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post #1 of 20 (permalink) Old 02-16-2016, 05:53 PM Thread Starter
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Should I Buy - 2006 SS

Don't know anything about Cobalt SS' and stumbled upon this one while looking for a car. Always like boosted cars and I've owned and driven several in the past. The car has a kinda strange problem, so I wanted to go over it. If anyone wants to point anything out, or has something I should look for or listen for, please let me know.

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So the car has 130,000 miles. Interior is pretty good.

I drove it for about 5 min and every seamed ok. The main issue was if you maxed the throttle in low gear the gauges would all stop working (except the boost gauge). I was told this is a known issue, and the car has been to the dealership and it stopped working properly soon after again. I'd been told there is paperwork to prove this. Other than that everything seamed ok.

I'm looking to buy at the end of the month. Let me know if there is anything I should look for next time I go to see it.

What do you think its worth?

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Nvr herd of this problem. How much is he asking for it. A couple things immediately jump out bad about this car for me. It had to of been in a front accident cuz thats the wrong front bumper aka doesn't have the lip and high miles plus the issue u mentioned. I wouldn't pay over 4g for it.

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It has the right bumper if it's a 2.4

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Hell yeah I'd buy this!
But that's due to I'm stuck with a 2006 LS 2.2 ...

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If you have a 2.2 cobalt it's kinda pointless to upgrade to the ss sc since you can easily just sc your 2.2.

Also coby it's not a 2.4 if you see the rear it has the rear valance piece so it's been crashed.

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If you have a 2.2 cobalt it's kinda pointless to upgrade to the ss sc since you can easily just sc your 2.2.

Also coby it's not a 2.4 if you see the rear it has the rear valance piece so it's been crashed.
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Also coby it's not a 2.4 if you see the rear it has the rear valance piece so it's been crashed.
Double check your info! it's a 2006

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Nvr herd of this problem. How much is he asking for it. A couple things immediately jump out bad about this car for me. It had to of been in a front accident cuz thats the wrong front bumper aka doesn't have the lip and high miles plus the issue u mentioned. I wouldn't pay over 4g for it.
You kinda scared me. Ran the VIN, Doesn't look like its ever been crashed. I think I could get it for $6k. I'll link a copy of the vehicle history report.

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Nvr herd of this problem. How much is he asking for it. A couple things immediately jump out bad about this car for me. It had to of been in a front accident cuz thats the wrong front bumper aka doesn't have the lip and high miles plus the issue u mentioned. I wouldn't pay over 4g for it.
It is a 2.0.... I googled an image and the bumper looks correct...

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Plus 130K miles is only slightly above average for a 10 year old car.
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That neon green Caravan tho.

It's got an aftermarket exhaust, which probably means it's been beaten. Sticker is 6k, so you can definitely do better.

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That neon green Caravan tho.

It's got an aftermarket exhaust, which probably means it's been beaten. Sticker is 6k, so you can definitely do better.
no hes asking 6900, which is the kbb

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That neon green Caravan tho.

It's got an aftermarket exhaust, which probably means it's been beaten. Sticker is 6k, so you can definitely do better.
the sticker says $999 down. and how in hell will you find a 10 year old Cobalt SS that hasnt been beaten... lets be honest
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