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    • Started by FOXY Feb 9, 2012 at 6:53 am
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    Topic: Favorite Bandit Run Moments...

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    1. #11 Feb 9, 2012 at 6:53 am

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      My Favourite First time Bandit Run moments were hangin with all you guys & seeing all the comraderie & love you all have for these great Trans Ams & of course Smokey & The Bandit movie. I would also like to add that I was made more than welcome by many of you which don't need to be named because there are far too many that made my visit very special & cannot wait to be back for 2012. This run for me was a lifetime experience only dreamed by many & to be a part of it with all you guys was very special to me. You all know who you are that that helped me & I shall never forget the friendship you all have shown. Hope to see all you runners back again for more in May
      Singin East Bound & Down with Clint & Loon & Co in a Karaoke Bar in Chattanooga TN @ some stupid hour in the morning was priceless but good fun.
       

       

      If ya can't be good --- be good at it !!!!
    2. #12 Feb 9, 2012 at 11:32 pm

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      So Many but my best memory was when I told some one I got lost on 2010 and they said
      "This is the bandit run, you didn't make a wrong turn, or get lost, you were just doing something on your own" Made me laugh!
      Rickey Boobie on the CB.
      Seeing Crash [url=http://www.motortopia.com/car-videos/bandit-run-2011-burn-outs-ronnie-crash-1985-t-a-4209 ]almost take out a barrier[/url].

      go to about 45 seconds.

      But I could go on and on and on.
       

       

      My 1978 SE Gold T/A the only thing I ever loved that hasn't left me.... yet
      http://www.mrbills.net/trans_am/
    3. #13 Feb 11, 2012 at 6:23 pm

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      Well, first of all...we won't talk about the "Love Bugs"!

      I think one of my fondest memories was at the Bandit Bash at Jupiter Beach, watching that little old man dance to the music! He was really good! Also I enjoyed the drive on Daytona Beach and meeting up at Hooter's! biggrin image
       

       

      Mike and Marcia, Chattanooga TN
    4. #14 Feb 20, 2012 at 8:58 pm

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      I have yet to actually drive 1 mile in a Bandit Run, but I've been to 2 of the Runs, in 2008 and 2010. In 2008 I was at the Bristol Motor Speedway watching everyone take their laps around the track. Wanted to be out there really bad, but it was fun to watch. Here are my pics from that day.

      http://s428.p...iew=slideshow

      In 2010 I was at Year One on Sunday morning for the kickoff. That close, and couldn't go on the Run. weepy image

      http://s428.p...iew=slideshow

      So we're looking forward to actually being on the Run this year. It will be here before we know it! banana image
       

       

      1977 Y82
      1995 Y82
    5. #15 Feb 21, 2012 at 3:57 pm

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      Quote:
      Originally posted by ddmurdock  I have yet to actually drive 1 mile in a Bandit Run, but I've been to 2 of the Runs, in 2008 and 2010. In 2008 I was at the Bristol Motor Speedway watching everyone take their laps around the track. Wanted to be out there really bad, but it was fun to watch. Here are my pics from that day.

      http://s428.p...iew=slideshow

      In 2010 I was at Year One on Sunday morning for the kickoff. That close, and couldn't go on the Run. weepy image

      http://s428.p...iew=slideshow

      So we're looking forward to actually being on the Run this year. It will be here before we know it! banana image


      WELCOME!! THOSE ARE SOME MIGHTLY FINE PHOTOS !! Thanks for sharing!! Gang - don't look cause it'll make you wish the run wuz tomorrow! hyper image
       

       

      "Ready to Roll Roy?"
      78 WS6 TA, Original Owner, Martinique Blue, Coupe
      79 WS6 TA, Mayan Red, T-Tops
      and a couple of others that will remain nameless!
    6. #16 Feb 21, 2012 at 4:28 pm

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      Man, Bristol was a blast!!!! veryhappy image cheerful image
       

       

      "Ready to Roll Roy?"
      78 WS6 TA, Original Owner, Martinique Blue, Coupe
      79 WS6 TA, Mayan Red, T-Tops
      and a couple of others that will remain nameless!
    7. #17 Feb 21, 2012 at 4:58 pm

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      There are soooo many great memories! Here's a few more... scratchchin image

      '07 - Texarkana to Atlanta - leaving Birmingham following the Hershey's with David hammer down and Lori hanging out the T-Top filming "Little Red TA" with her video camera...then David getting pulled over 'cause Lori didn't have her seat belt on.
      idea image Aahhh - Talladega, the museum, and photo with the track behind us!! applause image

      '08 - Columbus to Atlanta (Year One) - Running with Clint, Sarge, and RockSho really quickly down the four lane black top from OH to WV to the State House! Wow! what a wild time! And coming through the NC/GA mountains with almost every color of TA made in '78 except black!! - there's a rare moment for a BR !! cool image

      '09 - Branson to Atlanta (YO) - running out with PonchoFreek 2 weeks prior, storing the cars, flying home, flying back out, picking up cars on that Sunday night, and beginning the run on Monday am with the group into Harrison for the arrival of THE RIG !!! Running Ole' Route # 7 through the Ozarks into Hot Springs for the convention center event! Wow! How can we forget the HotSprings CC! laughing image Then, into Graceland, and Nashville...with Tyler yelling on the radio "Hey Ron...where'd ya get that seat cover?" Then, dragon's tail!

