Should I buy a GTO?

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  1. Vineyard311

    Vineyard311 Wanna Race?

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    I drove one last week and I fell in love :hsd: I'm looking at getting a used one in the low $20k's. I Just got my first job out of college, I'll be starting in mid-May making $47k with a $3k signing bonus. I have no student loans, but Ill have to finance most of it. Smart move?
     
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    Sure. They're nice.
     
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    BLoG Scented Meat

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    Is it a smart move to buy a car that exceeds your basic needs for transportation? Never.

    But that's faggot logic anyway.
     
  5. Harry Caray

    Harry Caray Fine purveyor of x.264, h.264 & TS HD-Video !!! HD

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  6. bokhan

    bokhan i love you

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    yup.
     
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    buy a real car
     
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    Pvt. Joker RIP Cindy OT Supporter

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    best purchase i've ever made. this is the first car out of maybe 8 in my life that i will have until it dies
     
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    Pvt. Joker RIP Cindy OT Supporter

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    says the man with BMW in his user text :rofl:
     
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    killaGTP Holden poser Moderator

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    what part of "Made in Australia" do you not understand?
     
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    sounds like a good idea
     
  12. Vineyard311

    Vineyard311 Wanna Race?

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    no shit, import FTW
     
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    I'll stick with imports.
     
  14. BlaXicaN

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    Have you moved out yet?
     
  15. RandomDead

    RandomDead Have your pets spayed or neutered

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    So you're getting a GTO also? :hsugh:
     
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    Sieg ★★Major League Door Kicker★★

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  18. Vineyard311

    Vineyard311 Wanna Race?

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    Ive got a place lined up, im subleasing my apt at school and my company is paying all of my moving expenses.
     
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    Ummm... that is NOT...

    try again

    EDIT: only the Holden Commodor is.... and Aussy's have the HIGHEST alcholism rate in the ENTIRE WORLD !!!!

    Do you want a bunch of DRUNKS putting together your car ??? :rofl:
     
  20. montess

    montess How bout 5 across dem lips

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    you have my vote
     
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    :dunno: why not??
     
  22. BlaXicaN

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    I just finished college and bought a new TL, came out to ~35k. And I make pretty much the exact same you are making. My advise would be pay off all debt, if you have any except the car, before you move out. So you just have the car and new home to pay for. Almost done paying my CCs off here.
     
  23. neonwheels

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    Charger > GTO
     
  24. Vineyard311

    Vineyard311 Wanna Race?

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    Whats the lowest you guys have seen New 2006 GTO's selling for? I got a quote on one for $25.5k. It might almost be worth spending a little bit extra for the factory warrenty.
     
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    Vineyard311 Wanna Race?

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    The only debt I have is a $3k student loan that I have money to pay off on right now, and a CC that I pay off everymonth. The dealership was offering no payments for 90 days and I almost bought it.
     

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