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Old 03-20-2013, 11:07 AM   #11
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Its getting harder and harder to find SVTs for sale with less than a 100k on the odometer too. The ones with less than 60k all seem to be asking $6-7k+ too. I'd say go for it if you get the car and the work done for less than $4k when all is said and done.
I had the VIN checked and it's a one owner car also the mileage is legit. My main concern was that it's a legit SVT lots of clones out there. Every SVT I looked at I had the VIN checked. Although not the cleanest I have seen, for the cost and what needs to be done I'm still way ahead of the game. The interior needs to have a date with Resolve and a brush...LOL but no rips or tears what so ever. Non smoker also. Did my calculations and I will be right around $3600 all said and done. Cost of car plus body work and odds and ends.
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3600 for an svt is a steal....

but make sure there is no frame damage. I had a car that was in a minor fender bender, appeared to be cosmetic damage, but there was a small problem with the frame that was unnoticeable to me that would have cost more to fix than the car was worth. ($3000 at the time)

just because there is no accident on the carfax, does not necessarily mean there was no unreported accident.

my personal experience makes me uneasy, but body work always makes me wonder about the frame, and that is often something an untrained eye may easily miss.

good luck, hope it works out for you.
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3600 for an svt is a steal....

but make sure there is no frame damage. I had a car that was in a minor fender bender, appeared to be cosmetic damage, but there was a small problem with the frame that was unnoticeable to me that would have cost more to fix than the car was worth. ($3000 at the time)

just because there is no accident on the carfax, does not necessarily mean there was no unreported accident.

my personal experience makes me uneasy, but body work always makes me wonder about the frame, and that is often something an untrained eye may easily miss.

good luck, hope it works out for you.

I had my body guy inspect the car today all is good and I put a deposit on it Going back with some friends to pick it up....Yea Baby
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Old 03-20-2013, 06:11 PM   #14
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I think this calls for a build thread to be started. :)
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I think this calls for a build thread to be started. :)


LOL....I Agree. Well I took the plunge put a deposit and going to pick it up in 2 days. My body guy is on standby and I ordered the rear bumper from Ford they lowered the price to cover it

When I get it fixed I will post before and after pics
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Old 03-20-2013, 07:26 PM   #16
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A member of this family already scored my old rear bumper......LOL
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