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Old 10-06-2011, 11:36 AM   #8671
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17's or bust!
are you planning on getting the new ST?

i'll never buy a brand new car again, no matter how much i want one. 2 years old is what i'm shooting for.
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Old 10-06-2011, 12:10 PM   #8672
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I garage mine in the winter, and rock a 99 Explorer sport with good all seasons. Its actually snowing here today....a lot! How is the weather supposed to be down there this weekend? I am still thinking about hitting up your autox on Sunday, Mark.
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17's or bust!
are you planning on getting the new ST?

i'll never buy a brand new car again, no matter how much i want one. 2 years old is what i'm shooting for.
I'd really like to but the starting price point is very important. If I can get a well equipped for 25K I may bite. I've never bought a brand new car. It would be nice to know the story about every ding and dent on a car.
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Old 10-06-2011, 12:55 PM   #8674
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the weather will be climbing up to 55-60 degrees on Sunday with clear skies.
so that should be good.
looking forward to racing with ya again!
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Old 10-06-2011, 12:57 PM   #8675
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I'd really like to but the starting price point is very important. If I can get a well equipped for 25K I may bite. I've never bought a brand new car. It would be nice to know the story about every ding and dent on a car.
that's exactly why i got my car brand new, i wanted to be the only one that owned it and wrecked it lol. it's a nice feeling, but as soon as you drive it off the lot you lose a crap load of money.. plus, i'd like the car to be tested to see if it's up to snuff. (which i'm sure the ST will be.)
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Old 10-06-2011, 02:16 PM   #8676
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This is Idaho Falls right now, crappy picture but you can see some of it coming down. It was 80 a few days ago. My tire pressure dropped 15 pounds and the TPMS went off this afternoon at lunch. Its freezing.
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Old 10-06-2011, 02:19 PM   #8677
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I'm not ready for that...burrr
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Old 10-06-2011, 03:04 PM   #8678
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Brock, i cannot recommend snow tires enough! especially here.. it's a great feeling being able to drive 15-20 mph faster than anyone else and drive with confidence.
True. I might spring for those. What ones are you running mark? Obviously it might be a bit different since I'm not in a focus but if I can find a good set I may go with those for winter.

I'm thinking of buying a truck in like March or April. Want to get a Cummins if I can find what I like. You think it is worth it to get the snow tires if I'm planning on selling the car in like 6 months? Or should I go for some good all seasons?
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I was thinking if you're looking for another CAR find out what size the tires are... like what I did is I used the tires (both AS and snow) from the focus on the Mazda. great especially since the snowies are new. btw altimax arctics are pretty good that's what I use.

and I may have to put on my snow tires after my next trip down to SLC (so I don't put uneccesary miles on em) so I need some orange paint. lol.

edit: I also want some BFG KDW 2's and some sport edition f2 wheels to powdercoat green but yeah that's just under $1000 haha.
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heh.. the snow tires might keep the car safe for re-sale in six months! i think if the car needs tires currently, just go with some nice all seasons, that should help sell the car when the time comes.

I think Vince had the BFG KDW 2's, if IIRC he loved em.
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