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 Post subject: Used Cop car for sale
PostPosted: Wed Oct 25, 2017 10:21 am 
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I wish I had a financial interest in this, but I don't.
I think it spent it's life with the State police mostly doing PR work.

A Z06 going for $13k is going to be Christmas gift for some luck bidder.


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 Post subject: Re: Used Cop car for sale
PostPosted: Wed Oct 25, 2017 1:52 pm 
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Wonder what else lurks within:

Mileage 157,521

Drive Line Problem, Rear differential/clutch issue, Battery dead, Interior damaged, Paint scratched faded

At least it was "Serviced every 4000 miles" whatever that means.

Assuming worst case it needs a transmission, differential, clutch/flywheel, I guess if you have a good source for parts and DIY, paying ~15k for this thing to turn into a track/beater car might be almost worth it. :?

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 Post subject: Re: Used Cop car for sale
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It would be a big roll of the dice. Even if you take a battery, they will only let you start the car in place, no driving it AT ALL. And I'm not sure they're even allowing jump starts anymore anyway. They definitely are NOT on "equipment", but they don't allow you to start "equipment" at all (forklifts, ATVs, etc).

I doubt very much that a ten year old ZO6 with unknown mechanicals is worth anything more than the current bid, especially with 150k on the odometer.


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 Post subject: Re: Used Cop car for sale
PostPosted: Wed Oct 25, 2017 3:25 pm 
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Sounds like it probably needs a clutch and i'm sure the department isn't paying for a clutch job on a Z06 that they seized in a drug bust and then drove around for several years.

This car was being used for PR and what not, so probably not really abused like you fine people would have abused it, lol.

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 Post subject: Re: Used Cop car for sale
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Wow, ended up going for under $16k!

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 Post subject: Re: Used Cop car for sale
PostPosted: Fri Oct 27, 2017 10:50 pm 
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Last time I saw that car was at vir, it had a computer mounted in it and the driver was receiving instruction on how to drive it. Norbert Watts was his instructor, and when the car could only do 140 on the back straight Norbert told him it was missing. They found a bad plug if I recall correctly. It only had about 8000 miles on it at that time

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