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Norristown, Pennsylvania
United States

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Middleburg, Pennsylvania
United States


2006 Chevrolet Cobalt SS


1997 Chevrolet Cavalier z24


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About “"Bud"”

In late 2005, I decided that I didn't want to subject my '66 Corvair daily driver to another winter of Pennsylvania road salt. Its floors had virtually no rust, just a little surface rust, and I wanted to keep it that way! GM was having one of its rebate promos, so I checked into how much a Cobalt would cost. The local dealers (I have three within 10 minutes!) all came in too high, but there was one about ten miles away that quoted me a price that was just too good to pass up. They pitched me the SS, with the equipment I wanted, cheaper than one of the other dealers quoted me on am LT!
I call it "Bud" because I'm a big NASCAR fan, especially the Earnhardts. Dale Earnhardt was, is, and always will be THE MAN! Dale, Jr. is currently my driver, because, after all, he is his father's son. Now, at the time, JR. drove a red Chevy SS with "Bud" painted across the hood. What else am I going to call MY red Chevy SS? (I have no plans to repaint it in his current colors!)
And for all you other NASCAR fans out there, I'm open to guesses as to what Bud's license plate "BOOG8Y 3" means.

About “#cavy”

i have a 97 chevy cavalier. it looks and sounds grat, ive had it for bout 2 years, i plan on doing big things with it


Specs for “"Bud"”

171 H.P. Dual Overhead Cam 4-cylinder.
5-speed Transaxle.
0-60: About 7.5 seconds (official Timex wristwatch timing!)
Top Speed: I've had it up to an indicated 130, but I ran out of road. It still had some left in it.

Specs for “#cavy”

the engine is a 2.4 twin cam , new pistons and cams ,its port and polished, id say the hp is round 200, 0-60 is prolly bout 7 sec


Factory Options for “"Bud"”

SS Equipment package.(includes 171 HP. Ecotec 4-cylinder Engine, 5-speed manual Transaxle, Sport Front and Rear Facia,
Power Windows and Door Locks, Body Color Rear-View Mirrors
Driving Lights, Remote Trunk Release, Carpeted Floor Mats, Multi-Function Trip Computer, 17" Polished Alloy Wheels, 4- Wheel Disc Brakes)
Victory Red paint.
Charcoal Leather interior.
Heated seats.
AM/FM/XM Satellite/CD Stereo
Power Sunroof

Factory Options for “#cavy”

No factory options listed.


Mods for “"Bud"”

None (Yet...) except a set of Falken tires - it used to corner well, now it handles like a go-kart!
I'm planning Silver Chevelle SS-style stripes and full window tint next summer.

Mods for “#cavy”

it has a drifter 2 bodykit, has the stock wheels and tires yet, has a carbon fiber spoiler, ram air hood, it has a greddy exgaust system, custom royal blue paint job.the interior is blue and black, the door panel is black on the top and blue on the bottom to brake it up a bit because it is blue in the back also, the dash is black and the side pillars are blue the center consoul is also blue on the bottom and black on the top and the door handle and other accesories are also blue.


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