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Old 01-26-2011, 01:51 PM
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John -- better get her a car with as small a back seat as possible...
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John -- better get her a car with as small a back seat as possible...
I've already decided when my daughter gets her license, she's getting a 2 seater...

and I'm removing the passenger seat except when I want to ride along...
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She certainly likes the Chixster . But that's awfully fast (by standards you and I are used to) as well. She likes Mazda 3's. She's never liked the 328 - maybe if the air conditioning is fixed, and the headliner is fixed, and the broken cable to fold the passenger front seat forward is fixed
1) the BMW is nearly as quick as the chixster I imagine.
2) Having all those "broken" things is what makes it "the kids car". It will make her appreciate driving Mom and Dads "real" cars, that much more. If I can, I'd keep my Jetta till my oldest is driving age (but thats still 10 years away)

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Speaking of the passenger seat not folding forward. Twice I've picked up my 11 year old's friends, both time they stand there and wait for me to get out of the car to let them in the back seat..........
Those kids sure sound a bit too upper crust. Maybe its just cause they are girls though. Having boys is a lot different. I'd just either 1) yel at em to get in or 2) just leave em.
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Those kids sure sound a bit too upper crust. Maybe its just cause they are girls though. Having boys is a lot different. I'd just either 1) yel at em to get in or 2) just leave em.
You missed the point - they didn't realize I was in a different car, or notice the extra set of doors......
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You missed the point - they didn't realize I was in a different car, or notice the extra set of doors......

yes, yes I did! ( i thought you were talking about the 3 series.. not that you were already carpooling with the 5.. isn't that "minivan" work?)
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x2 I was thinking of a Smart or a scooter
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I've already decided when my daughter gets her license, she's getting a 2 seater...

and I'm removing the passenger seat except when I want to ride along...
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I've already decided when my daughter gets her license, she's getting a 2 seater...

and I'm removing the passenger seat except when I want to ride along...
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John -- better get her a car with as small a back seat as possible...
Jeez, it looks like it's been longer since youz guyz were teenage boys than me or Ol't!!! 2 seatír, 1 seatír wouldn't have seemed insurmountable
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Just give them the track car, complete with roll cage and 5pt harness, you won't have to worry about anything
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Just give them the track car, complete with roll cage and 5pt harness, you won't have to worry about anything
Sweet idea, no back seat, hard to move around in....





















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