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>>18453823
The jensen interceptor
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Monteverdis m8, on every fooken corner
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i suspect they're all in mexico now

same with windstars and town&countries
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>>18453823
I'll see you and raise you.
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>>18453840
Windstars were wiped out by Cash for Clunkers, it was one of the most traded-in models.
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>>18453853
Literally the holocaust for /o/tards

>[national average debt increases]
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>>18453823
I was thinking about this the other day. WTF happened to the Dodge Intrepid? I haven't seen a single one in forever.
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I always thought 80's escorts were cool but the only ones around, in my country, are the sinfully ugly ones from the 90s.
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>>18453898
Even 90s Escorts are getting hard to find in the US, they all got driven to pieces.
A lot of US cars from the 80s-90s have vanished because they had 100k lifespans and terrible rust issues.
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>>18453823
There's actually a garage kept 93 Taurus for $1500 on my local Craigslist, kinda tempted to buy it.
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>>18453874
The ones that are left are in Alaska, along with all the Neons, Tempos and other crappy 90s cars.
Every spring the seasonal kids buy the cheapest cars they can find and drive them to Alaska for their summer jobs. Then they get sold and resold every summer until they fall apart and get dumped in a field.
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>>18453840
my dad had one of these. someone else had an identical one in a parking and my dad accidentally got into it. key worked to unlock it and start it up some how.
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>>18453862
Dark days
F
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>>18454032
There's still a few in CA but they have def. became a 'collectable'
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>>18454014
This and the Chevy Baretta/ Cavalier/ Lumina. They were everywhere.
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>>18454102
I still see Luminas around (Christ, I drove one until last spring) and Cavaliers are pretty regular $1k Craigslist specials, but I haven't seen a Corsica or Berretta in ages.
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>>18454014
>For sale 1992 Pontiac Grand Prix. Has the usual rust. Title in hand. No scammers!
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>>18453823

pt cruisers

everyone traded in, people picked them up high milage used, timing belt destroys the interference engine
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>>18454151
My sister still drives one, the back suspension is so fucked the wheels won't hold camber and she keeps balding her tires.
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Focus ZX3. Used to see things everywhere and then they were just gone. Impressive considering they're not even that old.
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Self bump, but these SUVs used to be literally everywhere. I live in NYC and there used to be like 2 or 3 on each block. Now, even though I still see them around, they aren't as common as they used to be.
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>>18454191
All are broken or rusted. All that gen Focuses have been gone for years in Europe too.
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>>18454168
She's been getting smashed in the backseats by Tyrone pretty hard, huh?
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This (mid 90s), along with first gen Expeditions were everywhere you turn.

>>18453823
I saw more Thunderbirds on the road than I did see Tauruses. For some strange reason they're still cruising around.

>>18453853
I'm suddenly reminded of those poor mid 90s Corvettes now. Wasn't much, but it was quite a few that got destroyed.
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>>18453823
Picrelated.
Thanks to BMW engine that don't last even 60 000 miles (or 100 000 kms in normal units)
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>>18453823
my irresponsible parents let me buy robocop on vhs in '88, i thought the taurus was so tubular.
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these were literally fucking everywhere at one point.
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>>18454123
Yep. And Sunbirds/6000s.
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>>18454191
Bullshit, I see them all over the place.

I bought one as a holdover vehicle for a while and it made me want a Fiesta ST.
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>>18454501
They're still literally everywhere.
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>>18454521
Pretty sure she's a lesbian, actually.
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>>18454501
I still have my 01 blazer as a winter beater. 114k ls trim 2dr runs like a rape date cost me ~$200 a year to maintain.
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>>18454641
The rare 2.7l that made the trek to 200k plus died years ago.
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>>18453823
These used to almost outnumber Civics. Decent cars.
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>>18453823
I saw one of these today in this exact color and it actually got my attention since it's been so long since I've seen one. Bonus it was in good condition.
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>>18454725
Neons were decimated by street racers. Easy to mod and cheap enough that if you wrecked it you could just buy another.
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>>18454658
Not anywhere with rust. There's almost none of the boxy S10's left and very few of that generation left. They tend to rust and fall apart when they hit 300k km's or 200k miles unless they're maintained properly. It's pretty sad. I had two S10 blazers and they were the perfect sized SUV with a proper drivetrain.
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>>18453823
Remember these guys? A suv coupe?! The 90s were pretty weird at times.
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>>18454766
I see these fucking things everywhere oddly enough.
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>>18454766
Also these too.
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>>18454777
They are non existent where I live. I guess used dealers sold them to dealers in other areas maybe?
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>>18454641

