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post #21 of 37 (permalink) Old 09-25-2017, 01:46 PM
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I've owned a lot of old Subarus and got to the point where I was considering them project cars. I've never had one that didn't require some work - stuff I've never had to do on other cars. I got the Civic hatchback because I loved the look and want something more reliable.
@DavidPeab - I'm right there with you. I've only had (2) Subaru's, but both of them were in a near constant state of repair. I worked for a number of years in a small auto repair shop and we saw our fair share of Subaru's; I could usually sell $1,000 worth of repair (not including head gasket or other cylinder head repair work) on every one that came through the door. People often would (and still do) proclaim to me that their Subaru is a reliable vehicle and has xxx,xxx miles on it. . .

High mileage does not a proven reliable vehicle make. My experience says that a lot of time and a lot of money is involved in creating a high-mileage Subaru. I've owned roughly (10) Hondas with over 150,000 miles on them and another (5) with over 200,000. Mostly I drove them. Sometimes they needed some repair or maintenance, but mostly I drove them.
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I gave up my 2002 E39 bmw, although luckily for my 15yr old younger brother... it went to him.
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I gave up a 2014 nissan juke awd, while fun to drive and all, no room once so ever so it had to go
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2015 Honda Civic EX Coupe, light to medium modded though some of it came off when I traded it in.

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So slow it gets out ran by go karts :P
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I didn't quite have to give up a car to get my 10th get, I felt it was time to move on; but I have moved on from a 2000 Honda Accord EX with the V6 in order to pick up this car, I still don't have it yet till monday but I am excited.
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Gave up a 2005 Audi A6 3.2 Quattro.
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2011 Honda Ridgeline EXL, miss it great vehicle!
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None. I added it to my stable:


2004 Dodge Dakota
2016 Vespa GTS300

2018 Hatchback Sport Touring.

Hyphenated.
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Now that is irony.
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still have my 05 Civic LX (that is near mint.... as in no asses have ever touched the upholstery or floor mats... covered at delivery)

traded my 17 Scatpack Charger in (392/A8). was given $31,000 on a trade and paid $35,000 for it in September of 17. no brainer for me... had my fun with it. 12.60/118mph
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