View Full Version : Will I Regret Doing This?


my bandit
07-09-2009, 11:58 AM
im thinking about getting rid of my first car (99 Trans am) for an 04 Avalanche. did you regret selling your first car that you put so much into?

Here is the Avalanche
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i have done alot to my car in the past 2 years... rims exhaust JL system corbeau seats just making it look nice. i paid for everything working almost full time over my summer break.
the Avalanche is 10k w/o the rims 12k with. 140k miles. my friend has already offered me 8.5k for my car but i might be able to get more

The Batman
07-09-2009, 12:17 PM
Don't do it!!!!!!

180ls1
07-09-2009, 12:36 PM
i think you are going to regret it. You have the last of a breed, and you are going to sell it for a vehicle that was stopped being made cause nobody wanted it (no offence). I like the avalanche but not enough to get rid of your car.

SantaCruz163
07-09-2009, 12:41 PM
I can't say if you would or would not regret it but I know I would regret it.

ynkssws6
07-09-2009, 12:42 PM
That's a terrible choice.

acammer
07-09-2009, 12:42 PM
You live in Fl, you can drive the F-body all year round, I think the Avalance is a cool truck if you need one, but unless you like worse mileage, performance, and handling then I think you'd be sorely disapointed. But, if you're seriously considering a Avalance over a TA one might assume you're not into the whole performance thing that much anyways. I guess its all about whats gonna make you happy, there are always more cars out there.

If I need a fullsize truck, I think Avalance would be on the list.

waltonscott
07-09-2009, 01:01 PM
trucks with low pro's crack me up :D don't do it :)

my bandit
07-09-2009, 01:51 PM
oh the truck wouldnt have the rims. i would get the stockers on some mud tires on it with a 3" lift.
the background to this decision is i have a court date next week for going 30 over and if i get charged then my insurance will skyrocket. its already 175 a month full coverage

acammer
07-09-2009, 01:58 PM
oh the truck wouldnt have the rims. i would get the stockers on some mud tires on it with a 3" lift.
the background to this decision is i have a court date next week for going 30 over and if i get charged then my insurance will skyrocket. its already 175 a month full coverage


Whatever happens at court I tend to doubt it'll be much cheaper to have the truck, insurance wise, and it will defintley eat it back out of you in fuel, and the nit-pick repairs that will come with any vehicle with 140k miles.

Gaunt
07-09-2009, 02:10 PM
140k miles? Uhhhhh don't lol.

Reliable or not, that's quite a lot of miles to step into.

whytryz28
07-09-2009, 02:30 PM
Im getting sick of owning camaros. Had 3 Camaros in 4 years and its getting old for me. Im looking for a nice lowered silverado with a cam or something similar.

my bandit
07-09-2009, 02:51 PM
140k miles? Uhhhhh don't lol.

Reliable or not, that's quite a lot of miles to step into.

for an '04 it is. he said he went up to orlando and FSU alot from tampa...and the keys.

but my dad's '96 5.7 silverado has 275k and its still running perfect...except for the sticking lifter...

whytryz28
07-09-2009, 03:35 PM
140k miles? Uhhhhh don't lol.

Reliable or not, that's quite a lot of miles to step into.

Your the type who sells there cars when they get 100k huh.

My 93 has almost 200k and besides the trans, everything is fine.

NemeSS
07-09-2009, 04:05 PM
dont do it, u will regret it.

dhowdy
07-09-2009, 04:57 PM
I'm with everyone else...big mistake.

retardedpenguin
07-09-2009, 06:26 PM
That is still alot of miles. Yeah, my camaro has 145k, but I didn't pay $12,000 for it either! It's just too much money for that kind of miles. I wouldn't pay that much unless it was a diesel truck. That's not a whole lot for those types of engines.

silverdenali22
07-09-2009, 06:32 PM
Don't do it. I regret that I got rid of my first truck that I modded. Still miss it.

Breathing Fire
07-09-2009, 06:40 PM
My dad has one and it is probably the most useful truck on the market. The truck that now everyone is ripping off ideas from. However going from what you have to that you WILL regret it. Don't do it. Awesome trucks tho.

demonspeed
07-09-2009, 08:11 PM
I regret selling my first car, an 89 IROC. I just had a dream about it last night - that's how much it's on my subconscious.

Gaunt
07-09-2009, 08:18 PM
Your the type who sells there cars when they get 100k huh.

My 93 has almost 200k and besides the trans, everything is fine.

I guess you could say that.

My engine has 147k on it, runs strong as shit.

I have an oil pan gasket leaking.

Just ordered the new LQ9 motor that's going to replace it ;)

thunderstruck507
07-09-2009, 10:55 PM
....yeah...um...no

02BLACKTAWS6
07-09-2009, 10:58 PM
That's an astounding NO. In the end, it's your choice.

ls2pontiac
07-09-2009, 11:14 PM
thats an outrage if you traded your car for that pos. they are junk man.

also i consider 50k miles to be too much. even for C6's the higher mileage ones were only 4-5k less, not worth it to me

98 WS6
07-10-2009, 02:00 AM
Don't do it homie! It's not worth it! I HATED watching my previous (and first) car go, it was an 87 Camaro that I poured my heart into. The ONLY thing that made it better was that I was MAJORLY upgrading to my T/A I have now. I don't think that Avalanche can fill that void.

Just my $.02 bandit.

ex-SS-ve
07-10-2009, 02:09 AM
unless your going to keep the t/a and add that truck as a daily driver i would have to say hell no! buying a truck is like puppy love. at first you love it. then after a while it gets old and you will absolutely despise driving that thing!!:barf:

stevensLS1
07-10-2009, 10:49 AM
IF your worried about your insurance sky rocketing then why not call your insurance agent up and get a quote for the truck then decide what you want. I personally gave up my trans am for a new truck ( in sig) and i couldnt be happier. Speed and fun is nice but I just grew out of it/tired of it.

Good luck either way!!

wickedbusa
07-10-2009, 01:51 PM
I got rid of my modded 98 Z28 and bought an 02 'burban LT. Couple of years down the road, bought my SS. Don't miss my old car one bit.