Comments on: Where do Clunkers go? http://blogs.reuters.com/photographers-blog/2009/08/07/where-do-clunkers-go/ What makes a great picture? Thu, 18 Aug 2016 11:13:37 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: Geo http://blogs.reuters.com/photographers-blog/2009/08/07/where-do-clunkers-go/comment-page-1/#comment-339893 Fri, 18 Sep 2009 17:42:39 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/photo/?p=13414#comment-339893 Who ever come up with this idear is a complete IDIOT I drove to see the Clunkers & many of them were very good autos.Better then many on the road. Why wreck a good running auto that has no problems and keep selling gas Guzzlers. If each auto is vigorously,tested why is there so many caravans & Windstars with junk transmissions. Windstars & Ventures with over heating problems that sometimes conpleatly wreck the engines. Why do Hondas & Toyotas run forever. Why dont the US build a car thats easy to work on instead of the compleat junk they have been building the last 15-20 years. I had a $80 GEO Metro that lasted 4.5 years got over 45 miles MPGs And I only had to replace the Battery & Radiator @ a cost of less then $200. Very easy to do repairs on.

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By: Sharon http://blogs.reuters.com/photographers-blog/2009/08/07/where-do-clunkers-go/comment-page-1/#comment-339086 Thu, 27 Aug 2009 02:05:01 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/photo/?p=13414#comment-339086 Wow, I have a hard time believing we are getting out of this the way the hand out money. They would be better to just give us the money to the Rich and ask them to create two jobs with it. If they can create two jobs with the money, they can have more money. Now that is a real stimulas, giving it to the people who know how to create money.

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By: photography websites http://blogs.reuters.com/photographers-blog/2009/08/07/where-do-clunkers-go/comment-page-1/#comment-338907 Thu, 13 Aug 2009 05:13:54 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/photo/?p=13414#comment-338907 Thanks for your blog. I am interested in studying the blog.

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By: Auto body shop Washington Dc http://blogs.reuters.com/photographers-blog/2009/08/07/where-do-clunkers-go/comment-page-1/#comment-338879 Mon, 10 Aug 2009 19:33:11 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/photo/?p=13414#comment-338879 A car is a very complex piece of machinery. Each individual part is vigorously,
tested before it ever goes into production models and, like chain,relies
upon every other part in order for the vehicle to function.in our Fine Line Auto Station.

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By: Al Rasmussen http://blogs.reuters.com/photographers-blog/2009/08/07/where-do-clunkers-go/comment-page-1/#comment-338875 Sun, 09 Aug 2009 17:59:36 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/photo/?p=13414#comment-338875 We’ve been buying fuel efficient cars for decades, so in some ways it feels we’re being penalized for it. But, on the other hand, anything that takes old dangerous, polluting, gas guzzling cars off the road, stimulates the economy and makes people feel good about something is not bad.
Now if we could only do something about the rich people in their giant SUVs we’d have it made.

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By: Aaron Quastel http://blogs.reuters.com/photographers-blog/2009/08/07/where-do-clunkers-go/comment-page-1/#comment-338864 Fri, 07 Aug 2009 23:05:39 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/photo/?p=13414#comment-338864 Being wasteful.
Destroying a perfectly good engine seems wasteful to me. Am I supposed to suppose to believe that GM and Ford are now suddenly going to make/use radically different internal combustion gasoline engines in their new cars? We should remember that manufacturing a new vehicle is equal to about 1/3 of the total pollution that vehicle produces over its lifetime. The destruction of working vehicles (which I would not exactly call ‘clunkers’) to get a few thousand dollar deduction from government on a new car is indicative of a wasteful society – that the US undoubtedly is.
Aaron from Canada

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By: Outa Luck http://blogs.reuters.com/photographers-blog/2009/08/07/where-do-clunkers-go/comment-page-1/#comment-338863 Fri, 07 Aug 2009 22:34:31 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/photo/?p=13414#comment-338863 A billion here, a billion there……. the national debt is like the Titanic… and we the taxpayers are the passengers. What a mess!

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By: Frank http://blogs.reuters.com/photographers-blog/2009/08/07/where-do-clunkers-go/comment-page-1/#comment-338862 Fri, 07 Aug 2009 22:16:24 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/photo/?p=13414#comment-338862 Destroying the engine is a good idea, theoretically, however that is very rarely done where I live. The so-called clunkers are sold to salvage yards, used car lots, body shops, etc. by the dealers trying to make yet another buck. The clunker is often back on the road within a day or two with a fresh VIN, detailed, and ready to go. Pretty cool. Here’s thought – get rid of the car dealers.

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By: jeff http://blogs.reuters.com/photographers-blog/2009/08/07/where-do-clunkers-go/comment-page-1/#comment-338861 Fri, 07 Aug 2009 21:53:01 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/photo/?p=13414#comment-338861 ok so detroit happily made big-fat cars that people irresponsibly bought so detroit kept making more, bigger, fatter cars and on it went until the music stopped and detroit was screwed. now the same folks are gettin the car they should have had all along at a great price and detroit gets to stay in business. this may be ironic but where is the justice?

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By: Joyce http://blogs.reuters.com/photographers-blog/2009/08/07/where-do-clunkers-go/comment-page-1/#comment-338860 Fri, 07 Aug 2009 21:47:27 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/photo/?p=13414#comment-338860 What a bum deal from Obama and to think people actually thought and believed he had some plans and changes. It’s business as usual. They should have done this to the housing industry and in general offered cash for losers.

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