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How much did you pay for your V-6?

Old 03-25-2008, 09:17 PM
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Re: How much did you pay for your V-6?

I paid $5500 plus at least that much and then some over the last 15 years (the last 5 have been pretty cheap, becuase it is sitting in my garage in need of a transmission and fuel pump) I wish that it was in as good of shape as it was when I bought it looked great, just needed a lot of repairs the first few years, what do you expect when you be a mid '80's American car that was 7years old and has 70,000 miles.
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I paid $300 for my 1988 Pontiac Firebird 2.8L V6 W/ a Clifford alarm system rendered useless, has about 80,000 miles on it and runs, just needed a MAF crimping the OG owner couldn't solve the problem sold it to me, also has other issues poor gas milage etc, working on it now.
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Old 03-26-2008, 11:21 AM
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Originally Posted by david86camaro View Post
I paid $5500 plus at least that much and then some over the last 15 years (the last 5 have been pretty cheap, becuase it is sitting in my garage in need of a transmission and fuel pump) I wish that it was in as good of shape as it was when I bought it looked great, just needed a lot of repairs the first few years, what do you expect when you be a mid '80's American car that was 7years old and has 70,000 miles.

i cant tell if your joking about the 70,000 miles part or not, but mine was $1500 188,000 miles. has some small rust spots on the rear quarter and all i needed to replace was the water pump. still runs good.
Even came with and eaton posi
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i cant tell if your joking about the 70,000 miles part or not, but mine was $1500 188,000 miles. has some small rust spots on the rear quarter and all i needed to replace was the water pump. still runs good.
Even came with and eaton posi
Well back then they built to the warranty and the warranty was 7/70!!! Mostly little problems, clutch twice, timing chain, water pump before I got it, at one point $1000 for the computer and most of the sensors (computer took them out, and then the sensor took out the computer, glad the replacement of the computer twice was on the dealer), exhaust multiple times (I kept hitting the cat!!), ETC.
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got my 89' for $1000 175000 miles engine blew up at 219900

new clutch x2
new iac
plugs and wires
replaced pnuematic hood and hatch struts
new headlight module
new headlight motor
rebuilt one head light motor w/rebuild kit from TDS
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rebuild kit for hatch motor on the way from lon at Top-Down solutions

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$1000 for my 91. Has a rip in the body that starts just behind the driver door and continues to the end of the car, the driver side fender and nose are smashed, and the paint is peeling. Other than that the body is in decent shape. I expect about $2000 to fix it all. Interior is in decent shape as well. Headliner is barly present, all fabric is off. Seats are covered (thank God). There were apparently some pretty nasty things done in them. The carpet has mold because water accumulates in the passenger floorboard when it rains a lot. Some of the internal plastics are missing, but it is useable.

She has been serving as my daily driver since last summer and does 142 miles a day minimum. I love my car. She did cost me $500 To replace the gaskets on the top end of the engine. It was spitting about a half a quart of oil out every time it started.
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Old 03-27-2008, 09:30 PM
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1991 Camaro RS 3.1L - $900 Cash

Just under 62k original miles.

Cosmetically it needs a re-paint, very minor rust repair, front bumper "lip", dash, carpet, and new driver's seat.

Mechanically it's runs like new and purrs. Needs an oil change, a radiator flush, has a slow oil leak (I think it's the valve cover gasket), and I gotta figure out why the cooling fan dosent turn on.

Not too shabby I'd say... Just sucks there isnt as many modifications as I thought there would be.
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Old 03-27-2008, 10:43 PM
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$1800 for my 1991. Bought it from the original owner with 125,XXX miles on it. Spent some money painting the hood and fender and now it's practically in mint condition.
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Old 03-28-2008, 06:13 AM
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I purchased my V6 in November 2006, it was raining. Drove it home from the guys place with dealer tags on it. Cost me a total of $1500 at the time.. So far I've changed the ball joints, redone the T-stat, redone the brakes, wheel cylinder, fuel line, tires, bearings, Catalytic.. Put about 2 G's in to it last year. But now I'm a DJ, so I can't dump more money in to it. Gotta beat my buddies 305.
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$1,500 cash . . .umm yeah, sounds like I got taken by reading previous posts. . . But, I didn't have a car at all, and couldn't find and IROC, but I love it through all its quirks and issues. Pretty much original.

Though it had new radiator, battery (cheap Autolite), timing chain, water pump, new exhaust from the cross-over/ Y pipe back, which I have already replaced the muffler with a Flowmaster. . . And that was probably dumb on my part- The Walker muffler was probably worth more. . .

