Thinking of Buying an S2000

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  1. Immortal1

    Immortal1 New Member

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    here's the deal. i wanna get an 01 S2000 with only 41k miles on it. its silverstone with a cf hood.

    well, few months back, he's at a stoplight and, get this, an f150 which was in front of him is put into reverse and rolls up over the front of the s2k. don't ask, i dunno.

    so new hood, new bumper, new fender, new headlights, and new left front suspension later, he wants to sell it. it still has a 4yr/60,000k mile extended warranty. the replaced suspension is new, 2006 parts.

    would you buy it? for 15g's? it usually goes for 17 private party and 20 from the dealer according to KBB.
     
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    hell yea buy it. :eek3:

    that's hella cheap
     
  4. Atenza6i

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    do it. if anything goes wrong, you still have 20k miles for it to come up, with the warranty left.

    15k...what a price.
     
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    do you have pics of the damage? I wouldn't touch it without knowing exactly what was damaged.
     
  6. saboten

    saboten Chat With a Live Computer Repair Expert About Your

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    that story sounds like bullshit. I bet he just crashed it. For 15k, i'm willing to bet there are other problems..

    Make SURE to do a compression test and ask him what TSB's have been done do it. There is a TSB for oil banjo bolts as well as a TSB for defective spark plugs. Make sure there isn't any clicking coming from the diff. Make SURE you don't have any problems engaging any of the gears, especially 2nd, 5th and 6th. Also, make sure there aren't any tears in the top and no water gets through the seals.
     
  7. Kroze

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    :mamoru: make sure that he's not from the uk, nigeria, china, or on a business trip and need to conduct the transaction through an escrow service
     
  8. JoeSailer

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    If you are from Cali. a bud of mine will sell you his mint S2000.

    PM me if interested.
     
  9. ///M

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    word, perhaps he dorifto'd into a curb, and somehow fucked up the front end
     
  10. Transporter

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    Find another one and buy it.
     
  11. TRD604

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    looks awesome...get it...
     
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    Remember that 00-01's have the shitty plastic rear window as opposed to 02-present with glass backs.

    I'd personally shop around and wait for a non-wrecked/damaged S2000 to pop up...I know after buying it I'd have buyer's remorse.

    Good luck...most importantly you're looking at the right car! : )
     
  13. kick7you

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    true, and its a 01. i don't think i will spend 15k on that car, i'm sure there will be another good deal out there. just wait, don't rush. if u rush for buying a car, u will never find a good car.
     
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    BUY IT Will be one of your favorite investments!! Just make sure you put that shit away in the winter time!
     
  15. unwed_transient

    unwed_transient Internationally Known and Locally Detested

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    more power to you if you can fit in the damn thing.
     
  16. IslanderOffRoad

    IslanderOffRoad Do you even lift kit? OT Supporter

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    One of my customers at work today was telling me he has one.

    "we should go cruising sometime, i'll let you drive it to see if you want one"
     

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