buying a TX5.
Hi. Im about to buy a manual 1989 Telstar TX5 GHIA hatch for $600. For the price its not bad; 231,000 km (engine has been rebuilt, but unkown kms.) Body work ok; some rust on the l/h rear guard (just bubbles) paint faded and the interior is a bit stained. I drove the car; felt really good aside from brake fade. I was told it was in need of a service as it had been sitting for a couple of months. (oil change; spark plugs, brake pads and the choke sticks abit.)
It drives fine; really like it - just needs a tidy. My question is it seems to guzzle gas a bit are they really this bad? 1/4 tank in 50 kms, or is it cos of idling too high from the choke. Is it worth it? Is the GHIA (2.0 dohc n/a) version 4 wheel steer?