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Old 02-24-2012, 11:27 AM   #16
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My 97 town car gets 25 hwy and rides like a dream and can be had for 3000
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Old 02-24-2012, 11:34 AM   #17
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1995 - 1998 bmw 318i. Got mine for 1500 wiyh a 5sp and 4 cyl. Car has been trouble free for over a yr and im told itll last forever if ya put oil in it. Doesnt look like a 1500 dolkar car by any means and averages 35 mpg 40 on hwy. Imo, best bang for buck hands down for gas savin beaters
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Old 02-24-2012, 12:05 PM   #18
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Late model Crown Vic or Marquis they run forever and tuff as nails!!
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Old 02-24-2012, 01:54 PM   #19
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i just sold it, 2004 buick lesabre for 3900 tax and all.
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Old 02-24-2012, 02:08 PM   #20
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I HAVE A 2000 SATURN TWIN CAM CAR. GOOD LITTLE CAR...........2000.00
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Old 02-24-2012, 02:11 PM   #21
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high milage 4.3 is kind of scary, some make it but alot of them dont
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Old 02-24-2012, 02:20 PM   #22
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Really nobody has mentioned the cavalier/sunfire? Late 90's-02 with the 2.2 sohc get awesome mileage and will run out to 300k easy
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Old 02-24-2012, 02:34 PM   #23
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yeah Jbodys run a long time. they have their issues though, control arm bushings, pcm's, harness issues. most of them go a long time without issue though

definately NOT an Nbody-grand am, alero, malibu

I like W bodys myself I own 2 right now
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Old 02-24-2012, 02:50 PM   #24
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I have a 97 grand prix GTP that I bought when it was almost new, it now has 230,000 miles on it and all it has needed was gas,oil, and one alternator. I'd find one with about 100,000 on it and it should be cheap and dependable.
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