Can I please ask you guys a question about used cars??

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  1. Super Mario

    Super Mario Well-Known Member

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    Im going to be looking for one in a few weeks. I dont plan on leasing but would I be better off going to a used car place and making Payments and putting a down payment on something or going thru something like Craigslist?
     
  2. banksy

    banksy You wrote "I love you" in lipstick on the mirror VIP

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    are there any carmax or Autonation stores around? Those 2 are really the best spots to get a good deal on a pre-owned vehicle. :up:
     
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    How much money do you have saved? What's your budget?
     
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    craigslist is your best bet for gay cars
     
  5. Super Mario

    Super Mario Well-Known Member

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    I should have around twelve hundred.
     
  6. Super Mario

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    Never heard of them.
     
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    Talk to Baltimore Mike Mario he's our go to used car salesman
     
  8. banksy

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    and you want a car that RUNS for $1200?
     
  9. Super Mario

    Super Mario Well-Known Member

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    yeah... Should I go and look for something to make payments on then? Im desperate. I cant wait any longer to save up.
     
  10. banksy

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    yup. Those 2 places I mentioned have financing onsite. Depending on your credit rating, you may need a co-signer.
     
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    my credit is not to good and I will not have a co signer. Do you think I can put a down payment?
     
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    $1200 will get you something with high miles and lots of wear. If you plan to go that way, buy a ford taurus or a nissan altima ( my taurus ran with over 250K miles until I sold it, and I rode it hard for a few years ). Maybe a toyota corolla.

    I would suggest, and this is only my 2 cents, you don't get involved in payments with a creditor. Get something and own it outright.

    Don't forget insurance; depending on your history, this could cost more than the payments on the car itself.
     
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    yeah I was thinking about that. I know I will be required to pay full insurance too if I make payements
     
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    those are 2 huge strikes. Probably can't get financing.

    so, your only other option is finding a $1200 car...
     
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    Just looking at the New Jersey craigslist used car section, anything below $2000 either has the check engine light or needs some sort of work. I'm cool working on cars, so this doesn't normally bother me, but don't know about you. All you need is to break down once and be stuck ( and btw, be sure to get AAA for $50 a year, well worth it ).

    I'd suggest you suffer and save for a while longer. I know it sucks, but in the long run it's best.
     
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    I'm so proud of you Mario. Your job has you buying cars, making insurance payments, getting hit on by all the straight guys.....life is good for a nigga :up:
     
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    Maybe you can work on Mario's car for him
     
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    If you go with payments they usually want full coverage insurance on you're car until you pay it off , If you go with buying out right don't forget you will still need Tax and title transfer cash on top.

    Of you can swing payments and full coverage insurance , That would be the way to go, You would probably get a newer car. There are a lot of used car places that will get you a car loan even if you have bad credit :dontknow:
     
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    Sadly, i'm circumcised. He would not accept my help.
     
  20. GHP

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    Just sayin the people of the Saloon would say how nice it was of you