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Old 05-14-2006, 05:04 PM   #1
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I was going through some old car show photos and found this one of a Bonneville SSE:



I notice it has quad headlamps that look like sealed beam units- all the others I've seen have had flush-fitting composite headlamps. Is this unusual? Was it done at the factory or is it aftermarket - and if so, why?
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That has to be aftermarket or a custom setup. Cool none the less.
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That is the European standard. Cars built for Europe export had seperate sealed beams.
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no, the very early 87 Bonnevilles had the quad headlamps, just as the 86 LeSabres, and Park Avenues had them. The full headlmap was on the Lesabre/Park Avenue come 87, but the Bonneville got them mid-year AFAIK.
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I like those better than the full lights. I've seen cars around here with those lights.
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no, the very early 87 Bonnevilles had the quad headlamps, just as the 86 LeSabres, and Park Avenues had them. The full headlmap was on the Lesabre/Park Avenue come 87, but the Bonneville got them mid-year AFAIK.
I've never seen an 87 with those in my life...
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yeah my friend had an 87 with lights like mine



ohh...i love my car soo much!! its beautiful...i think im in love...maybe we should renew our vows!
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Just to let you all know... The lights on that SSE are in my parts book.... Its not custom...

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no, the very early 87 Bonnevilles had the quad headlamps, just as the 86 LeSabres, and Park Avenues had them. The full headlmap was on the Lesabre/Park Avenue come 87, but the Bonneville got them mid-year AFAIK.
There was no SSE in 87. The SSE came out in 88.

Those are European Export light configurations, and not the first we've seen of them.
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i just think it looks cool!
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