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Neon is retired..... :(

Post by RADARsx 2.0 » Mon Jul 02, 2012 12:23 pm

Well...the Condensor unit in my car crapped out. It was gonna cost about $500 for it to be fixed...I just found that a little to expensive and inpractical with a 4mth old. So I am selling her for $700 OBO....and bought a 2000 saturn SCI sedan. It has 200kms on it and got it for 1000 certified and 1 year bumper to bumper warrenty on it. So i think that was pretty good. Just my son doesn`t do heat very well and well it`s been a retardedly hot season up here this year. I want to keep it but she`s needing more work than i really want to get into....got the blue one still if i really want to get another neon on the road....but time will tell.
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Post by LowNSlow » Mon Jul 02, 2012 1:11 pm

I wouldn't have bought a Saturn.... that's just me though.

Sold a 2004 car to buy a 2000 car over a $500 repair?

Didn't the Saturn cost more than $500?
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Post by MyNeonSaysHi » Mon Jul 02, 2012 1:27 pm

LowNSlow wrote:I wouldn't have bought a Saturn.... that's just me though.

Sold a 2004 car to buy a 2000 car over a $500 repair?

Didn't the Saturn cost more than $500?
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Post by RobsProjectSOHC » Mon Jul 02, 2012 1:37 pm

MyNeonSaysHi wrote:
LowNSlow wrote:I wouldn't have bought a Saturn.... that's just me though.

Sold a 2004 car to buy a 2000 car over a $500 repair?

Didn't the Saturn cost more than $500?
This....
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Post by Fuzzyneon » Mon Jul 02, 2012 2:27 pm

your selling your neon for 700 bucks and the only thing wrong is the condensor?
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Post by NEON PARABOLA » Mon Jul 02, 2012 2:29 pm

something doesn't add up here....... Im thinking a woman is involved in this "decision"
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Post by dtjackten » Mon Jul 02, 2012 2:56 pm

to bad your in canada... if you were close to me i would pic it up for a autox car....
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Post by JeffM » Mon Jul 02, 2012 3:19 pm

Mike, buddy, something doesn't add up. I sold my broken 2001 for $2k. Why would you sell your '04, with only a bad condenser, for $700?
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Post by Danteneon » Mon Jul 02, 2012 3:32 pm

RADARsx 2.0 wrote:Well...the Condensor unit in my car crapped out. It was gonna cost about $500 for it to be fixed...I just found that a little to expensive and inpractical with a 4mth old. So I am selling her for $700 OBO....and bought a 2000 saturn SCI sedan. It has 200kms on it and got it for 1000 certified and 1 year bumper to bumper warrenty on it.
I'm with them man.

$500.00 < $1000.00 car that is 4 years older than yours.

You sold the Neon for $700, so you still had to come up with the $300 to buy the (older) Saturn. If you could get the $300, just come up with the extra $200 and fix the Neon. Too late, I know...

And where the heck did you find a lot that would give you a one year bumper to bumper warranty on a 13 (model)year old car?
If I could just figure out how to meld the Outback and the Neon into one car...

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Post by Fuzzyneon » Mon Jul 02, 2012 4:17 pm

Danteneon wrote:And where the heck did you find a lot that would give you a one year bumper to bumper warranty on a 13 (model)year old car?
Probably some shotty used lot

but im interested in this to ive neevr heard anything past 30 days

mabe it was certified used? (i would think it would of costed more thena grand though.....)
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Post by Danteneon » Mon Jul 02, 2012 4:32 pm

You will only find certified used cars that are still under factory warranty or just out of it. Not 13 year old cars.
If I could just figure out how to meld the Outback and the Neon into one car...

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Post by Haganracing » Mon Jul 02, 2012 4:34 pm

It is Canada.. never know..
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Post by Danteneon » Mon Jul 02, 2012 4:47 pm

That is true...their cars do have square wheels and tires after all :lol:
If I could just figure out how to meld the Outback and the Neon into one car...

