Re: [DML] Re: JZD Was Brilliant!
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Re: [DML] Re: JZD Was Brilliant!

I like old cars. My oldest is a 65 Mustang convertible, but I think that the new cars are better made than the old ones and they are safer and will last longer with just good maintenance. My 98 Grand Marquis is running strong and after 80M+ miles, you still can't feel the engine running at a stop light. My 2001 Sport Trac is almost at 100M miles and still going strong. Back in the 60's & 70's you didn't even look at a car if it had high milage.

Gary Masie

----- Original Message -----
From: content22207 
Date: Thursday, March 15, 2012 1:27 pm
Subject: [DML] Re: JZD Was Brilliant!
To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

> No vehicle built after 1985 is even worth gas money.
> Here's a good question: I use vehicles that are 30-35 years old 
> as daily transportation, and regularly drive them 1,000+ miles 
> on trips. Can you seriously imagine anything built in the year 
> 2012 still being used as daily transportation by the middle of 
> this century? We've crossed the Rubicon as far as vehicle 
> longevity is concerned. Vehicles now are as disposable as 
> diapers. That is why they all look so drab and uninspired -- 
> vehicles are no longer meant to kept as treasured possessions. 
> You use them up in a couple of years then throw them away.
> Bill Robertson
> #5939
> --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Bob Brandys wrote:
> >
> > As some of you know, we only drive old cars with our DeLoreans 
> being our newest car. 
> > 
> > We were at a new car show last we and I tried to get into the 
> cars. I could not get into these
> > cars unless I crouched down. I don't have this problem with 
> our old cars. This was extremely annoying
> > especially since the roof lines are so low that they hit you 
> in the side of the head if you don't crouch over.
> > 
> > 
> > I also got to test drive a Tesla once and would never go it 
> again. You have to be a contortionist to get in and out of 
> that car.
> > 
> > So I wondered why don't I have this crouching over problem 
> with the DeLorean. After all
> > it is a very low car.
> > 
> > Well, it is the Gull Wing door design! Sure gull wind doors 
> are cool. BUT- they make it easy to get in and out of a low 
> sports car.
> > 
> > Another example of JZDs Brilliant design!
> > 
> > Bob
> >

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