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Well we(Wife and I) broke down last Thursday a bought a NEW Car(2013 Subaru Forester), Any thoughts?
06 Feb 2013 | US Navy Vet

Posted on 02/06/2013 8:11:17 AM PST by US Navy Vet

Seem wierd, Subaru is traditionally LIBERAL and I am Uber-Conservative. We LOVE it thus far(220 Miles on it as of this morning).


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Should I put my NRA Sticker on it?
1 posted on 02/06/2013 8:11:26 AM PST by US Navy Vet
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To: US Navy Vet

Absolutely!
Put Conservative Bumper stickers on it - freak everyone out :>)


2 posted on 02/06/2013 8:13:11 AM PST by libertarian27 (Check my profile page for links to the 2011 & 2012 FR Cookbooks- Enjoy)
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To: US Navy Vet

Two NRA stickers ... just to be safe.


3 posted on 02/06/2013 8:13:11 AM PST by ~Peter
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To: US Navy Vet

My Daughter in December TOTALLED my 2006 Kia Otima so this was it’s replacement.


4 posted on 02/06/2013 8:13:34 AM PST by US Navy Vet (Go Packers! Go Rockies! Go Boston Bruins! See, I'm "Diverse"!)
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To: US Navy Vet

Find out how to disable the GPS.


5 posted on 02/06/2013 8:13:47 AM PST by grobdriver (Vivere liberi aut mori)
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To: US Navy Vet

Or a personalized plate saying “NOTALIB”


6 posted on 02/06/2013 8:14:25 AM PST by GunsareOK
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To: grobdriver

Why?


7 posted on 02/06/2013 8:14:50 AM PST by US Navy Vet (Go Packers! Go Rockies! Go Boston Bruins! See, I'm "Diverse"!)
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To: US Navy Vet

There’s a Forester owner here in Manhattan who is a Navy veteran - he has 2 big US flags in the rear side windows and still has his Romney stickers on the bumper.

I’m not a real lover of boxer engines, but I think the Forester is a neat car.

Enjoy it!


8 posted on 02/06/2013 8:15:50 AM PST by paterfamilias
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To: US Navy Vet

Never wear a down vest over a flannel shirt while driving your Lesbaru, lest someone mistake you for an Indigo Girls fan.


9 posted on 02/06/2013 8:16:14 AM PST by Hemingway's Ghost (Spirit of '75)
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To: US Navy Vet

Mrs. Slim drives a 2008 Forester, works great.


10 posted on 02/06/2013 8:16:14 AM PST by Tijeras_Slim
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To: US Navy Vet

A buddy of mine loves his.

Plenty of room for all his equipment going to the gun range a couple times a week.


11 posted on 02/06/2013 8:16:24 AM PST by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: GunsareOK

Or maybe “NOTDYKE”?


12 posted on 02/06/2013 8:16:24 AM PST by ZirconEncrustedTweezers ("I'm not anti-anything, I just wanna be free." - Mike Muir)
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To: libertarian27
Absolutely! Put Conservative Bumper stickers on it - freak everyone out :>)

And a "Don't tread on me" Gadsden fag for the front plate holder.
13 posted on 02/06/2013 8:16:49 AM PST by ZX12R
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To: US Navy Vet

“Should I put my NRA Sticker on it?”

F yes. Before other libs start talking to you like you are one of them...like Prius drivers. You need to show them you are not brain-dead like they are.


14 posted on 02/06/2013 8:16:49 AM PST by max americana (Make the world a better place by punching a liberal in the face)
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To: ZirconEncrustedTweezers

“No, you’re !=”


15 posted on 02/06/2013 8:17:29 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: US Navy Vet

Is it green?

Also, if you sport a buzz cut and flannel shirt-jacs, you might have womyn smiling and winking at you.

Other than that, it’s a good choice, especially in snow country.


16 posted on 02/06/2013 8:17:36 AM PST by Disambiguator
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To: US Navy Vet

Subaru’s are great cars.quick with acceleration and great in the snow.

Though I’m partial to the Outback.


17 posted on 02/06/2013 8:18:37 AM PST by puppypusher (The World is going to the dogs.)
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To: Disambiguator

Deep Cherry Pearl


18 posted on 02/06/2013 8:20:17 AM PST by US Navy Vet (Go Packers! Go Rockies! Go Boston Bruins! See, I'm "Diverse"!)
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To: US Navy Vet

I owned a Volvo once and put a “NOBAMA” sticker on it a few years ago. Do the same and then go to “Whole Foods” and watch the stares you get.


19 posted on 02/06/2013 8:20:47 AM PST by albie
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To: max americana

I saw the weirdest thing in a parking lot one day...

One of those “smart cars” with conservative stickers all over the back of it.


20 posted on 02/06/2013 8:20:47 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: paterfamilias

What is a “boxer engines” and why don’t you like them?


21 posted on 02/06/2013 8:21:25 AM PST by US Navy Vet (Go Packers! Go Rockies! Go Boston Bruins! See, I'm "Diverse"!)
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To: US Navy Vet
Good SUV.
22 posted on 02/06/2013 8:21:41 AM PST by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: US Navy Vet

I really like those Subaru Outback wagons...


23 posted on 02/06/2013 8:21:49 AM PST by BreezyDog (Illegitimi non carborundum)
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To: US Navy Vet

As a Miata owner, I can empathize. Miatas come with their own baggage, at least among people who aren’t car enthusiasts.


24 posted on 02/06/2013 8:21:57 AM PST by ZirconEncrustedTweezers ("I'm not anti-anything, I just wanna be free." - Mike Muir)
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To: US Navy Vet

Good for you on purchasing the Forester. I like ‘em. They have clean classic SUV lines. Not like the slopey dowdy mommy-mobile looks of the Rav4, CRV, and the new Escape.


25 posted on 02/06/2013 8:21:57 AM PST by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: US Navy Vet

Ponytails are mandatory!! HAHA


26 posted on 02/06/2013 8:22:03 AM PST by CMailBag
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To: US Navy Vet

As a Miata owner, I can empathize. Miatas come with their own baggage, at least among people who aren’t car enthusiasts.


27 posted on 02/06/2013 8:22:54 AM PST by ZirconEncrustedTweezers ("I'm not anti-anything, I just wanna be free." - Mike Muir)
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To: US Navy Vet

I own a 2011 Subaru STI. Drives like a Cheetah on dry pavement and thru the snow and does 160mph. LOVE IT!


28 posted on 02/06/2013 8:25:54 AM PST by Zathras
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To: ZirconEncrustedTweezers

We have a Prius. My husband put an American flag on it.


29 posted on 02/06/2013 8:26:41 AM PST by luckystarmom
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To: US Navy Vet; All

We are considering the purchase of a Mazda CX-5.

Any thoughts or advice, anyone?


30 posted on 02/06/2013 8:27:37 AM PST by SumProVita (Cogito, ergo....Sum Pro Vita - Modified Descartes)
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To: US Navy Vet

I have a Subaru Outback. Great car for snow and ice.

I have a bumper sticker I got from one of my inlaws. It says: “I’d rather be hunting and gathering.”

It seems to have universal appeal, from rednecks to hippies.


31 posted on 02/06/2013 8:27:57 AM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: US Navy Vet

A “boxer” engine is a horizontally-opposed engine, such as that in your Subaru (see also: air-cooled VW, mid- or rear-engine Porsche).


32 posted on 02/06/2013 8:27:57 AM PST by ZirconEncrustedTweezers ("I'm not anti-anything, I just wanna be free." - Mike Muir)
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Nothing wrong with good, practical, well-built durable cars. My kids helped me buy a 2013 Honda Fit last year which some libtards also drive.

I feel good about not paying my fair share of gas tax because it gets great gas mileage. I feel even better about not giving any money to the Democrat party because it wasn't built by a union worker in a government owned plant.

Quite frankly, it is a little small for passengers other than my wife and I, but that is who occupies it 98% of the time. A little bigger load capacity would also be nice 2% or so of the time when I need to haul big cargo, but considering the ownership cost I save 98% of the time, I can afford to rent something bigger on those occasions.

Ultimately, that's what has to drive vehicle buying decisions, not what somebody else does.

33 posted on 02/06/2013 8:30:18 AM PST by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: ZirconEncrustedTweezers

O ok, what’s wrong with them?


34 posted on 02/06/2013 8:32:36 AM PST by US Navy Vet (Go Packers! Go Rockies! Go Boston Bruins! See, I'm "Diverse"!)
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To: ZirconEncrustedTweezers

The 2.5 litre engine on the Foresters is quite zippy. My problem is with the last-century transmission they come with.

A 4 speed automatic? Are you kidding me?

That, and they get subpar gas mileage. (due to being 4WD)


35 posted on 02/06/2013 8:36:05 AM PST by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: US Navy Vet
Paranoia.
Miles driven tax, tracking.
It's the first thing I'd do if I bought a new vehicle.
36 posted on 02/06/2013 8:38:02 AM PST by grobdriver (Vivere liberi aut mori)
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To: US Navy Vet
Should I put my NRA Sticker on it?

