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Old 03-30-2009, 01:59 PM   #1
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trade the svt for gsx eclipse?

well i have a 2003 svt with just under 27xxx miles on it. its comp orange. i have a blown up procharger for it. its got full borla and ORP along with a cfm short shifter, aem wideband and boostgauge.

I have always loved the 2g eclipses and i found a perfect one. 98 with 50xxx miles on it and its completely stock. never driven in winter, garage kept. immaculate !!

Now the guy is willing to to a straight trade and im highly considering it. AWD > FWD for sure and i live in michigan so the snow sucks for driving.

should i trade the car and sell off my parts? ( kona rack :), procharger, shifter....) or just fix my blower and have a fun car for summer and death machine in the winter?


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Old 03-30-2009, 03:31 PM   #2
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Hmm..I wouldn't do the trade.
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Old 03-30-2009, 03:34 PM   #3
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What's the book on the Eclipse? How hard has it been driven? There's no way it's been grannied. 03 Comp Orange is a very sought after color. Plus it's only got 27k. Tough decision.
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Old 03-30-2009, 03:37 PM   #4
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i say no, but if its what you want then go for it!
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Old 03-30-2009, 04:09 PM   #5
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how much for the kona rack?
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Old 03-30-2009, 04:25 PM   #6
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Heck no dude, you should keep it, ur car is awesome!!
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not if it has a 6 bolt engine in it.
2G 7 bolt engine sucks!!!!!!!
and it costs a lot for 6 bolt swap.

but if you find a 1G 4G63T with AWD, then think about it.
those 190hp stock are crazy!!

i will stick with SVT, more room, different and better handle!!
i used to like 1G, it sits so low, but i think SVT has less problem and more comfortable!
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Old 03-30-2009, 04:38 PM   #8
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ohoh i don think even the AWD of GSX going to help.
I think SVT is still going to do better in snow!
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Old 03-30-2009, 04:44 PM   #9
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mitsus have 2 many problems i have 2 friends with gsx i 1stgen other 2 gen both get stomped on by the turbo focus, and they both have lil problems all the time!
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no way i would do that. DSMs arent exactly known for their longevity.
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