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Old 09-03-2017, 07:26 AM   #1
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Recently purchased a 98 i30 t 5spd

Hey guys, i made a post a couple of days ago about my i30t but for some reason it isn't up yet. Anyway, i don't feel like rewriting the whole thing so I'll just give the basics. It's a 98, one owner, clean title, 63,000 original miles. Hope you guys enjoy the pics, i don't see too many 96-99 i30's anymore. Hopefully this post makes it.
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Old 09-03-2017, 07:49 AM   #2
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A few more pics...
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Old 09-03-2017, 02:09 PM   #3
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That thing is freaking mint!!
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Old 09-03-2017, 02:46 PM   #4
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Yeah, definitely nice.
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Old 09-03-2017, 08:23 PM   #5
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Thanks guys. I'll try my best to keep her that way.
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Old 09-04-2017, 07:09 PM   #6
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Jealousssss.

How much did you pay?
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Old 09-04-2017, 08:13 PM   #7
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Jealousssss.

How much did you pay?
The stealership wanted 5,500 before taxes and fees. But i ended up paying 5,000 out the door. I still feel like i over paid but I'm ok with that because i could not find another one like it. And i wasn't driving 12 hours back home without it!

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Old 09-05-2017, 08:15 AM   #8
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That is a RARE BEAUTY. Where did you find it? The t-models use thicker strut top hats.

If you ever need Infiniti parts, this place has about the best price in the country. Many times I find their prices are lower than Nissan parts.

https://www.orderinfinitiparts.com/
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That is a RARE BEAUTY. Where did you find it? The t-models use thicker strut top hats.

If you ever need Infiniti parts, this place has about the best price in the country. Many times I find their prices are lower than Nissan parts.

https://www.orderinfinitiparts.com/
Thanks, I found her on cars.com. I had saved up some money and just started searching. I searched for about 2 months before this one came up. A man who is in his 60's now owned it since new in Libertyville IL. That's like 20-25 miles north of Chicago. He finally traded it in to a mazda dealership in Libertyville earlier this year for a new mazda suv. The Infiniti dealership he bought it from was directly across the street from the mazda dealership.
I have dealt with orderinfinitiparts.com before when I owned my I35. They do have good prices.
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Old 09-06-2017, 06:09 PM   #10
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I was getting a "ghost code" P0325 (knock sensor) . I replaced it with a new one from Nissan. While I was in there I went ahead and cleaned the throttle body and MAF sensor.
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Finally got a chance to drive the car today after replacing the knock sensor and cleaning both the throttle body and MAF. Throttle response and acceleration feels alot better, and there are no other codes.
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Old 09-18-2017, 02:18 PM   #12
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Picked up a i30 trunk mat from a member here, 95naSTA.
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