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Old 08-23-2004, 04:30 PM   #21
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Well, the best way to do it is, go take to a good mechanic and get it inspected for any leaks and signs of wear before it is bought.
Even though there might not be any evidence at the time of purchase, it will most likely occur down the road.
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Old 08-23-2004, 04:32 PM   #22
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Well, the best way to do it is, go take to a good mechanic and get it inspected for any leaks and signs of wear before it is bought.
Even though there might not be any evidence at the time of purchase, it will most likely occur down the road.
I would definatly take it to a mechanic to get it checked out, especially if I knew of specific issues. The thing is, most every type of car is going to have lemons and every model has their issues. I'm more just worried if this one is any worse then all the rest of them.
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IMO..stick to the trustworthy power plant of your gorgeous 94 Bonnie!

The 3100 and 3400 are just too risky.
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Old 08-23-2004, 04:38 PM   #24
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It'* your choice Jeanie. I've driven 3100s and 3400s for years, and have never had a problem. My opinions are just based off of my experiences.
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both are pretty good cars, exterior wise the Olds has an advantage, the GLS trim owns over the and GT'* w/o that nice little ram air hood, I'd say go for the GLS, or GT with the vented hood mounts insted of the norm GT.

best GLS colors too me are Bronze, Burgundy,Black, White, Drk Green, and br Red
best GT w/VH colors, Silver, Black, White, Orange, Red, and dr Green
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buy a tiburon... girls look great driving those things
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Sol is yer man on that one, his mom has a NICE GT....the Alero is nice too, a bit higher up on the trim level quality then the GA, but its essentially the same car. Has a peppy 3.4L with a lot of potential.

GA has a nice aggressive look to, just not a fan of the circular dash fitted to the gages. Othewise, its a sweet car.

Good luck!
what you dont like the boob cups?LOL!!! that is a safety precaution for big breasted women like me in case of an accident!!!!

but in all reality, the GT is a very nice car! I like the ram air V-6 but i still wouldnt give up my SSE for one!!! Good luck with the car hunt PJ and please dont leave us when you find another ride!!!
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Good luck with the car hunt PJ and please dont leave us when you find another ride!!!
Thanks, I'm gonna need all the luck I can get. And trust me, you can't get rid of me that easily. :P
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Hahahahahaah ladies!! lmao!

I can get rid of PJ that easily but I wont, just cuz I like 'er, whats your price range anyway Peej?

btw Boob cups rule
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my alero has the 3400, we bought the Extended warranty for another 3 years. I actually added 1 litre(quart) to the rad tank about 3 weeks ago, as it has been low since purchase. The level hasn't dropped yet, i have been keeping my eye on it, and oil condition, incase it suddenly develops this condition. My guess is, it is a fairly easy job to do on this motor.
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