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ok my friend is selling a 94 lexus sc 300...how much are those worth? because he doesn't know how much he wants yet. so tell me a good price.its in great condition but is an automatic...BUT it still has a 2jz... thanks for the help
 

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$3,000-$5,000. Doesn't matter if it's an auto - the entire driveline needs to come out anyways. They're heavy and slow, though, even with the almighty GTE.
 

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my least favorite JZ platform ... but like moody said, i would guess $4000 +500 if its in great condition
 

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Moody said:
$3,000-$5,000. Doesn't matter if it's an auto - the entire driveline needs to come out anyways. They're heavy and slow, though, even with the almighty GTE.
X2 then :thumbup: how much is he askin for it??
 

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yeah it has the same motor as the IS with the GE version. unless you are willing to spend about 2,5x the amount you paid for the car to replace the drivetrain and build and boost the motor Id pass on it.
 

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Good2GetBlown said:
they make like 160-170whp, and weigh in at like 3800 lbs... Tyler's base model civic was dead even with mine.
Maybe with driver. The SC300 ranges from just under to just over 3500lbs, depending on year and trim. The SC400 was 75-100lbs heavier.

I agree with the spirit of what you're saying, though. They aren't break neck fast stock. It wouldn't be any faster than the 240SX.

I still like them, though. I think it's one of the best designs from a Japanese car company. I guess it's an American design, since it came form Calty.
 

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random-hero said:
I really just want an extra car to build on that is a good platform to start on. I don't want something ungodly expensive you know
Expensive and 2JZ go hand in hand. You cannot have a "cheap" 2JZ build unless it is either:

A. Slow

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B. Not reliable

Your looking at around 6 grand for a decent turbo setup then how ever much to build the tranny. Hell, if I were you I would get it just to daily drive unless you plan on throwing down some cash.
 
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