Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Auction Watch: 1988 Chevrolet Sprint

Take a look at this 1988 Chevrolet Sprint here on eBay offered for $44,995 in Concord, NC.  Tip from JB.





 From eBay listing:

Item specifics

Condition: Used Year: 1988
VIN (Vehicle Identification Number): JG1MS2156JK705076 Mileage: 72,880
Number of Cylinders: 3 Make: Chevrolet
Transmission: Automatic Model: Sprint
Vehicle Title: Clear Drive Type: FWD
Fuel Type: Gasoline For Sale By: Dealer
Sub Model: Metro 2dr Hatchback Manufacturer Interior Color: Blue
Exterior Color: Blue Manufacturer Exterior Color: Blue
Interior Color: Blue Number of Doors: 2 Doors


1988 Chevrolet Sprint 2 Dr Hatchback
 
Vehicle Information

VIN: JG1MS2156JK705076
Stock: 2083
Mileage: 72,880
Color: Blue
Trans: 3 Speed Auto
Engine: 402 cid All Aluminum
MPG:
Drivetrain: FWD

STK 2083 1988 Chevrolet Sprint Turbo Go-Kart If you would plan to build a true street sleeper, what car would be the best cover? Plymouth Valiant – don’t think so. Ford Fiesta – probably not. Chevrolet Metro/Sprint – yes, perfect. The Sprint was an econo-box offered by GM back in the ‘80s. Back then, it was powered by a three-cylinder engine - not exactly a boulevard cruiser. This 1988 Sprint was professionally reconstructed from the ground up in 2007. Fatman Fabrications, Charlotte NC, built a custom square-tube street rod frame that incorporated the unitized body. They used Macpherson strut front suspension and Nissan truck brakes. The differential is a narrowed Ford 9” with Detroit Truetrac and 2:50:1 gearing. The engine is an all-aluminum, twin turbo 402ci dry-sump small-block built by Duttweller Performance, Ventura CA. Only the best components were used: Brodix block/heads, Comp roller-cam, forged crank/rods, CP pistons, twin Precision Turbos and Big Stuff3 EFI. This engine dynoed at 954 BHP on pump gas. The transmission is a GM TH350. This is a one-off monster and it’s street-legal. Every aspect of the build is fully documented (including dyno sheets). Back in October 2013, Hot Rod Magazine published a nice piece on this Sprint in the Wrenchin’@Random section. They were impressed. This little Chevrolet needs to be seen to be truly appreciated. It is an engineering marvel. ALL VEHICLES SOLD “AS IS”.

6 comments:

  1. Logged in, thought the price was a typo, read the listing, saw twin turbo, 400cid, tubbed, gutted Swift with no roll cage or fire suppression, still think its a typo.

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  2. Nancy Reagan and Whitney Houston were right
    "just say No!"
    "Crack is Wack!"

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  3. Thanks for taking my suggestion! Keep it up DT!

    JB (Long-time Lurker)

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  4. This is hilarious. No its not worth 45k, but its still awesome. Would be better with a time slip, of course you'd only get one run and they'd tell you not to come back without a cage. Or maybe they wouldn't let you run at all... which is probably why there's no time slip

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  5. That's alot of oomph out of them 3 cylinders

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  6. Big engine in the front, big turbos in the rear. This probably has so much turbo lag that it is only driveable by the clairvoyant.

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