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1987 Chrysler Conquest 2.6 turbo

Model year1987
Year of manufacture1987
First year of ownership2004
Most recent year of ownership2004
Engine and transmission 2.6 turbo Manual
Performance marks 9 / 10
Reliability marks 9 / 10
Comfort marks 7 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 8 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
8.3 / 10
Distance when acquired119000 miles
Most recent distance120000 miles
Previous carChrysler Conquest

Summary:

My dream car since I was 13 and I'm now 18 finally got it

Faults:

Exhaust gasket keeps blowing, Rear window defrost doesn't work.

General Comments:

Really fast car hard for people to keep up. Took out a 04 SRT Neon. Running 14 pounds of boost. I Love this car.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 17th December, 2004

1987 Chrysler Conquest TSi 2.6 turbo

Year of manufacture1987
First year of ownership2004
Most recent year of ownership2004
Engine and transmission 2.6 turbo Manual
Performance marks 9 / 10
Reliability marks 7 / 10
Comfort marks 10 / 10
Dealer Service marks 4 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 3 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
6.6 / 10
Distance when acquired78000 miles
Most recent distance83536 miles
Previous carPontiac Fiero

Summary:

This is a rare sports car made from Chrysler and Mitsubishi that can turn heads, and is race-able

Faults:

Developing rust around the quarter panels of the car. Nothing major.

The Catalytic Converter went out at 80,000 miles. It cost $500 for that alone.

My grandfather put about $5,000 into it in the 10 years he has had the car.

Including new performance clutch, brakes, battery, jet valve, etc.

83,536 miles I put a hole in the block, and I have no idea how I did it, but I'm looking for an engine for it right now, which is gonna be really hard to find... if anyone has any info where I might be able to find a 2.6 engine please contact me at alnibrk06@yahoo.com.

General Comments:

Well my aunt bought this car brand new in 1987, and was a real led foot.

She loved the car, but was moving to Michigan for college, so she sold it to my grandfather in 1994 and he also really liked this really rare car. Ever since he got that car, I always loved it, we used to drive around in it when I was about 10 and I just loved watching the RPM and the turbo gauge kick in.

My grandpa also promised me when I was 10 years old... that when I turn about 16 or 17, he would give me that car. And I never forgot his promise, and neither did my grandpa. In may of this year, I finally got the conquest. It was just so nice. With leather, Turbo, and sports slats, this thing was fully loaded.

I still have it, I just need to find another engine for it. Any information please contact me.

And another thing to note, This Conquest is a very rare car, fast and furious! At first I didn't believe all these other reviews about the conquest smoking a mustang gt, or a Camaro. Well I've had the experience, I was driving, and I came up to a light, and next to me was a 97 Mustang GT, and I sat and looked at him trying to get him to drag, he rolled down his window and said "you have no chance with that 4 banger". Well that really made me want to race him more, so I pushed in the clutch, and started to rev my engine. He looked back at me again, and started revving his 8 cylinder mustang, light hit green, and before you know it, I was in 2nd gear, and he was still at the light with his tires spinning. The conquest can beat a mustang, end of story.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 2nd September, 2004

10th Oct 2004, 20:40

Well I don't know if you have heard about the Starquest club. We all own Starions and Conquests. You could check out the forums on the site. People are always selling on there, including engines. Hope this helps.

http://www.starquestclub.com/

Good luck with the car.

1987 Chrysler Conquest TSi 2.6 Intercooled turbo

Year of manufacture1987
First year of ownership2003
Most recent year of ownership2004
Engine and transmission 2.6 Intercooled turbo Manual
Performance marks 9 / 10
Reliability marks 8 / 10
Comfort marks 9 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 7 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
8.3 / 10
Distance when acquired143000 miles
Most recent distance146000 miles

Summary:

It's the greatest sports car you'll probably never see.

Faults:

When I got the car, I had to repair an exhaust leak caused by stripped out exhaust manifold bolts that needed to be repaired.

I also had to replace one of the fuel injectors that was cracked.

General Comments:

I'm very glad I haven't had any major problems with this car because it is very difficult and expensive to get parts for.

It's a very unique car; I get a lot of looks from other people and I'm always asked 'What kind of car is that?'.

I love this car and I don't think I could sell it anytime soon.

This car is a lot of fun to drive with the acceleration and handling, not to mention the sound of the turbo spooling up.

I plan on doing some modifications to make it even faster than stock. Then I'll most certainly be able to beat all kinds of Mustangs and Camaros, not to mention all those Civics.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 26th July, 2004

20th Feb 2013, 17:40

I need to know how to fix a stripped out bolt in the turbo manifold.

Average review marks: 7.9 / 10, based on 23 reviews