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Ok. moms 80 has 210k miles on it just had to do the new head gasket on it. parents are ready for a new car for her. debuting between a highlander(please, no), a 4runner, or a 1998-2000 cruiser. found a nice 99 cruiser in my area(DC) w/49k miles loaded and i think he is asking 25-30k not sure. it is on ebay right now. any opinions on the 100 series? thanks
 
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[quote author=Cruiserhead05 link=board=2;threadid=7175;start=msg59474#msg59474 date=1068082347]
Ok. moms 80 has 210k miles on it just had to do the new head gasket on it. parents are ready for a new car for her. debuting between a highlander(please, no), a 4runner, or a 1998-2000 cruiser. found a nice 99 cruiser in my area(DC) w/49k miles loaded and i think he is asking 25-30k not sure. it is on ebay right now. any opinions on the 100 series? thanks
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Get her a new Lexus GX470, about the size of an 80. Only costs around $42K :)
 
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I got a 99 LC last spring with 44k and a new five-year 50K warranty for a little under $30. (No locker :'( but it's going to be 95%+ onroad anyway).
My wife likes it so much I may lose it to her. I recommend it highly.

The GX is a 4-skinner with the softer springs and better leather of a Lexus treatment. Very nice and a great ride, but it'll depreciate $6-8k or more the minute you drive it off the dealer's lot.

Pre-owned LX or TLC seems to me the way to go.

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How many times have we heard that in the past 20 years? I concur that IFS and rack & pinion steering make for a less stout rig, but I'm sure it does well enough offroad.
 
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[quote author=Asiarider link=board=2;threadid=7175;start=msg59909#msg59909 date=1068152030]
Hey Rogue,

why is it that you and some other guys here are using the wife's photo as an avatar ???

Not bad, not bad !!!

Mike
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You are married to Stacy's mom. Dang dude. I'm jealous! :flipoff2:
 

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