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Old 01-17-2007, 07:26 PM   #1
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Hey
I just got a car from my parents. Its my dads old 1998 bonneville and i was wondering what kind of things i can do to make it look like a street racing car
soo far i have bought 2 racing bucket seats but havent put them in
please tell me anything you know about this
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Old 01-17-2007, 07:29 PM   #2
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paint it a garish yellow or purple
add a 5 foot wing on the back
cut the springs to about half the size they are now
paint one or more of the body panels primer grey

i think that should cover it, if you want to look like a street racer.



*please note that none of these mods are recommended by anyone in this club, and in some instances, can and will cause harm to your car.

** also please note that none of these mods are performance related [well, some of them will decrease performance], but you asked for "street racer" looks, not performance. most street racer looks have absolutely nothing to do with performance.
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trade it for a base model civic. then perform the afformentioned modifcations.

I'd cut the springs and get some SSE/SSEi body cladding for it, 20" racing wheels, at least a double layer wing..go for something carbon fiber if you can.

clear corners
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Your really not going to get anywhere close to a 'street racing car' with a bonneville.
And racing buckets won't match anything in the interior.
You could lower it to have a more aggressive stance, get clear corners, tint the tails etc though.
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From what you can see we are all pretty much rice free here. We would all rather keep rice as something you eat, not have to look at.
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Please don't turn your car into wheat.

Can you tell us what model you have? SE? SLE? SSEi? whatizit?

How about we help you turn that thing into more of a rice killer than it already is, and you go SLEEPER mode?
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what kind of things i can do to make it look like a street racing car

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Oh brother
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Sell Bonneville to member cheap.
Buy stupid looking Honda Civic.
Screw up said Civic with wings, spoilers, neon, garish gauges, A pillar gauges, woofers bigger than the sun, black out lights, whited out lights, candles for lights, whatever floats your boat, but don't do it to a Bonneville. Not only is it a cardinal sin but it won't look right.
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NO FLAMING PLEASE!!!
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