New member...seems like finding a VX is like a needle in a haystack!!! - Page 2 - Fuelly Forums

Android Users - Coming Soon! - Migrating from aCar 4.8 to 5.0

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 05-17-2008, 06:47 AM   #11
Registered Member
 
brucepick's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Posts: 722
Country: United States
Location: Connecticut
I've been watching for HXs. I think VX would be even harder to find. Not that I'm buying any time soon, I like to look.

Not that easy to find. Here in CT you might have to go 50-100-150 miles to have a few HX available. And just a couple statewide, usually. If you want more to choose from you probably need to be willing to drive across a few states.
__________________

__________________
Currently getting +/- 50 mpg in fall weather. EPA is 31/39 so not too shabby. WAI, fuel cutoff switch, full belly pan, smooth wheel covers.

Now driving '97 Civic HX; tires ~ 50 psi. '89 Volvo 240 = semi-retired.
brucepick is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-17-2008, 09:46 PM   #12
Registered Member
 
Join Date: May 2008
Posts: 26
Country: United States
Got a 94 VX with some miles on her... finally.
__________________

jshelton441 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-19-2008, 02:25 PM   #13
Registered Member
 
smccall's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Posts: 274
Country: United States
congrats
smccall is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-29-2008, 06:53 PM   #14
Registered Member
 
Frugal Fool's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Posts: 7
Country: United States
Two weeks plus 2 days... Some not so lucky would not consider that a "finally" conclusion. I do know the feeling. I was lucky enough to find an ad for one that met my criteria 1 hour after posting after weeks of constant time consuming monitoring. Even at one hour, I was initially told another buyer was en-route. That buyer fell through, so i was next. I haven't seen another since.
Frugal Fool is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-29-2008, 09:42 PM   #15
Registered Member
 
suspendedhatch's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Posts: 445
Country: United States
Send a message via AIM to suspendedhatch
Honestly you're better of buying a DX and swapping in a JDM Z1. Most VXs, like any cars that age, have high mileage. But besides mileage AGE is a bigger factor than people think. With a DX you get a tilt wheel and intermittent wipers. You can get the rear diffuser from Majestic Honda for $30. Front lip spoiler for $120. Basically when you buy a $2000 DX, you save $2000 to use on reconditioning the vehicle than if you buy a bloated VX.
__________________

Civic VX, D15Z7, 5 Speed LSD, AEM EMS, AEM UEGO, AEM Twin Fire, Distributor-less, Waste Spark
suspendedhatch is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-30-2008, 04:58 AM   #16
Registered Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 77
Country: United States
2 weeks isn't really that long, when you are talking about searching for a car that is 13+ years old. I would imagine it would take awhile to find one in decent condition, and expect to probably pay more than it's worth. It took me about 3 months to find my Civic, and I had to drive to Florida to get it.
__________________

__________________
96hb is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Keeping the Automatic Cool rh77 Transmissions and Running Gear 27 01-13-2008 05:18 PM
Is there a OBDI or OBDII conversion for older vehicles? kozaz General Fuel Topics 3 11-13-2007 08:32 PM
eBay: 1982 Ford pickup Electravan MetroMPG Electric and Solar powered 2 06-24-2007 07:34 PM
Finally got some LRRs rh77 General Fuel Topics 4 10-03-2006 09:16 PM

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3


All times are GMT -8. The time now is 09:10 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.