Engine: Runs O.K. Needs thermostat replaced, exhaust manifolds have broken bolts. . . don't leak- yet.

Suspension: Needs new shocks, thinking on getting a pair of Bilsteins. probably would benifit with a front end re-build.

Interior: Worn. Looks like someone broke into the car at some point. Currently restoring it. Replacing center console parts. The 90-92 shift plate restore tech article was MOST HELPFUL!

Exterior: Was re-painted a dark metallic blue over the original Medium Maui Blue Metallic; which I will revert to if ever have the chance to paint it. Wheels need re-furbishing.

Anywho, So it ain't a big, bad IROC like I always wanted- but I've grone fond of it.
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Old 03-31-2008, 05:18 AM
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Paid 1200 Euros (~1900USD) for my '85 2.8 Camaro @ either 160k or 260k miles (can't tell exactly, there are only 5 digits on the cyclo) in medium shape, with cruise control, A/C and horn broken, leaking exhaust and rusted hood.

At least, the body is in fair shape, so its a good base for a rebuild.
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Old 03-31-2008, 05:38 AM
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I paid $150. Brought it home, bypassed the VATS, started it up, drove it about 3 blocks, shut it down, and started pulling body and interior parts. No title... I've been thinking of trying to sell the drive train.
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Re: How much did you pay for your V-6?

Paid $700 for it on ebay...back in August of last year...

It's still not on the road, but it's close now...just money that's holding me up (as is typically the case)...primarily just need a new windshield and the rest is all just small stuff before it's road legal...then it's time for body work to stop what little rust it has before it gets bad.

These are the pictures that were posted by the seller in the auction for it...






And this is what it looked like after a few hours of work after I'd gotten it home earlier that day...

(sorry, limited to 10 pictures per post...so, you'll have to settle with clicky links instead of lil' thumbnails. )
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And I just realized that I have no pictures of the engine bay before I pulled it...oh well...

And one of my biggest peaves about this car is that the kid who owned this before me cut up the front bumper cover in order to remove it (you can see this in a couple of the pictures), but I didn't know this until after I had bought it. bleh. And he also broke up the front spoiler...so, body work is up next right after I get this thing on the road...which will be soon, hopefully.

Currently, all my to-do list is is as follows:

-Need a new vacuum reservoir
-Wipers don't work for some unknown reason
-Need a new windshield as this is cracked
-Need a few misc seatbelt bolts
-Need some turn signal bulbs
-Need the exhaust hanger for the catalytic converter
-Rear shocks
-Fix the tach...just gotta buy a 100pk of resistors just to get the needed one.
-Get some silicone grease to fix the climate controls
-Fix the high/low beam switch
-Replace the fuel filter

and I think that's all...so close now...can't wait!

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Old 04-01-2008, 03:00 PM
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Re: How much did you pay for your V-6?

$600, 129000 miles, automatic, t tops, tow included, fuel pump included, new hatch struts included, tons of surface rust (water paint car)
-Replaced Fuel Pump
-Replaced Fuel Filter-$7
-Replaced Fuel Pump Strainer
-Fix drum brake adjusters
-Driver's side parking brake cable-$25
-Adjust Parking Brake
-Paint-$200 for a gallon of ford bright lapis metallic with Reducer and Hardener-have 2 quarts left
-Cover cracked dash pad
-Rearview mirror glue-$1
-Junkyard Parts-Injectors and fuel rail, Door lock cylinders, sunvisors, center console, speedometer circuit board, Headlight Relays
-Sway bar end links front and rear $25
-Injector O-Rings-$15?
-Window seals-$80
-O2 Sensor-$26-originally bought it for my truck
-Vacuum Tubing-$10

-Total Cost $989 + a lot of time lol

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$300 for a 1988 Camaro Sports Coupe, was a good start to a 350 swap, sold it
$300 for the next two, 86 berlinetta camaro and an 87 firebird parted them
Free for an 84 berlinetta with the carbed 2.8, digital dash, still runs around, fun little toy to play with, took a little time to get her started and running right, but have yet to start tinkering with it really, although it runs/drives

5th one that summer is my present vehicle under the knife...5 speed 305 bird, again $500, lol.

all of them ran out the box, first 4 had/have great paint and body, just something disconnected here or there and people around me don't know how to fix things. I don't know, their loss my gain

$1100 and 5 f-bodies later, not too bad i don't think.
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Old 04-05-2008, 09:40 PM
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1000 bucks. 2.8 5sp
27000 miles. Not rolled over.
Some old guy had it. Never realy drove it much, then left it out side during a hail storm and sold it dirt cheap to some dumbass kid. He grenaded the motor by reving it up in his drive way. Aslo tried to add some sort of lighting inside the car, so the headline was all messed up. Tried to install a radio but just removed the stock one. Tried to install a iroc front bumper cover. Didnt get very far, just far enough that the little plastic clips are all missing, and two head lights lost. Then added monte carlo s.s. wheels ( the checker flag ones. Then one day he spray bombed the car primer gray. His dad got pissed off, had the motor fixed. And then made him sell it. Do i have to mention that he was a stoner or did you already suspect that?

