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Old 01-26-2010, 06:20 PM   #1481
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Mate the word millionaire doesn't carry the connotations it once did 10-20 years ago. These days everyone living within 20km of Sydney without a mortgage is a millionaire, so it's hardly an exclusive club.

As for the guy driving the Prius, as unbelieveable as it sounds, some people just don't care for cars.
Technically most classify it now days as 1 million in liquid assets outside of your principle place of residence, (so cash at bank, investments etc) a lot less of those around. But yeah anyone living within 20k of Sydney Harbour with no mortgage qualifies in the "my house is worth $1m, therefore so am I".

Agree that plenty of people with heaps of money aren't interested in cars at all.
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Old 01-26-2010, 08:45 PM   #1482
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Ummm just becuase you have heaps of money doesnt mean you are into cars YOAMG...

My uncle is a builder and he has a property portfolio of like 10+ residences in good areas near the water/beach in high demo areas..

He owns all 100% and has loads in the bank and he drives some 1994 Ford Falcon.

Guess he just does not care about cars like some people, every one has different interests, for example he is all ways overseas on trips....

But its like most people who own cars which are worth big money, they might rent a house in a **** area...

Personally Property is way more appealing to me then cars....
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Old 01-26-2010, 09:16 PM   #1483
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ye i understand that

ive seen the same thing first hand.. i know people with big pay packets, and drive average cars... i know en ex CEO of a big mining company
.. who drives an AU falcon..

even if ur not into cars, at the end of the day u still need one to drive around in, and if uve got the cash, why not make it something above average, to reward yourself for the hard work uve put in over the years to earn the money..

each to their own though i guess
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Old 01-26-2010, 10:30 PM   #1484
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ye i understand that

ive seen the same thing first hand.. i know people with big pay packets, and drive average cars... i know en ex CEO of a big mining company
.. who drives an AU falcon..

even if ur not into cars, at the end of the day u still need one to drive around in, and if uve got the cash, why not make it something above average, to reward yourself for the hard work uve put in over the years to earn the money..

each to their own though i guess
For some of those people with money, they've made it by investing wisely and not tying it up in depreciating assets which provide a negative NPV. Hence they balk at spending a penny more than they need to on them.

Not saying it's what i'd do personally, but i've met enough people with that mindset.
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Old 01-27-2010, 01:23 AM   #1485
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also maybe he's a greenie looking after the trees and whales etc driving the prius...............actually, maybe he's doin an undercover stint on the sea shepherd at the moment.
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Old 01-27-2010, 01:43 AM   #1486
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also maybe he's a greenie looking after the trees and whales etc driving the prius...............actually, maybe he's doin an undercover stint on the sea shepherd at the moment.
The lifecycle of a Prius generates substantially more emissions than a V8 commodore, so maybe his just another sheep-do-gooder-greenie.
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Old 01-27-2010, 02:55 AM   #1487
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http://www.news.com.au/breaking-news...-1225824083774

The millionaire has his Facebook page updated ....whats with this article its probly a fake profile, even worse the 21 people who added him..
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Old 01-27-2010, 08:56 AM   #1488
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For some of those people with money, they've made it by investing wisely and not tying it up in depreciating assets which provide a negative NPV. Hence they balk at spending a penny more than they need to on them.

Not saying it's what i'd do personally, but i've met enough people with that mindset.
100% spot on. Some business people are all about business in everything. No way they're gonna throw any money on a depreciating asset.
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Old 01-27-2010, 04:23 PM   #1489
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Totally, however lots of them are into other things however if it isn't cars (overseas trips, nice house, holiday houses, boats, planes etc) very few live the Buffett mantra to the nth degree.
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Totally, however lots of them are into other things however if it isn't cars (overseas trips, nice house, holiday houses, boats, planes etc) very few live the Buffett mantra to the nth degree.
on this subject, did anyone see the superyacht parked in rosebay yesterday? i dont think ive ever been so in love with a boat in my life.

i almost freaked when the seaplane landed next to it.
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Old 01-28-2010, 12:40 AM   #1491
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on this subject, did anyone see the superyacht parked in rosebay yesterday? i dont think ive ever been so in love with a boat in my life.

i almost freaked when the seaplane landed next to it.
Man if you splooged at something that pulled into sydney then you will loose your mind at some of the vessels in Europe it is like being a kid in a candy store
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Old 01-28-2010, 12:54 AM   #1492
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considering dropping some dough on lowering my car...options are JAMEX or JOM coilovers, or some King Springs (probably have to get some new shocks then too)

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Pedders Coilovers? WORX recommends them pretty highly
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Old 01-28-2010, 01:11 AM   #1494
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yeh they're closer to $2k yeh? was thinking about them, but for that price i'd probably import some from modbargains

in terms of uprated shocks for the king springs, what can we get here in australia? and how much?
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ye there 1.8k i think..

go KW shocks...

i think som1 was selling them on here have a search
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Old 01-28-2010, 01:35 AM   #1496
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1.8k for pedders coilovers?????????

kw v2's delivered from US are cheaper than that!!!!!!
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I just got some Bilstein PSS from Modbargains, under $1,500 all up. It's on backorder unfortunately!
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haha gone from talk of superyachts and luxury cruisers in Europe to talk of Super King Springs...
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AFAIK the pedders coilovers at 1.8k are a complete installed price.
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1.400 for the pedders. They are Just BC sports rebadged anywho. If you want them I can get them next day.
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