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Old 03-17-2005, 09:18 AM   #1
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Hello all. First time starting a post, but have a quick and easy one for you....
I am in the process of buying a 2000 SLE and the car is running right at 200 degrees on the temp gauge. It hasn't gone higher, but is that average for these cars? Coolant looks fine.
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right it should stay @ 200degrees! any higher you have problems!! i dont believe any car should go pass 200degrees!! you want your car to run cooler not hotter!! how much do they want for the car?? how many miles??
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I am getting the car for $7500. It is black with damn near everything on it. The only thing it doesn't have is the supercharger (rats!!) and the cool wheels. I am in desperate need of some SSEI rims. The 17" 20 spoke rims aren't near as sporty as I would like.
I am planning on posting pictures as soon as the ink is dry in the paperwork. I can't wait!
Thanks for the information on the temp gauge. I was assuming as much, but wasn't quite sure. The Grand Prix I was driving only ran around 160-175, so this concerned me.
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Forgot the miles...it just turned 107k on me the other day.
Drives and looks like it only has 10k on it though!
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haha well i was just curious on the miles thats all....... 7500 is a good deal. you probably had a different thermostat..a 160degree one.. they have different ones.. when you get your car, you should drop a 180degree one in it!
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