I bought my 1990 Rs for $700, it had 190,000 miles on it and ran super strong. It was a 5.0 tbi automatic. I abused that engine and trans for 2 years straight ( racing, burnouts,horrendous over- revving) and it took it like a champ. The engine started to knock at 240,000 and it was replaced with a mildly built 350, and a T5 trans. This car now screams.
I would recommend these cars to anyone that is looking for a cheap, fast, well handling car.
I love everything about this car.
The stock 2.73 rear gear ratio wasn't great. An upgrade to the disk brake posi rear is much better.
I drove a dark red 1988 Iroc-Z in high school. It was the greatest present a man could give to his son. She was strong, fast, powerful, loud and impressive. The 5-speed was matched beautifully to that 5.0 liter. We had a 3.73 rear end with full time posi. She got off the line like no other. I never had any issues at all with her. I damn near cried when I sold her.
Transmission- shifter felt great in the hand, and the long throws made you feel like you were turning the world upside down with all that torque.
Interior space- but it is a muscle car so no big deal.
Rs v8 5.0 L 5 speed manual trans. 177k miles I've had this car for 4 years. It's a very durable car! Its stuck with me through thick and thin ! Car runs at high temp at times. But nothing to bad. Always make sure to keep an eye on your front tires! The engine is very heavy! Wish the trunk didn't have a motor. And would lock manually.
The exhaust flowmaster. The hatch makes my subs sound even better pioneer 2 12"s the easy to fix engine. The reclining rear seats
wish the trunk didn't have a motor. and would lock manually =/.
The stock car has great handling and
power. The interioe is well planned and
the T-tops add the feel of a convertible
without compromising the structural
integrity of the vehicle. Almost
infinite possibilities to make
aftermarket improvements to the engine
Absolute best car for the money. With
the right after market add-ons this car
can run against any foreign or domestic
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