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Old 07-30-2010, 12:07 AM   #1
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Hello. My names Ben and i cant even drive yet! However, i like my dad'* bonneville ALOT.

Its a 2000 Pontiac Bonneville SE. It has about 173k miles and still running strong. My dad uses it for running to work around the southeast. We live in mid Georgia, so they are usually not long drives. He drives to meat processing companies to fix machines that process bones out of chicken. He also uses it as a daily driver to pick up groceries and father and son trips. We went to Savannah Georgia for 2 days and it was a wonderful ride. nice and smooth. Only filled up once.

I hope someday when i turn 16 to get that car. Until then, i'll keep you guys updated on the Pontiac. Thanks
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Welcome to the forum. Got any pictures of the Bonneville?
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Welcome to the GM Forum Ben. You remind me a lot of myself before I got my license. My step dad had a 99' Bonneville SLE black on black, that car was sweeeeet. I bought it from him two weeks before I turned 16 and spent the next two weeks cleaning it, making cds to listen to, and thinking about what I was going to do once I actually had my license.

The week after I got my license the maintenance began, battery went bad on me. Now I've upgraded to a slightly newer/faster version and already had the top half of the engine off more times than I can remember (which I guess doesn't say much considering my bad memory).

Stick around and pay attention and you will be able to keep that car running a long time. Let us know if you have any questions and feel free to contribute when you can!
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Heyy! Welcome to the forum!
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I'll try to remember to do a video tomorrow. Hopefully my dad doesn't leave on another business trip :/
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Welcome to the forums! Don't worry, you'll get up there and have your own car before you know it. These are definitely great cars.
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Welcome aboard Ben! Boy, I remember those days of having a car but couldn't drive it yet. My first was a 81 Citation!
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Welcome to the site. You have great taste.
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Welcome to the GM Forum Ben. You remind me a lot of myself before I got my license. My step dad had a 99' Bonneville SLE black on black, that car was sweeeeet. I bought it from him two weeks before I turned 16 and spent the next two weeks cleaning it, making cds to listen to, and thinking about what I was going to do once I actually had my license.

The week after I got my license the maintenance began, battery went bad on me. Now I've upgraded to a slightly newer/faster version and already had the top half of the engine off more times than I can remember (which I guess doesn't say much considering my bad memory).

Stick around and pay attention and you will be able to keep that car running a long time. Let us know if you have any questions and feel free to contribute when you can!
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Welcome aboard Ben! Boy, I remember those days of having a car but couldn't drive it yet. My first was a 81 Citation!
What?! I'm the other way around, I have my license, but no car. Where'* the justice?
By the way, welcome to the forum, you will defiantly learn a lot.
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Welcome to the site. You brought back memories of me when I was anxious waiting to get my hands on my moms 90 LE, blue on blue. I would always clean it and maintain it for her, before I ever drove it.

When do you turn 16? Enjoy it when you drive it
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