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    1. you make a very good point. personally I don't...

      you make a very good point. personally I don't like the fiesta, I have been eyeing the fits for a while now. the car has been on cars.com since October, I wonder how lenient they are on the $5.9k...
    2. IIRC most timing belts are 10yr/100k mi (105k mi...

      IIRC most timing belts are 10yr/100k mi (105k mi for the 2.5). if this timing belt is original that would make it 16 years old. shouldn't that be replaced just due to age?

      edit: the 2.5 is 105...
    3. if I were to get the car, I don't see the point...

      if I were to get the car, I don't see the point of this. When, not if (it sounds like), the HG goes the new designed HG will fix any issues for good. why not just fix it first, and then never worry...
    4. '99

      '99
    5. the reason why I am considering it is that it...

      the reason why I am considering it is that it checks the right boxes.
      -manual
      -wagon
      -low miles
      -cheap

      I can buy this outright with cash, where the other cars I am looking at will definitely...
    6. '99

      '99
    7. Are the cars pretty reliable beyond the HGs?

      Are the cars pretty reliable beyond the HGs?
    8. How bad are the Subaru 2.5 4cyl head gasket issues?

      I have found an Outback with 34k mi on it for 6k. Looks pretty mint, and has a 5spd. All I hear are bad things about the headgasket on the 2.5, is it really that bad?
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      mcbanagan's posts are more interesting than some...

      mcbanagan's posts are more interesting than some of the races in the season. good work :thumbup:
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      seems like a lot of people are recommending CPO...

      seems like a lot of people are recommending CPO models, that doesn't make me feel warm inside about reliability. i am also reading that first gear is going out and costing $$$$$ to drop the tranny...
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      what would these woes be?

      what would these woes be?
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      and his reason?

      and his reason?
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      the problem with vehicle specific forums is...

      the problem with vehicle specific forums is they're full of nutswingers who think its the best car ever made. good resource for problems though



      I wouldn't get a DSG so no worries there. ...
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      Volkswagon CCs?

      I have always like the look of these but know nothing about them. Looks like prices have fallen into my range and it checks some boxes (man-pedal, sporty look, leather) etc.

      -Reliability?
      -MPGs?...
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      http://www.cars.com/vehicledetail/detail/623151787...

      http://www.cars.com/vehicledetail/detail/623151787/overview/

      good price? weary of buying a car already tuned, but this is a polestar tune
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      I got mine at pepboys

      I got mine at pepboys
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      my kayak weighs 80 lbs, its no fun getting on top...

      my kayak weighs 80 lbs, its no fun getting on top of my saab, I don't want to try my jeep :laugh:



      looking at prices of fullsize vs rangers I might as well go full size. they cost the same.
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      no I did. maybe I need to clarify then. I don't...

      no I did. maybe I need to clarify then. I don't want to pay for storage, I don't want to have to drive to pick up a trailer, drive back to my house to load the trailer and then head out. I'd...
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      ahh brealistic, always a breath of fresh air...

      ahh brealistic, always a breath of fresh air around here



      I guess you didn't read the thread...
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      whelp, i guess its a good thing i have a plastic...

      whelp, i guess its a good thing i have a plastic boat and not a fiberglass boat. i run my boat down rapids and creeks, sometimes the water is low and i scrape, no worries from me. i drag my boat on...
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