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I found a '91 5-speed sedan for sale locally. What are the problem areas to look for on the later cars? All my experience has been with '83s (all three of mine were the same model year).

Wiring harness still an issue? Emissions controls?
 

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I found a '91 5-speed sedan for sale locally. What are the problem areas to look for on the later cars? All my experience has been with '83s (all three of mine were the same model year).

Wiring harness still an issue? Emissions controls?
Is this the car?...

http://raleigh.craigslist.org/cto/3221687348.html

Your wishes were a wagon, early '80's and stick - wha hoppn?

On the above sedan...

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The Bad:

Biggest thing is the AC/heat does not work

The stopped odometer

The usual cosmetic wear and tear of a 1991 model

Driver side door mirror is replaced with a smaller mirror
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Replacing the blower motor is very labor intensive and parts are no longer cheap. Same for AC especially if it is R12.

Inquire as to why the small ORVM.

Check the car for rot underneath and under the trunk floor cover.

Before you buy this car be sure it is currently inspected, tagged and has a clear title.

George Dill

http://raleigh.craigslist.org/cto/3220906148.html
 

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Yep, that's the one. The wagon hunt is going poorly, and this is one of the few reasonably priced 5-speeds in the area. It may hold me over until I can find a proper wagon. A friend has a low-miles '79 we may get back on the road, but it will be a few months before that one could be ready.

Car has a current inspection, will find out about title today.

Mirror - if it's anything like the sedan I once owned, the glass may have fallen out on its own :)
 
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