Robbie Posted February 20 Report Share Posted February 20 Hey everyone, I'm 31 and I've had all sorts of GMs in the last 17 years, notably an '81 Cutlass Supreme Brougham with a 260 v8, an '84 Cutlass Supreme with the 3.8l, two Cutlass Cieras (1989 2.8l, 1993 3.4l), an '86 Fiero 2M6 2.8l-ho, a '98 Cavalier 2.2, two Chevy Ventures, among other things. But one of my first cars was actually a '93 Regal Custom 3.1l. Bought it from the mechanic down the road when I was 16. It was his courtesy car. He rebuilt the engine before resale, body had something like 180,000km. Paid 500 or so for it, sold it for 300 after a year and a half... Because! : My girlfriend, at the time (2009), had her grandparents out near Toronto. And they offered me a 1992 Regal, but with 230,000km on the odo. So I drove down there with whatever cash I could scrape together. What I found was an absolutely rust-free, regularly serviced, flawless specimen of a car. It had factory 6-speaker with a tape deck, steering wheel radio controls, chrome package with power antenna & "luggage rack"+"spoiler". Mostly original & dealer-serviced. They had purchased it in Brampton, ON, and mainly used it for driving down to Florida each winter. I was in shock, man. Not a speck of rust anywhere, not a dent. It was so immaculate, that I merely touched the key for start, and it caught immediately on like a 1/4 revolution. Grandpa gave me a 1.5" thick stack of service records, asked me to change the oil regularly, never change the ATF or flush, which he said avoids slipping, and to make sure I wash the crevices under/behind all plastic cladding/chrome trim. And then he gave me the car for FREE Passed QC safety in '09, as it was from out of province. Changed a top mount for motor, that's it. And I've had it ever since. Never gonna sell it. My brother bought a '94 Grand Prix recently, as well with 80k on the odo. So that's my story. primergray, pwmin and Raffaelli 3 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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