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Old 10-23-2006, 01:07 AM   #1
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Hey! Just got a 99 SSE and I am in LOVE. I wanted some advice... it'* got 163,000 miles on it already, and I don't know much about these cars and how long they tend to last. I want to get it modified and jazzed up, but is it worth it? It'* not gonna crap out on me in like five years, is it?

and in case you can't tell, I a beginner with cars, but I want to know more
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they last as long as you take care of them!
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they last as long as you take care of them!
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With the proper maintenance any 3800 car should last you a long long time, stock or modified.
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Welcome to the club! And with that many miles general maintenance must be kept up with but I have 160k on mine and many here have far more miles then us with original engines and trannies.

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Hi...Welcome..

As a newer member.. you should read Techinfo Article #38

http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/forum/...e=article&k=38

Always good in keeping your Bonne running.
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VERY reliable car, I had 302000 on my car with the same engine as yours before catasrophic failure.
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And Chase drives his HARD...lol!

Take some time to read up on this forum, there'* a ton of info here for you to learn. If you take good care of your car, it will usually reward you with good service.
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yeah I've been reading a lot of the topics... I REALLY hope someday I can understand this ****, it'* fascinating
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Well don't be afraid to ask questions if you don't get something or need to know what some terminology means. Most of the time we won't bite your head off....lol.
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