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Old 05-27-2013, 07:26 PM   #1
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Okay everyone, help me out!

I realize this is not Camaro related, but keep reading

So recently I've discovered a car I'm in love with! A Pontiac GTO, beautiful car! I'm really considering looking into getting one So if ANYONE can help me out with this let me know! I wanna know if it's a reliable car, the performance, what you know about them, EVERYTHING!!

Help me out please!
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Old 05-27-2013, 07:47 PM   #2
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I realize this is not Camaro related, but keep reading

So recently I've discovered a car I'm in love with! A Pontiac GTO, beautiful car! I'm really considering looking into getting one So if ANYONE can help me out with this let me know! I wanna know if it's a reliable car, the performance, what you know about them, EVERYTHING!!

Help me out please!
Solid car. More than enough power. 04= LS1 05 and up = LS2. Under 100k miles, clean title, don't see how you could go wrong?
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Old 05-27-2013, 07:50 PM   #3
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Yeah, no 04's I want the better engine.. Awesome! thanks!
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Old 05-27-2013, 07:55 PM   #4
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Very good choice! Like shank said, solid and plenty of power. Proven to go 0-60 around 4.6 sec. runs about 13s in the quarter mile, so speed wise it's also nice. Mods are available too As far as I know it's a pretty reliable car too!

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Old 05-27-2013, 08:01 PM   #5
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Yeah my BF told me the speed is nice I've been doing research for the last like 3 hours but still wanna know what people think about them Thanks for the info!
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Old 05-27-2013, 08:13 PM   #6
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I mean the cars are not expensive for what you get. I mean 400hp, duh! Even the bad things I've heard about the cars are not too bad, I've heard it can be uncomfortable as a DD and hard to see outta the back window because of the style. But I mean everyone is different, test drive and see how it suits you
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Don't rule out an 04. If you get a good enough deal, go for it. You can easily make up the power.
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Old 05-27-2013, 08:35 PM   #8
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The only bad thing about the 04 is I can't really find any with a reasonable mileage freaks me out when it gets too high..
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Old 05-28-2013, 09:16 AM   #9
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Get a 06 model. It has nicer looking tail lights in my opinion, and slightly better front seat mechanism. I would also look for one with the 18" wheels, as they are easier to wash. I like the 18" Holden VZ wheels the best on the GTO. They are very fast! Good luck!
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Old 05-28-2013, 09:24 AM   #10
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I owned an 05 since new. Had 80k miles on it when I traded it in on the Camaro. Step son has an 04 that we just got a few months ago...silver with red interior with only 38k miles on it.

Performance is good in a straight line. Very average in the corners.

04's have the more reliable engine but less reliable transmission.

Really I can tell you whatever you want to know.
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I realize this is not Camaro related, but keep reading

So recently I've discovered a car I'm in love with! A Pontiac GTO, beautiful car! I'm really considering looking into getting one So if ANYONE can help me out with this let me know! I wanna know if it's a reliable car, the performance, what you know about them, EVERYTHING!!

Help me out please!
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It's an awesome car! You should definitely test drive one when you get a chance and get a real feel for its wonders .

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Old 05-28-2013, 04:33 PM   #12
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It's an awesome car! You should definitely test drive one when you get a chance and get a real feel for its wonders .

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Very sound advice there. I actually didn't think of that
A nice test drive would do wonders for you though. Get to see what it's like.
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Old 05-28-2013, 04:41 PM   #13
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Haha, Thanks! I actually plan on going tomorrow to test drive one! It's an automatic and I want a manual.. You know if there will be much of a difference with the feel of the car? Unfortunately the closet on that is a manual is like over 50 miles away
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Haha, Thanks! I actually plan on going tomorrow to test drive one! It's an automatic and I want a manual.. You know if there will be much of a difference with the feel of the car? Unfortunately the closet on that is a manual is like over 50 miles away
No more of a difference than any other manual vs auto performance car.

If you plan on mods and drag racing with dr's or slicks I will tell you the auto is much more forgiving on the rear end pieces of the car.
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No more of a difference than any other manual vs auto performance car.

If you plan on mods and drag racing with dr's or slicks I will tell you the auto is much more forgiving on the rear end pieces of the car.
Most likely gonna do some mods, nothing to major though.. My BF is talking about CAI and headers, but yet..

I plan on drag racing, but again nothing serious, it's gonna be a DD for me so I don't wanna tear it up or mod it too much..
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Old 05-28-2013, 06:22 PM   #16
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That's great you like the Pontiac, but if you're boyfriend is worth his weight in cow poop he will open the wallet up a little wider than a mid-2000s Pontiac
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Old 05-28-2013, 06:41 PM   #18
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That's great you like the Pontiac, but if you're boyfriend is worth his weight in cow poop he will open the wallet up a little wider than a mid-2000s Pontiac
Ha. GTO was my choice getting rid of my car for it
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Old 05-28-2013, 06:48 PM   #19
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I have one. never had a problem with mine.
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I have one. never had a problem with mine.
Anything done to it?
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Old 05-28-2013, 09:51 PM   #22
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Mine was an auto...

Heads, cam, stall...replaced a majority of the bushings, pedders springs, koni shocks...stock trans stock rear...

Ran a best of 11.22 at 120mph with a 1.58 60'..

Other than a comp cam failing on me no issues..
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Yeah I'm just afraid of getting an older car lol.
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Old 05-28-2013, 10:01 PM   #24
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I had a 2006 before the Camaro and I must say I really loved that car. Its a great choice.

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