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Re: Reliability

To: Michael Graziano <>
Subject: Re: Reliability
From: Carl Elliott <>
Date: Fri, 27 Aug 1999 20:19:39 -0400
I have been driving Escorts since 87, To and from work 150 miles a day.
I have gotten an average of 200,000 miles from the cars then I sell them and buy
a new one. juat do the proper maintance. Carl E.

Michael Graziano wrote:

> I personally prefer Nissan,  My 300ZX has 103K on it,  and I have relatively
> few problems.  My mother's '96 Maxima drives like a dream.  We've had NO
> problems with it from new other than a recall which took the dealer a few
> hours to fix.  THe only real problem I had with the 300 is that I had to
> replace the auto tranny.  But that was a result of a mechanic not torquing
> the tranny pan bolts correctly after changing the filter and oil.  Try
> proving that one.
> Michael
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Don Walton []
> Sent: Friday, August 27, 1999 2:46 PM
> To:
> Subject: Reliability
> I was wondering what people on the list think is a reliable car besides
> LBC's.  I think my B's are the most reliable vehicles I have ever owned and
> I ame sure that it is because of their simplicity and the upkeep which I do.
> Anyway, I am going to sell my Suburban gas drinker and I will have to get
> another vehicle. Unfortunatly, the SO will not go for the A which I would
> like to have, got to have a/c here in the sunny south, so any ideas?  I
> think most 90's era cars have no personality and all look the same but I
> gotta do something......
>                                 Don Walton
>                                 73 74 77 B's

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