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Old 04-19-2006, 07:41 PM   #1
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I am currently in the market for another car, and at this point have found these two that are in my price range:

Choice 1:
1989 Crown Victoria LX
90k miles
5.0 V8
New Tires
Everything works but the back windows <stuck up at this point>
Police package
$500

Choice 2:
1993 Chrysler LeBaron
148k miles
3.0 V6
Needs Struts, tires, and alignment
A/C needs to be recharged
Needs Battery
$400

At this point i am leaning towards the Crown Vic. it is a lot more car. money really isnt an issue, i am just tired of getting 13mpg in the tempo and not having the power to back it up. Hit me with any questions that would affect your decision. also, tell me why you chose what you did.
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i would say definitely get the crown vic...yeah, way more car....and has alot less wrong with it than the LeBaron....i know the normal V8 has only 150hp so what are the specs for a PI engine? GET THE VIC, plus you like fords anyways huh?
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Crown Vic definitely. I don't know about you but if I had a RWD, I would want to do massive burnouts And it'* a large sedan and given your luck with accidents, it'll be safer than a tiny Lebaron and Lebarons are for chicks and gay guys.

Crown Vic is the way to go.
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get the Vicky
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Lebarons are for chicks and gay guys.
I'll have to tell my friend you said that...he will laugh his *** off...his lebaron is a piece of crap anyways...
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Default Re: Big Dilemma, Please advise

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Choice 1:
1989 Crown Victoria LX
90k miles
5.0 V8
New Tires
Everything works but the back windows <stuck up at this point>
Police package
$500


Choice 2:
1993 Chrysler LeBaron
148k miles
3.0 V6
Needs Struts, tires, and alignment
A/C needs to be recharged
Needs Battery
$400


At this point i am leaning towards the Crown Vic. it is a lot more car. money really isnt an issue, i am just tired of getting 13mpg in the tempo and not having the power to back it up. Hit me with any questions that would affect your decision. also, tell me why you chose what you did.
1989 Crown Victoria LX
New Tires
Everything works but the back windows <stuck up at this point>
Police package

if it all works and is only $100 more who cares about the age difference

All the stuff the Cry-sler needs would cost more than $100
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I personally would get the Lebaron, because I have found the later 5.0 to be an extremely undependable engine, JMO.

And Lebarons are not for chicks and gay guys, I almost bought one.
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Definitely the Vic. That'* a classy car, plus with the interceptor package, it'* a good choice.
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I have an idea:


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1995 Pontiac Bonneville, $800. 602-421-5245 Rio Rancho.


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1993 PONTIAC Bonneville, $1300 OBO $1300 OBO; 505-887-5107.
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Oh I just remembered another thing, the police pkg pretty much fortifies the car. And it will be able to go fast compared to the Lebaron which would probably blow its transmission at 75 mph, then the hood would fly off and the fabric roof would slowly peel back, the passenger side door would fall off hitting nearby drivers, and the right rear wheel would separate from the car, and the oil pan explodes.

Hmm, yeah I still say go for the Crown Vic, they're super comfy.
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