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Old 07-21-2004, 11:38 AM   #21
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Ok I did some searching for you....

Check out this site.. there are a few here in your price range...

http://www.autotrader.com/findacar/r...=used&x=30&y=8
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Old 07-21-2004, 04:32 PM   #22
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Hehe, this conversation is getting interesting.

Thanks a million for the suggestions & research everyone... I've got 29 days to make a decision, although I'd like it to be sooner. There is a nice Aurora in my sights at the moment, but we'll see what pops up and I'll keep you all updated!
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The 4.0 was first, not made from a race engine. Good motor new, but at high milage no one really knows yet. They have low end grunt from dipslacement, then DOHC to fill in the top. I don't care what a motor has as long as it moves a car, pushrods or cams, or rotary design. Just gotta move 'er and be reliable, and decent to fix/work/play with.

I found my car on Autotrader, but the biggest part of the online listings for me was being up to date. All the owners I called for a few weeks had already sold it to someone else.
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The 4.0 was first, not made from a race engine. Good motor new, but at high milage no one really knows yet. They have low end grunt from dipslacement, then DOHC to fill in the top. I don't care what a motor has as long as it moves a car, pushrods or cams, or rotary design. Just gotta move 'er and be reliable, and decent to fix/work/play with.
I found my car on Autotrader, but the biggest part of the online listings for me was being up to date. All the owners I called for a few weeks had already sold it to someone else.
Um... so to shorten what BonneMeMN was trying to say....

"Buy a Bonneville.... no an Aurora."
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damn, i am late. I remember my situation with my 97 SSe back in 2003 and they settled with 8500. why so low with yours?
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damn, i am late. I remember my situation with my 97 SSe back in 2003 and they settled with 8500. why so low with yours?
He was looking for something with lower mileage.
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I'm surprised you'd get another GM car after the way they treated you
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Yeah, I am surprised at myself too... I'm convinced that there must be some brainwashing vapor in the A/C vents of GM cars or something, because I can't seem to stay away from them. In order of purchase starting at age 16, I've had an '84 Park Avenue, '73 Electra 225, '69 Executive, '91 Caprice (9C1 police package), '98 Bonneville, and am about to buy another GM. Strange.

Guys, I think I found "the one". I hope I don't get kicked out of the group for the decision I'm about to make. More coming soon...
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You dont see a lot of 150K+ mile Auroras because there simply isnt that many out there, with only 15000 made each year, mid to late 90'* cars are nearing 100-150K miles its unfair to judge, lets wait 3-5 more years and see.
we've got a 95 Aurora on our lot, it'* got 196,xxx miles on it and still runs good
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