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so: cars in Liberia are sold for like 3-4x their blue book values (if they've got 4wd) and I need a new car. I'm wondering if any of you know anybody knowledgeable enough about 4wd vehicles and semi-employed enough to want to earn $500 by finding, purchasing and shipping a strong, reliable, used 4wd vehicle to Liberia?

It'll be an NGO vehicle (duty free); and I'll help with the paper work and all such stuff.

wasn't sure where to post this. But, the road i drive to our good surf waves has destroyed my existing car and I need to think fast.
Wikipedia: "Over the next month, several M.I.L.F. commanders were tagged by government officials"

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Re: any semi-automechanics semi-employed and sorta looking for work?
« Reply #1 on: August 03, 2010, 03:24:03 PM »
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  • You can post it in here, and you could also put it in the "buy/sell" section....but either way, I'll sure someone will help you out.....

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    Re: any semi-automechanics semi-employed and sorta looking for work?
    « Reply #2 on: August 09, 2010, 02:16:57 PM »
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  • Send me $5000, I'll buy a nice strong Land Cruiser or equiv. I'll take it apart and mail each piece one at a time. A whole lot less paperwork that way- no customs, I'll bet. I'll only send the next piece when I get confirmation that the previous piece arrived safely. Shouldn't take more than a few years.
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    Re: any semi-automechanics semi-employed and sorta looking for work?
    « Reply #3 on: August 09, 2010, 04:34:56 PM »
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  • What up bro!  I have a 96' Subaru Impreza Outback.  Yours for $2000.  Only thing not working presently is the AC.  Otherwise pretty good condition.
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    Re: any semi-automechanics semi-employed and sorta looking for work?
    « Reply #4 on: August 09, 2010, 06:13:26 PM »
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  • All i know is that mid to late 1980s toyota trucks are most indestructable things around.....as proven by the top gear tv show....

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    Re: any semi-automechanics semi-employed and sorta looking for work?
    « Reply #5 on: August 09, 2010, 07:05:21 PM »
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  • Send me $5000, I'll buy a nice strong Land Cruiser or equiv. I'll take it apart and mail each piece one at a time. A whole lot less paperwork that way- no customs, I'll bet. I'll only send the next piece when I get confirmation that the previous piece arrived safely. Shouldn't take more than a few years.

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    Re: any semi-automechanics semi-employed and sorta looking for work?
    « Reply #6 on: August 09, 2010, 10:06:35 PM »
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  • All i know is that mid to late 1980s toyota trucks are most indestructable things around.....as proven by the top gear tv show....



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    Re: any semi-automechanics semi-employed and sorta looking for work?
    « Reply #7 on: August 10, 2010, 08:48:04 AM »
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  • find something over there in good condition, but has an easy fix that no one can get a part for.  Buy it real cheap, post up the part you need, I'll buy it and send it.  My local autoparts store has everything.
     

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    Re: any semi-automechanics semi-employed and sorta looking for work?
    « Reply #8 on: August 10, 2010, 09:24:22 AM »
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  • All i know is that mid to late 1980s toyota trucks are most indestructable things around.....as proven by the top gear tv show....

    a 1988 HiLux as a matter of fact.....
    Top Gear: Toyota Hilux
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    Re: any semi-automechanics semi-employed and sorta looking for work?
    « Reply #9 on: August 10, 2010, 10:40:29 AM »
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  • I had a 1988, i miss it everyday.....




    how much do you have to spend?  You can pick up a mid 1990s fairly low mileage toyota 4runner for about $5K....that would probably be a good truck for Liberia...?
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    Re: any semi-automechanics semi-employed and sorta looking for work?
    « Reply #10 on: August 12, 2010, 10:06:45 AM »
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  • What up bro!  I have a 96' Subaru Impreza Outback.  Yours for $2000.  Only thing not working presently is the AC.  Otherwise pretty good condition.

    that's 4-cylinder right? manual or automatic? how many miles on it? in your opinion how well would it stand up to 200 miles of driving on degraded, bumpy dirt roads? at the moment how good is its acceleration below 55mph and how fast will it go on a highway?
    Wikipedia: "Over the next month, several M.I.L.F. commanders were tagged by government officials"

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    Re: any semi-automechanics semi-employed and sorta looking for work?
    « Reply #11 on: August 12, 2010, 10:38:53 AM »
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  • What   up bro!  I have a 96' Subaru Impreza Outback.  Yours for $2000.  Only   thing not working presently is the AC.  Otherwise pretty good condition.
     
      that's 4-cylinder right? manual or automatic? how many miles on it? in   your opinion how well would it stand up to 200 miles/month of driving on   degraded, bumpy dirt roads (in terms of how secure its exhaust system   is; how good its bushings, and the rust vs. sturdiness of its frame)? at   the moment how good is its acceleration below 55mph and how fast will   it go on a highway without exceeding 3500rpms?
     
    Wikipedia: "Over the next month, several M.I.L.F. commanders were tagged by government officials"

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    Re: any semi-automechanics semi-employed and sorta looking for work?
    « Reply #12 on: August 16, 2010, 11:34:57 PM »
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  • I'll sell you my 94 Landrover Discovery with a Auto trans 4x4 with locking Diffs and its got 182619 on the odometer and a little over 80k on the engine thats in it now. I am a mechanic for a living so its get taken care of
     
    Here is a list of what I have replaced on it
     
    Front tires
     
    front Brakes
     
    VSS sensor ( vehical speed sensor)
     
    Thermostat , Water pump and all hoses ( when I replace the engine)
     
    Fan clutch
     
    TPS sensor
     
    Fuel fiter, Trans Filter
     
    I serviced the Diffs and hubs last spring
     
    Plugs , wires cap and rotor also when engine was replace
     
    there are probally some little things that i am forgetting
     
    I want 4500 and I think thats a fair price for a Turn key Rover that you can get in drive anywhere u want and not have to worry
    I don't wanna be a star. Have my picture in magazines, have a bunch of kids looking up to me. I'm a drunk, Bear, a screw up. I just surf cause its good to go out and ride with your friends. I don't even have that anymore.