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Old 10-17-2004, 04:31 PM   #1
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so im thinking about getting a grand prix some tiem in the future. im thinking a gtp but i dunno what the best model and year to get is. im thiking $15,000 or less. i want one with the best after market and easy to mod and upgrade to be pretty fast. waht do you guys think? im sure somepeople here have GPs like Sol.
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hehe.... I'd say 98+ good... and nothing less then GTP
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The 97 is the first year for this body style, and the cheapest. There is no traction control in the 97 GTP too. All the years are pretty close to being the same. There are minor changes with each year.

If you get a 2 door, your insurance will be higher.

Overall, they are very reliable cars. If you are planning on spending over 10,000, you can find one with pretty low miles. The aftermarket is great for these cars, and they are very quick.
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You sure you wanna spend upwards of 15,000? Go cheaper...say 10k for starters. High miles isn't all that bad if the previous owner(*) were good to the car. As for what GP you should get: 98-2003

97'* were a little quirkly and the new gen'* are too expensive for what you can afford. Also shoot for a 4 door. As strange as that sounds its only about 50lbs heavier than a 2 door and insurance will be less. Good luck and take your time!
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The after market is geared toward 97 and newer, $15k should get you at least a 2k in very good condition?
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Get the 99'*. I am when I get the money. 97-98 have that rear end slouch for some reason.
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Get the 99'*. I am when I get the money. 97-98 have that rear end slouch for some reason.
Mine don't slouch... The back end sticks up a bit actually.
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But don't get a red one (no offense Sol). That seems to be the only color they ever made! But seriously, my friend has a blue '99 pace car. Looks sharp.
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The most common colors I see around here are Silver, Red, and Black. The deep blue is very sweet looking.
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