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Forum: Car Talk
04-25-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 537
Posted By ThermonMermon

NY and FL are reciprocal states, so you do not...

NY and FL are reciprocal states, so you do not have to worry about getting hit on tax twice. Some people oversee this, and find out they need to pay state tax AGAIN after they move (assuming they...
Forum: Car Talk
03-04-2018, 06:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 944
Posted By ThermonMermon

New car

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Forum: Car Talk
02-06-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 5,751
Posted By ThermonMermon

Try doing that shit in the NYC metro area. A 4...

Try doing that shit in the NYC metro area. A 4 bdrm in a neighborhood with good schools and good commuter train is 1mm (while not crazy by Cali standards) but comes with a 30k yr property tax bill,...
Forum: Car Talk
01-23-2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,762
Posted By ThermonMermon

to reiterate my post, and to follow up on what...

to reiterate my post, and to follow up on what others have said --

If you want decent cargo and a real third row, you need to either get a minivan or step up into a LARGE SUV. LARGE SUVs are: Ford...
Forum: Car Talk
01-23-2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,762
Posted By ThermonMermon

If you dont want a minivan, but are looking for...

If you dont want a minivan, but are looking for an adult size third row seat, you may be hard pressed on your budget, unless you get a higher mileage car.

My brother just had baby #3, and is...
01-04-2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 14,780
Posted By ThermonMermon

Love the Sorrento - but too big for the wife, and...

Love the Sorrento - but too big for the wife, and unnecessary for us plus 1 newborn. The Sportage is a no go.

We like the Tucson, but it doesnt lease well and is a bit cramped. The Sante Fe would...
Forum: Car Talk
04-18-2017, 09:01 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,870
Posted By ThermonMermon

true. although the RDX leases incredibly well in...

true. although the RDX leases incredibly well in the mid 300s, nothing down. Fast forward 9 months when the ugly redesign hits, you might be able to get a better looking 2017 "leftover" for maybe 300...
03-03-2017, 05:59 PM
Replies: 589
Views: 67,643
Posted By ThermonMermon

Damn that's one of the best exteriors I have seen...

Damn that's one of the best exteriors I have seen in a long time. Nailed it on the wagon. Just absolutely nailed it.

The pricing king on the base engine models does not seem worth it at all...
01-04-2016, 07:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,690
Posted By ThermonMermon

I started my search there - with a 2016 Tucson...

I started my search there - with a 2016 Tucson and Santa Fe. Big fan of Tucson, but to be honest, the lease on a RDX is pretty hard to beat given the MSRP, brand, and residual.

What I have found...
Forum: Car Talk
05-28-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,316
Posted By ThermonMermon

So you just went from a baller, showering his...

So you just went from a baller, showering his wife with a 90k luxury suv, to a kid looking for a 40k mainstream sedan for his mother? :tomato::tomato:

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04-15-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,267
Posted By ThermonMermon

sorry, dont really check PMs.... The rear...

sorry, dont really check PMs....

The rear seat entry/exit may not be as good as the RDX, as the RDX has a pretty boxy cutout. The Tucson rear seat legroom seemed a bit better, and the cargo volume...
04-14-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,267
Posted By ThermonMermon

Kia's Nappa Leather, found in 2016 Optima: ...

Kia's Nappa Leather, found in 2016 Optima:

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04-14-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,267
Posted By ThermonMermon

NYC Autoshow - 2016 Tucson and Sorento take-aways

Must say, VERY impressive. The upcoming generation Kias and Hyundais are really stepping up their game. If packaged accordingly, the top of the line models match/exceed Acura fit and finish.

I...
08-25-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 14,164
Posted By ThermonMermon

True. But if the formula is less luxury with more...

True. But if the formula is less luxury with more tech, why would someone favor getting a TLX when you could get a hyundai genesis. There are others, hyundai in particular, that are playing the same...
08-25-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 14,164
Posted By ThermonMermon

just got back from test driving it...and the...

just got back from test driving it...and the RDX...

It was nice...i could stomach the price point for the base I-4...but approaching $45k for the loaded sh-awd V6, no way. this did not "feel" like...
Forum: Car Talk
08-12-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,944
Posted By ThermonMermon

average car price in US for 2014: $31,252. is...

average car price in US for 2014: $31,252. is under 30k cheap? no, but its technically less than average.

By comparison, to the 1996 reference, the last data point i have is for 1993, in which...
Forum: Car Talk
07-05-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,422
Posted By ThermonMermon

http://public.fotki.com/remydee and here are...

http://public.fotki.com/remydee

and here are some ideas on modifying the front end, just for kicks. know you arent asking for it....the link is based on a 4G GS conversion to a 2G IS. he had done...
Forum: Car Talk
07-05-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,422
Posted By ThermonMermon

Love it. You bought a lexus? Didn't know ppl...

