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Old 04-14-2010, 07:55 PM   #11
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Have you thought about 2000-03 SSEi? The cluster is laid out the same as GXP, it'* black not white and has a boost gauge instead of the volt gauge. You'll have your supercharger and she'll have her butt warmers. Just what I was thinking while reading your post

really? boost gauge? got a picture?


as for the GXP, i love it little slow off the take off but as V said, punch it going 60 or 70+ and you wont be disappointed, amazing on the highway, and looks really nice

main reason for me choosing GXP over SSEi or the rest, was the handling. for a boat, my GXP is AMAZING on turns
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main reason for me choosing GXP over SSEi or the rest, was the handling. for a boat, my GXP is AMAZING on turns
Call me next time you're in MN, my SSEi handles just as good if not better than any GXP
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Is there a difference between the 00-03 SSEi and 04-05 GXP suspensions?
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Is there a difference between the 00-03 SSEi and 04-05 GXP suspensions?
sway bars struts shocks and STB
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GXP'* for sure have a heavier spring rate (for the heavier drive train), different sway bars (I think they are hollow and ours aren't), front strut tower bar.

I was saying my SSEi handles better than most due to the front and rear stb'*, the back end doesn't even think about steeping out in turns, I've tried
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springs are the same through all trims 2000-05
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So I'm looking into a suspension upgrade it looks like LOL.
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Just get the front STB of a GXP and you're golden in my book
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Thanks for the replies guys. Good food for thought. I did read up on the 00-03'* awhile ago and read about complaints with the seats compared to the previous gen. We go on trips to see family that are 4-6 hours at times, so I need a comfy seat. I'm a bigger guy, 250+, and I'm pretty pleased with how the 99'* seats have held up. My 93 cloth seats were not as resilient. The cloth held up, but it felt like you were sitting on the floor after a few years. I'll probably go drive some 00-03'* to get the wife'* opinion. Sounds like the best of both worlds.
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