What percentage of your pay, do you spend on your car? - Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars
Ford Forum Ford Forum

» Auto Insurance
» Featured Product
ยป Wheel & Tire Center

Go Back   Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > Ford Cars and PAG Vehicles > Australian Ford's Discussion > Australian Falcons
Register Home Forum Active Topics Photo Gallery Auto Loans Garage Mark Forums Read Auto Escrow

Australian Falcons Discuss the australian born and bred models here. Includes the 80's 90's and present day Falcons offered by Ford Oz.

FordForums.com is the premier Ford Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 05-01-2002, 22:11   #1 (permalink)
antigravity
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
What percentage of your pay, do you spend on your car?

Been around here alot lately, basically cuz my car is falling apart, well not really, but too many problems for my liking!

Neway, instead of asking how much people earn, and how much they spend on their cars, I wanted to know, out of curiosity, what percentage of your income do u spend on your beloved EA? Not including petrol..

My g/f cracks the shits because I'm always out buying shit for the car, or getting really excited when I see a autobarn pamphlet in the letterbox, just as a prison inmate would to a brand new porno..

Neway.
Thanks, Dave..

BTW, i'd say for me prolly, let me see.... around a quarter of my pay goes into the money machine..
  Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 05-01-2002, 22:52   #2 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Join Date: May 2002
Posts: 427
i dont have an EA, but i spend around 90% on my car.
jamesk is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-01-2002, 22:59   #3 (permalink)
sikmick
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
I would really love to spend everything i'm earning on the car, but it isn't possible..especially when you have mobile bills and petrol like you say.

I would spend at the moment only around a quater to a third much to my dissapointment...

Michael
  Reply With Quote
Old 05-01-2002, 23:45   #4 (permalink)
4WD Jockey
 
LoverBoy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2002
Location: Katanning, WA.
Age: 28
Posts: 1,391
jamesk

WTF? 90%? that's a joke right?
u must have a sweet ride if that's tru!
LoverBoy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-2002, 00:05   #5 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Join Date: May 2002
Posts: 427
Re: jamesk

i wish.
i dont get paid much money so 90% isnt a big deal
jamesk is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-2002, 02:01   #6 (permalink)
4WD Jockey
 
LoverBoy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2002
Location: Katanning, WA.
Age: 28
Posts: 1,391
ok

ohhh ok
LoverBoy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-2002, 10:51   #7 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Kenaz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: Melbourne
Age: 32
Posts: 2,061
Re: ok

For me it varies quite a bit. Sometimes I have gone months without spending a cent except for petrol. I don't have an allowance for the car. It's as simple as me saying "gee I want that for my car" and if the money is there I just buy it. Then I worry about stuff like mobile bills later.

My car is nothing special, so maybe I should spend a little bit more on it...

Ash
Kenaz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-2002, 11:16   #8 (permalink)
The Goodz
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Re: ok

I'm a bit like Kenaz, if there is something I want, I buy it, if I can that is. But there was a time when every week I would spend at least 50 to 100% of my pay on it. Funny though, the LTD is still nothing special?! It's got a decent system, decent lighting and that's about it. I don't know what else there is, I guess its mostly small items that nobody really notices. Ahh well...

Alex
  Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-2002, 11:55   #9 (permalink)
phreeky
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
lots

unfortunately, lately i've been spending about 80% on the EA.

that's on wear and tear items tho. any remaining money goes to fuel.

normally, i spend basically nothing on the car other than fuel. work is being a prick to me giving me no hours, and i've had uni expenses popping up too.
  Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-2002, 15:35   #10 (permalink)
ex ea driver
 
Join Date: May 2002
Location: Bendigo
Age: 30
Posts: 596
Re: lots

I'd say atm i woud spend80% on the car and the other 20% on fuel... one day it will b a sweet ride, but not for a ****in long time.
CATman is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > Ford Cars and PAG Vehicles > Australian Ford's Discussion > Australian Falcons



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
S.E.Asia:Ford to spend $50 million to expand Philippine plant Stacy94PGT Ford Worldwide News 0 10-14-2003 06:51
S.E.Asia:Ford and Mazda to spend $500 million to expand Thai plant Stacy94PGT Ford Worldwide News 0 10-13-2003 08:41
Britons spend more on cars than houses--report Stacy94PGT Ford Worldwide News 0 01-22-2003 17:30
Big spenders spend a little time in Sydney HSE2 Ford Worldwide News 0 03-10-2002 17:53
Laminges new car HSE2 The Pub 18 07-02-2001 04:33

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 02:58.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0
Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.