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Old 02-28-2012, 11:57 AM
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LOL funny thread!

Really though $800 for a good running, fuel efficient car, with only 82,000 miles!? Was it ever driven? Shoot our rams will be at that mileage in another year lol.

I'd say you got a good deal. When I sold my s10 (220,000 plus miles) to my friend I gave it to him for $1,000 and thought that was pretty low, I could have easily gotten $2,000 I thought. It was in great shape, ran great, etc. just high miles. You got a car with nearly 1/3 the miles for less, good job!
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LOL, how do I find these unbeatable deals? I just picked up a trailer on Craigslist to tow the car when I move. Total, I am in the whole setup (car and trailer), are you ready?

$1,000...Thats right, I paid $200 for the trailer. It is a 7.5' wide by 14' long flatbed tandem axle trailer, complete with ramps. (can haul 6 ATV's...or one car. )

And it would appear that the car is still worth around $1,900. Looks like I stole it!

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Old 02-28-2012, 12:23 PM
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After you buy that car and transport it, I'll buy the trailer off you, seeing as you won't need it anymore. Just tow it down here when you stop by
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I wont be towing the trailer to TX until 2014. Meantime I can use it around the base, help friends move, haul my BBQ, whatever . I mean, it was $200 bucks...so seriously, why not? And after I am done you can ABSOULTELY buy it...for $2,000.

I am kidding. I will let it go for what I paid, plus gas to get it to ya...so at this rate...yeah, about $2,000 again.
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I'll give you 100% more than you paid for it, you'd have to be stupid to pass up that profit margin...
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You could convert it to 4WD. There's a kit for that.....

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Yes, but one problem.


The entire reason I am buying it is FOR THE GAS MILEAGE!!! DUH!!!

Away that goes with a 77 Ford Bronco frame, carbuerated 460/Tremec T-5, 6" lift and 40" super swampers going under the body.
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The entire reason I am buying it is FOR THE GAS MILEAGE!!! DUH!!!

Away that goes with a 77 Ford Bronco frame, carbuerated 460/Tremec T-5, 6" lift and 40" super swampers going under the body.
WHAT!!! That thing will get 'Great' gas mileage. I have the backing of all the major oil companies on my statement.
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So I bought it, and it now has 97,800 miles on it, thanks to me. I drive the thing all over the place for work. It putters along with not a single complaint. Starts every day, heat works, AC works, isnt leaking anything and hasnt burnt a lick of oil in 3 oil changes.

As far as basic transportation goes, its legit. Goes in for for 4 tires saturday at $41 a piece (13" ). Kelly Classic Radial I painted the gray bumpers black and bought some new wheel covers cause the factory ones sucked.

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Other than that, it will get window tint when I get to TX and get left alone.
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Ended up going with the 75k mile General Altimax RT for $240 out the door. I can dig it. Rides so much better!
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