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1981 Chevrolet Caprice Classic Base 2D Coupe

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I'm looking at a 1981 Chevy Caprice Classic that has been sitting for about 5 years. It does start up. Needs a lot of body work but not sure about under the hood. If I pay $300 how...
Asked by Adam L April 1, 2014, 4:55 am 1 reply
why does my 96 caprice classic sometimes cut off when I put it n reverse
My 96 caprice runs great with only 76,000 miles smooth and quite but when I go to put it in reverse it acts like it want to cut off or sometimes it do. So what should I do first?
Asked by Darnell J April 2, 2014, 6:29 pm 0 reply
what can make my car act like is not get gas but it is
like i will be driven and sound like it find to cut off but it stay on and is not pick up speed
Asked by Eric D March 4, 2014, 2:02 pm 0 reply
brown sludge in coolant tank;
I have a 85 caprice classic and have notice brown sludge in coolant car would smoke bad out exhaust after start-up prior to tune up and carburetor adjustment; car does not smoke an...
Asked by Stephen J March 2, 2014, 12:43 pm 0 reply
my windshield wiper is broken on the driver side what could this be?
The passenger works fine the driver side won't work
Asked by Andrew N February 24, 2014, 1:10 pm 1 reply
What is causing my car to cut off when in gear?
Hello I have a85 caprice classic car starts fine but idles low and cuts off shortly after driving or when put into reverse or drive. Car drives fine when foot is on gas.
Asked by S J February 7, 2014, 10:36 am 1 reply
what could stop a car from starting
i have a 1982 caprice classic with a 305 motor.. i did a tune up on it and it was running good for about a day then that night it turned off while i was driving it and didn't wanna...
Asked by Kenneth C June 26, 2013, 6:56 pm 1 reply
I want to know if its possible to put a carbureted 350 into a 94 caprice and eliminate computer bull
I want to know if its possible to put a carbureted 350 into a 94 caprice and eliminate computer bull crap I don't want to do lt1 cause its computerized.... Is this possible without...
Asked by Ryan B April 11, 2013, 1:20 am 1 reply
what could it be
when i put the car in reverse and start to back up it starts to skip and then the check engine light comes on then starts to smoke but once i put it in drive it stops and the check...
Asked by Roy M August 1, 2012, 12:39 pm 1 reply
why won't my Chevy crank
It turns but won't crank.I put on a new fuel pump and a new battery can some one help me out....would it be my timing
Asked by Ronnie P July 11, 2012, 11:14 am 1 reply
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