Thats when i bought it for a grand. I put on 57k miles, and not had any problems. Great on the free way.

I had since installed.
kyb adjustable shocks all the way around.
eibach sport line springs.
Iroc fornt and rear sway bar.
Some black nascar looking wheels with bfgs 275/50/15 rear and 245/60/15 front.
two fornt headlights.

With the head liner removed i was able to pound out all but three dents. I cant get the ones under the roof structure.
I plan on getting one of them welders that spot weld on a stud, and then you use a slide hammer to pull the dents out. Then stipping all the paint, and put on a nice jet black paint.

Soon to install a borgwarner 9 bolt with posi and disc brakes. Just waiting on a caliper bracket.
And a t3/t4 hybird turbo with intercooler.
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$1300 for my 92 3.1 rs 25th anvrsy. 135k onoriginal miles,
came with, new maf- dual exhaust(from cat)- hollowed out cat, new fuel filter

paint normal for a 92 decent interior- a small rip in drvr seat & broken shifter cover

needs... plenum gasket- stat- vacuum hoses- fan motor- clear coat

idles very high, and is kinda loud when started. peels tire but the air leak sucks the gas out like a thirsty hkr! got it off craigslist, go figure?!
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$2,200. Had 92,000 miles on it. Bone stock.
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500$ golo green and gold needs new rs gold and needed plugs
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150$.. 85 bird.. rebuilt 2.8 with performance exhaust.. needed new spark plugs, brake lines, and a radio.. interior 8.5/10.. body 6.5/10

edit: 146000 miles
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I paid 1200 for my 89, came from Georgia. Needs paint and had a rough 700R4 tranny that was rebuilt soon after I got it. Also would over heat when drove over 70mph and had a bad O2 sensor, the two problems were unrelated. Never figured out the overheating issue, radiator was good and so was the pump and the rest of the system, ended up putting in the radiator out of my 85 305HO bird and works fine. Still working on the O2 sensor, gonna have to replace the section of pipe the last person who was trying to get it out before me rounded it off totally. I was told the engine was rebuilt and only had about 5000 miles on it, not sure that was right though. Also has bad hatch and hood struts so i just carry an old short shovel handle with me to use as a prop. Only rust on the whole car is all surface and there are a few minor dents and dings. The passengers side door lock was punched out before I got it but looks like thats as far as they got. Interior was clean, minor drivers side seat rips and normal wear and tear. Only upgrade was a low end Sony cd player that didn't work well. Though I am still having an issue going through starters way more often than I should, anyone eles having this issue or know a fix please let me know.
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800$'s 4 years ago non running place said it needed a fuel pump alls it needed was an ign module 2nd owner got it with just over 46 k on it 4 years later its got well over 200k
my 86 iroc on the left in the top pic i paid 700 for 4 years ago also non running alarm system was at fault easy fix originally a 305/5speed car,previous owner had bored and stroked the 305 340ci,thing had a habbit of eating a trans mount every week or 2
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i paid 300 bucks for my 86 camaro with a 2.8 v-6, auto... all i really needed was another computer ($25) and i tires ($50 used) and a fuel pump and some other little things but after it was all said and done i had a street legal car for like 550 bucks.... can't beat that... and the paint was perfect (repainted) and then interior was mint ( sat in a old ladies garage)... so i beleave i did alright
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Paid $400 for mine from a member on here. 1987 2.8l T-5. Owner said one day the alarm just went crazy and disabled the car from starting. So he bought a new car. It sat for a month till I discovered it. 160k miles, strict oil changes, CAI, pioneer cd player with pioneer 6x9's in the rear. New gaskets. $th gen seats. I got the car started right in the guys driveway, we made a agreement and I paid the guy off over time. Now a few months later it has a blown engine which I am in the process of replacing with another 2.8 today.



