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Well, the Honda CRX I bought has served me well. I got a bunch of website renewals recently and I am in the market for another car. I told myself I wasn't going to buy a corolla unless it was a 5 speed. I found a white, 93 5 speed, with 185k on it. Let me tell you the story.

I meet the guy in Media, PA, which is OUT there for me. The white paint is old, scratched, not faded, but just old. I pop the hood to find - RUST. ON EVERYTHING. The pulleys, any and all brackets, nuts and screws, and dirt and dust everywhere. Belts were bad and the alternator had hard water stains on it? It was leaking oil from the Valve Cover, and from the Distributor seal.

It ran reallllyyyy smooth, I beat on it for the test drive. Shifted smooth, down shifted smooth. No vibrations, no hesitation, ran really nice. So we bring it back, I open the hood again for another inspection, and I open the oil cap to see dark brown stained aluminum, a sure tell tale sign of bad valve seals.

I offered him 700 for it. The next guy he showed it to, bought it for $1000. I feel sorry for who ever bought.

I was that close though. haha.
 

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I bought mine with bad rings bad fender and bumbers great trans pulled and put a new motor in for 900 all together im glad i got it i had a 94 honda accord sedan and it was roomy but the DOHC is nice still needs body work but i think i can get it taken care of soon
 

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I ended up purchasing something a bit more roomy... 96 Ford Explorer 2 door sport 4x5 v6.
 

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4x5 huh? Haha I still have my 91 Eddie Bauer in my backyard and haven't driven it in almost 2 years. It won't start anymore so I gotta try to fix it when it gets cooler so I can get rid of it.
 
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