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Old 04-13-2008, 05:53 PM   #1 (permalink)
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A trip to the park in the new '08

This is the first new vehicle we have had in many years and we are enjoying it tremendously. We took it on a trip to nearby Southford Falls CT State Park and I was pleased to see we got 19.3 mpg on a mix of 30-40 mph state routes (...a classical CD really helps mellow the break in period. 220 miles so far...)

Anyway, here is Southford Falls, their SUV filled lot, and our new MDX
I am not sure how to post multiple pics so this may take three posts.
Again, my thanks to all on this board that gave me a lot of insight on the purchase.
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Old 04-13-2008, 05:55 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I could go SUV shopping here (Murano out of the picture near Q7)
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Old 04-13-2008, 05:57 PM   #3 (permalink)
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And finally, the new baby.
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Old 04-13-2008, 06:23 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Congrats on your new X and welcome to the forum!

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PS - Where is Southford Falls State Park? Is it anywhere near Westport?
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Old 04-13-2008, 06:40 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Cool pics! That is a really awesome color on the X.
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Old 04-13-2008, 07:13 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Congrats and welcome to the family, great color!!!!!
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Old 04-13-2008, 07:18 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Location of Southford

http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=e...,0.057163&z=15


This is a prime picnic and popular fishing location and two of the trees in particular near the bridge are so filled with dozens of bobbers that it looks like they are fruit trees. It is nice in the spring when there is a good flow of water. The stream narrows into rapids and finally flows out under a covered bridge. There are nice walking trails.

Here is a site of CT waterfalls that has more info:

http://www.ctwaterfalls.com/falls/pi...php?Southford1

Thanks about the color. The dealer had to bring it down to Milford from Boston, so mile #1 for us started at 171. I sat in a black and in a taupe interior and felt the latter would be cheerier, but took at least some good advice from this board and got the leather warranty from the dealer. (I know, anything other than black is a rookie mistake) So, it just means to stop being an F-150 driving engineer in blue jeans (taupe & blue jeans thread) and start looking civilized.
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Old 04-14-2008, 01:06 AM   #8 (permalink)
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Nice pics ...welcome ..it only gets better ...
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Very Purty...
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Very nice! Congrats and welcome to the club!
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Congrats + Welcome. Nice shot of the waterfall. Your steel blue clearly stands out from the crowd. Easy to find in the maze of a parking lot day or night.
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Welcome to the club! Take it easy on the break in and then you'll enjoy the sounds of Vtec at 4500 -5000 rpms......
Nice color!
got Zaino yet?
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nice pictures

I lived in CT for 23 years, and I had never seen that place.

welcome to the club, enjoy your MDX
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Beautiful pics and GREAT colour choice.
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Very nice, congratulations on your new addition!
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