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Value of 97 superchaged vert?

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    Question Value of 97 superchaged vert?

    I'm asking for a friend who wants to know the value or what to expect he can get for it. Thank you for all responses.
    This information was taken exactly from an email he sent me on it:

    I did back brakes last year, and it probably could use front brakes this year. I put in new spark plugs last year, so you don't have the hassle of changing them for at least 3 years. The car looks exactly stock, only the muffler is just a bit louder, and I mean just a bit louder. I have two other mufflers you can put on. One is the stock muffler, the other is a Hooker muffler, I liked this one the best, it was not as loud as the one on now.

    It passes all the pollution tests in Illinois.

    1997 Firebird Convertible V6

    Automatic Transmission
    Air Conditioning
    Power Windows, Locks, Mirrors, Antenna, Steering, Brakes 4wheel disc ABS
    Tilt Wheel
    Cruise Control
    Leather seating with adjustable lumbar support
    Leather steering wheel with radio controls
    AM/FM stereo with cassette, graphic equalizer and clock, 6 speaker sound system
    Power top glass window with electric rear window defogger
    Aftermarket alarm with remote keyless entry and motion interior sensor

    The only option not on the car is power seats

    Mileage 51,424

    Original sticker over $ 26,000
    Aftermarket items almost $ 8,000

    Every single item is in perfect condition or perfect working condition

    Black with black top, perfect condition, no chips even on nose
    Aftermarket fog lamps

    Tan/camel leather, tan/camel boot cover for top, everything perfect

    P235/55R16 Goodyear, only 3500 miles on new tires

    MSD Stacker ignition
    MSD connection spacers
    Accel coils
    8.8 mil wires and wire looms, no misfires

    Powerdyne Supercharger from RK Sport new
    6lb boost - have pulley for 10lb boost, never installed
    AutoMeter boost gage
    Low temp thermostat

    Precision Industries stall converter

    3” aluminum drive shaft

    Rear end Y87 package
    3.42 factory
    LSD “posi”

    4 wheel disc ABS

    3” in and out catalytic converter
    3” “S” pipe and “I” pipe
    3” in muffler, dual 2-1/2” out (Eldelbrock)

    1997 Helm Service Manual (3000 pages)
    1997 Hayes Service Manual
    Original window sticker - also the manifest paper for the St. Therese plant
    Original owners manual
    Original sales brochure and catalog for 1997

    Have all receipts for parts, except for supercharger, I can’t find it.

    I still have all the old parts taken off the car, you also can have. Oil was changed before 3000 miles always. I ordered the car new, and is stored each winter, except for the first year. Car is garaged at both work and home, and was never on the street, even the first year. It is washed every 2 weeks and has never been waxed, I use the Zaino Bros kit.

    Car was taken to the 1/4 mile once and ran 14.028, 14.054 and 14.044. This was before the 3” exhaust, catalytic converter, aluminum driveshaft and MSD Stacker ignition.

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    the short answer is, whatever he can get for it.

    it's a tough one because LT1s are pretty cheap, and someone looking for a fast f-body is probably going to go with an LT1 because it would likely be more reliable than a supercharged V6. but, because it's supercharged, he shouldn't have a problem commanding a slight premium over regular V6 prices. my advice would be to get the kelley blue book price, add $2,000 and see if he gets any bites. if he doesn't, then drop the price $1,000 and try again.

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    I swear it's just a v6!
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    1997 Firebird V6

    I'd tell him to post it on all V6 boards. will give you a baseline...... but it is modified... and the general public doesn't want a modified car..... especially a v6.

    He would need to find a v6 person to buy it

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    Thanks for the replies

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