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Old 19 Jan 2009, 11:16 pm
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Default Would you buy an Acura with 200k miles on it?

I know nothing about cars, but it's only 1300 so I figured I would ask to see if that was a decent deal.
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Old 19 Jan 2009, 11:31 pm
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take it to a shop and they will perform an inspection.. right before they drive the car in.. walk up to the mechanic himself that is goin to do the work and slip him a 20 and tell him you really want him to check out the car and let you know.. but if the car runs good.. the exhaust doesn't smell sweet and seems to drive good.. . then check the oil and if its clean and there is no visual oil on the engine your good to go.. one tip is to get a card board box and set it somewhere.. then get the car for a test drive and then go over and park it over the card board box and let it sit for 10 minutes.. then move the car and see whats on the box.. if there is fluid on the box.. beware.. i hope this helps..
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Old 19 Jan 2009, 11:46 pm
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Some basic things to stay away from - look for rust around the bottom - you don't want a car that has rust. Look at the tires - if they are bald or worn down you'll need to replace them. If you buy a car for $1300 you probably can't expect great tires, but you'd better be prepared to put some on cause it would be foolish to drive any car with bad tires (you are just asking to have an accident).Also take the car to a mechanic and have them look it over.
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Old 20 Jan 2009, 12:16 am
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i would buy one, if......its not salvaged major frame damage/rust.and the motor/trans is ok.have a mechanic check it could get easily hustled into buying a junk car.
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Old 20 Jan 2009, 12:31 am
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I agree with JDM hero cause hondas go for lots and lots of miles so don't let the millage fool you just make sure it's in good condition body and motor wise
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Old 20 Jan 2009, 12:46 am
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Yeah if it could get me from point A to point B.
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