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Old 12-19-2005, 04:32 PM   #11
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OR...buy the 87 and fix the SSE you have
I think the Tempo is his Pat..
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no Bill........but the 87 Bonneville and fix the SSE with the parts
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no Bill........but the 87 Bonneville and fix the SSE with the parts
Yes..I think it is his parents.. Otherwise he would have fixed it and been driving it by now
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A 1987 is what started me with Bonnies. Paid $400 for it in 01. Had 160K on it at the time. Tranny went out at 190K. Swapped it with one from an 89. Car wouldn't accelerate correctly after that (as Bill mentioned, the electrical wasn't right, but mechanically it bolted up fine). Passed it on to my sister in law who drove it to 260K.

Problems we had with it in the 100K we had it.... Windows were dirt slow, windshield leaked, steering wheel got squirelly (was almost telescoping), water pump, rusted to h^&*. Decent car for the money. Would defintely buy another one for $400! I never did the timing chain...just drove the SOB!!
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yes i will say that the windows are reeeeealy slow in the early gens
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I just think of it as needing to plan ahead when I'm rolling with Randman in Franky.

Althought I guess you wouldn't put the windows down much in AZ...
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that is true......make sure that AC works

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I just think of it as needing to plan ahead when I'm rolling with Randman in Franky.

Althought I guess you wouldn't put the windows down much in AZ...
We put the windows down, plenty here (well, at least 4 months out of the year) ..and what makes you think the car is an AZ car...RJ lives in New Mexico
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I just think of it as needing to plan ahead when I'm rolling with Randman in Franky.

Althought I guess you wouldn't put the windows down much in AZ...
We put the windows down, plenty here (well, at least 4 months out of the year) ..and what makes you think the car is an AZ car...RJ lives in New Mexico
Cause you indicated he might be close enough for a mini meet
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I just think of it as needing to plan ahead when I'm rolling with Randman in Franky.

Althought I guess you wouldn't put the windows down much in AZ...
We put the windows down, plenty here (well, at least 4 months out of the year) ..and what makes you think the car is an AZ car...RJ lives in New Mexico
Cause you indicated he might be close enough for a mini meet
You brought up "AZ car" first.....sheesh....take some responsibility for your actions once in awhile, would ya?...

BACK ON TOPIC.
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