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View Poll Results: Which car would you rather have?
98-00 GTP 22 91.67%
98-00 Blazer Xtreme 2 8.33%
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Old 08-27-2003, 01:06 PM   #21
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I try so hard trying to say stuff in a friendly manner but it is very hard typing this stuff. For those of you that spoke to me over the phone knows I am a very nice person. I have respect for ecveryone. I just don't understand why its different on paper or a computer?
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Its tone..thats all it is, when reading all you hear is your own voice, and the words determine tone...

SO...lets tone down...agreed??
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I got it.
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Edited the post, agreed on the computer sounds diff vs in person. Ex GF wouldn't accept that when i talked to her online.... She said however she took it was how it was, not what I meant.... What i meant was worthless, just how she originally percieved it. Yeah there were lots of "emergency" phone calls to fix stuff up...
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I don't understand the idea of buying a car based on what everyone else has or does not have...just buy what you like. Sure, the GPs are everywhere, but you wanna know why so many people have them? Because they are a fantastic car for the price. I'll never go back because I am used to the Bonneville size and luxury now, but I loved the GP I owned before the Bonnie...they are amazing cars that last forever and require far less in the way of maintanence than our Bonnies to keep running (I beat that thing up for 4 straight years, waiting 8,000-10,000 miles or more to do oil changes, never did a tranny flush in 215,000 miles, and let anything that broke stay broken for weeks...and it never failed to start and get me where I was going). I love my Bonnie, but I miss it still sometimes.
So I say GP, but it really depends on what you're looking for...if you want a sporty little 2 or 4 door with a lot of pick up and go that'll last forever, but don't mind sacrificing head room, cargo space, and uniqueness, go with the GP. If that'* not your cup of tea, go ahead and go with one of the others.
GIVE ME A BREAK. Go ahead and tell me I didn't just read that a 97-00 GP'* engine will require less maintenance when it has the SAME engine as the Bonneville'* had for 11 years?? HELLO?? You can tell that to my uncle who'* 2001 is sitting on stands now because it'* costing him TOO much in repairs. My 95 had $600 of repairs done to it in 3.5 years now. and that'* because of a sending unit it didn't need, just the gas lines were gone and wouldn't feed into the old one.
Yea ok if you are just an every day Joe who wants something everyone else has, go for the GP! Sure! buy a car that'* a cheaper runt bonneville that never made it (in my books)
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no offense, and I'm probably going to read this later and think i sounded like a b*tch - but what you wrote about beating up your car and not taking care of it is exactly what gives women car "enthusiasts" bad names and promotes those stupid typical stereotypes about women.
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In all fairness, most people don't know a lick about the cars they drive, some people don't really care, as long as the car starts they are happy. Lets not classify genders here, men are as guilty as women.

I believe that we learn from the errors of our ways and we learn to take care of our cars as we become more familiar with them.

My opinion is valid here, I have driven a 2002 GTP Special edition, its a monster car...hauls a lot of ***, for the record bad stereotypes are all over the place....**** I thought I put this god damn soapbox away
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Watching....personal opinions sometimes get the best of us.

Passion...it can be a b!tch sometimes
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I don't understand the idea of buying a car based on what everyone else has or does not have...just buy what you like. Sure, the GPs are everywhere, but you wanna know why so many people have them? Because they are a fantastic car for the price. I'll never go back because I am used to the Bonneville size and luxury now, but I loved the GP I owned before the Bonnie...they are amazing cars that last forever and require far less in the way of maintanence than our Bonnies to keep running (I beat that thing up for 4 straight years, waiting 8,000-10,000 miles or more to do oil changes, never did a tranny flush in 215,000 miles, and let anything that broke stay broken for weeks...and it never failed to start and get me where I was going). I love my Bonnie, but I miss it still sometimes.
So I say GP, but it really depends on what you're looking for...if you want a sporty little 2 or 4 door with a lot of pick up and go that'll last forever, but don't mind sacrificing head room, cargo space, and uniqueness, go with the GP. If that'* not your cup of tea, go ahead and go with one of the others.
GIVE ME A BREAK. Go ahead and tell me I didn't just read that a 97-00 GP'* engine will require less maintenance when it has the SAME engine as the Bonneville'* had for 11 years?? HELLO?? You can tell that to my uncle who'* 2001 is sitting on stands now because it'* costing him TOO much in repairs. My 95 had $600 of repairs done to it in 3.5 years now. and that'* because of a sending unit it didn't need, just the gas lines were gone and wouldn't feed into the old one.
Yea ok if you are just an every day Joe who wants something everyone else has, go for the GP! Sure! buy a car that'* a cheaper runt bonneville that never made it (in my books)
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no offense, and I'm probably going to read this later and think i sounded like a b*tch - but what you wrote about beating up your car and not taking care of it is exactly what gives women car "enthusiasts" bad names and promotes those stupid typical stereotypes about women.
I can see what you're saying...I was a moron when I had that car (I was broke, in high school, and knew nothing about cars), and I would never treat my Bonnie that way. Thank God for this site...I have learned so much. And there are cars of every make and model that are gems, and some that feel like they rolled off the assembly line at 5:00 on a Friday. I would never take a GP over a Bonnie, but they are still nice cars IMHO. You are more than entitled to your opinion as well...if we all agreed this would get pretty boring. :P So, no hard feelings ...and I'm off to spend the day giving my Bonnie a heaping dose of TLC .
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