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Old 06-12-2018, 05:41 PM   #1  
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For some reason that's another color combo I've always loved. Really need to liquidate some vehicles so when nice cars like this come up I can buy them.
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Cool car!
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Agreed- dirty color scheme.
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I agree! But I'm conflicted, lol! The low mileage makes it desirable, but it's only an lg4. I don't think I'd pay the asking price, but I'd start at 8k and maybe go 9 something?
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I love that car. Low miles be damned, I'd put in a real drivetrain and put some miles on.
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That car is neat. The '86 and '87 LG4s are a bit healthier than the previous ones. The stick makes it more interesting. I'd be in at under $8K.
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I’d just drive it as is. Odo too low to mess with imo. Just cruise along doing the pedestrians a favor with the view.
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I gain more appreciation for the LG4 the deeper I get into this. You can swap a 350 into one and make it look close enough to stock that no one will really know, and the potential for performance is better than a TPI car. I'd rather see an LG4 car with a 400hp 350 breathing through a 4bbl carb, than a L98 car that's been swapped. Granted you have to throw away a lot of stock parts, but then those stock parts on a LG4 car are pretty terrible. A person could even run the LG4 while making upgrades that'll work with an eventual 350 upgrade.
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I love the color combo.....but I may be a little biased
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I gain more appreciation for the LG4 the deeper I get into this. You can swap a 350 into one and make it look close enough to stock that no one will really know, and the potential for performance is better than a TPI car. I'd rather see an LG4 car with a 400hp 350 breathing through a 4bbl carb, than a L98 car that's been swapped. Granted you have to throw away a lot of stock parts, but then those stock parts on a LG4 car are pretty terrible. A person could even run the LG4 while making upgrades that'll work with an eventual 350 upgrade.
I believe the gears on an '86, LG4, sticks were 3.23 standard or optional 3.73. Either one of those with an N10 exhaust, (manifolds to I-pipe) and HO air cleaner would make a fun to drive package.
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I like it, other then it being a non-roller cam engine and the CHMSL being up high
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Cool car! I even dig the crank windows as no one sees that anymore.. I had that interior in my 1985 Z28 and it probably holds up better than any interior on these cars..

I had white with black ground effects on my 85.. very similar.. was an auto, but TPI with T-tops.. was a fun car..

This is a good buy under $10k
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I would buy that car. Love the color combo. LG4 / 5 speed can run mid to low 14s with some very basic mods and still look bone stock. Love the black interior.

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Someone in high school had that color combo. I love Irocs but I love that color on a Z.
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I gain more appreciation for the LG4 the deeper I get into this. You can swap a 350 into one and make it look close enough to stock that no one will really know, and the potential for performance is better than a TPI car. I'd rather see an LG4 car with a 400hp 350 breathing through a 4bbl carb, than a L98 car that's been swapped. Granted you have to throw away a lot of stock parts, but then those stock parts on a LG4 car are pretty terrible. A person could even run the LG4 while making upgrades that'll work with an eventual 350 upgrade.
I totally agree. I like how Ja85z28 made his to look just like an HO and warmed the Lg4 over. I would build something similar to the zz4 or something of that range and put it in there. I wouldn't hesitate to buy this car at 8500-9 and build it to my liking.
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I really like the color combination on that... looks great... Were the wheels originally painted to match the stripe? even so, they look right on the car.
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That car is bone stock original for the wheels, stripes and paint.
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I like how Ja85z28 made his to look just like an HO and warmed the Lg4 over. I would build something similar to the zz4 or something of that range and put it in there. I wouldn't hesitate to buy this car at 8500-9 and build it to my liking.
YES YES YES! ...although while I love the Z28....I'd have to have some COLOR in there beyond just black and silver. It IS sharp though.
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That car is neat. The '86 and '87 LG4s are a bit healthier than the previous ones. The stick makes it more interesting. I'd be in at under $8K.
i agree , if i was in the market for that car id pay 7-8k for it .. nice car
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