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1987 Dodge ShadowReview
Joel writes:
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Dont Waste Your Time, Then Again I Dont Think There Are Any Left. — Hated the mess out of this car. It decided to break down every month, required an engine rebuild at 50k mi., and yet another rebuild at 100k. I was truly grateful to be able to sell this to another individual.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: it was red

Cons: everything.  

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1987 Dodge ShadowReview
Cravey writes:

A Muscle Car On A Budget — I traded a Honda Civic to buy this car. What an impression! The 2.2L turbo four would burn rubber in 1st and 2nd, chirp the Gatorback tires in 3rd, navigate the tightest turns as if on rails and deliver 24 mpg around town (more if I could only keep my foot out of it)! The Shadow turbo was a muscle car on a budget and never failed to turn heads. After about 80,000 miles it developed engine troubles that couldn't be resolved and required parts that were in short supply, but the first 5 years were a KICK!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Acceleration, cornering, braking

Cons: Engine accessories, short turbo lifespan

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1994 Dodge Shadow Reviews

I Would Own 100 More Of Them If I Could. By Ayrelle

I absolutely love this car. Not sure there is anything that I hate about it. My 94 shadow has almost 400,000 miles on it and runs great. Does great in snow, nice year round vehicle. It's the second o... Read More

94 Dodge Shadow Hatchback By Michael

Quick little sombitch. Held enough camping gear for 5 people - including wood, for a weekend. Got her up to 108 mph once on the I-90 many years ago. Paint peeled away from the hood. Had to repla... Read More

1993 Dodge Shadow Reviews

Not A Bad Car For The Cost By Chris

Had this car for about 4 years now. Not a bad car for the cost and gets pretty good milage (25-30) Read More

So Far It's Been A Good Littler Car By Jonathan

Ive owned the Car since September of 2001. So far it just recieved it's fourth battery. The Alternator still checks fine. It also seems to tear up thermostadts for some reason. I removed the AC p... Read More

1992 Dodge Shadow Reviews

Quintessentially Lnny! By Lnny

Now if there ever was a defining moment in my life, it would be the period when I owned the 1992 Dodge Shadow convertible. First of all, it had all the requirements I wanted in a car. It was red. I... Read More

Hmmmm By Dezmond

it worked okay for me at the time but i would deffiantly buy another one, its a fun car to drive thats about all, it has no power and brakes down alot, but it does turn amazing so buy it if u want it Read More

1991 Dodge Shadow Reviews

For a convertible, there is a good amount of trunk space and reasonable leg room in the back seat. It is still nice and short, so it fits in the garage with the lawn tractor on my side. It has been ... Read More

Awsome By Fletcher

The only two things that I do not like about the car are the fact that its not that fast and That it is not a manual. Other than that I love my shadow. It is an awsome car, Eventhough it is not poupul... Read More

1990 Dodge Shadow Reviews

Good First Car. By Robert

Slow, Sluggish, Reliable, cheap to maintain. Every 2 years I have to replace O2 sensor. It was a great first car. Had it for 6 years and put 120,000 mi for a total 200,000 mi. It was still going ... Read More

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