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Craigslist Lubbock cars

Craigslist Lubbock cars

Craigslist Lubbock cars

Many people who plan to buy a car from Craigslist are in for a surprise, after their bank account got robbed.

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We recently made a deep dive into all the major Craigslist sites in Texas, including Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, Austin, San Antonio, and El Paso. We aimed to find the 10 best project car deals for $5,000 and under, with a loose year range between 1960 and 1985

One thing, however, that seems universal between all Craigslist sites is that the cheap cost for posting drives a lot of questionable ads with poor photos, little info, and cryptic contact info. Even with sellers on the up and up, there's a lack of solid facts—the kind you need to commit an entire day to checking a car out. This is a lesson to sellers that if you really want to sell for the max amount, it pays to put higher-quality/quantity photos and more details in an ad—or risk frustration on the part of everyone. Let's see what Texas was offering up the week of January 21, 2021! (Don't forget to check out all the extra photos in the gallery too.) (Source:www.motortrend.com)

Located in the Albuquerque, New Mexico, area but listed in El Paso's Craigslist due to its larger market, this colonnade-style GM A-body is always going to get our blood pumping. Chevy made millions of these in the day, and many parts are still plentiful due to them sharing mechanicals with so many other cars. It needs a better driver-side fender, and there's bad rust under the vinyl top, but everything else looks present and accounted for. These cars are still relatively common, so getting it (or another like it) under $2K is doable. (See the ad here.) (Source: www.motortrend.com)

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It turns out Texas, though larger than California, has fewer of the cool cars we'd like to find in rust-free condition. Nevertheless, not everybody can just ditch work for a week and haul out to the West Coast for something like this. Sometimes you've got to work with what you've got (i.e., Gulf Coast rust); you could do worse than the Lone Star State, with much of the western half subject to a protective, arid environment much like California's. (Source: www.motortrend.com)

Located in the Albuquerque, New Mexico, area but listed in El Paso's Craigslist due to its larger market, this colonnade-style GM A-body is always going to get our blood pumping. Chevy made millions of these in the day, and many parts are still plentiful due to them sharing mechanicals with so many other cars. It needs a better driver-side fender, and there's bad rust under the vinyl top, but everything else looks present and accounted for. These cars are still relatively common, so getting it (or another like it) under $2K is doable. (Source:www.motortrend.com)

If you're a Mopar person and you're on a bare-bones budget, then a compact A-Body is your go-to vehicle. If that's the case, this 1975 Dodge Dart Sport (Pecos, Texas) may be your lucky number. The seller goes into good detail describing some small problems that car guys won't find troublesome (gauges not working, fender ding), but there's not so much as even a stain on the upholstery. Forget about the baby-poo paint; buy it now or consider offering over asking price if there's competition. (See the ad here.) (Source: www.motortrend.com)

 

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