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Old 10-19-2005, 11:54 PM   #1
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I first fell in love with the Bonneville when a friend'* parents got one back in 1993. It was driftwood exterior and interior. My friend and his wife inherited the car from his parents.

Well, the bad news is that it had an episode about 2 days back


The good news: my friend'* wife walked away from the accident.
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nice to see another Bonneville doing its job safety-wise...thats the most important thing.

i still mourn my car rather often, mostly everytime i pull out and have to rev over 4k to get my freaking car to move

i miss low-end torque....i miss it so..and you never forget your first car, and all the stupid things you did in it.
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Thats actually how i fell in love with Bonnevilles too, i was 8 or 9, a friends parents bought a 1993 white SSE, I loved it, my friends dad (parents split up) sold the SSE in 2000 for a brand new SSEi...hence i rode in that and was like wow, i need me one too
Glad to see they are alright..that poor SE looks pretty mangled.
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wow.

Just another reason I like driving a large car.

So are you going to go take the good parts off of it??
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wow.

Just another reason I like driving a large car.

So are you going to go take the good parts off of it??
Good question... not sure if they were planning on parting it out or not. I haven't asked... looks to me like the pictures were taken in a junkyard so I am guessing not (They are in MD and I am in MO)
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wow.

Just another reason I like driving a large car.

So are you going to go take the good parts off of it??
Good question... not sure if they were planning on parting it out or not. I haven't asked... looks to me like the pictures were taken in a junkyard so I am guessing not (They are in MD and I am in MO)
way to nicely parked, not enough glass on the ground, or random parts. I would say that it is at a repair shop / insurance storage lot of some sort.
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wow.

Just another reason I like driving a large car.
ditto.
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My first Bonneville experience was an '88 white SSE that a family friend had from when I was a wee one up until a couple years ago. Didn't exactly fall in love with it, but I always thought it was a cool car.

That SSE was since replaced by a 40th GTP and a '94 Caddy STS.
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OUCH !!!!!!!!

That is too bad it happened but,the important thing is that his wife walked away!!
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wow.

Just another reason I like driving a large car.

So are you going to go take the good parts off of it??
Good question... not sure if they were planning on parting it out or not. I haven't asked... looks to me like the pictures were taken in a junkyard so I am guessing not (They are in MD and I am in MO)
way to nicely parked, not enough glass on the ground, or random parts. I would say that it is at a repair shop / insurance storage lot of some sort.
You're probably right. Too nice to be a junkyard where it is parked. Yeah, not sure what the plans are at this point. Haven't heard back from them yet.
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