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Old 03-11-2003, 03:18 AM   #1
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well, with much luck and no success , i was in the garage lookin at my 90 le , which was in showroom condition until i got broadsided by a ricer leaving mcdonalds...with no buyers of the car, me and my brother decided to take the car to his body shop and get creative with it, we found some nifty parts and pieces to put on a 90, tonight we gutted the inside out and are taking all the seats and floors to get cleaned.. We plan on rebuilding the engine and installing a supercharger in it, This will be an ongoing project for us for the next few months..i will take pictures as we go along and post them to the site so u can see what a bonneville looks like as an empty shell. wish us luck...
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Sounds like a project, be sure to photo document. Should be fun

Good luck!!
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i was in the garage lookin at my 90 le , which was in showroom condition until i got broadsided by a ricer leaving mcdonalds...
You got broadsided by a ricer and _your_ car is damaged? What was he doing, 120?

I think if a Honda ever bounced off me, the most I would hear is a slight pinging noise, or a minor scrape on the rocker panels...
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i was in the garage lookin at my 90 le , which was in showroom condition until i got broadsided by a ricer leaving mcdonalds...
You got broadsided by a ricer and _your_ car is damaged? What was he doing, 120?

I think if a Honda ever bounced off me, the most I would hear is a slight pinging noise, or a minor scrape on the rocker panels...
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Hey guys, good luck and godspeed. I really hope it works out, and doesn't become a money pit.
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This sound very similar to what I am planning to do with my 89 LE.

Keep in mind though that you can't just bolt up a factory eaton SC to that NA series one motor though.
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thanks guys...its going to be a lot of work from the looks of things...we got the doors off tonight along with the hood and trunk lid.. the doors are a lil rusty so we are going to get all that crap off...i took pictures..but the avatar wont take them for some odd reason...ill figure a way out to get them... i give it 4 months till the car is all ready to paint up...if anyone has ideas...let me know. would be cool to really go all out and customize this car
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