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Old 12-30-2003, 07:36 PM   #31
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Another upper intake....

But if you can actually get it done for $500, that ain't bad. I thought that repair cost a whole lot more.
mine cost $400
Rather than mislead people, perhaps you should explain that you only paid for parts. This is not an inexpensive repair.
Rather than assume, perhaps you should ask if I only paid for parts. If you had the answer would have been negative. The job was done by a local shop, the total bill came to $400.
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Well I've got the CHEAPEST SOLUTION to the Upper Intake Problem!
http://www.bonnevilleattitude.com/st...d6a5489980973a
Tell me if any of you can beat that!
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Another upper intake....

But if you can actually get it done for $500, that ain't bad. I thought that repair cost a whole lot more.
mine cost $400
Rather than mislead people, perhaps you should explain that you only paid for parts. This is not an inexpensive repair.
Rather than assume, perhaps you should ask if I only paid for parts. If you had the answer would have been negative. The job was done by a local shop, the total bill came to $400.
My goof. You told me about something you had done for free on YM. I assumed it was this job. That'* probably the cheapest I've heard of that being done, as it'* nearly the cost of the intake itself from GM.
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Default My Bonne is fixed!

Drove by the shop today and there was my bonne sitting out front running...just got it done. Going there now to pay the BILL!

Mechanic said the reason it was dead was due to a coolant leak in the intake...he also fixed my no start on the first try problem, said it was the fuel regulator.
Just glad it is running!

Thanks for all who had input!!!
This is a great forum and I recommend anyone that has a bonne to check it out!
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Glad to hear your back up and running, what was the final tally?
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Default And the final tally is.....................

The final chomp out of year gross is $459.60 ...

At least it'* all good now...for about another 5 years or so anyway.

I really think that this is something that GM ought to repair free of charge whether under warranty or not...after all it is there crappy design that causes it all.

Anyone?
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You should be good for life actually. There are newer ones with thicker walls now, and that'* what should be used for repairs. If you have any markings on top let us know what they are and we can confirm them for ya.
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I really think that this is something that GM ought to repair free of charge whether under warranty or not...after all it is there crappy design that causes it all.

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Glad to hear that it'* back on the road.
GM won't admit that it'* their problem. Whatever happened to customer service? If they would at least offer something in way of compensation for loss of money and time I could be happy. I wonder how many customers they lost due to this problem?
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Default Here'* one for ya..

My mechanic said that he has done about 10 of these in the last 6 month, and probably 50 in the last year, the funny thing about that is this is in a town of about 40,000 that also has a large GM dealership in it...how many do you think they have done on top of that

I think it is a joke...maybe we ought to round up everyone we can and start a rally to make GM compensate all of us for a portion of it.

My dad has a 99 Grand Prix with the same motor, the mechanic told him that eventually he will have the same problem???
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