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PostPosted: Wed Nov 16, 2016 3:58 pm 
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i was too embarrassed for salem to post that :P


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PostPosted: Fri Nov 25, 2016 12:02 am 
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locjaw wrote:
i was too embarrassed for salem to post that :P

I saw one at the Clackamas Mall that put this one to shame. The back was done up in plywood and it was beat to hell and back.

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You get an old one, clean it up, put it back to specs and take care of it, and she'll last for years.

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1989 Suzuki Swift GTi: White (Being resurrected)
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 12, 2017 12:38 am 
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https://vancouver.craigslist.ca/nvn/cto/5953804112.html

'88 sprint turbo!

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 12, 2017 10:36 pm 
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Swap into reg sprint??? as all U.S turbo Sprints were white or red as I recall. It would be nice if there were more and better pictures. Best wishes all Jonathan

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1987 Sprint Turbo (Porsche Guards Red) 75k 5sp,AC, w/cruise, Resto-Mod,owned since 1997) (looking for dash-pad)
1989 GTI (white)104k 5sp,AC (Resto-mod completed 1999). (looks great, But rusted out ,need clean southern body.)Help!?
1991 Vert (red) 129k 5sp,AC, Resto-Mod, 75% Done.(Clean SW car)
1993 GT(Teal) 103k 5sp,AC,w/PW (Resto-Mod,60% done.)(Clean SW car)
1994 Swift GS 4Dr sedan (Painted 2005 Ford Kona Blue) 95k 1.3 SOHC 5sp


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PostPosted: Fri Jan 13, 2017 10:44 pm 
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Nope White car look closely you can see the base coluor White.!


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PostPosted: Fri Jan 13, 2017 10:59 pm 
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.??? I want whatever you are having.

It does look pretty clean and is parked undercover. So tempting.

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'10 SX4 AWD w/ CVT

'60 Austin Healey Sprite, '67 Austin Healey 3000, '74 celica GT w/ 18rg, '88 RX7 10th anniversary, '89 MR2 SC, '05 Infiniti G35 6MT

Had
'80 Renault Le Car, '73 Celica ST, '76 VW Rabbit, '96 Honda Civic Si coupe, '87 Toyota Corolla GTS hatchbk
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early 240Z, Celica All-Trac ST165, Supra Turbo A80, NSX


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PostPosted: Sat Jan 14, 2017 1:09 am 
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jaguar,vettes&sprints wrote:
Nope White car look closely you can see the base coluor White.!


jvs, as the mk1 expert you already knew the factory turbo colors only came in red and white! Was it the wear on the mudguard that gave it away?

:cheers:


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PostPosted: Sat Jan 14, 2017 11:10 am 
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And the blue hint of overspray on the back wheel?
Are you going to check this out Tom?

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'93 swift GT white, '94 swift GT black
'10 SX4 AWD w/ CVT

'60 Austin Healey Sprite, '67 Austin Healey 3000, '74 celica GT w/ 18rg, '88 RX7 10th anniversary, '89 MR2 SC, '05 Infiniti G35 6MT

Had
'80 Renault Le Car, '73 Celica ST, '76 VW Rabbit, '96 Honda Civic Si coupe, '87 Toyota Corolla GTS hatchbk
Casually looking for
early 240Z, Celica All-Trac ST165, Supra Turbo A80, NSX


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PostPosted: Sat Jan 14, 2017 10:30 pm 
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clinty wrote:
And the blue hint of overspray on the back wheel?
Are you going to check this out Tom?


Nope. That car looks nice but have too many other projects on the go.. an Esteem is the latest budget build.


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 15, 2017 1:53 am 
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Esteem? Don't tell me you have a samurai too?!

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'93 swift GT white, '94 swift GT black
'10 SX4 AWD w/ CVT

'60 Austin Healey Sprite, '67 Austin Healey 3000, '74 celica GT w/ 18rg, '88 RX7 10th anniversary, '89 MR2 SC, '05 Infiniti G35 6MT

Had
'80 Renault Le Car, '73 Celica ST, '76 VW Rabbit, '96 Honda Civic Si coupe, '87 Toyota Corolla GTS hatchbk
Casually looking for
early 240Z, Celica All-Trac ST165, Supra Turbo A80, NSX


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 15, 2017 3:01 am 
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clinty wrote:
Esteem? Don't tell me you have a samurai too?!


No Sammy. :-P

Yet.... =)


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 07, 2017 10:32 pm 
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http://www.kijiji.ca/v-view-details.htm ... 1236949546



cultus?

cody and I know this car/ owner.............. :roll:

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 28, 2017 11:06 am 
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http://www.kijiji.ca/v-cars-trucks/regi ... nFlag=true

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 28, 2017 4:35 pm 
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1987 Chevy turbo sprint in red with SS stripes claimed 65,000 miles priced at 6500 around Portland Oregon. Has working AC.

https://portland.craigslist.org/clc/for/6061387609.html

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1978 Chevy monza 2+2, 74 step side Chevy, firebird,firebird,fake 91 firehawk in the making,trans am(dd),other trans am, n/a mk1 sprint, and my baby 1987 Chevy sprint turbo in red. How many run right now? Just the n/a sprint. It's not a collection it's my retirement plan.


