Originally Posted by Archon
It would appear that most of the negative 2000+ comments come from those who do not own them. .
For some of us, those comments may be why we didn't consider them.
Are bonnies reliable? Overall a great yes, especially on expensive bits like the engine, tranny, etc.
92-99 have their issues yes. I think 96-99 had some things changed that didn't need to. They made headlight removal a PITA for no reason.
the 00+ have chassis issues. A lot of them have issues getting tires to balance for instance. The window regs, the steering, being limited in batteries. A lot of great ideas, but a few could've been designed better.
Hell I got my car over some L36'* i was looking at soley on the LIM problem. Although a 97 SE, with a tow hitch, a rebuilt tranny (from said tow hitch) and a very low coolant bottle, need to be avoided...
'06 Vee Dub GTI 2 door Tornado Red
- 2.0 Turbocharged, Intercooled, Direct Injected, 6 Speed DSG, Underbody Aero, 17" Classix
- Moonroof, Bi-Xenon headlamps, Interlagos Plaid Sport Seats, 6 Disc In-dash, iPod integration, GTI Monster Mats (winter)
'93 Bonneville SE Purple Pearl H4U package - picked up June 23, 2003, Traded-in June 28, 2007...