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Old 05-23-2006, 03:20 AM   #1
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damn I remember when I no longer became an SSEi virgin. a little over 3 years ago I saw this 95 ssei for sale in front of this body shop, it had a pretty massive collision and I talked to the guy he is like hell take it for a spin I dont care. So I drove down the highway a little way and then WOT from a slow roll, I was not holding on very tight and damn I almost went off the road with the torque steer.

it was cool becuase I knew it had some power but it is quite eye poping the first time you punch it. The sheer size of the car makes it look slower than it is.
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my parents 97 ssei the first time i drove it... like.. 3 years ago now... had it topped out that night... why else u think im here!?!
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I drove boosty'* 97, BEFORE all his mods. He only had a gutted air box at the time. And it was one hell of a time
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If you can believe it, the Zilla was my first. Never drove one before that. Not an SSEi anyway. My test drive was it. Would've been about 4 years ago now.
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Oct 2005 - 2nd NEBF - Boosty'* 97
I wouldn't drive like a grandma in that car....
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october of 2005... when i test drove my car... i was easy on it then but now i like to hear that whine!
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To clear up my post above, I didn't buy it because of the test drive. I went to buy the car regardless of the drive. I'd wanted one since they came out in 92.
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Some time last year. I drove Brea'* 2000 SSEi. Soory to say it folks, I wasn't overwhelmed. Might have been mostly due to the fact that my 98 has so much more room.
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i haven't drove one yet :(
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The sheer size of the car makes it look slower than it is.
Which is why many naive people think they are faster than us.

The first SSEi I ever drove was Todd'* (Rogue). It was so quick and smooooth, and it was not a 12 sec car at that time (headers, plugs, wires, maybe a pulley). I test drove a 2003 GTP in '05, but never mashed the gas though since I didn't think that certain salesman would have liked it. It was too expensive though, otherwise I may have gotten it.

I surprised myself with my current 94 punching it from a stop for the first time. I couldn't believe how quickly it launched.
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