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i paid 950$ for my 89 formula 305 tpi with 169k that idled high(reset tps and fixed that) new maf sensor and needs paint but runs and drives mint now...all i need to is paint and get a new brake line
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800$'s 4 years ago non running place said it needed a fuel pump alls it needed was an ign module 2nd owner got it with just over 46 k on it 4 years later its got well over 200k
my 86 iroc on the left in the top pic i paid 700 for 4 years ago also non running alarm system was at fault easy fix originally a 305/5speed car,previous owner had bored and stroked the 305 340ci,thing had a habbit of eating a trans mount every week or 2
Is that RS the original Medium Maui Blue Metallic??? If so, *Thats* what my car used to look like before they repainted it. I haven't seen any originals like that before. Just wondering.
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Paid $900 for 1986 Firebird s/e. 150k, needs new head gasket, MAF, weatherstripping, misc electrical problems (power mirrors not working, pull down motor not working, etc), hood and hatch lift supports are shot, needs headliner and seat repair, but the body itself is in EXCELLENT condition.
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$200 for a 1989 RS 2.8/T5, Flame red hardtop. 100% rust free and missing keys(vats), now I have to get it home to Chicago from Phoenix.
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nothing, the owner said its yours if you can move it had been stood 2 years, trailerd it home and with a jump start it was running and everything else still working too, windows, mirrors, defogger etc. he had the t-top seals redone before and new tyres on it too. lacquer flaking a bit and a few surface rust patches is all that seemed wrong. was running really well and was looking to have it back on the road almost right away.
though now the thing wont start at all, prob something stupid still, cant complain too much!
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Man, I feel ripped off. In '99 I paid $4000 for a stock car with 120,000 miles. Keep in mind, a stock '95 v6 Camaro was $10,000 back then.

(Edited 8 years later since I found a "day one" pic from back then.)



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500$ 88 Firebird 2.8, no body rust, 163.5kmiles, barely ran. About 350$ into it (Walker Cat-back and two injectors) and it passed emissions beautifully.
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88 camaro - t-tops

guy offered it to me as a trade in at my work for a caddy sts he wanted to buy. it was off the road with no plates stored inside for 3-5(?) years. as i was in the sales office, i made a side deal with my boss that i would just take the camaro intsead of my pay for selling his caddy. at this point, neither of us had even seen the car, so i was really risking that it might be all roached out. but, i went with the guy to where it was stored to bring it back on a dealer plate, and it turned out to be a pretty decent car. my boss honered his end of the deal and signed it over to me.
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Old 02-19-2009, 05:15 PM
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500$ 88 Firebird 2.8, no body rust, 163.5kmiles, barely ran. About 350$ into it (Walker Cat-back and two injectors) and it passed emissions beautifully.

emissions??? on an 88??? isnt it exempt in pa????
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Old 02-19-2009, 08:48 PM
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i got my 88 2.8 firebird with t-tops and man 5 speed for 300 all it needed was maf sensor and dist rebuilt..found another with bad motor for 100 fixin to get it next week it is also a t top car same as what i have now...
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emissions??? on an 88??? isnt it exempt in pa????
Nope
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200 for the car and the engine was FREE!!!!!
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wow!!! i thought new york was thee most insainly-strict state in the world, but even they dont want my 88 hooked up to there machine, i just gotta pass the saftey inspec. that just blew my mind!!! i have no idea how my car would even do against an emission test. and i done really want to find out either!!!!!
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I paid $350 for my sport coupe almost a year and a half ago. I am the second owner. The first owner was a little old lady who used it as a grocery getter. It had 48,000 miles on it and now only has around 52,000. It runs likes its new. Just some rust which is being delt with.
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I paid $700 for an Olympic Edition. I am the third owner of it. The guy before me did some odometer stuff so I dont know the orinigal milage. So far I've rebuild the entire suspension, the brakes, rebuilt the dizzy, rebuilt the carb, put new exhaust on, and ajusted just about everything(headlights+e-brake+alignment) and I'm getting it ready for paint this summer. So far I've got $2,470 in it and allot of time. Its a nice car and I wouldn't trade it for anything.
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Bought mine back in 2004 after it was sitting under a great big walnut tree with the windows down for about a year. Paid $250 for it. Didn't run, blown engine, bad sensors, no shocks, struts, exhaust system of any kind. Now after 5 years i finally got running had to buy a new v6 and the works. Total cost came out to about $2000. And passed smog in Ca.
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$800 For good condition, just needs a tune-up to run smoothly. Had sat for a year under a cedar tree. Had pitch all over the windshield. That's all replaced now and I am currently tuning it up. Short on cash so it is taking time. Was the cheapest car (any make/model) that ran as good as it does. Had 189,000 miles on it.

