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easiest car to work on?


 easiest car to work on?
topic by TAY FLOWZ - 03-04-2008, 07:51 PM - Boxden > Whipz 'n Stereos (vehicles, sound systems)


i currently have a auto sunfire, which is garbage. im going to get another car (manual) and keep it clean and lightly modify it. whats a good car (which will include engine type) thats easy to maintain mostly by yourself. im looking for a car that is easy to reach parts. i know there's some things that will always be hard to do on anycar, but as far as basic to medium level maintenance would be straight forward. im not tryna race or drag anything i just want to find a car i can maintain and lighty customize. any help?


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17 comments for "easiest car to work on?"


 03-04-2008, 08:25 PMaway - #2
deziking 32 heat pts32

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there aren't cars out there that are easy to work on lol. what is easy to work on anyways these days?
 03-04-2008, 08:47 PMaway - #3
dcole18 

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honda civic... me and one other person did a complete engine and tranny swap in 4.5 hours over the weekend...


and if you have an older sohc engine, whole new engines can be bought for $400-$500
 03-04-2008, 10:46 PMonline - #4
~SHYNE~ 8 heat pts

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Older mid to late 90's Honda Accords and Civics,same with Nissan Maximas,Altimas and Sentras.Pretty much any import that is marketed as a compact coupe or sedan during that time period.Parts for these type of cars are cheap and especially for the Hondas of that day inexpensive and can be found anywhere cheaply.

Lightly modded Mustang GT's are also pretty easy to work on and cheap parts are everywhere from Craigslist to Pony messageboards to full out catalogs.I am talking about the 94-98 and 99-04's.
 03-04-2008, 11:10 PMaway - #5
bmore303 

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Old mustang GTs, older hondas, older nissans, older mitsubishis. Pretty much any of the older cars (pre 2000) are typically way easier to work on compared to newer cars....with the exceptions of retard cars like the 3000GT VR4...the 6G72TT leaves practically no space in the engine bay, have fun with cars like that :p .
 03-05-2008, 04:32 AMaway - #6
CAPITAL J 

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Anything from the 70's with a huge hood.
 03-06-2008, 11:24 PMaway - #7
TAY FLOWZ 

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okay here my thang

theres a caprice on sale for 900 with 45,000 miles on the craiglist, i thinking bout that one, its auto but i want a manual

how bout a z31? also for sale but it ####ed up bad so nevermind
 03-07-2008, 12:22 AMaway - #8
CAPITAL J 

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If you really want a Caprice with a manual. You can get a T-56 manual transmission kit and it will turn your Caprice into a manual. If you only spend 900 dollars on the car, you'll have money left over to experiment a little.
 03-07-2008, 01:18 AMaway - #9
hos.tile 

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If you want a car that's easy to work on, then I really don't think you should be looking into swapping the trans on a car.
 03-08-2008, 12:20 PMaway - #10
ddlburketh 

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honda civic hands down the easiest to many mods you can do to it for a cheap price
 03-09-2008, 09:53 AMaway - #11
tha_ape 

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easiest cars are OLD cars. any car without electronics.
 03-09-2008, 12:22 PMaway - #12
lankans 

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i dont think any car is easy
 03-14-2008, 07:40 AMaway - #13
NOVA804 1 heat pts

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get the caprice for 900/45k and sell it...don't #### wit it...just sell it...folks out here would buy a caprice wit 45k for at least a few 4-5k... so I'm sure u can get rid of it fast
 03-14-2008, 11:55 AMaway - #14
Nugen2384 

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I gotta say Honda....but they're also the easiest cars to steal.

Last edited by Nugen2384; 03-14-2008 at 11:57 AM..
 03-15-2008, 02:07 AMaway - #15
bad_k 

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i heard civic is the easiest and best
 03-23-2008, 10:01 AMaway - #16
who_mike_odell 

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I have a mits. galant. simple to work on...
My civic and accord were just as easy...
ive only had imports....easy maintenance.
 03-23-2008, 10:02 AMaway - #17
who_mike_odell 

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Originally Posted by Nugen2384
I gotta say Honda....but they're also the easiest cars to steal.
LOL.... Thats why i got a fuel cutoff on my ####. PPL always trying to jack imports
 03-23-2008, 10:14 AMaway - #18
Hit Em' Up 52 heat pts52

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Originally Posted by tha_ape
easiest cars are OLD cars. any car without electronics.
yea foreal...it really depends what you want too...if its strictly hp then i wouldnt really #### with imports cause it'll cost you a lot more to modify.
 
 


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