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post #1 of 22 Old 06-24-2008, 10:42 AM Thread Starter
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What will be your daily driver?

Currently, I drive my GTO all four seasons. I've really been wracking my brain about how I'm going to swing a new Z28 a drive it every day. I just can't do it! I'm assuming the price will be 40-45k which means I could not afford a 2nd car (and I'm not going to ruin the Camaro). I also won't have any money left to modify it.

So what I have decided to do is go with the SS (cam, exhaust, gears) and buy a daily driver. Some may laugh, but that driver will be a HHR. I went and test drove one a couple weeks ago and I liked it a lot. It wouldn't be too enjoyable as my only car, but as a DD, it will be very useful. It has a lot of room, gets great mileage, and I like the retro look. I'm very tempted to pull the trigger this week considering the 0% for 72 months...

What other cars will you all have in the driveway?

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What other cars will you all have in the driveway?
My wallet only has room for one...

The Camaro will be my DD, yes, even in the winter.

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Camaro will be daily driven from March thru November just like my 4th Gen.
Maybe now that I have a better 2nd car I may leave the Camaro at home on some rainy days.

The GTP will continue to serve as the winter car from Thanksgiving until mid-March.

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I have a 1995 Honda Prelude that I currently beat the crap out of, and I have cheap insurance on it so I'm going to drive that in the winter or if gas gets totally out of control. My plan is to drive the honda on crappy days, but its going to be hard to resist a 400hp+ Camaro, on any day
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My wallet only has room for one...

The Camaro will be my DD, yes, even in the winter.
wow...being that you live in Florida, that's REALLY tough.

My current DD is a Trailblazer I6...I love 4wd for the winter and need the size to haul the family and for work (technically it's my "company" car...one advantage of being self-employed). By the time my 5th gen gets here, the trailblazer will be paid off...so that's staying for a while. My camaro will be a weekend/nice day car.

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my duramax silverado with 310 k miles on it lol takes a beatin and just keeps going...actualy one the torque on the motor finaly reached 925 the Alison trany died NOW ITS ATS.....any who its a great truck that smokes stock v8 mustangs and even some modded.

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Current Daily driver is a 04 Ram Hemi. Depending upon the price of gas, the Camaro might be my daily driver. I will cross that bridge when I get there. (Although the HHR at 0% for 72 months is tempting as a second car)

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wow...being that you live in Florida, that's REALLY tough.
Exactly what I was thinking

Funny you mention your TrailBlazer. I was dead-set on one until the gas starting going up. I also realized that winters here in the DC area are just dustings compared to what I was used to in Central PA.

When I need a 4wd vehicle, I'll probably get an Avalanche.

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Mine will be a definite DD. The only time I don't drive my Vette now is when I have to take my 2 kids somewhere, or when it snows. So the Camaro will get more duty than the Vette. But snow and Lowe's trips will still bring out the truck...

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Exactly what I was thinking

Funny you mention your TrailBlazer. I was dead-set on one until the gas starting going up. I also realized that winters here in the DC area are just dustings compared to what I was used to in Central PA.

When I need a 4wd vehicle, I'll probably get an Avalanche.
I like my Trailblazer...I get 20mpg on the highway which isn't too bad compared to other SUV's it's size. Not worth getting something else for better MPG unless I downsize a bit. BUT, with the current gas prices, you could probably get a great deal on a TB-SS which is tempting.

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