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Old 12-27-2005, 06:33 PM   #1
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Dudes and gals,

Be honest will you? Do you experience an ego problem, specifically with your Bonneville? For me, my ego is inflated because I think my car is the fastest in town but I know that'* not true but I have a hard time believing it or accepting that too.

How about you guys? Now I'm on the hunt for horsepower so I can continue believing that my car is the fastest. I've been served a few times, the worst was a 2002 Chevy Silverado Extended Cab dually running a 8.1L Big Block.

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With my GTP, I know I'm not the fastest car on the road, but I do know in regular traffic I could easily waste most of the cars around me. My ego gets slightly inflated, but I know I'll never hold my ground against most of the muscle cars or tuners on the road ... until I mod more.

But where else can you find a car that is pretty quick, reliable, gets good mileage, and never gets stuck in the snow?
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yes all the time.....espically with ppl in the car....now granted i have taked down a few cars in my day....but I think that I am really quick.......untill i drive an SC...then i come back down to reality


Its the instant torque than makes it feel so fast.....
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You want Ego? show up to a Bonneville meet.
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Ego problem? No, I already know I'm the fastest... or is that what you mean by ego?
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I would come to a meet but there'* not any here in Ohio, at least not for a while and I don't think it'* offical that there will be a meet here in Ohio but I've heard of rumors. Please have one here.

Yeah I agree, it'* the instant torque in all 3.8L V6 that makes me feel like king of the road, oh how about passing and gettting on an onramp, like a rocket.

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Ego problem? No, I already know I'm the fastest... or is that what you mean by ego?
The testosterone level in this thread is thru the roof!!! I had a definate ego with my 1991 Bonne and will probably get one with the 94 when I get her out of the shop. It'* almost been 3 weeks since I've driven her and I'm going through withdrawals.
My white 91 was such a head turner especially with the blackouts on.
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Not really in my Bonne, but in my S10? Oh yeah big time. My now ex-girlfriend'* father was always making fun of my truck because it was small compared to his fullsize GMC. So of course I always drove it like I had soomething to prove. I had a few mods under the hood so her little 2.2 could hold her own against the local rice tuners while looking like the plowboy truck that she was.

Now I get a little cocky in my TJ, that "if it'* in my way I'll just drive over it" feeling. Plus I love that 4.0 inline! Nothing like spanking rice while laying down 30 feet of smoke from my 31s. I hold off on the smoke most of the time since those damn tire are expensive though .
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"if it'* in my way I'll just drive over it" .

I miss my EB Bronco for that very reason.
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Hey, why was this moved to Lounge? It'* related to the Bonneville. Fine whatever floats their boats.

A TJ laying 30 ft of marks with a I6 and 31s, I beg to differ, or should I say
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