Home / Toyota Supra Forums

Go Back   Toyota Supra Forums! Join the Supra forum! > General Discussions > Non-Generation Specific Questions

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 06-27-2006, 06:12 PM   #1
lordepic1
Stock
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Posts: 1
lordepic1 is on a distinguished road
Default Is this a good deal on an MKIV???

hey guys,

I am new to the Supra world but would really like to own an MKIV. I saw this ad in craigslist and have talked to the owner and am going to check it out tomorrow:


Aright, so heres the deal!

This is a 1993.5 Toyota Supra! Yes, its the Fast and the Furious Body Style.
This Has A Bright Red Exterior With Black Leather Interior!
It Has A Targa-Top and Tinted Windows!
Rare 5-Speed, Non-Turbo
Runs Great, New Clutch n etc etc!
A/C,PW,PDL,PS,PB
Chrome Toyota Supra Alloys with Newer Tires
Car Has Around 145K Original Miles
SERIOUS INQUIRIES ONLY!
EMAIL ME YOUR PHONE NUMBER IF INTERESTED!
ALSO SUBMIT OFFERS, IM HONESTLY NOT LOOKING TO WASTE YOUR TIME OR MINE!
THANKS!
PS. I Also Have Another 1993.5 Toyota Supra with practically the same features but its a HardTop (Rare) and Is Black Color!!


HE WANTS $15,000 for either of them

so apparently he has 2 supras that are nearly identical except for the color and the top. And they both have the same mileage. He said they have both just been repainted recently and don't have any scratches or dents. So assuming the exterior is in perfect condition, and the car has been taken care of, is $15k about right for an MKIV N/A with this high of mileage? I am not too worried about the high mileage because it is a toyota and I know many of you get tons of miles with no problems, and I can always buy a Japanese imported engine or rebuild it if I need to for a decent price. Oh and to clarify I am not planning to turbo it or do any big mods on the engine...the most I would do is an intake and exhaust, I mostly plan to do some minor exterior work (ie lowering, rims, tinted windows, etc). I have owned many fast cars (TT 300ZX, FD Rx-7, C5 corvette) and I am out of the fast sports car phase. I basically want a car that would be dependable and a nice daily driver so I can commute to school and work in LA while still having a nice sporty looking car. Supposedly he is a Supra collector and has had 5 of them so I am hoping they are in great mechanical condition. Anyways, any advice you have for me would be greatly appreciated, thanks!
lordepic1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-27-2006, 11:06 PM   #2
theWeezL
12psi boost
 
theWeezL's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Oregon
Posts: 376
theWeezL is on a distinguished road
Default

Sounds like your in the same boat as me...like the sports car, but dont see the need for the turbo or lack of gas milage that comes with it. I dont really know that much about the market value of Mk4's but it sounds like a reasonable price from what I've looked at. Its really hard to say because every local area is different. In Oregon that would be a good price if it truely is in good condition.

Make sure you take into account major costs if it has any. For example new tires can run upwards of $800 for a set. If the leather needs replacing that can be $800 or more as well. Cracked windshield, or other glass replacements are pricey too.

If the paint is shiney, there is no rust noticable, the tires are good and the leather is at least livable...I would say its a fair price!
__________________
____________

Eagles may soar, but weezl's never get sucked into jet engines!


theWeezL is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
good deal or not Gengus MKIII Supra 5 10-19-2007 12:07 AM
New to Supra's....is this a good deal? woofunkinhoo Non-Generation Specific Questions 3 10-31-2006 07:05 PM
Good or Bad Deal? SUPRAblema MKIII Supra 3 04-30-2006 12:41 AM
okay is this a good deal? oh and hello! XooMZ Non-Generation Specific Questions 4 12-13-2005 04:30 AM


All times are GMT. The time now is 10:13 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

1986



1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86