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Old 05-11-2013, 05:31 AM   #42 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Old Mechanic View Post
Almost 25 yaars ago I met the son of the owner of a body shop. We worked together and rebuilt a dozen Nissan Altimas starting with 1993 Models, the first Altima. I could put on one the road for $7500, half of the new price.
His father (72 years old) the son of a Carolina share cropper who left home at 16 and started doing body work in 1956, rebuilt this car. It had no broken glass no deployed air bags and it took them 6 months to finish it because the parts were almost unobtanium. It had 3770 miles when I bought it, they gave me a 90 day unconditional warranty, Fords warranty does not cover salvage vehicles. 15k miles later and I have had absolutely no problem with the car.
The title is branded salvage rebuilt. I bought it 14 months ago. First car I rebuilt was in 1973. I also got them to set the toe at minimum specs when they did the alignment.

So, I couldn't possibly hope to get an equal deal and I need to love the one that I got. Okay.

Teslas look pretty.
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