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flakko
10-31-2007, 02:05 AM
long story short, my bros car is breakin down, hes leaving in a few months, he drive my car for a while, i get a new car. when bro gone, daddy drives my old car.

Well ive decided to get a 94 crown victoria, and stuck between two cars

1. Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor $1500 and 164k miles

http://images.autotrader.com/images/2007/9/27/231/157/2974109920.231157892.IM1.02.240x180_A.240x180.jpg

http://www.autotrader.com/fyc/vdp.jsp?car_id=231157892&dealer_id=61209881&car_year=1994&model=CROWNVIC&num_records=25&systime=1193804689393&make2=&start_year=1981&keywordsfyc=&keywordsrep=&engine=&certified=&body_code=0&fuel=&awsp=false&search_type=used&distance=50&marketZipError=false&search_lang=en&make=FORD&color=&page_location=findacar%3A%3Aispsearchform&min_price=&drive=&default_sort=priceDESC&max_mileage=&style_flag=1&sort_type=priceDESC&address=91803&advanced=&end_year=2008&doors=&transmission=&max_price=2000&cardist=22


2. Ford Crown Victoria LX Sedan $1900 103k miles

http://images.autotrader.com/images/2007/8/19/228/352/2699104962.228352382.IM1.02.240x180_A.240x144.jpg

http://www.autotrader.com/fyc/vdp.jsp?rdpage=thumb&car_id=228352382&dealer_id=5433219&car_year=1994&model=CROWNVIC&num_records=25&systime=1193804689393&make2=&start_year=1981&keywordsfyc=&keywordsrep=&engine=&certified=&body_code=0&fuel=&awsp=false&search_type=used&distance=50&marketZipError=false&search_lang=en&make=FORD&color=&page_location=findacar%3A%3Aispsearchform&min_price=&drive=&default_sort=priceDESC&max_mileage=&style_flag=1&sort_type=priceDESC&address=91803&advanced=&end_year=2008&doors=&transmission=&max_price=2000&cardist=29

I like the way the white one looks much better than the blue one, its cheaper, and a "police interceptor" but the drawback is the mileage. I looked up both on carfax and both seem to check out good.

my one of my concerns is what the difference between a Police interceptor and a normal vic is, and ill throw a "what would you buy" question out there as well.

thanks for all your help.

revrider1
10-31-2007, 02:06 AM
I would take the interceptor...

Trey803
10-31-2007, 02:08 AM
interceptor is faster....probably worse gas mileage

Ferendon
10-31-2007, 02:09 AM
Same here. But there are cars I'd much rather have for that kind of cash.

Interceptor is faster, but they're both still slow as balls.

BassBallin
10-31-2007, 02:10 AM
interceptor

flakko
10-31-2007, 02:11 AM
Same here. But there are cars I'd much rather have for that kind of cash.

Interceptor is faster, but they're both still slow as balls.

like what? i dont want an asian car....my dad brought home this pimped out 88 Benz 300SEL, but the interior was terrible and yea wasnt worth the fixing.

also im not really looking for speed....just something to drive around in and reliability

Ferendon
10-31-2007, 02:15 AM
If you don't want an asian car, than it's hardly worth looking at anything else. An import is about the only thing I'd consider worth buying in that price range, with a few (VERY few) exceptions.

flakko
10-31-2007, 02:21 AM
If you don't want an asian car, than it's hardly worth looking at anything else. An import is about the only thing I'd consider worth buying in that price range, with a few (VERY few) exceptions.

yea there's WAY too much rice up in these parts i need my car to stick out to me when looking through a crowded parking lot.

Ferendon
10-31-2007, 02:31 AM
Crown Vics are good cars. The 5.0 and 4.6 are two of Ford's better engines in that year range. I'm assuming a 94 would have a 5.0, seeing as how the 4.6 didn't show up until 96.

flakko
10-31-2007, 02:36 AM
Crown Vics are good cars. The 5.0 and 4.6 are two of Ford's better engines in that year range. I'm assuming a 94 would have a 5.0, seeing as how the 4.6 didn't show up until 96.

in googling it, says the vic has the 4.6 back to 92. 5.0 stoped at 91 thanks for the help man!

Ferendon
10-31-2007, 02:54 AM
Don't know much about vics. I know the mustangs didn't see the 4.6 til 96 though. Either way, I've seen some vics with some serious miles on them.

flakko
10-31-2007, 03:07 AM
Don't know much about vics. I know the mustangs didn't see the 4.6 til 96 though. Either way, I've seen some vics with some serious miles on them.

sweet. as long as i keep it nice and tidy, good to go with the interceptor w00t! thanks!:D

but just out of curiosity, how much miles? im not gonna do anything heavy on this...just school, work, friends house thats it

Ferendon
11-02-2007, 04:06 AM
I've seen upwards of 220k on CVs, that still ran strong, and rode quite nicely.

flakko
11-08-2007, 01:18 AM
well, since the budgets been increased, im not getting a vic... im gettin me a 92 lincoln mark vii :)

Ignatowski
11-08-2007, 05:55 AM
buy the cop car,,,,,,,,,,,Cop cars rule,and they scare people on the highway
then add on a procharger supercharger

Blues Brothers

OR

Men In Black

FineLinePimpin
11-16-2007, 09:54 AM
The only difference between the cop car and normal crown vic is suspension and cooling mods. MOST cop cars had dual exhuast which was a 10hp improvement over stock. The shocks and springs are heavier duty and the ALT. is bigger, the radiator hoses are usually blue silicone for more burst strength. The Mark 7 is a good choice just watch for busted air bags in the suspension. Other than that any mod that bolts to a stang 5.0 bolts to a Mark 7....and you can even do a 5spd swap fairly easy.

TerryMorgan
11-16-2007, 03:03 PM
like what? i dont want an asian car....my dad brought home this pimped out 88 Benz 300SEL, but the interior was terrible and yea wasnt worth the fixing.

also im not really looking for speed....just something to drive around in and reliability


That's totally backwards. If you want reliability, get a Honda, Toyota, Nissan, etc. If you want a piece of junk that's going to fall apart, get a Ford, Chevy, etc. Hate to say it, but American cars ****. They are not reliable at all compared to Japanese cars. Get an older Honda Civic or something, those things last forever. A Ford however, is going to give you problem after problem. (Side note, avoid Korean cars. :P Worse than American.)