Used Car of the Day: 1991 Volkswagen Jetta
Yesterday we brought you a nice, if arguably way overpriced, Volkswagen pickup.
Today's UCOTD is another VW, one that is very cheap -- but also needs a whole lot of help.
Those looking for a project car might be interested in this bad boy. Those who are not will take a pass. Here, direct from the listing, is what the car needs*:
- This car needs to be towed
- this car has been sitting for like 3 to 4 years
- heater core blown and bypassed
- car needs some body work -rust under drivers rear fender flare
- motor has issues..the car overheated and shut down
- needs a new battery
- fuel smell near fuel pump housing
- drivers rear window does not go down
- this car has a working manual sunroof
- hood and trunk need to be manually opened
- 5 speed shifts perfectly!
- 1.8l motor
- this car has a new starter and cat and magnaflow muffler
*All typos and capitalization comes from the original post.
The seller will take a grand and will not tow it. Take a look if this sort of thing is your bag.
[Images: The seller]
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DedBull on Dec 07, 2022
Mk2 Jettas are getting harder to find, especially ones that haven't been modified within an inch of their life. I grew up in an 85 GLI, and would love to have one in as close to stock configuration as I could get. This car isn't that starting point, especially sitting 3-4 years in the NY dirt. It's a parts car at best, but there might still be money in it even at that price, if you are willing to take it down to absolutely nothing left.
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