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1996 850 Wagon 5-speed manual, black<p>144,000 miles, new rear brakes, 2 new Toyo Proxes tires, new radiator, parking brake, idle actuator valve, serpentine belt, control arms, right tie-rod, ball joints, air pump & relay all replaced 07-09. All paperwork.<p>Needs clutch work, left tie-rod and exhaust work (sounds a little throaty). Paint is fair with some scratches and pitting in clear coat but no rust. 2 rips in rear seat.<p>Third row seat, gray cloth interior, power windows, locks, heated seats, class II trailer hitch (3000 lb capacity), good alloys, LoJack, A/C just recharged, dual front airbags, new Volvo carpeted floor mats.<p>$2000 located north of Boston, MA<br>email: [email protected]<p><br>pics at :<br><A HREF="http://gallery.me.com/kjweinstein/100012" TARGET="_blank">http://gallery.me.com/kjweinstein/100012</A><br><BR><BR>
<i>Modified by kjweinstein at 10:43 AM 8-16-2009</i>
 

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Re: 1996 850 Wagon 5- speed (kjweinstein)

It needs clutch work...<p>is the car driveable? long distance?
 

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Re: 1996 850 Wagon 5- speed (GiRaff3)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>GiRaff3</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">It needs clutch work...<p>is the car driveable? long distance?</TD></TR></TABLE><p>If it needs a clutch I would think once you get it in gear, on the road in 5th, you should be fine...unless it's totally gone! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/sly.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: 1996 850 Wagon 5- speed (GiRaff3)

It's my daily driver. Slips a bit when going up hills or under acceleration load. But yes it is drivable long distances.
 

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Re: 1996 850 Wagon 5- speed (kjweinstein)

Could need a flywheel! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/eek.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: 1996 850 Wagon 5- speed (AthruC)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>AthruC</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Could need a flywheel! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/eek.gif" BORDER="0"> </TD></TR></TABLE><p> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/zeroforum_graphics/screwy.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>No clutch and maybe the fly wheel resurfaced . <p>And you can buy used flywheels for $50-$100 on ebay
 
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