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1985 Nissan MaximaReview
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The Workhorse —

I had my 84' 300ZX running fine in 1994 when the Martin Luther king birthday earthqake hit LA hard. For two weeks I "can't get my car out of second gear" as Sammy Hagar would say. The next week my friend asked me to help him go pick up a new Mazada 929 out in the middle of nowhere, that I could drive his old Maxima there. So we embarked on a 80 mile drive and talked about the new car and also what he'd do with the old Maxima. I had him bring thecar to my own mechnanic a few weeks before who said it was in pretty good shape for a 85' with 132k on the odo. Long story short by the time i got him dropped off I decided to make him an offer to get the slushbox tranny alone. I gave him a cool $3,200 bucks for the car and rest was history. The two major issues I had with the car were things he'd fixed at Pep Boys that reoocurred in 1 or 2 years, namely the power steering rack and the fuel injectors. Nissan actually cut me a check for 1k for injects as there was a recall!! Long story short I drove her until 300k when it finally died and sent to charity. It made 40-50 trips in between LA and SF as I was relocating and never broke down once on me. Great car if you can find one, but more stuff to do than newer cars so I wouldn't buy one if you plan to put lots of miles on it.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Great interior room, very relialble, comfortable for long trips

Cons: transverse engine mounting and all thetroubles that causes, sorta ugly

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1985 Nissan MaximaReview

Rocks — great first car!!!, awesome trim level and wonderful front drive, always made me feel like a champ! even when car was not running 100% could still hang with cars 10 her junior! Nissan still makes THE 4 door sports, that ppl can afford, this is the grand dad of that formula.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: first of legendary VQ 6's, classy took volvos and made it ok to drive a box

Cons: too old to be viable

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