rented one of these back in the days, floored it on an empty highway and couldnt get pass 90mph. it was a comfortable cruiser however.
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>>18454138
Where I am there are a shit-ton of 90s Grand-Ams and Grand Prix still around. All of them silver.
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A-bodies
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>>18453823
You have no idea what everywhere means
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>>18455056
>A-bodies

Which surprises me because they built them the same for almost 15 years and figured out how to screw them together near the end. most of the engine/trans combos were reasonably reliable.
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Where did these cars go?
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>>18455195
A-bodies were quite prone to rust. Those Iron Duke engines were unstoppable.
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>>18455195
One in my neighborhood with a bumper sticker that reads; I love scrap.
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>>18455195
Fuck where did they go, forgot about these
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>>18455245
GM discontinued the A-body line in favor of more efficient and safe designs.
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>>18455195
The scrap heap.
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>>18455195

Used to have one. Fucking indestructible.
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>>18455195
>grandpa dies
>grandkids don't want to drive a grandpa car
>give car to some foundation for $50
>car goes to the scrap yard in mint condition
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>>18455272
>80s A body
>Mint condition
The rockers rusted off if you spilled water within 10 feet of the car.
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>>18455195
Right in the feels. I grew up with this car, it was an 87 Brougham edition. I just checked Craigslist and see more G bodies than these.
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>How come I don't see 30 year old cars driving around every day anymore?
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>>18455296
Old people still wash their car like 5 times a week and don't take it out in the rain or snow. I live somewhere where the Mazda 3 rust meme is real yet the old dudes with them don't have a single spec of rust. Old people can keep the shittiest of cars going.
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>>18454151
It’s a non-interference engine, fucktard.
The engine is one of the beefiest parts of the car, with the exception of some 2005-2006 N/A models with poor head gasket tolerances. What kills PTs is the auto transmissions are shit, and they go through front end components faster than they should. A lot of (poor) people don’t realize they have a turbocharged one and end up killing the turbo through negligence.

>>18454168
Her rear axle is bent and/or the rear bushings are gone. Not uncommon at all, especially on the pre-facelift PTs.

t. Owns 3 PT cruisers
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>>18454032
>>18454501
See these all the time in socal
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Ahem...
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>>18454191
i still have one
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>>18455510
nice
im still rocking the dynasty
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>>18454749
luckily not the case in europe. However they are still dirt cheap here. The best option for getting a cheap automatic probably.
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>>18453823
literally every car in that picture is everywhere.
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>>18453874
used to be everywhere; neighbors had one growing up. now I see dumb college thots whose parents aren't loaded driving them.
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>>18454501
I miss mine. One day, maybe in the next year, it will be turned into my dedicated /org/. It has sentimental value.
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>>18454631
>tubular
did people really say this back in the day?
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>>18455261
what happened to it?
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>>18455102
Well this was like THE only car in Poland
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>>18455695
Ninja Turtles did.
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>>18455695
It was a west coast early 80's thing.
but took to the late 80's to get to me in the midwest 'burbs.
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>be nissan
>make sports car
>give it the styling of a fwd shitbox
>no one buys it
>no one maintained them
>often handed down to kids as their first cars who treated them just like fwd shitboxes
>given away for next to nothing
>when a 240 met its demise against a concrete wall, another one simply substituted it
>a bunch of them were sacrificed for the 2000s herbie demolition derby scene squarely because of its "indistinct background car" styling
>to say nothing of other racing movies

