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Old 10-19-2010, 11:47 AM   #18
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Originally Posted by msb10378 View Post
Have to agree with the last two posters

-Check rear springs (they have a tendency to rust out)
-Check CV boots for leaks or tears (a typical failure sign is a vibration in the wheel when accelerating)
-Definately look for a manual and a sport package
Definately look for a manual and a sport package.
Thats what I did, never looked back.
I test drove multiple autos with basic interior and whatnot.
Totally worth it to wait and get the manual and sport package.
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