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Old 12-20-2005, 06:02 PM   #1
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I just got ahold of my familys 96 bonneville ssei, its been through my brothers racing it to my sisters destroying the radio, but ive already started trying to mod it but im too young and inexperinced to know anything to change, i need someone to talk to that knows alot of stuff about a beat up bonneville
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If it was driven really hard have the tranny looked over. It may be ready to go. You may want to have the breaks checked too. See if the rotars are warped. Before you mod anything give it a tune up. Plugs, wires, and maybe O2 sensor. BTW- it sounds like this is you're first ride. That is one SWEET first car!
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congrats on the new car, and welcome to the family
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Welcome. As said, you'll probably want to look it over and give it a good tune up. Once this is done, we can start pointing you in the right direction as to what to mod.

If you can, put your location and we might have someone near you who can help out.
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Welcome. As said, you'll probably want to look it over and give it a good tune up. Once this is done, we can start pointing you in the right direction as to what to mod.

If you can, put your location and we might have someone near you who can help out.
goog advice geoff, start with a good tune up and fluid maintenece before you start adding power
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Ohh yea, mileage helps too.
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Your location would be great, and reading Techinfo at the top of the page may help even more.
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Nice ride for a first one.

Hopefully it hasn't been beat on too bad. Having the tranny loked at and a good tune up are excellent places to start.
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first of all guys thanks all around on the warming welcome ,well lets start its got around 130,000 miles, my brother as i said raced it and melted a supercharger pulley,i was reading on here on was inspired to start gutting my air box, and if anyone knows about leaks and "the color" please i need the help.
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