Insist on a prepurchase inspection .... be flexibele on the cost but get it done by a good reputable mechanic. If it's not in great condition then dork it.
I'm not sure about USA but UK prices for that car in A1 condition is between £10k and £15k.
<span style='color:blue'>"So my BM makes me a flash bastard? Then I guess you're just keeping it real from the seat of your nova?"</span>
<span style='color:gray'>"...and the home of the brave..... is bravey 130bhp from a 7 litre engine? 100bhp/litre or don't bother building it!"</span>
<span style='color:red'>"Aaahh the UK; where every road is jammed, under construction, poorly maintained and unfairly policed, at least we don't get over-taxed for it........ HA HA HA!"</span>