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Hi from Illinois.

Hello everyone.

My poor old 1992 Honda Accord finally went to auto heaven a week after it made 333,777 miles. I was looking for an affordable replacement car, preferably a 7-10 year old Honda or Toyota, on Craigslist and came across a 1985 300 Turbo Diesel for a mere $800.00US.

I didn't think it was likely that I'd buy it, but I arranged a meet anyway because I wanted to at least check it out. I fell in love with it as soon as it rolled up in front of my house. Something about the looks of it made my mind up for me. I wouldn't usually buy a car with more than 260,000 miles on it and needed a new CV axle and exhaust but my mind is no longer my own it seems.

I tell myself that it's an investment and I'll fix it up to sell at a profit, but I know I'm full of it. I'm going to put at least another 300,000 miles on it, hopefully more!

I like this car.
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