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Old 09-07-2020, 03:39 PM   #991 (permalink)
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Will someone please look for something in the Phoenix area?

Preferably on the southeast side. I do not know what is wrong with my car, but I need to get back to Show Low!

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Old 09-07-2020, 04:27 PM   #992 (permalink)
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Old 09-07-2020, 04:39 PM   #993 (permalink)
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Please explain.

I am sitting at Sonic in Apache Junction, the last tow between the Phoenician wasteland and the desert wasteland, and the first car on Facebook is a silver manual Insight for $1,395.

If only mechanics were available to look at it!
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Old 09-07-2020, 06:13 PM   #994 (permalink)
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"Drive on home, you will be fine. Your life insurance is current, right?"--Mom

Mom told me to not buy a car on a holiday. I could not have a mechanic inspect it.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace...2594216935440/
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Old 09-07-2020, 06:53 PM   #995 (permalink)
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Averages almost 50 mpg....not sure how they can get under 50 mpg, don't think that's possible in a G1 lol! How far away is it from you?
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Old 09-07-2020, 07:01 PM   #996 (permalink)
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I walked around it and then drove far and fast--for unrelated reasons.
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It was the only hopeful thing I had to offer.
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I walked around it and then drove far and fast--for unrelated reasons.
Was it in the direction of home?
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Old 09-07-2020, 10:50 PM   #998 (permalink)
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Yes! I made it, too!

The Insight sold.
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Old 09-08-2020, 07:34 PM   #999 (permalink)
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If I lived in or near Florida, I would jump to go look at this 2012 Chevy Cruze ECO with the 6-speed manual transmission for under $900:
https://www.cars.com/vehicledetail/d...aign=atempest5

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Old 09-08-2020, 08:30 PM   #1000 (permalink)
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I too have been noticing a few cheap-ish Cruze Ecos. But nothing near that price. What's wrong with it??


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Carfax 1 Owner, No accidents or damage reported, Recent trade in, Sold As-Is with no warranty, Runs and drives but runs rough

Mileage: 185,667



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