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Old 03-22-2005, 02:30 PM   #11
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What are those white headlights called that BMW / Mercedes / Lexus / Inifiti / Acura use? (the kind that blind you as youre going down the road) Are they Xenon?
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What does a 180 deg. thermostat do? Just read temps higher or cool it more?

BTW...Whats an SLE package?
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SLE=Sport Luxury Edition. A little more flair than the standard SE: leather, spoiler, floor shift, sunroof, etc.
A cooler t-stat will open at a lower temp, keeping your coolant cooler as well as the engine.
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I have an 87 Supra in the family 7M-GE. Theres lots you can do to mod it. (intake, exhaust, etc.)
That inline six screams. I think my engine was introcduced in 86.5 year.
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That'* cool about your supra, but mines got a 5M-GE, very limited availability.

Anyway, the bonneville I'm getting has a spoiler, and suspension selector, but I don't think it'* an SLE
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Spoilers are standard on all trim levels. It'* only an option in the sense that you can order one WITHOUT one.
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That'* cool about your supra, but mines got a 5M-GE, very limited availability.

Anyway, the bonneville I'm getting has a spoiler, and suspension selector, but I don't think it'* an SLE

umm...suspension selector.......CCR, you may have a SSE then
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That'* cool about your supra, but mines got a 5M-GE, very limited availability.

Anyway, the bonneville I'm getting has a spoiler, and suspension selector, but I don't think it'* an SLE

umm...suspension selector.......CCR, you may have a SSE then
Didn't some of the SLE or SLE SC bonnies have the option for CCR?

How about a Vin Number? That would tell us for certain what model it is

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I know for sure it'* an SE. I recently went to my grand parents and looked.
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I know for sure it'* an SE. I recently went to my grand parents and looked.
Cool...

How many miles on it? Sounds like a pretty nice Bonnie

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