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Old 11-13-2006, 03:53 AM   #1
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Ok, I'm wondering about something...

I always hear about all the 92-05s having leaks in different parts of the car, trunk, under the windshield, etc...but the thing is...

Leaks don't seem to be apparent in the 87-91s...I FEEL LEFT OUT!!!

I feel that my body style was designed more leak proof than the 92-05s and I just want to make sure everyone knows that

Ok. Well I am wondering. What leaks have been experienced on this gen that I should look out for.

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Leaks don't seem to be apparent in the 87-91s...I FEEL LEFT OUT!!!
Hold on... let me get my Mossberg 500 12 gauge, and I can install some leaks for you
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Don't worry Mike...he'* got plenty of issues .. Prolly has leaks too.
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Kinda like how his hood leaked and rusted his airbox bolts...
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This is NOT the lounge. Get back on topic please.
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Well, after spending a few days trying to lock down the source of my trunk leak (turns out to be BOTH the spoiler bolts and the rubber weather seal) I can honestly say that water proofing was obviously over looked when it came to the later-model Bonnevilles. Though, I have to say its a pretty small price to pay for considering how nice the car is overall. Plus, though its a pain to deal with, most of the time you can fix leaks yourself and with little expense.
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Water also accumilates in the body cladding. I have washed my car and right after when I am drying it, water comes out of the cladding when I open the doors. My Rear Drivers side door is rusting because of this as well as those rubber things that go on the inside near the rear wheel well.
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I can honestly say that water proofing was obviously over looked when it came to the later-model Bonnevilles. Though, I have to say its a pretty small price to pay for considering how nice the car is overall. Plus, though its a pain to deal with, most of the time you can fix leaks yourself and with little expense.
I agree. I didn't fix anything on my cars myself until i owned a bonneville and it became a necessity to fix a million little things myself or be in and out of the body shop a few times a year.
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Kinda like how his hood leaked and rusted his airbox bolts...
That happened because the hood was left open for a while b4 i owned it.

But I am curious to know why many of these leaks happen on the newer ones and why my gen doesn't seems to have them...
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