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Fix It Again, Tony

Post by Hovannes » Wed Dec 30, 2020 12:45 pm

A 2013 500 Sport. Gas, not electric.
Talk me out of it, please!
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Re: Fix It Again, Tony

Post by AnungUnRama » Wed Dec 30, 2020 1:02 pm

Hovannes wrote:
Wed Dec 30, 2020 12:45 pm
A 2013 500 Sport. Gas, not electric.
Talk me out of it, please!
Think of the children
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Re: Fix It Again, Tony

Post by Hovannes » Wed Dec 30, 2020 1:03 pm

AnungUnRama wrote:
Wed Dec 30, 2020 1:02 pm
Hovannes wrote:
Wed Dec 30, 2020 12:45 pm
A 2013 500 Sport. Gas, not electric.
Talk me out of it, please!
Think of the children
I doubt the back seats are big enough for children
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Re: Fix It Again, Tony

Post by AnungUnRama » Wed Dec 30, 2020 1:04 pm

Hovannes wrote:
Wed Dec 30, 2020 1:03 pm
AnungUnRama wrote:
Wed Dec 30, 2020 1:02 pm
Hovannes wrote:
Wed Dec 30, 2020 12:45 pm
A 2013 500 Sport. Gas, not electric.
Talk me out of it, please!
Think of the children
I doubt the back seats are big enough for children
Alright. It's silly looking. Do you want to drive a silly looking car? It lacks the sleek lines of your more popular Italian varieties.
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Re: Fix It Again, Tony

Post by Bloodhound » Wed Dec 30, 2020 1:19 pm

AnungUnRama wrote:
Wed Dec 30, 2020 1:04 pm
Hovannes wrote:
Wed Dec 30, 2020 1:03 pm
AnungUnRama wrote:
Wed Dec 30, 2020 1:02 pm
Hovannes wrote:
Wed Dec 30, 2020 12:45 pm
A 2013 500 Sport. Gas, not electric.
Talk me out of it, please!
Think of the children
I doubt the back seats are big enough for children
Alright. It's silly looking. Do you want to drive a silly looking car? It lacks the sleek lines of your more popular Italian varieties.
Yup...plus its a chick car
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Re: Fix It Again, Tony

Post by FredS » Wed Dec 30, 2020 2:53 pm

Hovannes wrote:
Wed Dec 30, 2020 12:45 pm
A 2013 500 Sport. Gas, not electric.
Talk me out of it, please!
A test drive will talk you out of it more than anything we can write. Hell, just closing the door of one should convince you to walk away. Like every Fiat ever made, they rattle like a tin can full of rocks. Buy a base model Mini if you're looking for a fun little car.
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Re: Fix It Again, Tony

Post by AnungUnRama » Wed Dec 30, 2020 3:31 pm

FredS wrote:
Wed Dec 30, 2020 2:53 pm
Hovannes wrote:
Wed Dec 30, 2020 12:45 pm
A 2013 500 Sport. Gas, not electric.
Talk me out of it, please!
A test drive will talk you out of it more than anything we can write. Hell, just closing the door of one should convince you to walk away. Like every Fiat ever made, they rattle like a tin can full of rocks. Buy a base model Mini if you're looking for a fun little car.
Or a Miata. I had a '99 that was an absolute DREAM to drive. One could make the argument that those are chic cars too but da...ngit it was a super fun car to drive. It cornered on a dime. On a DIME I tell you! Plus, since it felt a lot faster than it was, you could get the most you could out of what little horsepower it had. But boy it had torque! It was geared such that you were in 5th at 35mph and that sucker screamed on the interstate. The benefit to this though was that if you wanted to pass someone the revs were already so high you just tromp on the gas and it set you back in the seat.