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PostPosted: Sun Apr 02, 2017 2:36 pm 
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1987 Chevy turbo sprint in red with SS stripes claimed 65,000 miles priced at 6500 around Portland Oregon. Has working AC.

https://portland.craigslist.org/clc/for/6061387609.html



Nice clean car........it didn't cost 6500 new though....good luck with the sale!


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 03, 2017 4:14 pm 
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Exactly what I thought when I saw the add. Not my car just thought any mk1 turbo ought to be posted. I picked up a n/a 87 sprint for 100 bucks over the weekend from Portland craigslist and have been driving it since. If that one sells I'm scared to see what people will start asking for turbo parts cars. :shock:

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When I get that look in my eye its best not to ask questions 0.o
1978 Chevy monza 2+2, 74 step side Chevy, firebird,firebird,fake 91 firehawk in the making,trans am(dd),other trans am, n/a mk1 sprint, and my baby 1987 Chevy sprint turbo in red. How many run right now? Just the n/a sprint. It's not a collection it's my retirement plan.


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 04, 2017 1:47 am 
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https://vancouver.craigslist.ca/rds/cto/6068462220.html

Sun Fun 91 Chev Sprint convertable
Good for collector plates,, newer tires,alt,battery,muffler,has shop Manuel, Sony radio CD stereo, good interior and glass, 3cyl 5 spd,
all works looks sweet. Local sale only will not ship, $1200 Cash sale only, Non Paypal or Cheques
Located in Hope BC.
Call Landline 6048699666

Tom, yes you need another car to beat my count.

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'93 swift GT white, '94 swift GT black
'10 SX4 AWD w/ CVT

'60 Austin Healey Sprite, '67 Austin Healey 3000, '74 celica GT w/ 18rg, '88 RX7 10th anniversary, '89 MR2 SC, '05 Infiniti G35 6MT

Had
'80 Renault Le Car, '73 Celica ST, '76 VW Rabbit, '96 Honda Civic Si coupe, '87 Toyota Corolla GTS hatchbk
Casually looking for
early 240Z, Celica All-Trac ST165, Supra Turbo A80, NSX


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 04, 2017 1:48 am 
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Another...

https://vancouver.craigslist.ca/pml/cto/6067161085.html

With the price of gas expected to sky rocket, youre gonna need yourself a vehicle that basically pays you to drive .

For sale i have my 1991 chevy sprint, great on gas and very cheap to maintain. This car has new everything. I have a stack of recipts for all new parts. Heres what i remember off the top of my head.

Pros

30$ to fill @ 1.28/L and lasts forever

The motor has been rebuilt
New pads, rotors and calipers
New drums, shoes and hardware
New exhaust front to back
New front tires
Just did a transmission flush and oil change 03/29/17
New clutch
New plugs , wires/cap&rotor
New belt
And much more. Have receipts for all.

Cons

One wiper (passenger side) doesnt work.. Easy fix
Crack in windshield
Drive sideview mirror is busted off (drivethru accident)
Has dents and dings

There was zero (literally nothing) rust on the car when i bought it 8 months ago but i drove it through the winter so its starting to surface. Nothing major

Im asking $1000 for this beautiful piece of machinery my number is 6049895045 email or text

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'93 swift GT white, '94 swift GT black
'10 SX4 AWD w/ CVT

'60 Austin Healey Sprite, '67 Austin Healey 3000, '74 celica GT w/ 18rg, '88 RX7 10th anniversary, '89 MR2 SC, '05 Infiniti G35 6MT

Had
'80 Renault Le Car, '73 Celica ST, '76 VW Rabbit, '96 Honda Civic Si coupe, '87 Toyota Corolla GTS hatchbk
Casually looking for
early 240Z, Celica All-Trac ST165, Supra Turbo A80, NSX


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 04, 2017 3:59 pm 
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clinty wrote:
https://vancouver.craigslist.ca/rds/cto/6068462220.html

Sun Fun 91 Chev Sprint convertable
Good for collector plates,, newer tires,alt,battery,muffler,has shop Manuel, Sony radio CD stereo, good interior and glass, 3cyl 5 spd,
all works looks sweet. Local sale only will not ship, $1200 Cash sale only, Non Paypal or Cheques
Located in Hope BC.
Call Landline 6048699666

Tom, yes you need another car to beat my count.



I'm always leery of cars repainted along the bottom. It's hiding something.


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 10, 2017 1:10 am 
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Sweet mother of god someone bagged a sprint. Portland craigslist:

https://salem.craigslist.org/cto/6081488536.html

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When I get that look in my eye its best not to ask questions 0.o
1978 Chevy monza 2+2, 74 step side Chevy, firebird,firebird,fake 91 firehawk in the making,trans am(dd),other trans am, n/a mk1 sprint, and my baby 1987 Chevy sprint turbo in red. How many run right now? Just the n/a sprint. It's not a collection it's my retirement plan.


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PostPosted: Mon May 22, 2017 4:32 pm 
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I find it hard to believe that it has 29000 original miles!

https://www.close5.com/1987-chevy-sprin ... 285970f1a0


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