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Old 08-24-2006, 02:05 PM   #1
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Focus gone...need a used car for under $12k...give me ideas please

Hey all,
you guys might have seen my other thread lately but I think im going to just buy a car for around 10-12k and save up till i graduate college in a year or 2 then get a real car (IS350 or M3)....

I'm looking for a stick shift car with decent mileage (under 70k) for under $12grand that has pretty good performance....No Hondas please!....the only thing I can think of as of now is a ford mustang gt but im really trying to avoid domestics...any ideas?

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Old 08-24-2006, 02:09 PM   #2
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Old 08-24-2006, 02:10 PM   #3
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Old 08-24-2006, 02:16 PM   #4
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Old 08-24-2006, 02:20 PM   #5
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Old 08-24-2006, 02:50 PM   #6
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was going to say a focus, but you said no domestics:P
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