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View Poll Results: What Bonneville do you own?
GXP 53 49.07%
SSEI 32 29.63%
SLE (with GXP trim) 1 0.93%
SLE (not with GXP trim) 7 6.48%
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Old 11-09-2005, 01:35 AM   #31
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ya just can't beat the GXP and the northstar will run forever...on unleaded reg. yet.
From what i under stand from the mechanics at my work (City Buick Pontiac Cadillac ) the northstar was / is a truble some engine...the reason i say was / is and not just is, is because i know forsure that they told my it was but im unsure if the problems have been fixed on newer engines
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ya just can't beat the GXP and the northstar will run forever...on unleaded reg. yet.
From what i under stand from the mechanics at my work (City Buick Pontiac Cadillac ) the northstar was / is a truble some engine...the reason i say was / is and not just is, is because i know forsure that they told my it was but im unsure if the problems have been fixed on newer engines
It has been improved over the years, but I am still not a fan...

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Old 11-09-2005, 05:15 PM   #33
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05 GXP here. Love the car so far... my biggest complaint is massive amount of brake dust on the front wheels. :(
nothing a little soap and water can't fix. as well as being a bit gentler on your brake pedal
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05 GXP here. Love the car so far... my biggest complaint is massive amount of brake dust on the front wheels. :(
nothing a little soap and water can't fix. as well as being a bit gentler on your brake pedal
90% on my driving is freeway. It'* not due to brake use, it'* crappy soft front pads.
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05 GXP here. Love the car so far... my biggest complaint is massive amount of brake dust on the front wheels. :(
nothing a little soap and water can't fix. as well as being a bit gentler on your brake pedal
90% on my driving is freeway. It'* not due to brake use, it'* crappy soft front pads.
you going to replace them with something better?
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Yea, probably go with ceramic pads in the spring.
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Mine won't die I have a 3800 Series II... Haha the intake could blow... **Mine is the newer one redesigned one!**
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ya just can't beat the GXP and the northstar will run forever...on unleaded reg. yet.
From what i under stand from the mechanics at my work (City Buick Pontiac Cadillac ) the northstar was / is a truble some engine...the reason i say was / is and not just is, is because i know forsure that they told my it was but im unsure if the problems have been fixed on newer engines
So far so good but I dont drive my GXP much
 
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pontiacGXP you have a highly revised verison of the orginal mid'* 90 Northstar you have nothing to worry about... Except when the tranny goes and the motor still runs!
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pontiacGXP you have a highly revised verison of the orginal mid'* 90 Northstar you have nothing to worry about... Except when the tranny goes and the motor still runs!
Even revised this car burns a quart or more between oil changes.
 
 
 
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