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Looking on an auction site, an 89 Capella C2 is being sold as a 4WD. I have never heard of one and can't find any references to one. I suspect he is confused with 4WS. Did they exist?
 

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Never heard of one either, nor has any spare parts catalog I've seen so it's a pretty safe guess he confused it with 4ws
 

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Just picked up an 89 4WD Capella Hatch, bidding on a 90 4WD station wagon to go with it and saw the "capella C2 4x4" as well. Asked about it and said 4WD, trying to clarify it.
 

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its too bad there are no pics from the underside, I was looking at the one of the interior.....mainly to see if the trans tunnel looks any bigger than a 2WD model.

I vaguely recall some pics from one of our european members showing that there is a slightly larger trans tunnel on the AWD models.....

Even if it isnt, current price $205 might be worth a punt.

Too bad you cant get some more pics
 

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I have a 91 mx6 turbo, waiting on the mfactory torsen diff, just picked up the 89AWD and bidding on an AWD wagon for parts. I think my wife will kill me, but I am tempted, it will probably go for $600-800.
 

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That VIN would have been assigned to the car when imported here, I don't know whether there is any way to reference it back to the manufacturer details.
 

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I can clearly see 4WS on the left side of the trunk (or boot).
 

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well spotted.
 

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I thought it looked like 4WS as well, I have the same on my Mx6, but it isn't clear enough to be sure. I asked him if he meant 4WS or 4WD (see questions and answers).He still hasn't checked it and let me know yet, but stuck a bid in anyway.
 

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Ah well, turns out to be 4WS after all. Nice condition and a twin cam, but I'll stick to the turbo MX6 I have.
 

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whaaat? I'd get it and turbo the FE3, its a 9.2:1 comp version too, should handle 250+whp with alot better powerband than the F2T
 

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I hope I am not to late to the party but I just brought a manual 1989 hatch back blue capella full time 4wd manual needs cvs but great car runs and drives good I’m going to be building it soon
 
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