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Apr 19, 11:56pm - #159801 
Should I do this trade...?

I can trade in my 2002 auto GT and get maybe 12,000 for it. I'd be gettin a 2000 6spd. GTS with Intake and exhaust for about 12,500. I still owe 15,000 on my car so id have to pay about 15,000 for the GTS. Should I do it? I dont know how to drive stick very well, but I'd definately be ready to learn.


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Apr 19, 11:59pm - #159802 
Year of the car doesn't matter much if you're gonna trade used for used... what's the mileage on each? You don't want to pay more to get a car that won't last as long as yours would.


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Apr 20, 12:03am - #159803 
mine has 38,000 the GTS has around 62,000.


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Apr 20, 12:35am - #159804 
do it

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Apr 20, 1:27am - #159805 
shift cars... automatic transmissions sux... manual is the only thing grin


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Apr 20, 6:55am - #159806 
don't do it thumbsdown


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Apr 20, 7:06am - #159807 
do it, i just got a 00 gts manual for 13500 and i love it

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Apr 20, 7:20am - #159808 
Originally Posted by Veilside
don't do it thumbsdown


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Apr 20, 7:38am - #159809 
dont do it

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Apr 20, 7:51am - #159810 
i wouldn't do it man...you don't know if its been beat on or not...buying a used car, you just inherit someone else's mistakes and problems

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Apr 20, 8:15am - #159811 
although manual 6speed is so much better than auto 4speed, don't do it!!! you're getting an older car, plus more miles on it, not a good trade-off to me. do yourself a favor, get the car you really want next time!!!

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Apr 20, 8:18am - #159812 
Depends on the owner of the car and the condition its in.

My car has 63K miles on it, but I take VERY VERY good care of it (lots of maintenance, TLC)

If it had 30-40K on it, that would be a nice price. however, on a 60K car (especially a GTS) the clutch is likely to be thin, that MY has known shift linkage problems...

Not a good car to learn on. You can easily break it.


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Apr 20, 9:06am - #159813 
I would NEVER trade for an older car with that many more miles.

If you really want a GTS, look for one with 30-40k on it. If you can't afford that right now... I think it's best to save you money and sit tight until you can.


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Apr 20, 9:43am - #159814 
well I've decided just to keep my GT. I've already bonded with her. grin I'm jus tryin to refinance it, b/c my monthly payments are dickin me over. Thanks for the responses guys. wave


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Apr 20, 10:11am - #159815 
Hey, your not the only one. I posted the same question too, and decided to stick with my GT. Its a lose/lose situation.


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Apr 20, 10:29am - #159816 
too many miles


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Apr 20, 12:16pm - #159817 
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
too many miles


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