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Old 10-31-2003, 04:01 PM   #1
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I found this web site, www.mycarstats.com and people can go to this site and share complaints about their car. while I'm sure most are valid, here are some of the "best" regarding the '95 bonneville

THE TRUNK LIGHT DOES NOT HAVE A PROTECTIVE COVER, ITEMS IN THE TRUNK AREA BURN FROM THE HEAT OF THE BULB

DESIGN OF AIR DAM TOO LOW, CAUSING IT TO RIP APART WHEN PARKING UP TO THE CONCRETE DIVIDERS

CONSUMER STATES WINDSHIELD IS DISTORTED AT BOTH ENDS, WHEN STOPPING AT A STOP SIGN, IT IS VERY DIFFICULT TO SEE IF CARS ARE COMING FROM THE RIGHT, THE VIEW IS DISTORTED, FOR AERODYNAMIC REASONS , THE WINDSHIELDS ARE CURVED

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FRONT VENT WINDOWS NOT DESIGNED TO BE OPENED, CAUSING POOR CIRCULATION OF AIR, CAUSING DRIVER TO GET SLEEPY
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Sleepy Bonnie drivers...

I have yet to hear those "complaints" on BC

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The air dam on mine isn't that low, and it should be the same as yours. I can easily fit over concrete curbs But I do know the late 90'* Sebrings bumper is too low. Every one I see is dented up and bent downward. Anyone else notice this?

Also, I don't have a cover on my trunk light as well, but how would thiings get burnt in the trunk unless an object is right up against the bulb? Plus it only lights up when the trunk is open, and how often is the trunk left open
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The air dam on mine isn't that low, and it should be the same as yours. I can easily fit over concrete curbs But I do know the late 90'* Sebrings bumper is too low. Every one I see is dented up and bent downward. Anyone else notice this?

Also, I don't have a cover on my trunk light as well, but how would thiings get burnt in the trunk unless an object is right up against the bulb? Plus it only lights up when the trunk is open, and how often is the trunk left open
Is the bulb even on when the trunk is closed?!?
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THE TRUNK LIGHT DOES NOT HAVE A PROTECTIVE COVER, ITEMS IN THE TRUNK AREA BURN FROM THE HEAT OF THE BULB
How much crap do they have in thier trunk to bury the trunk light???

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DESIGN OF AIR DAM TOO LOW, CAUSING IT TO RIP APART WHEN PARKING UP TO THE CONCRETE DIVIDERS
Most people stop shy of running up over the curb....

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CONSUMER STATES WINDSHIELD IS DISTORTED AT BOTH ENDS, WHEN STOPPING AT A STOP SIGN, IT IS VERY DIFFICULT TO SEE IF CARS ARE COMING FROM THE RIGHT, THE VIEW IS DISTORTED, FOR AERODYNAMIC REASONS , THE WINDSHIELDS ARE CURVED
It'* amazing how a curved piece of glass can cause distortion... too bad you can't look out the side of the car but rather have to try to look out thru the windshield as if it were a bubble window in a submarine. (ok, I was reaching for that one...)

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FRONT VENT WINDOWS NOT DESIGNED TO BE OPENED, CAUSING POOR CIRCULATION OF AIR, CAUSING DRIVER TO GET SLEEPY
Too bad there aren't 4 more large windows and a sunroof to use!
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Is the bulb even on when the trunk is closed?!?
No, that'* why I can't figure out why someone would complain about it. I was thinking what SSEi95 was...they would have to have their trunk PACKED full of sh** and have trunk open for a while to burn anything
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Is the bulb even on when the trunk is closed?!?
No, that'* why I can't figure out why someone would complain about it. I was thinking what SSEi95 was...they would have to have their trunk PACKED full of sh** and have trunk open for a while to burn anything
I think mine has a kill switch for the light.
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Thats too funny.... almost 6 years on my 95 bonnie, and I haven't had those issues... And if we had the vent windows, as if water getting in on a rainy day wasn't bad enough, we'd have a flood in the car... He he he... I still love my Bonneville... Funny for all the people who complain, there are a lot of people that will not part with their Bonneville
Always gonna be someone who complains...
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Thats too funny.... almost 6 years on my 95 bonnie, and I haven't had those issues... And if we had the vent windows, as if water getting in on a rainy day wasn't bad enough, we'd have a flood in the car... He he he... I still love my Bonneville... Funny for all the people who complain, there are a lot of people that will not part with their Bonneville
Was getting some gas this morning when an older guy pulls up in a 01 SLE. He said thats a nicc looking Bonnie I had and he loves his.I told him about the BC. After a little recruiting effort we may get another member.
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Thats too funny.... almost 6 years on my 95 bonnie, and I haven't had those issues... And if we had the vent windows, as if water getting in on a rainy day wasn't bad enough, we'd have a flood in the car... He he he... I still love my Bonneville... Funny for all the people who complain, there are a lot of people that will not part with their Bonneville
Was getting some gas this morning when an older guy pulls up in a 01 SLE. He said thats a nicc looking Bonnie I had and he loves his.I told him about the BC. After a little recruiting effort we may get another member.
Yeah!! Way to go aviator!!
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