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RowChicago
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Hi from Chicago

Post by RowChicago » Wed Dec 05, 2018 8:08 pm

Coming in from Chicago, new member. No Caprice yet. I’m on the hunt for a 9c3. I live literally two minutes from Chicago Motors, the cop car resale place, which gave me the idea of getting a Caprice.

I’m looking for the right one. Darker color (no white) with the centered trans control and regular style center console setup. I’m looking for low miles with corresponding hours, less sitting and running, more driving hours.

I’m patient and realistic about how these things come up on the market. I want to land the right 9c3, maybe a 9c1 without ripped up center console, plastic seats and a cage.

6.0 for sure. Not interested in a V6.

I formerly drove a 2003 Wrangler with over 180k on the clock. Had to part ways with last spring time. A Caprice will be luxury in comparison. Wife’s Kia SUV works for me for now. I’m looking forward to the hunt for the right car for me.

Thanks to the folks who run the site.

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Mooseman
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Re: Hi from Chicago

Post by Mooseman » Wed Dec 05, 2018 9:02 pm

Welcome! Good luck on your search.
2011 Caprice PPV, 1 of possibly 4 in Canada!
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Re: Hi from Chicago

Post by elc32955 » Thu Dec 13, 2018 2:22 pm

Welcome, and good luck on the quest. I know you realize that your search criteria means that the cars you're looking for are rather rare and when you find one..... strike fast or get lost in the ground clutter!

Eric
System Manager and your tourguide for the day. Caprice Alumni, former owner of a 2011 Caprice 9C3 with a Rotofab CAI and front radiator cover, 3.45 LSD Camaro rear diff, Chris Henry performance tune, G8 GT 18" Enkei rims w/Holden lions, custom SLP axle-back muffler set with tips, Holden WM Caprice factory spoiler, Holden SSV leather steering wheel and leather shift knob, Whelen Alpha-12Q airhorn amp. G8 GT rear seat swap, AVS Ventshades.

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