1999 Chrysler Cirrus

Discussion in 'Pay It Forward' started by GrayGhost, Apr 20, 2016.

  1. GrayGhost

    GrayGhost Monkey++

    My old commuter...

    I know it needs a battery. Will run on starting fluid...pretty sure it needs a fuel pump, as I changed the fuel filter about 1500 mi ago.

    Tires are Bridgestone Blizzak snow tires, about 65%.

    Power everything and ac works. Interior is so-so. Clearcoat peeling, green in color.

    If interested, shipping arrangements should be taken care of by you...I dont want to be responsible for handling someone else's money.

    This car is good for a daily commuter or first car for a new driver. 2.5L V6 gets about 34mgp on the highway. Auto trans. 197,xxx mi on the clock.

    Probably worth about $800 running, here. Just wanted to offer for any monkeys in need here before I scrap it.

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  2. ghrit

    ghrit Bad company Administrator Founding Member

    Um, where is it?
  3. GrayGhost

    GrayGhost Monkey++

    Colorado....sorry. Eastern outskirts of Denver metro area.
  4. GrayGhost

    GrayGhost Monkey++

    If I remember correctly, last I looked into it the fuel pump was around $180. May be able to get one from a wrecking yard?...

    Hope this helps.
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  5. Brokor

    Brokor Live Free or Cry Moderator Site Supporter+++ Founding Member

    It might also just need a fuel pump relay, which this model is supposed to have. That's a $25 part. But, even the fuel pump won't be bad. I don't know if it's inside the tank or not, though. Might be a hard install alone, would cost a bit more at a garage.
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  6. GrayGhost

    GrayGhost Monkey++

    Good point, @Brokor.
    I'll see if I can look into the relay this week, time permitting. Also, the fuel pump is in the tank. It is a poly tank though, so dropping it shouldn't be too bad. No where near like the task of dropping a 30 gal steel tank out of a pickup truck...which almost invariably is full.
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  7. chelloveck

    chelloveck Diabolus Causidicus

    I think Australia may be a logistical operation not quite worth the candle, generous as your offer is. ;) (y)
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  8. GrayGhost

    GrayGhost Monkey++

    A piece at a time, perhaps?
  9. chelloveck

    chelloveck Diabolus Causidicus

    SSSSHHHHHHHHHHHH don't give away my secret method of getting around import bans on DEADLY bad@$$ bangsticks. :eek:
  10. kellory

    kellory An unemployed Jester, is nobody's fool. Banned

    It worked for military Jeeps....:rolleyes:
  11. Motomom34

    Motomom34 Monkey+++

    I would put it on Craigs list. I have sold a few cars on there, even one that was totaled.
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  12. GrayGhost

    GrayGhost Monkey++

    I thought about that, @Motomom34.

    Dealing with all the flakes and weirdos on there is sometimes not worth the hassle though. I'd much rather donate it to someone in need.
  13. GrayGhost

    GrayGhost Monkey++

    Yesterday the car went to a family in need of one...they were pretty happy!
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