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Old 02-15-2015, 12:35 AM   #1
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This is my first car and currently my daily driver. It may not be anything spectacular but it is a great daily driver (except in the snow which we here in New England have been getting destroyed with for the past month). The '96-'98 body style of the Grand Am is my personal favorite. It used to belong to my grandparents and only has 74000 miles on it, which is great for a '96. Runs and sounds like a brand new car. Although I do wish i had a 3.1L GT manual...but oh well. Definitely keeping this car long-term. Planning to turn it into a show car way down the road when these things become classic. Oh the dreams of a car lover.

Will upload more pictures and videos soon, not much I can do with all this snow -_-

What'* your favorite Pontiac?
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Welcome to the forum Presley! Feel free to post more photos when weather is better!
Sounds like your grandparent looked after the car and really did not drive it that much.
I like the Grand Am'*, my all time favorite would be the gas guzzler '78 Trans AMs though.
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any fwd can be good with the right tires, like bfg traction ta or touring ta.

of course my fav is the 3rd gen firebird. the second gen CAN be made to look nice but you have to get rid of all the gaudy 70s crap and lower it down a bit.
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My fav was a 1994 Sunbird GT, 3.1L, with a manual transmission.....man did was fun to drive....
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v6 in that little car must not have been fun to work on though.
i went to a school with a guy that had one, i had the 88 cutlass 2.8 at the time and screwing around at the stop lights i would get out a car or two on him then he would dust me like i was standing still.
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v6 in that little car must not have been fun to work on though.
I don't think it would be THAT hard considering they made the v6 an option. They even made versions of this car with a 5-speed manual (which I wish weren't so rare). Now if someone swapped an LS1 Vette engine in there, that would be different
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