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    New Car Purchase: 2022 Ford Escape PHEV SE

    If you don't have a full-year tax liability of as much as the credit, regardless of how much you may have paid in to any particular point, that will limit the benefit to you. (old rules. New rules don't require an offseting tax liability but do introduce income limits)
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    New Car Purchase: 2022 Ford Escape PHEV SE

    Or just get it back when you file for a refund. You would have just simply overpaid when considering the credit due you so you are due a refund.
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    New Car Purchase: 2022 Ford Escape PHEV SE

    I will be happy to report back the experience over time with the Escape. Now to sell a fairly well worn Subie.. in normal times it probably would barely be worth $2k. Now ? $4-$5k I think.
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    New Car Purchase: 2022 Ford Escape PHEV SE

    Timing doesn't really matter ? I qualified under most of the old rules. My Federal taxes will get a direct credit of about $6800 because I bought the vehicle.
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    New Car Purchase: 2022 Ford Escape PHEV SE

    Our 2012 Subaru Impreza has been good to us since new almost 11 years ago but at 190k miles, it's got bumps, bruises and foibles so we were ready for a change. Thank you Chapman Ford of Horsham, PA for not being greedy and giving good deals to those that are willing to order a car. Picked up my...
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    ConsumerGuide : Test drive of '22 FORD Escape Titanium PHEV ...

    Our base 2022 SE Escape PHEV is scheduled to be built next week. 3% below INVOICE. As it so often works, if you can be content with a) Base trim b) Waiting for an order /deal, the value proposition is markedly different. I actually like the subtle and smoother styling of the Escape over the...
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    New car pricing Moderating... Deal to report, New Telluride MSRP +$4200

    Congrats. How was the pricing compared to list (not counting doc fee, tax, motor vehicle) I paid 4% under invoice on my '22 Mustang in February + a rebate. Ordered Escape plug-in at 3% under invoice + rebate. Patience pays off.
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    New car pricing Moderating... Deal to report, New Telluride MSRP +$4200

    Absolutely, tons of friction. But we sold the first 20-month old one and then cleared about $8k on the next two cars, after all fees, tax, motor vehicle fees. If we didn't have to keep paying sales tax there would have been $10k more in our pockets. You're welcome Gov'n Murphy.
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    New car pricing Moderating... Deal to report, New Telluride MSRP +$4200

    "MODERATING" Didn't say it was a screaming deal by any means or that it won't normalize further- I expect that. But market at least for Tellurides has absolutely 100% moderated. How else would we sell a 2020 with 22k miles 3500 over list and then have at least 3 options 4-5k over new 4 months...
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    New car pricing Moderating... Deal to report, New Telluride MSRP +$4200

    I have my mom in her 3rd new Kia in about 5 months this year. Just bought her 3rd Telluride at about MSRP +$4200 at a NJ dealer. It's cooling down for sure. We had turned down $5k over a couple times in the last week. Someone ordered this car and didn't know or didn't want to pay the $5700...
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    Corvette literature & Parts collection

    Thank you for this. I am an NCRS member and probably am equipped to appraise almost as well as the really involved NCRS guys. I've got so much volume in this collection, especially with the literature -- finding retail buyers for everything, I have a 50+ year supply ! If anyone likes the...
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    Corvette literature & Parts collection

    Interesting Corvette fact: Many years in the C3 vintage, Black was not an available color (70'-76?).. why? Because they factory body work seams would show through before the cars left the showroom and they could be hard to sell that way. Most restored Corvettes are done WAY better than Chevy...
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    Corvette literature & Parts collection

    From my dad's lifelong collection. All Corvette. Literature: Original owner's manual, sales brochures. Original 'Corvette News' owner's magazines. Price on request. Parts: Huge lot of mostly used parts, mostly 63-82. Probably easier to discuss based on what you might be interested in. '67...
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    50s-70s Vintage Car Brochures, Magazines, Drag Racing Memorabilia

    Pictures are just a sample. Several hundred car brochures 50s-modern. Earliest Hot Rod magazines to 70s. Motor Trend and Road & Track from nearly the beginning. All kinds of miscellaneous magazines. Topps 'World of Wheels' 50s trading cards. I prefer to move larger lots but will consider...
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    2012 Subaru Impreza - Heavy front-end drivetrain noise

    Follow-up : Got LKQ axles. Again, this sound was horrendous, way worse than previous wheel bearing failures I had experienced. I started with right axle. Zero change. Put in a Timken RF wheel bearing - silence. With the mileage, and clicking heard, it was time for axles anyway. The bad...
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    2012 Subaru Impreza - Heavy front-end drivetrain noise

    Ordered two low mileage LKQ axles and will do as Trav said... Fresh axles, tires... that should clear it up and the clicking... will report back when I get to this eventually...
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    2012 Subaru Impreza - Heavy front-end drivetrain noise

    We're original owners on our 187k miles 2012 Impreza. Seemingly fairly suddenly, I'm getting a HEAVY drive-train noise out of the front. It's got at least a 1000 miles on it since the noise because bad with seemingly not particular ill effect except the deafening roar. Noise sounds exactly the...
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    Fun & Arbitrage in Car markets, Round 2

    Here's a few pictures from pickup Thursday and reading the old one for CarGurus/CarOffer Pickup this morning.
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    Fun & Arbitrage in Car markets, Round 2

    More detail on best back up bidders to cargurus 50.7k: Vroom 47.0 Carvana 46.7 KBB instant offer 46.7
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    Fun & Arbitrage in Car markets, Round 2

    Yes, very fortunate on the replacement. Otherwise we would have waited 5-6mo for the ordered MSRP car from NJ dealer.
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