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Old 08-14-2005, 05:55 AM   #1
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Guys Please Take some time answer some questions regarding 3000GT

Hey Guys Please help me to make a decision to buy a 98 3000GT with 60000 miles and priced around 9k.

I was wondering as the model is no longer in production is it advisable to buy the car?

Will is still get the spare parts?

Till what mileage does a stick one work good ?
Is the maintanence going to be costly? if so how much $$$$$$$$$?

Advise me some more things on this.

I appreciate everyones time and consideration in advance.
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Old 08-14-2005, 06:05 AM   #2
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Get it, 3000GTs get you the poonani.

How long a car is good to has nothing to do with whether its a manual or auto. The transmission may be bad, 3000GTs are known for having tranny troubles, so know who the owner is. If its some 16 year old kid its not a good idea to get the car from him, because he probably drove it hard. Which is bad.
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Old 08-14-2005, 06:32 AM   #3
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hey oomba thanks for the reply

hey man thanks for the reply but the kid who shown the car was a kid just got out of high school but he says it was driven by his elder one.Let me know if it is a good idea to buy it.
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Old 08-14-2005, 09:42 AM   #4
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is it turbo/twin turbo or n/a? just for my own curiosity.
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Old 08-14-2005, 01:10 PM   #5
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is it turbo/twin turbo or n/a? just for my own curiosity.

WHOA, I just realized N/A meant naturally aspired
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Old 08-14-2005, 05:49 PM   #6
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WHOA, I just realized N/A meant naturally aspired

Naturally Aspirated, you didnt know that? I hope you know FI means Forced Induction!
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Old 08-14-2005, 06:10 PM   #7
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fuel injected? lol
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Old 08-15-2005, 02:18 AM   #8
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fuel injected? lol

no, that's EFI. or just plain E.

FI's always meant Forced Iduction.
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Old 08-15-2005, 04:33 AM   #9
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hey man thanks for the reply but the kid who shown the car was a kid just got out of high school but he says it was driven by his elder one.Let me know if it is a good idea to buy it.
riiiiiiiiiiight... "yea... i've got this really hot car, but it was only driven by my granny to get to church on sundays"

get it inspected by someone who you know will do a complete and thorough inspection. that'll tell you what you want to know...

and look at it this way... the price you pay for that inspection could save you $9,000... it is WELL worth it.

or even ask him to foot that bill as you are gonna pay him that much money.
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Old 08-15-2005, 03:30 PM   #10
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Hey Guys Please help me to make a decision to buy a 98 3000GT with 60000 miles and priced around 9k.

I was wondering as the model is no longer in production is it advisable to buy the car?

Will is still get the spare parts?

Till what mileage does a stick one work good ?
Is the maintanence going to be costly? if so how much $$$$$$$$$?

Advise me some more things on this.

I appreciate everyones time and consideration in advance.
I would say to get the car. It is a good car, and there are many driving around, so finding parts shouldnt be impossible.
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Old 08-15-2005, 06:25 PM   #11
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Is it twin turbo vr-4 if so jump at the chance. Sure they have tranny problems but the eclipse has problems with the bottom end but that didn't stop me.
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Old 08-15-2005, 08:22 PM   #12
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no, that's EFI. or just plain E.

FI's always meant Forced Iduction.

Actually, FI meant Fuel Injected longer than it's meant Forced Induction. And EFI is a more recent development, as injected cars were very often mechanically fuel injected.

Give me an example of an injected car where the injection was denoted by "E"
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Old 08-15-2005, 09:23 PM   #13
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riiiiiiiiiiight... "yea... i've got this really hot car, but it was only driven by my granny to get to church on sundays"


that is the most popular response by people selling cars when i ask why the milage is so low. lol
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Old 08-15-2005, 10:44 PM   #14
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Actually, FI meant Fuel Injected longer than it's meant Forced Induction. And EFI is a more recent development, as injected cars were very often mechanically fuel injected.

Give me an example of an injected car where the injection was denoted by "E"

A few Jap engines had "E" designation for electronic fuel injection. Toyota, Daihatsu, Nissan etc 4AGZE, HDE, RB26DET,....
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A few Jap engines had "E" designation for electronic fuel injection. Toyota, Daihatsu, Nissan etc 4AGZE, HDE, RB26DET,....

So did a few Volvo engines. But I'm talking a car designation or insignia. 90% of people simply never knew the engine designations.
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