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Nexus

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Re: Spotted!!! Any year of bird
« Reply #40 on: August 27, 2021, 06:22:58 AM »
I spotted a mid 90's Firebird convertible dressed in red!!

Sadly because of where I was, I couldn't get a picture of it and the couple in the car might have found it weird and creepy!!
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Re: Spotted!!! Any year of bird
« Reply #41 on: August 27, 2021, 02:03:02 PM »
I spotted a mid 90's Firebird convertible dressed in red!!

Sadly because of where I was, I could get a picture of it and the couple in the car might have found it weird and creepy!!
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Re: Spotted!!! Any year of bird
« Reply #42 on: August 27, 2021, 03:06:53 PM »
Most of our cars have big chickens on the hood... it doesn't get anymore creepy than that.




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Re: Spotted!!! Any year of bird
« Reply #43 on: August 29, 2021, 09:36:34 PM »
Hahahaha...I guess eh!!
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Re: Spotted!!! Any year of bird
« Reply #44 on: September 18, 2021, 10:38:06 AM »
CnC this morning.  Silver one is a Mecham


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Re: Spotted!!! Any year of bird
« Reply #45 on: September 18, 2021, 08:02:07 PM »
CnC this morning.  Silver one is a Mecham


My son is in ABQ.  He sent me a picture of the same car this morning.   :cool:
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Re: Spotted!!! Any year of bird
« Reply #46 on: September 19, 2021, 06:30:37 AM »
Yesterday I saw a 77 gold T/A drive by the opposite direction from me, so no pic. BUT that is very rare in my area, as I have seen all Firebirds in town.




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Re: Spotted!!! Any year of bird
« Reply #47 on: September 19, 2021, 07:35:03 AM »
Yesterday I saw a 77 gold T/A drive by the opposite direction from me, so no pic. BUT that is very rare in my area, as I have seen all Firebirds in town.
Did you notice what side the driver was on?  There was a RHD y88 at the Lions show last weekend.  The owner said the backstory was the car came from New Zealand.
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Re: Spotted!!! Any year of bird
« Reply #48 on: September 19, 2021, 08:41:15 AM »
I did not, actually I don't remember if there was a passenger either.




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Re: Spotted!!! Any year of bird
« Reply #49 on: September 23, 2021, 08:50:15 PM »
Today I saw a mid 90's convertible, red in colour, didn't notice the driver but the passenger sure caught my attention ;)
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Re: Spotted!!! Any year of bird
« Reply #50 on: September 25, 2021, 06:11:49 AM »
^^^ I think we need to change the name of this thread.




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Re: Spotted!!! Any year of bird
« Reply #51 on: September 26, 2021, 05:27:01 AM »
Saw this yesterday, I don't remember the last time I've seen a brown late 70s one.




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Re: Spotted!!! Any year of bird
« Reply #52 on: September 26, 2021, 08:45:37 AM »
My light turned green first and I took a better look at the car as I was driving by, it looked very clean and original, two things you don't see here.




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Re: Spotted!!! Any year of bird
« Reply #53 on: September 26, 2021, 10:30:08 AM »
Good spot Jack.
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Re: Spotted!!! Any year of bird
« Reply #54 on: September 26, 2021, 10:52:39 AM »
Hey Jack, how did you get your Polaroid, or instamatic loaded so fast, to catch that shot? Or do you drive around with them loaded and ready sitting on the seat next to you? Good catch. :)
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Re: Spotted!!! Any year of bird
« Reply #55 on: September 26, 2021, 01:02:09 PM »
Hey Jack, how did you get your Polaroid, or instamatic loaded so fast, to catch that shot? Or do you drive around with them loaded and ready sitting on the seat next to you? Good catch. :)

You got it Joe, cell phones are banned in MA so had to resort to a Polaroid... Funny enough the Polaroid HD use to be down the street from me and only few years ago it got converted to a supermarket.

Good spot Jack.

Kerry I thought you'd be more interested in that that building with slate roof and all.
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Re: Spotted!!! Any year of bird
« Reply #56 on: September 27, 2021, 05:43:40 PM »
HA,  First thing I thought when I saw the pic was 'What a great looking building', looks like Bavaria!
Finished!
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79 TATA 4sp-Next Project?
79 TATA - Lost to Fire!
86 Grand Prix - Sold
85 T/A - Sold
85 Fiero - Sold
82 Firebird - Sold
'38-CZ 250
'39-BSA Gold Star
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'52-Ariel Red Hunter
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Re: Spotted!!! Any year of bird
« Reply #57 on: September 27, 2021, 06:32:29 PM »
Spotted this one blasting onto an off-ramp yesterday.
We were headed out to Copiague, NY on the LIE to competition for our school's marching band.
A great stance perhaps but whoever was driving had to be hard on the brakes too the way they were coming on the right.

