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What do you think of it?
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Post Post subject: Re: What do you think of it?
Posted: Sun May 25, 2008 04:54 AM
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He's asking 2,200 for it. But I can almost promise you I can get him down to 2,000.



If you're willing to pay 2g's for it, then offer him 1,700. You may end up with it for 18-1900 and be $$$ ahead!


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Post Post subject: Re: What do you think of it?
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I like it. Cool roof rack.


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i say buy it and offer like 1600 hundered you can always start low and go higher.
i would do that and you are going to have money into that to so i would ask 1600


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Post Post subject: Re: What do you think of it?
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Im really torn between buying this one and spending a good amnt of money on it..

Or finding something in the 4500 - 5500 range thats already baja'd out...

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Post Post subject: Re: What do you think of it?
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www.thesamba.com/vw/cl...?id=614358

Like him.... ^^^

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yeah that one has like all the stuff that you need and would want but i think that is a little steep


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http://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifieds/detail.php?id=614358

Like him.... ^^^

Ok- I typed a big long reply a few minutes ago, and the freakin' thing didn't post. So, here goes again.

My opinion is that it depends on what your end goal is. IF you want a hardcore baja, AND you don't want to be 10-12k into it, then that isn't the car you want to buy. That one is cute, but not very functional. All that $$$ and still no real travel, no real cage, etc. That is a good example of a NICE, STREET baja. It all depends on what you want in the end though.

My advice would be to buy a linkpin car that's '65 or older (NO EMISSIONS!). There's one on Phoenix CL for $4150 that's already caged, already IRS converted in the rear also I believe. May not be a great deal, but there's a lot of spendy/technical work already done.

Just my humble opinion.


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call this and ask for a pic...


www.race-dezert.com/cg...nd&id=1956


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call this and ask for a pic...


www.race-dezert.com/cg...mp;id=1956

Now THAT'S what I'm talkin' about! That may be a seriously sweet deal.


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Post Post subject: Re: What do you think of it?
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Emailed. Wink


I'm not looking to go SUPER HARDCORE baja.

She'd be a daily driver, and then on the weekends and what not, it needs to be rather trail worthy.

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I'm not looking to go SUPER HARDCORE baja.

HA! You say that now...


FYI- You will of course be required to post any pics of said machine when you hear back, so that the rest of us may salivate and fantasize... Laughing
I'm afraid that's non-negotiable.


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hahah, i have no problems agreeing to that. Wink

Yeah that looks like a promising machine, but it would also be nice to stay with a VW engine. Razz

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hahah, i have no problems agreeing to that. Wink

...but it would also be nice to stay with a VW engine. Razz


Hmmmm. I believe you'll run into folks that disagree with that statement. Laughing


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It just makes sense that they'd be easier and cheaper to work on...

Or am i wrong?

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It just makes sense that they'd be easier and cheaper to work on...

Or am i wrong?

The attributes of a later-model design that I see (and hope to someday enjoy) are no leaks, more reliable, and MORE POWER without spending a ton of $$$.


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