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Old 06-02-2003, 01:25 AM   #31
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Well honestly the people that are talking about 99+ aren't looking at this realistically. Refering to my earlier post, how much does the car cost? We have to get the CAR first. If you have say $25,000 to fix up a car are you going to buy a $20,000 car first?? No. First pick up a decent style. The 92-97 have I think the best chance of looking HOT with a kit. Sure you can make a great sleeper out of earlier years but look at a 92-99 and run a list of kits on it in your mind. I'm thinking it would look a lot nicer and probably be easier to make look nice. Remember part of this is to get attention and when they look at that body style with a nice kit plenty of people will say "WOW". So keep the BUDGET in mind and if we keep our expectations realistic. Of course there will be people disagreeing but thats half the fun.
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I have some experience in this area.

Build it to be won. Thatí* right build it based on contributions from the club and offer it for a worthy cause and that cause could raffle it off. Not only do you we get advertising but we get a return on our money so we can do not only the 87-91 but the 92-99 style and maybe afford a 2000 plus in the future.

Just think we can have it built and companies willing to donate product or offer special deals can have their product showcased. Every step has to be voted on based on a time limit for each vote.

As for weight lets go with carbon fiber that is paintable very very light and looks stock..
Otherwise this will be come a nightmare.

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I have some experience in this area.

Build it to be won. Thatí* right build it based on contributions from the club and offer it for a worthy cause and that cause could raffle it off. Not only do you we get advertising but we get a return on our money so we can do not only the 87-91 but the 92-99 style and maybe afford a 2000 plus in the future.

Just think we can have it built and companies willing to donate product or offer special deals can have their product showcased. Every step has to be voted on based on a time limit for each vote.

As for weight lets go with carbon fiber that is paintable very very light and looks stock..
Otherwise this will be come a nightmare.

Ty
I like this idea. I still like the concept that a 87-91 should be a hardcore sleeper or pure racecar and the new bodystyles should be more of a grand touring style car with bling bling stereo and view equipment.
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IMO? I think it'* more agreeable that we can fix up a '94-97 to be a lot better looking and way faster with the alloted money than trying to buy a 2000+ and put what..an intake on it before we're out of cash? Honestly I think the older bonnies are..*ahem*...uglay. I never did like 80'* styling in any car though, that was just a strange decade. I think the 92+ has nice styling and 96+ would have the best availabilty of parts and wouldn't break the bank just trying to buy one. I still stick with a 96ish bonne.
I also think it would be the best idea to use a 94-97. They have the most powerful 3800 and they are not real costly as compared with a 2001 bonnie. Plus that year of car best represents our forum. I believe most peole have a 92-97 bonnie (I know I said 94 up there but the styling is the same on all those years).

I would be willing to donate 20 dollahs just to see what we get, even if I never see it in real life let alone drive it (pictures are fine for me).
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Actually I have a really good idea. How bout we all pitch in to buy a Civic.

We could do some unique stuff to it like plate it with white rice or even felt. And then add a sweet spoiler, 20 inch wheels which are bout the burst the wheel wells, and carbon fiber ground effects, as well as paste Mercedes AMG and BMW M logos everywhere. And rather than exaust tips (the ones that are only 7 inches in diameter) the exaust could be a crome plated tuba.

Huh? The engine? Umm... we could just leave a note thats says we ran out of cash.
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i've kind of been kicking around the idea of taking a folgers can, building it into a muffler and giving it to my ricer buddy. Of course it would come with Foldgers stickers for his fenders
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