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#1 of 5 Old 03-26-2014, 11:44 AM - Thread Starter
 
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I  put new tires on this thing this year.    It has new breaks,  but the transmission went out and that plus a few other issues like the timing belt change will cost more than it is worth.    Does anyone have a frugal way to dispose of a car,   should I sell it for scrap? donate it ?

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Donate it! Then you did a good thing and it's a right off!
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Maybe not THE most frugal thing to do (and the tax writeoff will only help you if you itemize), but I would probably donate it just to get it out of my hair, unless I could figure out a pretty easy way to do something else. We looked at selling our last needs-work-or-it's-dead car on Craigslist and I figured we might get $500 for it after we cleaned everything up and took pictures and sifted through a ton of buyers and etc. etc. and we had a new baby and that sounded like a giant pain in the butt. But ymmv. 


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I'd either donate it or list it online for a couple hundred dollars.


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there weren't any charities I'd heard of so I wound up selling it to picknpull for a little over $500!

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