FS: Wagon in Yakima, Wash, >$250

Buy it, sell it, negotiate, haggle, drag it out from under the workbench or behind the garage and make it someone else's problem!

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FS: Wagon in Yakima, Wash, >$250

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Post by asavage » 14 years ago

When Myrna gave me my '83 Wagon last month, she mentioned that there is another one for sale in the area, and I asked her to check it out, which she's done:
If you remember, hopefully the evening with folklife ddn't turn your
brain to absolute mush, I mentioned there was another diesel wagon on a car lot.

Happened to stop by there today, because the wind chill finally got
above zero and the sun was shining, and it is still right where I last saw
it. Not looking any better I might add, but now that the winter has killed the
weeds, it is viewable without a machete. As it has all glass intact I
regard it as a viable parts car.

Owner's sister called him and asked how much and he said, make an offer.
Last time I asked, he wanted $250, but I would bet he would just like
to see it go away for much less.

It's at a used car place called SWITZER MOTORS, 1802 Fruitvale Blvd.
(509)248-6687, I believe the owner's name is Larry Switzer.
It's not really close to me. I don't have any demand for another one right now, so if someone wants to chase this, have at!
Regards,
Al S.

1982 Maxima diesel wagon, 2nd & 4th owner, 165k miles, rusty & burgundy/grey. Purchased 1996, SOLD 16Feb10
1983 Maxima diesel wagon, 199k miles, rusty, light yellow/light brown. SOLD 14Jul07
1981 720 SD22 (scrapped 04Sep07)
1983 Sentra CD17, 255k, bought 06Jul08, gave it away 22Jun10.

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Post by glenlloyd » 14 years ago

I called about it, it's a 1982 wagon, blue, so according to Al's information it should be 3 spd. auto tranny. I haven't called back for specifics yet but I'll post those when I do.

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89 VW Fox diesel, 92 MB 300SD W140

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Post by asavage » 14 years ago

Myrna sent pictures via snail mail, and I just scanned them. Click on any for larger:

Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image

The black dog is Baby (12 wks), the tan one Cocoa (12 yrs)
Regards,
Al S.

1982 Maxima diesel wagon, 2nd & 4th owner, 165k miles, rusty & burgundy/grey. Purchased 1996, SOLD 16Feb10
1983 Maxima diesel wagon, 199k miles, rusty, light yellow/light brown. SOLD 14Jul07
1981 720 SD22 (scrapped 04Sep07)
1983 Sentra CD17, 255k, bought 06Jul08, gave it away 22Jun10.

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Post by glenlloyd » 14 years ago

That thing's nasty!

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zim - silence!

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Post by asavage » 14 years ago

Crankshaft, intake, GP timer, driveshaft, harmonic balancer, shift console, doors, dash pad . . . that thing's a gold mine of parts.

It's all about perspective. Are you familiar with the phrase, "Go ugly early"?
Regards,
Al S.

1982 Maxima diesel wagon, 2nd & 4th owner, 165k miles, rusty & burgundy/grey. Purchased 1996, SOLD 16Feb10
1983 Maxima diesel wagon, 199k miles, rusty, light yellow/light brown. SOLD 14Jul07
1981 720 SD22 (scrapped 04Sep07)
1983 Sentra CD17, 255k, bought 06Jul08, gave it away 22Jun10.

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Post by kassim503 » 14 years ago

hood too :wink:
'83 maxima sedan, l24e, a/t, black

227K SOLD 6/7/2012

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Post by asavage » 14 years ago

Looks like a repaint, and no fender arch trim. The polished alum. rear window surround is odd. Someone took the black paint off.

All-in-all, well worth $100 if the engine is intact. If the rust situation is good, might even be worth an interiour transplant. I've got a set of brown buckets in good condition. I could have pulled much of a brown leather interiour from a 1984 gasser Sedan in a JY.

IOW, just because there's a lot of crap on the seats and they're ripped up and the GB is on the floor and the column plastic is off and a couple of ugly hubcaps are gone, don't assume it's not a good candidate for revival.
Regards,
Al S.

1982 Maxima diesel wagon, 2nd & 4th owner, 165k miles, rusty & burgundy/grey. Purchased 1996, SOLD 16Feb10
1983 Maxima diesel wagon, 199k miles, rusty, light yellow/light brown. SOLD 14Jul07
1981 720 SD22 (scrapped 04Sep07)
1983 Sentra CD17, 255k, bought 06Jul08, gave it away 22Jun10.

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Post by glenlloyd » 14 years ago

asavage wrote:Crankshaft, intake, GP timer, driveshaft, harmonic balancer, shift console, doors, dash pad . . . that thing's a gold mine of parts.

It's all about perspective. Are you familiar with the phrase, "Go ugly early"?
What I meant to say and didn't specify, was that the interior was nasty. The rest of it actually looks decent.

I agree, My 86 Golf D started out similarly, sitting for over five years in a barn, then outside the barn, with a new fender left in primer that became worthless, and a gazillion mice living in it. Now it's a decent piece of transportation. Someone stopped while I was out in the yard the other day and asked if I would sell it.

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89 VW Fox diesel, 92 MB 300SD W140

gir - won't the sploding hurt?
zim - silence!

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Post by asavage » 14 years ago

glenlloyd wrote:Someone stopped while I was out in the yard the other day and asked if I would sell it.
You said, "Hell, yes!", of course :P
Regards,
Al S.

1982 Maxima diesel wagon, 2nd & 4th owner, 165k miles, rusty & burgundy/grey. Purchased 1996, SOLD 16Feb10
1983 Maxima diesel wagon, 199k miles, rusty, light yellow/light brown. SOLD 14Jul07
1981 720 SD22 (scrapped 04Sep07)
1983 Sentra CD17, 255k, bought 06Jul08, gave it away 22Jun10.

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Post by glenlloyd » 14 years ago

asavage wrote:
glenlloyd wrote:Someone stopped while I was out in the yard the other day and asked if I would sell it.
You said, "Hell, yes!", of course :P
I said no because it's my primary transportation and gets 49/50 mpg and is more comfortable to drive for me then my 97 Jetta TDI. Besides, although they said they had "cash" I don't think it was probably enough.

Here she is now!

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steve a
97 Jetta TDI, 86 VW Golf D
89 VW Fox diesel, 92 MB 300SD W140

gir - won't the sploding hurt?
zim - silence!

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