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Old 12-29-2005, 01:07 AM   #1
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I love my bonne. I love the sleeper look, I love the super charger whine, I love the stereo, the leather, and the list goes on and on. HOWEVER(!), I took a 97 Trans-Am for a spin, LT-1, 6spd, and RWD!!! I MISS RWD!!!! How does everybody cope with the lack of rear drive action? Punching it and havin' to correct the drift , smoke comin' from the correct wheel wells (I'm gonna catch flak from that one, I know it), plus the fact that pretty much every RWD tranny will endure a little more abuse than the 4T65 HD'*.

Alas, I will survive. Someday I will have money for a RWD sports car. Maybe with an L67
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Believe me, I miss the RWD love also. One day...
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Now you know why I have kept my Firebirds.

I feel in much better control when sliding with the tail hanging out in a power drift with a RWD than in a FWD pulling around the corner.
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This is why I still have 2 trucks. Not only because they're cool and I like mud ridin, but because they are both RWD. Now I just need a 4x4 and the collection will be complete.
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And you all wonder why I cast off my 1992 Buick LeSabre for my 1983 Pontiac Bonneville and my 1990 Chevy K1500
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I would rather be pulled than pushed. I, personally, like FWD. Most of the cars I've owned had FWD. When I lived in Chicago I had some RWD and they didn't help me as much as FWD in the winter months.
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I agree with Tracy. Sure, RWD has advantages, but not where I live very often. Knowing the FWD is there for handling/steering/traction in bad conditions is a great feeling.

RWD would be a seasonal toy for me.
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I agree with Tracy. Sure, RWD has advantages, but not where I live very often. Knowing the FWD is there for handling/steering/traction in bad conditions is a great feeling.
That and the gas mileage are the only things I miss....you have a good point, Bill!
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i love my truck!!!!! even thou its a ford which im a chevy man
drifting in the snow is great!!!
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