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*Advice: Will purchase a '98 GTV 3.0*

Wow this car is sweet, the FAT powerband is neck-snapping. I guess you all know the raves, but what about the rants. I will be taking this car to some shops to have it checked out, and have read in here some info on what to check, just that it's most on the 2.0TS. This car has about 85,000km. What should I check for? What should I replace, what are the weakspots, it's a manual transmission. I KNOW these cars suffer in the bushings areas, (friends'Spider), but just wanna make sure I thoroughly check it out so I get no surprises later.


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Re: *Advice: Will purchase a '98 GTV 3.0*

Hi Paul, welcome to AO, someone with more experiance on GTV's will be along soon I'm sure, but one thing I do know is that the V6 doesn't have the same problem with Bushes as the TS. The design was beefed up for the V6, so you should be able to rule that one out.
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Re: *Advice: Will purchase a '98 GTV 3.0*

Hi Paul,

I have a Tspark GTV and its great, but the V6 is even better. As Mitch says the suspension on the V6 is superior. With your car I think you should check that the cambelts have been done fairly recently... anyway, your best bet is to have a look at the specialist GTV V6 forum at GTV V6 dot com.

Click here for a webcached version of their buying guide

Feel free to post your questions up there - they are a friendly bunch, but not half as 'civilised' as AO!

Good luck!
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