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Old 11-07-2007, 02:24 PM   #21
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Just two days ago: 1 for the 94 SSEi, and then another about a year ago because the drums had rusted onto the rest of the assemblies in the back and had to be thrashed off by professionals. Both times, the Bonneville went onto a flatbed.
None at all for the 99 SLE

I kind of saw the power problem coming, though, when I saw the battery corrosion on the two year-old battery posts. That was nasty.
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89 LE - 1 (1 mile to home) Starter, 1 (10 miles to home) fuel pump, 1 (15 miles) to shop for brake lines

93 SE - None yet
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the only car that I bought that ran and needed a piggyback was the 78 TA I got I blew the clutch about 90 miles from home. I guess burnouts are hard on a car
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Oddly enough, none

Before it was mine, i think we towed it once for an ignition issue we couldnt figure out.


How many trips to the parts store? Countless.

Actually the car is more reliable than you may think
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Once for my car.
It was after the accident
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After thought: There is nothing like that feeling when you are at home, with no car, and the tow truck shows up with your car you have been waiting on. Seen it happen on dad'* chrysler e-class that got flipped, my parts car, oh the memories
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Mine got her first ride on this past Oct 26th :( After spining a bearing on the dyno the night before.


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My 99 has never needed a lift *knock on wood*.
My 98 on the other hand... too many to remember.
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black 93 - 2 - Umm... once to go to the body shop and once home
Red 93 - 2 -Once home, once around the yard and then to the junkyard
White 93 - 4 - once home, once to the mechanics, once back from the mechanics. once back to the mechanics, and finally one home.
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my 97 fireturd: at least 4-5, i lost track. 3 trips were because of the worthless 10 bolt.
My bonnie: twice. for the same damn reason: ignition cylinder & module went bad
and im not including the times they were drivable to the repair shop/my parents garage(if it was something i can fix, which has been mostly the case).
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