I'm going to buy a Ford Fiesta mk2 1.1 from 1988, what should I be aware of?

Pedrocas

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So, after my ZX died 4 years ago, I got a '95 Punto wich is currently dying a slow and painful death. Money's short so, I'm looking to buy a cheap car, the cheapest and in best condition I can find. And I found a Ford Fiesta mk2 1.1 from 1988. What can you tell me about it, what should I be aware of when I'll go see it?
 

Dr_Grip

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I can not recommend buying a car that old without any resources to do your own wrenching.

Apart from that, look out for rust, worn bushings, fluid leaks, engine noises.
 

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Check the suspension also. If it makes rattling/clunking noises, something is worn out.
 
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