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Cars > Challenges > “Thumper” Vs “The Mean Green Machine”

 

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Balboa777

M–18
Elberton, Georgia
United States

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CorvairJim

M–51
Norristown, Pennsylvania
United States

 

1968 Pontiac Firebird 400

“Thumper”

1968 Pontiac Firebird 400 model

“The Mean Green Machine”

 
Photo of: 1968 Pontiac Firebird
Photo of: 1968 Pontiac Firebird 400
 

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About “Thumper”

My model of my 68 firebird 400, Took forever 2 figure out what color i wanted it, then it took silver 2 look like thumper, lol!

About “The Mean Green Machine”

(Because this is a model car, I'll only accept challenges from other models, diecasts, and toys for it.)

This was one of those models that I had to build as soon as I heard that it was coming out. The review in 'Scale Auto' magazine said it would definitely be in the running for their "Kit of the Year" award and, as I recall, it won. This model was an extremely enjoyable build due to it being a subject that hadn't been available since 1968 and it's excellent parts fit. It ws made even better for me since neighbors of mine when I was growing up had a car just like my model - That's why I chose the colors I did for it.

 

Specs for “Thumper”

No specifications listed.

Specs for “The Mean Green Machine”

Revell 1:25 scale 1968 Pontiac Firebird 400 model kit

 

Factory Options for “Thumper”

No factory options listed.

Factory Options for “The Mean Green Machine”

The Firebird 400 package, which included the 400 c.i.d. engine, handling suspension, Rally II wheels, 400 badging, and the trademark Pontiac 'arrowhead' emblem at the peak of the front bumper - the 400 was the only Firebird with that emblem in that location!
4-speed manual transmission
Hood-Mounted Tachometer
Redline Tires

 

Mods for “Thumper”

No modifications listed.

Mods for “The Mean Green Machine”

Aftermarket Redline tires
Battery Cables
Spark Plug Wires
Wheel Valve Stems
Seat Belts
Turn Signal Stalk
Sun Visors
High Beam Switch
Dome light
Fully-Flocked Carpeting

 

Photo Albums 1 – 1 of 1

Cover photo of Thumper's 2 fast! album
Thumper's 2 fast!
Photos: 5
 

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Photo Albums

“The Mean Green Machine” has no photo albums.

 

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Points for Thumper Total Votes Points for The Mean Green Machine
11 8 29

 

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