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When Are You Losing Money By Keeping a Beater Car?
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RE: When Are You Losing Money By Keeping a Beater Car?
So I guess the thing I'm struggling with is $2.5K blue book, $2.5K repair bill. That's roughly $200/month annualized - add other repairs I'll likely need probably more like $250-$300/month for this year of the car's life. But no depreciation. It's been about 1K/year the past 3 years.

I guess I should just look at it that I've crossed over into the territory where a newer used car would barely be any more with depreciation+maintenance, take my time and shop around for a great deal my next car once I get to Arizona at my leisure. Which due to the weather used cars tend to be in better condition anyway.
12-15-2014 07:07 PM
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RE: When Are You Losing Money By Keeping a Beater Car? - poledaddy - 12-15-2014 07:07 PM
Oil analysis can help - SlickyBoy - 12-15-2014, 09:00 PM

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