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Old 05-23-2007, 09:07 PM   #11
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What about looking for an SE that is lighter on gas? I definitely say no to the first choice
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aside from the rust, i like the omni... my ssei is still for sale...
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Old 05-23-2007, 11:15 PM   #13
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Is non existent. I need some feedback. I have not been able to find a good car for some reason. I know that my priorities are weird, but I don't care, lol. I have narrowed it down to 2 cars.

1st Car:
'85 Omni GLH Turbo
1500 bucks

Good:
Good on gas (29 MPG)
FAST!
Cheap

Bad:
Rust through floor board (doesn't look like it until you pull the carpet)
Has only been driven 20 miles a year for the past 10 years
Interior is not in the best condition
Paint is flaking and rusting
Yeah, I have quite a dilemma. Please help
Please do NOT consider the GLH. That Turbo is gonna go sooner than later and that alone will cost you $$$$'* to replace. The Rust is another big factor to stay away.
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Old 05-23-2007, 11:30 PM   #14
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Where is that OMNI it'* a GLH and not a Shelby right ?


EDIT nevermind where is it and whats the lowest they will take cash right now... and the comment on the turbo WGAF <-- Goes Like He||

84 pre Shelby 85 Shelby


BTW nock 3.50 off the final price its missing a lug nut.
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Old 05-23-2007, 11:34 PM   #15
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Get the damned Ei and be done with it


If you get the GLH you should be and forever
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I need some info off of that Car..


1,269 were painted Santa Fe Blue... Oh and I already have the Bonneville I can have the OMNI. lmao
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Mr. ReallyAGXP, you can have it, I'm going with the Ei. I just needed someone to talk me out of the Omni. I guess it was a really simple choice, but I thought people might have had different ideas. Welp, I'll call the guy tomorrow to tell him I'm taking it. Thanks guys!
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Peter. PM me with the info for that GLH, I might just acquire a weekender.

Guys, the problems that that GLH has are all fixable, even the floor. In fact the floor isn't even that big an issue. The interior is eay to remove, then a little work with a cutter at the JY to get patches, and a little welding to install them, a quick coat of primer to protect the welds, a cheap paint job to fix the flaky paint, check all the hoses, a compression test to check head gaskets and rings, and it'* good to go. Parts are ultra cheap, as I can find ten of those motors at the local pick-n-pull any day of the week, and body stuff is pretty cheap, too. The turbo is cake, because it would be the first thing I'd replace just on GP.

PS: Peter called me when he was looking at this car to ask me a few questions, and I referred him to www.turbododge.com, and also my Brother offered to come take a look at it and check on the common problem areas.
These little carsare actually pretty reliable when properly maintained, and modding them is dirt cheap, dirt simple, and extremely effective. The suspesions are as good as any current sport-compact(better than most), and it'* ungodly fast.
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i came so close to picking up an omni before i grabbed the sabre. the only reason i did was i need a daily driver first.
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Hey Gonneville...were you and Petraman sniffing something on the way back from NEBF or WHAT? Neither of you two should be considering such a small bucket of rust as the ...what was it.... an '85 Omni GLH Turbo. I mean really now.... despite the troubles you will have from a car that is not driven... safety should be a huge consideration not to mention the comfort factor....
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