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#1 2020-06-23 14:07:00

mattybatty
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Registered: 2020-06-23
User Number: 46935
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05 9-2x Li - 180K miles, $2200

Looking at a 9-2x in NYC that has 180K miles, listed at $2200.

No maintenance records but listing says "no check engine light on, only needs front shock absorber".

Seems like a low price, is it worth the risk with no maintenance records? And at 180K, what are most expected future repairs and their costs?

Thanks!!!
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#2 2020-06-23 14:41:27

lizzardo
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From: SF Bay Area, CA.
Registered: 2005-06-04
User Number: 158
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Re: 05 9-2x Li - 180K miles, $2200

NYC?  Check carefully for rust.  Lower control arms in the front had a service campaign (maybe recall?) and the rear strut tower area is a known trouble area.  I'm sure rust belt folks can point to more places to check.

With no records, timing belts would be a good idea, and if a manual, the clutch is an unknown.


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