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Old 09-17-2016, 04:21 AM   #51
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Each one has it's good and bad points, it is hard to find a universal mode of transportation these days that may meet all of your needs, unlike the horse or mule teams in the old west.
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Old 09-17-2016, 08:36 AM   #52
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I think that trucks are all pretty much the same, just different shapes these days. I also think some people are maybe a little fanatical about certain brands and would love them even if they found them on the road dead .
A long time ago I quit buying vehicles by brand instead I would buy the vehicle best designed and suited for the job I needed it to do, part of this process also included researching the reliably of the vehicle. Every vehicle I bought did what I expected/required it to do, some I just kept longer, they were the good ones.
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Old 09-17-2016, 12:12 PM   #53
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If I ever buy a vehicle with phony engine sounds (and they are quite common now) I think I'll make disabling that a condition of the purchase. It's like those wheels with phony bolt heads around the rim, or a "turbo" badge on a car without a turbocharger.
However my wife's 2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid has the phony engine noise because it warns other pedestrians there is a car nearby. Without it you can't hear the thing coming. Perhaps if it sounded like an Irish cop?
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