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Old 07-18-2012, 12:18 AM   #1
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Hey, all....just wanted to let everyone know I may be getting a new ride soon, since I'm not wanting to soak more money into my Cavalier. I'm looking at an '03 Malibu with the 3.1/OD trans, and, 93K miles. I drove it the other day, and, it drives tight, A/C is ice cold, and, runs great. I'* also a one-owner car, too... Here'* the posting from my dealership'* website:

2003 Chevrolet Malibu for sale in Vermilion - 1G1ND52J63M662555 - Pat OBrien Chevrolet Vermilion
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STAY AWAY FAR FAR AWAY. it will give you hell in about 30k miles nbodys just go down hill after 120k, take it from someone that has owned one
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Well, this one'* been well taken care of, and, it'* a 1-owner, as well... I checked the Carfax, and, it'* been well-maintained. Besides, I work at the dealership where the car'* at, so, if anything goes wrong, I'm covered. And, the usual thing about N-bodies up here, is, that the area around the gas door is usually rusted away, and, this one'* clean in that area.
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im just speaking from experiance mine was a one owner in my family since new and the gaoc guys refer to the nbodies as a 120k curse


just saying though good luck. It does look well cared for. being a 03 it has the limg fix so thats a plus
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n bodies suck, vss issues, window motor, squirl fan, etc... ive had the displeasure of working on a bunch seems like all my family had them. i used to joke you had to go through the trunk to change a thermostat. that being said i would buy that before any 4cyl GM.

depends on what kind of driving you do but i always have gotten a 3100 or 3400(not dohc) w-body. they get like 30 local and 33-35mpg all hwy. there a ton easier to work on and have more room.
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