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Old 01-08-2010, 11:30 PM   #1
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Well, I don't currently own a Bonneville but I'm in the market. I have been mulling around and test driving cars trying to find what I like. I have always been a fan of the 3800 supercharged motor but did not like any of the GP'* that I drove, wanted something a bit bigger. I test drove an '03 Bonneville and really fell in love with the car. Now Im just waiting to find a color combo that I like (I can't decide). My wants are:

*American made
*Larger chassis
*Roomy and comfy for trips
*Plenty of base power and lots of room for mods and improvement.
*Do all this on a budget
*Supercharged (I love the whine of a roots blower)

Im looking for a car I can tinker with on the weekends and use as a cruiser/fun car. From what I see here it looks like the car Im looking for

While it is not a Bonneville, this is my daily driver, it'* a riot also



Anywhoo, thought I would check in and say hi
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Old 01-08-2010, 11:34 PM   #2
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Hello, now that'* a drift digger there.

If your looking for a comfy car that goes like crazy, a Bonneville is for you. Lots of engine mods available. And we are the guys that can help you get it there.
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Hi Brian;

Welcome to the Bonneville Forum!

It'* always nice to meet a fellow firefighter. If you want me to add a neat little fire dude to your siggy line like mine, let me know and I'll sneak it in.

When you get ready to buy one, step into the chat area and give us a chance to help you decide on whether or not it'* a good deal for you. Promise?
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welcome to the forum!! check out our bonnevilles for sale section you may find your dream ride in there

love the blazer looks awesome
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I've got an 03' SSEi, it is everything you describe and more, you won't be disappointed. You've come to the right place. Welcome to the forum!

PS: I could have a lot of fun in a vehicle like that, very nice!
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Hey hey Brian....glad your here bud
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Hey a fellow Blazer owner! Nice ZR2!! Welcome to the forum!
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Hey, we got another 'sotan. I have an '02 and it'* everything you described. What part of MN are you in? If it'* not to personal, what'* your ballpark price? I'll keep my eyes open for ya
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Thanks for the welcome guys. Purplehazeir, that would be cool!

Right now I'm having fun looking for and learning about the cars as well as the right course of action for mods. The way it looks right now I'm probably going to have to buy a car from further south than Minnesota. I'm not as much concerned about the miles on a car as I am about the amount of cancer she has on the bottom side. The cars with higher miles I have looked at in Minnesota are pretty cancer laden due to the lovely road clearing chemicals that MN-DOT uses here. Black Pearl, I will keep you posted. I have not really decided on a dollar amount yet, I guess it really depends on what I find. I'm one of those people that if I all of a sudden find what I want, I'll buy it.

Cool site you guys have here with lots of good info. It might be a bit but I'll keep you posted when I find the Bonneville I'm looking for
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Awesome. Keep us posted, we'll leave a light on
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