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reliable cheap car?

coolvxss

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Well it doesnt look like im getting my pride and joy back:cry: So i have to start thinking about getting a new ride. I am still paying off my VN that got stolen and still at school so i cant afford anything much atm. i am hopfully getting aprenticeship at end of year, so i need a cheap reliable car to last me a little while just to get me to and from work till i can pay off my old vn and save up to buy a new commie.

Can you please list a few cars that are cheap and reliable just to get me to and from work for about 6months? Thanks for all your help.
 

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An old mazda or corolla would do the trick...
4cyl 5 speed...
 

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what sort of a budget do you have?
late 80s or early 90s pulsars are pretty good as are corollas

or you can pick up cheap commodores as well
 

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i was thinking around the $1000 mark. I dont have that much atm but i can save that pretty quick if i make some sacrafices.
 

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Any of the mid to late 80's Corolla or Pulsar's are good reliable cars.

I've had an N13 for a while and haven't had to do much at all to it
 

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any of the early 90's Nissans, ie pulsars, primera's bluebirds, presea's.
Other wise the corolla sedan/corona sedan
 

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corona sedan i got mine for 50 bucks i has not let me down! i have not even serviced it in 40 000 kms still going fine
 

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Thanks for all your input guys i will have to check some of them out.

My auto teacher at school is realy feeling for me because he knows how much time and money i have put into my vn that got stolen so he told me today that he would give my a car. Its a camery wagon. Pretty old, dont know exact year or anything about these cars. Im guessing its about same age as VN. Its manual and the teacher just replaced a few things like starter motor and stuff. It does need a bit of work such as new shocks, back bushes, 2 tyres and there is a hole in muffler.

Does anyone know anything about these cars because i havnt got a clue about anything in them. cheers
 

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I know they are reliable as hell and the twin-cam share a similar engine to a celica.. which is the best toyota engine ive ever seen..

This is the 88-90 model camry..
 

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I know they are reliable as hell and the twin-cam share a similar engine to a celica.. which is the best toyota engine ive ever seen..

This is the 88-90 model camry..
Yeah, I know a couple of fella's who drive these things. They don't die. No one in their right mind would steal one either as they are completely worthless and very boring. In other words a perfect daily driver shitheap! Sounds like a good score.
 
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