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Old 12-18-2003, 04:12 AM   #11
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Got the images from Chris. I told him this in the email:

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Ok, your wood grain isn't factory, and neither is the 'edition' sticker. But don't fret. The dash panel can be replaced for fairly cheap,
but the center console pieces would be more......and whether or not you're a 'special edition' or not shouldn't bug you. You still have a
fairly rare car. Go to Techinfo, the link at the top of the page, then Specifications, then Bonneville Production numbers. Only about 5000
SSEi'* were made each year. Not too shabby.

92 was the only year of our generation to get the wood grain. And it went edge to edge, not a perimeter showing like you have.
Not a bad install, though. Somebody obviously loved the car, and went to a great amount of trouble to make it fit right. Keep that
sucker lookin' good.

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And here'* the pics:



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Would actually look really good if only the edges had even space between the edge and the woodgrain look, kinda giving it almost a gray border of sorts. The special edition logo will get anyone that knows about bonnevilles either confused or they'll just shake their heads and move on. However, since most chicks dont really know about cars, it probably makes you look a little richer. Good bonuses there. Good luck with the car and watch out for us white bonnevilles on the road. We tend to be a hazard for some odd, supernatural reason.
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yea girls are dumb when it comes to cars!!!!! J/k! *hides*
Better watch it boy....
I'm still jealous, Chris. I wish I had an SSEi. The woodgrain really doesn't look that bad, but it'd look better replaced.
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Hey, Chris, when'* the next time you're gonna be in Salina?? I'd like to hook up and check out your ride!! Or I could make a small trip to Hoisington...
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that does look good ive been wanting to order an all woodgrain interior for mine for a while but i have never gotten around to spending the money on it
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I really appreciate all of the responses. I actually had no idea it wasn't stock, this being my first Bonniville its a learning experience. I think I'll leave it alone it looks better in person than in pics, The woodgrain pieces are about 1/8th inch thick and are hard plastic with beveled edges, they are on the glove box, door lock trim pretty much all over. Probably wasn't a cheap kit to buy but I wouldn't have put it on myself I am not a big fan of woodgrain in cars. But it can stay. I have only had the car since Dec.2 so I have had very little time to work on it and clean it up. Changed the fuel and air filters today and the plugs and wires are set for Sunday. SC coupler and pulleys right after the first of the year. And so on and so forth. I'll keep asking the question if you'll keep feeding me iinformation . Eventually I hope to contribute in return.

Truewildman; when do you want me to come to Salina, I was there last Saturday. I had to indulge on Grub at Coyote Canyon. I might be there this weekend to see LOTR , or Wichita I haven't decided. Thanks again Chris
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I really appreciate all of the responses. I actually had no idea it wasn't stock, this being my first Bonniville its a learning experience. I think I'll leave it alone it looks better in person than in pics, The woodgrain pieces are about 1/8th inch thick and are hard plastic with beveled edges, they are on the glove box, door lock trim pretty much all over. Probably wasn't a cheap kit to buy but I wouldn't have put it on myself I am not a big fan of woodgrain in cars. But it can stay. I have only had the car since Dec.2 so I have had very little time to work on it and clean it up. Changed the fuel and air filters today and the plugs and wires are set for Sunday. SC coupler and pulleys right after the first of the year. And so on and so forth. I'll keep asking the question if you'll keep feeding me iinformation . Eventually I hope to contribute in return.

Truewildman; when do you want me to come to Salina, I was there last Saturday. I had to indulge on Grub at Coyote Canyon. I might be there this weekend to see LOTR , or Wichita I haven't decided. Thanks again Chris
Let me know if you're coming to Salina...no hurry, just let me know anytime you'll be here. Maybe we can meet at Coyote Canyon!! :P
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that does look good ive been wanting to order an all woodgrain interior for mine for a while but i have never gotten around to spending the money on it
where can I get something similar? does someone have a website for me to visit?
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I'd try a wrecker for starters. Probably cheaper to get all the 'grain' from a 92, than to buy a new kit. You'd be able to switch back at any time, and wouldn't have to modify the existing panels at all.
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