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Old September 21st, 2006, 09:05 AM   #1
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Reliable transportation wanted for about $1000

I need to find a reliable car for about a grand if anyone has anything decent they are looking to get rid of. It must be something a female can get in and drive without much worry.

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Old September 21st, 2006, 10:02 AM   #2
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Old September 21st, 2006, 10:06 AM   #3
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I need to find a reliable car for about a grand if anyone has anything decent they are looking to get rid of. It must be something a female can get in and drive without much worry.

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Old September 21st, 2006, 10:15 AM   #4
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I believe he said 1k not 2k..
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Old September 21st, 2006, 10:23 AM   #5
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I have to keep it as cheap as possible. My work is slow to non-existant and her Neon just ate a head gasket. I would just put a head gasket in it but I HATE working on Neons and it already leaks and burns oil and is on it's last leg.

I found a decent looking XJ for a grand but she drives from Utica to Flint for work and i'd like to get something better on gas than 18 mpg. Although the XJ would be a breeze to work on over a front wheel drive econobox.
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Old September 21st, 2006, 10:34 AM   #6
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pm hacksaw.

He has a car up north that needs a few things but is priced just right for you. I think it was a tempo or something like that.

Edit: Its a mercury sable and needs a tensioner pully and new rubbers i think.
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Old September 21st, 2006, 12:09 PM   #7
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Old September 21st, 2006, 01:05 PM   #8
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Hows my wife been lately Roadhead?
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Old September 21st, 2006, 01:43 PM   #9
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i have a 95 chrysler Concorde it needs an outter tie rod. 800. dollars takes it i need to move this car as for i already bought another one and i have a truck too and money is tight i just got fired from my job so if your interested let me know we can work something out.
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Old September 21st, 2006, 01:47 PM   #10
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I believe he said 1k not 2k..

OW! my seeds, Just trying to help
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Old September 21st, 2006, 01:54 PM   #11
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I have a 87 Ford Grand Marquis on the west side of the state. In good condition with around 100,000 miles. Runs and drives excellent. I would not be afraid to drive it any where. $1200
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Old September 21st, 2006, 01:54 PM   #12
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OW! my seeds, Just trying to help
And I was just being a smart ass..
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Old September 21st, 2006, 01:55 PM   #13
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Try http://detroit.craigslist.org/
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Old September 21st, 2006, 02:09 PM   #14
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And I was just being a smart ass..
No worries.......Kind of expected to get some grief for that

guys gotta try though
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Old September 21st, 2006, 02:25 PM   #15
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ive got a 1988 dodge raiderwith a 2.6 4 popper in it. 900$
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Old September 21st, 2006, 08:32 PM   #16
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Hows my wife been lately Roadhead?
Pretty Good, thank you
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Old September 22nd, 2006, 07:07 AM   #17
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not mine but

http://detroit.craigslist.org/car/210621575.html

http://detroit.craigslist.org/car/210560078.html

http://detroit.craigslist.org/car/210491158.html

tons of these locally

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Old September 23rd, 2006, 01:11 AM   #18
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i have a 91 ford ranger 2.3 4 banger with a 5 speed has 85kish miles on it everything on it work great no problems i drive it back and fourth from brighton to lima ohio every weekend. the body is bit beat i would take a 1000 bucks for it
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Old September 23rd, 2006, 07:42 PM   #19
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