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What am I to do with you 2 silly gooses huh? I had to ask pup what a segway was LOL
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binky11 wrote:What am I to do with you 2 silly gooses huh? I had to ask pup what a segway was LOL


i hope she made up a good story!!! :lol: i bet she did!
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binky11 wrote:Why not Saturn?

IMO Saturns are junk!
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Struts 'N' Stuff Auto wrote:
binky11 wrote:Why not Saturn?

IMO Saturns are junk!


How about Uranus?


Ops sorry..couldn't resist! :127:
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Hey B,
I have a 1994 Toyota Camry in immaculate condition. It was my mothers car...she purchased a new hybrid Camry. Anyway. It has a little over 100K on it, has been sevised by Toyota all its life and has nothing wrong with it...period. Never has. Great car. No space for it. It comes with everything someone may need, including a tool kit, all original equipment, jumper cables and new tires all the way around and two extra new tires. It is automatic, and has air conditioning, Has a 130 horse power 4 cylinder, power windows and locks...regular cassette stereo...no cd. :(
It looks new inside and out, becuase my mom is a little anal as far as her cars go.
Can't go wrong with this one.
We are looking for 8,500 dollars for the car.
If you want to look at it...instant message me.
Otherwise...good luck on your hunt.
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A few sites that might help.

This site gives the fair Canadian market value of cars:

http://www.vmrcanada.com

These sites are great for reviews and details about any type of car (they are American sites, so they're only good for reviews and details, not good for pricing):

http://autos.msn.com

http://www.reviewcentre.com/consumer_reviews7.html

This site is great for finding a car in your area:

http://www.canadatrader.com/search/advancedSearch.aspx

And from Edmunds, here are ten tips for the negotiating process:

http://www.edmunds.com/advice/buying/ar ... ticle.html
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Jo wrote:A few sites that might help.
This site gives the fair Canadian market value of cars:
http://www.vmrcanada.com


According to this, the car above should be worth $4000.00, which for a 14 year old car would be fair. Now start adding to the $4000.00 for previous repairs, tires and extra good shape. I'd say the 94 Camry is worth no more then $5000, not $8500, it's a 14 year old car! Thats without looking at it!

This is the first problem trying to buy a used car here in Kelowna, people want way more money then what they are worth most of the time.
And, when you ask them what has been repaired or replaced, they say nothing, everything has been good and works.
How about maintainance records? anyone have them?
No maintainance records, deduct more from the price!
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Hey B,
I have a 1994 Toyota Camry..............


Oh I just love camry's, my first choice. However, no way my mama is going to pay that for a 14 yr old vehicle.
Have a look at this http://www.okanaganauto.ca/listings/okanagan-buy-sell-car_3400.php It says sold but the lady is away till April so she posted it as sold. Now that car probably a great bargain. Thats what I'm looking for but can't wait until April!
I'm not saying your car isn't a great car, I mean lady driven with such low miles for the year!! The car I am driving now is 1997, I am trying to upgrade. Thanks for trying to help me out :)

JO, GREAT sites! Especially that first one! The only one I had was the msn auto one! Thanks :124:

Taking our car into Okanagan Tire & Car Care today for a free estimate. Maybe if we can get rid of the clunking we could be looking at selling it for more $$$ to put towards newer one or at least maybe we could get a wee bit on a trade in! Fingers crossed!
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Has anyone had any dealings with this guy below? Would be good to know which are the reputable dealers and which were not.

OKANAGANS APPOINMENT ONLY DEALER !!!


CALL DAVID 470-7536.
D-L MILLS AUTO GROUP
2781 hwy 97n @ mccurdy corner...
DLR. #30741.
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Struts 'N' Stuff Auto wrote:
Jo wrote:A few sites that might help.
This site gives the fair Canadian market value of cars:
http://www.vmrcanada.com


According to this, the car above should be worth $4000.00, which for a 14 year old car would be fair. Now start adding to the $4000.00 for previous repairs, tires and extra good shape. I'd say the 94 Camry is worth no more then $5000, not $8500, it's a 14 year old car! Thats without looking at it!

This is the first problem trying to buy a used car here in Kelowna, people want way more money then what they are worth most of the time.
And, when you ask them what has been repaired or replaced, they say nothing, everything has been good and works.
How about maintainance records? anyone have them?
No maintainance records, deduct more from the price!


If you interested in purchasing it struts...PM me.
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SpazmoTheMagnificent wrote:If you interested in purchasing it struts...PM me.


Somehow I don't remember being in the market for a 14 year old car!
Or even in the market to buy anything, except maybe a used radar gun or better telescope! :123:

Someone might take that baby off your hands for $5,000 or so!
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Someone might take that baby off your hands for $5,000 or so!


Or even $7,000
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Reeds Corner Weekly Saturday Car Auction has some good deals on newer cars sometimes! You have to go a few days in advance and check them out first!
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http://www.vmrcanada.com:80/value_menus/canprices/94tocary.htm

Go to above site *bleep* and click off the features. What does your price come to?
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binky11 wrote:http://www.vmrcanada.com:80/value_menus/canprices/94tocary.htm

Go to above site *bleep* and click off the features. What does your price come to?


Thanks B...I have a black book sent to me every month...several actually. We have a business in Ontario that sells cars, wholesale and reatail, so I am well aware of prices. Thanks though.
If you want to come see my moms old car...please do. I offered it here to you becuase you sounded like you wanted a good car. If you don't want to, thats fine too.
Good luck in your search.
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