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Old 11-16-2006, 12:14 AM   #1
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I think this is the right place to post this i fnot please move ( thanks in advance if have to be moved)


But my dad found a 95 bonneville SE with about 100k on it. am guess maybe some rust not sure about that one.. and i dont tihnk there is anything mechcaial wrong with it... but it was in an accdent but it was only the fender and front bumper damaged and those will be replace before anyone can buy it.. but what i was wondering is it worth $1200? or is that to high for it? thanks let me know
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It just totally depends on the condition of the rest of the car. Without more info, there'* just no way to tell. You could be getting a good deal or you could be throwing away $1200 for a pile of junk.
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Am going to go look at it this weekend to check out the car for myself and ill post more information up on here when i get it and ill prob take some pics of it...
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There is at least the possibility thaat it will still be a very good deal. My own Bonneville, for example, is a 97 and just turned 98,000 miles. It has been wrecked to the tune of $8500 front end damage all repaired by insurance in 99 right after I got it. Since then it has been expertly dealer-maintained, including major issues like upper and lower intakes, ac compressor, ps pump, and tensioner pulley. For the occasional cosmetic scuffs, I've had the front and rear bumpers refinished, I've had the sideview mirrors refinished, and the right front fender replaced when I bumped a parking garage pillar with it.

Despite what sounds like a lot of problems, the car is mechanically perfect, as well as the body. I intend to keep it, as it'* pretty much just like it was when I bought it in 1999. Is it worth $1200? I'm sure it is.

I doubt that most car owners take as good care of their cars as we do on this club, but it is at least theoretically possible that with proper maintenance, a 1995 SE with 100,000 miles could be just fine. However as you described it, it sounds as though it needs the collision damage repaired still, and this could easily exceed $1200 for the cost of repairs. So if you buy, I'd make sure it'* repaired properly first.
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seems a little cheap to me...i have seen my year for sale for that price..make sure to check it over really well for any engine problems etc.

But being that it was in an accident, that price sounds somewhere around correct.
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