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Old 11-02-2012, 05:43 PM   #1
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I live in Long Beach, NY, one of the barrier islands that just got crushed by Sandy. My wife and I are very fortunate to have the house we bought about a month ago spared by any major damage from the storm. I'll take a new furnace and some minor flood damage over what I see around the rest of my town. But our cars didn't fair as well, my 2011 WRX and my wife's 2009 OBS are probably totaled from salt water damage. They are both covered, so have to get some new cars and get moving back to work and all that. I am hoping to get a 2013 WRX but for the wife I'm looking at the impreza sport and the crosstrek, anyone have opinions on the two. Hoping to go for a test drive tomorrow.
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Old 11-02-2012, 05:48 PM   #2
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I cant even find the correct words to convey what I really think about this post. 100 people dead, hundreds of thousands displaced, millions affected, and your worried about what kind of car to test drive.

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Old 11-02-2012, 06:01 PM   #3
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I cant even find the correct words to convey what I really think about this post. 100 people dead, hundreds of thousands displaced, millions affected, and your worried about what kind of car to test drive.
Jesus Christ. I can't even find the right words to convey what I really think about this post. 100 people dead, hundreds of thousands displaced, millions affected, and you're on Nasioc worried about people who have to buy new cars. I can't believe you're not out in the streets of New Jersey helping people!
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Old 11-02-2012, 06:08 PM   #4
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Jesus Christ. I can't even find the right words to convey what I really think about this post. 100 people dead, hundreds of thousands displaced, millions affected, and you're on Nasioc worried about people who have to buy new cars. I can't believe you're not out in the streets of New Jersey helping people!

delivering generators and gas from PA to there actually.Although I do admit, I was selfish and decided to spend an evening with my wife and kids.
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Old 11-02-2012, 06:11 PM   #5
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delivering generators and gas from PA to there actually.Although I do admit, I was selfish and decided to spend an evening with my wife and kids.
And so what makes you think that BucketRX isn't helping? People have to do what they have to do for themselves to keep their lives moving. It's natural, like masturbation.
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Old 11-02-2012, 06:01 PM   #6
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I cant even find the correct words to convey what I really think about this post. 100 people dead, hundreds of thousands displaced, millions affected, and your worried about what kind of car to test drive.
And consider it a miracle there wernt more. But he is asking for advice so dont be a punk.
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Old 11-02-2012, 06:02 PM   #7
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I cant even find the correct words to convey what I really think about this post. 100 people dead, hundreds of thousands displaced, millions affected, and your worried about what kind of car to test drive.
Seriously? Do you know them? Who are you to judge what kind of questions they're asking? Yes, Sandy was an enormous catastrophe, but people need ways to get to work, and with the subway systems out of commission for a long time, they're going to need to find a way to get to work, and get back on their feet. He never said they DIDN'T experience any damage, just that they weren't AS affected by the storm as others were. That doesn't give you the right to judge them simply for wanting to get back to work.
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Old 11-02-2012, 06:07 PM   #8
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Old 11-02-2012, 06:39 PM   #9
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I cant even find the correct words to convey what I really think about this post. 100 people dead, hundreds of thousands displaced, millions affected, and your worried about what kind of car to test drive.
you sir are a nice combination of douche bag and moron. Is he supposed to drop his life until the world issues are resolved? Omahgerrr
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Old 11-02-2012, 08:49 PM   #10
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Old 11-02-2012, 09:05 PM   #11
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I cant even find the correct words to convey what I really think about this post. 100 people dead, hundreds of thousands displaced, millions affected, and your worried about what kind of car to test drive.
I just left LI before this happened. All of my family went through the storm and were luckily unharmed. While nothing is more important than the people affected by the storm, THIS IS A CAR FORUM. Quit riding this guy's nuts, for real.
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Old 12-04-2012, 09:54 PM   #12
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I just left LI before this happened. All of my family went through the storm and were luckily unharmed. While nothing is more important than the people affected by the storm, THIS IS A CAR FORUM. Quit riding this guy's nuts, for real.
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he's not worrying about what car he's going to test drive, he wants opinions. Jesus
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Old 11-03-2012, 05:24 PM   #13
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I cant even find the correct words to convey what I really think about this post. 100 people dead, hundreds of thousands displaced, millions affected, and your worried about what kind of car to test drive.
Well, with that type of rationale....before, during, and after Sandy there are millions of children starving to death around the world. You selfishly upgraded your turbo and put a larger motor in your car. Do you know how many of those kids you could have fed and kept alive? Geez, talk about selfish inconsiderate.

