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Old 08-06-2005, 12:28 AM   #1
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Where do you park your 30k car?

I live in nyc and the stories you hear about here is true, it's like hell here. I'm hesitant in getting a car that'll cost more than 20k, because I don't know where to park it when i'm not in my home. Some of you might say, "Oh go pay and park it at a parking lot". That is good idea on the short run, but if I got to keep on doing that everytime I go get some grocery, then it becomes an economic problem. I can't help thinking that the parts in my car will get jacked when is unattended. So what do you do with your cars?
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Old 08-06-2005, 12:30 AM   #2
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Move out of "the city" after your job transfer.
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Old 08-06-2005, 02:21 AM   #3
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My theories are simple. If your gonna spend some money on a car, you might as well spend a little more money on a car you love. I bought a really nice Camaro, and people (mostly my dad) always tell me to take another car when I am going to the mall or grocery store. I paid 20K for the car, and 4K a year for insurance (18 y/o kid). I didn't pay all that $ to look at it in my driveway. I drive it everywhere, park it anywhere, and pray that nobody keys it or steals it. Whatever happens happens though, and if it's anything major my insurance will cover it.
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Old 08-06-2005, 06:49 AM   #4
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Alarm systems seem like a good idea.
Dude, chill out.
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Old 08-06-2005, 11:18 AM   #5
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i used to live in upper west manhattan, and my uncle has lived there his whole life, and he constantly tells me, youve got ot be an idiot to have a car in NYC.

why have a car when thers the metro and everything, its a waste of money dood with a car, specially a nice one. tahts just what my uncle says but i agree with him, youd save more money and get there quicker to just use the metro or walk?
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