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Old 10-04-2016, 07:29 PM
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im really not ive been looking at a few, from craigslist to dealers, etc. this car is NOT definite for me.
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Old 10-04-2016, 07:29 PM
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Originally Posted by terrj View Post
In that case then unless you can get the damn car for 1G or free then dont even bother . Save your money and wait for the right deal , it'll pop up. Keep on looking
thanks for the input.
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Old 10-04-2016, 07:33 PM
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In that case then unless you can get the damn car for 1G or free then dont even bother . Save your money and wait for the right deal , it'll pop up. Keep on looking
^^^ this.
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Old 10-04-2016, 07:35 PM
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^^^ this.
So do you think 2.5k max would be too much? might as well invest in a high mileage DE or w.e right? this one's an HR, btw.
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Old 10-05-2016, 04:05 AM
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if you make more then most, why not just find one that hasnt been wrecked. starting to think you are a balla on a budget

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Old 10-05-2016, 05:37 AM
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Really if you want a project any 350z will be as much of a project as you want it to be... They will handle every last penny you want to throw at it and will come back asking for more. No way you will get that car for $2500... But if you can then go for it.
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Old 10-05-2016, 06:26 AM
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Originally Posted by HueyMantra View Post
but usually for minor accidents like this the insurance company will write it off, it is possible for it to be working fine. i can pay for someone to inspect the car.

Can someone be realistic with me and tell me what would need to be repaired please.
wtf?! no.

A minor accident doesn't set off airbags. If you're that clueless about cars, how are you going to rebuild one?

Typical baller on a budget.
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Old 10-05-2016, 07:40 AM
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I would avoid this and buy a 350z that hasn't been wrecked. Why waste the time and effort. 350z's are cheap already and that's for non wrecked vehicles.
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Old 10-05-2016, 09:16 AM
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wtf?! no.

A minor accident doesn't set off airbags. If you're that clueless about cars, how are you going to rebuild one?

Typical baller on a budget.
Every one of these threads turns out the same way. Some dumb kid asks about a salvage or wrecked Z, he's told repeatedly why not to do it, and then he always argues against the advice. Who cares? Buy the POS and learn a lesson.
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Old 10-05-2016, 09:32 AM
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Old 10-05-2016, 09:44 AM
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Old 10-05-2016, 10:30 AM
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LMAO baller on a budget that made my day. Thanks guys might just buy a used one and avoid the hassle instead.
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Old 10-05-2016, 10:54 AM
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the bad thing about wrecked cars is you dont know truly what you are getting into
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Old 10-05-2016, 11:14 AM
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Bingo^

Look at that kid on B is for build. Bought a wrecked BRZ, ended up spending like $10k more than if he just bought the dam thing new when he was finished fixing it back up.

I've been burned plenty of times my self, sometimes you win, most the time you lose. Especially if you don't know wtf your doing. I buy these for my money pit and wrench addictions.

If I was looking for a daily and didn't have my Silverado, the auctions would be the LAST place Id be looking.

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Old 10-05-2016, 11:18 AM
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Originally Posted by travlee View Post
if you make more then most, why not just find one that hasnt been wrecked. starting to think you are a balla on a budget

Trav dude, where'd you get that pic of me sittin' on the fence makin' a dollar outta fitteen cents? One of my cloud accounts done been hacked!!
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Old 10-05-2016, 12:47 PM
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Thanks for the advice man I appreciate it!

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Bingo^

Look at that kid on B is for build. Bought a wrecked BRZ, ended up spending like $10k more than if he just bought the dam thing new when he was finished fixing it back up.

I've been burned plenty of times my self, sometimes you win, most the time you lose. Especially if you don't know wtf your doing. I buy these for my money pit and wrench addictions.

If I was looking for a daily and didn't have my Silverado, the auctions would be the LAST place Id be looking.
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Old 10-09-2016, 10:35 AM
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used 350z are cheap depending on where you live, i'm new to this website but just reading through this "my first thread" my mind is blown. You can get a 350z base with 100k miles for around 5k. If you can't afford to drop 5 grand on a car then the new mountain bike might be a better option.

Sorry for reviving this thread.
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Old 10-18-2016, 12:55 PM
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Originally Posted by HueyMantra View Post
I can afford an unwrecked Z, but why not put that cash saved into something else? especially if the damage is minor.

car has 104k miles.
description says runs and drives.
salvage title.
pure sale car meaning its being auctioned highest bidder takes it.
EXAMPLE,

My 06 base 350z was in "great running order" off Craigslist. I knew it would need some work dude to its age. A year later just to fix most of what was worn and broke (bushings, control arms, brakes, lights, weather stripping,etc) $3500+. As its turned into a track car this year, im another $3k plus on top of that. and I paid $8k for the car. total as of today $14k plus. I'd buy that car for parts and nothing more.
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Old 10-19-2016, 11:19 AM
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You probably would have been better of getting a auction car than buying CL lol

Auctions are great for track projects and parts cars.

No so much for dalies
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Old 10-27-2016, 12:21 PM
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Originally Posted by CK_32 View Post
You probably would have been better of getting a auction car than buying CL lol

Auctions are great for track projects and parts cars.

No so much for dalies
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