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About HUBBYJAMES’s Garage
About me and my passion for cars
I STARTED OUT LIKING CORVETTES , 76 STINGRAY'S . THEN I GOT A LOOK AT THE 77 TRANS AM IN THE MOVIE SMOKEY AND THE BANDIT, THEN IN DEC OF 1977 I ATTENDED A COUSINS WEDDING , HE AND HIS BRIDE HAD A NEW 77 BANDIT T-TOP AND THEN I WAS HOOKED, THE REALITY OF THE CAR, AND HEARING THE 400 GROWL LIVE WAS TOO MUCH, I WAS HOOKED! I HAD MY FIRST T/A IN 1983. IT WAS A 1975 TRANS AM, WHITE WITH ORANGE,RED AND YELLOW DECALS IT HAD BLK VYNAL INTERIOR, AND RALLY II WHEELS . IT WAS A 400 AUTOMATIC, W A/C. THIS WAS THE ONLY CAR MY DAD EVER HELPED ME WITH AND HE ONLY LOANED ME PART OF THE MONEY, FOR A SHORT TIME, I HAD SO MUCH FUN IN THAT CAR DURING HIGH SCHOOL, AND HAVE NEVER GOTTEN ANOTHER TICKET FOR AS MUCH AS I DID IN THAT CAR EITHER, HA HA ! BUT I HAVE HAD SOO MANY T/A'S SINCE THEN . WISHING TOO THAT I HAD KEPT SEVERAL OF THEM. THEN IN 1995 I BOUGHT A BEAUTIFUL 1979 SUNDANCE YELLOW WITH FIRETHORN DECALS AND CAMEL TAN CUSTOM VYNAL INTERIOR, IT AS A HARDTOP CAR WITH A 403 , AUTOMATIC CAR WITH NATURAL CAST COLOR 7" SNOWFLAKES WITH 34,000 ORIGIONAL MILES ON IT, ALL ORIGIONAL CAR I DROVE THAT ONE UNTILL 2002,WHEN IT WAS STOLEN FROM ME AT MY WORK AND LIABILITY DIDN'T PAY ANYTHING SO I WAS LEFT WITH NOTHING, AND IN 2006 MY WIFE HELPED ME WITH A GENTLE NUDGE TO BUY THE 1979 SE BLK N GOLD T-TOP THAT I NOW OWN, AND AM TRYING TO RESTORE! IT'S HARD TO UNDERSTAND FOR SOME PEOPLE, I DON'T HAVE TO HAVE A NEW CAR OR A REALLY EXSPENSIVE SPORTS CAR . I JUST WANT THE CAR I'VE ALWAY'S LOVED, AND IT ISN'T IMPOSSIBLE, AND NOTHING GREAT, WONDERFUL OR WOTH HAVING IS EASY, IT IS JUST GOING TO TAKE TIME AND DEDICATION. BUT I WILL NEVER SELL THIS ONE. BECAUSE YOU SEE , I HAVE A SON THAT IS GOING TO HAVE A LOVE AND PASSION FOR THIS ONE! I JUST KNOW THAT ONE DAY WHEN ITS DONE AND IT IS REAL, AND HE HEARS ITS 400 GROWL, HE TOO JUST LIKE ME HE WILL BE HOOKED!
My first car
1975 CUTLASS SUPREME 2 DR. DK BLUE W/ WHITE HALF TOP AND BLUE AND WHITE INTERIOR WITH SWIVEL BUCKET SEATS AND FLOOR CONSOLE.
Car I wish I still had
MY 1978 BLACK TRANS AM WITH GOLD 8" SNOWFLAKE WHEELS , IT WAS A W72 WS6 CAR 400 WITH 4 SPEED. BLACK CLOTH HOBNAIL INTERIOR!
My dream car
MY 1979 BLACK N GOLD SE T-TOP CAR WITH BLACK HOBNAIL CLOTH INTERIOR, 8" WHEELS AND GOLD DECALS, FULLY RESTORED TO FACTORY SPECS AND FINISHED SOON.
Car clubs I’m in
HEART OF DIXIE FIREBIRDS & THE RIVERCITY BOPPERS !
- Type of racing: DRAG RACING
- Car movie: SMOKEY AND THE BANDIT
- Car magazine: HIGH PERFORMANCE PONTIAC
— Profile last updated: Aug 8, 2013
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