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Unread 07-16-2010, 11:26 PM   #1
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As much as I love my car, I think it might be time to part with it. The engine and tranny are both in great shape, but the little things are starting to add up - I feel like I'm fixing it literally every weekend. In the last month, I've replaced front control arms, bushings, tie rod ends, ball joints, bearings, the sway bar, and sway bar linkages. It still needs new engine mounts, struts and strut mounts on front and back, new tires, a new ABS module, need to fix the odometer, etc. Just today it started making a horrible clinking noise that I believe is due to the engine mounts. It's a 97, with 300k+ on it. I just don't have the time, or money to keep fixing it every weekend.

Anyway, I'm hoping to get at least $1500 out of it - does that sound reasonable? Or am I asking for too much? Or for that matter, would I be better off parting it out?
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Bump for how much do you think my Regal is worth?

It needs a new ABS module, new lower rear motor mount, new front strut mounts. Interior is a bit worn too.
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I'd say maybe $2.
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Pick up a ABS unit at a scrapper and I would say 3000 pending inspection.
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$3 is a bit high even ABS working i'd say. It is high miles, which will scare people away.
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Well ABS is $80 at a scrapyard + $100 for a local guy to install (I really hate messing with the ABS on the Regal - I did it once and it took me all weekend). I'm thinking I'll ask $1500 as is, or $2000 if I fix the ABS. Also, the interior isn't the greatest...though a good cleaning would go a long way (which will soon be remedied by broke teenage siblings )
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