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Re: used 750iL (archive)

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Posted by Gilbert on January 02, 2001 at 17:28:09:

In Reply to: used 750iL posted by Lance S. on January 02, 2001 at 14:07:19:

Your maintenance costs will average $250 to $300 per month over a year. The Lincoln will seem like it was free compared to the 750. To some of us its worth it. Then we sober up or the wife finds out how much we've been pissing away, and we get something else. Like a newer model? Yeah, that's it! A newer model would be less to maintain!
Good luck.
Lin Gilbert
1990 750iL

I am considering the purchase of a 1991 750iL to replace my 1994 Lincoln MK VIII. The Lincoln has been great except for a broken valve spring (recently). The 750 has 68,000 miles, one owner, will have it inspected before purchase.

My questions are: what is a fair (base) price? What types of problems should I expect? What is the life expectancy? Quite frankly, will I be miserable paying for repairs is the real question! I had a '76 2002 years ago and it ate me up...always had a problem. Will things be different this time around. Thanks!


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