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Re: Re: friend wants a C4

JWG said:
He should look for all the information he can find in this forum. There is no better place to help him make a decision than here. Tell him to join up and start posting and reading.
I agree. Have him join and start reviewing all the post. Tons of information here and a ton of great members to answer all his questions.

The rule normally is buy the newest car that he can afford.

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Re: Re: friend wants a C4

JWG said:
He should look for all the information he can find in this forum. There is no better place to help him make a decision than here. Tell him to join up and start posting and reading.
He should buy a ZR1 or Lt4 car. If he has limited funds yes the newest gets the most for your money. There are basically two body styles in C4 (1984-1990 and 1991-1996) so start there deciding then buy the best deal that you like.:cheers:
 

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92 starts the LT-1 right? That might not be a bad starting place.
 

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TreCool626 said:
92 starts the LT-1 right? That might not be a bad starting place.
That is correct. I would recommend starting with the '94 due to the new ecm's. '93 is the last year the ecm's had chips. '94 and up ecm's can be re-programmed by simply plugging in your laptop, with the needed software, to make changes to the programming.

If your friend is not going to mod his new Vette, any Vette ('92-'96 LT1's) would be a great Vette to purchase.
 

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What if you where to mod the car. I'd like to have the 6spd and the rounded newer dash. Are the Richmond 6spd's a better tranny and is it a pain to convert the interior to a newer dash type interior? Other than that, I'd be modding most of the car so am I better off getting an earlier model and spending less?
Thanks for any advice.
Trying to learn as much as possible about these cars before I purchase one.:buhbye:
 

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I think you would be better off starting with the model you want. I believe 90-91 was the intro of the new , curved, style dash. So, you could pick up a L-98 model Vette with the dash you want or you can move up to the '92 model with the LT1.

In the long run, it would probably cost you more to convert the dash in money and time. But, if you like projects, it maybe your best move.

Talk to -=Jeff=- about the dash conversion, since he has done it himself.

Good luck. :thumbsup:
 

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Grouchy67 said:
89 is the end of the digital dash. 90 picks up the newer dash style and the opti spark.:lookinup: :surprised
Yes 89 is the end of the digital dash, but the 92 Gets the Optispark when the LT1 is introduced.

the 1990-1991 both have the L98 with old style distributor.

As for the Dash conversion, you are better off getting a 90 or newer if you want that curved dash, I converted my 89 to the newer dash but I had a ton of other stuff done.
 

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This may be a crazy question but has anyone ever gutted their interior and redone it their own way?? I've been looking at the Daytona Coupe from Factory Five Racing and figured why not. Have more of a racing interior with all analog gauges, racing seats, etc. Form your own dashboard, gauge panel, push button start, etc......
It's what I'll be basically doing to my truck, all custom interior. No fuzzy dice or fuzzy fringes, just a good functional nonsense interior.
Anyone???
 
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