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Postby maddog » Sun Mar 27, 2011 7:55 pm

I am planning on spending $3000 on a vehicle when I move in October. What condition of car can I expect for that ?
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Postby Anthony » Sun Mar 27, 2011 10:13 pm

It has been a while since I have lived in the VI, but I would say for $3,000 - not much. Cars hold their re-sale value very well in the islands, and that price range sounds pretty low to me -
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Postby P-600 » Mon Mar 28, 2011 6:31 pm

We were there in January and we checked out the board at Connections and there were a few "island cars" for 2-3K Not sure what that gets you though.
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Postby Betty » Mon Mar 28, 2011 9:37 pm

If you have a car in Minnesota it might be cheaper to ship your own car down and you will know if it is reliable. Buying a $3000 car down here you don't know what you are getting.
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Postby cruzbritt » Mon May 23, 2011 7:00 am

It should be good for another 2000 miles without a service I suppose. Hopefully, with proper maintenance you would go another 1000 miles.
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Postby Chicken » Tue Aug 02, 2011 10:07 pm

Just had a friend sell her Jeep on St. John. It was a piece of junk by stateside standards. She paid $3000 for it 5 years ago and sold it for $2500. It had electrical problems, floor boards were rusted clear through, seats were trashed, no back seat, no top other than a piece of plywood, etc. It ran, but that was about it.

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