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Thumbs down Rain!!! Argh...

This is insane. We've had somewhere north of 98 days of rain so far this year in Nor-Cal.

I going crazy. Not like clubsite down kinda crazy, but getting close.

Events getting washed out.


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Old 04-12-2006, 03:59 PM
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Just think about all the work you can get down on the car since you can't drive it
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Re: Rain!!! Argh...

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Originally posted by trekkor
This is insane. We've had somewhere north of 98 days of rain so far this year in Nor-Cal.

I going crazy. Not like clubsite down kinda crazy, but getting close.

Events getting washed out.


KT

Trekkor......Build an Ark..........
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I've already got one...

My car needs to be driven in the dry...Not repaired. Ugggghh!


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So find a nice blimp hangar and go to work doing laps
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flood......wash out?

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I've already got one...

My car needs to be driven in the dry...Not repaired. Ugggghh!


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It would be nice to have some dry track this Sat. or Sun. at BW

I agree Trek,
Enough already....
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Yeah enough already! I feel a case of seasonal dyslexic disorder coming over me.

Fortuantely I have ketp my car in the Gary's shop during all this rainy weahter so my car has stayed dyr!

While I paid for BW - I'm passing. I'm going to buy a tow vehicle this weekend.
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Yeah enough already! I feel a case of seasonal dyslexic disorder coming over me.

Fortuantely I have ketp my car in the Gary's shop during all this rainy weahter so my car has stayed dyr!

While I paid for BW - I'm passing. I'm going to buy a tow vehicle this weekend.
what kind of tow vehicle are you thinking about, or have you already got something picked out?
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what kind of tow vehicle are you thinking about, or have you already got something picked out?
I'm in a unique position. Need a vehicle that will double as a commuter over HWY 17. So I'm looking at BMW x3, Toyota Rav with big V6, Tacoma Sport truck, Honda Ridgeline, Dodge Magnum SRT. Testing them all this weekend.
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tow vehicle

Just my opinion but I would think the X3 would be marginal as a tow vehicle, especially if you are going to be trailering...if flat tow then it would probably work OK. If you think you might go to a trailer in the future then I would eliminate the X3.
I have read some very good reviews on the Tacoma sport truck

SRT would work well and drink lots of petrol...

Honda Ridgeline would be nice....good back seat and a hidden trunk in the bed for tools and such..
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Get a Cayenne


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None of the above. Move up one notch and down about 5 miles per gallon. Try the Nissan Titan SC.
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Get a Cayenne


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Trekkor,
Don't you mean "tow-rag"? Same thing with a better looking grill and lots less $$$$$
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Just my opinion but I would think the X3 would be marginal as a tow vehicle, especially if you are going to be trailering...if flat tow then it would probably work OK. If you think you might go to a trailer in the future then I would eliminate the X3.
Plus, it just doesn't look right in my book... 5's a decent looking car but the 3 looks weird.
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None of the above. Move up one notch and down about 5 miles per gallon. Try the Nissan Titan SC.
Check his initial post. He wants a tow vehicle that he can use as a daily driver. And where Grant lives that means some pretty twisty roads every day.

I think he is looking for something that can be driven daily comfortably, tow decently, and handle a bit better than a body on frame truck....

For those of you not familiar witih the roads of Norcal. Hiway 17 is about 20 miles of very twisty hiway, with lots of elevation changes, not to mention the smaller and twistier roads he drives to get to HW17.
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