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Old 02-05-2006, 07:02 PM   #1
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Does this look right?

This is a car for sale in the Detroit area...Claims to be an SVT. Has SVT bumper/sideskirts and mirrors, but 16" rims. The rotors in the front are severely rusted (from lack of driving?)

Is that a rotor or a drum in the rear wheel?

This looks strange, probably only because of the rims...


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Old 02-05-2006, 07:07 PM   #2
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SVT.....morrors, kit, big brakes, too much there for it not to be IMO...
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go check it out. I'd say it is an SVT. The easiest way to know would be to see if it has a 6spd 'box
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Old 02-05-2006, 07:14 PM   #4
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I'm not in the market..I just came across it and thought it was funny looking...Maybe they put the 16" rims on there for the winter? If I was the seller, I would post a pic of the car with the 17" ones....

How long to you have to not drive your car for the rotors to rust? Mine have never rusted, but I drive just about every day....I am just curious...
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What lot is it at, Greg ?
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It doesn't take long for some rotors to rust lightly; even a few days in our climate. But a brief drive does the trick.
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It only takes a week or two for a light coating of rust to form.
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it also has the svt headlights
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Doug---I don't know what lot it is at...The dealership put it's phone number in the listing but it is an 877 number....

The ad states: "Privacy Glass! Super Clean! Fast & Furious!"
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I'd be curious to know what store it's at. So many "B" lots in Detroit, some with good reps, many with horrible reps.
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