Love it.

You bought a lexus? Didn't know ppl did that:tongue:

Imo color match the chrome bezels in the front and the rear....oracal also sells a vinyl that matches starfire very closely
Forum: Car Talk
02-17-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 465
Views: 28,633
Posted By ThermonMermon

idk...the trade isnt a horrible idea. youd...

idk...the trade isnt a horrible idea. youd essentially be getting a "finders fee" for the exige, which would ultimately result in an upgrade from your elise for an S/C version without coming out of...
Forum: Car Talk
10-30-2012, 11:16 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,359
Posted By ThermonMermon

pretty difficult to say that the lamborghini...

pretty difficult to say that the lamborghini countach should not be on that list if youve ever seen any TV documentary on its upbringing.

...the rudimentary factory and testing that contributed to...
Forum: Car Talk
10-15-2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,543
Posted By ThermonMermon

shoof, thanks for reaching out. basically been at...

shoof, thanks for reaching out. basically been at work since last week, and havent gotten a chance to get on personal email to respond.

anyway, we got a blindfolded payment of 5.2k. ordered title....
Forum: Car Talk
10-12-2012, 08:57 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,543
Posted By ThermonMermon

sorry, saw it. personal email is blocked at work,...

sorry, saw it. personal email is blocked at work, and ive basically been here since last night. get back to you via email this weekend. thanks, shoof.
Forum: Car Talk
07-07-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 11,368
Views: 681,815
Posted By ThermonMermon

its a shame that 8C could pass for a 30k car... ...

its a shame that 8C could pass for a 30k car...

todays shot walking to the gym (sold my car this morning, ugh) - B7 and Rarri with poor wheel choice
...
Forum: Car Talk
06-27-2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,426
Posted By ThermonMermon

thanks. he never said that. that was just me...

thanks. he never said that. that was just me talking. like i said -- ive never done this before -- which is why im here asking :)
Forum: Car Talk
05-28-2012, 02:36 PM
Replies: 11,368
Views: 681,815
Posted By ThermonMermon

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-M58VQZzmC-Y/T8P...

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felt the need to share for house + car...todays bike ride in key biscayne.
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Forum: Car Talk
05-10-2012, 03:51 PM
Replies: 11,368
Views: 681,815
Posted By ThermonMermon

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-Zqb5PU5d2WI/T6w...

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-Zqb5PU5d2WI/T6wqJSn0qAI/AAAAAAAAA_w/rRl00j0xJyA/s800/.facebook_1409557050.jpg

GF just sent me this...Lebron @ Aventura Mall
Forum: Car Talk
05-10-2012, 09:03 AM
Replies: 11,368
Views: 681,815
Posted By ThermonMermon

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-yN8NThJee8Y/T6v...

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not sure what kit this is...
Forum: Car Talk
12-09-2011, 09:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,487
Posted By ThermonMermon

< clublexus guy here

< clublexus guy here
Forum: Car Talk
11-17-2011, 08:03 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,021
Posted By ThermonMermon

one day when i was 16 and decided NOT to pull...

one day when i was 16 and decided NOT to pull over and make a run for it...
Forum: Car Talk
11-16-2011, 11:56 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 8,315
Posted By ThermonMermon

okay, so go ahead and pay for the insurance on...

okay, so go ahead and pay for the insurance on the company car and see how happy you are then.

however, i do agree that if there is a policy of x strikes and you are out - then the least they...
Forum: Car Talk
11-16-2011, 10:44 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,465
Posted By ThermonMermon

thanks for the comments, guys! The validation is...

thanks for the comments, guys! The validation is definitely needed. it took me some time to seal the deal on bronze wheels.
Forum: Car Talk
09-23-2011, 09:46 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,660
Posted By ThermonMermon

CC + 10k in the pocket >>> TL all day,...

CC + 10k in the pocket >>> TL all day, everyday.

Still cant believe the TL is pushing 44k. Maybe im getting old, and inflation is catching up to me, but ive always viewed the TL as a "just a...
Forum: Car Talk
06-30-2011, 08:54 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,753
Posted By ThermonMermon

is350 awd slightly used - hands down. the 350 is...

is350 awd slightly used - hands down. the 350 is only 2-4 mpgs worse than the is250. its quick as hell too - think is hits 60 right at the 5 second mark.

try to find the navigation package with...
Forum: Car Talk
06-24-2011, 02:43 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 10,891
Posted By ThermonMermon

its true, jews love premium japanese brands...

its true, jews love premium japanese brands (acuras, infinitis, and lexus) because they are cheaper and could be had at better price points. plus you could play it off with the whole "anit-german car...
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