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Well I figured I would start my own thread for my car. I traded in my 2005 Chevrolet Cavalier for this 2004 R. It has 91,000 miles. Silver with atacama interior, 6 speed manual, nav, heated seats. After a week of owning it the only thing I'm not liking so far is the floating down the road feeling and bottoming out the shocks on bumps. I assume the new shocks and struts I ordered should solve this problem. Well here are a few pictures of what I had and what I went to.
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And here is my weekend car
 

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Night and day difference between before and after :D Atacama for the win.
 

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Welcome to SS! I got my '07 SR MT in May after I traded in my '08 Subaru Legacy. I thought going from 170hp to 300hp was night and day - I cannot imagine how different it is for you!

I've remember stumbling upon the one you purchased on cars.com not too long ago - great color combo!
 

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Nice! Welcome!
 

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Welcome! Start modding :D
He did by adding the following:
Tripled horsepower
Tripled torque
AWD
HID
Power, leather seats.
4-piston calipers
Rear disc brakes
2 doors
Glass headlamps with wipers.
Etc...

:)

Those Cavaliers are brutally uncomfortable. I had the "pleasure" of renting one for a business trip some time ago. Let me tell you, 11-hour one-way drive is murder on the back. My foot went numb becuase of the lack of cruise control.
 

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He did by adding the following:
Tripled horsepower
Tripled torque
AWD
HID
Power, leather seats.
4-piston calipers
Rear disc brakes
2 doors
Glass headlamps with wipers.
Etc...

:)

Those Cavaliers are brutally uncomfortable. I had the "pleasure" of renting one for a business trip some time ago. Let me tell you, 11-hour one-way drive is murder on the back. My foot went numb becuase of the lack of cruise control.

LOL nice... don't forget, tripled the build quality and longevity ;)
 

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That's a huge step up
 

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welcome! Great color combo.
 

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Wow, great move up - congrats, and a manual atacama too boot!
 

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He did by adding the following:
Tripled horsepower
Tripled torque
AWD
HID
Power, leather seats.
4-piston calipers
Rear disc brakes
2 doors
Glass headlamps with wipers.
Etc...

:)

Those Cavaliers are brutally uncomfortable. I had the "pleasure" of renting one for a business trip some time ago. Let me tell you, 11-hour one-way drive is murder on the back. My foot went numb becuase of the lack of cruise control.
Yeah I was stationed in SoCal and would drive home to Salt Lake, 10.5 hours, very often in that car. It was pretty brutal at times.
 

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Very nice R...and not a bad weekend car.
 
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