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Old 07-29-2005, 09:39 AM   #51
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I know this is my fault b/c i put flowmaster exhaust on....

I hate the drone in the exhaust at about 2k rpms. If you just leave it at 2k it just sounds like flat exhaust.. no rumble or baffle to it. So i learned how to drive accordingly..but when i first started it was pretty loud inside the car. I hide it now I for one, LOVE the cup holders! Theres soo many! haha
i feel ur pain with the exhaust it can get annying on a long trip. i think the cup holder suck, yeahtheir so meny but what can they fit? a can yes a 20oz bottle only if u puch it down to fit other wise nothing fits the front. the back seat cup holder well i dunno and dont care cu zi never sit in back.
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I know this is my fault b/c i put flowmaster exhaust on....

I hate the drone in the exhaust at about 2k rpms. If you just leave it at 2k it just sounds like flat exhaust.. no rumble or baffle to it. So i learned how to drive accordingly..but when i first started it was pretty loud inside the car. I hide it now I for one, LOVE the cup holders! Theres soo many! haha
i feel ur pain with the exhaust it can get annying on a long trip. i think the cup holder suck, yeahtheir so meny but what can they fit? a can yes a 20oz bottle only if u puch it down to fit other wise nothing fits the front. the back seat cup holder well i dunno and dont care cu zi never sit in back.
x3, i'm sick of the exhaust note as well
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I know this is my fault b/c i put flowmaster exhaust on....

I hate the drone in the exhaust at about 2k rpms. If you just leave it at 2k it just sounds like flat exhaust.. no rumble or baffle to it. So i learned how to drive accordingly..but when i first started it was pretty loud inside the car. I hide it now I for one, LOVE the cup holders! Theres soo many! haha
i feel ur pain with the exhaust it can get annying on a long trip. i think the cup holder suck, yeahtheir so meny but what can they fit? a can yes a 20oz bottle only if u puch it down to fit other wise nothing fits the front. the back seat cup holder well i dunno and dont care cu zi never sit in back.
x3, i'm sick of the exhaust note as well
and the reason I love my Bonne!!! L67 w/power and complete silence.
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Cupholders for sure in the 2000...the 2003 has much better ones that fit bigger cups side by side.

That awful shift point around 45-50 mph...it'* really bad right now because I need a tranny flush.

Going through tranny fluid like water (had 3 full flushes with new filter since 2002, and need another one now).

Crappy paint wear.

Impossible to manage climate control.

Torque steer.

Squishy brakes.

Interior has way too much going on (colors, textures, angles, etc).

Setting off the alarm with that stupid panic button on the fob.


I think a lot of the problems listed though are specific to just one or a few model years.
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Drum (or should I say dumb) Rear Brakes (up to '99) - how could they not put rear discs on a car this size and price?

If there was a kit to adapt some other car'* rear disc onto a 92-99, I'd certainly consider it
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I know this is my fault b/c i put flowmaster exhaust on....

I hate the drone in the exhaust at about 2k rpms. If you just leave it at 2k it just sounds like flat exhaust.. no rumble or baffle to it. So i learned how to drive accordingly..but when i first started it was pretty loud inside the car. I hide it now I for one, LOVE the cup holders! Theres soo many! haha
i feel ur pain with the exhaust it can get annying on a long trip. i think the cup holder suck, yeahtheir so meny but what can they fit? a can yes a 20oz bottle only if u puch it down to fit other wise nothing fits the front. the back seat cup holder well i dunno and dont care cu zi never sit in back.
x3, i'm sick of the exhaust note as well
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I love my bonne. The only thing that bothered me was the window regulator problems, and the intermediate shaft issue.

Of coures 300 WHP stock would have been nice too! lol
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cupholders
soft brakes
handling (i know its a family car , but there could be a bit less body roll and sharper steering.
traction control that cant be completely turned off by the button
upper intake (obviously)
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cupholders
soft brakes
handling (i know its a family car , but there could be a bit less body roll and sharper steering.
traction control that cant be completely turned off by the button
upper intake (obviously)
You know, now that you mention it, yeah, the cup holders are too close together.
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I personally love the bonneville however i dont like that it lost the heating and a/c controls on the steering wheel after 91. if buick and olds could keep them and have airbags, why couldnt pontiac??? I also dont like the way they have 50 million different trim levels and features on different types and what not. It is interesting to see, but confusing at the same time. I do still love the bonne though, otherwise i wouldnt have bought 2, well technically 4 cause i got moms 91 and then i bought the 94 back :P
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