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Old 12-18-2005, 04:08 AM
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Originally Posted by Rich300TDMBZ
A colleague at work bought a 2000 VW Jetta TDI, 100k miles from a neighbor for $6500. It was hard to start, but now runs beautifully after a new battery, fuel filter and glow plugs. I saw it and it's real nice in and out. I would like a deal like that.
Sounds like a real nice car for the price. My mom liked the jetta but the car is way to cramped. The passat was more for us and the new body style jetta is about the same size of the passat and we were thinking of looking into one of those but we only found them in 5spd manual and my mom doesnt want to drive a manual, i wouldnt mind it manual tdi's get better mpg's then the auto trannys but hey its wat she wants
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Old 12-18-2005, 08:22 AM
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winter is a good time to get a deal on about any vehicle....except four wheel drive.

two weeks ago i helped my mom buy a replacement car for hers which she wrecked. bought a very clean low miles example for $1800 under average retail book at a dealer. 'course it was a buick at a toyota dealer.

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[SIGPIC] Diesel loving autocrossing grandpa Architect. 08 Dodge 3/4 ton with Cummins & six speed; I have had about 35 benzes. I have a 39 Studebaker Coupe Express pickup in which I have had installed a 617 turbo and a five speed manual.[SIGPIC]

..I also have a 427 Cobra replica with an aluminum chassis.
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