Do you have a dedicated commuter car and a "fun" car?

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  1. Glockdude1

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    In 1987, a lightweight WE4 (Turbo T) option was offered. Only 1,547 of this variant were produced. The differences between a WE4 and the Grand National were the interior trim package, wheels, exterior badging, aluminum bumper supports, and aluminum rear brake drums as opposed to the Grand National's cast iron, making the WE4 a lighter and faster car.

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    Picture of the Pontiac?
     

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    Ha! Ha! LOL! :rofl:
     
  4. Turn4811

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    Daily driver vs. fun car? All my vehicles are fun to drive otherwise I wouldn't have them.

    2006 Electra Glide - probably could be considered the daily driver as I jump on it the most.
    1996 1200S Harley Sportster Sport punched out to 1456cc - unknown 1/4 mile time but it does the 1/8 mile in less than 6 seconds at 105 mph at the local track.
    1974 Stingray Corvette - ragtop with a rock-crusher 4 speed, 4.10 posi rear that has about 375 rwhp - it red lines at 108 in less than 1/4 mile
    2012 Mini Cooper S - this thing is a go-cart on steroids
     
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    But of course...

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    I bought some aftermarket fender skirts (shiny chrome finish) that I install sometimes and look pretty decent, but I can't locate a photo of them installed at the moment.

    The most recognizable feature of that era of Pontiacs is the front bumper "nose" which isn't shown in these photos either. Search "1969 Pontiac Executive" on Google Images (I just discovered some of the page 1 photos are my car!) and you'll see what I mean.
     
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  6. GVIFlyer

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    Magnificent! My Honda would fit in that Pontiac's trunk.
     
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    Indeed the trunk is insanely huge, and the rear quarter panel itself (especially on the 2-door sedans like mine) is longer than most cars these days!

    Okay I'm exaggerating, but only a little. :supergrin:
     
  8. GVIFlyer

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    Porsche 914-6? I had one before I could afford a 911. I should have kept it, it was better than my first 911T.

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    Not really.

    I have -

    '10 GMC Sierra Denali - Work Truck
    03 Chevy Avalanche - Personal Truck
    06 Honda Odyssey - Wife's kid mobile.

    Maybe one day there will be a 'fun' ride in the garage.
     
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    Have you seen the prices of the sixes lately? Kicking myself for selling mine, the green one is a 1.7 but is a beautiful example, my kids call it Kermit lol! Hopefully next year it will be getting a Jake Raby engine:cool:
     
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    dedicated daily driver- 2003 Mustang GT
    in the snow it can be a 'fun' car
    Since it has not stopped snowing here for 4 - 1/2 days it gets 'exciting' as well.

    Some day I will have 2 cars again.. for now I 'combine' the 2
     
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    Just move up a year - the 2004 Mustang SVT Cobra with the supercharged modular V-8 and IRS was a spectacular car.

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    Thanks for all the info...*Interesting thread for everybody...quick question...what do you think about the Porsche 911-S Turbo...(Noticed your GT-R above) ..an honest question...and just want your opinion...
     
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    retired so no commute- fun is a fiesta st. the "dog car" is the o4 Regal.
     
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    2009 Camry = Daily driver 2016 Corvette = Fun car.
     
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    My get around has to be a 4X4. The TJ 1998 Wrangler works for me.:drillsgt:

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