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No 9c1's for me, but my close friend has a 95 that used to be a Rockford, IL fire department car.
 

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Hey. My piece was purchased new and utilized as an undercover detective's car with the Beverly Hills Police Department. Current mileage is 26,750. The story goes that they purchased a grouping of GM black and white cars and ended up with a handful of “spares” that sat for six months or so. Instead of ordering additional cars for undercover work, they took these spares and sent them to a body shop to be sprayed, all different, nondescript colors. They were used for roughly ten years and then auctioned off. Of all of theses cars used, the highest mileage one at the time of the auction was roughly 33k. 90210 for you.

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My 1994 9C1 retired from the Marlborough Township Police Dept. in PA. The 1993 RMW behind it is my daily driver, and my 1994 Impala SS spends the majority of it's life in my garage.
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You think finding the parts was hard it took me 3 years to finally get written permission from the Michigan State Police to restore the car. When parts were located they were anything but cheap for sure!

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This is correct. A buddy of mine restored a 1972 Fury as well, an original MSP car. And went through the same thing. It's cool that MSP will work with you, if you know who/what/how to ask for permission. He is a cop, so that helps. But it sure does take time and money. It's also cool that MSP used those stop signs on the hood for decades (although there were slightly different style and materials differences over the years, brass versus plastic, etc).

 
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Yikes, where do I begin. I've owned several. But here is the most recent (active and scrapped 9C1s)...

1994 Caprice 9C1:
Came from Shelby County, TN, according to the ghosted lettering on the sides that can only be seen with correct lighting.
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This picture was taken days after I rescued it out of a field where it sat abandoned for years. I've done some work on it since then, it looks better today. But I still consider it the "beater with a heater", mainly for winter use. It had zero rust when I pulled it out of the field, so that confirms it was a southern car.

Oddly the title is from Georgia and has no traces back to TN. Unfortunately I think the title got washed in GA. Chances are this car was left abandoned (more than once) in its life. For a long time. It still had the original GY Eagle GT+4 tires. Which I still have, but would never use due to age. The car didn't run, bad cylinder #6, blown transmission, fuel tank leak, wiring issues, cracked diff carrier, lots of other problems. It needed a complete drivetrain swap, interior was full of mold and mice. It was a basket case. Got it cheap, gutted it, rewired with harnesses and parts from the other '94 below. Put it back on the road. Drive it quite often in the winter. I keep the undercarriage coated with Cosmoline. Still zero rust. Even though every body panel is dented. LOL.


1995 Caprice 9C1:
I have not been able to track down the specifics of this car. Vehicle history report says "governement" or something generic like that, and nothing else (when I bought it 20+ years ago). I could not find any other history, no clues in the glove compartment or in other hidden places. Just a generic white police car. Did have scars of a light bar. It was clean, and only 35K miles. But it still needed some mechanical work due to what I suspected to be high-idle hours. I did lots of go-fast mods to it over the years. It has nearly 200K today and shows no signs of stopping.

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Scrapped 1994 Caprice 9C1 car:
Came from North Huntington PA. Patrol unit. White top half, royal blue bottom half. I bought it cheap and rusty, and drove it until it wasn't safe anymore. Still ran perfect. This car donated everything to the '94, above before being scrapped.

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I also own another 1995 Caprice 9C1 parts car (possibly for sale):
Came from North Huntington PA, K9 unit.
Cleaned and restored back to a normal back seat after I bought it. Let an ex-gf drive it for a while.
Still wears the white top half, royal blue bottom half.
I think it has nearly 300K miles on it. Ran when parked (garage). I recently ran it on throttle body cleaner (started it up and move it a foot forward) to yank the trunk lid. Otherwise haven't touched it in 15+ years. LOL.
(no pics, looks identical to the scrapped white/blue '94 above, minus the rust)
 
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Here's our 2 ("unmarked") former California Highway Patrol (CHP) 9C1-LT1 cars ...

9C1 #1 = Blue (metallic) - 1994 ... factory specs were ... 9C1, LT1, 3.08 "open", 235-70-15V, silicone hoses, "medium adriatic blue metallic", blue cloth, blue dash, blue carpet, ctr arm rest, cruise control, pwr drivers seat, & currently has 135k miles. This car still has its original factory paint & interior. It was a former CHP "executive use", ("unmarked") car which was used by a CHP exec., who worked at the LA central office ( photo, below, taken Sept, '21 ).

9C1 #2 = Green (metallic) - 1995 ... factory specs were ... 9C1, LT1, 3.08 "open", 235-70-15V, silicone hoses, B&W, tan cloth, tan dash, tan carpets, power drivers seat, no cruise, no ctr seat cushion, & currently has 196k miles. This car was originally delivered to the CHP as a "speed enforcement" Black & White car (with ctr caps, and no trim rings) ... but was then "converted" by the CHP, to an "executive use" ( "unmarked" ) car = CHP had the car painted the (non stock) "emerald green" color, in 1995 or 1996 or 1997 & they also added the "16 hole" style (full) wheel covers. This car has also been re-painted the same color ("emerald green") in 2012. ( Photo taken June, 2021 ).
 

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My 1995 was an LAPD car. Pretty sure it was an admin car. It has a 60/40 front seat, a single red light above the front windshield mirror and blue and amber rear deck lights. it has 40k miles on it now.

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My 2014 was Carlsbad California Police. I haven't had this one very long. Still working on it.

I have an 89 that I can't find a decent picture of. It's not ready for the internet yet. Admin car from the LA area too. No signs of it ever being in service.
 

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My 1995 was an LAPD car. Pretty sure it was an admin car. It has a 60/40 front seat, a single red light above the front windshield mirror and blue and amber rear deck lights. it has 40k miles on it now.

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My 2014 was Carlsbad California Police. I haven't had this one very long. Still working on it.

I have an 89 that I can't find a decent picture of. It's not ready for the internet yet. Admin car from the LA area too. No signs of it ever being in service.
That 95 LAPD 9c1 is a beaut. How was it spec'd? Manual windows and vinyl front 60/40 seat or the more typical cloth and power windows?
 

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That 95 LAPD 9c1 is a beaut. How was it spec'd? Manual windows and vinyl front 60/40 seat or the more typical cloth and power windows?
Thanks!

The 95 has cloth front seats and vinyl rears, black and white from the factory. It has power windows, rubber floor and was a slick top. Pretty standard car, I think. The only downside is the 4.3L engine. I hear that all the LAPD cars were ordered with the smaller engine because it got 1 MPG better fuel economy. Makes sense if you drive like a billion miles a year as a fleet.
 
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