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1988 Chevrolet CorvetteReview
Guru9557HP writes:
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I was prepared to purchase it but unfortunately, I found that it has an automatic transmission which for me is unacceptable.

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1988 Chevrolet CorvetteReview
lawnhunt writes:
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junker y u u c k k k k no info provided crap request

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1988 Chevrolet CorvetteReview
Guru95Q34W writes:
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I am interested in all of the Corvette generation of cars. From the C1 all the way up to the C8.

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1988 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe RWDReview
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Classic C4 — Absolutely loved this car when I was young, flexible and without family responsibilites. It's not the cars fault, it's age catching up with me. This car still performs like it did when it was new. Step on the gas and you're going fast. It's always handled well and is definitely fun to drive with the top off. Ride is typical of a Corvette. It's pretty much original and has been garaged for most of it's life, however, it's been a little neglected for the past 3 years. Hasn't been driven much and has been regelated to being parked on the driveway. It's time for Buddy M. to find a new home unfortunately.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Car handles well and is easy to park. Good fit for a short person, I'm only 5'2" and have no problems seeing out of it.  Still looks good after all these years.

Cons: Gas mileage not that great. There's a lot of engine noise into passenger compartment. It's not that easy to get in and out of.  Ride is typical of a Corvette.

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1988 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe RWDReview
Andrew writes:
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Its A Great Car, Its Reliable, I've Only Had To Replace The Heads Once On It. Otherwise A Great Car. — performance- 1-60 mph in 4.2 seconds. Build Quality- One head change period since I got it. Appearance- White body color, white interior. Great condition. Leather seating. Cost of Ownership- 17 mpg. synthetic oil only, and premium gas only. Fun Factor- I would say this is probably the best car I've owned. I used it for racing the strips, and I also used it as an every day driving vehicle. Custom LS1. NOS. Hooker headers, magnaflow exhaust. Custom 88 Lingenfelter vette. Beautiful car.

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

Pros: Well, its sleek, its comfortable for one or either two people. I have it built for top performance and racing.

Cons: I hate that its an older model and that it doesn't look as great as the newer models, and that it won't ever have the performance capability as the newer Z06's or ZR1's.

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1988 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible RWDReview
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If You're A Car Guy, Or Gal, You Have To Own A Vette At Least Once In Your Life! — We picked this car up at a reasonable price as a father and son drivable project. This is how it looked when we got it. Runs well with a good tuneup, fluids, filters, tires, wheels, new white top, pumping stereo. Fun as hell to drive and draws a lot of attention at local shows. Even won a trophy already.

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

Pros: There's nothing like a ragtop Vette! The older the better!

Cons: Can't leave it parked unattended, not that we ever would!

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1988 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe RWDReview
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The Benchmark By Which All Other Cars Are Measured. — An absolutely stellar car. It looks great, performs spectacularly while still delivering a comfortable ride, gets great gas mileage(would you believe 31 mpg on the highway?!), is dead reliable, the body will never rust, and is entirely over-engineered. An American icon.

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

Pros: The cornering prowess.

Cons: You need more than two seats, and a laughably small cargo area.

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1988 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible RWDReview
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I Wouldnt Want Anything Else — its so good to be seated at the rear of the car when going sideways. its a head turner when cruising the coast on a hot summers day. i love it. with the shift kit its sweet when you puch it and it cherps every gear change.

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

Pros: its a corvette.. need i say more

Cons: the fuel it drinks.. forever filling her up

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1988 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible RWDReview
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My 1988 Convertible Corvette — My particular car is an 88 convertible with a 92-96 body kit. It has the 250 HP L98 engine which doesnt have as much power as the LT1, but has proven to be very reliable and trouble free even at 93,000 miles. I have driven this car from the middle of Germany to the South of France and back with no problems, so I rate the car very highly. It also attracts attention when its top is down which pleasantly surprised me.

Pros: looks

Cons: dated interior

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1988 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible RWDReview
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Best Out Of 3 Vettes I've Owned — I was 40 when I got my first vette - 79 T-top then an 84 coupe and finally the 88 convertible which also has the hard top for winter or bad weather. Though I like the wheel fenders better on the 79 - the 88 handles the best, seats are more confortable and still a joy to drive.

Owner for 12 years, 0 months

Miles Driven per Year:10,000

Pros: Great car

Cons: None I know of - mine has been great

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