[internetworkers] OT for even this group: jetta vs. civic
joanna.wolfe at oup.com
Thu Oct 21 12:43:15 EDT 2004
Jettas are more expensice and stolen more often
> From: Jim Ray
> Reply To: jim at neuse.net;Internetworkers:
> Sent: Thursday, October 21, 2004 12:42 PM
> To: stan at StanBriggs.com; 'Internetworkers:
> Subject: RE: [internetworkers] OT for even this group: jetta
> vs. civic
> > background: my ex-wife wants to buy a car for our daughter. she
> > wants to buy a jetta. i want to get a civic. todd is out of town.
> [JR>] my wife's jetta is fun; however, 3 of 4 power windows have
> malfunctioned in the past 2 years along beside plastic crap falling
> off and
> expensive little $600 parts necessary for repairs.
> The Honda civic I used to drive before I opted for my mini van was
> the most
> reliable car I have ever owned. It was butt ugly base model with no
> electric windows. You had to open door and kick real hard to
> So, fun vs. reliable.
> Sometimes I wish I still had that little '79 930 instead of mini
> van. Now
> *that* was fun...
> The jetta vr6 does have some give up to go and speedometer that also
> goes up
> to 160 mph. on second thought, me thinks the 930 went to 180 even
> though I
> never got over 152 since it wouldn't stay on the ground going around
> on the interstate.
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