U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Go Back   City-Data Forum > General Forums > Automotive
 [Register]
Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
Reply Start New Thread
 
Old 12-19-2014, 01:43 PM
 
66 posts, read 55,040 times
Reputation: 118

Advertisements

I got very, very lucky with a high mileage purchase once. Back in September of 1995, I was delivering pizza and needed to say goodbye to my 1983 Malibu wagon. It's 1986 350 4 barrel loved gas. lol. Anyway, from the original owner, a retired Cincinnati police officer and his wife, I bought a gold, two door hatchback, 1984 Toyota Tercel. AC, 5-speed, rear wiper, no power steering. It had 150,000 on it. I drove it until April of 1997, when I traded it in on a newer car. It had 198,000 on it, still ran perfectly. No rust, no smoke, no leaks, and the ac was ice cold. During that time, replaced the cv joints, and a starter. Nothing more. Great little car.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

Reply
Please update this thread with any new information or opinions. This open thread is still read by thousands of people, so we encourage all additional points of view.

Quick Reply
Message:


Over $104,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > General Forums > Automotive
Similar Threads
Follow City-Data.com founder on our Forum or

All times are GMT -6.

2005-2018, Advameg, Inc.

City-Data.com - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35 - Top