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Old 06-20-2007, 12:49 AM   #1
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2001 Chevrolet Impala LS

http://www.autotrader.com/fyc/vdp.js...000&cardist=10

84000 miles
3800 v6
grey leather seats
power drivers seat
etc..


they want $8900 for it, and sadly we will have to take a loss on our Trailblazer for trade in , but I feel that the engine will not last long in the TB anyways, and the loss we will take on it would probably equal the amount to replace the engine ( maybe )

Blue Book is $9105


what are some things I should look out for with this car??
I know LIM and UIM gaskets, but what about the intermediate steering shaft? is that a problem on these cars as well??

I test drove the car, and it is awesome!!! rides real nice, and the leather is nice

please take a look and tell me what you think
thank you
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Nothing wrong with the Impy'* but,why not get another Bonne

Expand your range out 200 miles. There were at least 4 that I found
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actually, another Bonneville is what we are really looking for, but we can't seem to find one around here with what we want...

at LEAST SLE, SSEi preffered
under 90,000 miles
under $9,000
2000 +
must look nice, not beat up

they are out there, but it seams like I can't find any


( watch, now someone will post like 12 of them in my area meeting that exact criterea )
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You'll be SOOOO happy with it. They're so nice cars, especially the LS. The seats are ALMOST as good as the AL7s, the sound system is WORLDS better than my '92, the quality is excellent, the 3800, as you know, is SUPER smooth, and I think it'* the best looking W-Body (with the right choice mods, of course )

(btw, I got my LS with all of your options except for leather for 7500 with only 73k miles )
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at LEAST SLE, SSEi preffered
under 90,000 miles
under $9,000
2000 +
must look nice, not beat up

they are out there, but it seams like I can't find any
To bad you don't live closer to me there is a 03 SSEi with 53k going for $8'000 on a lot a mile or 2 from my house. I could be wrong on the mileage but it'* pretty low for sure.
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I found a few for you Ryan, you and Stephanie may have to take a road trip down to the Detroit or Jackson area to get it but there down here. Typical of us BC members, you came on looking for an Impala and we're talking you into a Bonneville


2001 SSEi (slightly over your mileage range)
http://www.autotrader.com/fyc/vdp.js...000&cardist=61

2001 SLE
http://www.autotrader.com/fyc/vdp.js...000&cardist=10

2000 SSE
http://www.autotrader.com/fyc/vdp.js...9000&cardist=9

2000 SLE (I like the color )
http://www.autotrader.com/fyc/vdp.js...9000&cardist=5


This is the complete search (whole lotta SEs)
http://www.autotrader.com/fyc/search...=&keywordsfyc=
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That 2000 is an SE not an SSE.
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That 2000 is an SE not an SSE.
I thought that when I saw it, but I'm not an expert on the 2000+ trims so I thought maybe
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hey my car comes fairly close to your criterea, nearly half the price too!!
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IMAPALA! IMAPALA! IMPALA!

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