Previous owner had bought a new radiator, brakes, and tires before selling it.
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I got and 88 and an 86 for free that were abandoned at my friends shop. The 88 was the better of the two and turns out to only have 8000 miles on it, but was heavily damaged in the fron end, so me and my kids cut the parts we needed from the 86, hung straight sheetmetal on it from the wrecking yard and it is a a registered and inspected driver for under 400 so far. Lots of rubber parts failing though. I have more in it by the time im done. It needs paint bad. My wife has a limit of how many multi colored projects can be parked out front at one time.
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I payed 500 for my 1987 RS with a PERFECT body (besides the paint) theres no rust at all on it looks immaculate on the outside and underneath. 4 brand new tires a new exhaust. I put a new headliner on it cleaned out the carpets. electric windows mirrors,everything works great (but slow as hell) It had a bad motor on it only running on 3 cylinders I got another motor and paid a guy 800 to put it in.... I payed 400 for the motor with 120k miles on it. (this was engine number 3 for the car) turns out the engine was bad also so now im driving down 2 towns over to the place i bought the motor they will give me another motor for the car for free but they have to find it... and they will charge me 500 dollars to put it in.

if im lucky
total cost so far $2300 i think im gonna get rid of it this summer or trade over to a 5 spd....
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after looking at these posts i feel as if i paid to much for my car now. Oh well. I paid 2500 cash for my 91 3.1l. firebird right before winter started. It has the sport appearance package and just about every option. 68,000 original miles. Car is in excellent shape. Paint is just barely starting to bubble on the passenger rear quarter (not even close to the size of a dime). Interior is absolutely mint and the t-tops dont leak. Only problem ive had with the car is i dont have keys for the t-tops and dont have keys for the back storage panel. Although the t-tops are unlocked so it doesnt matter and somehow the back storage poped open when i had to change a tail light. Overall car is amazinly clean and runs like a lil kitten. Overall a really nice car. I thought it was a good find. An old man drove it to the golf course and to car shows (he runs one of the local cruise night gigs). He never drove it in the winter either. Im happy with it...wish it was a 5.7l but w/e. Cant get everything all at once.
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Old 02-28-2009, 06:55 AM
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after looking at these posts i feel as if i paid to much for my car now. Oh well. I paid 2500 cash for my 91 3.1l. firebird right before winter started. It has the sport appearance package and just about every option. 68,000 original miles. Car is in excellent shape. Paint is just barely starting to bubble on the passenger rear quarter (not even close to the size of a dime). Interior is absolutely mint and the t-tops dont leak. Only problem ive had with the car is i dont have keys for the t-tops and dont have keys for the back storage panel. Although the t-tops are unlocked so it doesnt matter and somehow the back storage poped open when i had to change a tail light. Overall car is amazinly clean and runs like a lil kitten. Overall a really nice car. I thought it was a good find. An old man drove it to the golf course and to car shows (he runs one of the local cruise night gigs). He never drove it in the winter either. Im happy with it...wish it was a 5.7l but w/e. Cant get everything all at once.
i sell cars for a living, and you shouldnt feel bad. buying ANY car for 2500 with 68k original is a decent deal in this market - let alone the fact that its a firebird with t-tops.
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Haha ya i guess your right. I just posted some new pics of the car in my vb and what not. Its a lil dirty due to not being able to get it out and clean her all up yet but it gives ppl an idea what im working with. Comments and feedback are appreciated.
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my 1985 copper metallic camaro (rare color and interior) was bought for 300 bucks
Has a 95 3.4l bottem end on it.
BANGING STEREO SYSTEM every speaker is upgraded, speakers in the doors, upgraded headunit and equilizer and two 12's with two amps (one for the subs one for rear speakers)(the system is all from 1994 but sounds sweet)
Has a sunroof installed out of the dealer i belive
Grid style taillights too
Interior was not that bad few rips, dirty carpet nothing major
Perfect center console tho

Since having it I tuned it up put my twin turbo hood on it painted the stock wheels black bondoed the body rust and spray painted it black.

She even passed NJ emissions recently after I put 10k on it in 3 months!
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1500. not bad considering it ran fine except for the alternator needing replaced. other than that and the surface rust and need of paint job, not much wrong with it. recently acted up but no repairs necessary (except alternator) till months in. No upgrades really. manual everything plus tape deck. Didn't take long at all to get it into shape
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$900 with 97,000 miles and a rod knock. Picked up another 2.8 for $250.
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500 for the car. body is clean, does not run as of yet, worked on it all weekend, had a junky well sub box that the cats are now sleeping in. No radio or speakers
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