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Post by volvolugnut » Sat Apr 04, 2020 3:53 pm

I think the Yugo was not so much ugly as just very poor quality. It was designed and built to a very low price point. Had a coworker with an inlaw who had a couple Yugos. He swapped parts to keep one running.
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Post by RickHaleParker » Sat Apr 04, 2020 3:59 pm

volvolugnut wrote:
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It was designed and built to a very low price point.
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Post by volvolugnut » Mon May 18, 2020 7:19 pm

Questions for you car nuts:
1. How many cars have you owned since the first car?
2. How many do you own now? Separate the number in driving and non driving if applicable.

My answers:
1. I need a calculator.
2. 2 ready to drive. 4 others tagged. 22 others.
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Post by matthew1 » Tue May 19, 2020 10:00 am

You have 28 cars! Wow!

1. about 15-20
2. 1
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Post by volvolugnut » Tue May 19, 2020 11:11 am

matthew1 wrote:
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You have 28 cars! Wow!
That's the nut in volvolugnut.
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Post by BlackBart » Mon Jun 08, 2020 2:31 pm

^^ I'll say!

My answers are:

1. 16
2. 5 (includes a childs car still in my name, and an old sports car on jacks)


We would enjoy seeing the 22 "other."
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Post by volvolugnut » Tue Jun 09, 2020 9:02 am

volvolugnut wrote:
Mon May 18, 2020 7:19 pm
Questions for you car nuts:
1. How many cars have you owned since the first car?
2. How many do you own now? Separate the number in driving and non driving if applicable.

My answers:
1. I need a calculator.
2. 2 ready to drive. 4 others tagged. 22 others.
Update:
1. How many cars have you owned since the first car?
2. How many do you own now? Separate the number in driving and non driving if applicable.
4 ready to drive (I have been busy).
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Post by matthew1 » Wed Jun 10, 2020 11:35 am

My neighbor and his beauty MB 500 SEC just now
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I don't know much about these. V8, I know that. He said it's won several best in show awards at various car shows, and that he's had it for 31 years.

It's a stunning car in person.
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Post by volvolugnut » Wed Jun 10, 2020 6:17 pm

matthew1 wrote:
Wed Jun 10, 2020 11:35 am
My neighbor and his beauty MB 500 SEC just now.

I don't know much about these. V8, I know that. He said it's won several best in show awards at various car shows, and that he's had it for 31 years.

It's a stunning car in person.
I considered buying a MB 500 SEC once. It may have been the 560 SEC. I actually pulled a trailer across two states to look at it. It was the top of the MB line for a coupe. 500 is a 5 liter V8. The 560 is 5.6 Liter V8. Big for a Mercedes, quiet, smooth, and moderately powerful. The example I looked at was not well maintained and priced too high. My other car brand in the fleet is MB.
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Post by abscate » Fri Jun 12, 2020 3:47 am

matthew1 wrote:
Wed Jun 10, 2020 11:35 am
My neighbor and his beauty MB 500 SEC just nowIMG_2511.jpgIMG_2513.jpgIMG_2514.jpgIMG_2515.jpgIMG_2516.jpg.

I don't know much about these. V8, I know that. He said it's won several best in show awards at various car shows, and that he's had it for 31 years.

It's a stunning car in person.

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