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#3201960 - 11/30/13 10:11 AM So Maine: 1995 saturn SL1 $1200
eljefino Offline


Registered: 06/15/03
Posts: 29280
Loc: ME
Drinks oil like Ted Kennedy. Super smooth stick shift and clutch. AC stuff ripped out due to squeaky compressor clutch, shorter belt applied. Fantastic tires. Went with 195/60/14s instead of 175/70/14s for 20mm more traction action. New front flexpipe/ catalytic converter, new belt tensioner, all the saturn problems covered, except for the elephant in the room piston rings. Rear door sills shabby. Rest pretty good for rust. New Maine inspection in October. As shabby as it is, it's priced in what I believe to be the 80th percentile, where 80% of what you'll find for $1200 is worse off. 218k miles. Clear title. Cumberland county Maine region.




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#3201989 - 11/30/13 10:26 AM Re: So Maine: 1995 saturn SL1 $1200 [Re: eljefino]
mattwithcats Offline


Registered: 06/13/13
Posts: 1334
Loc: Virginia
Do an oil / filter change with Mobil1 5W-40 turbo diesel,
then change it again in 500 miles...

May help oil burning...
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#3202017 - 11/30/13 10:49 AM Re: So Maine: 1995 saturn SL1 $1200 [Re: eljefino]
mrsilv04 Offline


Registered: 12/08/06
Posts: 7770
Loc: Illinois
Last time I checked, Ted Kennedy has been sober for the last few years. smile
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#3202037 - 11/30/13 11:16 AM Re: So Maine: 1995 saturn SL1 $1200 [Re: mattwithcats]
eljefino Offline


Registered: 06/15/03
Posts: 29280
Loc: ME
Originally Posted By: mattwithcats
Do an oil / filter change with Mobil1 5W-40 turbo diesel,
then change it again in 500 miles...

May help oil burning...


This would involve spending money. laugh

It's had two changes with Peak 10w40 in 1000 miles.

I know peak != M1TD. wink

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#3202086 - 11/30/13 12:18 PM Re: So Maine: 1995 saturn SL1 $1200 [Re: eljefino]
NHGUY Offline


Registered: 10/09/11
Posts: 4629
Loc: USA
Didnt know Ted drank oil.He created an oil slick back in the late 60s with an Olds Delmont...but I dont think he drank much of it.

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#3202089 - 11/30/13 12:23 PM Re: So Maine: 1995 saturn SL1 $1200 [Re: eljefino]
SLCraig Offline


Registered: 12/21/08
Posts: 5512
Loc: London, ON, Canada
Good looking little SL.. I still want another one. (Not in a position to get one right now)
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#3202423 - 11/30/13 08:10 PM Re: So Maine: 1995 saturn SL1 $1200 [Re: eljefino]
Nayov Offline


Registered: 08/01/09
Posts: 815
Loc: ME
Would be the perfect car for GH Tool.

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#3202748 - 12/01/13 10:23 AM Re: So Maine: 1995 saturn SL1 $1200 [Re: Nayov]
eljefino Offline


Registered: 06/15/03
Posts: 29280
Loc: ME
Originally Posted By: Nayov
Would be the perfect car for GH Tool.


He would stumble upon the "triple word score" of chemicals to stop the oil burning. laugh

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#3202838 - 12/01/13 12:00 PM Re: So Maine: 1995 saturn SL1 $1200 [Re: eljefino]
Tomcat_80 Offline


Registered: 11/21/13
Posts: 88
Loc: North Carolina, U.S.A.
Seeing as how GHT or TechnoLogs is broke as he himself stated in one of his blogs, he couldnt afford that Saturn

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#3202865 - 12/01/13 12:40 PM Re: So Maine: 1995 saturn SL1 $1200 [Re: Nayov]
yonyon Offline


Registered: 03/06/12
Posts: 3492
Loc: NJ, USA
Originally Posted By: Nayov
Would be the perfect car for GH Tool.


No, an SL doesn't have room for big people. Even when I weighed 140 lbs. I couldn't fit in one. How would he ever go on a date?

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#3202918 - 12/01/13 01:36 PM Re: So Maine: 1995 saturn SL1 $1200 [Re: eljefino]
Turk Offline


Registered: 02/03/06
Posts: 9103
Loc: MN
Too bad I don't still have the GTO, I wouldda traded you for it.





... j/k



LOL
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#3203335 - 12/01/13 08:48 PM Re: So Maine: 1995 saturn SL1 $1200 [Re: Turk]
eljefino Offline


Registered: 06/15/03
Posts: 29280
Loc: ME
Originally Posted By: Turk
Too bad I don't still have the GTO, I wouldda traded you for it.


Can you leave your GTO running in the parking lot of a DDs and feel warm and fuzzy?

The Clinton-era saturn. Freedom. crackmeup

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#3203571 - 12/02/13 05:41 AM Re: So Maine: 1995 saturn SL1 $1200 [Re: eljefino]
Turk Offline


Registered: 02/03/06
Posts: 9103
Loc: MN
Yep, gotta love the little Saturn. I have 2. grin
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#3210393 - 12/08/13 12:47 PM Re: So Maine: 1995 saturn SL1 $1200 [Re: eljefino]
eljefino Offline


Registered: 06/15/03
Posts: 29280
Loc: ME
Sold! For $1000 to a white trash lady who wouldn't smoke in her boyfriends mercedes but lit up before the test drive in my/her car.

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#3210410 - 12/08/13 01:00 PM Re: So Maine: 1995 saturn SL1 $1200 [Re: eljefino]
SatinSilver Offline


Registered: 01/24/08
Posts: 4670
Loc: Ohio
Congrats, good thing she bought it or I'd be mad about her smoking in the car.
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