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potownrob's "big" new whip

Postby potownrob » Thu Jul 02, 2015 3:18 am

it's been a long time coming (alas, 3 weeks is a long time to choose a car), but i finally selected, negotiated the price on, and picked up a new vehicle. i started out by looking at subarus, then i crossed the river and looked at hondas. first i wanted a fit. i almost got a fit. then i test drove something else that took my focus off the fit. then i tested something else that i ended up not getting despite it being a hoot to drive (civic si). without further ado, i present to you, my SS brethren, Smokey the Bandit:










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(Neil Peart on Drumrolls)










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video of car being driven:
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So long Green Lantern...

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BUT DEM FAHGLEITZ!! :shock:

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Postby theholycow » Thu Jul 02, 2015 11:00 am

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Re: potownrob's "big" new whip

Postby Squint » Thu Jul 02, 2015 12:09 pm

Nice! I have a couple of friends that have "new" (last couple of years) Accords. They all seem to like their vehicles, even with their not-as-good-as-yours-transmission choice. How's the interior space feel compared to the CRV?
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Postby AHTOXA » Thu Jul 02, 2015 12:30 pm

So an accord? I can't see the pics at the office.

Congrats, they are good cars. I like the Sport V6s.
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Postby Rope-Pusher » Thu Jul 02, 2015 12:45 pm

"And thus he chirpeth the tires, shifting briskly into 2nd gear, of his OWN Accord."


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Postby six » Thu Jul 02, 2015 2:47 pm

Woohoo!! Awesome!!! :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
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Re: potownrob's "big" new whip

Postby potownrob » Thu Jul 02, 2015 11:11 pm

AHTOXA wrote:So an accord? I can't see the pics at the office.

Congrats, they are good cars. I like the Sport V6s.
thanks. the Sport model is not a V6; it is almost as quick as a V6 accord though. :twisted:
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BUT DEM FAHGLEITZ!! :shock:

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Postby potownrob » Thu Jul 02, 2015 11:13 pm

Squint wrote:Nice! I have a couple of friends that have "new" (last couple of years) Accords. They all seem to like their vehicles, even with their not-as-good-as-yours-transmission choice. How's the interior space feel compared to the CRV?
it is pretty huge inside, though it doesn't feel as big as it is, and it handles better than I would've ever expected. :twisted:

I test drove the CVT accords before the sport manual came in (had to wait almost 2 weeks for it to come in from when the salesman told me it was on its way). The CVT models are quick too, even the lowly LX model with the slightly less powerful engine. They all handle very well and are quick and can be fun to drive.
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Re: potownrob's "big" new whip

Postby Bill B » Mon Jul 06, 2015 12:14 am

Nice vehicle. Honda is one of the few to still offer a 3rd pedal in a mid-size sedan.
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Re: potownrob's "big" new whip

Postby potownrob » Mon Jul 06, 2015 1:06 am

Bill B wrote:Nice vehicle. Honda is one of the few to still offer a 3rd pedal in a mid-size sedan.
yeah, and based on reviews i've seen of the mazda 6 with manual, the accord manual could be the best in its class. not tooting, just saying. 8)
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Re: potownrob's "big" new whip

Postby potownrob » Tue Jul 07, 2015 9:27 am

Rolled over 400 miles on the way home from work this morning. Look forward to redline shifts and chirping tires within the next week. :) :twisted: :lol:
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Postby Rope-Pusher » Tue Jul 07, 2015 3:59 pm

potownrob wrote:Rolled over 400 miles on the way home from work this morning. Look forward to redline shifts
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and chirping tires within the next week. :) :twisted: :lol:

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Re: potownrob's "big" new whip

Postby Squint » Tue Jul 07, 2015 6:14 pm

potownrob wrote:Rolled over 400 miles on the way home from work this morning. Look forward to redline shifts and chirping tires within the next week. :) :twisted: :lol:

Do you drive a ton for your commute or did you travel over the holiday weekend? Or did the new vehicle come with a few hundred miles on it already?
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