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    #16
    Bought one of these in Apr. It's four door, but looks like a two door because the back door handles are flush with the body. It's fun to drive. It's a Sonic.

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      #17
      Considering, against all my criticisms over the years, buying a mini-van with no lift. I hate Chrysler with a passion but I like the stow-n-go idea. Plus a remote side door button.

      Not sure how that would work out? Price-wise it would work very well!

      I own a 2004 Saturn as well but parts are getting harder and harder to find (not that it needs repair often but it's 8yrs old now).

      My dream car is a British racing green Porsche with two white stripes down the middle .. anyone? Anyone? Christmas is coming ... my dream is Big Sur in that very car! I don't even have to be driving but I will handle the stick ... lol.
      Roses are red. Tacos are enjoyable. Don't blame immigrants, because you're unemployable.

      T-11 Flaccid Paraplegic due to TM July 1985 @ age 12

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        #18
        i have a 2007 monte carlo works out great
        to alcohol the cause of-and solution to-all of lifes problems [homer simpson]

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          #19
          I've had a four door and 2 door cars. For me, a 2 door car works ways better.

          2011 Mustang GT. Great car, and converts well. Ford covers 1k for new car conversions.
          Rollin' since '89. Complete C8

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            #20
            Jeep I have, I have gotten into driver side. Just to see if could ge in. Never tried getting in. 1 thing I thought was with all of the velcro 1/2 door of everything, a vehicle like that should be easy to get in anywhere. Move velcro out of way load up/out and ready to go. It was a 2nd car toy.

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              #21
              Originally posted by lynnifer View Post
              Considering, against all my criticisms over the years, buying a mini-van with no lift. I hate Chrysler with a passion but I like the stow-n-go idea. Plus a remote side door button.

              Not sure how that would work out? Price-wise it would work very well!

              I own a 2004 Saturn as well but parts are getting harder and harder to find (not that it needs repair often but it's 8yrs old now).

              My dream car is a British racing green Porsche with two white stripes down the middle .. anyone? Anyone? Christmas is coming ... my dream is Big Sur in that very car! I don't even have to be driving but I will handle the stick ... lol.
              I had one when I had the old farm, it could pull a horse trailer. It was pretty easy with the chair, just pull it in the side door and go. I would much rather drive a sports car than a mini-van though!
              Andrew

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                #22
                Someone else already said it, but I second the Monte Carlo, as long as you don't carry more than 1 passenger regularly. Those back seats are pretty small.

                But, my Monte looks great, gets good mileage on the highway (33mpg), and when you "put your foot on the floor", it really moves! Sorry, that is still fun to me.

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                  #23
                  I am T7/8 complete and use a transfer board to get into Ford Windstar

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                    #24
                    Originally posted by djrolling View Post
                    I am T7/8 complete and use a transfer board to get into Ford Windstar
                    You're a T7 and you use a transfer board? Can I ask why?
                    Rollin' since '89. Complete C8

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                      #25
                      I also have had a 2 door and 4 door.

                      Two door is easier but 4 door is not bad

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                        #26
                        I'm a t6-t8 para, and I drive a Hyundai Tucson. It's probably as high as a Grand Cherokee. Before I bought the Tucson, I looked at the Subaru Outbacks. They were affordable and pretty roomy. I also liked how it was easy it was, to put the rear seats down (the lever is easy to reach in the backseat, when you're in a wc). I'm not too sure about getting your license in Oregon, but I would see if there's a driving school that teaches people with disabilities, that you can talk to. Maybe Voc Rehab would know as well. Good luck!
                        Last edited by xJdinox; 22 Dec 2012, 3:36 PM. Reason: added

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                          #27
                          Originally posted by Crappler View Post
                          You're a T7 and you use a transfer board? Can I ask why?
                          Because it is an easy way to get into the van. It is the only time I use it so I. can just leave it in the van. It makes it easier and easier is better

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                            #28
                            Originally posted by djrolling View Post
                            Because it is an easy way to get into the van. It is the only time I use it so I. can just leave it in the van. It makes it easier and easier is better
                            It makes sense to me, I have never used a transfer board in 29 years but I'm considering using one now for high cars cause I started to feel pain in shoulders only when doing these transfers.
                            Your Ford Windstar seems high too, what kind of board do you use?
                            My TR3

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                              #29
                              Originally posted by Big View Post
                              It makes sense to me, I have never used a transfer board in 29 years but I'm considering using one now for high cars cause I started to feel pain in shoulders only when doing these transfers.
                              Your Ford Windstar seems high too, what kind of board do you use?
                              Yes trying to avoid shoulder problems and I just use the thin wooden one I got in rehab over twenty years ago not really sure what kind/brand it is

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                                #30
                                My wife is a t4 para she drives a Jeep Cherokee. It's a pretty easy transfer. It works out good for us, since we can put both chairs in and still have a little room. We also have a Dodge Dakota, a Ford Focus, a GTO, and a classic Mustang. We like the Jeep best though.

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