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Old 03-26-2001, 10:05 PM
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debating about it. based on my search it is
pretty heavy on the gas but not too bad in
maintenance. comments pls.
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Old 04-08-2001, 06:31 PM
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Be careful. This car may have a single row timing chain. If it does you are looking at having to replace the chain every 30,000 miles or convert to a double roll chain. Proceed with caution!

D. Ruthers
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Old 04-08-2001, 08:05 PM
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We have only a few units of these models here, and they are not popular for 2 reasons:

1. higher road tax for being 3.8 litres; and
2. heavy consumption of fuel (which would most likely catch your attention).

For those 2 reasons above, the second price is very very cheap as it demands a buyer. Unlike other models, sellers are in demand.
... Kerry

126 tailed by a 203, 129 leading the pack.
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Old 04-08-2001, 11:02 PM
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i understand that 85's and later years have
the double row timing chain.
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