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Old 03-02-2006, 01:32 PM   #1
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I'm looking at a few Bonnevilles and one Olds LSS

The Olds LSS has all options minus the supercharger, i guess it was not an option with this car.

Anybody have pros or cons about an Oldsmobile LSS 1997 low mile loaded?

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I'm looking at a few Bonnevilles and one Olds LSS

The Olds LSS has all options minus the supercharger, i guess it was not an option with this car.

Anybody have pros or cons about an Oldsmobile LSS 1997 low mile loaded?

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Con: It'* not supercharged :P

I'll let others give you the intelligent responses.
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mmm, LSS'* (correct me if I'm wrong) should have had the option of the */C if not standard... Do you have more info?
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My only experience with an Olds was positive. IMO, Olds and Pontiac were the two closest sisters in the GM fold in terms of quality and consistency. Unless you will really miss having supercharged, you already know about the engine. Still, your call as always.
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Here is the VIN, 1G3HY52K8V4822553

The 8th vin is a 'K'

This is what is on Autorader.


VEHICLE INFORMATION
Make: Oldsmobile
Model: 88
Year: 1997
Price: 3200
Mileage: 107000
Body Style: Sedan
Color: Beige
Cylinders: 6 Cylinder Gasoline
Transmission: 4 Speed Automatic with Electronic Overdrive
Doors: Four Door
Stereo: AM/FM Compact Disc Playr
VIN: 1G3HY52K8V4822553
Stock ID: LSS
Description: 1997 OLDS LSS 3800 V6 FULLY LOADED INCLUDING LEATHER SEATS POWER MOONROOF POWER WINDOWS AND DOOR LOCKS POWER SEAT STEREO CD CRUISE CONTROL TILT WHEEL 16 INCH ALLOYS NEWER TIRES LOOKS RUNS AND DRIVES GOOD EXTENDED WARANTY

What do you think?

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mmm, LSS'* (correct me if I'm wrong) should have had the option of the */C if not standard... Do you have more info?
LSS'* do not come standard with the SC......it was an option for ALL LSS'*. and most were not optioned with them.
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Friend of mine had a 94 LSS. It was a great car, build quality was incredible. At 165,000 miles everything was still tight and the car rode and drove like new. I have always had Oldsmobiles and still do have one and they were always incredible cars.

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Thanks, that is good to know.

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same friggin thing as a bonneville....

mirrors are rounded off, Grill looks bad, no fog lights, no Lumbar..SE Suspension usually, however LSS-SC came with the F41 (my old LSSSC did)

I have put over 20,000 miles on mine over the past 15 months with no issues other than normal things.

Same drivetrain issues as bonnevilles.

Good cheap reliable cars.
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I was wondering when you were going to chime in Hans.
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