Vehicle you own now

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Since there's a "Favorite Car You've Owned?" thread, I figured I would start a car you have now thread.

My 2011 Toyota Tacomo TRD Sport. (My first non-GM vehicle) Couple of more months and it will be paid off! I hope to stay car payment free for at least 10 years. It has just under 40k miles on it.

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Call me a tightwad. 2003 Toyota Highlander, 130,000 miles. I will drive it till it proves unreliable or something unfortunate happens (Like a suicide deer leaps in front of it driving 70 mph)

Wife's car is a 2008 Camry with 90,000 miles - we haven't had a car payment in 25 years.

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Silver 2007 Mazda B2300 which is just the Mazda badged Ford Ranger. Small 4 cylinder truck because I wanted something fuel efficient but needed a truck to haul around plywood and poker tables. I test drove a new Dodge Ram a few weeks ago. Nice truck but a bit too big for what I need, not to mention the 5.7L Hemi which will suck down the fuel.

I may trade up to a Nissan Frontier or Toyota Tacoma, V6 for either one. I need a bigger engine to haul around my trailer full of poker tables. I'm afraid my current truck will blow up one of these after hauling a bit too much weight.
 

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Nice FJ. Lots of Toyotas up in here. This is a recent pic of mine:

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2014 Mustang GT, 19k miles on it.
 

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Now:

2013 Mini Roadster S, Kite Blue.
2002 BMW 325, 5-sp, sports suspension, sports seats, etc.
2007 Yamaha C3 50cc, 4-stroke, 115 mpg.
2002 Honda 919 (CB900F), 919 cc, cored, Corbin Gunfighter.
2001 Aprilia Falco, 998 cc, factory carbon fiber cans, nasty on the knees. License plate: BRAAAP.

Sold both Formula Fords. :(

Coming soon, at least one of these:

- WCM UltraLite: http://www.wcmultralite.com/gallery.htm

- Stalker XL: http://stalkercars.com/models/

- 2016 Mazda MX-5 Club

and for the wife: 2016 BMW 4 door, European delivery. No turbo; lighter is better.


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Aprilias are the shit. I still have the RSV I bought new in 2000. Zero significant problems in 15 years....

They are. Terrific bikes, and love Rotax engines. Sadly, my knees can't take it much any more.

Nice RSV -- but my knees couldn't take that bike even back then. :eek:
 

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2015 Nissan Rogue. Traded in a 2006 Chevy Uplander for it. No regrets.

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And then there's therapy. 2008 Kawasaki Versys, bought new in 2009 after trading in my '02 KLR650C. Wish I could have kept the KLR, but oh well...

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2013 Nissan Altima 2.5 S Coupe (last year they produced the coupe to my understanding)

Traded up from a 2010 Camry which was super bland and not fun at all. This coupe is a lot more fun, great pickup, agile, fantastic sound system and I like the sporty style.

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2015 BMW M235i. Probably my favorite daily driver ever. Very comfortable and yet it has as many hp as the M3 I owned 10 years ago, but in a more civilized package.


2004 Honda S2000. I bought it off Craig's list a little over a year ago with 34k miles. It's a ton of fun but not very practical. It's a better spring/fall car than Texas summer where we are flirting with 100 degrees today.
 

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Sweet S-2000! When he lived in TX, my brother had a silver one that I drove a lot. Great ride, except that I didn't particularly care for sitting that low below the windows, and I'm 6'-3"+.

The S-2000 powertrain is the prime attraction in the World Championship Motorsports Lotus 7 clone that I'm considering.
 

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The S-2000 powertrain is the prime attraction in the World Championship Motorsports Lotus 7 clone that I'm considering.

If you get an S2k engine be aware the oil banjo bolts were revised in mid 2002 and there were cracked/failed retainer issues with all AP1s (00-03). The oil bolt and retainer problems can kill engines but are relatively easy to replace with the newer parts.
 

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If you get an S2k engine be aware the oil banjo bolts were revised in mid 2002 and there were cracked/failed retainer issues with all AP1s (00-03). The oil bolt and retainer problems can kill engines but are relatively easy to replace with the newer parts.

Thanks for the tips!
 

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Nothing too exciting 2005 F150 XL 98k.

Roll down windows and vinyl seats and floors.

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2001 Honda Nighthawk 750 with just under 17K.
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Both were purchased new by me and will continue to be mine until they are no longer reliable.
 

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I MUCH prefer small, fast cars now. I'm fairly certain it's usually the other way around...

Usually, but they do have fast SUVs now too. ;)
I like the Jeep SRT8 now since they don't make the Trailblazer SS anymore. The centered dual exhaust on the first gen Jeep SRT8 was very cool looking.
 

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I currently own the worst cars I've ever had. The Saudi desert will destroy a cars appearance inside and out. I spend money on chips now, not cars. Got a 1998 Land Rover Discovery for the dunes and a 2002 Honda Accord for work. When I visit home next summer, I'm buying a new Tacoma for the States and I'll garage it when not in use.
 
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