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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 09-04-03, 04:05 PM Thread Starter
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ok here goes

due to the misses and i going the big split (breaking up) the two cars i have... ones gotta go, now i either can give her the ef fairmont ghia and keep the xy ute and put power steering and air con on so i can use it as a daily driver, but basically i need a car for trips and weekend activities cause i ride a motor bike to work.

second option is to sell the ute that ive just bought keep the fairmont ghia and use the money to buy her a small car to runabout.

any opinions would be helpful.


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Re: advice needed here

**** sorry to hear.

If u are after a everyday car, and trips, id think keep the fairmont. It should be more reliable, and comfortable than the xy.

But if u love the xy, and its reliable, maybe sell the Fairmont, buy here a runabout, and spent some on your car to get it where u will be happy with it.

I personally have never driven, or been in, a xy so im assuming a few things here.

Thats just my opinion


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Re: advice needed here

Sorry to hear of the breakup.

I'd keep the ute. Do you need A/C and power steering straight away?

The ute may be more expensive to run, but you are not driving it every day if you have a bike to ride to work. On trips and weekends, I reackon the ute would be the better option.

I drive my '67 mustang everyday without air/power steering, and do so by choice. Go the XY!

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post #4 of 8 (permalink) Old 09-04-03, 10:49 PM
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If the XY is in good nick you'll have to look hard to find another one...
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not really any help , but put the bike in the back of the ute , put the ute on the trailer put the ef in front of tralier and move out give her the house and tell her to leave me toys alone,,,,

yes iam a bastard but it takes to too tango,,

There must still be a chance in the relationship if your willing to go and do all this ,, more beer.
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sell both cars to me for $1, i will look after them untill all the sh*t is out of the way, then you can buy them back from me for $ does that sound?

seriously, that sucks mate - do you mean 'missus' as in wife or just girlfriend?

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go the xy for sure :) not that im biased
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Got the XY. And don't know if sorry is the right word for a couple breaking up - wouldn't it mostly be relief (from the fights etc)? Anyway, if you feel that you are losing something worthwhile, then Sorry to hear about it. If you are feeling relief that it's over, then congrats!


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