You'll find more of these on tracks than you will on the streets. You'll find more Yugos than you will find 240SXes. You have a better chance of finding a manual V6 camry coupe than a 240sx. The 240SX is the poster child of "extinct car".
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>>18454641
trans problems
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>>18454619
>Skoda driver with a soy boy haircut
Don't change Europe.
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>>18455272
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>>18456050
That's a Peugeot you dumbass
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>>18454782
r o a d m a s t e r
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>>18455504
someone doesnt live in the pacific northwest.
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>>18455799
240s are still fucking everywhere.
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>>18454102
Luminas, corsicas and berettas were even. common in europe
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Its not that they are completely gone, its that there are so many new cars around they get pushed to the background.
https://youtu.be/vlWEV6XIvuc?t=3m15s
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In bongland these used to be everywhere.
Cheap old shitboxes with lots of bad bodywork modifications, usually a huge comically large rear wing, weird aftermarket lights, a loud exhaust with a huge tip (like 8+ inches) and multiple 4+ pipes on 4 cylinder shitboxes.
Used to be common as fuck to see 17 to 19 year olds in abominations like this but it seems to have died out. Never see a properly chavved up car anymore like you used to
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>>18453874
My mom and I found one in the woods when we went hiking
It was on jacks and had been picked apart
It was kinda weird seeing it
We had one just like it when I was a child and hadn't seen one since then
You can see them on the road every now and then but they are nearing extinction
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>>18455272
Lol just sell it u dip or give it away to someone decent
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Every single fucking taxi was one of these in the early 2000s. Now you never even see W210s around anymore, taxi or not.
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>>18454032
Come to Peru. I shit you not it's a 1 in 5 ratio.
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>>18458170

They all rusted away. The W210 was famous for being the Mercedes rustbucket.
You can still spot some of them these days, driven by gypsies mostly. All of them are rusted to death.

>>18453823
I'm glad that the 2008 crisis wiped out these monstrosities. They were literally everywhere. The Q7, the Touareg, the Cayenne, the Range Rover Sport, the X5 and the X6.
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>>18458226
They got replaced with these fuckers for a while because of a stupid fucking tax loophole though.
At least now they've all been traded in for C-HR hybrids or something, although I honestly don't know which makes me madder.
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in the UK it has to be the Escort
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>>18456287
Not in New England, I see more Supras and now even GTRs than 240s.
Prices are retarded too, even the autos are now reaching 4-5k.
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>>18458263
Shit, I can't even remember the last one I saw. Here's another.
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>>18458289
I'm in Mass and I've seen a few 240s around here, but never a Supra besides one at a show.
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Drug addict kadetts are quite rare these days.
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>>18458351

was about to post this
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>>18458238
>Outlander Phev
damn right Phew I don't have to see these so much
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>>18453823
>>>18453823 (OP)
only czech broke boys will understand
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>>18453823
>decide I want a cheap shitbox station wagon
>subarus are all too fucking expensive
>look up the quintessential burger wagon
>no fucking results on craigslist
What happened, lads?
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>>18453840
It's the kind of car you see filled with trash and blankets somewhere on a supermarket parking lot with someone living in it.
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>>18458395
The beautiful Ford Aquarium.
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>>18455195
https://youtu.be/JEJnUGEniuk?t=3m20s
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>>18458395
They all got driven into the ground.
The mk I Taurus had a bomb proof power train but like most cars of the era they had serious rust problems.
The mk II was notorious for going to shit after they hit 100k.
Most US cars from the 90s were shit out in huge numbers and not built to last. 20 years of attrition has sent most of them to the scrap pile.
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The hatchback civic, the all the ones ive seen here i can count on one hand
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>>18453823
What happened to these fuckers? Typical rust or tranny problems? Or maybe emissions?
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>>18458563
Also, this. The Eastern European rice box. They just dissappeared, everyone who couldn't afford an E36 compact had one.
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>>18458170
Oh crap , they rust like hell but they are common in Estonia still. Even in Finland Besides, W210 gave the magnificent OM606 turbodiesel engine
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>>18458605
But i personally know like 4 W210 owners, one is like mint
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Feels like I saw these little guys everywhere a decade ago, now I see maybe one a month.
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what happened to these? used to be everywhere back in 1760
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>>18458563
>>18458667
Horse right activists, literally the AIDS of 18th century.
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>It's a "/o/ doesn't realize they're getting old" episode.
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>>18458694
>mfw 2005 was 13 years ago
>mfw I have no face
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These were the most popular car in the world and now you never see them anywhere!
I bet it was those darn Millennials.
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I used to see a lot of Maroon Pontiac Sunfires.

