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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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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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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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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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