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Old 05-26-2010, 07:50 AM   #1
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I took it to the shop when it was overheating and now I have a cracked head and cylinder, plus water pump is out, lim gasket has failed, the total cost to fix it is 2900. That'* more then the car is worth. So some mechanic there wants to buy it for 700 dollars, I said sold. 160K is more problems then it'* worth. But I want to thank everyone for helping me on this forum. Unfortunately Bonnie has to go. I am getting a 2001 Acura 3.2 CL-*.
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I'm sorry to hear that. Thanks for sharing her with us. Good luck with the Acura. Do you have one picked out right now?
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Yes I pick it up friday...it is silver in color and a supercharged * type car Pristine condition. Excpt the miles which for what I can afford this is ok for me...121K it'* quite a bit less then the 160K and honda/acura tend to last longer
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I think it all goes back to how the previous owner took care of it.
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Lesson learned never buy a leas vehicle and anything over 120,000 is asking for trouble IMHO
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Sorry to see it go. When properly maintained these cars will last 300k, even 400k miles and more.
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I assume your talking about the bonnevills, also is 700 a good price for a blown engine and all my other issues?
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could have gotten more outta her and there is a L67 here in the junkyard for $400 you could have used to fix yours. sorry to hear of your troubles
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Sorry to hear she'* gone but yea try to get more out of it than $700
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From a car buyer'* point of view $700 is a bit high. You have a dead car.
From a seller'* point of view, $700 is more than you had before and it'll be tough to sell with it being dead.

I recently bought a 2000 Buick Regal with 160K on it for $1400. Drove it before buying. Most things worked great and the car needed some minor things to be up to 100%. When I buy a dead car, $500 is pretty much my maximum unless the car has a lot of extras that increase the value greatly if parted out.
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