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Old 05-21-2003, 00:57   #1 (permalink)
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First Car: What to buy?

hi all.

this is my first post..... iv just turned 17 and got my Ps. im thinking of buying a car, but dont no which one. i like the EFs
EDs and EBs.

any help...thax
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Old 05-21-2003, 01:01   #2 (permalink)
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mate the first thing we need to know is a budget, then if you want to leave it stock etc... or want it kitted (e.g. xr) or if you want to keep it your self

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well...for the budget around $5000.. and there needs to be a good set of mags too.
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Old 05-21-2003, 01:16   #4 (permalink)
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forget EF's. start looking at EB's.
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Old 05-21-2003, 01:36   #5 (permalink)
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Yep

Deff the EB, at least its a good first car where you can either get someone to look after for it for you, and it will last ages, or a good car to get your own hands dirty and tinker around with it, and not do too much damage!
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That's what my mate's looking for, EB/D fairmont
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Old 05-21-2003, 01:43   #7 (permalink)
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do the EBs have any problems.....and what type of EB.
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Get an EBII
first of the 4L's and an especially reliable engine.
plenty of nice EB's around :D
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Old 05-21-2003, 02:19   #9 (permalink)
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Like EF said, get an EBII. For $5000 you could almost get a Fairmont if not a pretty good GLi. Good, reliable and tough cars they are. With half decent performance and economy you couldn't ask for much more in a first car

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Just found this nice metallic green one on www.carsales.com.au.

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