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Old 07-06-2003, 08:30 PM   #21
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Yes you will love this car. Are you considering a supercharged model? They dont have that intake on any year because the supercharger is in it'* place. Like i said before the coolant thing would be enough for me not to buy a car, and if you look at my sig you can see the beauty i got for $3900 USD, not as new, but i almost bought a 97 SE until they bastard sold it after he said he woulda kept it for me. I'm glad i got this car instead, many more features then the stripped 97.Now wy am i replying here in my trunk? I just got my RPO codes for JR, maybe i should get out....
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Old 07-06-2003, 09:47 PM   #22
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Are you considering a supercharged model? They dont have that intake on any year because the supercharger is in it'* place.
Thanks for your suggestion, supercharge engine'* insurance looks too high to me (I had an accident a while ago), on the other hand it only eats premium gas, maybe also too much to me.

Maybe I will sit down to re-caculate my budget, if it is acceptable I will change my target.
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Models from 92 have no EGR Valve, and have many more burnt exaust valves because of its EGRlessness (is that a word). Also the interior is the same for all 92-99 models, if thats a big concern. Looking at earlier model years is probably the best bet for better prices, and you can still find cars in good shape, if not better. My car is near Mint, and i only paid $3900 for it with 106,xxx miles on it. That'* less then 10k miles a year, and thats well below the US average for distance. Car was in a garage once it snowed until spring. I bet if you checked out Tams car you would love it. They have a nice exaust on it if i remember right.
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, (Like tamara'* vehichle she'* got for sale.

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I don't know if you are interested, but i have a 95 SE...it has a bit more kms then what you are looking for though. However, it has a lot of mods done to it (look at the sig) and everything looks and runs great...plus it'* been well taken care of. There'* nothing wrong with it, I just bought a new one (2k SSEi). I'm asking $4k but can negotiate...
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Just wanted to help you out, you tried to pawn it off on me pretty good, but i don't even live in the same country!!! This guy is local for you, just a way to keep Hollywood in the (bonnevilleclub.com) family.
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Just wanted to help you out, you tried to pawn it off on me pretty good, but i don't even live in the same country!!! This guy is local for you, just a way to keep Hollywood in the (bonnevilleclub.com) family.
He said Hollywood has too many kms. He'* too good of a car to let go to someone who dosn't love him. My dad is putting him back on the road so i will probably be driving him this winter if dad decides to keep him
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Ya..those kms seem to be a sticky issue with car buyers. It inherent. Nothing you can do about it.

Nice new sig tho Tam where have I seen that pic before
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hardwwing, Got my 92 SE on 7-1-03 from a Nissan dealer. It only had 88,200 miles on it when I brought it. After doing a test drive I ran a Carfax report and the car came back with flying colors. Only had 1 owner before I got it. Not a bad buy for a 92 with only 88K miles on it. That'* less than 8800miles per year from the previous owner. I would highly recommend you run a Carfax report before you buy.
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Dr Jay has some free carfax reports available to him for a while if you need one guys. I bought my 93 SE on 6-23-03 with 106,276 miles. That'* less then 10k miles a year, with the national average now at 12-15k... My car wasn't in a winter until '00, and then they didn't use it once it snowed... Kinda weird about how they didn't use it in winter, but they ordred it with an engine block heater.... Anyways i got that for under $4k from a private party, and i've been very happy with it. Instead of a report, i had my mechanic do a pre-purchase inspection on it. It was involved in a minor accident and you can tell on the front, but the only thing that was damaged was the air dam on the bumper cover. A mirror is also heavily cracked, but you've all seen my paint, and the body!
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