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Old 01-11-2008, 10:29 AM   #1
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Default Welcome the newest member of the family!!!

Just picked it up this morning

Lets see what you guys think


Engine - 3.4 DOHC V6


Seats - drivers is somewhat broken. this will get fixed, and seat covers will come off quick!!!


When this stereo was purchased new, it probably costed them about the same as I paid for the whole car, including the stereo


And here it is


1992 Pontiac Grand Prix SE
169,000 miles
3.4 DOHC V6 ( Twin Dual Cam )








I paid $300 for this and drove it home , got it from a co-worker, and I know he didn't beat on it. and I also know the last two owners before him

Now, the bad stuff.....

Runs on only four cylinders. I think it is a bad coil. I can remove the wires from the front pass side and rear drivers side cylinders and it makes no difference in how it runs. I am hoping that those two cylinders are on the same coil, but I haven't had time yet to really check it out. Just that quick little test.

Needs a drivers seat
Has some bad paint on the front bumper
MINOR rust in a few spots
Needs some little misc. interior stuff
Power steering pump bad or line is leaking
RIms will be stripped of the crappy spray paint job and cleaned up nice, probably painted black.
Dealer sticker will be gone


Oil is CLEAN
Trans shifts nice and tight
Timing belt only has about 10,000 miles on it

That'* about it so far, I drove it home. I will #1 repair it. If I can't get the engine running, I will pull it out and swap in my spare '93 L67 engine, trans, wiring, and PCM. IF I decide not to do that, I will part it out, and junk the body and make more then the initial $300 I paid for it.

SO, what do YOU think
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Old 01-11-2008, 10:34 AM   #2
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I think you have a project in front of you there, but if you can repeat your efforts that you put into the Crashed 93, I'm fully confident it will be sick lil GP!
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Damn, if only I had my money right now, I'd give you $400 cash for it.
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Get a stock spoiler for it. They look SO much better from the rear with one.
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looks like a great project.

clean up that engine bay

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sell it as soon as you get it done!
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Engine bay will be cleaned... you should know me better then that
paint will be fixed
rims will be stripped and probably painted black


Wren... stock spoiler sound great, thanks for the idea

I will most likely NOT be selling this car. yeah, I am a car *****. I have the room for them, and if they are paid for, they don't cost me a dime to keep :P
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good luck with the 3.4 then... mine blew up the day I sold it
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good luck with the 3.4 then... mine blew up the day I sold it
This will actually be my second one. The '95 Monte Carlo Z34 I had also had the same engine
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NIce score, I really liike those kind of cars.
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i dont think that the 3.4 double over head cam has a timing belt
i do belive that it has 2 timing gears
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