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Old 08-09-2004, 12:21 AM   #1
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What are these cars like as far as speed and handling compared to a Bonne? they have the 3.8 right? They look like big heavy cars as well....
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They're lighter than the Bonneville (they're W'* just like the GP), but they have 5hp and 5tq less than us. The ride quality isn't as good.
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are you talking about the current model?
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yeah Im talking about the 2004s, they look incredible IMO
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an even comparison would be the Monte to the GP

The 2004 Monte SS has the L67...
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Unless my ears deceiveth me, I thought I heard (from Brickyard 400 commentary earlier today) that the Monte Carlo SS pace car has a supercharged V-8? I haven't done any research on this car, so I really have no idea. Anyone know the details on that?
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Verbal goof. It'* an L67. I caught that, too.
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Unless my ears deceiveth me, I thought I heard (from Brickyard 400 commentary earlier today) that the Monte Carlo SS pace car has a supercharged V-8? I haven't done any research on this car, so I really have no idea. Anyone know the details on that?
Somebody mis-interpreted what they heard/read. Series II L67. Nothing more, nothing less.
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Ok, I'm not surprised there... the announcers were probably hammered up there in the booth, before the race even started!
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Unless my ears deceiveth me, I thought I heard (from Brickyard 400 commentary earlier today) that the Monte Carlo SS pace car has a supercharged V-8? I haven't done any research on this car, so I really have no idea. Anyone know the details on that?
i just heard supercharged and figured it was the L67.
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