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Old 05-16-2019, 09:06 AM   #41
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You pull up in an RS & people just move over. Lol poor guy in a Civic SI just looks as he knows whatís under the hood of an RS so he doesnít even bother. Even STI guys yield to the RS. Thatís what the RS is all about.
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Absolutely. The RS would blow the doors off an Si. I'm just saying for a daily, I'd take the still fun Si and pocket the ~$15K difference.
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Plus itís nice to have the larger 2.3L turbo & AWD from a start/stop when you want to get around an annoying driver.
If that's all you want, just pick up a used Lincoln MKC 2.3. They're very comfortable, very cheap used, and very quick at a stop light.
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So you purchased a grandma car. LMFAO Enjoy weezi.
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So you purchased a grandma car. LMFAO Enjoy weezi.
What makes you say a ''grandma car''? I thought the mkc is a upgraded escape & has a 23 which the escape doesn't.
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Sure it`s ok, why not?
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At this point, I donít see myself getting an RS. First of all, this car is so overpriced in California thatís itís getting ridiculous. Dealers are advertising these 2016-2017s with little 3/36 left for 36-38k, which is insane & yet having no issues selling them. If a used RS lasts a week out here itís a miracle. Plus, the head gaskets are a major deal with me, they need to have been replaced & also insurance rates are very high, poor MPGs etc.

Never say never but Iím really slowed my search simply because people are overpaying for this car & Iíll never do that. And yes, I know the ST is cool but I just donít want a FWD turbo car.



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Hereís a prime example: Ď17 RS for sale at a Honda Dealer. Okay thatís my first red flag. Who buys an RS then trades it for a Honda? In any case, I pull up the Carfax & it shows that the pervious owner took the car into Ford twice within a 3 month span for a Ďfluid or oil leakí. A month after that, the car is for sale. 32k & no one knows anything about anything. Fluids are good, nothing to be worried about. Yea really? No I donít think so.....



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RS as a daily driver?

Or a BMW Dealer selling a Ď16 RS with 15k miles & 3 previous owners for 36k are you kidding me? 3 owners in 3 years & 36k? If thatís not a red flag then idk what is? And no where does it show anywhere that the head gaskets were replaced & of course the sales people will act oblivious to the issue.



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Thats what I get possibly 25-30% of the time (multiple owners) when I'm checking out high performance vehicles also. A good possibility is someone traded it for a type r. Yeah I also wouldn't overpay for a vehicle either.
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