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Old 04-09-2006, 05:29 PM
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maserati 430 anyone

i was searching through autotrader and found a maserati 430 biturbo fuel injected 6 cylinder 4 door sedan

ad says 60k miles and price is 5k year is 1990

i know these cars are known for electrical issues and expensive repairs, but what else???

it seems to be really cheap for the milage and what comes with the car

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http://www.autotrader.com/fyc/vdp.js...en&cardist=296
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From the research ive done, the later biturbos have much better build and reliability, if im not mistaken the 430 has the 2.8V6 which is supposed to be a very robust engine. They require alfa like maintenance but parts are obviously more expensive and more sparse, just get a biturbo pro to chek it out.
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ok i have done some research online, and found only 2 good reviews about the 430, then i did some more research and found lots of problems on biturbos, but there repeatedly talk about the earlier models before 87, this car is a 90, dose anyone know a forum or any info on these cars??

the fuse box, front bearings, and a oil and water mix have been resolved in the later models, biturbos after 87. any info on an 1989 to 1990 model will be helpful thanks
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I have an 87 Biturbo Spyder since new. No complaints at all. Do a search on this forum and you'll find some pics. You can also try the Ferrarichat.com forum as they have a Maserati section where you will find some info on the Biturbo's. Good Luck!

http://www.ferrarichat.com/forum/showthread.php?t=97359
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