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#1504523 - 06/25/08 01:49 AM 99 Town Car $1,500
99p71nj Offline
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I'm thinking about checking this out because its so cheap. but that mileage is crazy. I drove a 93 toyota camry with 250,000 miles and I thought that was a lot.

http://cnj.craigslist.org/car/731641550.html
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#1504544 - 06/25/08 04:54 AM Re: 99 Town Car $1,500 [Re: 99p71nj]
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that is a lot of miles, but it does have a full size spare.

check it out.
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#1504546 - 06/25/08 05:11 AM Re: 99 Town Car $1,500 [Re: Crabby125]
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 Originally Posted By: Crabby125
that is a lot of miles, but it does have a full size spare.

check it out.


that is does!! and *newer* tires
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#1504580 - 06/25/08 06:58 AM Re: 99 Town Car $1,500 [Re: outlaw2311]
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They aren't lying... The mileage is "up there".

On the other hand, I have seen a few Town Cars with 800,000+ miles, and they seemed to be in good shape. So I guess it just depends on how well it was maintained.




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#1504644 - 06/25/08 09:08 AM Re: 99 Town Car $1,500 [Re: Shwald]
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town cars got the same exact engine as vics, and mercs. so dont worry about mileage. i was actually looking into getting one myself. they are reallllly nice.
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#1504657 - 06/25/08 09:35 AM Re: 99 Town Car $1,500 [Re: musclemarquis]
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For that price, I'd buy it. You could probably re-coupe most the cost by selling it as scrap anyway if it doesn't work out.

I've seen a few TCs on Craigslist in that year range, with around that many miles going for 6K, and people would jump on them.

For $1500, you really can't go wrong. If I had the money, I would probably do it myself.
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#1504662 - 06/25/08 09:45 AM Re: 99 Town Car $1,500 [Re: Ask_The_Shack]
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If you do a search on E-Bay for Town Cars you'll find that most were limos/livery use. A lot of open road miles, (airport & back) & the miles are usually high & the cars have been well maintained. If you can physically look at it that will probably give you the right idea.
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#1504755 - 06/25/08 12:23 PM Re: 99 Town Car $1,500 [Re: flyboy]
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It's worth more in parts. I'd buy it and drive it until it broke. Then sell it in pieces.
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#1504771 - 06/25/08 12:51 PM Re: 99 Town Car $1,500 [Re: Jinx]
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Bought car for our son and he has no job, so now, he has no car!!!
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Definitely, if I didn't owe that much to Discover Card still, I'd think about putting it on my card.
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#1505668 - 06/26/08 02:50 PM Re: 99 Town Car $1,500 [Re: CathyInBlue]
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This car is super 'komfortable' and 'kooshy' with a smooth ride!!
I REALLY distrust people who put attributes in 'quotes' and spell c-words with k. It's 'kooshy' and 'komfortable' because the 'shoks' are 'krapped out'.
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#1505938 - 06/26/08 11:25 PM Re: 99 Town Car $1,500 [Re: mattt1986]
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I'd figure the car service Town Cars would fare better over time than a Taxi because Big shots coming back from a business trip don't want to ride in some ratty ex-cop car that smells. Not to mention the fact that LTCs have a much higher initial cost than a Crown Vic, so these car services need to recoup that investment big time.
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#1506031 - 06/27/08 08:11 AM Re: 99 Town Car $1,500 [Re: MrEvil]
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idk... I think the only thing that would worry me would be air suspension if it has it...i have heard bad things.
but, the TC is a VERY nice car, so 1500? cant go wrong i guess!
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