Nope. You now have to start posting at D.U.

37 posted on 02/06/2013 8:38:07 AM PST by Yo-Yo
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To: luckystarmom
We have a Prius.

Oh, good Lord. How long have you known this. Is it benign?

38 posted on 02/06/2013 8:38:38 AM PST by cornelis
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To: US Navy Vet

Nothing, really, aside from the fact that they are pretty wide. OTOH, they’re also not very tall, which is how Subaru is able to put the spare tire in the engine bay (at least they used to do that).


39 posted on 02/06/2013 8:39:28 AM PST by ZirconEncrustedTweezers ("I'm not anti-anything, I just wanna be free." - Mike Muir)
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To: US Navy Vet

Been driving my Forester since Sept 17, 2001.

Had my tag line on the back windshield, and Gadsden flag/Obama scream picture on both side windows since Feb 2009.

Had been driving libs here mad ever since. A few times some tried to drive me off the road ......


40 posted on 02/06/2013 8:40:03 AM PST by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: Responsibility2nd

A few years ago Car & Driver described 4-speed automatics as “the Powerglide of the 21st century.” That said, I’d still take a 4-speed slushbox over a CVT.


41 posted on 02/06/2013 8:43:58 AM PST by ZirconEncrustedTweezers ("I'm not anti-anything, I just wanna be free." - Mike Muir)
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To: US Navy Vet

I started noticing around 1986 that lesbians seemed to like Subaru’s but thought I was the only one who had noticed.

It must be pretty wide spread among the leftist and sexually deviant.


42 posted on 02/06/2013 8:45:25 AM PST by yarddog (One shot one miss.)
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To: US Navy Vet

I had a 2011. Good car except watch out in snow if yours came with the Bridgestones. They were fine until they had about 15000 miles on them. I got lots of great recommendations on here for bumper stickers for my Nissan Leaf. I just have the God Bless America ribbon right now. Afraid of some idiot lib keying my car. I did add some military aircraft stickers (Beware of Blast, Jet Fuel Only, Armament) just to make it more macho. I get a new car about every 2 years. So far “Froggy” the electric car is the best car I have ever owned.


43 posted on 02/06/2013 8:47:44 AM PST by willk
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???Your car is political? What about your lawnmower?


44 posted on 02/06/2013 8:48:19 AM PST by stuartcr ("I have habits that are older than the people telling me they're bad for me.")
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“lawnmower?” Which one, the 21” Weedeater Push Mower OR the 42” John Deere LX 266 Lawn Tractor?


45 posted on 02/06/2013 8:50:36 AM PST by US Navy Vet (Go Packers! Go Rockies! Go Boston Bruins! See, I'm "Diverse"!)
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To: US Navy Vet

Which one is political?


46 posted on 02/06/2013 8:52:45 AM PST by stuartcr ("I have habits that are older than the people telling me they're bad for me.")
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They are BOTH “Green”.


47 posted on 02/06/2013 8:54:52 AM PST by US Navy Vet (Go Packers! Go Rockies! Go Boston Bruins! See, I'm "Diverse"!)
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To: US Navy Vet
Hopefully it won't look like this:


48 posted on 02/06/2013 8:56:54 AM PST by Obadiah (We must commit to remove every Senate Blue-dog Democrat from office in 2014!)
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Political? It's easier to think of race, gender, and class.

And BTW, if sales has you pegged, don't let them dishonor you, just prove 'em wrong and show you have the plastic power to purchase that mower.

49 posted on 02/06/2013 8:57:18 AM PST by cornelis
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To: US Navy Vet

“Yes this is my Subaru.
No I am not a Liberal!”

I love the Forester. I’ve owned 2. I’d buy another in a heart-beat.

Not great mileage, not too quiet, but handles like anything, even in snow.

Quick story: Took it out with fresh tires at night in Fargo, ND. The streets had a sheet of ice covered with 4” of fresh snow. I took the Forester up to 35 MPH, purposefully put it into a 45 degree skid at 35 MPH, and accelerated out of it onto a 90 degree left hand turn road. It accelerated right where I pointed the wheels, and I took it up to 40 MPH as I was skidding through the turn onto the next road.

Wow.


50 posted on 02/06/2013 8:57:28 AM PST by Uncle Miltie (Of the government, by the government, and for the government.)
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