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Old 10-05-2006, 06:16 PM   #31
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i typed in sse in an acronym thingy and one of the results was "soap suds enema" haha i dont think thats what pontiac had in mind...

well actually, maybe they thought of it cause it'll kick the crap out of you
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Old 10-05-2006, 06:28 PM   #32
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haha this is amusing...isnt it odd that they can randomly generate names for trim levels then say they do not mean anything...im sure they have a meaning, maybe they just don't want the general public to know, or its so abstract that you would not understand unless you were there when they named them...but it'* odd how simple the lettering is, almost logical, but whatever...it will forever be a mystery.
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Old 10-05-2006, 07:03 PM   #33
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That'* fine, but Z28 doesn't stand for Zooming 2.8 liter... it'* just a collection of letters and/or numbers.
True dat. But when the gods at Chevy were trying to think up a name for the Camaro with this performance package they came up with nothing that worked. Came close to calling it a Cheetah...that would have pissed me off. Someone came up with calling it by its RPO code, Z28. I can see them all sitting around the conference table...what are we going to call the Z28? They called it the Z/28. And the rest is history.

BTW, Camaro is a made up word too. Supposed to make you think "companion", or "comrade" - something along those lines. It doesn't do that for me, but the name works.

I guess Pontiac could have just as easily called the SSE the FE2, and the SSEi the FE2i, eh? Then what would we have wondered what that meant?
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I'm just saying a person can pretend that the trim levels have meaning even if they don't officially have meaning aside from just being badges on the side of a car.
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well, my true thought on things like this is maybe that the designers and engineers that built and designed the car and made the trim levels maybe had names for the trim but during the whole process of getting it into production and threw all the advertisment, it was all lost, but thats my thought, like the "big wigs" at pontiac probaly thought super sport edition sounded cheesy...idiots :pimp:
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Wow this topic really does start an arguement doesn't it.

Well I agree they don't mean anything, I just like for things to have a purpose

is WS-6 a RPO as well?
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Unfortunately, being an SE driver, and playing the game even though I know they really have no meaning, I would change SE to Standard Edition. Not a great marketing tool to be sure, but makes more sense in the line-up. If the letters were really acronyms, which they are not....

or in the case of our buddy Cody aka "Fuel", in light of a certain thread about him,
http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/forum/...hlight=noticed
I'd say his SE stands for Sexualy Excited.
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or in the case of our buddy Cody aka "Fuel", in light of a certain thread about him,
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I'd say his SE stands for Sexualy Excited.
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Or it could mean "Secure Edition", as in "I am secure enough in mysself that I don't need superchargers and HUDs and stuff to show how important I am."

Take THAT!!
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This is going to the Lounge. Too much chit chat..
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