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solo33
03-29-2006, 05:36 PM
my freind is selling his cutlass supreme SL 2 door. it has about 115,000 on it. i cant remember right off hand the year i think it is 95-97, one of those. it runs good and is in mint condition. he said it get around 30mpg. i was wondering is this is a good car to buy? and problems with them that i could expect in the future? any input would be appreciated. also i can get it from him for about 2000$. thanks

heyman421
03-29-2006, 07:11 PM
check out epinions.com for user feeback about the car

and of course kbb.com to make sure the price is right

good luck

heyman421
03-29-2006, 07:14 PM
one thing i know off the top of my head is a lot of oldmobiles in the 90's have problems with their emissions systems, and the parts changed a LOT because of the problems they had, so some years parts are nearly impossible to find, even from a junkyard.

solo33
03-30-2006, 06:24 PM
thanks guys any other info on the car?

pwnt by pat
03-30-2006, 09:22 PM
I had a 97 cutlass supreme. There's no way in hell he is making 30mpg. Driving mostly highway, I got about 26. Mine was in nice shape but was expensive to keep up. I had an aftermarket powered sunroof in it. I ended up selling it for 3200 although it was in amazing shape. It had 125,000

solo33
03-30-2006, 09:35 PM
I Mine was in nice shape but was expensive to keep up. I had an aftermarket powered sunroof in it.
what do you mean by expesive to keep up? did it run good and all? any problems

pwnt by pat
03-30-2006, 10:34 PM
Well, struts went out on me when I hit (one) pothole. They were less than one year old. The rear brakes AWLAYS grab and scrape. Every Cutlass I've ridden in had that problem. My car developed a crack in the radiator tank. The cooling loop gummed up all nasty like. It was a nice car, just problematic - at least for me.

Qoob
03-31-2006, 02:12 AM
Yeah... nothing like a Cutlass that's for sure.

http://www.layitlow.com/forums/uploads/post-6-1049602121.jpg

http://www.layitlow.com/forums/uploads/post-4307-1096170659.jpg

pwnt by pat
03-31-2006, 08:56 AM
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v245/EurosportZ34/2004%20West%20Michigan%20W-Body%20Meet/100_0260.jpg

What mine looked like except blue pinstripe and a lip-spoiler on the trunk lid/tail lights

THUNDERBIRD
03-31-2006, 09:53 AM
those are nice cars i almost picked one up i have wanted the one with the lip spoiler too. o and that black on in the pic does have the lip spoiler u have too look closely

pwnt by pat
03-31-2006, 10:15 AM
Nope, just a reflection. The ones with the lip spoiler, you can tell 100%. They use completely different lights and everything - to match the spoiler.

http://www.tik-tak.co.il/UploadFiles/tichon_banot/96Oldsmobile-Cutlass-Supreme-Sl.jpg