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Post by NEON PARABOLA » Mon Jul 02, 2012 4:55 pm

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Post by 1972demon » Mon Jul 02, 2012 4:56 pm

Neons are cheap up here , just picked up a 2005 srt-d orange blast with 103 km , for 500 bucks ,
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Post by RADARsx 2.0 » Mon Jul 02, 2012 8:29 pm

It doesn't make sense to some. But wife was starting to hate it. the front end cost me 300 two weeks earlier, then the 500 for the condensor, was gonna need brakes and winter tires by end of summer another 800 to 1000 there. the rocker panels were rotting through. (needed replacing or major body fill job) and still needed a timing belt it was the original at 300 000kms....so i just decided to get ahead of it and buy her what she wanted and keep everyone happy....got the car from my parents mechanic...who's known my dad since before i was born. It was his personal car. used it as his winter car. has new tires (set of summer and winter) water pump, thermostat, brakes, altinator, cat converter, muffler and he gave me the warrenty cause I lost my place 2 mths ago in the fire, then my dad 5 days later and then my car started acting up alot....so I'm honestly ahead guys.... even tho it's not a neon..... but the neon isn't sold yet...selling for 700...might keep it for the blue one I have that needs a new head cause a two valves are shot in that one....haven't totally decided on that one yet.
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Post by C1DoG » Mon Jul 02, 2012 9:46 pm

Now that you have explained your situation better. It makes a whole lot of sense now.
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Post by RADARsx 2.0 » Tue Jul 03, 2012 1:02 am

Sorry....forgot that not everyone knew the total situation of the neon.....My appologise. But thank you all for being worried about my decision...I wish the saturn was a neon but...couldn't find something that was road ready....or close to it....and that my wife not being a fan of neons in the first place don't help either lol
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Post by Haganracing » Tue Jul 03, 2012 1:41 am

Mike, i'm selling my neon. You could have flown down here and driven it back up :lol:
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Post by Fuzzyneon » Tue Jul 03, 2012 11:33 am

i wish you were closer id buy it for 700 UGH
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Post by Canada » Tue Jul 03, 2012 4:35 pm

1972demon wrote:Neons are cheap up here , just picked up a 2005 srt-d orange blast with 103 km , for 500 bucks ,
That the one that just needed a new PCM?

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Post by RADARsx 2.0 » Tue Jul 03, 2012 8:09 pm

Haganracing wrote:Mike, i'm selling my neon. You could have flown down here and driven it back up :lol:

LOL thanks Chris....I wish....but gotta do what makes momma happy right? and the saturn she really liked so I'm screwed to having to give up the neon....I just had a guy walk by and call my cell cause I didn't have a price on it and told him 1000 as is...he said he'd take it for that price...just wants me to get it to his mechanics garage for a safety....so I pulled a favor with a towing company my company does work with and they are gonna tow it down (don't have plates on it) for $25.00 so I thinks im gonna win....took everyones advice and raised the price to a grand... :)
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Post by bone-yard-racing » Tue Jul 03, 2012 11:10 pm

Danteneon wrote:You will only find certified used cars that are still under factory warranty or just out of it. Not 13 year old cars.

"I can take a shit in a box and mark it guaranteed"

All of our used cars even the as-is turds are marked "Cantusenameofdealership Certified" it means nothing except higher prices. The GM Cert. program is pretty good however
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Post by RADARsx 2.0 » Wed Jul 04, 2012 7:39 pm

Well it got to the garage and all it needed was 300 in work and the guy said he still wanted it and to have my family mechanic fix and safety it. I came by and gave me the $1000 for it and he's happy. He had a 98 before...it died and has wanted one again and seen mine round town and loved it so when he had a chance it scooped it up. He's 30 something...think 33 or 34. But I just made clear on mine. So I can't complain...just i'll see my old neon round town.... :( which sucks cause i didn't want to get rid of it lol
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Post by occasional demons » Wed Jul 04, 2012 11:58 pm

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occasional demons wrote:The mighty power of the beaver has left many a man devastated.






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Post by RADARsx 2.0 » Thu Jul 05, 2012 10:38 pm

^^ with both of you's....only "beaver" I have power over is the one I have on here lol
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Post by 1972demon » Fri Jul 06, 2012 11:29 am

Canada wrote:
1972demon wrote:Neons are cheap up here , just picked up a 2005 srt-d orange blast with 103 km , for 500 bucks ,
That the one that just needed a new PCM?
No it didn‘t need a thing, came with summers and snowies even ,
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