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Old 02-27-2016, 10:51 PM
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I am sorry to say I no longer have a Dakota. My truck had over 186,000 miles on it and had more than its share of problems in the last year. I was working on it fixing one thing or another practically every weekend in the last few months and finally decided enough is enough. I never had the time I need to do anything else like work on my house, not to mention being real tired of the added expense of parts. I am also transferring to a different work location soon, and the new office is 32 miles one way from my house.

I loved my truck and will always miss it and remember it but I need something more reliable and better on gas so this past Monday I bought a good used lease turn-in 2013 Honda Civic. It's a great car so far and I hope it lasts me a very long time like my Dakota did. I sold my Dakota to Carmax last night. I learned a lot here and I hope I was able to help a few people out too. I really enjoyed the sense of community here and I may be back here from time to time to catch up on the Dakota world but for now I am done.

Old 02-28-2016, 08:35 PM
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Hey Jimmy,

Good luck with the Honda. Thanks for all your input in the past.
Old 02-29-2016, 01:10 PM
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You will miss it.. My dakota had its fair share of problems so thats why I got my ram.. 5 years later I miss my dakota fun little truck, parts were cheap,pretty easy to work on.. Not that id ever get rid of my ram but but would love to have a 2nd truck.. Im sure the honda will prove itself.. My buddy is an engineer at the honda plant in ohio.. Never really has anything bad to say about them
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Jimmy, good luck with everything. Thanks for all the help you've given me. I own a Honda myself. Extremely reliable and that Civic will be night and day on gas.

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