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Posted by JeffSm [Email] (more from JeffSm) on Fri, 5 Jun 2015 20:44:18 Share Post by Email
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Have a 230,000 mile 2000 lpt wagon that I love and is going well but is in need of suspension and is looking beaten up and tired outside and inside - of course. But gee I love that old thing.
Wasn't specifically looking for another car but a "friend of a friend" has a 2004 Arc 2.3 with almost 100000 and is in great shape. He wants only 5000.
Feels good. Drives well.
Frankly, after being sadly convinced I would have to give up having a Saab for some crappy other make, I cannot separate the thought of having a newer feeling Saab from the good sense. So help guys! What is the best way to go? Keep fixing the existing car that i know inside and out or go for the lesser miles?
(By the way I fix a lot of stuff myself and would definitely first drop the pan to check for sludge.) Most of it looks pretty good right now though I gotta say I am wary of more fixing $$$ than I had already.


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