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Old 09-10-2003, 12:59 PM   #1
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Im in the market for a winter beater,dont want to spend anymore than 2500cnd anyone have past experiences with good ole beaters let me know .I love my car to much to put her through the harsh winter .
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I bought an '81 f-150 for $350 (us) and had to put on new brakes, wiper motor, and a little basic maintaince. I've had it for about 8 months now it it works just fine. 4x4 with a straight 6 and running good.

Now if your looking for a car or something a little nicer than my pile of rust, it will be a more car to car basis to find a descent beater. I have found that the old Cprice and CV'* make good beaters and are relatively cheap for an 80'*.

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dont sell the truck gordy...that thing is awesoem!
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Caprice is RWD and therefore not a good winter beater.... Just get somethign that can stop well, and is FWD..
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An old beat *** Camry or somthing....dependable ugly old thing...might be good for winter haulin. Or a 95 Contour, thats what I'd do
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Go find some rusting 89 Bonne or something.. Maybe an SE, with some beat up exhaust, and a dirty engine.....

Maybe I should kick you ***
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I'd have to say go with a old Camry too, should be dirt cheap, easy to find, and yet big enough to protect you should the unexpected happen.
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Go find some rusting 89 Bonne or something.. Maybe an SE, with some beat up exhaust, and a dirty engine.....
Maybe I should kick your ***

You're all just jealous
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Well if he did that, he could clean her up and have another bonnie! It'd be cheaper then a damn camry, and be decent enough for whenever.
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yea if iw as to get a winter beater id get a 93 SLE....w/ some weird lookin ram air contraption on it...w/ gm performance exhaust...and a wierd lookin color...yea that would be my winter BEATER!!!!!
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