Re: No Weeping For The Ghosts Of The Past
<NoOption5L@aol.com> wrote in message
: SVTKate wrote:
: > I fell madly in lust with an 05 F-One Fitty 4x4 this week.
: > It was jacked up, nice meats, great sound, extended cab and loads of
: > options.
: > if I could afford the payments, I would swap my stang for it in a
: > I'm ready for a change.
: Kate, what year Cobra do you have?
1998 Drop Top
How many miles on the odometer?
: Anything prompting a switch in vehicles?
I miss having a 4WD that's MINE and I can't really drive the Cobra like I
used to out in California.
Looking for something I can have a little fun in the country with. meaning
PLAY IN THE MUD, haul a few plants or whatever. Make a Tonka Toy out of it.
: I wouldn't mind having a pickup too. It would be extremely handy for
: the Lowes and nursery runs!
We have an F250 Super Duty... can you say b-o-r-i-n-g.
It carried heavy stuff, but I don't want a truch to really haul anything, I
just love trucks. Gas engines and auto trannys and 4x4 shift on the fly.
Short bed half tons.. oh yea! All for fun.
If it weren't a Lightning, I'd probably
: just get a standard 2-wheel drive 1/2 ton, midsize or mini as a back-up
: vehicle. I don't think I could stand feeding one of those big 4-by
It's no worse than my Cobra, trust me, not really enough to notice.
Especially with gas prices on the climb. Which brings me to
: a point. If you're serious about a big truck, you might want to hold
: off a while. If gas prices continue to rise, these trucks might soon
: be able to be picked up for CHEAP from owners who can no longer
: afford/or don't want to pay the gas to drive them.
Oh, I cannot afford one anyway, I was just sniffing the new off of it a
Case in point: a
: friend I work with. Him and his wife are looking to dump a newer
: Expedition because fill-ups have become to expensive. In about their
: 3-4 years ownership, the Expedition has gone from a "primary" vehicle
: for her, to a back-up (they own three cars), to For Sale.
I can understand that.