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I have a 91 Nissan Pathfinder 4x4  v6 that I really love. Bougth it used with 90k miles after graduation in 1998. No problmes yet and it looks good inside and out. I keep thinking of buying the dream BMW sport car, but I can not give up my 4x4.
Keep 4 wheeling....
-----Original Message-----
From: Conrad Guymon, P.E. [mailto:conrad(--nospam--at)]
Sent: Tuesday, June 19, 2001 8:34 AM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)
Subject: Re: transportation (was "how's your computer")

I've got a 91 Nissan 4x4 V6 that I love.  Bought it used with 60K miles right after graduation in 1993.  Has 143,000 miles now and the paint looks like crap (no UV inhibitor in the clearcoat I've been told).  It hasn't given me a bit of grief.  I keep dreaming about a sport ute, but just can't stand the thought of parting with my truck.  Maybe with a new coat of paint....
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Tuesday, June 19, 2001 10:40 AM
Subject: transportation (was "how's your computer")

I enjoy, and learn a lot from, all of your great posts, but the last one really made me feel good.  I love pickup trucks, and drive one, too.  It's interesting to know how popular are these among our fellow engineers.  Which cars do we prefer, anyway?
Steve Gordin, SE
Irvine CA
Roger Turk wrote:
By the way, my "car" is a 1984 Nissan pickup with
> 188,000 miles on it and
> only recently has started giving me some problems
> (alternator problems).  The
> finish is "perfect" as I keep it protected with a
> nice even coat of dirt.