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post #1 of 18 Old 06-30-2008, 04:11 PM Thread Starter
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Uh oh... I bought a Chevy.

I promised myself I'd never do it, but, I went and bought a Chevy. For $350.

Has a small headgasket leak, but nothing serious. ICE cold A/C. Brand new tires. 240K miles. Gave it a good cleaning. Changed the oil and the spark plugs... Pretty sure the spark plugs had about 200K miles on them.









Runs great now. Next up is to fix that ghetto rigged CD player.

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hey i might would give you your money bac on that one
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Thats about right for a chevy...$350.00

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Seriously, good find. My trucks taking everything I can scrounge up for fuel.

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Thats about right for a chevy...$350.00
id rather buy a ford fiesta!!
Vehicle Detail Page - AutoExtra.com even this is worth 1grand

96 F-350 XL
CrewCab Long Bed
7.3L Powerstroke
Built Auto Tranny
MBRP Turbo back exhaust system 4"
Straight pipe!
Isspro Gauges.
Boost, Pyro, Tranny temp.
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20% up front 5% in the back


?!?!?what happened to the map logo?!?!?
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You have officially committed treason!!!

But like the old saying goes"you get what you pay for"

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maybe it will ease your mind just a tad if you put a ford sticker over the chevy symbol on the hood. anyways, decent buy. and the ice cold a/c is nice for the summer.

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Seriously, good find. My trucks taking everything I can scrounge up for fuel.
Yeah, spending $500 a month on fuel alone for work really sucked. If this car gets 30 MPG it will pay for itself in a month. Truck is now on fun duty/towing the boat... When the river isn't way flooded.

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id rather buy a ford fiesta!!
Vehicle Detail Page - AutoExtra.com even this is worth 1grand
Tried looking for a Festiva... Couldn't find any cheap enough or not needing a ton of work.


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You have officially committed treason!!!

But like the old saying goes"you get what you pay for"
I paid $350 for a car that has been driven 100 miles daily for the past few years with zero break downs. I'm not a Chevy fan at all, but if it runs for a month then dies, it has paid for itself. I paid for a great deal.

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maybe it will ease your mind just a tad if you put a ford sticker over the chevy symbol on the hood. anyways, decent buy. and the ice cold a/c is nice for the summer.
Haha... I'm not going to be seen in this car in public, only as a beater to and from work (70 miles round trip), although it is a ton different driving this vs the F-250. AC is definitely necessary for summers in Missouri. Plus, I can't show up to work covered in sweat at 8 am...

I've put about 100 miles on it since Friday (including the test drive) and it hasn't missed a beat.

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Sweet

All you need now is 3 spinner hubcaps, a fart can muffler and a big wing. I just picked up a 2000 Sunfire 2 door. Gets 34 miles to the gallon and it was free! Woo Hoo I hear ya buddy!
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All you need now is 3 spinner hubcaps, a fart can muffler and a big wing. I just picked up a 2000 Sunfire 2 door. Gets 34 miles to the gallon and it was free! Woo Hoo I hear ya buddy!
I'm thinking of having a coffee can welded on over the exhaust pipe. And the guys in the shop said they would build me a spoiler... Without me even asking. It sounds scary, mainly cause most of our steel is heavy structural stuff. Wonder how much a wing made of 1" plate will weigh... LOL

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