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Re: [The 6000 Club] FOR SALE 86 STE in Northern CA

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  • Don
    WOW! Yeah $500 is a great price for that car!! I wish I had the means ($) to transport it from CA to NY! That looks like it would be a GREAT BUY for $500. IF I
    Message 1 of 6 , Feb 2, 2009
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      WOW! Yeah $500 is a great price for that car!! I wish I had the means
      ($) to transport it from CA to NY! That looks like it would be a GREAT
      BUY for $500. IF I had some vacation I would fly my butt out there and
      drive that beast home!! WOW again. Thanks for the pictures I would
      love to see more of them if it wouldn't inconvenience you to send them
      to me. redline@... PLEASE.

      Don

      --- In the6000club@yahoogroups.com, "Jeff Browne" <jeffbrowne@...> wrote:
      >
      > Hi Brian,
      >
      > We'd be pleased if we could get $500.
      >
      > Thanks for appreciating her,
      >
      > Jeff
      >
      >
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: Brian R
      > To: the6000club@yahoogroups.com
      > Sent: Saturday, January 31, 2009 4:16 PM
      > Subject: Re: [The 6000 Club] FOR SALE 86 STE in Northern CA
      >
      >
      > First let me say, that is a beautiful car....
      >
      > I would love to buy it personally, but California is just a bit to
      far for me.
      >
      > How much are you looking to get for this car???
      >
      > If I was about 1400 miles closer, I would have no problem adding
      that to my stable.
      >
      > Brian
      > Your 6000 Club Moderator
      >
      > 1989 Pontiac 6000 STE AWD
      > 1990 Pontiac ASC McLaren Turbo Grand Prix
      > 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca
      >
      > ________________________________
      > From: jdbrowne2000 <jeffbrowne@...>
      > To: the6000club@yahoogroups.com
      > Sent: Saturday, January 31, 2009 4:02:06 PM
      > Subject: [The 6000 Club] FOR SALE 86 STE in Northern CA
      >
      > My wife & I ordered this car, in February of 1986 and took delivery on
      > April 18, 1986. At the time, we thought this was going to be the last
      > new car we would ever buy… Now, almost 23 years later, we must offer
      > her to someone new. She still runs great, getting 18+ mpg in town and
      > 22+ on the highway. In fact, my wife has documentation of EVERY tank
      > full of gas that's ever been put in her. We also have records of
      > every part and/or repair she's needed/received. Right now she has
      > 123,805 miles on her and (except for a recent phantom parking lot
      > incident to her right front fender), the body and trim is in
      > exceptional shape.
      >
      > I've taken 39 pictures (including one of the "build" sheet). I have
      > uploaded 5 to give you a look and can email the rest of them to anyone
      > that's interested.
      >
      > The oil is changed every 3,000 miles.
      >
      > Both the A/C & heater work great.
      >
      > The tires (installed between 2,000 & 11,000 miles ago) are
      > rotated, every 3,000 miles. They were all bought new from
      > Big-O and are All Season.
      >
      > The radiator was replaced in October of 2007 and the coolant
      > is changed regularly.
      >
      > The alternator was replaced in November, 2007.
      >
      > The battery was replaced in September of 2007.
      >
      > A listing of everything will go with her, including all
      > manuals, etc.
      >
      > She is in need of some TLC, for some of the "extra" things:
      >
      > The stereo buttons in the steering wheel don't always work.
      >
      > The air ride suspension has a very small leak (requiring the
      > compressor come on once in a while).
      >
      > The cruise control has stopped working.
      >
      > Even though the stereo works great, the tape part seems to
      > "eat" the tapes.
      >
      > The antenna motor (already replaced once) stayed on one night,
      > causing me to half to unplug it. This left the antenna up
      > about a foot, and some nice citizen decided to "unstraighten"
      > it.
      >
      > The "Service Engine" light occasionally comes on for a short
      > period of time (when we're at speeds of 15-20 mph) but as the
      > performance doesn't falter, our "GM specialist can't find a
      > reason for it and says not to worry about it for now.
      >
      > The knob broke off the hood release cable, even though the
      > complete cable was replaced 08-22-02. My wife got her a very
      > small vise-grip that works just fine.
      >
      > The power door locks are starting to be inconsistent. The
      > driver's door and right rear passenger door work every time.
      > The front passenger door works intermittently. The rear
      > driver's door only works manually.
      >
      > The driver's mirror motor runs slowly, but still adjusts.
      >
      > The windshield washer unit (though already replaced once)
      > does not work and the tank has a crack in it, so the "System
      > Recall" panel shows it needs fluid.
      >
      > It's sad that the "blue book" on her is ridiculous, but we hope there
      > is an "enthusiast" in Northern CA who will give us a reasonable offer.
      > We live in Redding (about 3 hours North of Sacramento). As my wife
      > has already found a replacement she couldn't pass up, the STE (since
      > Monday) has had to stay outside. Except for the 10 months we were in
      > the process of getting into our current home, she has always spent her
      > days & nights backed into the garage (out of the elements).
      >
      > As both of us have suffered injuries requiring us to be on Social
      > Security Disability, we are unable to afford to keep her. The
      > periodic replacement needs (even though only a few hundred dollars in
      > cost) are just not within our fixed budget.
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      >
    • Brad Olson
      No kidding. We re talking about getting a 3rd car now that one of the kids is driving, and this would definitely solve the problem. I hope it finds a good
      Message 2 of 6 , Feb 2, 2009
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        No kidding. We're talking about getting a 3rd car now that one
        of the kids is driving, and this would definitely solve the
        problem. I hope it finds a good home.

        Brad

        -------------- Original message ----------------------
        From: Brian R <lapurr_n_smurf@...>
        >
        > 500!!!! OMG why couldnt you live like 1000 miles closer....
        >
        > Brian
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