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Old 07-27-2005, 10:24 PM   #31
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I bought my car because it was the most feasible for what I wanted. A car I can travel with, carry a lot of people or luggage, get good gas milage, have good reliability, and of course be a Pontiac. It looks nice, handles nice, and has a good amount of power that I can have fun with.

However, if I had the money, I'd get a WS6 T/A in a heartbeat, and drive the GTP in the winter.
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Everyone says I drive all these weird a$$ cars but for some reason I always seem to make them quick. Also that I drive them with alot of pride...I call that MY AMERICAN PRIDE!

I just dont see what'* so weird about an 84 cutty, 2000 Alero, 1996 Cutty and now 99 Bonneville. I guess its because they are not "popular" in the youth segment of the ME TOO cars. aka civic, mustang, subie, cavalier etc...
Me and a friend were riding about 40 miles to go to Melbourne FL... We saw another one of his friends running through traffic in his 4.6 SOHC thunderbird( 1996 Model I think )... I hit it andd took off, got right behind his friend... Followed him everywhere he went...lol

After that my friend offered to buy the car... LOL


I bought mine because all of my friends were driving these Sentras, and Civics... I hated riding with them as I need to strech my legs( Knees aren't the greatest )... The Bonnie just had the room I needed, and was pleasant to drive... Plus I love the Bonnevilles anyhow...

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well my daylie driver is a toyota but it is not a new one cant afford it i drive a 85 supra and it has a fartcan on it but that is the only mod and no i dont think it is fast it is a fun little car and i got it for $600 so it did the job of some thing to get me around i still have the ville but the wife kicked me out of it lol so as soon as i can i will just get me a SSEI i still love the bonnie and steal it back at every possabull chance i get any how here is a pic of the toy
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well my daylie driver is a toyota but it is not a new one cant afford it i drive a 85 supra and it has a fartcan on it but that is the only mod and no i dont think it is fast it is a fun little car and i got it for $600 so it did the job of some thing to get me around i still have the ville but the wife kicked me out of it lol so as soon as i can i will just get me a SSEI i still love the bonnie and steal it back at every possabull chance i get any how here is a pic of the toy
Woah.... Where have you been hiding...

And where did you get an 85 supra that doesn't look like a rust bucket? That has to be one of the best looking ones I have seen in a long time..

Oh and its nice to see ya again..

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I love seeing older cars that are well kept.Nice Toyota

Hey asonof thats how I feel. I dont wanna drive me to youth cars and I almost out bidded you on EBAY for those clear corners but I saw the seller had another set up for sale.
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well my daylie driver is a toyota but it is not a new one cant afford it i drive a 85 supra and it has a fartcan on it but that is the only mod and no i dont think it is fast it is a fun little car and i got it for $600 so it did the job of some thing to get me around i still have the ville but the wife kicked me out of it lol so as soon as i can i will just get me a SSEI i still love the bonnie and steal it back at every possabull chance i get any how here is a pic of the toy
Woah.... Where have you been hiding...

And where did you get an 85 supra that doesn't look like a rust bucket? That has to be one of the best looking ones I have seen in a long time..

Oh and its nice to see ya again..
ben out and about dealing with life lol looking at back sugury agin that type stuff found the toy in a carlot here in town for 600 and needed a car the rest is history this is what it looked like the day i got it it has come a long way in 4 months and the best thing it runs like a top and has 1/4 milion mils on it lol
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Mine definately fits me. I've always been a Pontiac lover...maybe they don't have the highest quality craftsmanship in the details, but they last forever and give good service throughout. I would rather have a practical Pontiac than an unreliable but more exciting car any day. And I love the sleeper aspect...it is lost somewhat on the 2000+ models because of the aggressive styling, but somehow people still assume there is nothing under the hood. It'* just so much fun to blow away a smirking Camaro or Mustang driver and watch the surprise flood their face. I don't ever like to be what people expect. Oh, and they are beautiful too...not sure what that says about me (is it like men with small you-know-whats and fast cars? ).

So that about sums my Bonnie and me up:
Quality where it counts,
practical but still fun,
surprising,
and a little bit aggressive.
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I drive the Bonnie because at the time it was the best value for the money in the used car market. I wanted a 3800 and it just so happened that the Bonnie fit the powertrain I was after. I'm not necessarily loyal to Bonnie'* but more to the 3800.

Now, as for the Firehawk, I'm loyal to that!
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I think what a car says about a person isn't always obvious. There are a lot of folks who buy a car that works, regardless of make or model, as long as they think the price is right and it will server their needs. Not everyone is an enthusiast. Some are more drawn to practicality, others to first impressions. That'* why the imports spend so much on advertising. I only wish the Bonneville commercials hadn't stopped running. Maybe more people would appreciate what the cars had to offer if they were at least drawn to the showroom.

Another opinion I have is that among the imports, so many of them are beginning to blend together in my eyes. Toyotas are pretty plain, and I can't really get excited about them. Nissans tend to look better than Toyotas, but my sister'* experience with them was bad. Always something going wrong, didn't hold up well for a new car.

Say what you will, but I am a Pontiac fan. Used to be into the older GP'* from the mid 70'*. Owned about 5 of those battlewagons. Now I'm on my second Bonneville, and I wish they hadn't discontinued it. I wish they'd have refined it a bit more, sure. But I love this car, and that'* what counts.
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