Ugliest car and color
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>>18458718
>GM Maroon
We used to call that "Rental Red"
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>mfw a real Commodore will be a rare sight one day
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>>18454501
wtf are you talking about? Blazers, Jimmys and Bravadas are still everywhere. at least 1 out of every 20 cars where i live.
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>>18458471
this is so wrong. you literally have no idea what you are talking about.

the 3.0 OHV was bulletproof. the 3.8 OHV was a piece of shit prone to head gasket failure. the transmissions on all gen 1 and 2 were utter trash. ford tried to make it better by pushing the non synco'd trans but they were shit as well.

gen 3 rolled around and it was the most reliable to date. still had the shit trans problems but the 3.0 OHV was still there and the new 3.0 DOHC was a beast compared to what they had before. Gen 4 was basically gen 3 with a different body style.

The cars didnt die due to the rust issues at all. Rust was a minor problem. They all died because ford cant make a transmission for shit and people got tired of getting the shit replaced at 100k miles.

I should know. I have owned 6 Taurus and 2 Sables. 2 of them were SHOs.
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>>18458710
Millenials wanted V8's but then them damn commies came and ruined everything.
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>>18458740
>tfw it already is
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>>18453823
still own mine since when it was new
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>>18454102
Mid to late 90s cavilear are all in junkyard from headgasket failure.
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>>18453853
>Cash for Clunkers
>the bail out
fucker single-handedly ruined auto
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>>18454512
they're in eastern europe, with the astra f,g,h

tho i have to admit that the MK4 Golf is holding up pretty good all over europe
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>>18458351
also calibra, omega and vectra
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>>18458740
Where are you seeing those?
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>>18458901
Latvia? The fuck
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>>18458962
Ye
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>>18454662
Be a good oniisan and fix her up if you know what I mean.
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>>18458115
That really wants to be a Metro 6R4.
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>>18454766
>clearly large enough for four regular doors but they put just two large doors to make it look "sporty"

This is the car equivalent of mITX cases that are as large as small ATX cases.
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>>18459071
4-door explorers were noticably longer.
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>>18459082
I know, my family owned one. That doesn't mean they couldn't squeeze in 4 doors onto the coupe model.
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>>18453853
that's an Aerostar. It's completely different from the Windstars.
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>>18459125
I know that's an Aerostar, kid. But anon's post also mentioned Windstars. Work on your reading skills or you'll get held back a grade.
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>Early Millennials are now having car nostalgia
Give it a few years and these shitboxes will be going for "I knows what I got" prices for clean examples.
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>>18453929
This, I was looking for a 97ish escort GT for the longest time when I first got my license and could hardly find any. Gave up and kind of glad I did because shitty aftermarket. In another life I suppose
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>>18459203
As a bit of an old fart, I do have to laugh a bit at car nostalgia. I mean I fondly remember the shit my friends and I used to get up to in our cars, but I also can objectively say that most of those cars were awful and what I really miss is being young and relatively carefree.
Still, duct taping a fireworks mortar to the roof of my buddy's 87 Corsica was always good for a laugh.
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>>18458881
Fun cavalier story from back in the day
>3 years ago, early spring senior year
>a couple of us stay over friend's house on a school night to play vidya while we can before we start going our separate ways
>next morning friend offers to just drive us to school in his mid 90s cavalier
>just got it a week prior, very clean and just over 100k miles
>starts engine
>coughs once while idling
>nobody really pays attention to it
>we get in and he shifts into D
>blue_smoke.gif
>"that's not good"
>friend has to move car anyways so he goes down driveway and parks along the street
>shifts into P and radiator hose fucking detonates
>he gets out and slams door in a fit of rage
>window falls off track
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>>18454662
>sister drives a pt cruiser
>sister is lesbian
Nigger that cruiser better not be purple or we'll have a problem.
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>>18459360
It's silver.
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>>18459397
Good I thought you were literally me for a second.
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>>18453840
I have one. (Pic not mine but nearly identical). I am putting more effort into fixing it and keeping it nice than any sane person would.
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>>18459424
I almost bought an AWD Eddie Bauer once, but I hesitated.
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>>18453929
95 Escort owner here. Parts are hard to come by that it took weeks to find just one for mine. I dunno what to do with it after I get a new car. A new paint job probably costs more than the car itself.
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old SAABs
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I want to buy an SL2, supposedly they handle boost well.
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>>18459663
They can handle an LS too. That plus them high tech polymer panels = racecar.
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>>18454512
I'm using my sister's ZX5 right now while she borrows my Safari. As she's working two jobs she asked if she could use the van as it's almost mechanically sound.

