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  1. Freebies
    Canadian Off-Highway Vehicle Distributors Council Canada Only
  2. Automotive
    I ran across this article and thought it might save someone some money. The warranty fliers many of us get in the mail are a scam, so do your homework on these companies so you don't get ripped off. After 2-year fight, she got a $3,000 refund - The Red Tape Chronicles - msnbc.com
  3. General Chat
    :cheer4: I was thinking while I was getting my oil changed today, is this Frugal? I got the synthetic, I want my vehicle to last awhile, so my cost was $63. Then I used a $10 coupon to bring my cost down to $53. Plus I got a free car wash. This was done at a Jiffy-Hoffman, in upstate NY. I...
  4. Automotive
    As of today we are now the new owners of a 2005 GMC Yukon. It's a purty purty blue green with gray interior and fully loaded. I can't wait to take it for a drive when I go get papers in the morning.:yippee: Cat
  5. Frugal Recipes, Leftovers, Budget Meals
    I recently returned my leased car and bought a bus pass. I live in a very urban area, and work downtown, so this was more financially responsible to do until we find we can actually afford a car. The only problem I'm having is keeping my grocery budget under wraps. When I had a car, I would...
  6. Home Environment
    How do you keep your vehicle? Is it nice and tidy or does it look like you live in it? Mine is nice and tidy. I have a couple friends that have cars that are full of clutter. If more than one person rides with them they have to move stuff over before anyone can get in. Why would anyone need to...
  7. News you can use
    Car guzzling gas? Try a different vehicle Bankrate readers address the gas-price hikes by swapping vehicles.
  8. General Chat
    I cleaned my car really good yesterday, It was way past due for a cleaning. Which got me to thinking….How often does everyone clean their vehicles? I would say I clean mine about every 2 months. It feels so good to get into a clean car!!
  9. General Chat
    Does anyone know how the insurance works when the car is totaled and you have a loan? Do they pay only the amount that the car is worth or do they pay the loan off? I don't know how this works. I called insurance comp Saturday and the local office will be calling me today to follow up with...
  10. Automotive
    I need some objective BTDT suggestions on this topic. DH's truck, which is now 14 years old with 150k+ miles on it, has apparently died (cracked head, from the symptoms). So now we're having to decide whether we'll be worse off repairing the truck, or buying another vehicle. The truck is a...
  11. Automotive
    I'm a non-driver and dh a long distance truck driver is rarely home to drive his car, so we don't spend much on gas for the car each month. He usually fills up once a month for less than $40. We get 10 cents off a gallon of gas for every $50 we spend at the local grocery store. Our last receipt...
  12. General Chat
    Well.. we're going to need a bigger vehicle. WE have an alero right now and when this new baby comes there will be 5 of us (two in car seats) We can't get a new car right now.. but will probably do so at tax time. We will get back probably about $4000-5000 - I haven't figured it up yet (dh...
  13. Freebies
    http://www.roadmasterinc.com/products/brackets/vehicles-wanted.html If you have one of the vehicles below and can come to our Portland, OR facility we will provide you with a free Roadmaster bracket including free installation for the use of your vehicle in patterning a new bracket. We will...
  14. Frugal Living
    Right now we have a 2006 Nissan truck. It gets about 20mpg. Our monthly payment is $404.00. I have been considering trying to sell it (Blue Book value puts it at $21,000 and we owe $19,000 -thanks to paying extra) and buying a cheaper car that gets better gas mileage. Something that we could...
  15. Automotive
    http://www.consumerreports.org/cro/cars/new-cars/high-cost-of-hybrid-vehicles-406/overview/index.htm
  16. General Chat
    Nope, don't even have one in our home.
  17. Automotive
    Or does your dh/so do that. I have in bits and pieces. When it comes to changing the time on the radio, looking to see what size tires we need and the different types of oil. Otherwise dh does most of the reading.
  18. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    Yup with no problems.
  19. Automotive
    Yes, except I think I'd have a hard time getting the nuts off. They tighten them so tight when you get new tires put on.
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