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Hello everybody. I am glad to of found this web site. I would like to tell you about my day. I went car shopping today and took my son (17) with me so he could see how to by a car. The wife and girls care less about cars which saddens me but the son comes though in this area. Started with Ford - GT 500 - red convertible. My son told me I had to be a sixteen year old girl to be driving that car (sorry Ford people). So with that ended Ford. Then we went to Chevrolet and looked at Corvettes - 2007 new Z-51 coupe for only $40,000 with LZ-3 package, which I test drove. It was a fast and nice car. Then on the showroom floor was a black Z-06 for $68,000, $10,000 off sticker almost had me. I told the salesman at Chevrolet I had to make one more stop at Lexus to see the ISF and I would be back in 30 minutes. We walked in to Lexus and they had a black ISF in the show room and my son and I were in love. This was my 3rd visit to Lexus to see an ISF. Went for a test ride this time my son could came. It too was fast and a nice car but smooth. "Oh so smooth." The when I was at Lexus the sale manager at Chevrolet called me and said "if I came back I could get the 2007 Corvette for only $35,000" (not kidding, I have witnesses). So you know of course what I did since I am on this forum today with my first posting is. I purchased a New 2008 ISF for just $3,500 under sticker. No great deal but what do you do when your in love?:p
 

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Welcome, I'm sure in time you'll see you made the right decision.First off, the value will hold up much better,the quality build is better,seats more people, EXCLUSITIVTY (since it's a limited production vehicle),rides like a Lexus and,,,,,, well I can write a book but I think you get the idea!!!!! Enjoy :D
 

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Sounds like a fun day to me! :D Welcome to the site and Congrats on the car! What color interior did you get?! :)
 

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Black interior. I won't have the car until Wednesday the 27th. Having the windows tinted and clear bra on the front, mirrors and rear installed. I told myself I would not buy a black car again. But it looks so nice when it is clean. I have a black EVO and my wife has a black Prius. Road trip this weekend with the son. LA, Texas or Vegas - not sure which.
 

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My wife got a photo radar ticket this weekend in Prescott Valley AZ in her Prius. 72 in a 55 and that was going uphill. She said she had to carry the momentum to get up the hill.
 

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My wife got a photo radar ticket this weekend in Prescott Valley AZ in her Prius. 72 in a 55 and that was going uphill. She said she had to carry the momentum to get up the hill.
WTF! I got a Radar Ticket machine near my house going down the hill..It's a fu**in conspiracy..I mean come on! I going down the hill! It's difficult to slow down as is..Add insult to injury, camera is there to give me a ticket If I try to run the light not that I would..
 

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The camera company gets a percentage of the revenue, so they will set them up for free. Watch out, more taxes in the form of tickets are on the way:mad:
 

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Congrats on the car and welcome to the site. I really does sound like you and your son had a great day looking for cars, and we'll all agree you made the right choice!

I wonder what me and my boy will be looking at when he's 17, still have 13 more years to go..lol
 

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Great story, and you made the right choice. I had a similar experience with my 13 year old son, who is a gear head like me. After having driven the BMW brand for a couple of years, he was a little skeptical of a Lexus 'sports' car. That was until he got to ride in it and hear it. :)
 

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Originally Posted by alexzxlex
Anybody ever hear of http://www.photoblocker.com I have it & it works.Respray every few months'.

The above claims are bogus....

The TV show MYTHBUSTERS recently tested every type of license plate blocker such as spray on reflector plastic shields on the market and all different speeds and lighting conditions and guess what.. Every product used failed to foil the cameras used by police organizations.

If you haven't received a ticket yet, it's not because of the deceptive spray-on or reflective properties of the plastic cover that you have purchased.
I don't have any of these devices and haven't been ticketed either. Rest assured I do speed.

Don't be fooled by the false security you think you may have developed.....Here's a tip [] Save your money and don't make some scammer rich!
 

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Old$parts I beg to differ. I ave taken pics of the plate at an angle & its white. Also I have been blitzed as they call it in germany & never got a tikt in the mail. So thats my proof for me anyway. As I stated I do respray often. As for mythbusters which i do respect, lets just say that perhaps they had some "Pressure" to report that it dont work. Oh the scandal, would the police ever pressure a TV show.... For shame of course not.... Hey just becouse I am paranoid does not mean there not out to get me....
 

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Good choice, I just picked up a black one myself a few weeks ago. And I don't care how much chevy dicounts a corvette, I'd let it sit at the dealer.
 
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