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#1 Jesta1989

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Posted 20 June 2018 - 10:54 AM

So I found a golf mk4 2.0 S estate 2000
140.000 miles on clock

Guy wants £200 currently has an mot until 15th August.

What things should I be checking other than the obvious before I buy this.

Any issues with estates I should be aware of anybody with an estate could let me know issues they had with there’s and standard issues with them I’d really appreciate it.

I know £200 is peanuts but i’m getting married in August and am mega skint so don’t really wanna buy it and find it needs £500 worth of work for the mot as I can’t afford that.


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Posted 20 June 2018 - 12:32 PM

To be honest it's a 2.0 , but for 200quid it's a gamble could last a year or two or could be a heap , just make sure u go for a good run and everything works like it should ,

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Posted 20 June 2018 - 12:36 PM

Pictures?  Colour?  History?  Owners?  Service?  What needs done?  Check for rust, oil colour, idle, EML, brakes, handbrake, knocks, panel gap...


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Posted 20 June 2018 - 12:51 PM

I also run a check on the previous MOT's... helps me have a little insight on its history

 

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