Sweet looking Bandit!



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Re: Spotted!!! Any year of bird
« Reply #58 on: September 27, 2021, 06:38:12 PM »
I like very nice looking bird.




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Re: Spotted!!! Any year of bird
« Reply #59 on: September 28, 2021, 07:59:44 AM »
Those are some cool grabs!!!

That building is super cool also!!
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Re: Spotted!!! Any year of bird
« Reply #60 on: October 03, 2021, 06:55:31 PM »
A few from the Bracket Finals this past weekend at Lebanon Valley Dragway







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Re: Spotted!!! Any year of bird
« Reply #61 on: October 03, 2021, 07:47:45 PM »
Referencing the 69, in the bottom photo. Not only does the pavement heat the tires, so does the fender lips. :shock:
(Man, talk about a tight squeeze.)
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Re: Spotted!!! Any year of bird
« Reply #62 on: October 04, 2021, 09:48:59 AM »
I been seeing this one driving around town for the past two year, never when I have time to do anything. Yesterday was the same situation but at least I got a picture
I could see right into it and drove past it on the road so I know it’s a 74 non ac car with standard 455
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Re: Spotted!!! Any year of bird
« Reply #63 on: October 08, 2021, 12:21:07 PM »
2021-10-08_01-59-07 by Kerry Grubb, on Flickr
2021-10-08_01-58-54 by Kerry Grubb, on Flickr

Not really spotted in the wild. Was at a local car show last weekend. My car is typically the only trans am I ever see out. Was surprised when these rolled in, kinda. The 68 belongs to my old secretary and her husband. I know them well just dont see them out that often. He has owned the car since 1971. Has gone through a couple of restorations. Very nice. The 79 belongs to his friend whom I have never met. This guy bought the car brand new. A couple of long term owners.
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Re: Spotted!!! Any year of bird
« Reply #64 on: October 08, 2021, 02:24:27 PM »
Kerry,

Nice looking Firebirds, from the photos it looks like exceptional body and paint work. I am often amazed at how many paint jobs are superior to what these cars came out of the factory with.
1980 T/A with a Pontiac 461

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Re: Spotted!!! Any year of bird
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Re: Spotted!!! Any year of bird
« Reply #65 on: October 08, 2021, 03:04:35 PM »
That's cheating Mr. Kerry... but that 67/68 convertible is one top of my list of cars to have... Just beautiful.




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Re: Spotted!!! Any year of bird
« Reply #66 on: October 08, 2021, 05:01:31 PM »
Like I said, I know the '68, it def is a first rate restoration.  They had it restored quite a few years ago, new NOS quarters put, and a slew of other NOS parts when they were still available. Work was done at a Pontiac dealership. After a few years the car was T Boned at an intersection and it was restored a second time. The 79 is an auto,  hard top. Nice looking car, repaint that was about a 7 out of 10. Int. original.
Finished!
77 T/A - I will Call this one DONE!
79 TATA 4sp-Next Project?
79 TATA - Lost to Fire!
86 Grand Prix - Sold
85 T/A - Sold
85 Fiero - Sold
82 Firebird - Sold
'38-CZ 250
'39-BSA Gold Star
'49-Triumph 350
'52-Ariel Red Hunter
'66-BSA Lightning
'01-HD RoadKing

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Re: Spotted!!! Any year of bird
« Reply #67 on: October 08, 2021, 06:38:23 PM »
Very nice!!
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http://transamcountry.com/community/index.php?topic=79648.0

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Re: Spotted!!! Any year of bird
« Reply #68 on: October 09, 2021, 05:29:26 PM »
Travelling just outside of York Pa, saw a forgotten 75 trans am sitting in a parking lot of a repair shop. Looked like it had been there since about 1980! I tried to get a pic but the light turned green. My wife said "dont even thing about it". If I had been myself.............
Finished!
77 T/A - I will Call this one DONE!
79 TATA 4sp-Next Project?
79 TATA - Lost to Fire!
86 Grand Prix - Sold
85 T/A - Sold
85 Fiero - Sold
82 Firebird - Sold
'38-CZ 250
'39-BSA Gold Star
'49-Triumph 350
'52-Ariel Red Hunter
'66-BSA Lightning
'01-HD RoadKing

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Re: Spotted!!! Any year of bird
« Reply #69 on: October 09, 2021, 05:49:20 PM »
Wives are such buss kills.... Don't tell mine I said that, lol
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Nexus

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Re: Spotted!!! Any year of bird
« Reply #70 on: October 10, 2021, 08:12:05 AM »
OMG...that's funny!!

A few times I was told to just keep going!!
Charlie

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(20 years and counting but still have her)
http://transamcountry.com/community/index.php?topic=79648.0

Re: Spotted!!! Any year of bird
« Reply #70 on: October 10, 2021, 08:12:05 AM »
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