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Old 06-20-2006, 03:36 PM   #1
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As you've prolly figured out, I went to the salvage yard today. I saw a black Grand Prix GTP there, that I figure is prolly a 94 or 95. The car is all there, it has almost no dents, and there is absolutely no rust. Would this be worth pulling out and fixing up? If so, what should I expect/offer to pay for it? It does not run, and I don't know what'* wrong with it.

Also, will the rims off of it fit my car?
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That year GTP has the 3.4 litre engine. That was definitely not one of GM'* flagship engines. Be careful with that one. A good 3.4 is very hard to come by. Most don't live to see 150,000 miles.
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That year GTP has the 3.4 litre engine. That was definitely not one of GM'* flagship engines. Be careful with that one. A good 3.4 is very hard to come by. Most don't live to see 150,000 miles.
So no?
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They cost an arm and a leg to fix.

You might wanna look elsewhere.
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Spend your money elsewhere. 3.4L are a bitch....
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Yeah the old 3.4 Dohc engines are really fast but very un-reliable which is why GM stopped making them. Not to be confused with the new 3.4 low performance engine that have now.
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Yeah the old 3.4 Dohc engines are really fast but very un-reliable which is why GM stopped making them. Not to be confused with the new 3.4 low performance engine that have now.
isn't that one just a bored out 3.1L?
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Yeah the old 3.4 Dohc engines are really fast but very un-reliable which is why GM stopped making them. Not to be confused with the new 3.4 low performance engine that have now.
That'* not even called a 3.4. 3400 is what they've now named it. Completely different configuration I might add.
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Also, will the rims off of it fit my car?

well here is some good news Chris.

Yes


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Also I dont know about your state, but in NY you can play hell getting a car back on the road if the title has been redone to salvage. Spend the Money on your Bonny.We wont give you a COTM nom. for a GTP and you wont win a COTM with bo-bo'* on your Bonnie.
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