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    Hey guys, had my last veccy a lowly preface lift 1.8ls about 2 years ago now, really miss it, and my girlfriend hates my current car and just inherited a good few quid so offered to buy me a new car to get rid of my toledo, its not a bad car just low spec and needs some work.
    Long story short, i plan in going to uni this september and given that i have been off work for a while the car i really wanted focus st just to much in running costs, so was looking at an astra sport hatch but found myself comparing it to my old vectra and like my cars big anyway so found this

    http://www.fraserburghcarsalesltd.co...ListingID=1986

    i think its good value at 4k, I know a lot of the vectra common faults etc but anything in particular with the VVT engine and facelift models?

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    Nice car. Misty Sea Grey is a great colour. TBH I think he's a bit over priced for a 2006. I think £3500 is nearer the proper price. Just listen for a rattle on cold start up, thats the only issue with the vvt.

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    thanks, does look a little on the higher end of the price for them, really like the blue and its not a common shade, im off for a weekend away tomorrow but going to take a diversion to go look at it lol, from the look of the photo it needs the wipers sorting out they are parked way to high and to be honest if he gives me a fair price for for my old car, its a t reg so will struggle getting much id not walk away from it, just blag a tank of petrol, give the tires and bits and bobs a good look at as well, hopefully somthing to shove price down a wee bit

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    Just goes to show it's well worth shopping round, even if the op goes to his garage of choice, taking those figures along will give him good negotiating bullets

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    thanks, i hope that its all in good condition, and not need anything till back working properly, got a good few long distance planned this year so the cruise control and much lower revs at 70 worth buying the car for if nothing else lol

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    check the cruise control works thats a common fault

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    Best colour imo, my old one...

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