Engine / transmission are holding up extremely well at 180k on the Focus, however the complete lack of maintenance is the reason she's borrowing my van.
>Needs rotors/pads
>Needs rear brake lines
>Needs two exhaust gaskets
>Needs drums rebuilt
>Needs fuel filter/pump
>Needs rear intake vacuum lines replaced/checked
>Blower motor squeals on anything other than full tilt
>Radiator fans are currently on an on/off toggle switch
>Keeps blowing high beam bulbs on the driver side
>Needs tires

Really the cars condition is entirely her fault. She's at the point she just wants to buy something entirely different, mostly because she absolutely hates the way the car looks.
>I forgot how much fun FWD snowy J-turns can be
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>>18453874
timing chain job is fucking terrible. it's literally a yard long and you have to tear down the whole block.

Never again
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>>18459274
>Taping fireworks mortar to the roof
You just brought back flashbacks of my earliest days of driving.

>Brother and I both own shitboxes, nor do we even care about them
>Summer nights we'd ride around throwing fireworks into each other's car's while driving
>Car would be packed with 4-5 of us in each car to make the battles more interesting
>Always setting fireworks off in each other's car's; firecrackers, bottle rockets, things that went bang

Then there was my mate that also owned a shitbox
>Ram into one another at stop signs and act like nothing happened
>Hit each other in parking lots like nothing happened
>Get shopping carts up to 30-45mph and watch them fly off the top of the parking lot
>Trash can bowling; one would hold onto a trash can and aim for another trash can on the side of the road

Oddly enough, that Sentra had some seriously tough plastic bumpers.

Can't forget senior party
>Tow strap tied to the steering wheel
>Idle cranked way up
>4-5 of us sat on top of the car with it left in first idling down the service lanes drinking
>Steered the car from the roof by pulling on the tow straps

Being young and carefree is what I miss too, anon.
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>>18459614
Build a big diorama of it's original habitat, like any other extinct species.
I suggest the parking lot of a Midwestern McDonald's at 10:30 on a Saturday night.
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>>18459846
I had to try and explain to someone recently that it can be difficult for car nuts to separate our cars from the memories generated in them, even as an adult.
I spend half my time on /o/ banging on about my old Lumina even though, objectively speaking, it was one of the dreary, joyless cars ever built. But it was my life raft through three of the most chaotic years of my life and across nine states and two countries it never once left me stranded. So yeah, I get a little wistful about my shitty old Chevy.
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>>18454631
Is it wrong i want this car?

Also dodge intrepid
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>>18460832
>not 300M

C'mon now
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>>18460851
I still see a few around.
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>>18458784
Mostly right, but don't underestimate the rust issues. The rear strut tower rust will take my G3 before the rest of it goes. Every 3 gen I see the rear wheel wells and rockers are friggin GONE. The trans issues were because Ford speced 100k fluid changes when it should have been 30k or 50k.
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>>18460832
If all you need is a roomy sedan and you never break 65 mph it's a fine DD and can usually be picked up for a couple grand in OK condition. That stupid body shape means that getting to even some of the most basic components can be a pain in the ass, but parts and service will be cheap because lolfleetcar.
If you want anything that's even remotely fun to drive, look elsewhere.
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>>18460892
I already got a crown vic.
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>>18460892
>>18460832
Shit, sorry. Thought you meant the Stratus.
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>>18460832
I would say avoid the 2.7, but that shouldn't be an issue because they are all probably gone by now.

Neighbor had a 2.7 as a company car he drove 100+ miles to work and back that had 270k or more on it before the HG blew. I was shocked.
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>>18454631
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>>18460922
Well i use to have a Concorde it was a pile of shit.
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>>18460877
> The rear strut tower rust will take my G3 before the rest of it goes.
This, body rust is not the only rust. A lot of older cars might look fine on the outside, but they're sent to the scrapper because the undercarriage is fucked.
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>>18460903
Then why the hell would you want a Taurus?
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>>18460926
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u5HOt0ZOcYk
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>>18460942
The ones used in the Robocop movie where SHO
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>>18453849
Not the worst platform and of course a 4 banger, way more reliable then it's replacement with a shitty tranny ...Ford Contour.
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>>18453849
Looks like 18th and yesler
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>>18460952
Yeah but the mk1 SHOs had disposable engines and weak transmissions. A Crown Vic would still be better.
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>>18460973
Somewhere in that area, I just yanked that pic off of Google.
The last place I saw functioning Ford Tempos was Alaska.
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>>18454191
Me, and two of my friends all drive manual Duratec ZX3. Great car, plan to keep it as long as possible.
>>18459424
You're doing God's work.

Plymouth K cars, but specifically the Sundance. Gfs family has one thats a total shitbox, I feel like theyre going to scrap it soon, I want to save it... Probably horrible idea but it's such a loveable little thing, breaks my heart to see it go.

Maybe I have a soft spot because my late grandfather had one and that's the car I'll always most remember him in even though he had many others.
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>>18453823
I own this, but needs a new master cyl, and the cooling system guy used water to cool it for years so it's rusted, it leaks out the resevoir, electric windows dont work, massive valve cover leak
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>>18461030
The electric windows are the most serious problem you listed. Everything else is taken care of in an afternoon with under $100 in parts.
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>>18460982
I already said i own a vic.

>>18460903
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>>18459023
I remember seeing a yellow one on sale from some Latvian old Opel club.
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>>18461078
Yeah I know, dumbass. I said if you've already got a Crown Vic, why would want a Taurus? Even the SHO wasn't as good as a Crown Vic.
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>>18456287
Well not in my state, I only ever seen two. One some guy said he got from California, and an automatic one sitting at a garage.

also they won't be everywhere for much longer
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>>18461062
Explain how after an hour it Flys out of the cooling reservoir after I replaced the water pump, so you tell me what's going on, needs a left front shock.
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>>18461062
How do you fix rust in the cool system
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>>18460952
>SHOs in RoboCop
HA! Nope, those were off the lot base models. The production team bought them without Ford's knowledge and Ford was later upset that their new family sedan was used in an R-rated movie.
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>>18458784
>3.0 OHV was bulletproof
>the transmissions on all gen 1 and 2 were utter trash
Can confirm. Nothing like losing your torque converter while going 65 on the freeway.
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>>18458226
In Switzerland all those monstrosities are still very much abundant.
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Audi C4 and C3 were kinda everywhere some time ago, they seem to have disappeared
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https://www.ss.com/msg/lv/transport/cars/retro-cars/dioni.html How much would a DeVille like this cost in the states? Is this underpriced?
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Oh yes still here, after two years sitting, replacing cllutch bracket off a 85 crx, and draining two year old gas
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>>18458170
See these all the time in Canada
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>>18459663
I used to see this and similar Saturn’s everywhere.
I remember a friend’s parents bought one brand new when we were in high school since it was about the cheapest new car around, even then I thought it was hilarious how spartan and cheap everything about it was.
Haven’t seen any in ages though, I presume they all went to scrap.
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>>18454725
I came here to say Cavaliers/Sunfires and Neons. All cars that seemed to be absolutely everywhere less than 10 years ago and then seemingly vanished (not that I miss any of them).
My grandma had a Chrysler Neon, that thing was such a miserable, depressing little shitbox. Didn’t help that it reeked like cigarettes because she also smoked nonstop.
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>>18454725
I still have one
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These things, and the equivalent generation of Dakota, used to be everywhere but there seems to be few left.
>Nothing of value was lost
Friend had a Dakota of that gen, it was an unpleasant piece of crap that was almost killed by rust but the driveshaft fell out on the highway first
>He just used it as a FWD for a bit until he could get a new car
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>>18462150
Depending on mileage and region anywhere from $4000-7000. Not sure what that translates to in Moon dollars though.
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>>18460996
There's I think 3 in my town in Connecticut
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Fucking hell, EVERY single car in this thread that was available in the USA is registered by someone in my fucking town, like at least 6 of each car in this thread. its very weird hearing that these cars are rare when I see them all the time lmao
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Hardly ever see a clean one that hasn’t been Mexican’d or white trashed out

