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Old 05-09-2013, 09:28 AM   #1
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Default Is it Good deal or not? C6 22k$ 29k mileage?!?

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need little bit help.i cant wait to buy my vette c6. looking forward to find one with low mileage. i just found one with

2006 Chevrolet Corvette Base
Price:22.000 $
Mileage: 29,970
Exterior Color: Blue
Interior Color: Ebony
Engine: 6.0L V8 16V MPFI OHV
Transmission: 6-Speed Manual
Location:PA

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is it good deal or not ? i m gonna go test ride it on friday. please help

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Old 05-09-2013, 09:32 AM   #2
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If everything checks out once you see it and test drive it, I would say yes it is a good deal.
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Old 05-09-2013, 09:32 AM   #3
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Suggested Retail on Kelly Blue Book is $31,894 so if everything checks out and looks like a solid car I'd say that's a very good deal!
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Old 05-09-2013, 09:38 AM   #4
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Seems like an ok deal. I would save up and get a 2008+ though (with the LS3.)
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Old 05-09-2013, 09:45 AM   #5
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I think that price is a good one. There are late-year C5s selling at about the same price.
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Old 05-09-2013, 09:45 AM   #6
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If car check out...no previouse damage, it is a good deal. I would not sell my 100,000 mile 07 for that.
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Old 05-09-2013, 09:47 AM   #7
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Sounds good...Good luck
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Old 05-09-2013, 09:48 AM   #8
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22k? That's LOW with only 29k on the odometer. I'd Get a carfax report.
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Old 05-09-2013, 09:56 AM   #9
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DAMN....thats a 27k car all day and then some.....Check out the carfax...see how many previous owners/ history

if clear I would jump on it....
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Old 05-09-2013, 09:58 AM   #10
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VV,

I've been looking for a while: this is a smoking deal, assuming, of course, that you have the car checked out and it is reasonably close to what you want.

My $.02:

1. Unless you are a certified technician or very familiar w C5 & C6, I would PAY someone to check out this car for you. Don't assume anything! Ask on here: A CF Forum Member will prob help you out, possibly at n/c.

2. The LMB/Ebony w 6 sp., polished wheels, etc. is a very desirable car. Can't see from the pics if Z51 or not. Check the GloveBox when test driving. The way I look at it, somebody has already taken the big depreciation on this baby. In fact, this may be too cheap for this car . (see #1.)

3. The Carmax website is a good guideline for you. I'll bet a car similar to this would be offered for no less than $28k.

4. As someone above has said, an 08 or up w LS3 is a more desirable car, but is usually only currently available in the $30k and up range.

5. It's decision time, my friend!!

6. C'mon C7! The C6 boyz don't wanna hear this, but a bunch of us are hoping for some serious C6 price drops come this fall.

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Old 05-09-2013, 10:00 AM   #11
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That sounds like a good deal. Being where you are located, I would insure its not a flood car. Not quite sure how you would go about it, but I would do my best to check it out.
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Old 05-09-2013, 10:28 AM   #12
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Suggested Retail on Kelly Blue Book is $31,894 so if everything checks out and looks like a solid car I'd say that's a very good deal!
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Old 05-09-2013, 10:31 AM   #13
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Just an FYI, I read some reviews of that dealer and they were shaky at best, but otherwise it seems great, but I would be very cautious. Carfax and mechanical inspections may not go very well.
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Old 05-09-2013, 10:37 AM   #14
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thank you all for comments/suggestions.
i m off friday so i ll check it up. hopefully carfax is clean otherwise i m gonna pass

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Unless you are a certified technician or very familiar w C5 & C6, I would PAY someone to check out this car for you. Don't assume anything! Ask on here: A CF Forum Member will prob help you out, possibly at n/c.
i m not a technician also not familiar with corvette..anyone wanna come and help me out i ll pay for it.


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Old 05-09-2013, 10:45 AM   #15
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I think the price is very good, and maybe too strong. sent some thoughts via email to you. good luck with it.
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Old 05-09-2013, 10:47 AM   #16
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http://forums.corvetteforum.com/c6-c...-with-84k.html

Just as an example he is talking $23K for 06 with 80K miles
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Old 05-09-2013, 10:57 AM   #17
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Having been thru the searching process recently, I say if it checks out, buy it. I wasted alot of hours searching ads across the country, deals like this didn't pop up. I'm sure everyone has stories of smokin' deals, but they are rare.
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Old 05-09-2013, 11:05 AM   #18
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sounds like a great deal...!!check VIN history and test drive it
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Old 05-09-2013, 11:07 AM   #19
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If it checks out it looks like a good deal
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Old 05-09-2013, 11:17 AM   #20
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Did I miss this? 1LT, 2LT or 3LT? Good price though even if it's a 1LT.
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