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Old 08-04-2011, 12:10 AM   #1
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Good deal?

http://elpaso.en.craigslist.org/cto/2528842873.html
I might pick this up. Does it seem like it is a good deal?


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is it unmolested? sounds nice. especially the zx5 ive always liked those.
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Old 08-04-2011, 12:34 AM   #3
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Yeah it is bone stock, but the headlights are mismatched. That bothers me.
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Old 08-04-2011, 02:11 AM   #4
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^^

id definately question the condition of the car. Overall, i see alot of little scratches, nicks, dents, dings, etc. And that generally leads me to believe that the owner didnt care for it quite as well as he could have. The different headlights makes me concerned that it was in a front end collision of some sort.

As picky as the SVT tends to be, id also be concerned about the condition of the drivetrain and what maintnance was (or wasnt) performed.

Honestly, for 4500, you could probably find a better deal.
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Old 08-04-2011, 09:17 AM   #5
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I don't think 4500 is terrible, my SVTF was pretty beat after living in downtown Chi for two years. (People beat the hell out of both bumpers street parking.) I still got like 3900 for it I think, that was a 2003, with like 128k on it. The paint was also chipping on the hatch. But it was a screaming yellow EAP.
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Old 08-04-2011, 10:32 PM   #6
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I don't think 4500 is terrible, my SVTF was pretty beat after living in downtown Chi for two years. (People beat the hell out of both bumpers street parking.) I still got like 3900 for it I think, that was a 2003, with like 128k on it. The paint was also chipping on the hatch. But it was a screaming yellow EAP.
Ive seen foci with ~100k in great shape go for 5000-5500, and while thats a bit more than the 4500 this guy is asking, those cars were in 10x better shape.
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True, but at the same time, SVT Foci are almost impossible to find down here. This is the second I have seen for sale in the 17 months that I have been down here.
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True, but at the same time, SVT Foci are almost impossible to find down here. This is the second I have seen for sale in the 17 months that I have been down here.
gotta be willing to drive a bit.. I always search within 300 miles of my location as well. Its worth the drive for a better deal
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Old 08-05-2011, 01:19 PM   #10
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He must have sold it. I was gonna go today to see it but I guess not. Oh well.
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