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Hi fellows!

I just saw a Mark II Supra today, for sale. Owner was asking $1100, but I got him down to $800 on the phone. Here are the details:

1. 204,000 miles. 5-speed. Looking at the dipstick and oil fill cap revealed nothing out of the ordinary. Owner swore that it ran great.
2. TORN-UP INTERIOR
3. Cracks in windshield
4. Rust everywhere
5. Trim ripped off
6. Front turn signal sticking out at a funky angle

I didn't get to start it up and drive it (Owner was away and the key wasn't in the doors as he said), so I gave up. I wonder what you guys think?

Honestly, I personally thought that the car isn't worth more than $200, but maybe a bit of input from you conglomeration of excellent gentlemen would educate me? Thanks!:)
 

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It depends on how hands on you are. If your looking for a project (like I was) then it sounds good but maybe still a little high. You didnt say what year it is. If its an 85 then 800 is not to bad for the described condition if its an 82-84 then maybe not so much. I paid 900 Canadian for my 82 and in retrospect I think I should have offeres 800. Oh well I wanted it and I got it. I didnt know much about them when I bought it and found more than I bargained for but its been a great adventure so far :) Check the fender wells and floor under the rear passenger area for rust. Also make sure the hood gaps and nose piece gaps are even and aligned (easy way to spot front end repair work I now know :roll: ))
Good Luck
 

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Hands-on enough to do a manual transmission conversion and a head gasket job with basic tools in a parking lot during the icy winter. :)

Still the car looked like a real rust bucket and a bottomless pit for money. :(
 

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Probably not worth it.

Also, just saw your signature quote, LMAO! Well, I'm originally a Jersey boy myself.... and I must say I agree with that statement entirely! ;)
 

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you can fix anything on the car but Rust will never go away.
Honestly I would only get it for a parts car :lol:
 

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zankone said:
you can fix anything on the car but Rust will never go away.
Honestly I would only get it for a parts car :lol:
and a parts car should never be more than 500 bucks IF it's running. if it's not, the stakes go waaaay down.
 

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it just screams parts car, although it may be salvagable as a winter beater.

id pay maybe 500, if it runs GREAT, otherwise, probably less.
 

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No way dude. Keep lookin. No more to be said really, that a real POS and it will cost a fortune to get it right.
 

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The 'rust everywhere' information would be enough to make me run away.
You could get a $1k car somewhere where rust isn't an issue and bring it back for a fun road trip and have a lot less work if nothing else.
 
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