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Old 11-20-2008, 10:34 PM   #1
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my bonneville is about 1500 km'* away from 400 000 km'*. Its going to be a momentous moment which will be recorded and photographed! thought that I should let other bonneville fans know about this! PS - I drive 200 km'* a day so it wont be long!
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Amazing how long a car can last when you take care of it. Not to mention such a well made car to begin with. Love the 97s
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WOW, whats that in miles? Just shows you what a 3800 is capable of. I had an 86 Regency with 236k miles when it went to the wrecking yard. It actually still ran but a rust bucket because of our winter salt.
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400,000 kms is 248548 miles. The car is in excellent condition minus the fact that a month ago someone took a corner to fast and smashed the fender and door, so they are now replaced and purple for hte time being. After winter i'm getting it all painted hopefully
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Nice to see others are taking such good care of these cars. I sold my 89 Bonneville LE with 250,000 miles on it to an 18 year old kid. Two summers later he pulled up to a traffic light in it. I'm quite sure it was the same car because I recognized the kid driving it, and it had a unique dent in the rear quarter. I sold it because I thought it was worn out. That car might last forever.
My wife is still driving a 93 Bonneville SE with 293,000. I been saying for three years that as soon as it gives me any trouble were going to replace it. But it just runs like a top. This spring I put new struts ands brakes on it. I figured if it made it this far it might just go to 400,000. It driver as nice as my 98 SSE.
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Nice to see others are taking such good care of these cars. I sold my 89 Bonneville LE with 250,000 miles on it to an 18 year old kid. Two summers later he pulled up to a traffic light in it. I'm quite sure it was the same car because I recognized the kid driving it, and it had a unique dent in the rear quarter. I sold it because I thought it was worn out. That car might last forever.
My wife is still driving a 93 Bonneville SE with 293,000. I been saying for three years that as soon as it gives me any trouble were going to replace it. But it just runs like a top. This spring I put new struts ands brakes on it. I figured if it made it this far it might just go to 400,000. It driver as nice as my 98 SSE.
my cousin had a 1993 bonneville se with 296k miles n the clock and that car ran like a champ he sold it because he didnt know what he had i had 3 bonnevillez all with over 100k on them they all ran like champs that 3800 v6 cant be killed unless u really dog it out bonnevillez R really great carz
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