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Old 04-23-2013, 03:39 PM   #1
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Default Paid off today! What should I do

Just sent my last car payment today. My car is officially paid off, 100% mine.

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what should I do?

besides driving it, of course. anything special?
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Old 04-23-2013, 03:45 PM   #2
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Start saving for a kickass engine upgrade.
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Old 04-23-2013, 03:48 PM   #3
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nothing...SAVE SOME MONEY....and buy a C7 in 2 years ..

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Old 04-23-2013, 04:09 PM   #4
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Save, invest, repeat...

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Old 04-23-2013, 04:10 PM   #5
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nothing...SAVE SOME MONEY....and buy a C7 in 2 years ..

congrats
Booo!

The c5 is a better looking car. I say make make a modification of some type, to commemorate paying it off.

Drop your comp and collision, and take the money from that and whatever the note was....and spend that for a year or two on mods.
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Old 04-23-2013, 04:11 PM   #6
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If you have owned it for years ...5 plus I assume ?


Why dump money now...should have done it before...just my opinion
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Old 04-23-2013, 04:27 PM   #7
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A big F'N burnout!
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Old 04-23-2013, 04:29 PM   #8
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Sell it and by a C6 Z06.
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Old 04-23-2013, 04:32 PM   #9
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Do what I did and throw a supercharger on it.

Then build a motor.
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Old 04-23-2013, 04:42 PM   #10
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Get back into debt. That's the American way

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Old 04-23-2013, 04:42 PM   #11
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Do what I did and throw a supercharger on it.
Hahaha! Both are great ideas but I figure torque is like an addiction: no matter how much you need now, at some point you're going to need more. I'm still enjoying my stock 350 ft-lbs right now so I want to milk it as long as I can.

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My thoughts exactly.

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If you have owned it for years ...5 plus I assume ? Why dump money now...should have done it before...just my opinion
I saved a lot of cash and had a nice trade-in so I only needed to borrow about 30% of the car's total cost. I did my budget and realized that if I tightened my belt and cut some discretionary spending and used my entire tax refund, I could have it paid in six months. So I made myself a deal that I would make no major mods until the car was paid. I bought my car on 10/17/12 and paid 4/23/13. So if I go a little crazy now, I think it's well-earned.

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I say make make a modification of some type, to commemorate paying it off.
I decided to take your advice and start buying parts for a much needed stereo-upgrade. I'm so sick of my tape deck, LOL!! I bought a Humount (red logo above, no contour line). I also ordered the Bose stereo adapter harness (damn, you Bose). Haven't decided yet on a stereo but leaning towards this JVC KD-AVX77.Click the image to open in full size.
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Oh, I'm still in deep for student loans, no worries there, hahaha. But at least I don't owe anything to anyone else.
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Old 04-23-2013, 05:20 PM   #14
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Thant's what I did!! Bought a newer SUV for DD status and family usage and made the vette a pleasure-mobile
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Find an open road and try to reach the horizon.
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Old 04-23-2013, 06:40 PM   #16
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Buy another one.
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Buy another one.
I really like that hood ornament you have on yours. Where can I buy one of those?
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Do a happy dance!
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Great answer!
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CONGRATS !!!
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