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Old 03-20-2016, 01:43 AM   #21
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Those prices are not bad Karl, I wish I could find something that cheap here.
I definitely want the Supercharger after feeling what a Grand Prix feels like with one, I mean if I find one hell of a deal on one without one, then I'd consider it, but I'd really love to have one.

Right now the only one I have to look at with one is the Black 2006 GT with SC, it has like 146k miles, and is 5k though, and that is as low as he can go because he has a loan on it he has to cover to sell it.
I worry about a car with almost 150k on it though, because I am sure it is probably a matter of time before the transmission will need a rebuild..

What else got the Series III SC motors in them?
I ultimately want the Pontiac Grand Prix, but if I can find a similar good looking car with that same motor I may consider it..

I spent a little more time looking for a GT with an SC or a GTP, but could not find any in my area, it is a shame that car I went to look at was not nicer, it had been put through hell from the looks of it..
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Found a decent one in NC, no SC though, but a 2008 with a few thousand less than the 2006 with 146k I am looking at.
My brother is not going to ride that far with me though.

2008 PONTIAC GRAND PRIX


And another in NC, costs a bit more, but it looks good and has low mileage for the money!
http://greensboro.craigslist.org/cto/5445643408.html
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This one is close enough, but there is only one pic, so I can't tell much from the pic.
It does not have a Supercharger though, so I'd only consider buying it at 5,000.00
It has almost 20k less miles than the Black GT, it has no SC though.

Used Pontiac Grand Prix For Sale Moneta, VA - CarGurus
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2008 was last year of Grand Prix had the base and the V8 GXP
Other super charged 3800 would be MONTE CARLO SS 2005 IMPALA SS 2005 and some BUICK PARK AVE ULTRA 2005 .
Not all ULTRA'* are supercharged
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Here is 2008 GRAND PRIX selling prices
Looks like they paid $2100 to $2800 for it.
Now if it was a trade in they could have paid as low as $1500 for it.