I modded my car cause I only care about myself, so don't even go there.

OP, glad you and your wife are safe. Love the look of the Crosstrek, let us know how it drives.

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Old 11-05-2012, 07:45 AM   #14
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I cant even find the correct words to convey what I really think about this post. 100 people dead, hundreds of thousands displaced, millions affected, and your worried about what kind of car to test drive.
I nominate you as self-righteous douche bag of the year.
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Old 11-05-2012, 07:51 AM   #15
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I nominate you as self-righteous douche bag of the year.
Seconded.
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Old 12-06-2012, 05:38 PM   #16
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I cant even find the correct words to convey what I really think about this post. 100 people dead, hundreds of thousands displaced, millions affected, and your worried about what kind of car to test drive.
Suck it up you pansy. That was like a light rain storm to people that live in the gulf.

I love how overly dramatic the north is when they get a little ****ing shower. Oh noez world ending I have 2 inches of water in my house.


My mom's house got destroyed in Houston, full roof torn off, etc.. That's a storm.
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Old 12-06-2012, 06:01 PM   #17
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You sir are a **** sucker.

I don't think I've ever seen so many people on NASIOC agree on a single topic before

To OP: As someone who moved out of NJ less than two months before Sandy hit I have seen the destruction of my neighborhood, I'm happy that your house and most of your belongings made it through the storm. I truly do feel for you.

On a happier note though congratulations on the two new cars! They look great Don't mind the stupid comments. He was from "Pennsyl-Tucky" after all
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Old 11-02-2012, 05:51 PM   #18
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Wow that sucks man but that's nice your house was mostly spared.

I think the sport/crosstrek are pretty similar. From what I remember the crosstrek is essentially an impreza with a 3" lift and wheels that are either hit or miss depending on whom you ask. I would just test drive both.
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Old 11-02-2012, 05:57 PM   #19
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Wow that sucks man but that's nice your house was mostly spared.

I think the sport/crosstrek are pretty similar. From what I remember the crosstrek is essentially an impreza with a 3" lift and wheels that are either hit or miss depending on whom you ask. I would just test drive both.
They also both have the 2.0i motor, so I doubt you'd be gaining or sacrificing power by going with either one. I would venture to guess that the Crosstrek is just an impreza with beefed up components (like when they offered the OBS) and of course the increased ground clearance to handle more offroad scenarios. If that's what you're into, then great.
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Old 11-02-2012, 06:22 PM   #20
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Thanks for all the replies guys. As I a said, I was pretty lucky with my house, but the town won't be live able for at least a month. We have no running water, or electricity. I went up to Boston to stay with a friend for a night or two and then heading back down to help friends empty their now flooded homes and all that. I was hoping it would be easier to find gas cans for generators and supplies up here, but still not having much lucky, everything is sold out, so just picking up what I can. I picking up a rental car in Hartford, ct tomorrow because that was the closest place I could find that still had them left. Then it's back down for what will be weeks of cleaning things up, and then the rebuilding. I know it seems unimportant to worry about a car, but we do need to get back to work and if I'm spending the money in a short period of time, I'd like to have some extra input.

As I said before, thanks for any help.
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Old 11-02-2012, 06:26 PM   #21
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OP, I wish you the best of luck with your home and vehicle situation.
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Old 11-02-2012, 06:38 PM   #22
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Good luck!
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Old 11-02-2012, 06:57 PM   #23
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Dude. I am so sorry.
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Old 11-02-2012, 07:26 PM   #24
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delivering generators and gas from PA to there actually.Although I do admit, I was selfish and decided to spend an evening with my wife and kids.
No one cares... OP is looking for help on picking a new car on a Subaru site. That's what it's for. Not helping people rebuild. Yes it's a catastrophe but there are other places for that
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Old 11-02-2012, 07:59 PM   #25
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I wish you, and everyone else a quick recovery. Being from South Louisiana, I feel your pain. I hope you and your wife get your new Subies quickly.
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