I keep looking at celicas (to replace my car, as I sold it and need a beater for my job). My friend has one (86 gt, good mpg, 191k strong). They are CHEAP compared to the reliability, comfort, mediocore power with them all. I need a car to take a lot of milage, and have little problems (dont we all). My dad is a mechanic, so I could care less about everything except a new motor/trans. I usually do most of the work myself.
So, I was thinking of 87-89 celica, I want some power (the DOHC version) but I cant find specs on these cars. Ive looked for 3 days, turning up pretty much usless crap, besides motor swaps for the se. What should I expect/look for. I can get a black 87 celica soft top (kinda sounds good, but what about the weight? more or less?)
Thanks for your help if you can point me to some information.
Up to 160k I am interested in.
*update - I bought this (link below) thanks for the help guys.