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Old 03-13-2007, 11:03 PM   #1
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Hey Guys.
Was looking for a local Olds 98 Parts car and found a good one. Problem is, it is almost too good to part out. It is a VERY rare 1993 Olds Touring Sedan. And to make it even more rare, it is Supercharged! Yes, as 93 was the final year of the TS, this is a rare car. It is also fully loaded, with those amazing lear Siegler buckets and all that real Walnut!
Was ready to strip it for parts, but it seems so solid. Engine runs well. Transmission feels good. Body in more than decent shape, just some minor rust and a missing front grill.
THe bad? Coupler in the */C is noisy as hell. Windshield badly cracked (won't safety). Heater core bad. WIll probably need brakes, etc as it has been sitting over the winter. Oh, and the tranny lines are leaking up by the battery.
Now, once I get under it, I will be able to see underneath, but damn if it does seem to good to part out!
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If you have another car to drive, fix it in your free time. Why strip a perfectly good car?
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There are plenty worse cars on the road right now.

Fix it!
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Oh, a few bits of extra info:
1) Don't have a garage to work on it. Will have to try to rent a space.
2) Mechanical skills are limited. Might even try it, if not for # 1.
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Why strip it? You say it runs and trans is good. Minor problems so far in the search.
I cant figure out why you'd strip it. Cost less to fix it and have a good car. If its rare, There would be no doubt in my mind.
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Oh, and a catalytic convertor - Failed emissions last time through....
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Since it doesn't look sold yet, how much is it going for, out of curiosity?

(if you don't mind me asking)
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Since it doesn't look sold yet, how much is it going for, out of curiosity?

(if you don't mind me asking)
Sorry, the deal is done!
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Oh, and just to clarify, the reason I got it was for parts. Never wanted another car!
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