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    Thread: Ordered my realistic dream car. (AMG content)

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      03-19-2012 11:59 AM #51
      Quote Originally Posted by SchnellFowVay View Post
      Go phuck yourself.


      As stated, go phuck yourself.
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      For the OP, you could die next week. for living life to its fullest.

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      03-19-2012 12:02 PM #52
      Quote Originally Posted by forumname View Post
      Do you have any idea of what the value of the 80k you've sunk will be 30 years with compound interest? That's not to mention the outrageous insurance and that you have basically nowhere where you can drive the thing fast.

      You're 28, there should be plenty of fun things to do without spending all of that money on a car. Be prepared for the endless slew of small penis jokes from pretty much everyone you know.
      "Anyone know how to install a stereo in a 2006 C230"-thread started by forumname

      And this is the textbook definition of jealousy.
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      03-19-2012 12:05 PM #53
      Congrats! Nice choice.

      You must be in GTA or Vancouver since condos are not doing well here in Alberta.

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      03-19-2012 12:07 PM #54
      Quote Originally Posted by Accidental L8 apex View Post
      "Anyone know how to install a stereo in a 2006 C230"-thread started by forumname

      And this is the textbook definition of jealousy.
      This is classic,

      A little further investigation indicates that this guy is all into I.C.E. (what they used to call car stereo douche-baggery in the early 2000's, when it was popular). He has posts on sound-deadening material, etc.

      So, let's get this straight. The guy who owns the absolute lowest of the low end 2006 Mercedes models (in the U.S.A.), who wants to invest in car stereo equipment (probably the worst investment known to man), is criticising the guy who is living within his means and enjoying a nice, new car before he is saddled down with kids, etc.?



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      03-19-2012 12:11 PM #55
      Quote Originally Posted by SchnellFowVay View Post

      How do you know this guy isn't maxing out his 401(k)?
      I know he's not because he's in Canada. its called rrsp which is similar.

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      03-19-2012 12:14 PM #56
      Quote Originally Posted by 1Point8TDan View Post
      I know he's not because he's in Canada. its called rrsp which is similar.
      Good catch.

      Also, to the OP, great choice

      I don't see the coupe even listed on the M-B website yet. Looks like you will be one of the first with it in North America.

      I would (personally) have opted for a 335is or an M3 with a 6-speed, but I definitely see the draw of that beast. Plus, the C-Class looks phenominal. I drove a co-worker's C350, and even that was fairly impressive. I have a feeling that the C63 is redonk.

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    7. 03-19-2012 12:14 PM #57
      Quote Originally Posted by Accidental L8 apex View Post
      "Anyone know how to install a stereo in a 2006 C230"-thread started by forumname

      And this is the textbook definition of jealousy.
      Not sure what he owns......

      The C230 thread

      Shot in the dark, but the NW Mercedes community is lacking. Does anyone know an installer familiar with Mercedes stereo installs? This particular one doesn't have COMAND (aka their fiber optic system). Trying to help a friend find someone who can do an install. Any suggestions? I told him to get an Audi already but not an option right now.
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      One of the big failings of the Gen iV car is the interior noise. On the highway, it's just horribly loud and that leads to a lot of driver fatigue.

      InsideLine is one great site for listing car noise. When they first tested the 2005 model, they listed it as having 65 DB interior noise. That's BMW/Mercedes territory and beyond. The few other tests I've used to measure this are higher. Does anyone have any good reference for how loud these cars are? Has anyone done any actual tests?

      Either way, comes off sounding like a jealous loser.
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      03-19-2012 12:17 PM #58
      I think (hope) that forumname was being sarcastic and poking fun at the usual contingent of jealous TCL posters

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      03-19-2012 12:23 PM #59
      Congrats on the car Should be a blast.

      Quote Originally Posted by forumname View Post
      Do you have any idea of what the value of the 80k you've sunk will be 30 years with compound interest? That's not to mention the outrageous insurance and that you have basically nowhere where you can drive the thing fast.

      You're 28, there should be plenty of fun things to do without spending all of that money on a car. Be prepared for the endless slew of small penis jokes from pretty much everyone you know.
      Quote Originally Posted by thetopdog View Post
      I think (hope) that forumname was being sarcastic and poking fun at the usual contingent of jealous TCL posters
      Surprised it took so long for a douche-canoe financial advisor to arrive on scene. Given how heavily forumname has been owned already in this thread, I hope for his sake that he was joking.
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      03-19-2012 12:25 PM #60
      This thread gives me a big grin, nice pick on the car.

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      03-19-2012 12:26 PM #61
      The C63 engine sounds amazing. Congrats on the purchase, and I hope it gives you many good years.

      As you say, plenty of time for a Porsche later

    12. 03-19-2012 12:26 PM #62
      Great choice. This car is actually a good deal in Canada when you compare its price to a Boxster S, a GTR or an M3.

