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81 Eagle SX4

Posted by plaidthumb (My Page) on
Tue, Apr 22, 08 at 20:51

My daughter crumpled the right front fender, enough to make it more expensive for me to repair than it's worth. It's in good shape other than that.

Anyone interested in a project car? It's in NE Oklahoma. 4-wheel drive, 6 cylinder, transmission rebuilt less than 5k miles ago. Interior in good shape. It'll be a great first car for a new driver. Built like a tank in comparison to the little tin cans they're making now. I just want to keep it out of the crusher, but haven't the time/skills to fix it. I'm not trying to make a bundle, just get it to somebody who will revive it and keep it on the road.


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RE: 81 Eagle SX4

People who had these cars generally loved them. As a tech I did not share their enthusiasm, I found them difficult to work on and very finicky. Remember this is as compared to today's fuel injected with sophisticated computer controlled cars, VS a carbureted, vacuum controlled emissions, slow if any computerization hold over from the 70's. If computerized there was no serial data back then. (Unless the car was a GM, no one else engineered that into their vehicles). Somewhere somebody might want to have this car. I have to tell you I would steer my customers (relatives) away from it. (Unless they can do their own work, because otherwise I would be stuck dealing with it)


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