Would you modify a mint B2k?

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Would you modify a mint B2k?

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This car has just 3700 miles....would you pull the Auto trans and swap in a ZF 6 speed and Dana 44?
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Re: Would you modify a mint B2k?

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Nice piece, I don't think I would. How many verts exist that are pure stock? If you want to "buy it n drive it", then modify it! If you want to preserve it, don't!

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It’s interesting. That car has been for sale for more than a decade. Last sold at BJ in 2004, I think.

My take is a 6speed car would have sold multiple times over in that time. The auto has a very very limited audience.

I’d be tempted to buy a low mile 89 6 speed and swap the parts.

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I'd walk away from the car too cause Automatic but when prices are going up maybe this is the only way to grab one and do the conversion.
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Re: Would you modify a mint B2k?

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Nope. I would not. However, the automatic is holding that car back in value (IMO) vs if it were a 6-Speed.

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Re: Would you modify a mint B2k?

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Probably not, at least not an Aerobody...now if #48 had 4,000 miles instead of 40k and were in #1 condition it'd be a tough call but I'd have to say it would be modded pretty much to the same specs it is now. :jsmile

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