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Old 05-10-2005, 10:20 AM   #11
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Why not keep the SLE and get something better like a firehawk? SLE = winter, firehawk is real performance.

No... Low 13s stock. My 99 is rated at 13.2 sec in the 1/4. Insurance isn't bad either! $650 / year for the 'Hawk and 'Bird. Rated at 20K and 5K, respectively with full coverage. All about shopping around! They each have collector coverage...all that means is that they can't be a daily driver. No big deal, though since we have daily drivers. Also, the 'Hawks retain their value very well since they're limited production!

I would do exactly what Jason recommended....keep the SLE as a daily driver/winter car. Then, buy the GTO, 'Hawk, or whatever for a secondary car.

Good luck with your choice and decision!
I would love to keep the SLE and will try to do so but the thing is that I wont be able to afford 2 license/insurance, and all the other stuff that comes with haveing 2 cars

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dude 2 years is a ways away
you are right, but I dont need to put any more extra stuff in the car now. I planned a Viper Remote start/alarm, redoing my trunk with a new box, false floor with plexi, and a whoue bunch of other stuff, but it all seems pointless to do all that and in them 2 years have to take it all out

I will strip my car of all the stuff that i have on it when the time comes, some of it may make it to the new ride but I doubt it
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If you're going to be living in the north and need a daily driver, a sports car probably wouldn't be wise. Snow and ice are hell on a sports car, not to mention handling and manuvering can be quite a challenge!

I would still keep the SLE and only carry liability on it for coverage. It'* probably the most reliable "beater" you'd ever find since you know it inside and out. My $.02....
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Why not keep the SLE and get something better like a firehawk? SLE = winter, firehawk is real performance.

Hmm...Firehawk = low 14'* stock. Insurance High.... Get the girls though....
No... Low 13s stock. My 99 is rated at 13.2 sec in the 1/4.
Ever had it at the track? Last year pontiac nationals they were all running low 14s. In fact I beat one soundly. There is a video running around somewhere.
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No, never had it to the track and never intend to! She'* a garage queen....only out on 100% sunny days. She'll remain stock, too. That'* just what the spec sheet from SLP indicates. I've never seen one race, either.

I'd like to see that video. Got a link?
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Why not keep the SLE and get something better like a firehawk? SLE = winter, firehawk is real performance.

No... Low 13s stock. My 99 is rated at 13.2 sec in the 1/4. Insurance isn't bad either! $650 / year for the 'Hawk and 'Bird. Rated at 20K and 5K, respectively with full coverage. All about shopping around! They each have collector coverage...all that means is that they can't be a daily driver. No big deal, though since we have daily drivers. Also, the 'Hawks retain their value very well since they're limited production!

I would do exactly what Jason recommended....keep the SLE as a daily driver/winter car. Then, buy the GTO, 'Hawk, or whatever for a secondary car.

Good luck with your choice and decision!
I would love to keep the SLE and will try to do so but the thing is that I wont be able to afford 2 license/insurance, and all the other stuff that comes with haveing 2 cars

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dude 2 years is a ways away
you are right, but I dont need to put any more extra stuff in the car now. I planned a Viper Remote start/alarm, redoing my trunk with a new box, false floor with plexi, and a whoue bunch of other stuff, but it all seems pointless to do all that and in them 2 years have to take it all out

I will strip my car of all the stuff that i have on it when the time comes, some of it may make it to the new ride but I doubt it
i would easily still pimp out a car that im gonna have for 700 more days...thats a long **** time
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For insurance you only insure one car at a time. Winter = Bonne, Summer = Bird. It'* plenty affordable.

I just figure if you want a performance vehicle, get a performance vehicle. DOn't compromise between two things. Firehawks do 13'* stock, Bonnie'* you'd get do 14'* and 15'* stock. F bodies have many more mods, tested mods, and cheaper mods.

GTO wasn't a bad suggestion either, those are quite nice daily drivers.

And anyone who buys a car just for women.
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do the right thing and buy a mustang
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do the right thing and buy a mustang
MUSTANG???? hey buddy rerember your in a bonnevilles forum surrounded by pontiac fans couldn't you have said somthing more pontiacish such as a GTO

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do the right thing and buy a mustang
MUSTANG???? hey buddy rerember your in a bonnevilles forum surrounded by pontiac fans couldn't you have said somthing more pontiacish such as a GTO

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he used to have a PURPLE mustang
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Enough said.
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