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Old 01-23-2006, 02:28 PM   #11
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Scott..
The bonne is a large comfy car. You know all about AL7'*. 00+ don't have AL7'*.
GP is a nice bonnish car. Harder seat and more performance minded. Slightly smaller than the bonne
TL is a little rocket mobile. It'* nice and has features...will never have a hud or room to stretch unless you are a small girl.
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Old 01-23-2006, 05:52 PM   #12
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and a small girl i never was meant to be... i'm a big huge bumbling man! (read with a deep throaty voice)
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Had a 97 GTP, loved the car, but the previous owner beat the hell out of it (common theme) and I was never able to get the problems worked out of it, even after a full engine rebuild and a heads & up rebuild. Probably should have gone with a race shortblock the first time around, but live and learn.

That said, I like my 00 Bonneville more for comfort, seats aren't as hard, but I wish I had my heated seats, moonroof, and HUD...not to mention I miss having a somewhat built L67. It isn't as sexy, but it'* nice to have a reliable car that'* invisible to cops to drive.

I want to get another GTP again in the future and build it bottom up right, but that'* probably a ways off. Make sure whatever one you get isn't beat, check out www.ClubGP.com and read up on them first, but they are pretty reliable especially if you get one that'* a 1999-2002...the 97 had different features as it was an early model year, GM started getting cheap and replacing lights with reflectors, etc in 2002, and 2003'* had a somewhat different setup to get ready for the new models in 04.

I do miss the power of my GTP, and still wish that it had worked right after this summer'* rebuild because I did like that car. I just picked a cursed one. Your best bet though is to spend some time on ClubGP and research and price them.
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the seats are a lil stiffer but i still really liked my GTP, like i said i plan on having another one, and soon if i can help it, i am also in the process of restoring my SSEi since i got it for such a good deal, i am able to put some money into it and i want to make it super nice. But You will enjoy a GP GTP, i do miss my heated seats and the hud that tells alot but i digress, they are nice cars too, def. sporty and eye catching, if it is not riced out like some around here
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Heated seats are easy to add. And GP switches are perfect!

Scott...get the GTP!
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sounds good...someone hasn't mentioned the back seat room..i'm always hauling peeps...so i need room to stretch up front and still room behind for my nearly 6 foot buds...workey? no workey? the GTP comes with heated seats and HUD right? i was getting a little confused by some comments...
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sounds good...someone hasn't mentioned the back seat room..i'm always hauling peeps...so i need room to stretch up front and still room behind for my nearly 6 foot buds...workey? no workey? the GTP comes with heated seats and HUD right? i was getting a little confused by some comments...
IIRC 97+ GTP'* have hud automatically and heated seat (NOT PLURAL) was an option. Yup..only the driver.

It'* all about #1
Room out back...uh..it'* not a B'ville man. There'* room...but it'* no B'ville.
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oh. sorry peeps...have to ride on the roof. well, thanks for the help everyone...i'll report it when i actually purchase something...it might be a GTP, SSEi, or TL....
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oh. sorry peeps...have to ride on the roof. well, thanks for the help everyone...i'll report it when i actually purchase something...it might be a GTP, SSEi, or TL....
Ok..
If you get the TL..the peeps will be on the roof
If you get a GTP.. you'll like it
If you get another SSEi, we'll ask you not to crash this one.
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