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Old 03-11-2009, 02:01 PM   #1  
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Default help! looking at a fox maybe?

i need your guys's opinions, hes asking 1500 for it now.
http://nh.craigslist.org/cto/1062692017.html

what could the 2nd gear grind be?

in another one of his ads it says the pass door sags but no rust?
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Old 03-11-2009, 02:15 PM   #2  
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the grind is probably the syncro or could be as easy as a clutch
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Old 03-11-2009, 03:09 PM   #3  
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anyone have any opinions?
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Old 03-11-2009, 03:35 PM   #4  
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Sagging door probably just needs new pins and bushings in the hinges.
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Old 03-11-2009, 03:51 PM   #5  
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...for $1500 & some TLC not a bad deal if the car runs good & is not a rust bucket!
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you think so?
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Old 03-11-2009, 04:47 PM   #7  
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If no major mechanical or rot issues, sounds like it could be a good project. Just gotta remember good bodywork/paint are expensive.
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Yep, prices for body trim and body parts are ridiculous. 200 bucks for door trim. Just make sure all the side skirts and ground effects are in good condition. I don't think you can find those parts anymore accept for a junkyard.
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Old 03-11-2009, 07:00 PM   #9  
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check under the hatch and doors for rust...those mods may indicate a beat motor..check for oil soak all on the trans tunnel under the car...the grind is notorious in every 5.0....the second gear synchro is shot...for the grinding issue...other than that check it out..a nice cheap project...make sure you drive it though!!!and check the brakes!!!
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Old 03-11-2009, 08:00 PM   #10  
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Another ruined 4 eye =(

It could be a good car just as long as there is no major rust rot
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