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Jan 25 11 11:32 PM

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Yo NT, im thinking about getting a used Caddy CTS. They have northstar engines and a few people I know have nothing but bad things to say about them. I am definately not a carhead, so should I reconsider my choice?? Its an 06 CTS with 70k miles for $11,000...what ya think. Thanks in advance.
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Jan 25 11 11:48 PM

My pops has a CTS from like 2003 or 2004.  Whenever they first came out he bought one new.  That thing is still going strong to this day.  Close to 200k miles on it.  He's planning on getting a new one this year because ol girl is finally breaking down on him.  I'm impressed though with it though.  I know myself and my brothers put that thing through hell when we learned how to drive.  I plan on getting a caddy myself one of these days.

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Jan 25 11 11:49 PM

First off the CTS, outside of the V series, has a v6...not a northstar so either A. You're lying or B. You're just that ignorant because how someone can consider buying a car and not know the rasclot engine is beyond me

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Jan 25 11 11:54 PM

UptownsDotNetStacky wrote:
First off the CTS, outside of the V series, has a v6...not a northstar so either A. You're lying or B. You're just that ignorant because how someone can consider buying a car and not know the rasclot engine is beyond me


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Jan 25 11 11:59 PM

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yea thats a bad deal./price as well... almost bought an 07 with 30k on it for 13,9xx before I copped my scion

think i recall seeing a loaded 05 with 50k for 10,5xx also... check blueknobauto.com if ur anywhere near PA, best prices... easy

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Jan 26 11 12:14 AM

UPtownsdotnet, why would I lie about getting a car? And in the threaf I clearly state im not a carhead!! Im talking over with some friends on of I should get the cts or an impala, they say go with the impala cause cts have northstar engines and they are junk......so I make this thread.
Why the need for the loose lips calling people ignorant?... Computer tough guy stuff is so funny to me.

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Jan 26 11 9:24 PM

Been Fly Since 85 wrote:
UPtownsdotnet, why would I lie about getting a car? And in the threaf I clearly state im not a carhead!! Im talking over with some friends on of I should get the cts or an impala, they say go with the impala cause cts have northstar engines and they are junk......so I make this thread.
Why the need for the loose lips calling people ignorant?... Computer tough guy stuff is so funny to me.

wth happened to my post smiley: indifferent


Yea dude OD'ed. Some of the earlier ones had issues but like others have said you keep up with the maintenance and you'll be good.

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Jan 26 11 9:25 PM

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The older ones were known for head gasket problems, but i heard in the newer models they are built much better


The gaskets on my 97 Deville went a few years ago. Cost me a grip to fix. But shes worth it.

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Jan 26 11 10:07 PM

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mossman75 wrote:
The older ones were known for head gasket problems, but i heard in the newer models they are built much better


The gaskets on my 97 Deville went a few years ago. Cost me a grip to fix. But shes worth it.


My brother has a 98 deville, he put some blue devil in his and its been holding up ever since. Been like a year now

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Jan 27 11 12:45 AM

mossman75 wrote:
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mossman75 wrote:
The older ones were known for head gasket problems, but i heard in the newer models they are built much better


The gaskets on my 97 Deville went a few years ago. Cost me a grip to fix. But shes worth it.


My brother has a 98 deville, he put some blue devil in his and its been holding up ever since. Been like a year now




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