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Purchasing New VT, Need Suggestions

JimmyMcDuff

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Hi,

I am looking to purchase my first commodore.

Its a '98 VT Series 1 Berlina Commodore.

The asking price is $4750, plus its does need a little work.

Is this a reasonable price for a car of this age? By the way, it has around 250k on it.

Thanks

J
 

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Depends what the "Little Work" it requires is. Got any information on that?
 

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Requires work on the Power Steering, replace Pump and Rack
may need Radius Rod Bushes replaced soon (they're starting to crack)
New Engine mounts
Engine is leaking a little oil, need to have Tappet, Inlet Manifold and Rear main checked to find source of leak.

I got this from an NRMA check done today. Also needs new tyres
 

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That;s pretty much exactly what I was looking for! So you think $4k is a reasonable price, considering the work that needs to be done!

Cheers
 

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She has a few Ks on her, check out the log books (if still there) & see how often serviced..
Might be worth spending a bit more $$$ & get something with less K's..
Just my 2 bobs worth..
 

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I guess if you really want the car and you can get it down to 4k, i guess... but you could get something that needs less work and hassle for about the same price couldn't you? By that i mean all the money you are gunna spend on it whn you get it (inluding that mystery leak!).
 

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omg 250k no way
mate i bought my vt 2 yrs ago with 125k but i did pay a lil more 4 it $8000
bought it from an old guy who used it just to go to the local shops and the RSL club.
i did a lot of shopping around and it paid off. its a great car.
my advice is go shopping, look at everything out there. you wont regret it, i didnt.

hope this helps!!
 
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