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I thought this would be an interesting thread to see where cadi drivers work and they afford a cadi haha! I work at Black & Decker in Consumer Service dept.
 

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I am employed at a fiber optic Company in Michigan, I monitor our network in Mi, In, Oh, Wi and IL, my first Caddy is a 98 STS that I bought 2 years ago and I still own to this day, after not getting any decent offers I decided to buy a CTS and drive it in the summer and keep my sts for the winter.

I got my CTS 3 days ago and love it, its a 04 3.6L, All option expect Nav and I hope to add that soon, its all stock but the windows are getting tinted this Monday
 

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Awsome! This is interesting! also if you want post a little history on why you chose a cadi then that would be awsome too.. At work and kinda bored haha! My story about purchasing my cadi is a very different one.. I was about 19 when I got my cadi. Obviously I didnt have alot of money then so I didnt buy it but my step dad did and heres how and why he did. After a long business day in Las Vegas at a tradeshow meeting my step dad sits on a slot machine cause hes early for a business meeting at benihanas in the Hilton Hotel. He sits there and max bet on a penny slot was about $10 and bam! first SPIN hits jackpot and wins 2.7 million!!!!!!! So thats why and how I got my cadi! very GREATFUL!! thanks for reading!
 

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Unemployed now but was a software developer specializing in service information systems for a supplier to the car and heavy truck manufacturers and various aftermarket companies.
 

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Bought my CTS a few months ago when it was traded in at my work. It replaced my tired A8. I wanted something a little smaller and better on gas, and had been looking for a manual trans CTS. I also have a Honda CRX that I have been working on for 9+ years. It runs on E85, makes a little over 400whp and runs mid 11's at Bandimere Speedway which is at 5800' ASL. I've been working as a GM tech for a little over 2 years and have a lot to learn still, but like working on them. I'm looking forward to testing the limits of the 3.2 in my CTS with some forced induction in the next couple of years.
 

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Paralegal at NYC law firm. I knew i was going to get the CTS since i first laid eyes on one. As a matter of fact, i purcahsed a V Bumper, V Grille, V fogs, V sideskirts and a spoiler all a few months before i even purchased my car. LOL.
 

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I'm a sales manager for RBF International Ltée. A company that produces chemical products for pools and spas and water treatment and analysis. I always worked on the road for more than 10 years now and nothing beats an american car when we're talking about comfort and room size. When I first started, I had a Pontiac Sunbird then switched to a Chrysler Intrepid R/T witch btw I loved very much and I sold it after 3XX 000 kms on the odo. Then I had a Buick Regal 3.8L and unfortunately had a lemon in the steering/directions. The dealer gave me money back after 2 years (lucky me) and I was always intrigued by the CTS since the first one in 2003.

Cadillac Toronto center called me a year later to try in a race circuit, the new 2008 awd DI CTS which I did and just loved it. But for something I wasn't sure, I wasn't going to pay 45k$ CAN for a test car. So I talked with a toronto technician that worked for cadillac division for years and he said that for less than 20k$, I could get a 2004-2005 CTS low mileage and that i was very reliable compared to the 2003. I said I'll give it a try and he called Bourassa Cadillac in Laval and he gave me what I wanted and I bought it used with 89k kms on the odo if I remember correctly and only had one minor issue with the car since then except for the jerking transmission (tach needle) when coasting downhill between 40-50mph with the a/c on. I'm doing approx. 600-1500 miles per week and the car has, in today, 112k miles on the odo and still working like a charm. I only do my maintenance when the OLM is telling me to do.

Thats my cadillac story my friends!

In 2 years max, I'll go by another CTS 2008 or newer, used or new, whatever the deals will be at that time!

-Mark-A.
 

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GOM (Gulf of Mexico) as a Production Supervisor on an Oil & Gas Facility (14 days on\14 Days Off)!

Why "2" Caddy's (have a His & Hers)? :confused:

Got Two Pre-Owned, White Diamond, low mileage, factory warranted, near Perfect Shape Luxury\Sport 05' CTS's for $10K Less than ONE 09'...So, Why Not!!! :2thumbs:

Ted
 

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Oerlikon Balzers. We do thin film PVD coatings. I have had my 03 for about 2 1/2 years. My aunt was looking for a car at the time and we were driving different stuff and I was sold on the CTS, she bought a Acura RL.
 

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It's a Steel manufacturer (motor laminations and such)
World wide plants in canada, Mexico, India, and China, as well as across the US.
Basically I keep all our plants talking to each other.
 

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When Will Smith on Bad Boys 2 said
"You know, Dan Marino should definitely buy this car. Well, not this one, 'cause I'm gonna f**k this one up. But he should definitely get one just like it".

that is the first I saw it and wanted one ever sense.
 

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When Will Smith on Bad Boys 2 said
"You know, Dan Marino should definitely buy this car. Well, not this one, 'cause I'm gonna f**k this one up. But he should definitely get one just like it".

that is the first I saw it and wanted one ever sense.
LOL, that is pretty much the same reason why I started looking into one too.

I am an Accountant for State Street Corporation out of Boston, MA
 

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Real Estate Specialist with a water company, I have always wanted a Cadillac, convince wife to buy a 06 CTS and once paid off will keep it and get the wife a 2009 or 2010 CTS-V.
 
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