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Posted: Sun May 25, 2008 4:29 pm 
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I've found an AU Fairmont that looks mint. Checking it out this arvo. Gonna cost around $5000, does that sound alright? Redbook seems to think so.

 

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Posted: Sun May 25, 2008 4:46 pm 
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sounds orrite

 

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Posted: Sun May 25, 2008 4:49 pm 
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Ride: 98 EL Futura

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$5000 for an AU fairmont, sounds a bit suss to me. Id look for a EL XR6 or a EL fairmont Ghia with that $8000 your spending

 

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Posted: Sun May 25, 2008 4:52 pm 
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oh for a fairy geez just noticed that sounds too cheap

 

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Posted: Sun May 25, 2008 11:05 pm 
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I checked it out with my old man and it seems pretty damn good. Owned by the one family it's entire life, driven by a woman most days.

Only negative things were rear tyres near the end of life and front suspension a bit worn. I reckon it's one of the best looking AU's i've seen around these parts. The guy had it for sale for a few weeks at $6,500, but now just wants it gone because he needs the driveway space cause he has three cars. Put the deposit down earlier tonight.

 

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K & N Filter, NGK Plugs
Lows all 'round, Monroe's in the front, GSR's in the rear
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Tickford Bodykit
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Posted: Mon May 26, 2008 12:00 am 
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Ride: 98 EL Futura

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far out that was a quick sale, you should get it RACV tested aswell. I know alot of people think there s**t, but they are worth it if your buying from a private seller.

 

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Posted: Mon May 26, 2008 10:58 am 
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Well, the guy said he wasn't going to take $5,300 from someone else and my max available budget was $5,500, so I just took it. I'm giving it a REVs check tonight, just to be on the safe side, but I think i'll leave the proper checking out 'til I can get some more cash (few weeks). Right now, I just need something to get me to uni that isn't my sister's Hyundai or Canberra's shocking public transport.

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Pacemaker 4499's, Hi-flow cat, 2.5" Redback catback
K & N Filter, NGK Plugs
Lows all 'round, Monroe's in the front, GSR's in the rear
Pioneer H/U
Tickford Bodykit
COMING SOON:
17's
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Posted: Mon May 26, 2008 10:58 am 
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Whoops, double post.

 

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Pacemaker 4499's, Hi-flow cat, 2.5" Redback catback
K & N Filter, NGK Plugs
Lows all 'round, Monroe's in the front, GSR's in the rear
Pioneer H/U
Tickford Bodykit
COMING SOON:
17's
30mm + 22mm adjustable sway bars.

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Posted: Mon May 26, 2008 11:16 am 
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Just a point though - You can take your EA radiator to a rad shop and get the tanks swapped over, and the radiator serviced. Get the EF/L tanks instead.

Seems like a viable option?
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