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1988 Corvette

Overall rating:  Product Rating: 4.0

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Bang for the buck

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Nov 30, 2002 (A Very Helpful review)

Author's Product Rating: 40 Recommended: Yes 

Pros: Monster torque
Cons: Known to have head gasket failure and transmission problems
The Bottom Line: Be handy with a wrench if you own this car, and its amount of down time will be paid back twice over in performance.

Six months ago I purchased a 1988 Chevrolet Corvette. I work as a automotive technician and get to drive a lot of sports cars. The car in question has a bit less than 150k miles on it. The car had a blown head gasket when it was purchased and accounts ... read more

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1981 Corvette.. Best body style of all the C's

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Oct 27, 2002 (A Helpful review)

Author's Product Rating: 50 Recommended: Yes 

Pros: style, power, smooth riding, comfortable interior.
Cons: none
The Bottom Line: Fun to drive, out of the ordinary design, reliable and powerful for everyday driving. Comfortable interior for those long drives.

The body is incredibly sleek and stylish. From the rear spoiler molded into the bumper to the sloped front end. A unique feature on the corvette is where the gas tank opening is. Rear end and center. Just another reason why theirs nothing like the ... read more

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1981 Corvette Not the Best, but still a Vette

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Sep 4, 2000 (A Very Helpful review)

Author's Product Rating: 30 Recommended: Yes 

Pros: Awesome sports car, great price
Cons: Gas mileage, accessability, ergonomics, reliability

Introduction I finally found one in my price range, a C3 Corvette. A 1981 to be exact. 350 CI mated to a four-speed automatic. And for $7,495. The 1981 is one of the last 3rd generation Corvettes, there was no Corvette made in ... read more

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