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Old 03-08-2010, 04:44 PM   #1
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First off sorry for the long post... I've been using my Bonneville as my DD for almost three weeks. It'* been completely flawless the whole time. I've replaced/repaired a TON of things since I got it. Here'* what I can remember:

Replaced fuel filler neck
Replaced a bad coil
Fixed misc. dead bulbs
Repaired fuel line leak
New front brakes, back ones are ok for now.
Cleaned MAF sensor
New plugs (Autolite)
Wires (Duralast, AutoZone'* brand)
O2 sensor (Denso)
Oil change/ new filter (Pennzoil, Fram )
Fuel filter (Fram)
Air filter (Fram again...)
New wipers (Michelin)
2 New tires (Cooper GLS'es)

Even after all of this work, I still feel like I could do better. My question is, would replacing the FPR and/or PCV valve benefit me at all (performance, gas mileage wise)? And besides those, are there any other parts that I could replace that would help?


A completely unrelated side note....

This is my friend'* mom'* Bonneville. I know they've been talking about selling it and getting something newer, so this might be my future car. You can see my Bonnie behind it to the left.


And here'* a close-up of mine.
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couple of nice looin bonnevilles there
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Sounds like you got a lot done already. I see no reason to change the FPR unless it'* giving you trouble. The PCV is cheep and easy to change, I say do it. Other then that, sounds like your all set.
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couple of nice lookin bonnevilles there
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Sounds like I'll be changing the PCV valve this weekend, and then it'll be all done.
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Thanx for sharing. The clouds reflecting off the paint is awesome.
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Thanx for sharing. The clouds reflecting off the paint is awesome.
X2...If you could capture that in a paint job with some pearl essence paint, that would be friggin awesome!
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I replaced the PCV valve, but I broke the MAP sensor in half because I was curious and wanted to take it off to look at it. Went straight to AZ, bought a replacement and put it on right there in the parking lot.
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Curiosity broke the sensor you know.
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Curiosity broke the sensor you know.
..and hopefully killed a handful of cats and stupid chicken that wanted to cross the road just to see what was on the other side.
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