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Old 01-29-2004, 10:06 PM   #1
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I was talking to a local Sheriff officer at College and we got talking about cars. his cruiser is a Chev Lumina. I asked him "whats inside it?" he said take a look (popps the hood) a 3800 Series II. boy that was a crammed engine bay!!!! he told me the car dosent have a speed limiter and dosent have a rev limiter. he also told me that he has had the car up to 135 mph. I was like damn. glad to see our 3800 perform for the law enforcement guys
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One of our local detectives drives an 00+ SSEi. It was a drug seizure.
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I've seen Impala cops with the L67. Quite a sleeper.
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Lumina with a 3800? was that a one-off custom? or were they made like that for law enforcement?

I have watched old episodes of COPS where some of the cruisers were 88 Royales and Bonnevilles

Our department here is going with Impalas to replace Crown Vics
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One of our local detectives drives an 00+ SSEi. It was a drug seizure.
Oh, so not only does law enforcement love the 3800, so do drug dealers.
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Yeah, I've never heard of a 3800 in a Lumina. Nice of him to pop his hood for you. Wish more cops around here were cool like that.
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Lumina with a 3800? was that a one-off custom? or were they made like that for law enforcement?
Most likely. The major law enforcement cars (Luminas, Crown Vics, Impalas, etc...) are a special package soley for that purpose. So, they do stuff like mess with the suspension, make adjustments so that equiptment can be wired in and such, so I bet that the 3800 in the Lumina was part of a law enforcement package.
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Lumina with a 3800? was that a one-off custom? or were they made like that for law enforcement?
Most likely. The major law enforcement cars (Luminas, Crown Vics, Impalas, etc...) are a special package soley for that purpose. So, they do stuff like mess with the suspension, make adjustments so that equiptment can be wired in and such, so I bet that the 3800 in the Lumina was part of a law enforcement package.
Yeah I volunteer sometimes with our police department and those Crown Vics ride QUIET. until you punch it that is LOL. I wonder where we could find out if the H-Bodys were offered as a law enforcement vehicle PER SE and what special equipment was offered....
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those Crown Vics ride QUIET. until you punch it that is
I second that. When cops are in a rush to get somewhere I turn my head at the sound they make when they floor it.
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Its nice of them to put the most noticable park lights/turn signals on the crown vics... They give the car away too easly.
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