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Old 01-30-2004, 02:07 AM   #31
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i bought mine because "apparently" it had no problems, it was in decent shape, had lots of options, all working.
But now its gotten to be to much, we all know what that means
But im gunna look for another Bonneville.
Its like an Addiction!
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Old 01-30-2004, 03:07 AM   #32
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FIRST: I'm 6' and 245lbs
SECOND: I wanted a car that was a modern day verson of the GTO. It needed to be a big enough car for me to fit in and have some nut.
THIRD: Car needed to match my attitude..."What you lookin' at..A** Hole"


Bonneville SSEi was the only choice, and I looked for 4 1/2 months and drove 35 or more SSEi'* before I found this one.

Why ?? I like being noticed !! even at 50+... nothing changes...I'm still just a big KID!

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Old 01-30-2004, 08:49 AM   #33
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lol
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FIRST: I'm 6' and 245lbs
SECOND: I wanted a car that was a modern day verson of the GTO. It needed to be a big enough car for me to fit in and have some nut.
THIRD: Car needed to match my attitude..."What you lookin' at..A** Hole"


Bonneville SSEi was the only choice, and I looked for 4 1/2 months and drove 35 or more SSEi'* before I found this one.

Why ?? I like being noticed !! even at 50+... nothing changes...I'm still just a big KID!

ken
Same here Ken, I looked for about a year untill I got a call about an ex lease ssei, took it for a test drive (for a week!) came back and signed the papers. Best car I have ever owned.
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for a week? damn thats a long test drive
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I bought this one because they sold the 99 GTP a week ago, it had 34,000miles on it and it was black


I bought this because I got tired of taking the bus, my ex-wife was bitching about not taking me home and its rare.
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I also think my Bonnie is the best car I've ever owned..Overall . . . .well, I think it may be a toss up with my 1967 GTO, it was a daily driver for more than 15 years before a dumb blond bimbo stuck her k-kar wagon in my backup light. It was stored until last month when my son-in-law and myself started restoring it. If you like you can take a look at:

http://www.cardomain.com/id/jjgoat

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My 97 SSE:

1) Necessity. I had to scrap my 87 Chevy Spectrum a little over 2 years ago because the body was rusted beyond hope.

2) Safety. After all those years in the Spectrum ("Bessie" was the only car I've purchased "new;" straight off the showroom floor), I couldn't believe how much safer I felt in the SSE.

3) Comfort. The Spectrum'* seat was killing my back. Another 1,000 miles or so and I would have been doing a Fred Flintstone.

4) Power. I'd been in 4 cylinder, manual shifts over 10 years and never had any real passing power. "CatsEyes" totally blew me away when I took her out on the 4-lane.

5) Luxury. It took me several weeks to adjust to the lights, buttons and bells, but I eventually fell in love. Especially with the radio controls on the steering wheel.

My 97 SE:

1) Necessity. Lost "CatsEyes" on 12/13/03 to a head-on.

I wanted another like the one I had; alas, that wasn't to be. I haven't decided if I'm keeping the SE long term or not. It'* been reliable (so far). That'* all I can ask for right now with this bitterly cold weather and I'll count my blessings!
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Wanted to replace my 89 SE with something newer with airbags and antilocks. Loved the Bonneville and wanted one with more features and power.
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