1979 Chevrolet Malibu User Reviews

1979 Chevrolet Malibu Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 7 reviews

  • Performance:4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5
  • Appearance:4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5
  • Build Quality:3.4 out of 5 stars3.4 out of 5 stars3.4 out of 5 stars3.4 out of 5 stars3.4 out of 5 stars 3.4 / 5
  • Overall: 4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars 4.7 / 5

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Displaying all 7 1979 Chevrolet Malibu reviews.

Steve writes:
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5

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Too many.

Cons

Not enough HP.

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I Miss This Car — For those of you who remember high school I used to cruise in the 'bu. Loved the car. It had a personality of it's own. Crazy thing is after being in my family for 19 years I can't seem to find any pictures of it. If anyone out there has a pic of my camel brown pimp mobile, please pass it on.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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jsmoky writes:
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I purcased this car about three years ago.Found it a driveway in LaGRange.It was sold by a grandson of the owner,she kept hitting the side of the house in the driveway so they convinced her it was time to sell.Ialways had an idea what i wanted to do as far as remodeling an this is the finished work .

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That I have to sell it.

jsmoky
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Thumbs Up Thats The Reaction I Get From People On The Street. — not much too add this car took three years to complete,didnt much like the interior until last year started to change it from a bench seat ,to a floor shift , a counsel ,buckets seats out of a monte carlo and went from gray to black interior, came out better than Iimagined since I did the work myself.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Jesse writes:
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600 horse carburated V-8 big block

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posi-traction

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Sexiest Car Of Life — Amazing custom car. enough said. the car is beautiful and goregous. never winter driven. tubed at the back for a width 21.5" each. fastest time on quater mile 10.1 seconds. seat's 5 because of coustom back seats- 2 at front and 2 at back

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Jonathan writes:
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love classics

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N/A

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People Give Postive Comments About It — Love it allot... thought the color is not my favorite. Performance is not the best though it's not the worst. Cost of ownership is not a whole lot. This car is a blast to drive. It might have a small block v8 305 but it is got get up and go!!!!

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Alexander writes:
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It's a muscle car, is there anything more you need?

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None, I love it!

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Awesome! — It's got a tuned 350 engine wich delivers about 350hp. TH350 automatic transmission. 9" Ford in the back. Has done 13.69 @ 100mph on the drag strip. Is in fairly good body condition and I'm working on removing all the rust.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Nick writes:
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3

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Classic Chevy.  small-block v8

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some people just don't understand this style

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79 Malibu !!!!!!! — This would have been a nice old chevy if I dumped about 5 grand into it. It's better to just cruise in these the way thet are.

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Scott writes:
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Scary fast

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Bad frame and couldn't jump well

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The Beast 425 Hp, 3000 Stall — Fastest car i ever owned handled bad but who cares when its that fast. Sleeper looked bad but would beat C5 corvettes

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