: want to buy a 95 eldorado with northstar



mike93
01-17-10, 09:50 PM
Hi everyone im looking at a 95 eldorado with a northstar engine with 88000 miles first owner was an old lady then a mechanic has carfax no accidents anything has maintenance records new motor mounts coolant flushed lot of work done to it what do you think?

buggin123
01-17-10, 10:26 PM
How much? Do yourself a favor go to auto zone and get coolant test kit for hydro-carbons in coolant. Easy way to make sure your not spending too much for what might be a project:banghead:or take the car out on the hi-way for about a half hour;run it hard 40-80 mph WOT a couple times, if there aren't any problems you'll be doing the owner a favor if you buy it or not, as it will blow a lot of the carbon out of the tailpipe.

mike93
01-17-10, 10:30 PM
He want's 2800 for it he's gonna let me drive it next week i currently have a 93 deville 4.9 if i buy it im gonna get an extended warranty for it

Ranger
01-18-10, 12:13 AM
Read the warranty VERY carefully. The HG problem is well known and there are usually loop hole that don't cover them or the price is high enough that you pay for it in advance.

mike93
01-18-10, 12:16 AM
Yeah your right i just decided im gonna keep my 93 i love my car and the 4.9 it runs so good no leaks and i put so much money into it might as well keep it it will make it into the 200k easily with regular maintenance

MrDobin
01-18-10, 12:34 AM
Wish my Seville was likewise lol. I had hopes my TV cable was just wacked and causing a jump in tranny shift but its for sure slipping out. Off to storage with it and on to a newer caddy...

mike93
01-18-10, 12:38 AM
yeah i just don't want no more problems the northstar has the transmission in my 93 was rebuilt 4 months ago so im good to go my 93 4.9 will last into the 200k easily

zonie77
01-18-10, 06:44 PM
He want's 2800 for it he's gonna let me drive it next week i currently have a 93 deville 4.9 if i buy it im gonna get an extended warranty for it


I'm curious, have you looked into ex warranty on a 15 year old car?

Who will sell you this? My thoughts are the cost of said warranty and how well it will cover things, just what Ranger said.

cl1986
01-18-10, 08:33 PM
all the extened warranties ive seen will cover up to 200k miles, but has to be less than 10 yrs old

Destroyer
01-19-10, 12:44 AM
No. :lildevil: