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papz
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re: Alfred Morris is having his 1991 Mazda 626 refurbished

Easy guy to root for. Staying humble and remembering where you came from. It'll be an everyday reminder.


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mattz1122
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re: Alfred Morris is having his 1991 Mazda 626 refurbished
Yeah, I know. And I was explaining why it's still different.


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Black n Gold
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re: Alfred Morris is having his 1991 Mazda 626 refurbished
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The point I was trying to make is that I'm wondering if completely refurbing his ancient car would be more expensive than just buying a new Benz. I have no idea, I was just wondering.


Compared to the cars that most NFL players drive, I believe the obvious answer would be hell no.


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re: Alfred Morris is having his 1991 Mazda 626 refurbished
Fair enough, fellas.


Black n Gold
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re: Alfred Morris is having his 1991 Mazda 626 refurbished
Am I the only one hoping it doesn't come back with giant rims and candy colored stripes down the side? That would really ruin the story.


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Iona Fan Man
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re: Alfred Morris is having his 1991 Mazda 626 refurbished
Wonder why Yahoo omitted this part:


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But Morris says the car won’t be radically different.“It’s not like ‘Pimp My Ride’ or anything like that,” Morris said. ”I’m not into that type of stuff anyways."


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kywildcatfanone
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re: Alfred Morris is having his 1991 Mazda 626 refurbished
That's cool.


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Peazey
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re: Alfred Morris is having his 1991 Mazda 626 refurbished
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The point I was trying to make is that I'm wondering if completely refurbing his ancient car would be more expensive than just buying a new Benz. I have no idea, I was just wondering.


It might be.

1. I'm assuming that Mazda is doing it for free.
2. He already kept the Mazda before any of this when he could have gone out and blown that money on a luxury car.
3. At this point it is more symbolic than anything.


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Lsuhoohoo
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re: Alfred Morris is having his 1991 Mazda 626 refurbished
My guess is the Mazda was his first car. If ya'll had the money to do so, how many of you would refurbish your first vehicle so that you could keep it. Assuming your first vehicle wasn't a total piece of shite and you had good memories of it. I probably would. Even if I had other vehicles.


wildtigercat93
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re: Alfred Morris is having his 1991 Mazda 626 refurbished
Yea...

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Assuming your first var wasnt a piece of shit


Oh

Never mind


Lsuhoohoo
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re: Alfred Morris is having his 1991 Mazda 626 refurbished
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Oh

Never mind


I mean if you wanted to restore it to its pre- shite status, by all mean. I just figured we'd have a lot of "Hell no. My first car was a piece of shite. I was happy to get rid of that thing. Why would I restore it."


OneMoreTime
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re: Alfred Morris is having his 1991 Mazda 626 refurbished
I had a gold 97 Saturn. Complete piece of shite.


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wildtigercat93
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re: Alfred Morris is having his 1991 Mazda 626 refurbished
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I mean if you wanted to restore it to its pre- shite status, by all mean. I just figured we'd have a lot of "Hell no. My first car was a piece of shite. I was happy to get rid of that thing. Why would I restore it."


I would pay to have it as one of the cars that get trashed in those Monster Truck Shows


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re: Alfred Morris is having his 1991 Mazda 626 refurbished
I need to get famous so Mazda can give me my first car, a Mazda 929, refurbished. That thing had oscillating fan vents!


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sowega dawg
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re: Alfred Morris is having his 1991 Mazda 626 refurbished
Sounds like a guy who won't be bankrupt in 5-10 years like the majority of NFL players. Smart dude.


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re: Alfred Morris is having his 1991 Mazda 626 refurbished
I wouldn't mind having a refurbished version of my first car, a 1992 Ford Taurus


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Silky Johnston
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re: Alfred Morris is having his 1991 Mazda 626 refurbished
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1991 Mazda


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considering that the car is almost 20 years old




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greenwave
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re: Alfred Morris is having his 1991 Mazda 626 refurbished
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My guess is the Mazda was his first car. If ya'll had the money to do so, how many of you would refurbish your first vehicle so that you could keep it.


I remember watching a thing on his car and he said his preacher gave him the car so he could get to church. He kept it as a reminder to always be humble.


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BCMCubs
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re: Alfred Morris is having his 1991 Mazda 626 refurbished
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If ya'll had the money to do so, how many of you would refurbish your first vehicle


Frick yeah I would. 1997 Buick Park Avenue. Ran great till it damn near exploded on the way to BR one day.


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