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Old 03-31-2003, 02:38 PM   #1
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I was going thru one of the posts about gettin' a car besides the bonne, I came across a post sayin' that the bonneville could be dropped!? how could this be! What would be the factors of such a boss azz ride being dropped from tha pontiac line? Hell if u ask me the bonneville is tha ONLY pontiac car worth somethin too me, (Luxury wise is what I go for) dammit, first the coo azz Aroura now this could this be tru, who has heard these rumors!



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Old 03-31-2003, 02:48 PM   #2
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Somehow I don't think its going anywhere, the previous post that you mentioned was "if" the Bonneville was dropped....

We know GXP is coming in '04, then they are introducing the V8 RWD Bonne for '05

I don't think the Bonneville is goin anywhere... :P
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i dont get what the big deal is about RWD cars, up here in the snowy midwest my family will only drive FWD cars, since they are less likely to lose traction in snowtime. (You are pulling the car instead of pushing it). Is there some perfomance gain that I am not aware of???
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Oh hell man, I agree, I don't want RWD. It sucks the big one in the winter. Our big 89 Crown Vic is a disaster in the winter.

I want the Bonne to stay FWD. Its funny, my mother wants to take the Bonneville when the weather is the pits. The Crown Vic in the winter is about as graceful as an elephant on a bicycle...scary scene

FWD is betta....
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i dont get what the big deal is about RWD cars, up here in the snowy midwest my family will only drive FWD cars, since they are less likely to lose traction in snowtime. (You are pulling the car instead of pushing it). Is there some perfomance gain that I am not aware of???
Winter driving is one thing but most performance driving is done when the pavement is dry.
Rearwheel drive cars will accellerate faster than FWD cars, all things being equal.
When you accel hard with the FWD pullers, the front wheels unload as the weight is transfered to the rear tires.
When you accel hard with a RWD pusher, the same thing happens but the load transfers to the drive wheels.
FWD cars are safer also because of less tendency to oversteer, they usually push the front end into understeer.
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i dont get what the big deal is about RWD cars, up here in the snowy midwest my family will only drive FWD cars, since they are less likely to lose traction in snowtime. (You are pulling the car instead of pushing it). Is there some perfomance gain that I am not aware of???
Winter driving is one thing but most performance driving is done when the pavement is dry.
Rearwheel drive cars will accellerate faster than FWD cars, all things being equal.
When you accel hard with the FWD pullers, the front wheels unload as the weight is transfered to the rear tires.
When you accel hard with a RWD pusher, the same thing happens but the load transfers to the drive wheels.
FWD cars are safer also because of less tendency to oversteer, they usually push the front end into understeer.
Yea...I agree...I find FWD handles a lot better...ESPCIALLY in the snow...however...some people can't keep FWD'* out of ditches (snicker snicker ...hope Boo dosn't see this) Every time someone in a RWD decides they are going to try to spin their tires at a light or anything I just wait for the rear end to kick out and swing just enough to hit mine and say oops you just totally mucked Wood...time for a 2000!
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i dont get what the big deal is about RWD cars, up here in the snowy midwest my family will only drive FWD cars, since they are less likely to lose traction in snowtime. (You are pulling the car instead of pushing it). Is there some perfomance gain that I am not aware of???
Winter driving is one thing but most performance driving is done when the pavement is dry.
Rearwheel drive cars will accellerate faster than FWD cars, all things being equal.
When you accel hard with the FWD pullers, the front wheels unload as the weight is transfered to the rear tires.
When you accel hard with a RWD pusher, the same thing happens but the load transfers to the drive wheels.
FWD cars are safer also because of less tendency to oversteer, they usually push the front end into understeer.
HEY !!! hahaha.. cause of a RWD Ford Ranger in front of me .. but ultimately I still want RWD !!! huhuhuhuh... 96 Impala SS.. I think they may create it with traction control though ( or at least they should for those people who don't like it ). But at the same token.. when have you seen a RWD Vette out in winter? I think that they should make a 8 cylinder AWD Bonnie.. bwahhahaha But I"ll still take a RWD Bonnie still.

Yea...I agree...I find FWD handles a lot better...ESPCIALLY in the snow...however...some people can't keep FWD'* out of ditches (snicker snicker ...hope Boo dosn't see this) Every time someone in a RWD decides they are going to try to spin their tires at a light or anything I just wait for the rear end to kick out and swing just enough to hit mine and say oops you just totally mucked Wood...time for a 2000
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i would go for AWD, but a definite no to a RWD, cuz of the weather up here...
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When was the last time you saw a FWD Vette??? Just wondering because I know I have never seen one...
You are being such a smart *** tonight....you must be on a roll!
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