Can someone please give me some feedback?

Discussion in '1977 Z28' started by mikeholtz28, Nov 14, 2015.

  1. CorkyE

    CorkyE Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    Looks like you got a fair deal on this car. Have you probed around underneath on rockers, frame rails, etc for rust?

    Welcome to NastyZ :)
     
  2. Twisted_Metal

    Twisted_Metal Administrator Staff Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    Looks like it's had at least one repaint already.
    And someone did a pretty good job of panel alignment!

    Take a magnet to it to see if there are trouble areas (filler instead of steel)before you get into paint.

    I think you did fine on the price if it's as solid as it looks.
     
  3. seventy7camaro

    seventy7camaro Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    Just adding to what he said... all of the dash bezels were the same. The only difference is if you had a manual shift, then the area for the PRNDL would have a piece of black tape applied to the guage panel.

    Looks like a nice car. Price sounds reasonable. Good luck with it!
     
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    FatnLow Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    Welcome. It looks like a pretty nice 77. Why do you want to repaint it? It looks good in the pictures. I'm unsure of production numbers on 77 Z/28's so I cant really say how much value will drop on value from driving it. But I'd drive it and enjoy it.
     
  5. badazz81z28

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    Well, first welcome. I would check to see if it's a true Z28. Being a Norwood car, does it say "Z28" on the trim tag? Does it have a front and rear sway bar?

    The car has been painted before since the decals are missing. Being that the Z28 was a model car in 77, I don't see a stripe delete option.

    The sad fact is the 74-77 cars are the least desireable years, but the first year of the return of the Z28. I wouldnt say you got a deal or got taken, thsts about right for a clean car.

    As for the value, I don't see it as a low mileage survivor (with the facts we have and can see). I wouldn't worry about painting it or really doing anything to lower the value. Even a 10 point restored 77 z28 isn't worth too much, but still a cool car. The graphics on the 77-78Z28 is awesome


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  6. david.rosol

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    I think you got a steal if it's a true Z28. I'd drive the heck out of it and enjoy it. Isn't much fun to have if you don't. I wouldn't worry about the miles going over 100,000 miles. The odometer doesn't read that high anyway and only goes to 99,999.9 miles before it rolls back over to 0. I don't get all worked up when an odometer of an older car reads low miles - for all I know it's flipped over 3 times prior... so again drive the heck out of it and enjoy it. Very nice car!
     
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    A wise man one told me "cheap is not good, and good is not cheap"
    Wise words.
     

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