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Old 12-12-2005, 05:40 PM   #31
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The NA car is ideal for the people who want to have one car for a long time and a SC is for those who have the need to continously replace the car.
Ummmm....NO. The L67 for the most part is more trouble-free than the L36. I'm not sure I'd agree with your statement at all.
I'll have to agree there... That upper intake can destroy an L36 in short order...

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Old 12-12-2005, 05:44 PM   #32
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Wow what an overwhelming reply to a question. You guys are all right. A Bonneville is simply a Bonneville. The NA car is ideal for the people who want to have one car for a long time and a SC is for those who have the need to continously replace the car. And yeah my car looks very nice dirty or gleaming.
with out the SE there would be no SSEi remember that....the SE was the strongest seller

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Even today, I'm still amazed by how strong the L36 is especially in a 2.5 ton car (just estimating the weight)
about 35XXlbs give or take a few

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I'm going to do the intake, exhaust (cat and muffler) and replace that pesky U-bend. and maybe add a silver trim kit inside.
there is no U-Bend in our cars

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Endlinks are like the tie-rods right? I'm not real familiar with those. I better consult the TechInfo.
they are the for the sway bar
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Old 12-12-2005, 05:52 PM   #33
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Listen, there is a TURBO kit that came out for the L36 not to long ago. With a few other mods, you could be running 12'* with that turbo. The turbo itself is around $3900+ $1000 in supporting mods. Well, if the tranny blows, then $2500-3000 in supporting mods then you'll have a nice 12 sec machine.
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People have turned 12 second 1/4 miles in N/A grandprix my year without major modding.
Let'* not let fantasy get the best of us here...... 12 seconds in a N/A GP without major modding? 12 seconds in ANY GP would cost thousands.
Read it in "High Performance Pontiac" about a year ago, I'll try to find the article online or something. I might still have the magazine back home.
I very well could be wrong, but I remember reading an article about "lady'* rides" and one woman had a black 99 GP 4 door. at the time she held the 1/4 record of any N/A GP.
Maybe she had dropped a couple of grand in her ride, but it didn't sound like major work.
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Sorry about that. I just took a ballpark guess on the weight. I just deduced that the L67 had some problems cuz I read many times that people said... oh never mind, I probably didn't read enough to make a observation. I'm sure every kind of engine has its problems. For example mine when I apply gas and it won't move like it should, it kinda feels like it'* in N then after a few seconds it moves. I know this kind of statement should be in the engine section but I'm using mine as an example. Yes, the Bonnevilles has that "character" that I find awesome. The "character" to me is that Big Bertha (my car name) can be docile but will be fericous when it'* speeding away from a pesky ricer or a stoplight or merging into congested traffic. It'* like Big Bertha has double personalities, one for everyday and one for when high speed calls.
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Trust me. It was major if the rest is true. You'd spend THOUSANDS putting an L67 in that realm, even more for an L36.
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Fanastic! A turbo kit you say? That definitely sounds interesting. VERY interesting. 1999 Pontiac Bonneville SETurbo. It works, catchy yet subtle. I'll have to wait to see if Jack finds a link to that article if not, I'll look for that turbo kit.
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Fanastic! A turbo kit you say? That definitely sounds interesting. VERY interesting. 1999 Pontiac Bonneville SETurbo. It works, catchy yet subtle. I'll have to wait to see if Jack finds a link to that article if not, I'll look for that turbo kit.
http://www.3800performance.com/Merch...roduct_Count=0
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That'* a start, but will take some modification to make it fit a Bonneville.
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That'* a start, but will take some modification to make it fit a Bonneville.
that is true but we have the advantage of more space in our engine bay
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