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post #21 of 23 (permalink) Old 07-16-2007, 12:25 PM
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post #22 of 23 (permalink) Old 07-17-2007, 01:05 PM
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My 00' E430 4 matic represents about 1/4 of my annual income. The cobra, at current value, is probably about 1/5th. I will be 24 in september.
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post #23 of 23 (permalink) Old 07-17-2007, 03:57 PM
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My used 2003 Maxima was about 1/5th my yearly income. I traded in my paid off 91 Pathfinder straight across for my 1980 450slc about 12 years ago. Now that I have brought my 450slc back to dependable status I am selling my Maxima and going back to my 450slc as a daily driver. I can pay for two months of gas for the Mercedes with one month of insurance payments on the Maxima.

I would love to aquire an older Mercedes sedan as I am famuliar with the mechanicals. I love the performance of my 450slc petrol engine with a modern fuel injection system but the ruggedness and gas mileage of a diesel has a lot of apeal.

I am just about 40 y/o. I own a 1850 sq/ft house on 5 acres. My parents to this day still don't believe in car payments.

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