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Old 03-19-2005, 09:57 AM   #1
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i kno most ppl are unaware of the power and luxury of the bonneville, and consider it an old man car, and today i found out why, i was on the highway, traffic moves about 75-80 there, and there was an OLD guy with huge glases in a bonneville se or sle, cudnt tell cuz i passe dhim too fast, lol he was going about 45 with a line of about 15 cars behind him
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yes the SE is the base and targeted at the older byers, and the SLE, and the dropped SSE, and the SSEi were aimed at younger business men, who needed a family car but also good looks and some speed
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Well..........I guess you can call me "An Old Man" then!!

So that would make me...March 2005 "Car Of The old Man"
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Well..........I guess you can call me "An Old Man" then!!

So that would make me...March 2005 "Car Of The old Man"
you could call me the VERY first " old man car of the month" then

BTW, i think its DAMN easy to distinguish between SE and SLE.... they are completely different body styles. Now the SSEi and SLE is a different story. Do you even know what you are talking about?
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Now the SSEi and SLE is a different story. Do you even know what you are talking about?
depends on the era...
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if you are talking about those 92-96 cars...those arent officially SLE.. its just an SLE package with leather.. its still an SE model.
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I agree that there are a lot of older older folks driving them and I think that helps others think they are slow cars until someone like one of us comes up and blows their doors off with just normal driving. They are great sleepers. I love when people underestimate me.
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i kno most ppl are unaware of the power and luxury of the bonneville, and consider it an old man car, and today i found out why, i was on the highway, traffic moves about 75-80 there, and there was an OLD guy with huge glases in a bonneville se or sle, cudnt tell cuz i passe dhim too fast, lol he was going about 45 with a line of about 15 cars behind him
ive never seen somebody in a bonneville going that slow, but ive went really slow just to get somebody mad that was behind me....

ok ur telling us that u went by fast enough to that there was an old guy with huge glasses driving, but u were going to fast to tell wether it was a se or sle?
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if you are talking about those 92-96 cars...those arent officially SLE.. its just an SLE package with leather.. its still an SE model.
you are kidding me right??? How could it be a SE if its a SLE?? Yes the body is the same, but there are many features that are included in the SLE package, at a cheaper price than a SE with the same options, and the SE wasnt available with the ECC, and If you have the H4U you have a SLE. And its the 93-97 cars that look like the SE

and if you theory is correct then the there is no SSEI, its just an SSE with */C for the 92-99 and a SLE with a */C for the 2000+
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i dont rly know the difference between the sle or se from a glance besides the lettering, on the body
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