Also, it was relatively easy to work on given its lack of bells and whistles. It was tight quarters for sure but not a lot of extra parts on it.
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Re: Fix It Again, Tony

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How many bodies can fit in the trunk?
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Re: Fix It Again, Tony

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gaining_age wrote:
Wed Dec 30, 2020 3:45 pm
How many bodies can fit in the trunk?
You know... for if a teen were going to a drive in.
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Re: Fix It Again, Tony

Post by FredS » Wed Dec 30, 2020 3:53 pm

AnungUnRama wrote:
Wed Dec 30, 2020 3:31 pm
FredS wrote:
Wed Dec 30, 2020 2:53 pm
Hovannes wrote:
Wed Dec 30, 2020 12:45 pm
A 2013 500 Sport. Gas, not electric.
Talk me out of it, please!
A test drive will talk you out of it more than anything we can write. Hell, just closing the door of one should convince you to walk away. Like every Fiat ever made, they rattle like a tin can full of rocks. Buy a base model Mini if you're looking for a fun little car.
Or a Miata. I had a '99 that was an absolute DREAM to drive. One could make the argument that those are chic cars too but da...ngit it was a super fun car to drive. It cornered on a dime. On a DIME I tell you! Plus, since it felt a lot faster than it was, you could get the most you could out of what little horsepower it had. But boy it had torque! It was geared such that you were in 5th at 35mph and that sucker screamed on the interstate. The benefit to this though was that if you wanted to pass someone the revs were already so high you just tromp on the gas and it set you back in the seat.

Also, it was relatively easy to work on given its lack of bells and whistles. It was tight quarters for sure but not a lot of extra parts on it.
I've driven a few stock Miatas. Fun for sure, but none ever set me in the back seat. But yeah, the 20 year old models are cheap to buy and cheap(ish) and easy to repair or soup up. And, as long as you don't sport a thin mustache, you don't look like a ghey Italian driving one.
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Post by vwdeano » Wed Dec 30, 2020 4:55 pm

I'll only share my family experience. Big sis has one. has been thrilled with it. about 100K on it, original owner.

One LARGE repair on the multiair whatsit. That was QUITE expensive.
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Re: Fix It Again, Tony

Post by durangopipe » Wed Dec 30, 2020 5:56 pm

Are you a bad boy?

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Re: Fix It Again, Tony

Post by hugodrax » Wed Dec 30, 2020 7:08 pm

I think you should get it, Hov.

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Re: Fix It Again, Tony

Post by Stanley76 » Wed Dec 30, 2020 9:18 pm

If you want to go Italian, I vote you get one of these here Pagani Tricolores. Nice looking car.

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Re: Fix It Again, Tony

Post by Hovannes » Wed Dec 30, 2020 9:57 pm

It's cheap.
It's economical.
And we need another car.
I just don't know if that's going to be the car
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Post by hugodrax » Wed Dec 30, 2020 11:00 pm

Hovannes wrote:
Wed Dec 30, 2020 9:57 pm
It's cheap.
It's economical.
And we need another car.
I just don't know if that's going to be the car
It's a Fiat built by Chrysler, Holmes.

Poor fiscal decision even if you got it free.

Pretty Gucci, though. :P
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Re: Fix It Again, Tony

Post by FredS » Thu Dec 31, 2020 8:35 am

durangopipe wrote:
Wed Dec 30, 2020 5:56 pm
Are you a bad boy?

The fact that they had to make that commercial to convince men to drive it says all you need to know. Bad Boys? harumph
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Re: Fix It Again, Tony

Post by Stanley76 » Thu Dec 31, 2020 8:42 am

Also, if you want a VW Beetle just buy a VW Beetle.
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Re: Fix It Again, Tony

Post by durangopipe » Thu Dec 31, 2020 9:16 am

FredS wrote:
Thu Dec 31, 2020 8:35 am
durangopipe wrote:
Wed Dec 30, 2020 5:56 pm
Are you a bad boy?

The fact that they had to make that commercial to convince men to drive it says all you need to know. Bad Boys? harumph
Definitely one of those instances where the commercials were better than the cars.
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