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I paid $1K for it, it has the 3.0 V6, power everything, cruise, etc. It needs a few things but not much. It has very high mileage but the trans was just replaced. I love it so far. I wish I had more time tonight to tell you all about it but I'll have to wait until the morning.

I'll also post pics.
 

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Here is the only pic I've found so far.

The car has a few problems. It automaticly goes into a self-test mode when started. There is a bundle of wires that comes out of the fire wall and was resting on the exhaust manifold. The connector melted and the wires are frayed. Of course I moved them off the exhaust when I noticed. The car starts immidiatly and runs well. It drives well and gets fairly good gas mileage from what I can tell. I dont know what the problem is. Sometimes it doesnt idle smoothly, so maybe this is it but I have no idea. I need another Vulcan pre-96 Taurus to compare it to, so I can see where those wires are supposed to go.

The A/C works WONDERFUL, the heat works fine, etc. The Check Engine light comes on intermitantly.

This is the pic on the Auto Trader were I found it. Sorry I dont have better pics right now. As you can see its grey with grey cloth interior. The body is fair, a few scratches and dings but no major rough spots. I replaced the 3rd brake light bulbs and they're working now.
 

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Yea, I guess since 1988s go for $1150 around here.

I've been looking for a 92-5 Taurus for several months for $1K or under and this is the best one I've found.

Even with the mileage adjustment, its still worth $2950 Retail where I live in WA. It needs less than $1K worth of work to be in great condition so in effect, I paid 1/3 of its value. I musta got screwed huh?
 

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na u did a great job finding it. i paid 1300 for my 93. and then more for mods. mine is in way worse shape then that) lol mine green with frey fenders and a black trunklid only 79000 miles on i tho
 

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I love it so far, and I dont mind the high mileage. When I get a Windstar cluster, I'm going to update it to read the correct amount of miles. I love telling people I have a Taurus with over 200K, its a true testimate to the car.

79K is pretty good though, there is no substitute for a low mileage ceam-puff. Body work can be a bear, but its nice to compare when you're done.
 
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