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Thanx folks! The more i read the more I can see that it'* going to be a no go. It was a conversation that sounded good but I will go a different route for improvements and mods.
Maybe do the next best thing and just rebuild the 97 and have 2 Bonnies!........The wife has set her sights on the 05....may justify finding the GXP for myself
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From a performance standpoint, you'll be much happier with the 97 SSEi than the GXP.
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Thanx folks! The more i read the more I can see that it'* going to be a no go. It was a conversation that sounded good but I will go a different route for improvements and mods.
Maybe do the next best thing and just rebuild the 97 and have 2 Bonnies!........The wife has set her sights on the 05....may justify finding the GXP for myself
this car had your name on it all over:


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when is that zzp conversion kit going to be available? its not so bad if he could do that right?
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Wow! Love that color too! Would be right up my alley..........

.Wife told me she didn't want my hand me downs,even though it'* "such a nice car" lmao....I said "but Sweetie...it'* an 05"....she says "and so will the one I get"....ouch

That 97 is just sitting in our nephews' yard cause he'* not ambitious enough to do anything with it. Brother in law regrets selling it to him for sure....i can likely pick it up for 7-800 bucks but it'll be after Xmas.

As far as that conversion kit...still seems to be a ton of minor details to deal with there....not sure about that
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what is wrong with the 97?
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Originally Posted by XKalibuR
when is that zzp conversion kit going to be available? its not so bad if he could do that right?
there is no official date on when it will be available for order... However, the kit is available if you bring the car to them and have it installed. i believe that they are trying to work out all the different little things everyone will need depending on the make/model/year so that an accurate kit, with all the proper brackets and adapters will be available for many or most vehicles with a 3.8
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the 97 is sitting on a lawn(as it has been for the last 6 months) needing new brakes and lines,E Brake cable,some electrical problems that parked it in the first place.....
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the 97 is sitting on a lawn(as it has been for the last 6 months) needing new brakes and lines,E Brake cable,some electrical problems that parked it in the first place.....
REALLY? Ohhhh hmmm do you have dibs or is it possibly for sale?
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Hehe....anything is always for sale....but the nephew actually owns the car now. I'm sure if i wanted it I'd get it but the money would sway him to a sale. I'll talk with him tonight and see what he plans on doing with it....Let you know tonight or tomorrow
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