My 1994 Dodge Shadow ES was my second car, but the first one I bought myself.
It is still the best vehicle I have owned and I'm only on my 7th vehicle!
I regret the day I traded it in, but I got a 1999 Chrysler Concorde for it.
I miss my Shadow.
Should've kept it and restored it.
this is my first car and it was the clanest old car i have ever seen. i put a straight pipe on mine, and window tint with a custom spoiler. this car is just a project, i drive it everywhere but i am going to keep dressing it up. my engine is a v6 so it has some balls. it has a new transmission putt in before i got it with only 69,000 miles on it.
My favorite feature is that it is loud with a straight pipe and has balls for being a V6. FUN CAR
the only improvment i can think of is to make more of them standard.
Purchased new in 12/93 for my trip cross coutry. The 3.0 V6 was impressive stock, but with a couple minor changes (cold air intake, high flow cat & muffler, larger tires & wheels) it would keep up with Mustangs and Camaros of that year. Ran a 14.0 qtr mile at Maple Grove. As a soldier in the US Army I travelled and the Shadow took me everywhere from Louisiana to Alaska. Over 30K / year for the first 4 years with no problems. Went through lots of tires, but that was my heavy foot, not the car.
Tire smoking power from a little V6
Sunroof whistled at highway speeds, otherwise great for the money
I bought this car already torn down, i am using this car to race at a circle track. The car is completely stock no improvements. It is very fast (won the first and only race so far) I race against people who put 2 grand into the car with performance stuff i bought the car for $450 and have put about $250 into it but that is expected with a race car. Only thing I've had to replace was rack and pinion and a starter(plugs and wires)
I have enjoyed my Shadow and have found it to be very reliable and economical. I travel a lot of highway miles and it has never let me down when I needed it. It even survived a break enter and theft by a young car thief.
Fold down seats, stereo, radio and speakers. Windshield visibility.
Tilt wheel, electric locks and windows. Electronic dash and speedometer
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