Author Topic: Car problems, advice..  (Read 1973 times)

navystache

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Car problems, advice..
« on: September 23, 2013, 07:50:39 PM »
I have a 1994 Toyota celica.  Its worth 2500-3000 in good condition.  But it's burning tons of oil and will need a total engine rebuilt and has body damage.  I have never rebuilt an engine but my friend will do it for 350 outside of parts and machine work. total will be around 1000.  If I sell it as is I think I may get 1400 for it.  Should I dish out the money to fix it or sell it?

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Re: Car problems, advice..
« Reply #1 on: September 24, 2013, 03:01:50 AM »
What would you buy if you sold it?

navystache

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Re: Car problems, advice..
« Reply #2 on: September 24, 2013, 03:56:23 AM »
Not sure.  The celica lift back can fit a lot of gear including 2 55inch TVS I hauled for friends.  I would find another frugal car with 2000 or so.  But after the rebuild it should be good for another 200k.

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Re: Car problems, advice..
« Reply #3 on: September 24, 2013, 05:53:14 AM »
I'd rebuild the engine, and keep rocking the celica for another 5 years, but I'm a Toyota nut.