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1995 Mercury Cougar Question: Is this a good first car?

 

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first_car_dude, 3.8L V6, Moline, IL, November 05, 2009, 14:43
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ok so Im a 16 year old who is looking to buy a used car! I would like to know if it is a good buy or not....don't know full details but it has the GOLD PACKAGE whatever that is. and has 70,000 miles! so please respond

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    dandd November 05, 2009, 18:26
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    The only way to make sure is to take the car to a good mechanic and him/her look it over. It is called a pre-purchase inspection. this will give you peace of mind.

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    mastertech154 November 05, 2009, 18:36
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    Hello , if this car has a 3.8 l engine in it , then i would be exspecially carefull, depending on the mileage , they are notorious for the front cylinder head gasket going bad ,, witch is a costly repair

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