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I have a 98 A6 with 165k miles on it. I'm currently deciding whether to put the money into repairing the many problems with it or move on and get another vehicle. I'm not sure however if I make the investment in the repairs if it will last another 150k more miles and am looking for some advice. Total repairs (front end job, exhaust system, cam adjuster leak, timing/water pump, suspension) would run up to $7000 on a car I bought for $10,000 with 90k miles on it. Thoughts???

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Given the Kelly Blue Book value ranging from $6000-$9300 based on mileage, I'd say you've gotten a nice run out of your A6 and its time to move on. In today's economy, you could do worse than use your 7K as a down payment on a new ride. It's always a tough call whether to repair a car that's been dependable or invest in a newer one. All in all I'd say you came out ahead and that investing serious money into a car with 165K is a risky investment. Best of luck to you and I hope I've helped with your decision.

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