1990 Chevrolet Caprice Consumer Review: Built well, but Beware...
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1990 Chevrolet Caprice - Consumer Review

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Built well, but Beware...
By 87classic on

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1990 Chevrolet Caprice Classic 4dr Sedan

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I bought this car off an older uncle in my family who pampered this car and rarely drove it. As of this date it has only 180000KM's and the problems with it are increasing by the day. BEWARE! i have the 307 W/OD engine in this car, it gets a mere 12MPG (THATS RIGHT!) and sucks down oil like you wouldnt believe. I take VERY good care of this car and the engine just seems to want to quit on me. We think its the valve guide seals, or the carburetor float is letting in too much gas and diluting the oil, or possible the piston rings are gone...however its not worth my $$ to get it fixed ($700-1200 job)

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Big and roomy thats about it. I feel safe when driving this car.

Worst Features

Not using a problamatic Oldsmobile engine in a Chevrolet car which is leading to the eventual death of mine.
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