      '10 - Atlanta to Beach Run - the whole dang thing seemed perfect but the part that stands out was the Sherriff Dept Sargeant that was not going to allow us on the Beach for the photo shoot despite mine and Ric's best persuasion UNTIL she walked outside with us and saw Ric's '77 SE. She melted like chocolate in the Daytona sun!! Remember that Ric? And Rando telling 'bout getting pulled over after he exited for a 10-100 just north of Big Daddy Don Garlitt's. Runners you should get Rando to tell you about that stop..."if I say we are going to 1, we ain't going to 1, were going to 3". rotfl image

      '11 - Lincoln to Atlanta (YO) - priceless times with JesupTA and then running to Lincoln with the KC gang the next morning from Liberty MO. All the way back to Snowman's "KEEP" (Wayne & Tanya's) for his antique truck collection and then Mt Vernon! lmao image The whole dang town turned out!! Then Bowling Green, and, and, and, and... dizzy image dang it's fun!!
       

       

      "Ready to Roll Roy?"
      78 WS6 TA, Original Owner, Martinique Blue, Coupe
      79 WS6 TA, Mayan Red, T-Tops
      and a couple of others that will remain nameless!
    8. #18 Feb 22, 2012 at 10:07 pm

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      ALL the times on the Run with Shaker running my front door. Running 2010 with my son Derek and future daughter in law Kim in our 4th Gens with the rest of the Breakfast Club... (Yea you know who you are)! Breaking out my '92 convertible to run last year from Bowling Green into the Big A . And honestly I am SEVERELY GEEKED about this years run for so many reasons! Wish we could do this every year Quarterly! biggrin image hyper image biggrin image hyper image biggrin image hyper image biggrin image
       

       

      Ponchofreek
      75 Sterling Silver T/A original owner 406ci 350 Turbo (my first car)
      69 Firebird TA Clone 77-400ci 400 turbo (dyno'd 289 rwhp )
      85 Red TA 305 (transplanted 86) TPI 700r4 t-tops ,Custom Int
      92 Green TA vert 305 5spd
      00 Black WS6 6 spd 5.7 litre, Leather, T-Tops.
      81 Basket case WS6 completed project ls2 4L80trans 74 Red T/A future project (another LS conversion with 6 spd)
    9. #19 Feb 23, 2012 at 10:35 am

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      '10 - Atlanta to Beach Run - the whole dang thing seemed perfect but the part that stands out was the Sherriff Dept Sargeant that was not going to allow us on the Beach for the photo shoot despite mine and Ric's best persuasion UNTIL she walked outside with us and saw Ric's '77 SE. She melted like chocolate in the Daytona sun!! Remember that Ric? And Rando telling 'bout getting pulled over after he exited for a 10-100 just north of Big Daddy Don Garlitt's. Runners you should get Rando to tell you about that stop..."if I say we are going to 1, we ain't going to 1, were going to 3".

      I now Deb and I were settleing in to some down time. Lunch at the North Turn Resturante. But that didn't last but a minute.

      Shaker, we couldn't of pulled off the photo shoot without you and Rick.

      A BIG THANK YOU to you guys!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! applause image applause image applause image
       

       

      Keep on Pontiyakkin'

      Mark

      Edited Feb 23, 2012 at 10:37 am

    10. #20 Feb 25, 2012 at 6:08 pm

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      Well, I wish we had that interview with Ric and the Sargeant on video. It would be worth more than the whole dang SATB movie today - it would be almost - well priceless. When she saw that Black and Gold '77 SE sitting in front of the Volusia County Beach Patrol office on A1A, she really melted. She changed her mind about us driving on the beach faster than the politicians in washington dc!

      I telling you the truth, the car is the star of this story... thanks to Ric for driving his car down there to the interview. It was priceless! Im telling you... she came and saw that car and started telling us about all the good times she'd had in High School in 77-78 Trans Ams and it was allllllll over rover!!!

      lmao image

      And the rest is history 'cause we (all of us'ns) made the front cover of HP Pontiac a couple of months later....

      rotfl image

      Hat's off to Ric's car! She's the star!!!!
       

       

      "Ready to Roll Roy?"
      78 WS6 TA, Original Owner, Martinique Blue, Coupe
      79 WS6 TA, Mayan Red, T-Tops
      and a couple of others that will remain nameless!

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