johnmpc94
johnmpc94
6/6/19
4:13 PM
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This is exactly what I did - moved from Analyst to Client-Management, and wanted a nice, professional-looking vehicle that could fit 5-6 adults, but that didn’t guzzle gas during my 95% city daily commute. Bought a 2019 Highlander Hybrid Limited-Platinum: averages 24mpg thus far, with AWD; has enough space in the 3rd Read more

10/25/16
4:56 PM
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I would highly suggest one. Mine is a 2012 Regal GS with the 6-spd manual. I regularly exceed the EPA ratings for both city and highway fuel economy, and I don’t exactly hyper-mile it. Buick Intellilink is a really good infotainment system, the heated seats are a Godsend with how hot they get, and the traction control Read more

10/25/16
1:09 PM
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I’m 22 and own a 2012 Regal GS Manual. It looks great, it drives great, it’s been reliable for the 12k miles I’ve owned it. I get so many people honestly look at it and go “That’s a Buick?”

6/27/16
4:28 PM
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Thanks! There’s actually way more to write about (the styling, the sound - both the exhaust and the Harman/Kardon 9-Speaker, the interior space, the interior quality, etc...) just off the top of my head. I ended up buying mine after test driving a different (non-CPO, non-CarFax-offered, previously-wrecked) one while I

12/2/15
1:20 PM
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I see your Ironman VehiCROSS and raise you the Ironman Package Ford Explorer:

9/28/15
7:50 PM
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The city in which I’m currently attending university, Conway, AR, has seen an uptick in two-wheeled transportation. Unfortunately, it’s been 49cc scooters that can manage a mind-bending speed of 35mph and can only do so after a minute or so of vicious throttle application. These work, and are abundant, at our Read more

9/16/15
2:02 PM
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Overall, I prefer the current line of JVC products - it’s what I use in my NA Miata. Sony’s XPLOD used to be great (my dad’s ‘96 Ram has a 10-15yr old XPLOD CD player hooked up to the factory Infinity audio), but the quality has definitely gone down. Pioneer units are infuriating to use.

8/6/15
1:20 PM
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In my experience, the Eldorado interior colors are split about 75% cream, 25% black. I did see one in our local PNP that had black. As for that fender and door? We had to drive 9 hours round-trip to get those. There were 2 Crystal Red Tintcoat Eldos in the country according to row52, the other being about 1500 miles Read more

8/6/15
1:04 PM
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I couldn’t agree more on the Seville. The only thing keeping me from wanting an STS is the Euro-style rear-end they stuck on it. My roommate prefers the chrome-look, I prefer the monotone, at least in this color. Were it black, however, I would take the chrome. With Crystal Red Tintcoat, I just look at the door panel Read more

8/6/15
1:01 PM
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My sentiments exactly. After we sold this one I started browsing AutoTrader for one in slightly better shape, just as a road-trip vehicle. The Collectors Series cars still go for over $10k, but the average one runs about $4k. It’s similarly priced to a number of older things like the W140-series S-Class and E38 Read more

8/6/15
12:52 PM
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I’ve never had the chance to experience the LD8, but I honestly figure it would be the better engine overall. I’ve seen the power and torque curves on both and not only does the LD8 pull better through the range, but I figure the L37’s 25bhp bump isn’t worth the extra trouble. And the LD8s got a lower axle, 3.11, so I Read more

8/6/15
11:13 AM
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Crystal Red Tintcoat. It was originally a $650 option (the only other cost-option paint was Pearl White Tri-coat) and was the bane of my existence. Don’t get me wrong, I love the way it looks. What I don’t love is that you can only get touch-up paint in the small pen/brush bottles, thanks to the fact that it’s a Read more

7/30/15
2:29 PM
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Black gloss exterior: Check
Black leather interior: Check
Sunroof: Check
460ci V8 (that’s underpowered but the best you can do): Check
No discernible dents/scratches: Check Read more

7/28/15
2:44 PM
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I don’t know about other vehicles, but the SUVs had the code on a sticker on the remote keyless entry module. This module is located (at the very least in the Explorers) in the jack storage area. Flashlight and 5 minutes and you get the code.

7/28/15
2:39 PM
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It is, by all accounts, completely useful. I’ve had friends and family with other vehicles comment that they wish all vehicles had the keypad like my Mountaineer does. When a couple of friends and I were carpooling to University our first year, it saved unbelievable amounts of trouble - give them the personal code Read more

7/28/15
2:32 PM
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Yeah, you swapped the trunk and all-open buttons. But otherwise, spot-on. I always loved this feature, and I have it on my Mountaineer. I just kinda wish it worked with the hatch...(it only pops sedan/coupe trunks, not SUV hatches...)

7/22/15
3:11 PM
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I can’t tell exactly what Ford you’re attempting to jack up, but my ‘99 Mountaineer has the same bottle jack. The jack points on it are on the bottom of the sway bar for the front axle, and for the back I usually jack directly under the leafsprings. Jack point looks kinda like this on the front - it’s the weird