02/18/16 PHOENIX Lease $2,200 129,435 Avg GRAY 6G A Yes
02/18/16 NORTHSTR Regular $6,800 64,618 Above BLACK 6G A No
02/18/16 MISS Regular $3,500 116,431 Avg GREY 6G A Yes
02/18/16 LOUISVLL Lease $2,500 164,605 Avg GRAY 6G A Yes
02/18/16 FRDKBURG Regular $3,100 113,725 Avg SILVER 6G Yes
02/18/16 DARLNTON Regular $3,000 90,167 Avg WHITE 6G A Yes
02/18/16 CHICAGO Regular $3,100 111,686 Avg WHITE 6G A Yes
02/22/16 NC Regular $3,800 102,197 Avg SILVER 6G A Yes
02/22/16 NC Regular $2,600 148,921 Avg GREY 6G A Yes
02/24/16 STATESVL Regular $3,050 166,137 Avg GOLD 6G A Yes
02/24/16 SEATTLE Lease $4,400 119,202 Above RED 6G A Yes
02/24/16 NEW MEX Lease $2,500 145,970 Avg SILVER 6G A Yes
02/24/16 MINNEAP Regular $5,100 95,105 Above GRAY 6G A Yes
02/25/16 TX HOBBY Regular $5,600 94,811 Above GRAY 6G A Yes
02/25/16 TX HOBBY Regular $850 107,245 Below RED 6G A No
02/25/16 PHOENIX Lease $2,050 120,792 Below SILVER 6G A Yes
02/25/16 MISS Regular $3,800 113,830 Avg SILVER 6G A Yes
02/25/16 CHICAGO Regular $4,900 97,797 Above RED 6G Yes
02/25/16 CHICAGO Regular $4,550 136,528 Above RED 6G A Yes
02/26/16 GEORGIA Regular $3,000 120,665 Avg BLUE 6G A Yes
03/01/16 ST LOUIS Regular $5,400 122,978 Above SILVER 6G A No
03/01/16 BALTWASH Lease $4,600 93,032 Above WHITE 6G A Yes
03/02/16 STATESVL Regular $2,850 147,456 Avg WHITE 6G A Yes
03/02/16 SAN DIEG Regular $4,200 92,581 Avg BLACK 6G A Yes
03/02/16 SAN ANTO Lease $2,300 113,895 Avg BLACK 6G A Yes
03/02/16 NY Regular $3,400 127,222 Avg BLUE 6G A Yes
03/02/16 NJ Regular $2,750 133,831 Avg BLACK 6G A Yes
03/02/16 LAKELAND Regular $3,450 83,242 Avg GOLD 6G A Yes
03/02/16 KC Regular $5,050 105,370 Above SLVR A Yes
03/02/16 CALIFORN Lease $1,600 140,071 Below BLACK 6G A Yes
03/03/16 TX HOBBY Lease $2,100 118,206 Avg SILVER 6G A Yes
03/03/16 PHOENIX Regular $2,550 150,006 Avg TAN 6G A Yes
03/03/16 PALM BCH Regular $6,500 34,130 Above WHITE 6G A Yes
03/03/16 OMAHA Regular $5,500 73,616 Above BLUE 6G A Yes
03/03/16 NEVADA Regular $1,150 99,108 Below WHITE 6G A No
03/03/16 LOUISVLL Lease $3,900 98,584 Avg WHITE 6G A Yes
03/03/16 DETROIT Lease $2,300 122,236 Avg SILVER 6G A Yes
03/03/16 CHICAGO Regular $5,000 95,498 Above RED 6G Yes
03/07/16 CENTPENN Regular $2,800 120,561 Avg SILVER 6G A Yes
03/08/16 PHILLY Regular $5,400 85,517 Above SILVER 6G A Yes
03/08/16 OHIO Regular $2,500 103,615 Avg BLACK 6G A Yes
03/08/16 HOUSTON Lease $2,200 151,912 Avg GRAY 6G A Yes
03/08/16 FT LAUD Lease $1,500 198,085 Below RED 6G A Yes
03/08/16 DENVER Regular $2,400 84,828 Avg GRAY 6G A Yes
03/08/16 BALTWASH Lease $1,400 164,590 Below RED 6G A Yes
03/09/16 SF BAY Lease $2,300 141,695 Avg WHITE 6G A Yes
03/09/16 PITTSBGH Regular $4,100 71,696 Avg SILVER 6G A Yes
03/09/16 NEW MEX Lease $2,500 104,029 Avg WHITE 6G A Yes
03/09/16 MINNEAP Regular $4,900 111,078 Above WHITE 6G A Yes
03/09/16 KC Regular $1,800 195,045 Below GREY 6G A Yes
03/09/16 DTNA BCH Regular $4,400 135,756 Above WHITE 6G A Yes
03/09/16 DTNA BCH Regular $3,800 152,368 Avg RED 6G A Yes
03/10/16 OMAHA Regular $5,200 115,010 Above GRAY 6G A Yes
03/10/16 FRDKBURG Lease $2,600 104,438 Avg WHITE 6G A Yes
03/10/16 DETROIT Lease $3,800 108,353 Avg TAN 6G A Yes
03/10/16 CHICAGO Regular $3,900 111,389 Avg BLACK 6G A Yes
03/10/16 CHICAGO Lease $3,000 132,943 Avg SILVER 6G A Yes
03/10/16 CHICAGO Lease $1,800 101,599 Below SILVER 6G A Yes
03/15/16 PHILLY Regular $2,700 133,234 Avg GREY 6G A Yes
03/15/16 OHIO Regular $3,900 88,097 Avg BLACK 6G A Yes
03/15/16 DENVER Regular $4,400 107,359 Above RED 6G A Yes
03/15/16 DALLAS Lease $2,300 123,964 Avg GRAY 6G A Yes
03/15/16 BALTWASH Lease $2,900 123,158 Avg RED 6G A Yes
03/15/16 BALTWASH Regular $2,000 125,487 Below RED 6G A Yes
03/15/16 ARENA IL Regular $2,000 220,463 Below GRAY 6G A Yes
03/16/16 NASHVILL Lease $2,600 162,169 Avg SILVER 6G A Yes
03/16/16 MILWAUKE Regular $4,500 103,719 Above RED 6G A Yes
03/16/16 MILWAUKE Lease $3,500 96,516 Avg BLUE 6G A Yes
03/16/16 MILWAUKE Regular $3,200 138,053 Avg GREY 6G A Yes
03/16/16 MILWAUKE Regular $1,900 145,408 Below SILVER 6G A Yes
03/16/16 FT MYERS Regular $7,800 76,319 Above GRAY 6G A No
03/17/16 PHOENIX Lease $2,100 112,017 Avg 3543965 6G A Yes
03/17/16 OMAHA Regular $3,100 158,800 Avg SILVER 6G A Yes
03/17/16 OMAHA Regular $2,900 99,815 Avg SILVER 6G A Yes
03/17/16 DFW Regular $2,300 128,480 Avg WHITE 6G A Yes
03/17/16 DFW Regular $2,100 136,492 Avg RED 6G A Yes
03/17/16 ATLANTA Regular $3,400 129,022 Avg BLACK 6G A Yes
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Do the Grand Prix 5.3L V8'* have the same issues with head studs that the 4.6L V8'* had?
Both are Northstar V8'* right?
I think I read that after 2004 they got better, I hear about some using ARP head studs and that they worked well..
Not that I can afford to go with the GXP, I do love the sound of a V8 with RWD though, I miss a good RWD car!

They are selling pretty cheap on that list, I wish they sold that cheap around here, I have looked and looked..
FRDKBURG is the only one I see that is VA, pretty sure that is Fredricksburg, VA...
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Its a Chevrolet 5.3 but as I understand it has a special shorten block to fit the Grand Prix sideways.
The list I sent you of prices is nation wide what they sold for not just down here,
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Ahh, so the 5.3L should not have the head stud issues that the 4.6L ones do?

As for the list, I know, I was saying that I don't see many places from VA listed, but everywhere else.
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No, the 5.3 does not have the same issues as the northstar. It does have a tendancy to shatter the 4t65e behind it however before 100k miles.
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Going to look at the black GT with SC today, guy told me there is one interior light that does not work, may be the bulb, either way I'll find a way to fix it, and out some LED'* in there.
CD player does not work, but that is also fine, I have my 500.00 old Pioneer deck that I could install in it..
Hopefully this car is in as good of shape as I am told, and as it looks, I just with I could get one with closer to 100k, 143k is a bit high... Thought it was 146k, but it is actually 143k..
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