Re: Lack of respect for older cars...
I must agree with all of the above.
As a driver of a now nearly 10 year old ED XR6, i see it all to often, drivers of newerAU/BA xr's look down their nose's at you as if to say, "get your old piece of crap out of my way", alot of the people driving these are just in it for the Name, and so the can say "i drive an XR_ , S_, HSV_, etc.
The funny thingis if it wasnt for the successof the older models(i use the XR6 as my example) their particular model probably would nt even be around today.
I am not sying its all of the drivers of the newer cars.
I get heaps of looks/smiles/points, still about my car, and i have even had alot of drivers of newer XR's give me the thumbs up, which i think is a bit of a complement.
the same goes for other makes, i respect all cars, yes there is alot of crappy old and new cars out their and nothing pee's me off more than people that drive any car and dont look after it, the newer the car the worse it get.
how many of us have seen the brand new $180,000odd, BMW with the lazy driver who doesnt have enough respect for his car to clean the now Black-with-brake-dust, alloy rims.
Yes i know i may have gone a little off track, but it all comes under the same heading, RESPECT.
Thats my two cents