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jonathonar89

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Looks like I have one of the first BPM 1998 Trans Am's
« on: September 05, 2019, 06:59:43 AM »
Thought my TAC friends would be interested to find out this bit of information.  I was speaking with someone who runs a registry for the '98 bright purple metallic cars. After providing my VIN (xxxxxx00694), it looks like I'm going to have the first registered BPM Trans Am with a July 21, 1997 build date.

I'm going to study the numbers more on my car to confirm and keep you guys updated.

Untitled by Jonathon Randolph, on Flickr


Jack

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Re: Looks like I have one of the first BPM 1998 Trans Am's
« Reply #1 on: September 05, 2019, 07:49:22 AM »
Cool, I always liked that color on a 4th gen.




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FormTA

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Re: Looks like I have one of the first BPM 1998 Trans Am's
« Reply #2 on: September 05, 2019, 08:05:58 AM »
Ya, me too. That is an awesome color. I wouldn't mind having that car in my lineup.
79 Trans am 301 (work in progress) LS swap n progress
79 Formula 301 (Work in progress)
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See the recurring theme???

Aus78Formula

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Re: Looks like I have one of the first BPM 1998 Trans Am's
« Reply #3 on: September 14, 2019, 05:43:04 AM »
What's BPM?

jonathonar89

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Re: Looks like I have one of the first BPM 1998 Trans Am's
« Reply #4 on: September 14, 2019, 06:11:20 AM »
What's BPM?

88U paint code...Bright Purple Metallic

Re: Looks like I have one of the first BPM 1998 Trans Am's
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Nexus

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Re: Looks like I have one of the first BPM 1998 Trans Am's
« Reply #5 on: September 14, 2019, 07:18:18 PM »
You were right....We are interested in such things, and I'm excited you included a photo!!!

It does look pretty cool though!!
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Aus78Formula

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Re: Looks like I have one of the first BPM 1998 Trans Am's
« Reply #6 on: September 14, 2019, 07:28:17 PM »
I nearly painted an earlier restored classic into the same colour. Gf at the time wouldn't allow it. Said it was a colour that symbolised being sexually frustrated. It's amazing how hard you can bite your tongue before bleeding starts!

Jack

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Re: Looks like I have one of the first BPM 1998 Trans Am's
« Reply #7 on: September 15, 2019, 05:01:10 AM »
That explains the accent lol... oh wait you're Australian.




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