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Well I do not own a Evo as of yet but soon to be a proud Evo owner. I still have my 1998 Formula, selling it soon because Chicago winters suck.
Lil history about myself if anyone is still reading this...
I've owned 6 cars since I was 16 (22 years old now), skipping the boring cars, I have had a clean 1999 Civic Si, 2002 WRX, the Formula and soon Evo.
WRX had TBE, [email protected] 17#'S, intake, and a few gauges. I sold that one due to personal reasons.

I am looking to buy an 03-04 Evo for about 23k. Looks like the price range I am in should not be a problem. Any suggestions in buying one of these used or what I should expect price wise in say 4 months?

Thanks guys!

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Expect that price range and make sure it was never modded. After purchase of a used one, you will probably be replacing tires, clutch, and brakes very soon thereafter for about $2500, so keep that in mind...see if those parts have already been replaced and if it was from abuse or normal wear.
 

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Warrtalon said:
... make sure it was never modded.
I can't stress this enough! It's out there. The one that dude bought, but realized he knows nothing about turbo cars and can't afford the maintanence and payment. :laugh:
Hold out for the one.
 

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I can't stress this enough! It's out there. The one that dude bought, but realized he knows nothing about turbo cars and can't afford the maintanence and payment. :laugh:
Hold out for the one.
Easier said than done! I looked at an 03 with 23k on it and was in stock form. When I left, I found out the owner of the car had full exhaust, MBC at 21 psi and beat the piss outta it. If I never found out who drove it before... I would be buying a POS

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You'd have better luck finding a clean non std ridden prostitute for free than finding an evo that hasn't been modded or beaten
 

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You'd have better luck finding a clean non std ridden prostitute for free than finding an evo that hasn't been modded or beaten
I agree. If you find that virgin hooker jump on her! Otherwise find one that makes regulare use of rubbers and goes to the clinic on a regular basis...... In other words, a responsible owner with a modded car tuned by a reputable shop.

I am so tempted to buy an MR and transfer all my performance parts over to it and the MR parts onto my 03 that I can taste it! An my car is well maintained and in great condition.

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WHat are the chances of finding a 03-04 Evo say in about 4 months for around 21-23k with low to decent miles?

I find a few for that price but not very often. As of now, they are going for 23-25k but I am thinking in the time perios I speak of, it should not be a problem. Maybe Mitsu will have 0% financing on Evo's one day...NOT

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Crawlin4G63 said:
WHat are the chances of finding a 03-04 Evo say in about 4 months for around 21-23k with low to decent miles?

I find a few for that price but not very often. As of now, they are going for 23-25k but I am thinking in the time perios I speak of, it should not be a problem. Maybe Mitsu will have 0% financing on Evo's one day...NOT

Jon
They never offered 0% on used cars anyway, just new ones.... and 0% financing with no money down and no payments for a year are why they are is such bad financial trouble right now so I doubt they will ever do something that dumb again.

Now, if they jump on the employee discount for everyone band wagon I will jump on an MR so fast it would make your head spin and carry out my idea from earlier in this thread.

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Crawlin4G63 said:
WHat are the chances of finding a 03-04 Evo say in about 4 months for around 21-23k with low to decent miles?

Mmmm 50/50? :confused:
I almost bought a sweet 03 GSR, 9K miles, for $23K, but I held out for the RS, which I really wanted. It's out there, you just have to put in the work. After your done though, you'll be glad you did. :thumb:
Go to you bank, or credit union, first and secure financing through them first. As soon as you find your car, bam, it's yours.
 
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