First of than lecturing people such kind of fucked up recommend learn to to drive machine.
As like would you invite take a ride on Turunchuku on your former a Mercedes-Benz 123, especially in those places, where the size of the Mercedes simply not of debt between tree and breakage in 1.5-2 meters (in dependence from level water). In the midst of, entry by still and hole that very fun is rendering the most a minor elcome.
Pro pushed against frontline drive already which dozen years goes "sacred war", and until there is no convincing arguments nor in one nor in other side, and guided by only personal loyalties, that I exactly and pointed out. Me facilitated trips on subsequent quarters and in winter period on BMWs 318I 97 or 98 g / in for moreover, to more not drive on pushed drive, share its experience.
About reliability, can be German supertank year was and every will stand on its. I not believe VAZ ideal ICE automobile, but in his price categories and when choosing that take to Go Fishing 20 fringes year auto (and you now say about 40-pay interned 1973 g / in), which unknown exploitation or a new VAZ - I pick up volumes K VAZ. Again same this my preference. If will a bit more money - pick up volumes K more interesting something, but raze not reality of, which in museum it is time surrender. Until now regret, that not took Nissan Patrol 98 year for 12,000 $.