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Automobile Enthusiasts

In reply to the discussion: My next new car [View all]


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1. We're a Prius family
Sun Apr 11, 2021, 09:20 PM
Apr 2021

But two out of the three of us have had our catalytic converter stolen. Anti Iheft devices are imperfect as mine was stolen after I had already had bolts welded on that were supposed to prevent that from happening. Somebody tried again last night after I put a riveted antitheft metal plate and two welded rebars. I still feel like a sitting duck, don’t know when he’s coming back with whatever tools he needs. It’s tedious.

Electric cars don’t have catalytic converters but need you to drive them regularly as the battery can crap out early otherwise, same with the Prius.

I don’t know what unions are still in which manufacturing centers. I only drove Chevys for decades to support but then they lied to me after an antilock brake failure and I was done.

I think hatchbacks are great.

My old mechanic said always get something they’ve made 1 million of.

I hope any of that was helpful but it’s really all I know about cars. I’m thinking about it too. Look forward to hearing what you learn.

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