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bought another car

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I picked up a 92 chevy corsica the other day from the guy I work with. I love it, because I and get it dirty, hit potholes, get a door ding, not get pulled over for tint, and I dont care. The GTP is sitting in the garage looking all clean and pretty. It has about 150,000 miles on it but the car runs excellent with a couple minor problems like needing struts, that i probably will not fix, because it a beater car. The guy that had it before me did a quick single stage white paint job on it because the paint was falling off it like all the older gm's do. Over all it is a good car to drive to work and be my beater car. I get a pic of it tomorrow or something.
 

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thats the part i miss about a beater, not giving a crap about it and not washing it every week and getting scared or upset when things almost or do happen to it.
 

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i used to have a white 92 corsica as well... they're fun to beat the living hell out of!!!
i blew the tranny on my corisica and just was ending my summer job as a carpenter (tranny finally blew it's last shot on the drive home of my last day) and i went out and bought the GT a couple weeks later.

have fun with the destruction
 

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a few months ago i bought a 96 beretta (the 2 door corsica) i replaced the headgasket on it. if you have the 2.2L it is a very easy motor to work on. good luck with the new car
John
 

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Mine has the 3.1 v6, hopefully i get a couple years out of it. I need to figure out whats popping in the front end on right turns, its kinda scary. lol
 

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I loved working on those cars. The only problem that you will have probably soon on that car with that mileage is the injectors. The Intake manifold design kind of chokes the injectors. But put some 3800 injectors and you'll be good for a long long time. I put 228k on a 2.8 beretta, it was sort of quick nice lil beater but the suspension was too stiff for my taste.... Good luck with the car.
 

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Mine has the 3.1 v6, hopefully i get a couple years out of it. I need to figure out whats popping in the front end on right turns, its kinda scary. lol
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cv shaft or ball joint, usually-- tho it could easily be tie rod end or control arm bushing-- depends on the particular 'popping' sound
 

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It could also be a swaybar endlink that's broken... assuming the car even has a front swaybar.
 

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i found a broken sway bar endlink and the total cost of repair was under 5 bucks :lolsign: . No more clunking and the suspension on the corsica makes less noise then the prix. Also tossed in a cd player that i had laying around because the radio was FTL. Crappy signal pickup and there is not really any good stations.
 

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