      Enjoy it in good health.

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      03-19-2012 12:27 PM #63
      Hubba hubba! LOVE the color combo.

      Are these available with a manual? Just out of curiosity.
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      03-19-2012 12:29 PM #64
      Back on topic, congrats on the AMG! Love those things.
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      03-19-2012 12:33 PM #65
      Quote Originally Posted by Dr. Woo View Post
      Hubba hubba! LOVE the color combo.

      Are these available with a manual? Just out of curiosity.
      I could be wrong but I don't think any AMG has ever been available with a manual

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      03-19-2012 12:36 PM #66
      wow, congrats. glad to see someone purchasing their dream car with their own cash and really earning it.
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      03-19-2012 12:37 PM #67
      Quote Originally Posted by thetopdog View Post
      I could be wrong but I don't think any AMG has ever been available with a manual
      This is correct, IIRC.

      Most of AMG cars put out earth-shattering levels of torque. The only manuals Mercedes makes are for its entry-level cars. My understanding is that Mercedes has not developed any sort of manual transmission for any sort of high-powered car, ever.
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      03-19-2012 12:40 PM #68
      wow thanks guys. As for financial situation. I've maxed out my rrsp's this year, but in the stock market. Just did it to pay less income tax. My condo's are in Montreal, but I have a 440 unit project going up in Ontario within 18 months. Might head over there for a few months and help my brother sell them. I should be good. Anything goes wrong, my condo (where i live) is payed for, so I will manage well. It's a car afterall, it can be sold if needed.

      I have a property for sale that I will make about 80% of this car's value in that transaction alone, which will then go toward buying a piece of land I have my eye on, then build 8 townhomes on that etc etc, keep it rolling. Make money fast, don't wait. And as my step dad told me once "don't work to save more money, just make more money however you can"

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      03-19-2012 12:48 PM #69
      Quote Originally Posted by thetopdog View Post
      I could be wrong but I don't think any AMG has ever been available with a manual
      Don't know why, but I was somehow under the impression that they were starting to make manual AMGs only very recently. I'm most likely remembering wrong.
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      03-19-2012 12:50 PM #70
      why do people say brand new cars are their dream cars?

      dream cars to me are cars ive wanted half my life. Not something that came out six months ago.

      I don't know.. I'm just sayin.

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      03-19-2012 12:53 PM #71
      Congrats on the car, that's a fantastic purchase. Though with how big you say you are, how do you find the seat bolsters? Every C63 I've ever sat in has what I consider to be pretty tight bolsters--great for back road fun, but I question how comfortable they would be on a regular basis. I'm 6'0 and 200 lbs, so I'm not huge, but I'm also not small. Either way though, a big nasty NA V8 should be experienced at least once in every gear head's life---and you certainly chose an excellent example.

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      03-19-2012 12:57 PM #72
      Quote Originally Posted by Dr. Woo View Post
      Don't know why, but I was somehow under the impression that they were starting to make manual AMGs only very recently. I'm most likely remembering wrong.
      They have a few AMGs that have some kind of non-torque converter automatic. It's still an auto, but it's not a traditional slushbox. I think that's what you're probably thinking of

    23. 03-19-2012 12:58 PM #73
      Quote Originally Posted by forumname View Post
      Do you have any idea of what the value of the 80k you've sunk will be 30 years with compound interest? That's not to mention the outrageous insurance and that you have basically nowhere where you can drive the thing fast.

      You're 28, there should be plenty of fun things to do without spending all of that money on a car. Be prepared for the endless slew of small penis jokes from pretty much everyone you know.
      As usual it is only a matter of time...

      Any car costing over 25k brings out the idiots that have to know how much you make for a living before they can bless your "overspending" on a nice car. All the while, they drive VWs from the 80s that they have sunk 35k into over the last 2 years - fixing it up so its in nice condition...

      gotta love TCL.

      I do know a couple young men that got out of college and at the age of 25 or 26 bought cars that made them stretch on a monthly basis to find the payments... that is sad to see. But I would never tell someone they paid too much for a car.. or that the car wasn't worth it. That **** is just rude.. and I leave that to the petty haters.

      I am with other people that have said "what no manual?" :-)

      Nice car OP. One of the nicest Benzos on the road is now yours. Those that die having enjoyed life are the winners. Congrats to the OP.
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      03-19-2012 01:12 PM #74
      Gorgeous car, congratulations. I'll be waiting for the sound clips!

      Quote Originally Posted by Lumis_Wolfy View Post
      why do people say brand new cars are their dream cars?

      dream cars to me are cars ive wanted half my life. Not something that came out six months ago.

      I don't know.. I'm just sayin.
      There is another thread for those who wish to argue about what constitutes a dream car. Go post in there.
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      03-19-2012 01:26 PM #75
      Quote Originally Posted by A.Wilder View Post
      dream car, but it's not a mk3 gti?
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