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Topic: Buying a C4: What to look out for

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Buying a C4: What to look out for (1/3)
 7/31/23 3:39pm
Adam Wartell
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Eagleville, PA - USA

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What advice would you give to someone looking to buy a C4?

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Re: Buying a C4: What to look out for (2/3)
 7/31/23 4:38pm
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Re: Buying a C4: What to look out for (3/3)
 8/1/23 1:08am
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SOLD - "The Beast" - '90 ZR-1 (#682)
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First choice - '90 to '95 ZR-1 - they are GREAT cars.  The '90-'92 MYs were rated at 375hp and the '93-'95 MYs were rated at 405hp.  But just over 400 were built during each of the last three years they are a little more spendy.  Don't be afraid of the LT5 engine as there are plenty of them out there with odometer readings up into 6 figures and still running strong.

Second choice - '95 or '96 (the '92-'94 LT1 had issues with the OPT-Spark).  A '96 with the LT4/6 speed manual is a SWEET ride!

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