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Old 04-20-2018, 01:30 PM   #1  
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Thumbs up found good lookin deal

https://buffalo.craigslist.org/cto/d...566066656.html

2007 ss 96k miles for a grand. it needs some work done. anyways the guy says it needs a body control module n it has to b programmed for the car to start. where is the body control module located? im thinkin i could grab one off a junked cobalt for like 10 bux haha also does it look legit to u guys? im gonna look at it tomorrow
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Short answer is you can't use a used BCM, so you would need to get a new one and have that mated to your car and keys, etc. by the dealer.
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but would a bad bcm keep the car from starting? thats really wat i wanna know haha im cool with spendin 600 for dealer to replace it i justwanna no if thats the reason his cars not running. also u think its a good deal? lol
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Short answer is you can't use a used BCM, so you would need to get a new one and have that mated to your car and keys, etc. by the dealer.
You can use a used one but the mileage will be wrong, still have to have a dealer program so everything will work. Problem is they used so many different ones each year that getting a correct part# one that also works is hard. Have had a so many used ones come through that have problems b/c junk cars are left in the open. The bcm and the connectors aren't sealed. Usually a bcm wont keep a car from starting but it can.

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Usually a bcm wont keep a car from starting but it can.
Nor would I buy a car advertised that it just needs XYZ to start unless your a tech and can diagnose it before buying
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Old 04-21-2018, 10:18 PM   #6  
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i bought the car. lol i got it running already this guy had no ida what he was talking about. their was a connector on the fuse box that had unseated. idk if he did it er what but the car has the code p2138 and is in reduced power mode from it. any suggestions as to wat i should check out? thats the only code on the car
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i got it fixed up n running now lol a rodent er something chewed through like 10 wires near the transmission so i fixed em all n now it runs right its throwin 2 codes now both for voltage of barometric pressure sensor and one for purge valve circuit. which aint a big deal. anyways 1100 dollars and i have a running supercharged ss haha
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Badass I check cl almost daily. There was one around here that they wanted 1600 said some bs about it needing something simple but was obvious timing failure bent valves etc...

It was sitting out and someone broke all the windows while it was on cl
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Damn, post up some pictures.
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Old 04-24-2018, 11:55 PM   #10  
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paint is pretty keyed after the last owners **** paint job. car was silver originally,it turned out awful so im gonna take some laqour thinner to it and completely do it over.. im thinking sport red tintcoat cuz its my favorite ss color but i gotta figure out these last 2 codes i got its had 11 codes total so im close.. last 2 r p0103 maf high voltage and p0171 im not sure if they're related to eachother or not but thats all thats left to deal with haha


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Those are the CL posting pics, correct?
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yessir heres the pics of i took of it after gettin it back home




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Old 04-25-2018, 09:58 PM   #13  
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i now actually have the wiring sorted out.. i just twisted and taped wires before n today i butt connected em n 90 miles later my scanner hasn't picked up any codes i got pulled over for the exhaust about 30 mins ago but luckily it was my cousin haha it has a cat delete but has a muffler n the thing is LOUD my ss/tc has a cat no muffler n its half as loud haha
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Great find for you man!
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Awesome man other than that rear bumper car looks good and you got it for a great price
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Post progress pics! Cant wait to see her finished! I agree with the Sport red color also.
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I couldnt find a cobalt coupe to get the bumper from at the junkyard but did find 2 pontiac g5s n decided to throw it on haha should b painting whome car in a week er two
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Tha will look just as good once it's all painted
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Nice pickup!
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That is going to look awesome when done. Good stuff buddy!
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well i started getting it ready for paint its pretty atrocious. the keying done to it was pretty deep i have to sand it to metal then some but it will pay off hopefully lol






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Not removing the trim for paint?

Seems like a ton of work to just skip the little stuff.
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im gonna take off the cowl, rocker panel covers, mirrors, and window seals, inner door skins, antenna, spoiler, both bumpers. theirs just so many key marks on the thing that it doesn't make sense to take any of it off yet haha unfortunately i didn't take any pictures of how bad it is but this one should give u an idea. this was the better side of the car the other one has at least 15 more key marks
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got it in primer

Sport red tintcoat will cost me 1200 dollars for just a gallon of base coat mid coat and clear coat so I'm going with switchblade silver instead the base coat n clear r 493 for a gallon n I'm hoping that's all I'll need haha
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Nice i need to get my car redone the paint that they put on it is peeling off :|
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