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post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old 12-27-01, 09:26 PM Thread Starter
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Monaros are dropping like flies

Sources here in Adelaide say that quite a few pre delivery Monaros have been written off by the dealers in driving mishaps.....
I know for a fact the first Monaro on the road here in SA was written off with only 200 clicks on the clock, it was just picked up the day before by a guy who works with my uncle when taking it for a spin in the hills he lost it slid over an embankment and rolled it several times landing on its roof. He reckons he was doing the speed limit.
Are there handling problems in the Monaro?, only time will tell.

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I know of one brand new (2300km) on the clock very sick GTS Vx.
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Amazing what people will say,

But Officer I was doing the speed limit,I dont Know why my skid marks are 50 metres long.

Wheres the GTS I am looking for spares.
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Amazing what people will say,

But Officer I was doing the speed limit,I dont Know why my skid marks are 50 metres long.

Wheres the GTS I am looking for spares.
very Very Very good question. No one is exactly sure where the owner has taken it. Some serious issues re this car, or should I say the person driving it.
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I would say the trouble is, is that nut.
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I would say the trouble is, is that nut.
The one behind the steering wheel!
True i would have to agree, don't think it's the cars fault.

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Either way its proberly not good news for holden..

Holden drivers = bad drivers?

Just wait for the insurance companies, the Monaro.. will get a WRX/200SX insurance rate.. ~$10,000 a year stuff..

I know of very few cars that when your driving along in a strieght line at the speed limit suddenly jump off a inbankment and land on the roof.
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Mabey all the bullshit writen in the magazines has fooled people into thinking a Commodore can suddenly handle & they are pushing them only to discover they still suck. I have fats & skinnies on my car I know not to push it cornering because it just doesn't work.
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Mabey all the bullshit writen in the magazines has fooled people into thinking a Commodore can suddenly handle & they are pushing them only to discover they still suck. I have fats & skinnies on my car I know not to push it cornering because it just doesn't work.
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