Old School American: Chevrolet Caprice Classic with 5.7 Liter LT1 V8

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Originally published at: https://www.klipnik.com/used-car-find-of-the-day/old-school-american-chevrolet-caprice-classic-with-5-7-liter-lt1-v8/

For September 10, 2020, our used car find is this 1996 Chevrolet Caprice Classic sedan with the optional LT1 V8 engine and just 44k miles on the odometer. It’s listed on craigslist by a private seller in Stevens Point, Wisconsin, for $7000. Here’s what makes this one special. Introduced in 2001, the fourth generation Chevy…

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Hey, that’s right up north from me! Wouldn’t be a bad alternative to an Fbody. Comfortable, much easier to work on, and it doesn’t have the creak-tastic interior.

Curious as to what the sport package consists of I went poking around and found that it’s code is “B4U” which has bigger rear drums than a standard car (11" vs 9"), stiffer and taller front springs, stiffer standard height rear springs, same quick ratio steering box and sway bars as the Impala SS.

Basically a Q ship version of the Impala SS. Neat!

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