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PostSubject: My new ride   Wed Jan 05, 2011 10:18 am

Now that the wagon is gone, I needed something more practical, and newer, so I came across this:
1999 Regal GSE Supercharged. 157k, and loaded with every option.
Billy likey






18" ASA wheels I picked up for next to nothing for the summer


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PostSubject: Re: My new ride   Wed Jan 05, 2011 10:23 am

Nice!!!
Just remember...its not the wagon so dont turn into a corner early Razz
Is that the FASTEST color? Tough to tell in thos pics.

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PostSubject: Re: My new ride   Wed Jan 05, 2011 10:24 am

Nice car.
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PostSubject: Re: My new ride   Wed Jan 05, 2011 10:34 am

No Moa wrote:
I dont' want to start a war (again) but did you trade the wagon in?

Nice car.
No war.Wink I sold the wagon, and then purchased the Regal.
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PostSubject: Re: My new ride   Wed Jan 05, 2011 10:39 am

Good to hear, good luck with the regal.
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PostSubject: Re: My new ride   Wed Jan 05, 2011 10:49 am

Sweet ride. Wait... the wagon is...gone? confused
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PostSubject: Re: My new ride   Wed Jan 05, 2011 12:55 pm

Nice looking car, bet it moves a bit better than my riv with how much less it weighs. Watch those lower intake manifold gaskets! They claimed my Riv's original engine.
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PostSubject: Re: My new ride   Wed Jan 05, 2011 1:29 pm

IMPALADAKID wrote:
Now that the wagon is gone, I needed something more practical, and newer, so I came across this:
1999 Regal GSE Supercharged. 157k, and loaded with every option.
Billy likey


Fitting plate for a sedan Razz

Looks good though. Whats the power numbers for the supercharged six?
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PostSubject: Re: My new ride   Wed Jan 05, 2011 1:36 pm

1984twodoor wrote:
Fitting plate for a sedan Razz

Looks good though. Whats the power numbers for the supercharged six?[/quote]
LOL. It was a lot cheaper to transfer the plates. Cost me 49 bucks total for the transfer.

Numbers are 240hp/280ft lbs of torque.
The wagon could take it off the line all day long, but it has it beat every where else. cheers


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PostSubject: Re: My new ride   Wed Jan 05, 2011 1:40 pm

IMPALADAKID wrote:
1984twodoor wrote:
Fitting plate for a sedan Razz

Looks good though. Whats the power numbers for the supercharged six?
LOL. It was a lot cheaper to transfer the plates. Cost me 49 bucks total for the transfer.

Numbers are 240hp/280ft lbs of torque.
The wagon could take it off the line all day long, but it has it beat every where else. cheers

That has sounds like a fun car, actually. Good deal Arrow

I think some FWD "wimpala" ss wheels should go on lol.
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PostSubject: Re: My new ride   Wed Jan 05, 2011 3:36 pm

Whats the fuel economy look like for that buick? Im toying with the idea of dropping the gold Caprice and moving on to a more practical commute.
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PostSubject: Re: My new ride   Wed Jan 05, 2011 3:57 pm

Sweet Century! Smile We need a W body section or something now... Wink

I've been thinking about one too, to play with. Monte, Bonnie, Regal, GTP, Riv, Impy???? Who knows... Wink

Good luck with it. I diggit! Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: My new ride   Wed Jan 05, 2011 5:04 pm

toomanytoyz wrote:
Sweet Century! Smile
It's a REGAL! Not a Century! Razz
toomanytoyz wrote:
Good luck with it. I diggit! Very Happy
Thanks man! Wink
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PostSubject: Re: My new ride   Wed Jan 05, 2011 5:28 pm


I like it too Very Happy Should I start building you a spare 4T60e now?? Razz Laughing
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PostSubject: Re: My new ride   Wed Jan 05, 2011 5:33 pm

mileage 25 ish .. Unless ya drive it like ya stole it.. Then about 18/20
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PostSubject: Re: My new ride   Wed Jan 05, 2011 5:57 pm

95brmw wrote:
...... Watch those lower intake manifold gaskets! ......
Done them a couple of times, not a bad job (not counting the time spent praying the manifold seals)
Do they still put the belt around the motor mount?

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PostSubject: Re: My new ride   Wed Jan 05, 2011 6:18 pm

Didn't know they made them SC'ed, nice!
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PostSubject: Re: My new ride   Wed Jan 05, 2011 7:53 pm

If you were going to get a W-body, I'm glad you got this exact one. Very Happy

I bet with that mileage, the gaskets have been done already.

I like it!
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PostSubject: Re: My new ride   Wed Jan 05, 2011 7:56 pm

Matt Trakker wrote:
If you were going to get a W-body, I'm glad you got this exact one. Very Happy

I bet with that mileage, the gaskets have been done already.

