Buying a car that was parked for a long time

Tiny
ADRIARLO
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  • 2003 FORD ESCAPE
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Hi there, I have a friend that is selling two cars that belong to the company he works for. The cars were parked outside for 2 years. He started them recently (changed the batteries) and the cars seem to be running well. The company just wants to get rid of the cars, so they are selling them for a really good price. I want to by both of them but I want to do some research on what should I check for, what can go really wrong with a car parked for such a long time. I know I'm going to have to do a full fuel system flush to clean out "bad fuel that can gum up and clog the injectors, ", we also plan to do a full replacement of air, oil and cabin filters, and engine oil and coolant. What else do you think I should check before buying them?
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Wednesday, November 30th, 2011 AT 6:17 PM

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Tiny
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Give it a minor tune-up
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Wednesday, November 30th, 2011 AT 6:20 PM

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