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Old 10-22-2008, 02:22 AM   #29
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My Opinion.

Hi, you young'uns out there buy up all those new Diesel, electric, and Hybrid vehicles; Our economy needs a boost from you. Mean-while I'll keep my, paid for, gas guzzleing, Airstream towing Lincoln. The way I see it, the only way it would be feasable to buy a new vehicle is when the one you own now will no longer serve it's purpose or can no longer be cost efficient to keep on the road.
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Old 10-22-2008, 05:43 AM   #30
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I think the Vic died a couple years ago? zz
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Old 10-22-2008, 07:36 AM   #31
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the vic is no longer available to the public, however it is available as a fleet vehicle so taxis, cops, etc. can still get them. I do not know for how long though.
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Old 10-22-2008, 10:09 AM   #32
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TMI on the Vic

You can still get all the Vics you want. Just talk to the Fleet Manager. That includes the P71 (police Interceptor) or any other varient. There is talk about the Vic going out of production in 2012.

the problem is that Police Depts. keep ordering them as the front wheel drive competition has higher operating and repair costs and don't last as long. Many PD's who went to the front wheel drives are going back to the Vics.

Now if they come out with a diesel Vic. I'll be the first in line for a P74 Model.
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Old 10-22-2008, 10:15 AM   #33
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We still see the Vics towing TT's around these parts. A few years ago there was one camped beside us. It was towing a 30' Award. The other was a newer Vic towing a 34' Bullet(with the orange connection).
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Old 10-22-2008, 12:25 PM   #34
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Speaking of Mileage

My 2008 Diesel 2500 Silverado quad cab long bed - is getting 19.5 mpg. This is up from the 2003 Suburban 2500 gasser's 12.5 NOT towing!

It isn't a "sipper" but it's a helluva lot better and torque! OMG.

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Old 10-22-2008, 03:13 PM   #35
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It's the same with Cell phones.. . Every other country has a sd card with your account info on it.. All you do is take that card out put it in ANY phone and that is now your phone... BUT NOOOOO the companies over here what you to buy there phones...

Some times the US is so Backwards.....
Uh...what's the difference between an "sd" card and a "SIM" card? The last, I don't know, three or four phones I have bought had them and I just took the card out and put in the new one and that was all there was to getting a new phone. Well, just about.
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VW has been making diesel cars in the US for years. My 2002 TDI New Bettle gets 50mpg. The new TDI with common rail injection gets close to 60 mpg. Mine has 100,010 miles on it and still runs great.
My 2001 Jetta TDI has 123,000 miles, and always gets over 42mpg, and up to about 50 on long trips. I haven't quite tamed my right foot...
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