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Old 12-06-2009, 06:17 PM   #1
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Hey folks. Don't have a Bonneville but I've worked on a whole bunch of em! One of my favorite cars was the 6000 STE. But...

I have a 1998 Buick Riviera with a handful of mods. Gen V, VS cam, built trans etc. I was at Bill Boost'* get together yesterday and thought I should find the crew and say hello. The Riv pulls off a [email protected] right now, but I have more tuning to do and with a good launch will be even better.

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Old 12-06-2009, 06:24 PM   #2
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Welcome to the site. So what'* your list of mods?
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Welcome to the forum Derek!! sounds like you have your ride hooked up. Got any pics?
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Just activated my signature with mods - lets see if they show up now. If not, it'* Gen V, VS cam, mild trans build w/ 3.29s
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Welcome to the forum Derek. How do you like the 3.29'*?
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What'* up Derek how did the rest of the R&R go bet your happy to have to blower boosting again. Have to say your Riv is crazy sharp. Welcome to the villa
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Hi Derek;

Welcome to the Bonneville Forum! Anyone who hangs will Bill is......someone who'* probably on parole!

I mean...has more friends here! Welcome!
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Hey Derek, impressive numbers!

X2 on pics...have any to share?
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Derek long time no see!!

Glad to have you over here
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Welcome to the forum Derek. How do you like the 3.29'*?
I love em, I think they are appropriate for all the big cars. My highway milage did not suffer any, my city milage increased a couple tenths on average over time (I record all gas and odometer readings ever gone into my Riv). My c ar accelerates a bit harder and I can still triple the speed limit, so what'* the need for the 2.93s?

I did not think I would like them at first, but as I was rebuilding the tranny the right parts happened along and I went for it, and I am very glad I did.

I'll pull together my pictures link in a bit.
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