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Old 01-29-2004, 05:02 PM   #11
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It was my dad'* car... and to be honest with you... not my first choice at all for a car. I really wanted a 95-97 Eclipse GSX. Then after my dad crushed my dreams of that car I wanted to buy my Mom'* explorer Eddier Bauer from her and make it into a lifted beast. My dad said he would sell it to me for 15,000... um needless to say I was a little short.

Then when I got rear ended, I was looking for some stuff about bonnevilles, found this site, and have fallen in love with my car since then.... thats my story and I'm sticking to it!!
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Old 01-29-2004, 05:15 PM   #12
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..this car was a handmedown from my momma ..when she bought her rustang , how lucky i was , however , it was totalled last winter


..and here'* what i bought (12-24-02). ..the insurance only covered 5300 ..but she'* paid off now with a few extras


.. i bought the 2nd bone b/c i wanted the best ratio of performance/cheap insurance i could find ..due to me being 17. SSEi answerd my questioin, hehe.
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Old 01-29-2004, 05:27 PM   #13
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Needed a car "Right Now". Went to a used lot my buddy used to do radio commercials for (NanTim, for y'all in the Cities). I was in the mood for something sporty. There were two GrandAms that caught my attention. As I pulled in the lot, though, this big beaautiful blue beast that was between the little guys jumped out and stole my attention. The salesman came out, with the key no less. Two mile test drive later and she was mine!!
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Old 01-29-2004, 05:48 PM   #14
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had a mustang, but it always broke. looked for a 1 or 2g dsm, but they break even more. wanted to build a fast honda/acura, it'* been done here though. my friend had a 93 ssei, it always caught my attention cuz it was pristine. never rode in it, but i still liked it. so im driving down the highway and i look to my right and see what i thought was just an SSE. a few days later, i almost sh*t myself as i read the paper in school, noticing it was an " i ." made my gf go test drive it with me, she didnt like it but I WAS IN LOVE!! went home, talked to the parentals. traded mustang with around $20k invested for the ssei. just wanted something different, along with sexy curves and a roomy interior. its faster than my gt was stock...
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I got mine, becuase i always wanted an SSEi. Parents have an Se. I liked the car, but wanted more speed. Theres is like a 92 se.
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Price - $1500, at the time my van was blowing up and I needed something, I was really looking for a newer RWD V8. I'm happy with my purchase.
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family was starting to grow and I needed a bigger vehicle,had to be a gm product for me and it was either the buick regal or the bonneville,did a little research on the net and the bonneville won my vote
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I told my dad to buy the car in late 91, and he did... So when he moved 500kms away he said it would be to much of a bother to bring it down there. At first my girlfriend (at the time) drive it untill she found somthing of her own, then it sat for about 2years, and I started to drive it when I started to commute to a fab. shop instead of being on the road..
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Well at the time I was driving a Ford Tempo that was just about as junkie as they come and I wanted something a little bigger and newer. A couple of weeks before I test drove a 95 Monte Carlo that had 197K on it and then I saw the Bonneville with only 180K and decided that it was the better deal. They wanted $1400 for it but my dad talked them down to $1000 bucks. And it'* been the best car i've ever had.
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My 89 was always in my family (1 owner) and I always liked it. I drove it as a teenager and knew that was going to be my first car. I bought it for $2500, drove it for a year and a half. I was not really looking to sell the Bonneville yet when I passed the Aurora with a big for sale sign.

$10 500 cash later...it was mine
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