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Old 01-26-2012, 05:18 PM
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Mein Auto: E91, Volvo, Porsche
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Originally Posted by blueguydotcom View Post

On paper I could buy a car outright but then in a year or two when I'm sick of it I'll take a bath on the taxes and resale value.
If I did not change things in a car to more closely fit my personal tastes, preferences and needs I would probably get tired of it after a couple of years, too. How often do I want to do it over again? Not every couple of years! Kinda like breaking in a new pair of jeans -- once they're comfortable, they stay comfortable for a while.

Buying cars outright also keeps me from being too spendy on too many cars too often!
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