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Old 01-02-2013, 03:04 PM   #11
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Seems like a good deal. But forget all those extras no one really cares.

Just FYI, my buddy picked up a yellow 08 with 13K miles for $5000. All stock. Checked the vin with our cop budy, it was legit not stolen.

Great deals are out there. Keep looking.
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Old 01-02-2013, 05:27 PM   #12
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Seems like a good deal. But forget all those extras no one really cares.

Just FYI, my buddy picked up a yellow 08 with 13K miles for $5000. All stock. Checked the vin with our cop budy, it was legit not stolen.

Great deals are out there. Keep looking.
+1 on checking on vin!
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Old 01-02-2013, 05:47 PM   #13
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Most likely a oil burner, check as deep inside of exhaust outlet as possible for oil residue. Be very careful buying '08.
If it burned oil new, it should've/could've been easily fixed as a factory recall.

Same for the clutch issue with the '08

All he'd need to do is ask the seller if it burned oil, and if so, was it fixed.

***I just discovered that the oil burning/defective piston rings issue was NOT issued a factory recall or repair. I know there was a class action suit filed, but I can't find out if it was settled or not***

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Old 01-02-2013, 06:32 PM   #14
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If it burned oil new, it should've/could've been easily fixed as a factory recall.
Hrm?
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Old 01-02-2013, 06:37 PM   #15
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Hrm?
Sorry, what does 'hrm' mean?

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Old 01-02-2013, 07:05 PM   #16
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seller says it never has burned oil and it has warrenty till 7/18/14 since orig purchase date was 7/18/09! i pulled the trigger btw guys!
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Old 01-02-2013, 07:08 PM   #17
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i pick it up on tuesday, i will post pics and let you know how everything checked out
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Old 01-02-2013, 07:23 PM   #18
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Congrats! I'd have bought it, too since it has the warranty.
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Old 01-02-2013, 07:54 PM   #19
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INDEED! thats an awesome deal! get it
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Old 01-03-2013, 01:15 AM   #20
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If it burned oil new, it should've/could've been easily fixed as a factory recall.

Same for the clutch issue with the '08

All he'd need to do is ask the seller if it burned oil, and if so, was it fixed.

***I just discovered that the oil burning/defective piston rings issue was NOT issued a factory recall or repair. I know there was a class action suit filed, but I can't find out if it was settled or not***
1 Do you want a motor that was torn down by Joe Smo?
2 No factory recall
3 Don't be naive by "asking" seller anything
4 Buyer Beware
5 Stay away from '08s
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