I too purchased this car new. Back in
1990 there wasn't much to choose from
for that price with a 6 cylinder.
It was well taken care of & garaged but
had too many problems.
The engine was pulled to replace a
freeze plug, transmission was
weak from day one, ignition
tumbler broke (had to be towed)
the battery imploded (towed again),
head gasket went, high beams failed,
radio worked intermittently, heater
stop working, finally the main seal and
cam seal went at the same time. The
body is still perfect and it has the
original exhaust system. This car has
This was my first car that I bought a
little less than a year ago and I have
not had any problems at all. When I
bought it, it only had 55,000 miles.
The A/C is awesome and the only
maintainence I have needed has been a
normal oil change.