I like it!
It looks like it has been done. I now need to put brakes all around. Pads and rotors, and replace the evap vent purge valve, color sand and buff the paint, and she should be ready to start modding.
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PostSubject: Re: My new ride   Wed Jan 05, 2011 8:05 pm

Daughter has had 2 GTPs as DDs .. A new 04 and a 07. 04 had a little over a 100k .. Gaskets went when the car only had 20k or so.. Under warrenty.. 07 has a little over 150k.. Brakes, tires, and oil changes.. That is it.. Like I said they are/were driven hard !! Nice dependable cars !!
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PostSubject: Re: My new ride   Thu Jan 06, 2011 11:30 am

A couple bum shots. Razz


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PostSubject: Re: My new ride   Thu Jan 06, 2011 11:38 am

Can the GSC come off the back?
DRGNWGN may make them wonder Suspect ,
but assuming the SC is supercharged THAT will alert them for sure Shocked
Nice bum BTW

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PostSubject: Re: My new ride   Thu Jan 06, 2011 11:44 am

sdstick wrote:
Can the GSC come off the back?
DRGNWGN may make them wonder Suspect ,
Yes. I have some Century emblems and wire wheel hub caps to disguise it. Wink

sdstick wrote:
Nice bum BTW

Thanks man! I work out. Razz
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PostSubject: Re: My new ride   Thu Jan 06, 2011 12:57 pm

IMPALADAKID wrote:
I now need to put brakes all around. Pads and rotors, and replace the evap vent purge valve, color sand and buff the paint, and she should be ready to start modding.

If the car needs brakes, look around before you spring for replacement rotors - the later models had both larger diameter rotors, and some had both larger and wider rotors that can be retrofitted. Some only need to use a different caliper bracket, which are cheap. Wider will need the corresponding calipers, but those can be had for short money too, not that you work near an auto parts store or something.

Most of the upgrades offered below just alternate GM parts they are packaging as a kit.

http://www.thrashercharged.com/tech_htm/brakes.shtm

http://www.wbodystore.com/grandprix/Brakes-c-8.html

http://www.zzperformance.com/grand_prix/products.php?id=138

LS1 F-body stuff can be retrofitted too - just get the parts away from Jim before he realizes what you're up to.

http://www.clubgp.com/newforum/tm.asp?m=2434239&p=7&tmode=1&smode=1&cookieCheck=671734297

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PostSubject: Re: My new ride   Thu Jan 06, 2011 4:25 pm

I dunno... Doesn't say Regal anywhere on that century... Barely discernable from this one.... Wink





LOL. Smile

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PostSubject: Re: My new ride   Thu Jan 06, 2011 9:23 pm

nice ride i can see the dirt from here ..... we got that same colored option car on the used car lot right now....... want a spare?
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PostSubject: Re: My new ride   Thu Jan 06, 2011 9:58 pm

toomanytoyz wrote:
I dunno... Doesn't say Regal anywhere on that century... Barely discernable from this one.... Wink


LOL. Smile
It says regal on the door liver lips. And your linkys no work. You sir suffer from link fail
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PostSubject: Re: My new ride   Fri Jan 07, 2011 10:07 am

Doh! Linkfail!!!!!!! Very Happy

Maybe this one'll work....



Or this one?



And I lol'd at "liverlips"! How old are you, anyways??? Buying a century and making jokes like that? Wink Razz

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PostSubject: Re: My new ride   Fri Jan 07, 2011 10:26 am

toomanytoyz wrote:
Doh! Linkfail!!!!!!! Very Happy

Maybe this one'll work....



Or this one?



And I lol'd at "liverlips"! How old are you, anyways??? Buying a century and making jokes like that? Wink Razz
SHUT UP MAN!!!!! I is a baby!! Razz
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PostSubject: Re: My new ride   Fri Jan 07, 2011 12:15 pm

toomanytoyz wrote:
....And I lol'd at "liverlips"! How old are you, anyways??? Buying a century and making jokes like that? Wink Razz

IMPALADAKID wrote:
SHUT UP MAN!!!!! I is a baby!! Razz

Ya SU, I just began to feel right at home.... Sleep ....Razz
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PostSubject: Re: My new ride   Mon Jan 31, 2011 1:31 am

After seeing these things in action at the dragstrip on youtube, I really think I will consider one for a future DD. I had no idea they were that quick! There are people that dump thousands into Mustangs and wind up with a car that runs the same times...
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PostSubject: Re: My new ride   Tue Feb 01, 2011 9:35 am

Matt Trakker wrote:
After seeing these things in action at the dragstrip on youtube, I really think I will consider one for a future DD. I had no idea they were that quick! There are people that dump thousands into Mustangs and wind up with a car that runs the same times...
My understanding is. 5 simple mods: Headers, Tune, 3.4" pulley, CAI and delete the u-bend in the Exhaust, and you are in the mid 13 second range. cheers I guess stock is mid to high 14s. Arrow
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PostSubject: Re: My new ride   Tue Feb 01, 2011 8:38 pm

IMPALADAKID wrote:
toomanytoyz wrote:
Doh! Linkfail!!!!!!! Very Happy

Maybe this one'll work....



Or this one?



And I lol'd at "liverlips"! How old are you, anyways??? Buying a century and making jokes like that? Wink Razz
SHUT UP MAN!!!!! I is a baby!! Razz

It looks like a Volvo from the top.
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