>tfw you will never go home and play Warcraft 3 after a Saturday morning soccer game again
I miss 2000-2007 boys
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>>18454766
I would unironically buy a two door SUV.
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>>18455504
I see tons of these in southeast us
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>>18458395
My mom had 3 sable wagons in a row, rear facing seat and everything
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Can't believe this wasn't posted
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>>18463414
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>>18454766
XJ did it better IMO.
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>>18458351
This aswell as the old omegas
B3, B4 Passat and the mk2 and mk3 golfs too
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>>18462150
They are becoming rare but the 2.5tdi will not die, there is one listed on ss with 635k km. And my C5 is broken at 162k km.
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>>18453840
That's got to be one of the ugliest things I've ever seen.
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>>18463915
>2.5tdi
Was that the diesel 5cyl? Those were stupidly overbuilt.
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>>18463926
Yea they last forever and can actually make decent power. The 2.5 in the C5 is the opposite.
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>>18464124
Yeah, the V6 TDI is a nightmare.

Also a fun note, people use those diesel 5cyl blocks for high-power drag car builds quite often, because apparently it's even stronger than the standard Group B monster block.
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>>18455510
K cars are still around where I live, see at least 5 a day
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>>18464150
Canada doesn't count.
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>>18464166
Canada doesn't have K cars..
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>>18464201
Kijiji and the Red Green Show say you're wrong.
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>>18464245
canadian here
can confirm I see K ("EEK"...various derivatives) cars in traffic still.

surprisingly, it is 2018 where i live, not 1986.
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>>18464274
A nice, reliant automobile.
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>>18460996
Yeah wtf why is Alaska pretty much land of the Ford Tempo?
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>>18464303
Alaska is the home of a lot of the 90s cars nobody sees anymore. In central and the interior especially people keep their cars going as long as possible because new cars are too expensive. It's not uncommon for towns or regions to have a designated car that everyone owns so as to increase parts availability.
There's also a grey market for cars and farther you get from Anchorage or Fairbanks the more shit Troopers will let slide. It's not uncommon for people to have a busted-ass runabout car that's not licensed or insured and is just for running to grocery store or the post office.
And when I say busted-ass, I mean plywood doors kinda busted.
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>>18463756
Speaking of not seeing them around.

What happened to all the XJs? I see wranglers and Grand Cherokees everywhere. Only occasionally do I see an XJ, and I've never seen another 2 door besides mine.
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>>18453977
my parents had two aerostars which were '96 and '97. You could use either key to unlock the doors on either car, but the ignition would only work with the correct key.
>>18463919
They're not the most beautiful car, but they have the same drag coefficient as a triumph spitfire.
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HOLY SHIT
https://nesd.craigslist.org/cto/d/1981-chevy-citation/6448313242.html
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>>18463414
>>18463571

Have you ever been to california? Every third car is a pre-2005 Honda
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>>18459663
The saturn community has a few modders and people do turbo and supercharge them but it's not a common car to tune. If you could figure it out I'm sure you'd have a lot of fun. The cars are really light and the rest of the maintenance is piss easy.
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>>18462238
Early Saturn was the epitome of disposable 90s cars. Their business philosophy was based around the idea that a loyal customer base would be trading in every two years so they'd never notice how poorly the cars were made. The cars were never supposed to last beyond 100k. One of the most entertaining things is to prowl Saturn loyalist message boards and read all the shit they do to try and keep their old S-series cars running.
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>>18455195
The grandmas who owned them died and their children/grandchildren wanted nothing to do with them so they sent them to the junkyard.
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Transmission problems and oil leaks = clunked en masse.
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>>18458395
>>18458471
Mine blew a head gasket last year (2017). It's just sitting in the garage now. Idk what to do with it. It's only got like 90k miles on it and it's been repaired so many goddamn times it just doesn't feel worth saving. If a SHO turns up I'll try to make the transplant but god only knows given how rare those are.
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>>18465140
I live in Da UP and I swear these things are everywhere. At least 1 in 30 old cars and 1 in 70 of all cars is an XJ. I have one, my buddy has one, and everyone in our group of friends plans on getting one.
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>>18466225
Reminds me you don't see many of these neither.
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>>18462822
Times were good anon
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