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Old 10-30-2004, 08:27 PM   #1
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Default Checked out an 05 GXP today

Pretty nice. Going back later in the week to drive it. The dealership is fine with me giving it a run in a 'spirited' fashion. Should be fun. While I was there, I asked him if he'd (salesman) even seen a pic of the 05 SLE yet. He hadn't. So I showed him page 15 of the fall issue of Pontiac Performance pre-print. The guy freaked. He'* still trying to figure out who the hell I am and how I got my hands on that.

LMFAO!

Sorry for the low-res, but it'* only a 1 megapixel camera phone

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Old 10-30-2004, 08:32 PM   #2
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LOL. The salesmen probably was thinking you were some ranking GM official.
Are there any changes from the 04 to the 05?
Can't wait to hear your report. No doubt it won't match up power wise to your L67, but you will probably be impressed with the ride.
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I didn't see anything glaringly obvious for changes. He was encouraging me to drive it right then, but it was really wet out, and I had the kids. I'll go back on Wednesday. It'* supposed to be sunny that day.

I doubt he thought I was GM. Geez, we're in the middle of Oregon here, not MI. And I was in a dirty 93! They've seen me before, and my car is no stranger to them, but he probably is 'curioser than curious' now. That'* fine. I'll get good treatment forever there now
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I've seen an 05 at a dealer... why is it so secretive? Heck it'* Halloween for pete'* sake, new models should be roasting the strip by now!

Cool cars...
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I doubt he thought I was GM. Geez, we're in the middle of Oregon here, not MI. And I was in a dirty 93! They've seen me before, and my car is no stranger to them, but he probably is 'curioser than curious' now. That'* fine. I'll get good treatment forever there now
But, with all the mods he might have been thinking it was an old GM performance project car that fell into your hands.
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I've seen an 05 at a dealer... why is it so secretive? Heck it'* Halloween for pete'* sake, new models should be roasting the strip by now!

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Nobody here has seen an 05 SLE yet. And page 15 of the article sent to us was a sneak peek......at the article, more than the car. There are very few out there so far. Anyone seen an 05 SE yet? I asked the salesman if there was even going to be one, and he said he'd find out, but that I could probably find out faster.

I told him I'd call him monday and tell him.
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So what was the SLE i saw at the dealer with the GXP Body?? It'* in that vid i made....

Pic says 2005, Phish confirms this as well... i'll go take more.
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Should be the exact same as the article on page 15 that Pontiac sent us.
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Thinking about an 05 are you Bill?
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Thinking about an 05 are you Bill?
He better not.....unless he keeps greenzilla!!! We gotsta keep as many SER1 L67 guys as we can!!!!!
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