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Re: Opinions on buying cheap second car? O/T
someone gave me a running Toyota Corolla a few weeks back, it was a 84 I think, white 2 door hatch back, not a bad little car.
I traded it for some beer at a junkyard my buddy works at.
I picked up a 1987 Volkswagan Jetta a few years back, $300, I had to replace a front wheel bearing ( $50 and a few hours) it was a great little car, I bout it at 130K, sold it at 160K ( for $800) it got 28MPG, was zippy as hell, 4 door, rode and drove GREAT, I would buy another in a heartbeat.
the Wife had an older Ford Escort when we first met, it was a way Sub 1000 car, and it was pretty reliable and effecient.
YOu can find something, but youll have to be patient. and check the oil coolant too, all of htese have aluminum heads and can be warped and its not worth the trouble on a $500 car, so be careful
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