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  • laidback93
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    Good Lord. That thing was rode hard and put away wet.

  • Aleman
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    Fun times!
    1956 Volkswagen Beetle-Classic - $24995

    https://sandiego.craigslist.org/nsd/ctd/d/temecula-1956-volkswagen-beetle-classic/6986735503.html

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    VIN: 1375149
    Interior Color: Biege
    Stock Number: T100337
    Drivetrain: Rear Wheel Drive
    Transmission: Automatic
    Exterior Color: Blue
    Fuel: Gasoline
    Mileage: True Mileage Unknown
    Engine: 383 STROKER
    Title: Clear

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  • Aleman
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    I think the seller meant to price this one at $800.

    1991 BMW E30 325ix - $8000 (Upper Chichester)

    https://philadelphia.craigslist.org/cto/d/garnet-valley-1991-bmw-e30-325ix/6987159280.html

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    This car drives and handles great and is a beast in the snow. It has a PA antique license plate and has only been used sporadically for the past 3 year, before that it was our daily driver. It comes with spares for all the 4wd systems and an extra set of ix wheels. I know it has a lot of miles but with the diff and cylinder head rebuilt it has a lot of life left.

    Recent work done to this car:

    replaced front and rear brake pads and discs @ 190000
    replaced front differential with a rebuilt one @ 188000
    rebuilt cylinder head (new valve guides, polished seats and valves), timing belt, head gasket etc. @ 188000
    rear subframe bushings replaced @ 172000
    replaced battery 2 years ago

    not so good:

    paint could use some love
    interior needs cleaning
    passenger door hinge is loose
    rust spots on both front fenders
    rust spot underneath the battery tray
    radio antenna is stuck
    AC not working, needs to be converted to R134

    spares include:
    front axles
    driveshafts
    transfer case and manual transmission
    original defective front diff
    4 extra ix basket wheels with snow tires

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  • Aleman
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    "...some small signs of ware shown..." LOL I wonder what's the story behind why this turd has such low miles. Old Lady owner maybe?

    1987 Plymouth Colt! ONLY 15K ORIGINAL MILES! RARE! Mitsubishi - $3900 (Philadelphia, PA)

    https://philadelphia.craigslist.org/...990374010.html

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    1987 Plymouth Colt E

    1.5L 4CYL FWD Auto
    ONLY 15K ORIGINAL MILES!
    Rare Find! A Real Survivor!
    Totally Original!
    Extremely Well Maintained!
    Blue over Gray Interior!
    Clean Inside and Out!
    Some Small Signs of Ware Shown
    Overall in Excellent Shape for the Age and Mileage!
    Runs and Drives Great!
    A Real Classic!
    Clean Title

    Call or Text For More Info

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  • Gentlejackjones
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    Originally posted by roguetoaster View Post
    Wow, a 2800 mi/km?, completely falling apart, three wheeled probably not really legally road registered, questionable contraption. Best find in this thread in some time.
    Thank you, kind sir. Always on the lookout! Scary thing is when this sells, I might see it around.

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  • flyboyx
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    that m6 is indeed a lot of car for 6k. the chances are pretty good that the rough idle is something much more than a tune up. what is the likelihood the owner didn't take it to a shop before putting it up for sale at such a low price?

    before my wife and i met, she bought a used 2007 525i with 90k miles. unfortunately, someone did the oil changes at the factory recommended 15k interval. the insides were coked up pretty good and the vanos oil passages were clogged. that car was a nightmare from a maintenance perspective. the only way to fix that problem is to pull the head off.

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  • roguetoaster
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    If I had $6000 to burn I'd consider actually burning that car.

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  • varg
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    Well at best they're hideous and very expensive to maintain and repair, so it follows that they depreciate terribly. That one is probably the cheapest example in the country though and won't be the cheapest once the repairs and neglected maintenance are done.

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  • Motheye99
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    2007 BMW M6 automatic - $6000 (Los Angeles)

    wow these cars have dropped in value.

    check engine light is on and running a little rough, probably needs a major tune up, so sale is as is.

    https://losangeles.craigslist.org/lac/cto/d/los-angeles-2007-bmw-m6-automatic/6988583717.html


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  • Aleman
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    $285,000. It's beautiful, but goddam Sam, that's a steep price for entry.
    1973 BMW 3.0 CSL - $285000 (san carlos)

    https://sfbay.craigslist.org/pen/ctd/d/san-carlos-1973-bmw-30-csl/6972192652.html

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    #161 of 429 LHD 3.0 CSL's

    12/72 production



    70k original miles

    Polaris Silver over Black interior

    Optioned with the City Package which was rare on LHD models. In addition to the lightweight aluminum hood and trunk lids, the city package made the car easier to live with on a regualr basis - it added power steering, roll bars, a standard windscreen & side glass, rear defroster, undercoating, interior hood release, extra sound deadening, power rear side windows, tool kit, trunk lock, trunk carpet and headlight wipers/washers

    All original and corrosion free

    Recent maintenance performed by German Auto Kraft of Belmont, CA

    Original books & tools


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  • Aleman
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    If no rust issues, this is a solid deal. Another one with a car phone!
    BMW E30 - $7200 (Collindale)

    https://philadelphia.craigslist.org/...986738209.html


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    Brand new clutch spark plugs timing belt New paint job this car is turnkey ready

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  • roguetoaster
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    Originally posted by flyboyx View Post
    it was guilty of being a bastarated red headed step bitch
    Well, okay then.

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  • flyboyx
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    it was guilty of being a bastarated red headed step bitch

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  • varg
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    Sweet Jesus, that E24 could not have done anything deserving of such awful treatment.

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  • 2mAn
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    Originally posted by Motheye99 View Post
    That touring had to have a swap or turbo, akg shifter, buckets, and the exhaust pipe is a (3in??)
    and probably 30 year old fuel lines

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