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Old 06-22-2019, 12:29 AM   #21
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People riding my butt, because I'm not accelerating as fast as they would like when the light turns green
People immediately speeding up to catch up to you when they realize they've been passed by an S-Series.

Also, looking up CarGurus, Copart and RockAuto websites multiple times a week and they remember your S-Series preferences.
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Old 06-23-2019, 09:40 PM   #23
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You will drive through half of your state for an OEM part, because you know the aftermarket part is going to be out of spec or junk
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You will drive through half of your state for an OEM part, because you know the aftermarket part is going to be out of spec or junk
Naw! I just make phone calls and pay shipping to get OEM parts from dealers or parts stores/ebay - works out well. I was able to purchase 3 TPS and 3 upper motor mounts, the last 2 months, all while playing with my granddaughter.
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Old 06-24-2019, 09:16 AM   #25
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You have a hard time seeing oncoming traffic left and right at a stop sign because the weeds have grown a little too high.

Passengers get a little tingle from the fall as they enter your car.

(same thing - your car's too low)
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Your Saturn laughs at shopping carts.
Heh - was just about so say how you don't worry about door dings when an SUV parks too close to your car (you can pull into tight spots between two SUVs)
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You have a hard time seeing oncoming traffic left and right at a stop sign because the weeds have grown a little too high.

Passengers get a little tingle from the fall as they enter your car.

(same thing - your car's too low)
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...Passengers get a little tingle from the fall as they enter your car (same thing - your car's too low)
At 5'3" with shoes, I like the height of this car. Maybe you guys are just too tall.
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At 5'3" with shoes, I like the height of this car. Maybe you guys are just too tall.
A couple of weeks ago I gave my hangar neighbors a ride home when they got stuck on a motorcycle in a thunderstorm. She is maybe 5' tall. Now I know the design point for the coupe rear seat.
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At 5'3" with shoes, I like the height of this car. Maybe you guys are just too tall.
You’ve gotten used to being a little lower all the time. Always being the last to know when it’s raining.
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Old 06-25-2019, 09:48 PM   #31
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You know how to replace a transmission valve body or individual transmission solenoids while a professional mechanic will just stare at you and not know what that is.
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Old 06-27-2019, 05:42 PM   #33
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You can fold down your rear seats and fit a 26" mountain bicycle in the back of your coupe, but you can't fit two grown adults in the back seats under normal conditions.
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Old 06-27-2019, 10:04 PM   #34
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After parking your car in a parking lot and return, you can't find your car.
This is due to the low profile of the S-Series, surrounded by all the tall vehicles parked around it, and blocking your line of sight.
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After parking your car in a parking lot and return, you can't find your car.
This is due to the low profile of the S-Series, surrounded by all the tall vehicles parked around it, and blocking your line of sight.
Gosh! Due to my height, I would just lower my 'line of sight' and look under those tall vehicles to scan for my new Michelin tires and head in that direction.

Maybe, in the future, you should bring a short person with you, if you tend to lose your Saturn.
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Everyone around you thinks you’re nuts for holding onto a car that’s too old, too small and too embarrassing to be seen in. They hold impromptu automotive interventions at the dinner table or the hi-tops at the Sizzler to convince you to buy a new car but the subject fades quickly when you tell them you’ve had your $_____.00 Saturn for __ years.
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This is a great thread!

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People immediately speeding up to catch up to you when they realize they've been passed by an S-Series.
This happens to me all the time! Big pickup trucks seem to be the worst offenders.
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You find yourself wishing you had extra time to go check out the junkyard this weekend - for fun, not because you need any parts for the Saturn
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When a friend accidentally backs into your front fender with his pickup truck, shaking the whole car and when you look at it there's virtually no damage. Then you say, don't worry about it this is my plastic car.
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