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hi all. my name is Zep and I am looking into buyin an 88 spider graduate and am wondering what the trouble spots are to look for so I dont get myself into a mess. thank you very much.
 

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Welcome....two words...RUST and "Search"
Rust is the big killer and if you'll do a search there are countless threads that will give advice on what to look for when buying Spider.

I know it also comes down to if you're a shade tree mechanic and can do the work yourself or you're like me and you have to "pay to play"

Agian, Welcome to our little disease called Alfas
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thanks for the insight guys. also, i've read that the odometer on spiders like to stop working at very low miles and the one i've been looking into reads 32k on the odo. is there a way to check the real mileage of the car? thanks.
 

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Get the VIN and run a CarFax and see what kind of mileage has been reported each time it was registared. While not perfect it will give you some idea.

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