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View Poll Results: GTP, Riv or SSEI?
97-00 GTP 6 13.95%
97-99 Riv 12 27.91%
96-99 SSEI 25 58.14%
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Old 12-13-2006, 11:46 AM   #11
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DEFINITELY go w/ the Riv. Way unique and if you can modifiy the engine the same way you'll have a great luxo-sleeper. Honestly, if I would've known about the 3.5 mods before I bought my Aurora I would've looked for a Riv.

Go unique, everybody and their mom drives a GP, Bonnevilles are nice but I hate the interior and again, there are bajillions of them out there...
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What about a Regal GS?

But i love the riv, so i voted for that
Its seems the regals are more pricey around here then other L67 powered cars, so its not that I havent considered it, but one of my original considerations is that I would prefer to have a 2 door car since I already have the bonneville...but of course you cant leave a SSEI out of the discussion on a bonneville forum.
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Look at sig...

I will point out a view things that make the Riviera my choice and one or two negative points.

Pros

Unique
g-body platform
ability to upgrade to bigger front brakes like the GTP
Dashboard

Cons

Unique ( some parts are more expensive than the other two cars. Look at the price for motor mounts)
Suspension is a bit on the soft side but there are ways to help remedy this.
Weight ( biggest of the 3 )
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go with the Riviera. I had one before my Aurora and I really miss it sometimes. The insurance on the Riviera is also the cheapest between all the vehicles. Even though it'* a 2-door and supercharged, the insurance was very low on mine, less than $100/month and I was 18-19 when I owned it.

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go with the Riviera. I had one before my Aurora and I really miss it sometimes. The insurance on the Riviera is also the cheapest between all the vehicles. Even though it'* a 2-door and supercharged, the insurance was very low on mine, less than $100/month and I was 18-19 when I owned it.

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He was the one that made me buy a riviera ^^^^^^^^^^^^
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Don't forget that the Riviera is also a very good handling car. It has a much more ridgid chassis than a W-body (with the stock sway and strut bars).
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I've owned Bonnevilles and a GTP. Between the two I like the Bonneville better, better ride, and WAY better seats. But, the GTP did look pretty bad ***. Altough I have always been a fan of the RIv, just as long as the dash has the wood kit
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OK, it'* decided, I want a Riviera. I might start looking...
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OK, it'* decided, I want a Riviera. I might start looking...
youve been brought to the bark side good choice. not meny of them around and even fewer of my gen
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