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Old 01-12-2010, 09:45 PM   #1
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Hey, my name'* Martino and I guess I'm new here. I'm not what you would call an enthusiast or anything, but I do enjoy the casual drive, and mechanics and tuning interest me to a certain degree. Anyways, I've recently come into the possession of an '86 Bonneville, and I'd really like to learn more about the car. The car used to belong to my grandfather, he passed it down to me when he lost his license because I would always comment about how beautiful it was. As far as I know, it'* stock, and in near mint condition with relatively low miles. I know it'* a 3-Speed carb'd 3.8L V6, but not much more than that. Whatever you can tell me about it would be very well appreciated, like the output or the mpg'*. Thanks in advance, cheers.

P.*.: Her name is Angie.
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welcome to the forum Martino and Angie!!! glad to have you with us she is a very beautiful car and in awesome shape!
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wow sweet old Bonneville!
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Very nice looking car. Great condition.
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Thanks, she'* a special car, gets lots of looks, just wish she ran the way she should. Stalls out if I don't apply enough throttle after shifting into Drive, makes for a jerky start.. maybe it'* a carb problem?
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Check for a vacuum leak.
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Another classic added to group! Welcome to the forum you two!
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welcome glad to see she'* still on the road. a little tlc a she'll be fine. probably some rotted hose some where.
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Martino and Angie;

Welcome to the Bonneville Forum! That'* an awesome looking ride. Please take more pictures and post them up in the Your Ride area. We want to see the old girl!
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Welcome! I'm excited to see how you progress with this. It will definitely be a fun car to work on. Nice find.
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