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Old 08-23-2009, 01:00 PM   #15
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We travel like “wicked wippets” Although if we had bought a new jeep it would have matched the RV but we got this one at a great price and use it as the tow and extra toy. Hubby keeps talking about getting it painted to match. I guess it will be yellow until……


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Old 08-23-2009, 04:30 PM   #16
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Last summer I decided I wanted to get a New 08 White HHR LT2 for 4 down when I got back in the fall.

I got back on September 18th, that night I did a PC search of all Chevy dealers within 200 miles. Found the only White one 150 miles away.

Next day went to do a test drive.
Ended up buying and driving it back home. Only thing it was a used 08 LT2 not new.
But it was a good deal buying outright at $6,700 off sticker price. And I got my White one.

They even delivered my old "98" Tracker back to me(150 Miles) a few days later free.
It will be my Granddaughters car when she gets her driver license this Dec.

Towing the HHR with me this summer. It has averaged 28.97 MPG

OH! I'm single and can get whatever I want in car or color.

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Old 08-23-2009, 05:05 PM   #17
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We already had the gold or tan 2004 CR-V when we bought the MH. RVed with a 5th wheel for years, and when we talked about moving up to a MH said; "we already have the Toad, all we need is the MH." Bought the MH home to match the Toad! See avatar
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Old 08-23-2009, 06:15 PM   #18
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Our major color concern was that it not show dirt since we lived on a dirt road. Bought gold. A couple years later, by pure chance the coach we liked matched. My DW did talk about getting a matching motorcycle, but we went with red and white.
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Old 08-23-2009, 06:59 PM   #19
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Originally Posted by MtManLee View Post
In our case color did not mater, car did and I wanted a crv and wife wanted a saturn vue, found out they were the same car so bought the 06 vue.
Hey MtnMan, Tell me more about how the CRV and the Vue is the same???

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Old 08-26-2009, 06:50 PM   #20
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I hit on that by accident when my '74 Hi-Lo was an almost perfect match for the '75 Town Car with the 2 tone brown. Both turned out to be lemons. I never took the car on a trip without a mechanical breakdown and the trailer was always needing something little done to keep it workoing. They did look nice though.
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Old 08-31-2009, 08:47 AM   #21
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Our MH is white and two different shades of brown.
Our toad is Sunrise Orange.
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Old 08-31-2009, 09:14 AM   #22
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I don't like the thought of towing a new car behind the MH. Since I was shopping used, I picked several makes, models and shopped availability. I looked for CRVs and Saturns and found a Vue the color we wanted. It was a very clean '05 with 27k miles and was exactly what we were looking for. So far, it has worked perfectly. The color sort of matchs one of the colors in the MH stripes.
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Old 09-20-2009, 04:59 PM   #23
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We got the toad first - happens to match the motorhome but not really planned.
I got my car in red because it matched my canoe!
Won't really matter what color things are if the price is right on the next ones
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Old 09-20-2009, 09:02 PM   #24
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The Dakota (toad 1) is black, and was around before the Vectra (silver / burgundy). It is too heavy to comfortably tow behind the View (mostly white), so we bought the Escape. We originally ordered a blue one, but as it turned out we wound up with a white one (long story).

As far as towing a new vehicle . . . the only damage either vehicle has sustained was not tow-related. That includes probably 50,000 miles. The Dakota has a scratch where I grazed the mailbox door (don't ask!) - and the Escape was broken into while it was in the garage at the Marriott in Vancouver, BC.
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Old 09-24-2009, 04:37 PM   #25
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We picked a "white" 2008 Saturn Vue XE. We like the versatility of the color since we live in the south. White is refrective more so than black and it is highly visible.
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I read you cannot (should not) tow a Forester from Subaru... Someone double-check

Subaru has changed their policy..

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Old 09-24-2009, 07:48 PM   #27
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No matter what you pick, it will be wrong. In 07 i bought a jeep grand cherokee. That worked fine. Now after two years, and not much towed miles, the wife decides she wants something else, what i don't know. I asked and she said pick something out if we can sell the jeep. Well, after i spent money on blue ox tow bar and brackets, remco pump and tail light kit, i promise i will get something i can tow four down without pump or drive disconnect. It probably will be wrong, but i will try.
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Old 09-25-2009, 01:58 PM   #28
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We got a Jeep to tow and a color to match.
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