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Old 02-05-2006, 11:39 AM   #1
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If you had the opportunity to buy one of two cars with the same mileage, same color, comparable modifications and maintenance history. One is a 91 the other a 94. Which would be preferable? Price is comparable. I understand that the later modles had about 20 more hp.
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Old 02-05-2006, 12:14 PM   #2
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no brainer, '94, only 448 made to 2000 or so, actually it is 30 more hp.
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Old 02-05-2006, 12:23 PM   #3
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It would be up to you.

Which interior you like better, style of 91 or newer 94. Outside your would not know 91 from 94.

As for motor, port the intake and then they have about the same power.
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Old 02-05-2006, 12:29 PM   #4
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Some differences are traction control, seats, minor dash difference, passenger airbag (I think?), wheels, and the motor. If they are basically exactly the same, and the same price, I'd think the 1994 would be the one to grab.
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Old 02-05-2006, 12:55 PM   #5
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I would definitely go for the 94 as it is 12 years old compared to 15, and because its low production number makes it a rarer one
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Old 02-05-2006, 01:13 PM   #6
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I would take the 94 but i like the stiffer ride of the 90-91s.
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Old 02-05-2006, 02:56 PM   #7
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If there that close in price milage and yada yada yada Id buy the one that is in the best shape exterior and interior wise.

Me personaly I dont care about maintenence records I do my own work but some people do....

Id have to see them both in person then go from there.

I also believe color has alot to do with resale value thats my opinion
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If there that close in price milage and yada yada yada Id buy the one that is in the best shape exterior and interior wise.

Me personaly I dont care about maintenence records I do my own work but some people do....

Id have to see them both in person then go from there.

I also believe color has alot to do with resale value thats my opinion
Exactly, ... not long ago, my car was parked next to the exact same car...a 91 with the same colors everything. The car had 20k miles on it and mine 40k. The 20k car looked like it had 120k+ on it. It had been through hell. Condition is everything.

Someone mentioned to me a 94-5 DRM that had been on Ebay, one of the closeup pics shows the ZR-1 emblem...the paint around it is scratched to hell and back and the interior looked like hell and it had like 22k miles on it. Condition is everything
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Old 02-05-2006, 03:24 PM   #9
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Alot has to do with what your going to use the car for. Are you looking for something to park in a garage and hold on to it , not drive it much. Or do you want something to mod , drive hard , etc. ... For a driver I,d pick up the earlier higher production cars and a 94/95 to hold on to for the future if thats your thing.
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i`m under the impression that the thrill of driving the car is worth more than the depreciation. i dont bring mine out of the hole dead stop but i don`t mind winding it up to about 110 mph and let off. put 100 miles on it last nite. soon will be 111,000 miles. the cars still in great shape. it still draws lots of looks/questions. i`m just an old hippy that likes the musclecar feel. this 90Z will be here until the estate sale. flip a coin if you have to. theres no way to lose.
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All being equal, I would take the 94. Good Luck
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The 94 will be worth more - but I'd take the 91. I like the steering wheel, seats, gauges better.
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The 94 will be worth more - but I'd take the 91. I like the steering wheel, seats, gauges better.


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All being equal, I would take the 94. Good Luck
What he said.
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Old 02-07-2006, 02:53 PM   #15
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I'm biased as I like the look and feel sitting in my '91. I guess if I didn't have that bias, I'd take the '94 all things being equal.
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This is simple. Buy the car that's in the best condition for the price.
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Here's a question for you jakers...if you had the opportunity to buy one of two 1991 Corvettes in about the same condition for about the same price, where one was an L98 and the other was a ZR1, which would you buy?

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Here's a question for you jakers...if you had the opportunity to buy one of two 1991 Corvettes in about the same condition for about the same price, where one was an L98 and the other was a ZR1, which would you buy?

I'd buy the Mustang
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Here's a question for you jakers...if you had the opportunity to buy one of two 1991 Corvettes in about the same condition for about the same price, where one was an L98 and the other was a ZR1, which would you buy?

LT1
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I'd buy the Mustang
I can't believe your car hasn't been snapped up yet.
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