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Old 02-08-2019, 05:59 PM
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Bought 04' 6 speed manual Coupe this weekend

Hello... An executive at my company had it parked for over a year at our other office when the clutch went out. He had the clutch replaced in May and also the battery so I didn't know why it was parked. I've been asking for the last 4-5 months what his plans for it were but I didn't have room for another car so I never pressed. Two weeks ago I asked what's wrong with it and how much do you need for it. He's a great guy but one of the many who when something breaks they throw it away rather than enjoy the greatest feeling in the world, fixing things.
140,000 mi.,a bent rim, flat tire, sprayed coolant last time he started it, smelled like field mice, another tire about to blow, and just a bunch of little stuff. We were on the phone and i asked again. He said $1,500, I talked him into $1,300. I'm so friggin pumped and my wife, who drives an fx35 actually likes it.
I had the wheel fixed at a place in Dallas called 360 wheel repair for $90. I needed two rear tires and got a used set of 285/30/20 Michelin Pilot super sport's for $140 from Maldonado's Tires & Wheels on Garland Rd. That includes put on the wheel and balanced. Changed the small overflow hose a mouse chewed through and leak fixed. Removed the small rabbit living in front of the cooling fan. Sprayed out the engine area and power sprayed and cleaned the interior and so far so good. I still have belts, Oil, and other stuff to do but it's only been a week. The pick n Pull in Dallas has 3 locations with 5-7 salvaged so the interior will be pristine when I'm done.

Night we picked it up. I had left a charger on it overnight and about flipped when it turned right over. Drove it with the rotted tire up and on the trailer.

Airing out and checking everything

Cleaning out all his kids melted candy bars, shoes, spotting scope, random bullets, and trash.

Picture parked... he kept it clean so nobody would complain.

Picture parked... he kept it clean so nobody would complain.

Picture parked... he kept it clean so nobody would complain.

Driver side rear tire was totaling torn apart and rim bent

Best of 2 rear tires

You can see the repair to the bent rim on the 2 o'clock side of pic.

I research and read everything needed when working or fixing stuff so I'm sure I'll be using this site for best practices, suggestions, and owners experience. I'm not planning to do many updates but look forward to asking questions down the road when needed.
Old 02-08-2019, 10:09 PM
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Wow congrats on the sweet deal, I die a little every time I see a G35 decaying somewhere. This brings me back to life.
Old 02-09-2019, 02:18 AM
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OP great pick up! We are the premiere site for all things G, most questions you will think of have probably been answered multiple times over the years here. Read, read and read some more, we're glad you joined the fam.
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Congrats, that's a steal of a deal. Clean looking ride.
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