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PostPosted: Mon Jul 09, 2018 2:46 pm 
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I just couldn't pass up the deal I got here. Everything about it is super minty, everything works. Plan moving forward here is this is going to be my fair weather car; never going to see rain or snow. It will split DD duty with the Camaro, especially on those hot sweaty summer days.

This also gives me an excuse to work on the Camaro without worry about having to finish it in time to get to work in the morning.

In case anybody wondered, with all the fleet activity I've got going on, I'm actually trimming my fleet down this year by 1 car, more to come! :lol:

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'97 Chevy Camaro - 3800, T5, T-tops, Getting ready for some major upgrades!
'05 Cadillac STS - V8, AWD, her DD
'92 Olds Trofeo - Fair weather DD
'84 GMC Sierra Classic - Twin turbo 3800
'97 Buick LeSabre - L67 project, future winter DD
'92 Pontiac Bonneville SSE future project

Doesn't run:
'87 Buick LeSabre T-type - future victim
'67 Buick LeSabre - future victim


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PostPosted: Mon Jul 09, 2018 6:03 pm 
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Into these.

Was this the model with the duck hunt looking center console info screen?

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 09, 2018 7:58 pm 
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Summer Toys: Combined 827 RWHP / 877lb/ft RWTQ
2004 Pontiac GTO: Impulse Blue Metallic/Black/M6: lots 'o mods, 415 RWHP / 405lb/ft RWTQ!
2006 Cadillac STS-V: Light Platinum Metallic/Light Gray/A6 - Spectre CAI, Magnaflow exhaust, Speed Inc. tune, 412 RWHP / 472lb/ft RWTQ

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 09, 2018 8:18 pm 
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This thing pleases me.

95naSTA wrote:
Was this the model with the duck hunt looking center console info screen?

I believe so, if so equipped. I remember seeing it both ways with this gen, either the screen, or a stereo with buttons for days.

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 09, 2018 10:05 pm 
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This one does not have the screens, it has all the buttons. I sat in it the other day and those seats are so soft, it makes me want one.

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 09, 2018 10:33 pm 
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While a novelty, I'm sure having the buttons is a much better thing to have. Gorgeous car! Can't wait to see it later this year.

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PostPosted: Tue Jul 10, 2018 3:49 pm 
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Yeah, what they said, lol. Buttons for miles inside the dash and console, so many things I'd never be able to figure out while driving.

I'm planning to check out the main issues with it this weekend, then get it road legal early next week. I'm hoping to find it's a simple issue, like a broken sway bar end link or loose bolts.

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Runs:
'93 Pontiac Bonneville SSEi - Twincharged, manual, racecar! Build thread
'97 Chevy Camaro - 3800, T5, T-tops, Getting ready for some major upgrades!
'05 Cadillac STS - V8, AWD, her DD
'92 Olds Trofeo - Fair weather DD
'84 GMC Sierra Classic - Twin turbo 3800
'97 Buick LeSabre - L67 project, future winter DD
'92 Pontiac Bonneville SSE future project

Doesn't run:
'87 Buick LeSabre T-type - future victim
'67 Buick LeSabre - future victim


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