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Old 02-12-2009, 10:56 PM   #1
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The 92-99 style has something I can't quite put my finger on that makes it look sweet, that you don't see in many cars nowadays, especially ordinary ones. At the end of the day it'* basically a bland-as-can-be Buick Lesabre, but with some subtle differences that really make it stand out. It certainly aged better than its contemporaries like the first generation Intrepid, oval-Taurus, and extremely plain looking Japanese cars
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I could do with or without the side trim, but details like the side mirrors (which I sincerely missed in the '00), old-timey divided glass in the driver/front pass window (does this have a name?), the way the greenhouse merges with the roof, and the C-pillar with that "hoffmeister" kink, and that beautiful *** really just impress me in a car like this. Some people would say it'* overdone, but I think it'* one of the great designs of the 90'*, relatively speaking. I park mine next to E38s and E39s and it doesn't look out of place in the least, except for maybe the butter face. Then there'* the fact that mine gets 40mpg highway for some reason, take that for what it'* worth; to me it'* worth a lot.

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It'* the reason we are all here. An awesome car, designed fresh for the 90'* and unique enough they still look fresh nearing 2 decades later.
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You know, I seem to remember seeing this picture some time ago. I remember commenting about the car behind it not having tires.
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My Spidey Senses say.......
Car belongs to member rock-it man, joined Aug 2007.
The pic is from this thread......
https://www.gmforum.com/t275311/
Dated 4-16-08. We haven't heard from him since 7-16-08
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i guess he was M.I.A. welcome back
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I can't quite put my finger on that makes it look f****n swee
When has the F Bomb been allowed here?

I'm sure members with younger kids view our topics from time to time. Lets not be that club that allows shop talk on the table.



Ok to your topic of discussion:

I've always thought the same as you...92-95 was really boyishly cool...96-99 lost a bit of it but still looks cool.
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It isnt and you know that. Nice call Todd, I was half asleep last nite.
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When Im feeling a lil ... i find its better to bypass the *beep*in filters and really speak my *beep*in mind so that all that *beep* pent up frustration doesnt continue to *beep* me off even further

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Your *Beeping me* off TL...........
I'm no angel, and this isnt a kiddie forum. The issue to me, is the search bots. And where and how they rank us. Search engine hits are our #1 provider for exposure, new members, and ad revenue. Let'* act civil. It' not that hard or a big issue. There are enough acronym
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Yes yes true true... I adimately agree to the styling concepts of the bonneville

its not a sports car by any means but as my father put it to me... the car just ooozes SEX... appeal lol the curves, the power, the room, its laid back but at the same time screams for attention
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