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Aib (un realistic) to want all this for under £1500

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D0G Tue 25-Oct-11 15:56:55

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moogster1a Tue 25-Oct-11 16:02:08

we bought an 8 seater Toyota Previa about 2 years ago off ebay. £900 and it's fantastic. Diesel, really reliable, parking sensors, seats you can swivel round to all sorts of configurations. $ wheel drive.
Just fab. ( bound to now spontaneously combust on the drive

switchtvoffdosomelessboring Tue 25-Oct-11 16:02:08

I'm not sure where you are in England but have you tried adtrader? Loads of cheap cars on there. If you specifially need 6/7 seats then a zafira isn't a bad bet. They are quite cheap and (in my experience) pretty reliable.

ThePumpkinKing Tue 25-Oct-11 16:05:54

You can get automatic Toyota Previas quite easily, they seem to go for about £1200.

Mostly petrol though I think.

D0G Tue 25-Oct-11 16:17:20

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ThePumpkinKing Tue 25-Oct-11 16:29:11

Oh God, what happened to your Toyota??

We bought ours because we needed the space/seats, but it does feel old. Do they have fatal flaws?

Our brake pads/discs apparently need work already.

D0G Tue 25-Oct-11 16:34:50

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D0G Tue 25-Oct-11 18:16:46

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RedHelenB Tue 25-Oct-11 19:06:28

Make an offer, they can only say no.

D0G Tue 25-Oct-11 19:22:44

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Atwaroverscrabble Tue 25-Oct-11 19:23:37

My toyota lucida estima has a dodgy head gasket too but the last rac man put some german version of k-seal in which is actually china based and it seems to have fixed it... Apparently its a common fault with the imports as the water in japan is really hard and its the limescale that cracks the head gasket.... I love my toyota but i think i will need to replace it, parts are expensive too but you can get some on ebay (new starter motor for £90 as opposed to £300 from garage... Etc)

D0G Tue 25-Oct-11 19:31:31

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theoldtrout01876 Tue 25-Oct-11 23:16:53

OMG you can fix a head gasket?
bugger bugger bugger,I spent $3500 replacing mine,the damn car was only worth $2000 but due to shit going on I didnt want to take on a new car loan at the time,so replaced the head gasket on my credit card !!!!!! bugger bugger bugger angry

Anyone got a fix for leaking power steering fluid?

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