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post #1 of 13 Old 05-07-2014, 09:15 AM Thread Starter
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Iím coming to the US to buy a í10-í12 Camaro V6 at the end of this month and I would like some advice on specific things to look for when buying a Camaro. Are there any know problems with these cars? I couldnít find anything about recalls for the V6 model but I read somewhere about a problem with the steering that occurs after driving 60k miles.
Also, does anyone know affordable 20 inch rims for sale (new or used) in Florida? About $500 for a set of four (tires not included)?
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I have never heard of any steering problems after 60K miles. As far as rims, you can probably find someone selling stock 20 inch rims for around $500. You'll have to check Craigslist and Ebay.

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Camaro's are one of the most reliable cars on the road.

Look for GM CERTIFIED USED ones.

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Dear all,
Iím coming to the US to buy a í10-í12 Camaro V6 at the end of this month and I would like some advice on specific things to look for when buying a Camaro. Are there any know problems with these cars? I couldnít find anything about recalls for the V6 model but I read somewhere about a problem with the steering that occurs after driving 60k miles.
Also, does anyone know affordable 20 inch rims for sale (new or used) in Florida? About $500 for a set of four (tires not included)?
Thanks,
Bas
Ive never read or heard about a steering issue with the Camaro's and as far as reliability goes, if you keep up the maintenance as required on a Camaro as with any vehicle it will last well over 200,000 miles....

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This site will give you some information: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/owners/SearchSafetyIssues

I had another one but can't find it ... but anyway

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Nada.. on any huge issues, I think you chose a wise one



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I would shoot for a manual 2012. You'll walk away with a posi rear end, and the LFX isn't as known for the oil issues as the LLT.


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I've seen several sets of 20" wheels locally MD/PA on craigslist. Have you already found the car you want?
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might as well buy new too. you only save a couple thousand buying used

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might as well buy new too. you only save a couple thousand buying used
local dealer 2010 SS $31000 9000 miles new SS $38000

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