Advise on buying my first car: 1960 Belair

Asked by Aug 31, 2012 at 06:20 PM about the 1960 Chevrolet Bel Air

Question type: Shopping & Pricing

Looking at buying my first car.  Looking at a frame off 1960 restoration. Asking about $16k. To my uneducated eye it
looks amazing. Can some help me approach how I should evaluate the car before buying? Below is information
from the seller

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Chevrolet-Bel-Air-150-210-Belair-/261087754335?
_trksid=p4506.m7&_trkparms=algo%3DLVI%26itu%3DUCI%26otn%3D3%26po%3DLVI%26ps%3D63%26clkid%3
D1723459066900480065#v4-41

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If this is your first car, you be best to purchase a vehicle you can actually drive and look at in person first IMO. But use an independent mechanic to look it over before purchase if your intent on purchasing the one you posted.

Thanks. I definitely want a car that I can drive.

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